The 40 Percent Symposium

THE PROPTECH CONFERENCE | 12TH APRIL 2018, BERLIN

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ABOUT

THE 8TH ANNUAL 40 PERCENT SYMPOSIUM

Theme

This year, the Symposium will focus on PropTech and how industry disruption is shaping the future of commercial real estate. The conference will explore the themes of technology and positive disruption in the industry.

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Attendees

The Symposium is aimed at investors, portfolio owners, project developers and consultants. The format enables delegates, speakers, and sponsors to share best practice and knowledge in this rapidly changing sector.

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Date & Location

Thursday 12th April 2018

Radisson Blu Hotel
Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 3
D-10178 Berlin, Germany

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AGENDA

THURSDAY 12TH APRIL 2018

08:30

Registration & Networking Breakfast

09:30

Welcome from 40 Percent Symposium Founder

Speaker: John Pike BSc, FRICS

09:40

Keynote Address

Disruption in the real estate industry and the part that building automation and information technology will play.

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Wulf Bauerfeld

10:10

After the Paris Agreement

Innovative Instruments for the Risk and Return Assessment of Commercial Real Estate from an Investor’s Perspective.

Speaker: Jan Von Mallinckrodt

Speaker: Martin Bornholdt

10:40

The Investment Value in Connectivity

Discussion with presentations from a developer and an operator in one of the world’s most connected buildings.            

Speaker: Donal Campbell

Speaker: Martin Rodeck

11:15

Coffee & Networking Break

11:45

Is the Internet of Things and AI the new Sustainability?

Capitalising on sustainability through connected buildings. Focusing on what really matters to end users in buildings can drive meaningful impact on our industry, and do so at a scale using sustainable technologies. 

Speaker: Benjamin Kott

12:05

Is the Building Industry Going Round in Circles?  

The circular economy and how to adapt our buildings.

Speaker: Dr. Christine Lemaitre

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart

12:45

Networking Lunch

13:45

Disruptors Round Table Session

Listen to some of the most innovative European entrepreneurial start-ups in the real estate industry today, and how they are tackling; effective energy management, data management, methods of connectivity, tracking and managing space, the circular economy and many other aspects of leading edge technology.

15:25

Coffee & Networking Break

15:45

Health & Wellbeing…Simply a trend, or is there added value for your tenants and investments behind the hype?

The latest thinking on the delivery of a healthy and sustainable office environment.

Speaker: Philippa Gill

Speaker: Chris Birch

Moderator: Hermann Horster

16:15

The Future of Work and Commute.

Technology, the impact of robots and a multi-generational workforce.

Speaker: Frank Beckmann

Speaker: Paul Sutcliffe

Speaker: Dieter Siebert

17:00

Closing Remarks

Speaker: John Pike BSC, FRICS

17:10

Drinks Reception & Networking

SPEAKERS

MEET OUR EXPERTS

John Pike BSc, FRICS

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Prof. Dr. Wulf Bauerfeld

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Jan von Mallinckrodt

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Martin Bornholdt

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Donal Campbell

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Martin Rodeck

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Benjamin Kott

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Dr. Christine Lemaitre

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Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart

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Philippa Gill

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Hermann Horster

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Chris Birch

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Frank Beckmann

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Paul Sutcliffe

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Dieter Siebert

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SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

MEET OUR SPONSOR AND PARTNER ORGANISATIONS

PLATINUM SPONSOR

ES EnviroSustain will once again be the host of The 40 Percent Symposium.

ES EnviroSustain’s main concern – reflected by its name – is environment and sustainability. Since being founded in 2001 by Birgit Memminger-Rieve PhD and Frank Burchardi, the company has developed into a Europe-wide consulting firm for the real estate industry. Employed at the Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Berlin, and Flensburg branches, the interdisciplinary team of architects, constructional engineers, building services engineers, environmental engineers, and geologists work in the interest of international clients.

The company offers extensive consulting services for existing and new buildings including technical and environmental due diligence as well as energy efficiency and sustainability of buildings. This encompasses energy audits, design and monitoring of energy efficiency measures as part of ISO 50001 energy management, project- and construction monitoring, Green Building certification with focus on LEED® and BREEAM and sustainability consulting on portfolio level including GRESB and Environmental Management approaches.

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PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

EDGE Technologies is a real estate technology company, seeking to develop superior buildings that actively contribute to the health of people and the world. We combine decades of experience in the real estate and technology industry. Our team is committed to making the built environment greener, smarter and healthier with a user-centred approach. EDGE Technologies is owned by OVG Real Estate, with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Hamburg and New York, and incorporates a technology-driven operations platform that delivers the best buildings and solutions for ambitious customers worldwide.

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PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

Regus is the leading global workspace provider. We have built an unparalleled network of office, co-working and meeting spaces for companies to use in every city in the world. It’s an infrastructure to support every business opportunity – a global infrastructure built for businesses.

Our network of workspaces enables businesses to operate anywhere, without the need for set-up costs or capital investment. It provides our customers with immediate cost benefits and the opportunity to fully outsource their office portfolio.

It’s a network designed to enhance productivity and connect 1.5 million like-minded professionals: an instant global community, and a place to belong. Our network of office, co-working and meeting spaces covers 3,000 locations in over 1,000 cities and over 100 countries, and serves 1.5 million members every month.

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SPEAKERS’ AND SPONSORS’ DINNER SPONSOR

WW+KN legal is a highly qualified, highly engaged and fast responding law firm in all real estate, building design and construction law matters. We are highly focused on individual and personal counselling.

Only if we realise our clients’ needs, are we able to develop the best solutions. Therefore, all our lawyers fully understand and address corporate needs.

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PARTNERS

We are delighted to be joined by a number of partners for our 2018 Symposium on the 12th April in Berlin.

If you would like to partner with the 40 Percent Symposium, please contact us to discuss our range of sponsorship packages.

DON’T MISS OUT!

JOIN YOUR PEERS IN BERLIN ON 12TH APRIL

“Participating in the 40% Symposium as a speaker was the highlight of the year.”

“I have never been to a conference of such high quality: interesting presentations and interested people, good location, good food…..Just perfect!”

“Quite simply, this is the most relevant and useful real estate conference in the calendar.”

“All presentations were excellent and the networking breaks provided a fantastic opportunity to catch up with other speakers and attendees on new sustainability trends.”

“Congratulations, the network that you have access to and the clearly above-average event regarding the quality of participants has made for an excellent event.”

“I very much appreciated both the professional atmosphere and high standards of speakers and audience.”