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BWT INDIA 2020 PROPOSED PROGRAMME

09:30 / Exhibition Stage

Chair's Opening - Indian PropTech in a global context - Distilling 18 months global research in five minutes

09:40 / Exhibition Stage / Keynote

Disruption in Real Estate - Technologies that benefit processes within non-traditional asset classes

Elie Finegold is an Experienced Entrepreneur, Corporate Strategist, and Senior Executive at the intersection of Real Estate and Technology. Advisor to both startups/growth companies and VC/PE firms and former head of Global Innovation at CBRE.

MetaProp is a New York-based VC focused on PropTech. As part of their investment strategy, Metaprop track trends that play out in the broader real estate markets and invest in technologies that benefit processes within non-traditional asset classes.

Elie Finegold, Venture Advisor, Metaprop (USA)

10:10 / Exhibition Stage / Panel

Design, technology and experience - Redefining the business of real estate

 

Our keynote panel explore how our industry is being disrupted and redefined, how value is being understood and how our businesses need to be positioned to succeed in this new world. 

Host: Mihir Shah, Co-CEO, JLL Technologies

Sid Yog, Founder, Xander

Karan Virwani, CWeO, WeWork 

Nirupa Shankar, Director, Brigade

Sid Menda, Founder & Vice Chairman, CoWrks

10:40 / Networking Lounge

 

Networking break

The Networking Lounge is available to Sponsor. For details of all the sponsorship packages, click the Sponsorship tab, or email Rob directly.

11:10 / ConTech Room / Talk

 

Connected Construction - How to enhance productivity through ConTech innovations

The construction industry still lags behind as one of the least digitised sectors, however, this is slowly starting to change. Praveen Tomy outlines how to adapt quicker to counter efficiency and productivity challenges and keep up in the race for innovation.

Reserved: Plangrid / Trimble

11:10 / PropTech Room / Talk

Digital Strategy - Five technologies you need to consider

Leading property companies are using technology to improve customer experiences, boost sales and increase efficiency. At BWT India Mihir Shah identifies five key technologies you really need to know about.

Mihir Shah, Co-CEO, JLL Technologies (USA)

11:10 / Workplace Room / Talk

Identity, brand and belonging - Why does it matter? And what drives loyalty?

The sense of belonging is hugely important to shared space and short term contracts. So what matter to people? How do we shift the needle from customer to resident?

Vincent Lottefier, Founder, Co-Working Future (France)

11:10 / Founders Room / Workshop

 

Scaling - From Startup to Scaleup: How to Accelerate Growth

The industry wants to see viable, fundable and profitable companies and networks that scale.Join Ray to discuss real life examples of start-ups that have scaled quickly.

Ray Newell, MD, India, Techstars (Canada) 

11:40 / ConTech Room / Talk

 

BIM - Getting BIM firing as your first step to success

BIM is recognized as the key enabler, encompassing the digitalization of the entire value chain. Yet it's severely under-used in Indian construction projects. At BWT Construction, we unpick the inhibitors and provide steps to fully implement BIM as a springbard for transformation.

11:40 / PropTech Room / Talk

Digital Transformation & Change Management - How to lead change in large organizations

People don't like change. In this new era of digital Real Estate, leaders need to understand the obstacles to transformation and plot a course beyond. At BWT India Aamer Azeemi shares his experiences of leading digital transformation at RMZ.

​​Aamer Azeemi, Chief Innovation Officer, RMZ

11:40 / Workplace Room / Group Discussion

Flex Space Technology- What do occupiers really want?

Business don’t want offices. They want successful employees. Space-as-a-Service is about helping to maximise that success. At BWT India, enterprise occupiers, flex operators and tech companies get to the bottom of what is really in demand.

Host: Ankit Samdariya, CEO, The Hive

Co-Host: Dinesh Malkani, CEO, Smarten Spaces

 

Co-Host: Venu Kota, Director, Head of Corporate Real Estate & Travel India, VISA

 

Co-Host: Bhumesh Gaur, VP Global Real Estate, American Express

12:10 / Exhibition Lounge

Networking Lunch

 

The Networking Lunch, courtesy of our friends at CoWrks, is one of the key opportuntities to network and explore the PropTech companies on show.

13:30 / Exhibition Stage / Keynote

Keynote - Fifth Wall and India - one year on

Joe is from Los Angeles, where he lives today. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania where he received his BS in economics with a finance concentration from the Wharton School and his BA in biology from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Fifth Wall is the first and largest venture capital firm advising corporates on and investing in Built World technology. 

A year on from their inaugural keynote, Joe shares how Fifth Wall see the future of PropTech in India.

 

Joe Wang, Principal, Fifth Wall

14:00 / Exhibition Stage / Panel

Owners on Tech - Deciphering hype and reality 

PropTech investment in India is a few years behind the major markets. As proptech interest grows and adoption ramps, has the industry finally reached a tipping point? At BWT India this keynote panel debate the current state of proptech in CRE. 

Host: Ajay Prasad, Country Head - India, Taurus

Amit Grover, Executive Director - Office Business, DLF

Anshul Jain, CEO, Cushman & Wakefield

Vinod Rohira, Managing Director, K Raheja

14:40 / Networking Lounge

 

Networking Break

The Networking Break is available to Sponsor. For details of all the sponsorship packages, click the Sponsorship tab, or email Rob directly.

15:10 / ConTech Room / Boardroom

Housing Construction - What affordable housing technology is investable now? And what in 3-5 years?

Exciting ConTech is emerging across the housing construction supply chain. At BWT Construction, our residential leaders pick the market-ready and the next big thing.

Vipul Roongta, CEO, HDFC Capital

Niranjan Hiranandani, CEO, Hiranandani Group

15:10 / PropTech Room / Talk

From IT to Customer Experience - How to create value for your business

Technology leaders are shifting from IT to Customer Experience, as digital becomes the norm. At BWT India Chirag Boonlia discusses the journey technology experts must travel to add real value to their organizations.

Chirag Boonlia, Group CTO, Embassy

15:10 / Workplace Room / Talk

The evolution of CRE leadership - Half the space, double the experience!

The pendulum has swung from vacancy rates to experience curation. But how do you measure workplace experience? At BWT Workplace Dennis McGowan shares his views on the new role of the CRE Leader in a challenging environment of blended CRE, HR and IT.

Dennis McGowan, Global Head of Real Estate, Standard Chartered (Singapore)

15:10 / Founders Room / Workshop

 

Mission & Purpose- How to bring people on your journey

Start-up founders are passionate about their business. They live and breath it. But as businesses grow beyond their founding team, the passion is understandably dilluted. At BWT India, Srinivas Kollipara helps start-up founders think about how they can more effectively engage their growing team.  

Srinivas Kollipara, Partner, Hunch Ventures

15:40 / ConTech Room / Discussion Group

 

AI and Big Data in Construction - The next big thing or over-hyped?

Construction companies, some say, should prioritise investment based on areas where AI and Big Data have the biggest impact. Early movers are already setting the direction of the industry. At BWT India we examine which areas of construction AI can add the most value.

Host: TBA

Co-Host: TBA

Co-Host: TBA

15:40 / PropTech Room / Panel

VC Investment - SaaSifying the real estate vertical 

SaaS in real estate vertical is one of the untapped markets for PropTech. Is this the most exciting white space for venture investors? Or is there something else that catches the eye? 

Samir Kumar, MD, Inventus India

Sameer Brij Verma, MD, Nexus Venture Partners

Mahesh Katragadda, Director, Meenakshi Group

 

Manny Singh, Kavi Fund

Peter Mann, VP & PM, Gluskin Sheff

Anuj Nangpal, APAC Lead, JLL Spark

15:40 / Workplace Room / Discussion Group

Tenant Experience - Which technologies add value and which are overhyped?

TeX is at the core of workplace design. But how do property firms win the tenant experience battle with mobile?

Host: 

Co-Host: Jayanth Joseph, VP, South Asia Real Estate & Facilities, Oracle

Capt Vinod Rajan, VP & Head of Corporate Real Estate & Workplace Services, Societe Generale

16:10 / Networking Lounge

 

Networking Break

The Networking Break is available to Sponsor. For details of all the sponsorship packages, click the Sponsorship tab, or email Rob directly.

16:30 / Exhibition Stage

BWT India 2020 Innovation Contest

Hosted and managed by BUILTWORLD, BWT's Innovation Contest sees the six finalists pitch their technology in front of our all-star judging panel. Who will follow in Facilio's footsteps as the 2020 champion?

Host: Wolfgang Moderegger, Co-Founder, BUILTWORLD (Germany)

Yash Gupta, Founder, Bluesky Ventures

Ajay Prasad, Country Head - India, Taurus

Sid Yog, Chairman, Xander

Abhishek Goenka, CEO, CoWrks

Sanjay Dutt, CEO, Tata Housing & Infrastructure

Nirupa Shankar, Director, Brigade Group

Meet the Chief Judges

In total, 40 judges from the real estate and venture capital industry will judge over 50 applicatons.

But on the day, the Chief Judges will scrutinize the live pitches of the Final 6 Start-ups.

Into the Dragon's Den...

Vikas Oberoi, Chairman, Oberoi Realty

Vinod Rohira, Managing Director Commercial
Real Estate & REIT, K Raheja

Zayd Noaman, Executive Director, Prestige Group

Neha Hiranandani, Director, House of Hiranandani

Ray Newwell, CEO, Techstars

Anuj Nangpal, APAC Lead, JLL Spark

17:30 / Mezzanine

 

After Party

Join us on the newly opened rooftop for drinks and canapes. The After Party is your chance to unwind with friends new and old.