Programme
Innovation Forum

 
The exclusive programme at the Innovation Forum will provide an overview of trends and developments and present best practice examples and new ideas.


Panel

Oct 8, 2018

09:30 — 10:30

Invest

How to drive Collaboration between Key Industry Players and Early Stage Technology

Real Estate Industry compared with Financial Industry

Christian Ehl, CEO, Hillert und Co. GmbH (Moderation)

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Keynote

Oct 8, 2018

10:30 — 11:15

Invest

Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate

Empowering human potential, freeing up time for creativity and innovative thinking

Hans-Christian Boos, CEO & Founder, Arago GmbH

A multidisciplinary field of science and today’s omnipresent technology. Hype and fear are based on incomprehension over what Artifical Intelligence is all about. Join Hans-Christian “Chris” Boos on a global journey. In Europe, robots are enemies, servants in America and friends in Japan. The computer scientist was awarded with the John F. Kennedy National Leadership […]

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Panel

Oct 8, 2018

11:15 — 12:00

Invest

Artificial Intelligence in the Real Estate Industry

Discussion with Tech Companies

Christian Ehl, CEO, Hillert und Co. GmbH (Moderation)

Everybody is talking about the possibilities of new machine learning algorithms, large datasets and the possibilities due to increasing processing power. How will Articifical intelligence change the real estate industry? What are the areas of application for AI-driven innovation today and tomorrow?

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Battle

Oct 8, 2018

12:00 — 13:00

Invest

Startup Battlefield: Invest

Focus Startup Pitches

Christian Ehl, CEO, Hillert und Co. GmbH (Moderation)

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Panel

Oct 8, 2018

13:00 — 14:00

Invest

Real Estate Finance is needed – Banks are not?

How is FinTech transforming Finance?

Jonas Haberkorn, Project Lead, Real Estate Innovation Network (Moderation)

Even with rising online marketplaces, the European real estate finance industry seems to be invariable. What are the key technology trends in real estate finance and does blockchain technology influence current business strategies? How is the relationship between the incumbents and new fintech companies? Are the current legislative and regulatory requirements protecting you from new […]

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Keynote

Oct 8, 2018

14:00 — 14:30

Invest

Introduction on Blockchain Technology

Use Cases for Real Estate

Achim Jedelsky, Head of Processes & IT, Daimler Real Estate GmbH

Blockchain is one of the latest and most present technologies. Learn about the essential elements, the possibilities but also limitations of blockchain technology. Revolution or hype? How is the real estate industry adapting? Will we enter a more decentralised world?

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Invest


Panel

Oct 8, 2018

14:30 — 15:30

Invest

Blockchain and the Influence on the Real Estate Industry

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katarina Adam, HTW Berlin (Moderation)

The invention of blockchain technology is to overcome a middle man – how can a platform economy justify the original approach of blockchain, since the platform is merely another form of intermediary? Tokenization of assets is a new form of fundraising. How are publishers taxed if they underlay their real estate with a token model? […]

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Panel

Oct 8, 2018

15:30 — 16:30

Market

Are Amazon, Alibaba and Co. destroying Stationary Trading?

The future of retail

Wolfgang Moderegger, Co-Founder, Real Estate Innovation Network AG (Moderation)

Amazon now accounts for around 5% of all American retail sales in the US and online retailing in Germany continues to grow as well. At the same time, Asian retailers are at the forefront of establishing new technologies in the retail industry. Technology companies such as Alibaba are investing heavily in new infrastructure to cover […]

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Market


Battle

Oct 8, 2018

16:30 — 17:30

Market

Startup Battlefield: Market

Focus Startup Pitches

Christian Ehl, CEO, Hillert und Co. GmbH (Moderation)

Startups:
Jury:
  • Joanna Fisher, Managing Director Center Management, ECE Projektmanagement GmbH & Co. KG
  • Fabian Hürzeler, Real Estate Product & Service Manager, Swiss Life Asset Managers
  • Martin Wild, Chief Innovation Officer, MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group
  • Nico Schröder, Head of Retail Development, Aachener Grund


Party

Oct 8, 2018

17:30 — 18:00

Other

Firestarters Magazine – Launch Event

Judi Seebus, Editor in chief, PropertyEU
Erik de Boer, Acting Publisher, PropertyEU/EuroProperty
Wolfgang Moderegger, Co-Founder, Real Estate Innovation Network AG
Claudia Boymanns, Exhibition Director, EXPO REAL // Messe München

The new technology magazine will be available at EXPO REAL for the first time. Even the proptech dummies amongst us can see that the role of the real estate industry is changing thanks to the accelerating pace of new technological developments. But why are these technologies developing so fast, how are they impacting on our […]


Party

Oct 8, 2018

16:30 — 19:00


Keynote

Oct 9, 2018

09:30 — 10:00

Plan & Build

Innovation in Architecture: How to design for the next Generation?

New Co-Living concepts - New Projects in New York City

Matthias Hollwich, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Hollwich Kushner Architecture DPC

Panel

Oct 9, 2018

10:00 — 11:00

Plan & Build

Co-Living, Micro-Living and Serviced Apartments

Is Co-Living the new Residential?

Justina Jursyte, Co-Founder, Project Lead, PropTech Baltic, RealBox (Moderation)

Co-living could help solve some of the biggest social problems, from loneliness to the aging population and housing affordability. What does it take for communal living to transform from millennial to mainstream? What is the most significant value and how does human psychology step in? What drives it more: economic necessity or shifting norms?

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Panel

Oct 9, 2018

11:00 — 12:00

Plan & Build

Student Hotels, Serviced Apartments – Hotel Concepts for the next Generation?

New Hybrids between Hotels, Apartments and Co-Living

Sabine Schoorl, Director, Van Wijnen Groep N.V. (Moderation)

Is a higher return on capital expected in serviced apartments in comparison to hotels or apartments? How large is the market share at the moment? Can the demand be serviced at the moment or not? Where is the market hypothesis? Where are the risks? Where is the differentiation to co-living and serviced apartments? These are […]

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Battle

Oct 9, 2018

12:00 — 13:00

Plan & Build

Startup Battlefield: Plan & Build

Focus Startup Pitches

Christian Ehl, CEO, Hillert und Co. GmbH (Moderation)

Startups:
Jury:

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Plan & Build


Panel

Oct 9, 2018

13:00 — 14:00

Plan & Build

Are Technical (DigitaI) Buildings the better Investments?

Damian Wild, Editor, Estates Gazette (Moderation)

What are the real reasons for developing smart buildings and what are the main challenges? Are there already investment criteria for these new buildings? What is the minimum and maximum of technology in commercial buildings?

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Panel

Oct 9, 2018

14:00 — 15:00

Smart City & Work

Leading European Startup-Hubs and their Eco-System

Where are Investors heading to? Where are the best startups coming from? – How important is a startup ecosystem for the economic development of a city?

Prof. Greg Clark, Chairman, The Business of Cities Ltd (Moderation)

What are the most important factors for cities to become a leading international startup eco-system? Experience each city representative to present their city as an allocation for startup companies in 5 minutes.

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Panel

Oct 9, 2018

15:00 — 16:00

Smart City & Work

New Workplace Concepts and their Impact on the Real Estate Industry

Susanne Eickermann-Riepe, Partner, German Real Estate Leader, PwC (Moderation)

What is the „new workplace“? Is it more than just colourful chairs and occupying those colourful chairs twice? What does an ideal property for co-working providers look like? Are there new requirements for project developers? What is the vision for the future of offices?

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Panel

Oct 9, 2018

16:00 — 17:00

Other

Impact/Influence from Outside: Venture Capital, Accelerators and Tech-Companies

Julia Arlt, Global Digital Real Estate Leader, PwC (Moderation)

Join leading international venture capitalists in the discussion which stages of the real estate life cycle will be disrupted. Which proptech business models are not sustainable? Do venture capitalists really add value and how is the relationship with limited partners of the real estate industry?

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Smart City & Work


Battle

Oct 9, 2018

17:00 — 18:00

Smart City & Work

Startup Battlefield: Smart City & Work

Focus Startup Pitches

Christian Ehl, CEO, Hillert und Co. GmbH (Moderation)

Startups:
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Party

Oct 9, 2018

17:00 — 19:00


Panel

Oct 10, 2018

10:00 — 10:30

Manage & Operate

Simplifying the Rental Process with a Rental Contract Generator

An Initiative by the Real Estate Innovation Network searching for an Implementor

Wolfgang Moderegger, Co-Founder, Real Estate Innovation Network AG (Moderation)

The Real Estate Innovation Network pitches an idea for startups looking for someone who can realize the idea of a rental contract generator.

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Panel

Oct 10, 2018

10:30 — 11:30

Manage & Operate

Innovation from Inside: How Corporates shape their Digital Future

Jonas Haberkorn, Project Lead, Real Estate Innovation Network (Moderation)

The world is moving from a relatively stable business environment to one characterized by rapid rates of change with ever more disruptions generating increasing uncertainty and unpredictability. This is especially true for large organisations, which need to look to the external environment in order to develop new strategies from a value and cost perspective.  How […]

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Panel

Oct 10, 2018

11:30 — 12:00

Manage & Operate

Pedestrian Traffic and People Frequencies influence Real Estate Value

Measurement and Analytics - Comparing live-data of Tech Companies

Thorsten Marquardt, Managing Director, Retailtech Hub (Moderation)

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Battle

Oct 10, 2018

12:00 — 13:00

Manage & Operate

Startup Battlefield: Manage & Operate

Focus Startup Pitches

Christian Ehl, CEO, Hillert und Co. GmbH (Moderation)

Startups:
Jury:

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Manage & Operate