VIP Europe is the sister event of our highly acclaimed VIP Americas event. It attracts the industry’s top investment managers, investors and consultants who all have a stake in the European institutional marketplace.
VIP Europe delivers content that is carefully selected to meet the needs of our European audience. Speakers are carefully selected for their expertise. VIP Europe is "THE" place to meet the right people in the European marketplace. The intimate environment and balanced mix of attendees allows you to get to know your fellow attendees on both a professional and personal level.
VIP Europe delivers a quality agenda that is marketing-free. During the event there are several opportunities to socialize with attendees. Whether you are discussing critical industry issues as a part of a roundtable breakout session or at a reception for attendees, VIP gives you an excellent networking platform to establish new relationships and strengthen existing.
Institutional Investor Fee – Complimentary
The Qualified Institutional Investor registration category is reserved for individuals employed by a public, corporate or union pension fund organization, foundation or endowment, with responsibility for real estate investment strategy or decision-making. Sovereign wealth funds, family offices and government officials may also qualify for complimentary registration. A government official is defined as a federal, state, local or city-level government employee focused on the policymaking, planning, and/or funding/financing of real estate projects, as well as legislators and their staff. This definition does not include pension/benefit plan administrators.
Investment Manager/Adviser, Other Fee – USD 1,995.00
Early Bird Investment Manager/Adviser, Other Fee - USD 1,795.00 (ends 17 November 2017!)
Category 2 Fee – USD 1,095.00
The Category 2 registration category is reserved for funds of funds/managers of managers and consultants. A “fund of funds” or “manager of managers” is defined as a company that solely manages portfolios composed of investments in the funds of other managers. A "consultant" is defined as an individual who provides financial advice to institutional investors (pension funds, endowments and foundations) on portfolio construction and asset allocation and does not manage money (i.e. Mercer, Callan Associates, Towers Watson).
Registration for IREI publication sponsors opens 21 August 2017.
Registration for all opens on 18 September 2017.
All refund requests must be made in writing to Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI), directed via e-mail to IREI at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to +1 925-244-0520. Cancellations received on/before 1 January 2017 are eligible for a full refund, less a USD 350 processing fee. Cancellations received between 2 January 2017 and 31 January 2017 are eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations received after 31 January 2017 are not eligible for a refund. IREI does not offer credit to future events for the unrefunded portion of the registration fee unless you are a current sponsor of an IREI publication. If IREI decides to cancel this conference, IREI does not accept responsibility for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants.
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|The 2018 VIP Europe themes are “Finding value in a low yielding world” and “Shifting technological developments and their impacts on real estate investors.” Please refer to the agenda below to see how these themes are incorporated into the sessions.|
|Tuesday, 20 February 2018 [Pre-Event Investor-Only and Manager-Only Breakouts, Workshop & Welcome Reception]|
|15:30||Investor-Only and Manager-Only Roundtable Breakout Session
Discuss timely issues with your fellow investors or managers in an open-forum discussion designed to examine various topics of interest to both groups. We will then bring the two groups together and listen to table leader reports. As each table reports, discover where differences and common ground exist and gain new insights and a broader perspective on important issues.
|16:30||Workshop: Examining the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal
Examine the Amazon/Whole Foods deal in an interactive panel with audience discussion. We will cover and define possible macro trends this deal could set in motion for the economy and the technology, retail and real estate spaces. What new opportunities could the deal create? What new risks could emerge?
Join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
|Wednesday, 21 February 2018|
|09:00||Welcome & Overview
Geoffrey Dohrmann, president & CEO, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
|09:30||A Global Perspective: The World As Our Readers See It
IREI’s president and CEO will share key themes and insights from our global editorial board meetings and then lead a moderated Q&A session with two advisory board members for comments about global trends.
Moderator: Geoffrey Dohrmann, president & CEO, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
|10:00||Global Capital Flows
IREI and Kingsley Associates’ Investor Survey highlights and FundTracker Trends highlights open the session to set stage regarding global capital flow trends.
Jonathan Schein, SVP, managing director of global business development, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
|11:15||Topic of the Day: Roundtable Discussions and Group Leader Reports
Advisory Board members, together with the editorial team, will develop a list of timely topics for the investor community. Attendees will be polled prior to the event, and tables will pick one of the top five topics to discuss and gain new insights.
|13:00||How is technology changing the world of real estate?
Take an in depth look at how technology is disrupting historical trends. We will cover how trends in technology are reshaping the world of logistics. We will then examine how the office sector is being transformed with the sharing economy and review how retail is reinventing itself in our new world.
Moderator: Kim Politzer, senior director – European research, Invesco Real Estate
|13:45||How is technology changing the real estate asset management and investing business?
Examine the science and logic behind using artificial intelligence, big data and machine learning for the world of property management and investment management. What are the benefits, limitations, and risks of these technologies? How will they revolutionize our industry?
|14:30||CIOs examine asset allocations, strategies and impact of technology
Identify and review key macro trends impacting the economy and investors’ real estate and strategic portfolio planning. Find out how real estate compares to other asset classes and how it fits into a total portfolio. Discover how CIOs see the world of technology and how technology is reshaping markets and economies as well as creating new opportunities and risks that investors should watch.
Moderator: Ben Sanderson, director of international investment, Hermes Real Estate Investment Management
|15:45|| Finding value and yield in today’s market
Where are pockets of value and yield today? What are the underlying fundamentals that make these options attractive? Are the risk levels of these opportunities being overly discounted? Discover why or why not.
Moderator: Albert Yang, managing director & client portfolio manager, real estate Europe, Barings Real Estate Advisers
|16:30||Investor Perspectives: Finding value, yields and examining the impact of technology
Find out where investors see pockets of value and attractive yields in Europe. Gain a perspective on how investors view technology as it impacts economics and real estate.
Moderator: Eoin Bastible, managing director, UBS Asset Management, Global Real Estate
Review the day’s key insights with our co-chairs.
Geoffrey Dohrmann, president & CEO, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
Join us for our gala dinner.
|Thursday, 22 February 2018|
|09:30||How long will the new normal last? Will the old normal come back?
Investigate the long-term impacts of ECB’s QE program and speculate about possible unintended consequences. How might the program reshape values and returns across all asset classes? What new investment opportunities might it create?
Moderator: Simon Martin, senior partner – head of research & strategy, Tristan Capital Partners
|10:15||To Be Announced: Topic Under Development
|11:00||Advisory Board Wrap-Up Panel
Gain perspective as several advisory board members share key insights and questions for you to keep in mind from our event.
Moderator: Jonathan Schein, SVP, managing director of global business development, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
|11:30||Farewell Lunch & Afternoon Networking Activity|
Our speakers for 2018 Visions, Insights & Perspectives (VIP) Europe are currently being recruited. If you are interested in speaking at this event, please contact our conference program manager John Hunt at +1 925-244-0526 or email@example.com.
2018 VIP Europe Co-Chairs:
President & CEO
Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
SVP, Managing Director of Global Business Development
Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
2018 VIP Europe Advisory Board:
Managing Director, Head of Business Development EMEA (ex Switzerland)
UBS Asset Management, Real Estate & Private Markets
Head of Investor Relations & Business Development
Senior Portfolio Manager
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
Nordic Real Estate Partners (NREP)
Senior Vice President, Client Relations, Europe
J.P. Morgan Asset Management Global Real Assets
- Hotel & Venue
Copenhagen Marriott Hotel
Kalvebod Brygge 5
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Conference Sales Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 212-706-7023
Conference Program Manager
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