MSCI/IPF Property Investment Conference

Join the 200+ confirmed delegates in Brighton this year. 

This year’s conference majors on the state of the UK real estate market cycle, the potential of alternative real assets, and the innovations and challenges in market supply conditions. The property sessions will be topped and tailed with visionary keynotes on the significance of global events for investment and the impact of disruptive technology on business. Session 5 will look at how the changing sources of debt are affecting the CRE funding market. The full agenda is now available for download. 

Conference Fees

Client (MSCI Client/IPF Member): £1,750 + VAT
Non-client: £1,950 + VAT
Your registration does not include accommodation. To view and book local hotels, click here.

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Nov 17-18, 2016

|Brighton


Time

Day 1: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Day 2: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location

The Grand Hotel
97-99 King's Road
Brighton, East Sussex
BN1 2FW
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once confirmed you will be able to count these towards
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Agenda

Day 1: Thursday 17 November 2016
TIME DETAILS
9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
10:00 a.m. WELCOME AND CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS

Bill Hughes, Head of Real Assets, Legal & General Investment Management

10:15 a.m.

Session 1: THE IMPACT OF GLOBAL EVENTS ON FINANCIAL MARKETS

Keynote presentation:
Distinguishing between the real and perceived risks for investment
Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times

Q&A with chairman and audience

11:15 a.m. REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:45 a.m.

Session 2: READING BETWEEN THE LINES: NEW INSIGHTS ON INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE CYCLES

Riding the waves: what can we learn from the long term analysis of sectors, markets and regions?
Remy Briand, Managing Director, Global Research, MSCI

How is the current cycle different from those of the past?
Paul Clark, Chief Investment Officer, The Crown Estate
Ian Mason
, Portfolio Manager, AEW UK Investment Management

Panellist:
Marleen Bosma-Verhaegh, Head of Research, Bouwinvest

Q&A with chairman and audience

1:00 p.m. LUNCH AND NETWORKING
2:15 p.m.

Session 3: RAISING THE NEW GENERATION OF ASSETS: INNOVATIONS AND CONSTRAINTS IN REAL ESTATE SUPPLY

How are building design changes and construction/development challenges shaping the UK market?
Bek Seeley, Chief Financial Officer, Lendlease
Dan Nicholson, Managing Director, Head of UK, Tishman Speyer

Q&A with chairman and audience

3:30 p.m. REFRESHMENT BREAK
4:00 p.m.

Session 4: THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE OF REAL ASSETS

Alternative property sectors: Strategic justification and practical implementation
Hideki Kurata, Head of Alternatives & Special Situations, AXA IM Real Assets

Understanding infrastructure: What role should it play in the investment portfolio?
Perry Noble, Partner, Hermes Infrastructure

How does infrastructure compare to other real estate alternatives in terms of potential contribution to the portfolio? Challenges to the traditional fund management model.
Paul Richards, Head of the European Real Estate, Mercer

Q&A with chairman and audience

5:30 p.m. END OF DAY ONE
8:00 p.m.

GALA DINNER

After dinner speaker:
Tony Hawks, Author and Comedian

Day 2: Friday 18 November 2016
TIME DETAILS
9:30 a.m.

Session 5: TRENDS IN THE DEBT MARKET

The flow and pricing of credit to real estate are key to determining market conditions. Since the global financial crisis there has been a substantial evolution in the sources of debt. What are the implications of this growth? Is such an expansion injecting more or less risk into the system?

Session chair: Rob Martin, Chairman, IPF Research Steering Group and Director of Research Real Assets, Legal & General Investment Management

Changing Sources of Debt Capital
Drs. Hans Vrensen, Consulting Director, Hans Vrensen Consulting Limited

Crowdfunding: Gimmick or Game-changer?
Dr Brenna O'Roarty, Principal, RHL Strategic Solutions

Panellists:
Peter Cosmetatos, Chief Executive, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council
Emma Huepfl, Co-founder and Principal, Laxfield Group
Ravi Takhar, Chairman, Urban Exposure

Q&A with chairman and audience

11:00 a.m. REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:30 a.m.

Session 6: THE IMPLICATIONS OF DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS AND REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE

Keynote presentation
Stian Westlake, Executive Director - Policy and Research, Nesta

Q&A with chairman and audience

12:50 p.m. CHAIRMAN'S CLOSING REMARKS

Bill Hughes, Head of Real Assets, Legal & General Investment Management

1:00 p.m. LUNCH AND END OF DAY TWO

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Event Speakers

Marleen Bosma-Verhaegh

Head of Research | Bouwinvest

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Remy Briand

Managing Director and Global Head of Research | MSCI

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Paul Clark

Chief Investment Officer | The Crown Estate

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Peter Cosmetatos

Chief Executive | Commercial Real Estate Finance Council

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Tony Hawks

Author and Comedian |

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Emma Huepfl

Co-founder and Principal | Laxfield Group

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Bill Hughes

Legal & General Investment Management | Head of Real Assets

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Hideki Kurata

Head of Alternatives & Special Situations | AXA IM Real Assets

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Rob Martin

Director of Research Real Assets | Legal & General Investment Management

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Ian Mason

Portfolio Manager | AEW UK Investment Management

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Dan Nicholson

Managing Director, Head of UK | Tishman Speyer

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Perry Noble

Partner | Hermes Infrastructure

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Brenna O'Roarty

Principle | RHL Strategic Solutions

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Gideon Rachman

Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator | Financial Times

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Paul Richards

Head of European Real Estate | Mercer

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Bek Seeley

Chief Financial Officer | Lendlease

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Ravi Takhar

Chairman | Urban Exposure

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Hans Vrensen

Consulting Director | Hans Vrensen Consulting

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Stian Westlake

Executive Director - Policy and Research | Nesta

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