Cretech London

Preview: What’s on at CREtech London

Europe’s most important proptech networking conference, CREtech London, is back on 27-28 October at Magazine London.

Attendees can expect two days packed with insights from industry leaders, developers, agents, investors, tech founders and more.

Between high profile keynote speakers and in-person networking with more than 1,000 commercial real estate owners, CREtech London will be the event that helps you convert your real estate technology strategy into reality.

Here is a sneak peek at what you can expect to see at CREtech London in just a few weeks’ time:

Speakers

  • Guy Grainger, vice president, British Property Federation; global head of sustainability services & ESG, JLL
  • Paul Birkin, chief digital & technology officer, CBRE
  • Despina Katsikakis, executive partner, global lead Total Workplace, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Faisal Butt, CEO & founder, Pi Labs
  • Gregory Dewerpe, founder, A/O PropTech

Sessions

Data evolution: From predictive analytics to monetisation

Sophisticated commercial real estate companies are scrambling to hire the most brilliant mathematicians. They are looking to harness the opportunities that advance mathematics like predictive analytics and complex modeling to positively impact their business. They are also exploring a new frontier: data monetization.

All these advancements come with a host of ethical and logistical considerations. Hear form CRE’s leading data-minded experts on the exciting future developments and its challenges.

Wednesday, 11:15-11:55am, Main Stage

  • Grigor Hadjiev, head of product and development, Allianz Real Estate
  • LD Salmanson, CEO and co-founder, Cherre

The race to net zero: Landlords and occupiers leading the way

Learn from CRE’s most respected sustainability leaders on their respective company missions, drivers and strategies to decarbonise their portfolios. In this panel, we address: the moral and financial case for meaningfully adopting and investing in climate tech and ESG initiatives. The extraordinary financial opportunities and incentives that the industry can experience by investing in these technologies.

Wednesday, 3:05-3:45pm, Main Stage

  • Allan Wickham, head of climate and data, own operations, NatWest
  • Emily Wilson, urban lead, London and Partners
  • Matt Pumfrey, CEO, Innovation Gateway

The hybrid work revolution: The disruption of how and where we work

Post-COVID, the workplace is being fundamentally reimagined as the nature of work has changed. Savvy landlords are responding by creating digital experiences to address the needs for tenants’ flexibility, hotel-like amenities, as well as, putting more investments into building operations. This panel will feature the leading-edge landlords who are truly creating the new Building Operating System.

Thursday, 10:35-11:15am, Main Stage

  • Despina Katsikakis, executive partner, global lead Total Workplace, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Dirk Paelinck, chairman, European PropTech Association
  • James Pellatt, director of workplace and innovation, Great Portland Estate

VCs leading the way in climate investing

With the built world responsible for 40% of all carbon emissions, the industry has an enormous opportunity to be a huge catalyst for getting to net zero. In this extraordinary panel discussion, you will hear from the leading venture investors who are investing in the most promising tech solutions to help decarbonise the entire real estate sector.

Thursday, 1:05pm-1:45pm, Main Stage

  • Gregory Dewerpe, founder, A/O PropTech
  • Nicole LeBlanc, partner, Platform, 2150
  • Nicolas Samios, managing partner, PropTech1 Ventures

The full agenda and list of speakers at CREtech London is available here.

We look forward to seeing you there and exploring the future of real estate together.

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