2018 Summit Programme

Pre-Summit Day : 4 June 2018

Jun 4

Young Leaders Forum

The Young Leaders Forum at the Summit will be a unique event that brings together global real estate professionals under the age of 35.

Monday, June 4, 2018 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM Blueprint at Taikoo Place Young Leaders
Separate registration required
Jun 4

WLI Starstreet Guided Tour and Reception

ULI Hong Kong Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) invites you to kick off the Summit with your peers at the WLI reception which includes an exclusive guided tour of the Starstreet precinct hosted by Oval Partnership.

Monday, June 4, 2018 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM Offsite (various) Tours
Women's Leadership Initiative
Jun 4

Executive Committee and Trustee Dinner

Monday, June 4, 2018 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM The Upper House at Pacific Place By Invitation Only

Day 1 : 5 June 2018

Jun 5

ULI Lounge

A convenient meeting point for summit attendees.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Lobby Lounge, Conrad Hong Kong Registration and networking
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Hospitality Development Council Meeting

Confidential, collegial and collaborative discussion. Council meetings allow members to share insights, debate, learn and explore new ideas together.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM By Invitation Only
Jun 5

Asia Pacific Executive Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Taishan Room, Level 5, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Committee Members only
Jun 5

Development Forum : Transformative Influences on Urban Development – illustrated through Case Study

The Development Forum provides a unique platform for the development community to analyse significant projects, share challenges and ideas, and explore new ways to deliver development and regeneration opportunities across the Asia Pacific. Each speaker presents a key transformative influence of today and conveys impacts through projects and city impacts.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Chatham Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Flexible Workspace – Attract Talent, Energise Districts, Drive Efficiency

We explore the drivers and consequences of the rapidly evolving face of the modern office.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Hennessy Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong ULI Talk
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Development Forum : Transformative Urban Development Projects – City Shaping Case Studies

The Development Forum provides a unique platform for the development community to analyse significant projects, share challenges and ideas, and explore new ways to deliver development and regeneration opportunities across the Asia Pacific.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Chatham Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Development Forum : Impactful Regenerative Development Project – Adaptive reuse/Mixed Use/Case Studies

The Development Forum provides a unique platform for the development community to analyse significant projects, share challenges and ideas, and explore new ways to deliver development and regeneration opportunities across the Asia Pacific.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Chatham Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Networking Break

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Lobby Lounge, Conrad Hong Kong Networking
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Experiential Retail – Delivering the “Un-Amazonable” and “Instagrammable”

How are malls adapting to fight the rising tide of e-tailing?

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Hennessy Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong ULI Talk
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

ULI Philippines Meet & Greet

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Conrad Hong Kong Lobby Lounge By Invitation Only
Jun 5

ULI Asia Pacific Capital Markets Forum

Hosted by JLL. An invitation-only discussion for senior investors addressing challenges facing capital markets and the real estate industry. This year’s forum will focus on issues including innovation and disruption, capital flows, geopolitical risk, and the future of the workspace.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM By Invitation Only
Lunch meeting
Jun 5

Real Estate Innovators and Disruptors

The session will be presented “PechaKucha-style”—a format developed in Japan where presenters outline their ideas against a backdrop of 20 different images with visuals advancing automatically every 20 seconds.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 12:30PM – 2:00 PM Lobby Lounge, Conrad Hong Kong General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Networking Luncheon

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Lobby Lounge, Conrad Hong Kong Networking
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Back to the Future – Heritage as a Catalyst for Urban Regeneration

Are Asian governments effectively protecting their historic sites, and how does heritage preservation feature in city-wide plans for urban regeneration?

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Bowen Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong ULI Talk
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

PropTech : The Future of Real Estate Innovation

Discover the Who, What, and How of Property Tech in Asia as it drives, disrupts, and defines the convergence of Technology and Real Estate.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Chatham Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Genius – Smart Cities, Smart Infrastructure, Smart Real Estate

With more Asian cities now looking to go smart, what does this mean for the evolution of urban environments across the region?

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Hennessy Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong ULI Talk
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

The Business of Belt & Road – Private Sector Opportunities

Beijing’s massive Belt & Road infrastructure programme is now moving into high gear. With Chinese-sponsored construction initiatives springing up from Africa to South East Asia, the Belt & Road panel will discuss where the money is coming from, where it’s going, and how foreign investors can get involved.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Bowen Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong ULI Talk
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

ULI Singapore Happy Hour

ULI Singapore Chairman, Khoo Teng Chye and Executive Director, Pauline Oh cordially invite fellow Singapore attendees at the Summit for a meet and greet happy hour!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Conrad Lobby Lounge By Invitation Only
Networking
Separate registration required
Jun 5

Networking Break

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Lobby Lounge, Conrad Hong Kong Networking
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Investment Insights – China Real Estate

What are the current trends driving the development of Mainland real estate markets, where are investors placing capital, and what are the mega-trends to look for going forward?  

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Hennessy Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong ULI Talk
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

The Future of Urban Living – Micro/Macro? Rent/Own? “Co” or No?

Rising home prices and the birth of the sharing economy are changing the way we design and use urban homes in fundamental ways.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Bowen Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong ULI Talk
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Lobby Lounge, Conrad Hong Kong Networking
Open to All Attendees
Jun 5

ULI Leadership Dinner

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Asia Society Hong Kong By Invitation Only
Networking

Main Day : 6 June 2018

Jun 6

Registration | Coffee and Pastries

Summit registration, coffee and pastries

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Registration and networking
Jun 6

Opening Remarks

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 8:30 AM – 8:50 AM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Welcome to Hong Kong!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 8:50 AM – 9:00 AM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Leading Hong Kong – A Dialogue with the Honourable Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Today’s world is about cities and competition between cities – for talent, investment, industry, tourism. What is it like to lead a top-tier global city in the rapidly changing age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:00 AM – 9:40 AM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

The New Urban Crisis – Asia’s Cities at A Crossroads

How our cities are increasing inequality, deepening segregation, and failing the middle class – what we can do about it.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:40 AM – 10:40 AM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Book Signing : Richard Florida

Following Richard Florida’s keynote address, meet him up close and personal at the book signing of his new book The New Urban Crisis.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 10:40 AM – 11:10 AM ULI Bookstore @ Grand Ballroom Foyer, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Networking Break

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 10:40 AM – 11:10 AM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Networking
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Retail – The Future of Retail is Stores that Aren’t Stores

The Great Debate - the Disruptor and the Disrupted. In this Oxford-style debate, industry speakers take opposing positions on how different real estate sectors are being disrupted. The debaters argue the motions, the moderator cross examines, we poll the audience, and the speakers try to sway opinions. It will be a fast-paced, fun, and engaging look at how the world of real estate is constantly changing, and how market leaders and innovators try to keep up. This debate looks at the retail sector.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 11:10 AM – 11:40 AM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Office – The Rise of Co-working Space : Boon or Bane?

The Great Debate - the Disruptor and the Disrupted. In this Oxford-style debate, industry speakers take opposing positions on how different real estate sectors are being disrupted. The debaters argue the motions, the moderator cross examines, we poll the audience, and the speakers try to sway opinions. It will be a fast-paced, fun, and engaging look at how the world of real estate is constantly changing, and how market leaders and innovators try to keep up. This debate looks at the office workspace.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 11:40 AM – 12:10 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

UrbanPlan – City Building through the Lens of Gen Z

The UrbanPlan is ULI's unique educational programme that teaches the fundamentals of real estate development and urban planning. In place in the USA since 2003, the UrbanPlan is now being rolled out in Asia. In this session, a group of high-school students from Hong Kong's ISF Academy recounts their experience of one of the region's first UrbanPlan courses.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:10 PM – 12:30 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Networking Luncheon

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:35 PM Garden Cafe and Lobby Lounge, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Networking
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

UrbanPlan Conversation@Lunch

Come meet our member leaders who have championed ULI’s Asia Pacific UrbanPlan programme. Over the past three months, the programme has been piloted in Hong Kong, Manila and Singapore. UrbanPlan is a great education initiative targeted at students from high schools to universities, as well as the public services sector. Join this session to discover more about the programme, how you can help, and how it impacts local communities.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:35 PM – 1:35 PM Conrad Hong Kong Lobby Lounge Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

ULI Global Chairman Update

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 1:35 PM – 1:45 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

The Connected Megalopolis – Business and the Bay Area

As the government rolls out plans to integrate the economies of 18 cities across Guangdong’s Pearl River Delta, what are the challenges and opportunities for Greater Bay Area investors?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

The Times (like Business Models), They are a-Changin’

A nuts and bolts discussion about addressing challenges and driving change in organisations, and in our industry, today.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 2:30 PM – 3:10 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

ULI Advisory Services Clinic : Panel Opportunities in Asia Pacific

Come meet Tom Eitler, Senior Vice President of the Advisory Services Group, to learn more about Advisory Services, a ULI flagship product for implementing global knowledge for local impact, and how the programme can contribute to your projects and help communities achieve their goals.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ULI Bookstore @ Grand Ballroom Foyer, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Networking Break

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 3:10 PM – 3:30 PM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Networking
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Housing Matters! The Global Challenge for Global Cities

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 3:30 PM – 4:10 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Global Capital Markets

A discussion with global investors on how geopolitics, economics, technology, and demographics play out in real estate investment markets. When disruption becomes the norm, how should we position our businesses to capture new opportunities and growth, and where can we find these opportunities in today's rapidly-evolving markets?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 4:10 PM – 5:10 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

Closing Keynote – Universal Development Futures

We may be gathered in Hong Kong to discuss the Asia Pacific region, but whatever is developed locally has global consequences.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 5:10 PM – 5:40 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Jun 6

Closing Remarks

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 5:40 PM – 5:50 PM Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
General Session
Open to All Attendees
Jun 6

ULI Asia Pacific 10th Anniversary Bash

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 5:50 PM – 7:30 PM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong Main Summit
Networking
Open to All Attendees

Study Tours Day : 7 June 2018

Jun 7

Study Tour : Shenzhen – A Modern Metropolis Linking Hong Kong to China’s Mainland

The tour provides an opportunity to visit a major technology company as well as two key business districts of Shenzhen that represent the present and future of what is arguably the most dynamic city in mainland China.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Off site - Shenzhen Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Jun 7

Study Tour : Tech and Commerce – Hong Kong Science and Technology Park

Join us for a unique opportunity to visit the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park for an insider’s look at Hong Kong’s biggest technology and innovation centre.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Off site - Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Tours
Separate registration required
Jun 7

Study Tour : Taikoo Place – Transformation from a Former Industrial Area into a Leading Decentralised Business Hub

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Join us for an exclusive tour of Swire Properties’ Taikoo Place, already home to over 300 leading international companies

Thursday, June 7, 2018 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Off site - Taikoo Place Tours
Separate registration required
Jun 7

Study Tour : Creating Value for the Community through Neighbourhood Rejuvenation and Repositioning – TKO Gateway

Join us for an insider’s tour of TKO Gateway, which offers a leading example of how the developer has used asset enhancement to create shopping, dining and social hubs in neighbourhoods. Hosted by : Link Asset Management.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Off site - TKO Gateway Tours
Separate registration required
Jun 7

Study Tour : The Insider’s Heritage Tour

The Insider’s Heritage Tour will feature three prominent revitalisation sites in the heart of Hong Kong, each in a different stage of its development cycle.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Off site (various) Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Jun 7

Study Tour : Hong Kong Harbour – The Future of a Globally-significant Waterfront

Board a traditional Hong Kong junk boat for a tour of Hong Kong's harbourfront and hear from experts on the future development of three key sites along the way.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Off site (various) Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Jun 7

Study Tour (Full Members only) : Undiscovered Hong Kong – Cruising its Green & Blue Assets

Join fellow ULI members for cocktails on a luxurious yacht to visit the undiscovered side to this amazing city.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Off site (various) Tours
Full Members only
Separate registration required