Date : 4 June 2018

Time: 2:00pm – 8:00pm

2/F, Dorset House, Taikoo Place,
979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Getting there



The Summit’s Young Leaders Forum will be a unique event bringing together global real estate professionals under the age of 35.  The session involves a series of fast-paced PechaKucha presentations looking at a variety of topics around the theme of innovation, including retail, co-living, co-working, design, construction, and blockchain. This will be followed by panel discussion.

Our second panel – back by popular demand – features a careers discussion followed by small group speed-mentoring sessions led by senior industry leaders.


2:00 pm
Registration and Gathering

2:30 pm
Welcome Remarks & Opening Talk on Blueprint Coworking
Michelle Buultjens, Head of Operations, Blueprint

3:00 pm
Innovation & Disruption Panel & Workshop

Disruptive Innovation
The global real estate industry is undergoing fundamental change as development and asset management practices rapidly evolve. Join our panelists as they discuss how the latest thinking on recent trends and innovations is likely to impact the status quo.
: Marcus Tang, Assistant Investment Manager, Nan Fung International Properties Limited
Keith Wong, Co-founder & Director, Synergy Biz Group
Anthony Liu, New Ventures Lead, Swire Properties
Dr Florian M. Spiegl, Co-founder and COO, FinFabrik

Retail Innovation
As the viability of existing retail formats is called increasingly into question, retailers are adopting new models that sweep away traditional boundaries while still focusing on the core concept of drawing people together. In this brave new world of retailing, how can we bring people together, both physically and virtually, to guarantee the future of brick and mortar retail?   
: Erick Luu, Associate Director, Regional Retail Advisory and Leasing, Savills Hong Kong
Stu Nyman, Head of Digital Asia Pacific, The Marketing Store
Andrew Mead, Chief Architect, MTR
Alvin Lo, Head of Design, K11

4:45 pm
ULI Hong Kong Urban Innovation Ideas Competition presentation by 1st and 2nd place teams
ULI Young Leaders Group (YLG) Hong Kong launched its first real estate development case competition for young professionals. The competition sought innovative design and business proposals for sites in Wan Chai’s Star Street neighbourhood. This session will showcase proposals by the winning teams.

5:45 pm
Career Panel
In an age of flux, the quest for the ideal job poses both opportunities and challenges. We invite real estate leaders from across the fields of investment, consultancy, development, and recruitment to share their personal stories and tips for career development. Participants and panelists will explore questions close to the heart of the industry’s young leaders.
Moderator : Yian Wang, Assistant Director, AEW Asia
Oliver Birch, Asia Director, Redpath Partners
Ellie Tang, Head of Sustainability, New World Development Company Limited
Wang Tse, CEO & Co-founder, Campfire Collaborative Spaces
Ivan Ho, CEO, Hong Kong, KaiLong

7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Networking drinks

How to register

The Forum is complimentary and open to ULI Young Leaders Group (YLG) members only. To register, click here.

Registration deadline: 25 May 2018