Annual Conference

Tuesday 24 May 2016
Goldman Sachs, London
ULI UK Annual Conference

Annual Conference

The inaugural ULI UK Annual Conference took place on 24 May 2016 at Goldman Sachs headquarters on Fleet Street, London.

Conference Blog

Morning Sessions – “Brexit, business and Build to Rent”

Afternoon Sessions – “Placemaking? Can the capital even make enough places?”

Conference Slides

Kevin Daly, Senior Economist, Goldman Sachs

Nick Jopling, Executive Property Director, Grainger plc

Vanessa Hale, Partner, Research, Strutt & Parker

Richard Meier, Partner, Argent Group

Victoria Hills, Chief Executive Officer, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC)

Waheed Nazir, Strategic Director – Economy, Birmingham City Council

Bill Kistler, Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Network

Peter Bill, Property Journalist and author of Planet Property

Marcus Hale, Director, Tishman Speyer

Delegates

Please click here to view a list of attendees

Media Coverage

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Programme

09:00  Welcome and Introductions
ULI UK Chairman:  Simon Clark, Chairman, ULI UK
Conference Moderator: Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas, Special Adviser, Tishman Speyer
Industry Address: Peter Vernon, Chief Executive Britain & Ireland, Grosvenor

09:15  Economic and Geopolitical Outlook
Keynote:  Kevin Daly, Senior Economist, Goldman Sachs

10:00  What does this Mean for Real Estate? 
Moderator:  Jon Zehner, Global Head of Client Capital Group, LaSalle Investment Management
Jeremy Plummer, Head of EMEA, CBRE Global Investors
Lisette van Doorn, Chief Executive, ULI Europe
Dennis Lopez, Global Chief Investment Officer, AXA Real Estate Investment Managers

10:45   Coffee Break

11:10  How are we Dealing with these Issues in our Businesses?
Diversification, densification, new strategies, sectors and locations
Moderator: Nick Mansley, Executive Director, Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre, University of Cambridge
Nick Jopling, Executive Property Director, Grainger plc
Richard Spencer, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Peter Vernon, Chief Executive Britain & Ireland, Grosvenor
Vanessa Hale, Partner, Research, Strutt & Parker

11:55 Infoburst: ULI UK Build to Rent Best Practice Guide, Edition 2
Richard Meier, Partner, Argent Group

12:05  Placemaking #1:   Placemaking, Collaboration and Connectivity
Moderator:  Bill Kistler, Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Network
Waheed Nazir, Strategic Director – Economy, Birmingham City Council
Victoria Hills, Chief Executive Officer, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC)
Anna Strongman, Partner, Argent

12:50  Infoburst:  Frankfurt Offenbach Advisory Services Panel – Collaborating to Compete
Bill Kistler, Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Network

13:00  Lunch and CEO Lunch

14:25 UrbanPlan

14:30  Placemaking #2:   London 1990-2040, Lessons for the Next 25 years?
Moderator:  Peter Bill, Property Journalist and author of Planet Property
Sir Stuart Lipton, Partner, Lipton Rogers
Lee Polisano, President & Founding Partner, PLP Architecture
Adrian Penfold, Head of Planning, British Land
Baroness Jo Valentine, CEO, London First

15:30  London 1990-2040, Lessons for the Next 25 years? – The Young Leaders Perspective
Marcus Hale, Director, Tishman Speyer

15:45  Coffee Break

16:15   Capital Markets  – Where’s the smart money going?
Moderator:  Jim Garman, Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Real Estate – Merchant Banking Division, Goldman Sachs
James McCaffrey, Senior Managing Director, Eastdil Secured
Angus Dodd, Managing Director, Lone Star Europe
Anthony Myers, Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Europe, Blackstone

17:30   Conference close

17:30-18:30  Networking Drinks Reception

Pre-Conference Drinks Reception

18:30-21:00
23 May 2016
Oxford & Cambridge Club
71-77 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HD

Conference attendees and invited guests are invited to attend a pre-conference networking reception at the Oxford & Cambridge Club, Pall Mall on the evening of 23 May 2016

Kindly sponsored by:

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ULI Membership

ULI has 38,000 members globally from all sectors of the built environment from both the public and private sectors. To join ULI and access the benefits of membership, including reduced rates to this conference, please click here.  You will also be given the option to join through conference online registration.

Keynote Speakers

Why Attend

  • Connect with senior real estate professionals
  • Learn how global economics and geopolitics is shaping real estate capital decisions
  • Gain insights from industry leaders who are adapting, diversifying and seeking new opportunities
  • ULI as a content led, mission driven, non lobbying organisation provides a neutral platform to present the big picture and convene open debate

Venue & Logistics

Venue:
Goldman Sachs
River Court
120 Fleet Street
London  EC4A 2BE
United Kingdom

Timings:
Registration open    08:15
Conference start      09:00
Conference close     17:30
Drinks Reception     17:30-18:30

Host & Sponsor

 

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Sponsors

Silver

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Bronze

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Sponsorship

Please contact Liz Waller for further information regarding sponsorship opportunities.  Click here for sponsorship prospectus.

Questions

ULI Customer Service   europemeetings@uli.org   Tel. +44 207487 9570
ULI UK Coordinator   agnes.gomori@uli.org   Tel. +44 20 7487 9576
ULI UK Executive Director   liz.waller@uli.org   Tel. +44 207 487 9574