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Following the EU parliamentary elections and ongoing political disruption in Europe the 2019 EPRA Conference will focus on the rise of populism and how we manage businesses in this new environment.
This edition of the RE-think Conference marks the 20th anniversary of EPRA and we hope to see as many of you in Madrid!
Property tours in Madrid - full details of the property tours will be available soon
Networking lunch & Spanish market introduction, followed by property tours led in parallel by
Various EPRA Committee meetings - exclusive to EPRA members of the respective committees | for specific information, please contact your committee’s EPRA representative
EPRA Annual General Meeting
Keynote speakers - with moderator Stephanie Flanders - Senior Executive Editor at Bloomberg and Head of Bloomberg Economics
Welcome by EPRA's Chairman and CEO
– with Rolf Buch and Dominique Moerenhout
Stephanie Flanders - Senior Executive Editor at Bloomberg and Head of Bloomberg Economics
Yanis Varoufakis - Greek economist, academic and politician, former Greek Minister of Finance in 2015
Keynote speech & debate - format and further invitees TBC
Industry CEOs' response to socio-economic and political disruption
With moderator Greg Clark CBE - International Advisor on Cities
Antony Slumbers - Co-founder PropAI - Real Estate as a service
Why Tech matters? - moderated by Greg Clark CBE
Iconic city design - the example of global cities Madrid & Barcelona
Coffee break & networking
EPRA research - Public vs Private Real Estate
Why are REITs often unloved and not the 1st choice for investors
Cocktails and Dinner with Javier Solana de Madariaga, former Spanish Affairs Ministers & former Secretary-General of NATO
interviewed by Katya Adler, BBC Europe Editor
Seven panels > each of four companies > speed-pitching to an investor audience
Companies presenting will be soon confirmed
Ioannis Georgiou "Yanis" Varoufakis is a Greek economist, academic and politician, who served as the Greek Minister of Finance from January to July 2015, when he resigned. Varoufakis was a Syriza member of the Hellenic Parliament for Athens B from January to September 2015.
Stephanie Hope Flanders is a British former broadcast journalist who was the BBC economics editor for five years. In November 2013 she left the BBC for a role as J.P. Morgan Asset Management's chief market strategist for Britain and Europe. She is now Senior Executive Editor at Bloomberg and Head of Bloomberg Economics.
Antony is a software development and technology strategist in commercial real estate since 1995. Currently he is consulting and working with real estate boards on Transformation, Technology and Innovation. A well known speaker in property, he is a globally recognised expert on PropTech, and #SpaceAsAService.
Javier Solana is the former Spanish Foreign Affairs Minister, Secretary-General of NATO, European Union high Representative for Common Foreign and Security policy and Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union. He is now the President of ESADE Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics.
Katya is a BBC Europe Editor and has over 20 years broadcasting experience. She has conducted investigative documentaries and covered politics, breaking news and conflicts mainly across Europe and the Middle East. She had many years of experience chairing international debates, moderating and public speaking. She holds two honorary awards.