Agenda – 2nd PropTech Asia

Site Visit : 10 September 2019

9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Paya Lebar Quarter

Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ) is an SGD 3.6 billion mixed use urban regeneration project and a key catalyst to Singapore’s masterplan to transform Paya Lebar into a bustling, dynamic lifestyle and business hub. Directly connected to the dual MRT lines at Paya Lebar Interchange, the centrally located PLQ comprises close to one million square feet of progressive workspaces in 3 Grade A office towers, a shopping mall with a total retail area of 340,000 square feet with over 200 shops as well as indoor and experiential parkside alfresco dining set in over 100,000 square feet of green public spaces. The 429-unit residential development sits on an exclusive plot with convenient covered access to shopping and lifestyle amenities, delivering the best of city life.

  • What makes a smart precinct and tour of PLQ
  • Tour of csuites, PLQ’s next-generation flexible workspace
  • Live at PLQ – Smart technologies for building optimisation and tenant experience
  • The Customer Experience – Placemaking, connectivity and seamless technologies

Day 1 : 11 September 2019

08:00
Main Conference Registration & Morning Coffee

09:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Neeraj Bansal, Partner and Head Corridors (ASEAN, HK, Taiwan), Member KPMG Global Steering Group – Real Estate and Construction, KPMG, India

09:10
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Buildings Finally Get a Brain

  • How are machine learning and AI impacting building operations?
  • How is data being collected and used to make buildings more efficient?
  • How is the real estate industry utilizing new tools to enhance the tenant experience?

John Gilbert, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Technology Officer, Rudin, U.S.

09:40
Property Developers’ Roundtable:
Responding to Disruption and Transformation

  • The impact of a new global trade regime on real estate
  • Government masterplans and transformation roadmaps
  • Trends in Utilisation and Yields, and what to expect
  • How will tech and digitalization shape the industry across all asset classes
  • Investor sentiment

Moderator:
Bernie Devine, Regional Director, Asia, Yardi Systems, Singapore

Panellists:
Chris Marriott, Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia, Savills, Singapore
Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer, Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Malaysia
Fairuz Radi, Chief Transformation Officer and Head of Group Managing Director’s Office, Sime Darby Property, Malaysia
Dr. John Millar, Chief Strategy Development Officer, Ananda Development, Thailand

10:30
Morning Networking and Refreshment Break


INVESTMENTS AND MARKETS


11:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

James Dearsley, Co-Founder, Unissu, U.K.

11:10
PROPTECH KEYNOTE
Global PropTech Markets and Asia: The State of Collaboration and Innovation

  • The changing market dynamics in Asia, and Southeast Asia in focus: growth, capital investment, and innovation in real estate
  • What technologies are emerging and on the rise across the different markets in the region?

James Dearsley, Co-Founder, Unissu, U.K.

11:40
CVC PANEL:
Assessing the Real Estate Technology Investment Climate

  • Insights on current real estate environments and alignment of interest for value in an increasingly global market
  • Assessing the past year: how have certain ventures progressed and has it worked out?
  • Establishing a CVC: real-time challenges, key considerations and use cases from working with start-ups

Moderator:
Ali Fancy, Principal, Cento Ventures, Singapore

Panelists:
Kan Notoya, Project Lead, 31VENTURES, Mitsui Fudosan, Japan
Navakorn (Jason) Ratanamanee, Investment Lead, Siri Ventures, Thailand
Shannon Lee, Lead, C31 Ventures, CapitaLand Limited, Singapore*
Dr. Tan Kok Heng, Executive Director, Sunway RE Capital, Malaysia*

12:20
Networking Lunch


PROPTECH IN FOCUS


13:20
INDUSTRY ADDRESS
Built to Last: Examining PropTech’s Impact and Realities in Real Estate

  • Current state of play of PropTech’s impact across the real estate value chain: what has made sense in markets across Asia and what remains to seen?
  • The realities and costs behind the uptake of technology and innovation
  • Case studies and forecast for the real estate industry’s next priority

Jordan Kostelac, Director, PropTech – Asia Pacific, JLL, Hong Kong

13:50
PANEL DISCUSSION:
The Rise of PropTech in Different Markets

  • Proliferation of technology and innovation across Asia: which key innovations have stood out and how does it differ within the region?
  • BIM and ConTech: how much of the build phase is being digitalized in Asia today?
  • Real estate FinTech and crowdfunding: what is the outlook for this over the next 5 years and what would it mean to real estate players?
  • Property portals: the state of play and future of property search in Asia

Moderator:
James Dearsley, Co-Founder, Unissu, U.K.

Panelists:
Akina Ho, Head of Digital Transformation and Innova­tion, The Great Eagle Company, Hong Kong
Elizabeth Siew, Deputy President, Malaysia PropTech Association, Malaysia
Ronald Le, Vice President, Vietnam PropTech Network, Vietnam

14:30
AI and AR in Powering Real Estate Marketplaces

  • Building trust and transparency with tech in the property sector
  • Using data and AI for enabling property seekers and other key players in the real estate industry
  • From evolving the company over the 10 years to launching Southeast Asia’s first visual search solution for the property sector

Manav Kamboj, Chief Technology Officer, PropertyGuru Group, Singapore

15:00

The Myths of Real Estate Tokenization

  • The mechanics of tokenization and digital securities
  • What innovations can tokenization bring to real estate industry?
  • Visualization of tokenization with demo

Adrian Lai, CEO, Liquefy, Hong Kong

15:30
Afternoon Networking Tea Break

16:00
PROPERTY DEVELOPERS’ ROUNDTABLE:
The Uptake and Mandate for Technological Innovation

  • Business as usual: realising the ROI in PropTech
  • What are the pain points and considerations around implementing a certain technology or solution apart from cost?
  • Efficiencies through automation: which are processes that can be streamlined and made transparent?
  • How will open and standardized data change the industry and add value to the real estate ecosystem, and how far are we as a region from achieving that?
  • Putting your own real estate data to work

Moderator:
James Dearsley, Co-Founder, Unissu, U.K.

Panelists:
John Gilbert, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Technology Officer, Rudin, U.S.
Dr. Tawicha Trakulyingyong, Chief Technology Officer, Sansiri, Thailand
Fairuz Radi, Chief Transformation Officer and Head of Group Managing Director’s Office, Sime Darby Property, Malaysia
Binoo Joseph, Chief Information Officer, Emaar Properties, UAE

16:40
End of Conference Day 1

Day 2 : 12 September 2019

09:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Akina Ho, Head of Digital Transformation and Innovation, The Great Eagle Company, Hong Kong


DIGITAL BUILT ENVIRONMENT


09:10
The Digital Property Life-Cycle: Integrating Tech Solutions

  • Understand how technologies can be applied in the corporate occupier and investor life-cycles
  • Review visualization, business intelligence and tenant engagement platforms
  • Examine the various dimensions and impacts of technological change in the workplace

Nik Sudhakar, Director, Digital Solutions, Asia, CBRE, Hong Kong

09:50
Future-Ready Digital Infrastructure: Infusing Business with IT Operations

  • Transiting core business processes to cloud for efficiencies, supported growth and constant innovation
  • Building the foundations for capitalising on AI and machine learning innovations
  • Tokenisation: creating access to an ecosystem across real estate, retail, hospitality and entertainment

Binoo Joseph, Chief Information Officer, Emaar Properties, UAE

10:30
Morning Networking Tea Break

11:00
Sansiri Tech Forward: Innovation-Led Real Estate

  • Leveraging blockchain, AI, and IoT technologies across the entire value chain
  • Partnerships with leading local and global technology partners
  • Implementing digital operating and service platforms

Dr. Tawicha Trakulyingyong, Chief Technology Officer, Sansiri, Thailand

11:30
Holistic Approach to Managing Digital Built Environment: The Ananda Production System

  • The toolset: the technology that augments human capabilities
  • The skillset: the new capabilities and the processes put in place
  • The mindset: the culture for excellence
  • The dataset: how data will drive future innovation

Gao Li, Head of Business Innovation, Ananda Development, Thailand

12:00
Redefining the Customer Experience in Real Estate with Tech

  • Delivering more with less through tech innovation of new in the now
  • Embracing the culture of innovation from the inside out – innovating with the mentality/concept of what’s ‘Good for Business’ should be equally ‘Good for Customers’
  • Use cases for the impact of digital transformation on customer experience

Kay Choon Yip, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Aspen Group, Malaysia

12:40
Networking Lunch


DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND INNOVATION


13:30
Transformation Challenges in Real Estate – What is Killing It

Akina Ho, Head of Digital Transformation and Innovation, The Great Eagle Company, Hong Kong

14:00
A Sime Darby Case Study:
The Advancement of Technology for Sustainable Developments

Fairuz Radi, Chief Transformation Officer and Head of Group Managing Director’s Office, Sime Darby Property, Malaysia

14:30

Tapping into the Huge Potential of Chinese PropTech

  • Defining what “PropTech” means in China, and what is unique/exciting about the ecosystem
  • Tailoring our China strategy: dedicated China partners and programs for Chinese tech
  • How we launched UrbanLab – China’s first PropTech corporate accelerator

Anthony Liu, New Ventures Lead, Swire Properties, Hong Kong

15:00
Managing Innovation and Change Management: Innovation at Lendlease

  • Lendlease in working with start-ups and the process of innovation and change management
  • Use cases for the testing and integration of innovative ideas into business models for impact

Helen Lam, Head of Innovation and Head of Development Practices, Asia, Lendlease, Singapore

15:30
Afternoon Networking Tea Break


CONVERSATIONS IN PROPTECH


16:00
SESSION 1
Scaling Up Innovation and Tech Implementations

  • The next step after creating your initial pipelines: challenges, considerations and insights to corporate innovation
  • Integrating and scaling up of technology within organization
  • Lessons from open innovation and incubation of PropTech start-ups

Moderator:
Philip Pang, Associate Director, Colliers International, Hong Kong

Panelists:
Helen Lam, Head of Innovation and Development Practices, Asia, Lendlease, Singapore
Kay Choon Yip, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Aspen Group, Malaysia
Gao Li, Head of Business Innovation, Ananda Development, Thailand

16:40
SESSION 2
Enabling the Asian PropTech Ecosystem

  • Working with real estate corporates: perspectives across mature and early-stage start-ups
  • From organization-centric to an ecosystem-centric outlook: identifying areas for innovation and greater engagement in PropTech
  • How can various countries’ tech ecosystems within Asia interact with one another?

Moderator:
Leo Lo, Founder, Asia PropTech

Panelists:
Jordan Kostelac, Director, PropTech – Asia Pacific, JLL
Anthony Liu, New Ventures Lead, Swire Properties, Hong Kong
Paiboon Wongsasutthikul, Senior Vice President, Innovation & Strategic Partnership, Sansiri, Thailand
Pauline Chong, Principal, Cento Ventures, Singapore

17:20
End of Conference Day 2