WHAT’S ON THE AGENDA?

Adaptive Reinvention

Time (GMT+7)
Sessions
08:00 – 09:00 (GMT+7)
REGISTRATION
SEGMENT 1: RESTART / REBOUND
09:00 – 09:15 (GMT+7)

Opening Presentation
Introduction of ARES 2022 emcee and themes

Speaker:

  • Tina Ryan, ARES 2022 emcee
09:15 – 09:20 (GMT+7)

Welcome Remarks
A welcome message from PropertyGuru Group

Speaker:

  • Jeremy Williams, Managing Director, Marketplaces, PropertyGuru Group

09:20 – 09:25 (GMT+7)

Chairperson’s Message

How do we adapt and establish urban change?
Welcome presentation by the ARES 2022 chairperson

Chairperson:

  • Stephen Oehme, Value Management Specialist & Sustainability Advocate / Managing Director, Quantum Thailand Ltd
09:30 – 09:45 (GMT+7)

Sustainability Keynote

An introduction to UN Habitat’s City Investment Facility initiative and how the public and private sectors in low- and middle-income markets can work together and create a better urban future

Speaker:

  • Erastus Ndugire, Programme Manager, City Investment Facility, UN-Habitat
09:45 – 10:00 (GMT+7)

The Economist Keynote:

Asia’s rebound and restarting the economy
A look at the region’s macro-economic landscape in Asia in 2022 to see where we are now and where we are going as we gear up for an economic recovery and the reinvention of the business environment.

Speaker:

  • Syetarn Hansakul, Asia Analyst, The Economist Intelligence Corporate Network

SEGMENT 2: REVIVE / REBOOT
10:15 – 10:20 (GMT+7)

Showcase:

Special presentation from uHoo, Tech Innovation Award winner in 2021

Speaker:

  • Dustin Jefferson Onghangseng, CEO and Co-Founder, uHoo
10:20 – 10:30 (GMT+7)

International Finance Corporation Keynote:

How IFC’s green and blue financing instruments and climate investments can help businesses in the Asian property sector reach their sustainability goals or aspirations

Speaker:

  • Kim-See Lim, Regional Director of East Asia and the Pacific, International Finance Corporation / World Bank Group
10:30 – 10:45 (GMT+7)

Humanitarian Tech Keynote:

A human approach to home technology carried forward around the world via the Liter of Light’s innovation

Speaker:

  • Illac Diaz, Founder, Liter of Light Foundation
10:45 – 11:15 (GMT+7)

Panel Discussion:

Property rights of the LGBTQ+ community in Asia

Moderator:

  • Pangina Heals, Artist and Television Host

Target Speakers:

  • Ramil Andag, SOGIESC Rights Officer, APCOM Foundation
  • Nick Myers, Founder & CEO, RedFox AI
  • William Tan, Co-Founder, Prident / Property

 

11:15 – 11:25 (GMT+7)

Guru Keynote:

An introduction of ‘PropertyGuru for Business’

Speaker:

  • Hari V. Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, PropertyGuru Group

 

11:25 – 11:50 (GMT+7)

Guru Keynote:

An exciting glimpse of ‘PropertyGuru for Business’ solutions and product innovations for developers and enterprise businesses

Speaker:

  • Shyn Yee Ho, Managing Director, Data and Software Solutions, PropertyGuru Group
  • Jeremy Williams, Managing Director, Marketplaces, PropertyGuru Group
  • Dr. Nai Jia Lee, Head of Real Estate Intelligence, PropertyGuru Group
  • Bob Koppes, Head of Product and Strategy, PropertyGuru Group
11:50 – 12:00 (GMT+7)

Guru Keynote:

Creating a culture of innovation featuring the PropertyGuru Hackathon 2022 Winner

Speaker:

  • Manav Kamboj, Chief Technology Officer, PropertyGuru Group

 

12:00 – 13:15 (GMT+7)
NETWORKING LUNCH
SEGMENT 3: RETHINK / RESET
13:15 – 14:00 (GMT+7)

Panel Discussion:

Propelling sustainable affordable housing solutions using data

Co-presented by REHDA Institute

Moderator:

  • Tan Sri Datuk Eddy Chen Lok Loi, Trustee, REHDA Institute / Group Managing Director, MKH Berhad

Speakers:

  • Dr. Nai Jia Lee, Head of Real Estate Intelligence, PropertyGuru Group
  • Ryan Ip, CFA, MRICS, Research Director and Head of Land & Housing, Our Hong Kong Foundation
14:00 – 14:30 (GMT+7)

Fireside Chat:

From trash to eco-friendly bricks

Moderator:

  • Jules Kay, General Manager, PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards & Events

Speakers:

  • Novita Tan, CEO and Co-Founder, Rebricks
  • Ovy Sabrina, COO and Co-Founder, Rebricks
14:30 – 15:00 (GMT+7)

Panel Discussion:

Responding to market challenges with smart post-Covid development strategies

Moderator:

  • Manisha Tank, International Broadcaster, CNN and BBC

Speakers:

  • Josh Chye, Partner and Head of Tax, HLB Mann Judd / Board Member and Treasurer, Property Funds Association of Australia
  • Stephen Pimbley, Founding Partner and Director, SPARK Architects
  • Winston Lee, Director of Special Projects, PropertyGuru Group
  • Ir. Dr. Zulhkiple A. Bakar, Managing Director, Perunding ZAB Sdn Bhd
15:00 – 15:30 (GMT+7)

Design Keynote:

The language of biophilic and resilient communities

Speaker:

  • Marshall Blecher, Founding Partner, MAST

 

15:30 – 16:00 (GMT+7)

The Leaders Panel:

Cultivating green minds amongst investors and consumers with APAC leaders

Moderator:

  • Heidi Chung, Media Analyst & Correspondent, Variety

Speakers:

  • Dr. Kessara Thanyalakpark, Managing Director, Sena Development Public Company Limited
  • Kristin Thorsteins, Regional Head of Partnership Growth, APAC West, IWG
  • Rachanee Chanawatr, Asia-Pacific Principal, International Financial Corporation / World Bank Group
  • Stephen Oehme, Managing Director, Quantum Thailand Ltd / Chairperson, PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit
  • Thien Duong, General Director (Vietnam), GroupGSA / Grand Final Jury Chairperson, PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 
16:00 – 16:30 (GMT+7)

Panel Discussion:

Empowering women leaders in tech and real estate

Moderator:

  • Jessica Zafra, Palanca-winning author and journalist

Speakers:

  • Coco Liu, Chief Regional Officer, APAC, HLB
  • Jean Jacquelyn de Castro, CEO, ESCA Incorporated
  • Loemongga Haoemasan, President Director, Asiana Group
  • Shyn Yee Ho-Strangas, Managing Director, Data and Software Solutions, PropertyGuru Group
SEGMENT 4: REIMAGINE / REINVENT
16:30 – 17:00 (GMT+7)

Case Study:

The art and science of repurposed structures with Never Too Small

Speaker:

  • Colin Chee, Creator & Creative Director, Never Too Small 

 

 

17:00 – 17:30 (GMT+7)

Panel Discussion:

Evaluating the impact of real estate influencers/creators and harnessing the power of online media to guide property seekers and assess the true meaning of influence

Moderator:

  • Heidi Chung, Media Analyst & Correspondent, Variety

Speakers:

  • Illac Diaz, Founder, Liter of Light Foundation 
  • Jett Gunther, Video Producer / News Anchor, Thaiger
  • Nelly Hrnic, Creator, Nelly’s Life and Making It Happen
  • Wil Dasovich, Television Personality and Creator

 

17:30 – 17:50 (GMT+7)

Awards Presentation:

Presentation of the Tech Innovation Award, Visionary of the Year, and Developer’s Choice Award.

Presenters:

  • Tina Ryan, ARES 2022 emcee
  • Jules Kay, General Manager, PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards & Events
  • Manav Kamboj, Chief Technology Officer, PropertyGuru Group

Visionary of the Year recipient:

  • Colin Chee, Creator & Creative Director, Never Too Small
17:55 – 18:00 (GMT+7)

Closing Remarks:
Parting message from the ARES 2022 organiser and emcee’s closing remarks

Speakers:

  • Jules Kay, General Manager, PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards & Events
  • Tina Ryan, ARES 2022 emcee