ULI Ireland Annual Conference 2021 | Sustaining Cities - Shared Learnings


2021-05-13T13:30:00 - 2021-05-13T17:00:00

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    Online Webinar Ireland This event will be hosted online. IRELAND


    Standard Pricing Until 13 May Members Non-Members
    Private €135.00 €195.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit €75.00 €110.00
    Retired €50.00 N/A
    Student €35.00 €50.00
    Under Age 35 €35.00 €50.00
    The ULI Ireland conference takes place on Thursday 13 May with leading speakers from Ireland and abroad now confirmed. The half-day conference discusses vital issues for the development of sustainable, fit for purpose cities in Ireland and elsewhere.

    Entitled 'Sustaining Cities - Shared Learnings', the afternoon conference is divided into three sessions and hears from leading experts from Ireland and abroad.

    The Role of Architecture and Design Post Pandemic

    Alice Charles, Lead Cities & Real Estate, World Economic Forum
    • Shelley McNamara, Co-founder, Grafton Architects
    • Yvonne Farrell, Co-founder, Grafton Architects
    • Jacob Kurek, Architect, Henning Larsen Architects, Copenhagen

    The Case for Tall Buildings - London, New York, Dublin

    Dr Lora Nicolaou, Academic, Architecture & Urbanism, Frederick University, Cyprus
    Sir Stuart Lipton, Founder, Lipton Rogers, London
    Tommy Craig, Senior Managing Director, Hines, USA
    John Mulryan, CEO Ballymore, UK & Ireland

    Affordable Homes Delivery & the Shared Equity scheme

    Tom Dunne, Chairperson, Residential Tenancies Board
    Stephen Bell, Director, Homes England
    Ben Fry, Head of Investments, Gresham House

    Other speakers include Kevin Nowlan, CEO, Hibernia REIT and Lisette van Doorn, CEO, ULI Europe and others yet to be confirmed.

    For more information please contact Ireland@uli.org

     Thank you to our sponsors



    Alice Charles

    Lead, Cities & Urban Development, World Economic Forum

    Alice Charles leads all Cities and Urban Development work at the World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland. This includes developing the Forum's Fourth Industrial Revolution City Preparedness Protocol, managing the Future of Urban Development and Services Initiative, its Steering and Advisory Committee, the Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, the production of all city and urban development related content and cities and urban development events at World Economic Forum Summits (including Davos). She is also an External Board Member of the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), Ireland. She has sixteen years’ experience working in the areas of cities and urban development, town planning, real estate, infrastructure, environment, climate change and public policy globally. She previously worked for the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Ireland, Dail Eireann (Irish Parliament), Ireland, Jacobs Engineering (formerly SKM Colin Buchanan) and GVA, London, UK. She has a Masters in Global Leadership through the World Economic Forum, in conjunction with The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Cornell Tech, INSEAD, London Business School and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), a Master’s in Business Administration from University College Dublin Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, a Postgraduate Diploma in Town and Country Planning from Queens University Belfast and a 1st Class Honours Degree in Environmental Planning from Queen’s University Belfast. She is a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and a Member of the Irish Planning Institute. In 2017 she was awarded the Irish Echo 40 under 40 Award, which recognizes outstanding global contributions of Irish and Irish Americans, before reaching the age of 40.


    Kevin Nowlan

    CEO, Hibernia REIT plc

    Kevin Nowlan is one of the founders of Hibernia REIT plc and joined the Board as Chief Executive Officer in November 2015 following the internalisation of WK Nowlan REIT Management, the Investment Manager. Prior to this Kevin held the same position in the Investment Manager from its inception in 2013 and previously held senior roles in NAMA and Treasury Holdings and was MD of WK Nowlan Real Estate Advisers. He is a Chartered Surveyor with more than 25 years’ experience in the Irish property market, including commercial agency, property management, investment, development and development financing, commercial loan portfolio management and debt restructuring. He has a BSc in Estate Management from the University of Ulster, an MBA from Ulster Business School and a Diploma in Project Management from Trinity College, Dublin. Kevin is currently Chairman of ULI Ireland.


    Lisette van Doorn

    Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Urban Land Institute

    As chief executive of ULI Europe, Lisette van Doorn is responsible for the development of the Institute’s activities across the region, including its renowned pan-European conferences and over 250 local meetings and events across 14 countries. She is responsible for working with ULI’s staff both locally and globally to deliver more high profile content and reports; coordinating Advisory Services panels and Urban Plan; and expanding the Institute’s thought leadership across Europe. Van Doorn joined ULI in January 2015 from LIRE, her own consultancy business, which advises international institutional real estate investors and fund managers on strategy, organisational optimisation and portfolio structuring. Prior to this, van Doorn was country manager for CBRE Global Investors where she managed a €1.6bn portfolio of assets in Italy and fund manager of two shopping centre funds (€ 1.3 billion) with assets in Spain, Portugal and Italy. Before joining CBRE Global Investors, van Doorn was founding chief executive for INREV, the European association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles for four and a half years. Van Doorn started her career at ING Investment Management, where she held account manager and assistant controller positions before being made managing director of research & strategy for ING Real Estate Investment Management Europe.


    Stuart Lipton

    Lipton Rogers Developments LLP

    Sir Stuart Lipton is one of the best-known British property developers, a founder of Stanhope plc, and co-founder of the property company, Chelsfield. He is now a partner at Lipton Rogers Developments LLP. Having started as a commercial developer in the late 1960s, Sir Stuart has been responsible for over 40million sq ft of development on some of the largest and most complex projects, including major infrastructure changes, complicated engineering solutions and high-rise buildings. Projects have included Broadgate; Stockley Park, Heathrow; Chiswick Park, HM Treasury; Central Saint Giles; and, 22 Bishopsgate, a 62-storey tower in the City of London. Sir Stuart was the founding Chairman of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and a member of the Royal Fine Art Commission. He has been involved with, or been a board member of, the National Theatre, The Royal Opera House, The Tate Modern, Glyndebourne and other arts organisations. Sir Stuart was Chairman of the City Finance Commission in 2011, Chairman of the independent review of Tottenham after the riots in 2011, a member of London Finance Commission in 2012 and a member of the Thames Estuary Growth Commission in 2017/18.