MSCI/IPF Property Investment Conference 2017
Registration is open for the 2017 MSCI/IPF Property Investment Conference.
This event has been taking place for more than 25 years and regularly attracts an audience from across the industry, including investors, fund managers, lawyers, advisors and researchers.
Day 1 - Thursday 23 November 2017
09:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00 CHAIRMAN'S INTRODUCTION - Alex Jeffrey, Chief Executive, M&G Real Estate
10:15 Session 1: THE NEW ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL WORLD ORDER
A medium term perspective on UK growth prospects in the context of national re-alignment
Stephen King, Senior Economic Adviser, HSBC and author, Grave New World
11:15 REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:45 Session 2: DEBT DROUGHT OR TRIUMPH OF RESTRAINT?
An examination of the changing structure of real estate debt provision in the UK and how this is affecting investment and development
John Feeney, Head of Global Corporates, Lloyds Bank
Timon Drakesmith, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Hammerson
Barry Fowler, Managing Director, Alternative Income Solutions, Aviva Investors
Natalie Howard, Partner & Head of Real Estate, AgFe
13:00 LUNCH AND NETWORKING
14:15 Session 3: RESILIENCE AND RISK IN GLOBAL GATEWAY AND SECOND-TIER CITY PERFORMANCE
Are larger 'global' cities 'safer' or 'better' real estate investment markets, or do these cities have potential downsides that may favour second-tier locations?
Will Robson, Executive Director and Global Head of Real Estate Applied Research, MSCI
Alice Breheny, Head of Global Real Estate Research, TH Real Estate
Christopher Choa, Principal, Cities and Urban Development, AECOM
15:45 REFRESHMENT BREAK
16:15 Session 4: THE PENSIONS REVOLUTION AND REAL ESTATE: INTERNATIONAL LESSONS FOR UK INVESTMENT
In light of local government pension scheme (LGPS) reforms to pool their real estate investments and reduce costs, what can UK businesses learn from the international experience?
Potential implications of pension funds pooling their real estate holdings
Pal Sarai, Managing Director, Head of Client Consulting EMEA, Australia & Asia, bfinance
Eoin Bastible, Head of Business Development EMEA ex Switzerland, UBS
Patrick Kanters, Managing Director Real Assets, APG Asset Management
further speakers to be announced
17:30 CLOSE OF DAY ONE
19:15 DRINKS RECEPTION
20:00 GALA DINNER
After dinner comedian: Josh Widdicombe
Day 2 - Friday 24 November 2017
09:30 Session 5: IPF RESEARCH UPDATE
Session chairman: Rob Martin, Chairman of the IPF Research Steering Group and Research Director, LGIM Real Assets
further details to be announced
11:00 REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:30 Session 6: OPINION-BASED DATA IN THE POST-TRUTH ERA: CAN IT BE TRUSTED?
Recent political history has given mixed messages on the reliability of opinion polling. This may hold lessons for using survey data more widely in business and economics. Should we be taking more notice of 'emotional' data rather than relying on traditional statistics in making investment decisions?
Keynote speaker: Peter Kellner, Former President, YouGov
12:50 CHAIRMAN'S CLOSING REMARKS - Alex Jeffrey, Chief Executive, M&G Real Estate
13:00 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE FOLLOWED BY LUNCH
MSCI Clients / IPF Members: £1,750 + VAT
Non MSCI Clients / Non IPF members: £1,950 + VAT
All registrations include accommodation.
How to Book:
Bookings for the conference are being taken by MSCI - please click here for further information and to book your place.