09.00 - 09.15

Welcome to ARES 2018! Chairperson: Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks

09.15 – 09.30

Welcome from PropertyGuru: Terry Blackburn, Founder & Managing Director, Asia Property Awards, Property Report, Asia Real Estate Summit

09.30 – 10.15

Keynote: Regional strategic forecast
Andrew Staples, PhD. Editorial Director and Chief Economist, Economist Corporate Network

10.15 – 11.00

Keynote: The past, present and future of PropTech
George Thomas, Chief Information Officer, Asia Pacific Head of Technology, Data & Information Management, JLL

11.00 – 11.30

Networking break

11.30 – 12.00

Tech for the future – Digitalizing Construction
Ani Bhalekar, Vice President, IoT, Asia, McKinsey & Company

12.00 – 12.45

Fintech in Asian property: what to expect
Moderator: Benedict Andrew Lim, Managing Director, Southeast Asian real estate at Ernst & Young
• Christopher J. Marriott, CEO, Southeast Asia, Savills
• Dr Florian M. Spiegl, Co-founder and COO, FinFabrik
• Phonpimol Pathomsak, Fintech advisor

12.45 - 14.15

Networking lunch

14.15 – 15.00

Keynote: How city design must adapt for success in the 21st century
Chintan Raveshia, Cities Leader | Cities & Planning Singapore, Arup

15.00 – 15.45

Panel discussion: Demystifying Big Data – How Big Data can take your business from good to great
Moderator: Paul Ashburn, Co-Managing Partner, BDO in Thailand
• Dr Okan Geray, Strategic Planning Advisor, Smart Dubai
• Anthony Arundell, Director, Smart Cities and Sustainability, One Bangkok
• Vikram Kohli, Regional Managing Director, Southeast Asia, CBRE

15.45 – 16.00

How we use IoT in smart cities:
Andrew Hamilton, Global Client Partner, Hitachi Consulting

16.00 - 16.10

Tech Innovation Award

16.10 – 16.45

Panel discussion: Innovation and entrepreneurship in Asian property technology
• Manav Kamboj, Chief Technology Officer, PropertyGuru Group
• Jostein Aksnes, Founder and CEO, Property Flow and 7 Peaks Software
• Pennie Lim, Founder and CEO, HOMA
• Archawat Chareonsilp, Chief Strategy Officer and Corporate Innovation Director, HUBBA

16.45 - 17.15

Virtual Reality in property marketing is over – what’s next? Carrie Law, CEO & Director, Juwai.com

17.15 - 17.20

Closing remarks


Networking cocktail reception

09.00 - 09.15

Opening remarks. Chairperson: Kipsan Beck, Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Frasers Property

09.15 - 09.30

VIP Keynote Address: Dr. Aladdin D. Rillo, Deputy Secretary-General, ASEAN Economic Community

09.30 - 10.15

Keynote: Getting to know the ‘World’s smartest building’
Ron Bakker, architect of The Edge, Amsterdam

10.15 – 10.30

Opportunities for Artificial Intelligence in Chinese real estate: Jeff Ye, Senior VP of 58Group; COO of Anjuke

10.30 - 11.00

Networking break

11.00 - 11.15

The benefits of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for immersive digital development models
Dr. Yong Chern Chet, Chief Innovation Officer, Ananda Development

11.15 – 11.25

An overview of Sri Lanka’s flourishing Condominium Market
Pradeep Moraes, Director, Altair

11.25 – 12.35

Panel discussion: Smart cities from around Asia Pacific
Moderator: Terry Blackburn, Founder & Managing Director, Asia Property Awards, Property Report, Asia Real Estate Summit, PropertyGuru Group
• Dr Okan Geray, Strategic Planning Advisor, Smart Dubai
• Adam Beck, Executive Director, Smart Cities Council, Australia & New Zealand
• Joelle Chen, Regional Head, Asia Pacific, World Green Building Council, Singapore
• Charles Reed Anderson, Founder, Charles Reed Anderson & Associates

12.35 - 12.45

Port City – A case study of the mega-project that will transform Colombo: Liang Thow Ming,
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd.

12.45 – 14.00

Networking lunch

14.00 - 14.15

How to make your asset competitive with Intelligent Facilities Management: Ho Chee Kit,
Senior Director for Asset Services and Facilities Management, Cushman & Wakefield

14.15 – 14.45

Technology’s role in creating smart, productive and competitive cities from IBM’s perspective: Pawasut Seewirot, Chief Digital Officer, IBM Thailand

14.45 - 14.50

Closing remarks