28th June 2021

InterContinental O2, London

Programme

We are working closely with the OpRE Advisory Board to put together an exciting conference programme for OpRE 2021. More details will be announced soon.


For speaker enquiries, please contact Andrew Sangster, T: +44 7958 562956


Below is the programme for Real Estate Tomorrow 2020.

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

At-a-glance →

09:45 - 10:00

Main Stage

Meet & greet; how the platform works

Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

Jonathan Worsley
Chairman, Bench

10:00 - 10:15

Mainstage

Operational real estate in context of the wider commercial and residential marker

Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

In communication with:

David Batchelor
Managing Director Operational Real Estate UK, CBRE

10:00 - 10:45

CMS Booth Session

Scotland and Germany: What can their operational real estate sectors learn from each other?

Johannes Bescher
Senior Associate, CMS

Andreas Otto
Partner, Global Co-Head of Real Estate & Construction Group, CMS

Roland Smyth
Head of Scottish hotels & leisure team, CMS

10:15 - 10:45

Main Stage

Experience economy and how real estate investors will be owners of the stage for experience businesses

James Wallman
Author of “Stuffocation”

10:30 - 11:00

CBRE Breakout Session

Flex/ Co-working

Miles Auger
Senior Director, Hotels Valuations

Owen Pritchard
Executive Director, CBRE Hotels

Stuart Smith
Managing Director, CBRE

10:45 - 11:15

Main Stage

Occupation trends and capital movements: the numbers are crunched

Thomas Page
Head of Hotels & Leisure, CMS

In communication with:

Mark Clacy-Jones
Fund Strategist – Real Estate, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Cedrik Lachance
Director of REIT Research, Green Street Advisors

11:00 - 11:30

CBRE Breakout Session

Deep Dive into the German Hotel Market

Olivia Kaussen
Managing Director, Head of Hotels Germany, CBRE

David Bailey
Consultant Senior Advisor, CBRE Hotels

11:15 - 11:45

Main Stage

Investor talk: the post-COVID opportunities and threats

Joanne Owen
Partner, DLA Piper

In communication with:

Andrew Ovey
Head of Healthcare, AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets

Duncan Owen
Global Head of Real Estate, Schroder Real Estate Investment Management

Martijn Vos
Director, APG Asset Management

11:30 - 12:00

CBRE Breakout Session

Healthcare

Tom Morgan
Executive Director, Healthcare Transactions, CBRE

Daniel Kay
Senior Advisor, Patron Capital Partners LLP

Michael Whitehead
Managing Director, Halcyon Care Homes

11:45 - 12:00

Networking

Networking & Coffee Break

12:00 - 12:30

Main Stage

Occupier CEOs discuss if there is a new normal or it’s back to normal

Joanne Winchester
Executive Director, Student Accommodation Valuation & Advisory Services, CBRE

In communication with:

Dimitris Manikis
President & Managing Director EMEA, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Ryan Prince
Founder & CEO, Uncle

Brian Welsh
CEO, Nido Student

12:00 - 12:45

Breakout Session

Where are the growth opportunities?

Matthew East
Partner, Gowling WLG

In communication with:

Navneet Bali
Founder and CEO, LyvInn

Frank Hildwein
Head of Hotel Acquisitions and Sales, Deka Immobilien

Andrew Hunter
Managing Director, FREO UK and Head of Hotels, FREO Group

12:00 - 12:45

CMS Booth Session

UK Development - Planning and Real Estate Issues and Trends

Martin Evans
Partner, CMS

Rebecca Roffe
Partner, CMS

Lindsay Barrett
Partner, CMS

12:30 - 13:00

Main Stage

M&A opportunities: more can kicking or will the vultures swoop?

Andrew Harrington
Partner, AHV Associates LLP

In communication with:

Coley Brenan
Partner, Head of Europe, KSL Capital Partners

Puneet Kanuga
Head of Hospitality Investments, Queensgate Investments LLP

Irina Stamate-Rocha
Partner - Healthcare & Education, Patron Capital Advisers LLP

12:30 - 13:00

CBRE Breakout Session

Deep Dive into The Netherlands Hotel Market

Jan Steinebach
Head of Hotels The Netherlands, CBRE

David Bailey
Consultant Senior Advisor, CBRE Hotels

13:00 - 13:30

Networking

Lunch & Networking Break

13:30 - 14:00

Main Stage

Operational challenges after the lockdown and the impact to investor returns

Susan Samuel
Partner, DLA Piper

In communication with:

Guus Bakker
CEO EMEA, Frasers Hospitality

Fabienne O'Neill
Co-Founder, Cuckooz Nest

Robert Ryan
Property Director, Techspace

13:45 - 14:30

CMS Booth Session

Hospitality through to Healthcare

Candice Blackwood
Partner, CMS

John Cumpson
Partner, CMS

James Miller
Partner, CMS

14:00 - 14:30

Main Stage

Desire for diversification: the appeal of non-traditional assets

Clare Thomas
Partner, Real Estate, CMS

In communication with:

Matthew Fletcher
Director of European Investor Outreach, EPRA

Jill Ju
Chief Investment Officer, The Collective

Lisette van Doorn
CEO Europe, Urban Land Institute

14:00 - 14:45

Breakout Session

Hotels and their alternatives

Jane Lees
Head of EMEA Hotels Valuation, CBRE

In communication with:

Ewan Cotter
Group Commercial Controller, Haulfryn Group

Eric Jafari
Chief Development Officer & Creative Director, edyn Group

Andrew Landsburgh
CEO & Founder, CODE Pod Hostels; Destiny Student

Martial Robardet
Head of Development, CityHub

Henri Wilmes
Chief Investment Officer, a&o Hotels and Hostels

14:30 - 14:45

Networking

Tea break

14:30 - 14:45

DLA Piper Booth session

Return to work for operational businesses after COVID-19

Teresa Hitchcock
Partner, DLA Piper

Ben Taylor
Legal Director, DLA Piper

14:45 - 15:15

Main Stage

Who bears the pain: the new normal for landlord / tenant relationships

Danielle Drummond-Brassington
Partner & Head of Real Estate Disputes, CMS

In communication with:

Frank Croston
Partner, Hamilton Hotel Partners

Erik Jacobs
Partner, HORECA Investment Partners

Theodor Kubak
Managing Partner, VOAH - Value One Arbireo Hospitality

14:45 - 15:15

CBRE Breakout Session

Deep Dive into the Spain and Portugal Hotel Markets

Duarte Morais Santos
Director, CBRE Hotels Portugal

Jorge Ruiz
Head of Hotels, Spain & Portugal, CBRE

David Bailey
Consultant Senior Advisor, CBRE Hotels

15:15 - 15:45

Main Stage

The Operational Real Estate Investor Forum debates the winners and losers

David Ryland
Chairman, Operational Real Estate Investors Forum

In communication with:

Laura Brinkmann
Vice President, Real Estate, Brookfield

Stephen McCall
CEO, edyn Group

Anders Nissen
CEO, Pandox

15:15 - 15:45

CBRE Breakout Session

Retirement living

Philip Schmid
Senior Director, Senior Living, CBRE

Jamie Bunce
CEO, Inspired Villages Group

Kevin Beirne
Head of Retirement, Octopus Real Estate

15:45 - 16:00

Main Stage

PRESENTATION – Why aren’t buildings smart yet?

James Whittaker
Chief Technology Officer, Biscuit Labs

15:45 - 16:30

CMS Booth Session

Does Covid19 mean the end for co-working/co-living?

Nick Wood
Partner, CMS

Rebecca Roffe
Partner, CMS

Lindsay Barrett
Partner, CMS

16:00 - 16:15

Main Stage

DISCUSSION - Will the virus speed up the digitisation of real estate?

Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

In communication with:

Frank Reeves
Co-Founder & CEO, Avvio

James Whittaker
Chief Technology Officer, Biscuit Labs

16:15 - 16:30

Main Stage

Closing remarks

Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

Jonathan Worsley
Chairman, Bench

David Batchelor
Managing Director Operational Real Estate UK, CBRE