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What to expect from The Property Congress program in 2021

After a difficult year, we have prepared an exciting program that makes up for lost time. Our team is hard at work inviting speakers and planning sessions to make this year’s conference the best one yet! Here is a snapshot of what you can expect.

Three Days. 11 Sessions. Over 40 speakers, including:

The great urban reset and reinvention.
Don’t miss your chance to hear from one of the greatest American urbanists of all time. Richard Florida, beaming in live from the United States, will open Day 1 and explore the future of cities and how they will thrive and survive following the pandemic.

The 25th Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon. John Howard OM AC.
What is Australia’s role in the world with a new US President, Brexit, ever shifting trade relations with China, restricted border travel and vaccines? What are the lessons of the past to seize the opportunities of tomorrow?

The new workplace destination.
What does the future look like as we build more innovative, resilient, and creative environments where our people will seek to work? Holly Ransom, Founder and CEO of Emergent will lead this discussion and will be joined by Kevin George, Executive General Manager – Office, Dexus and Sarah Kay, Director – Global Client Leader, Woods Bagot.

Australia’s new story: demographics of a new decade.
Disruption is shifting Australia’s traditional patterns of growth and movement, with 1 million less people expected by 2030. How have priorities shifted and what will be the impact on the economy? Where are we going and where will we be in 10 years? Felicity Emmett, Senior Economist, ANZ will moderate the session with keynote presentations by Jessica Christiansen-Franks, Co-Founder & CEO, Neighbourlytics and Simon Kuestenmacher, Director of Research, The Demographics Group.

View from the top.
Back by popular demand our leading industry CEO’s discuss how the property sector has come through the shocks of 2020 to lead Australia’s economic recovery. How are our corporate leaders responding to this challenge? Where is the property industry heading over the next decade? How has business as usual changed forever? Joining the panel is David Harrison, Managing Director & Group CEO, Charter Hall and Sophie Fallman, Managing Partner, Real Estate, Brookfield.

Keep an eye on our website for more program updates as we continue to build this year’s standout program.

Posted by PROPERTY COUNCIL on March 19, 2021 7:00:00 AM AEDT

Topics: Program, Speaker, Featured, 2021