WHAT'S ON THE AGENDA?

AGENDA

  • Time
    Sessions
  • 09:00 – 09:15
    Opening Remarks
  • 09:15 – 09:30
    Keynote –– Global Vision: a look at the rapid growth of the Asian property market

    • Speaker –– Sylvester Wong, Vice President, Strategies and Development, AECOM

    Welcome keynote on sustainable urban development, cross-border investments, global economy and market integration from 20-year industry veteran Sylvester Wong of AECOM, the honourary chairperson of this year’s PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit
  • 09:30 – 10:00
    Tech Keynote –– A new way to connect

    • Speaker –– Lim Wee Chiang, Co-Founder, VOV and Exclusive Partner, tēmi

    The tech keynote will focus on tēmi, the personal robot created by Yossi Wolf, its revolutionary AI and practical applications in our daily lives, plus insights on connected smart technology and a glimpse of our future offices and homes
  • 10:00 – 10:30
    Case Study –– Accessible tech

    • Speaker –– Dr. Gang Lu, Founder, TechNode.com / TechCrunch China

    Dr. Gang Lu will talk about opportunities to make technology and information accessible in massive market like Mainland China and territories through his experiences with TechNode and his partnership with TechCrunch
  • 10:30 – 10:45
    Refuel & Reconnect: Coffee break
  • 10:45 – 11:15
    Keynote –– Humanising Design: smart and integrated solutions that people want

    • Speaker –– Tim Kobe, Founder, Eight Inc

    The creator of the original Apple Store concept, Tim Kobe will discuss universal design and strategic concepts, and the evolution of technologies in the world of architecture
  • 11:15 – 11:45
    Keynote –– Smart Cities 2019: A new way forward

    • Speaker –– Charles Reed Anderson, Founder, CRA & Associates

    There’s a lot of buzz around Smart Cities, but the question is - has the industry lived up to the hype? Charles Reed Anderson will examine the Smart City ecosystem to identify which markets, strategies, technologies & solutions are driving Smart Cities forward - and what to look out for in the coming 12 months.
  • 11:45 – 12:15
    Panel –– Tech Disruptors: solutions that are transforming the way we build, to the way we live

    Sustainable consumer products for residential or commercial building use, reduction of carbon footprint in these buildings, and Southeast Asia’s growing mobile and data-driven economy that may potentially eclipse China’s

    • Moderator –– Joelle Chan, Programme Director, Beca Singapore
    • Prof. Jason Pomeroy, Founder, Pomeroy Studio and Pomeroy Academy
    • Prof. Nadia Magnenat Thalmann, Founder and Director, MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland / Director, Institute for Media Innovation, Visiting Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
    • Stefan Rafael, Co-Founder & Head of Technology, One To One Displays
  • 12:15 – 13:45
    Munch & Mingle: Lunch & networking break
  • 13:45 – 14:15
    Panel –– 5G: Unleashing a new wave of connectivity

    Discussion on the Internet of Things (IoT) advancements in Asia’s smart buildings and homes, the introduction and deployment of 5G technology around the world and how it will advance the creation of smart cities, the reliability of Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6-enabled devices and connected properties in the region

    • Moderator –– David Nugent, Founder, Samvada Inc.
    • Asnee Wipatawate, Head of Enterprise Product and International Service, AIS
    • Dr. Jesada Sivaraks, Head of Government and Industry Relations, Ericsson (Thailand) Company Limited
    • Lock Fan, Head of Venture Capital, TechNode
  • 14:15 – 14:45
    Panel –– How to tell a digital tale that will grip your audiences

    Economic and digital marketing opportunities for real estate developers, sellers and marketers; data mining and analytics; best practices from the East and the West; real estate and drone photography; 3D virtual tours and AI; and use of online or social networking platforms

    • Moderator –– Tom Mitchell, Founder & Director, Treacle
    • Emma Felice, Content Creator, Tokidoki Traveller on YouTube
    • Rebeka Morgan, Co-Founder and Director, BuildHer Collective
    • Shailesh Goswami, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Foyr
  • 14:45 – 15:15
    Panel –– The "Sharing Economy" phenomena: how will it impact Asia’s major cities?

    A discussion on the benefits and risks of Asia’s growing shared economy, co-working and co-living services, and their impact on personal finance, efficiency, security, and sociability of inhabitants

    • Moderator –– Ben Hamley, Asia-Pacific Lead: Future of Work, JLL
    • Archawat Chareonsilp, Chief Strategy Officer, HUBBA Thailand
    • Catherine Ainsley, Global Head of Partnerships, Stasher
    • Mario Berta, Chief Executive Officer, FlySpaces
    • Mich Goh, Head of Public Policy, Southeast Asia, Airbnb
    • Sigrid Zialcita, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA)
  • 15:15 – 15:30
    Refuel & Reconnect: Coffee break
  • 15:30 – 16:00
    Panel –– Disruptive tech in the hands of the youth

    Discussion with experts and organisations that promote tech education, diversity in the tech sector, and creativity among young innovators

    • Moderator –– Adam Dollner, Founder, HubLearn; Vice President, VR AR Association Bangkok Chapter
    • Kribashini Hannon, Co-Founder and Director, BuildHer Collective
    • Nick Myers, Chief Executive Officer, RedFox AI / Director of Marketing & Communications, EVO Transportation & Energy Services, Inc.
    • Prof. Aileen O. Vicente, Project Leader, FireCheck, University of the Philippines Cebu
    • Petra Bührer, Chairwoman, IBM Technical Expert Council
  • 16:00 - 16:30
    Panel –– Asia’s tech hubs: the next wave of business success

    A discussion on the region’s emerging tech, data centre and logistics hubs, and how to use big data solutions to reassess real estate models and find proptech opportunities in the industry

    • Moderator – Wendy McEwan, Head of Marketing and Communications, Asia Pacific, Knight Frank Asia Pacific
    • Ivan Lam, Head of International Business, Charter Keck Cramer
    • Leo Lo, Founder, Asia PropTech
    • Dr. Nirmal De Silva, Founder & CEO, Paramount Realty
    • Sylvester Wong, Vice President, Strategies and Development, AECOM
  • 16:30 - 17:00
    Keynote –– The Economist Update

    • Speaker: Andrew Staples, Global Editorial Director, The Economist Corporate Network

    Andrew Staples of The Economist gives an overview of the macro-level economic, socio-political trends in Asia Pacific, growth trends, the US-China trade war and the “Digital Iron Curtain" and its ramifications on the region’s data-driven economy
  • 17:00 - 17:15
    Closing Remarks
  • 17:30 - 20:00
    Clink & Connect: Relax with a chilled drink and conversation with your peers at The View bar of the Athenee Hotel, Bangkok
  • Time
    Sessions
  • 09:15 – 09:30
    Opening Remarks
  • 09:30 – 10:00
    Innovation Keynote –– The Future of Digital Immersion

    • Speaker –– Kim Rellinger, Head of Agency & Performance (Thailand), Google

    Kim Rellinger of Google will talk about advances in technology – from voice recognition to computer vision, wich are blurring the line between “offline” and “online” realms – to explore the future of helpful technology in an increasingly immersive world
  • 10:00 – 10:30
    Panel –– Cyber risks: Is smart tech safe?

    Plenary discussion on security challenges and reinforcements in consumer products, smart home appliances, wearables, industrial development, fintech, robotics and AI development

    • Moderator –– Paul Ashburn, Co-Managing Partner, Thailand, BDO
    • Anthony Chow, CEO & Co-Founder, igloohome
    • Raj Kumar Gupta, Chief Technology Officer, VOV and Exclusive Partner, tēmi
  • 10:30 – 11:00
    Interactive Session –– Visualising the next generation of real estate businesses

    An interactive session and live demo of PropertyGuru Lens, FastKey, and Home Loan Pre-Approval from the region’s leading property technology company

    • Moderator –– Pacharee Pantoomano, Co-Founder, BrandNow.Asia
    • Jeff Ye, Chief Operating Officer, 58.com
    • Manav Kamboj, Chief Technology Officer, PropertyGuru Group
    • Sheldon Fernandez, General Manager, PropertyGuru FastKey
    • Vivek Kumar, Director, Product Management, PropertyGuru Group
  • 11:00 – 11:30
    Panel –– Leveraging fintech in Asian real estate markets

    The impact of blockchain and automation on job creation and/or retention in the property sector, and how fintech can improve transparency within this evolving industry

    • Moderator –– Philippa Allen, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, ComplianceAsia
    • Mark Shmulevich, Chief Operating Officer, Taiger
    • Dr Florian M. Spiegl, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, FinFabrik
    • Paul D. Volodarsky, Senior Associate, DFDL Thailand and Vietnam
  • 11:30 – 12:00
    Presentation –– PropertyGuru Tech Innovation Award 2019

    Awarding of finalists in the Commercial & Student categories

    • Chairperson of the Judges –– Manav Kamboj, Chief Technology Officer, PropertyGuru Group
    • Proptech Visionary of the Year –– Yossi Wolf, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, tēmi
    • Closing Remarks –– Jules Kay, Director, PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit & Asia Property Awards
  • 12:00 – 12:15
    Closing Remarks
  • 12:15 – 14:00
    Munch & Mingle: Lunch & networking

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