BALTIC REAL ESTATE LEADERS FORUM 2016

08:30 – 08:55

Registrations, Light Refreshments & Networking

08:55 – 09:00

Opening of the BREL Forum

ECONOMICS AND DEVELOPMENT

09:00 – 09:30

“Baltic Real Estate 2020: Winners and Losers”

Morten Hansen, Head of Economics Department at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and member of the Fiscal Discipline Council of Latvia

09:30 – 10:00

"Quantifying place. Strategic Placemaking from Australia to the Baltics"

Nicola Balch, Project Lead at McGregor Coxall

10:00 – 10:50

A Panel Discussion "City Centers in the 21st Century: Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius" with Elita Moiseja, NP Properties Chairperson of the Board.

Panelists:

  • Indrek Moorats, Member of the Board at E.L.L.;
  • Mārtiņš Vanags, Managing Director at Skanste Development Agency;
  • Nicola Balch, Project Lead at McGregor Coxall;
  • Mindaugas Statulevicius, Chief Executive of Lithuanian Real Estate Developers Association.

 

10:50 – 11:20

Coffee Break & Networking

INVESTMENTS

11:20 – 11:50

"Cross Country Investors - The Cultural Challenges"

Thomas Lindeborg, CEO at Nordic and Baltic Property Group

11:50 – 12:20

"The Trend is Your Friend.*  (*until it isn't...)"

Kārlis Cerbulis, Senior Vice President at NCH Capital Inc., Baltic States

12:20 – 13:00

A Panel Discussion "To IPO or Not to IPO?" with Angela Kolesnikova, Senior Investment Consultant at Colliers International

Panelists:

  • Viljar Arakas, CEO at EfTEN Capital;
  • Algirdas Vaitiekunas, Member of the Management Board at Northern Horizon;
  • Kestutis Adamonis, Partner at Sorainen;
  • Viktors Bolbats, Head of Corporate Client Coverage at SEB.

 

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch & Networking

OFFICES

14:30 – 14:50

" Activities Based Workplace as it is: One Year After Introduction"

Roberts Ķīlis, Associate profesor at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga

14:50 – 15:30

A Panel Discussion "Office of Tomorrow Today: Creative and Collaborative Workspace!" with Edgars Ivanovs, Developer at Riga Powerhouse/ Crowdestate Partner in Latvia

Panelists:

  • Mindaugas Valuckas, Member of Management Board at Hanner AB;
  • Marko Orel, Co-founder of Creative Centre Poligon;
  • Dagnija Lejina, Co-founder, Senior Partner at Lejiņa&Šleiers.

RETAIL

15:30 – 15:50

“Revitalization of Retail in City Center: Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius”

Andis Kublačovs, Project Director at Linstow Center Management

15:50 – 16:30

A Panel Discussion "Inner vs. Outer City Retail Development" with Rems Razums, Amber Beverage Group

Panelists:

  • Are Altraja, Board Member at Sportland;
  • Andis Kublačovs, Project Director at Linstow Center Management;
  • Valērija Lieģe, Member of the Supervisory Board at Lido;
  • Giovanni dalla Zonca, Baltic RE Group.

16:30 - 16:40

Coffee Break & Networking

SPECIAL GUEST

16:40 - 17:30

"Digitalization and the End of Cities 2.0"

Thomas Sevcik, Founder and CEO of arthesia

17:30 - 17:40

FAST FORWARD: the best ideas we got from the forum

17:40 - ....

 

Networking

*The agenda is still to be updated and minor derogation's may occur.