26 Jun 2018
Venue: InterContinental Sydney, 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Date: 26 June 2018
The GRESB | Siemens: 2018 Sustainable Real Assets Conference series connects global asset owners, managers, operators and ESG professionals committed to creating sustainable and resilient buildings and infrastructure.
In 2018, the theme was resilience. Conferences had already taken place in London and Washington, DC, with the final event took place in Sydney, following a forum model. Each event offered single-track programming that explores investment strategies, new technologies and business models from organizations with established, industry-leading programs.
In addition to inspirational keynote speakers and panel sessions, each event provided opportunities for networking and collaborative partnerships, helping facilitate our shared vision of “Sustainable Real Assets.”
|9:00||Registration & Networking|
|9:30||Opening & Welcome||Ruben Langbroek, Head of Asia Pacific, GRESB &
Peter Halliday, Head of Building Performance and Sustainability, Siemens
|9:50||Welcome to Country|
|10:00||Session 1: Resilience: what is it and why is it important for the real estate and infrastructure sectors?
With the frequency, size and cost of disasters increasing due to climate change, population growth and urbanization, the imperative to manage the resilience of real assets is accelerating. This context-setting session will explore:
|10:40||Coffee & Networking|
|11:05||Session 2: How resilience translates into opportunity and risk for investors, property companies, asset operators and others.
We have reached a point where investors are now actively asking for greater transparency about resilience from their managers. This session will bring together leading institutional investors and investment managers to explore:
|Moderator: Emma Herd, CEO, IGCC
|12:35||GRESB Resilience Module||Chris Pyke, Research Officer, U.S. Green Building Council|
|14:00||Session 3: Case studies showcasing resilience leadership in the real estate and infrastructure sectors.
Investors, real estate and infrastructure companies and funds are taking concrete action to address the challenge of resilience and capture opportunities. This fast-paced session will present a series of case studies that highlight:
|Moderator: Florence Chong, IPE Real Assets
|15:30||Coffee & Networking|
|15:55||Session 4: What are key innovators working on right now in the world of resilience?
Some of the best minds in our sector are working to finding solutions to address the resilience challenge. The industry conversation started several years ago and exciting new projects and approaches have emerged. This session will:
|16:25||Closing & Key Takeaways|
Drinks & Networking
For more details, please access https://gresb.com/srac-sydney/