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Get set for ‘tech Tuesday’ at MIPIM

MetaProp, Prologis, Fifth Wall, WeWork are among the companies due to take part in the first dedicated day for exploring innovation at the annual Cannes property convention.

While there will inevitably be technology themes running throughout the programme of the three-day show, there has been a series of back-to-back sessions organised in a special venue outside the main Palais des Festivals for technology-related presentations.

Carlton Beach Club on La Croisette will host sessions covering venture capital and change amanagement as well as a networking breakfast and lunch for those delegates interested in how proptech brings innovation and efficiencies to the industry.

Some of the names already confirmed for the Carlton Beach Club programme on Tech Tuesday include:

Tuesday 10 March, Carlton Beach Club

09:30 | Invest in Tech – Networking Breakfast

10:30 | Inspirational opening keynote – details to be confirmed soon

11:15 | From 2019 to 2020: a year of tech investment

12:00 | Local trends, global game | Aaron Block, co-founder and managing partner at MetaProp

12:30 | Invest in Tech – Networking Lunch

13:45 | VC funding soars in the UK. What’s going on? | Faisal Butt, chief executive, Pi Labs; Lucette Demets, head of urban, London & Partners

14:45 | How to thrive in the era of VC? | Brendan Wallace, Fifth Wall

15:30 | Implementing two-way change management | François Rispe, managing director Southern Europe, and Robbert Heekelaar, VP architecture and emerging technologies, Prologis; and Christel Heydemann, executive VP France operations, Schneider Electric

16:15 | The future lies in tech infrastructures | Ronen Journo, senior VP enterprise at WeWork

More details are expected to be released next week. In addition to the Carlton agenda, there will be other tech sessions in the main Palais convention centre and other MIPIM venues throughout the week.

Monday evening will see Pi Labs and MIPIM PropTech host the Cannes First Night Out at The MIPIM Club. Register here.

On Tuesday afternoon there will be sessions in the Coral Room of the Palais on data collection and use. On Wednesday, the Coral Room will again be the focus for tech-related discussions on mobility and addressing climate change.

PlaceTech is a media partner of MIPIM.

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