Day Two: Wednesday 31 July

08:15
Registration and welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Lisa Harries
Head of Real Estate & Planning
News Corp Australia

9:00
Breaking down the major global proptech trends, what’s coming to Australia & how to prepare

Stay at the cutting edge of proptech with a timely investigation into key global proptech trends, their impact on Australia, and what you need to know and do to prepare.

Kylie Davis
Founder & President
Proptech Association

PROPTECH IN ACTION: CASE STUDY
9:30
477 Pitt St, the home of a collaborative & connected community

With people-inspired workspaces, 477 on Pitt is evolving to become Sydney CBD’s modern technology and innovation hub by ISPT. Undergoing an exciting redevelopment in the thriving Tech Central , 477 will re-emerge as a creative and progressive workplace where the community will feel inspired, innovative, and connected.

Letitia Hope
Head of Property Experience
ISPT

10:00
The Future of Living, Now - how accelerated shifts in asset ownership, technology and customer experience are changing the residential market

Rustom Vickers
Vice President, Head of Development
Blueground

PROPTECH SOLUTIONS FOR TODAY’S SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES
10:20
Solving unavoidable ESG & sustainability challenges – Identifying the ‘must have’ proptech solutions
  • Using proptech to achieve and maintain green certifications and comply with ESG standards
  • Leveraging proptech to enhance sustainability in construction and operations
  • Harnessing energy-efficient real estate practices and renewable energy solutions
  • Discussing proptech's role in minimising waste 
  • Using proptech to incentivise and reward sustainable practices in real estate

Connor McCauley
Head of Sustainability – Australia and New Zealand
JLL

FACILITATED NETWORKING
10:50
Meet ups, morning tea & curated networking

This curated networking session will specifically focus on bringing people together with shared interests in each of the following areas so you can share ideas, insights, and build relationships.

  • Maximising AI and automation in proptech
  • Responding to the latest residential real estate trends
  • Workspace utilisation and mitigating vacancy risks
KEY COMMERCIAL TRENDS IN LARGE-SCALE RESIDENTIAL PROPTECH
11:30
Uncovering the critical proptech solutions that residents expect in 2024

Examine the crucial tech innovations you need to attract and retain residents while exploring the impact of build to rent’s meteoric rise, the shift to the home as an office space, and all the key tech trends impacting residential real estate.

  • Utilising digital amenities and smart home integration to cater to modern demands
  • Exploring proptech's role in enhancing security, safety, operational efficiency and ESG intiatives
  • Providing personalised experiences within residential properties
  • Fostering community engagement and collaboration
  • Facilitating prompt issue resolution to enhance resident satisfaction
  • Digitised applications for rental tenancies
  • The need for digitised credit applications and privacy considerations

Michael Hogg
Co-Founder - Operations Director
Apt. Residential

12:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: What key tech innovations can be used to solve today’s residential real estate expectations and challenges?
  • How can you cater to evolving preferences arising from today's shift to more residential renters?
  • What challenges in residential real estate can be solved by innovative new proptech?
  • How can proptech create customer-centric solutions for residential real estate?
  • What data-driven insights can inform strategic decisions in residential property management?

Moderator:

Lisa Harries
Head of Real Estate & Planning
News Corp Australia

 

Panelist:

Tim Sondalini
Data Analytics Lead
Hesperia

Katrina Tarrant
Chief Executive Officer, NSW/ACT
Harcourts

Vanessa Rader
Head of Research
Ray White

Samantha McLean
Co-Founder & Managing Editor
Elite Agent

12:50
Networking Lunch
13:50
Creating opportunities in the build to rent sector through proptech
  • Effective and streamlined tenant communication in BTR properties
  • Building and managing vibrant and engaged communities in rental properties
  • Exploring proptech's role in optimising BTR revenue streams
  • Enhancing operational efficiency in managing rental properties
  • Considering scalability when implementing proptech in BTR developments

Tom Ellis
Portfolio Manager
REACH Australia

14:20
Uncovering the top technology priorities for successful student living communities
  • Improving the safety, comfort and well-being of student residents through tech
  • Streamlining internal operational processes for student accommodations
  • Fostering a sense of community among students in shared living spaces
  • Discussing budget-friendly proptech options to meet student living community needs

Paul Fitzpatrick
General Manager – Technology
Iglu

AI, AUTOMATION & THE FUTURE OF PROPTECH
14:50
How will Generative AI impact property? It starts with work

First generation generative AI (e.g. ChatGPT) is already delivering impressive productivity benefits to knowledge workers. The next generation of AI is coming. "Agentic AI" promises to disrupt knowledge work and could have profound implications for the future of the office and the property sector. Examining the latest developments in GenAI, this session will explore a future scenario of work and its impact on property.

Dr. Sean Gallagher
Founder
Humanova

15:20
Afternoon tea
15:50
Revolutionising property management: automation, analytics, and the future of generative AI
  • Examining the role of internal automation in transforming property management processes
  • Leveraging analytics to gain valuable insights for effective property management strategies
  • Utilising AI to streamline internal property management processes
  • Harnessing automation and AI for predictive maintenance and preventing potential property management problems

Tim Sondalini
Data Analytics Lead
Hesperia

MAXIMISING YOUR PROPTECH INVESTMENT
16:20
PANEL DISCUSSION: How can you protect your proptech investment by successfully identifying, selecting, and implementing proptech?
  • What strategies effectively mitigate risks associated with proptech investment?
  • What tools and methodologies work to assess the return on proptech investment?
  • What are some best practices for successfully implementing proptech, including training users and ensuring widespread adoption?
  • How should you analyse scalability and adaptability when implementing proptech?

Moderator:

Tom Ellis
Portfolio Manager
REACH Australia

 

Panellists:

Ranjani Vaidya
Group General Manager, Digital Portfolio
Mirvac

Paul Fitzpatrick
General Manager – Technology
Iglu

Kristy Bartlett
General Manager Innovation and Transformation
Investa Property Group

Julian Kezelman
Innovation Director
Taronga Ventures

Liam J Murray
Board Member
Sustainable Digitalisation Project

17:00
Closing remarks from the Chair
17:05
End of Australian Proptech Summit 2024