On the Pulse of the Industry: The Conference Program
Expertise on the pulse of time: The EXPO REAL conference program addresses what is moving the industry. About 130 panels and 500 industry experts invite you to a dialog along the complete supply chain: financing, investment, urban development, special asset classes or innovation and digitalization. An overview of our forums:
At the INNOVATION FORUM in Hall A1 well-known experts and trendsetters will give presentations and lead discussions shedding light on topical aspects of the industry's digital transformation and make specific recommendations. The focus will be on the following topics: "Invest", "Manage & Operate", "Plan and Build", "Work", "Market" as well as "Smart Cities & Urbanization". In addition, the 25 startups emerging as winners from the contest will compete for final victory in each field.
INVESTMENT LOCATIONS FORUM
The INVESTMENT LOCATIONS FORUM will take place in hall A1. It will take a look at issues concerning international investment locations. International experts will analyze the potential as well as the risks and opportunities of the real estate and investment markets of Europe, Asia and North America.
PLANNING & PARTNERSHIPS FORUM
In Hall A2 the PLANNING & PARTNERSHIPS FORUM will focus on the challenges and visions of hotel and health care properties. Well-known experts will present special-purpose properties, explain expansion strategies, answer questions and engage in debate. The forum will also discuss trends and innovations in urban development.
INTELLIGENT URBANIZATION FORUM
It is estimated that by 2050 two thirds of the global population will live in cities. This rapid urbanization poses huge challenges to the development of cities in a smart and sustainable manner – a development which will be addressed at the INTELLIGENT URBANIZATION FORUM in an exciting special exhibition and related discussions.
DISCUSSION & NETWORKING FORUM
For award ceremonies, lecture series or customer and networking events – the DISCUSSION & NETWORKING FORUM in the south of Hall A1 is a versatile event and discussion platform for all topics in the real estate sector. The lounge area is also an ideal place to relax and make useful contacts. Please watch out for the language in which presentations are held. This forum will not be interpreted simultaneously.
REAL ESTATE INNOVATION FORUM - TECH TALK ZONE
The ‘Tech Talk Zone’ is an area hosting innovative showcases and debates. The concept is to offer visitors and startups an open space for new perspectives and dialogues on innovation and to create a network that facilitates collaboration, business opportunities, and interdisciplinary dialogue. Each Tech Talk session will be moderated by one international partner of the Real Estate Innovation Network, who will present insights about the ecosystem, introduce the subject and upcoming pitches.