PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit Announces ‘Data Revolution’ and Speakers List for 2021 Virtual Edition


New Delhi [India], Oct. 25 (ANI / NewsView): PropertyGuru, Southeast Asia’s leading real estate technology company, announces the second virtual edition of its technology and thought leadership platform, the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit.

Bringing together the best minds, top business leaders and decision makers from the real estate and tech industries, the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit: Virtual Edition is scheduled to begin on Wednesday December 8, 2021 on The Virtual Summit will feature international keynotes, expert lectures, fireside discussions and round tables.

This year’s conversation will focus on the ‘data revolution’ in the real estate industry, with discussions on sustainability, accessible data, green finance, smart technologies and smart cities, and innovation from visionaries and people. start-ups.

Chaired by Stephen Oehme, Managing Director of Quantum Thailand Ltd. and a former board member of Burj Khalifa Dubai, the main stage of the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit: Virtual Edition 2021 will be populated by a roster of diverse and internationally renowned speakers who are familiar with the power of data science. and its versatile applications, particularly in the field of sustainable real estate.

Dr William Thomas, PhD, Southeast Asia Director of The Economist Intelligence Corporate Network, will open the discussion with The Economist Keynote on the economic recovery and reinvention of Asia after the pandemic. Susan Bennett, a veteran vocal talent who rose to prominence as the original voice of Siri, will deliver the international keynote address on “Becoming the Voice of AI”. and presenter of “Asia Minute” on YouTube, will deliver the keynote address on policies and later join a fireside chat to discuss Asia’s urban resilience. And Ommid Saberi, Senior Industry Specialist for Green Buildings at the International Finance Corporation, will present the World Bank keynote to discuss the recently launched Building Resilience Index.

Some case studies will also be presented at the virtual summit, including one by Kohei Kurihara, based in Japan, co-founder of Privacy by Design Lab, which will highlight issues of privacy and ethics. Celebrity designer Patrick Keane, founder of Enter Projects, will talk about “The Age of 3D” to showcase 3D printed or prefabricated materials and how architectural R&D implements sustainable, technology-aided, and technology-based designs. the data. And Yasmin Rasyid, Malaysia Director of Sustainability at Lendlease, will present Kuala Lumpur’s The Exchange TRX project and how it fits into the sustainability framework of Malaysia’s newest financial district.

In a fireside conversation titled “Women Who Lead and Build”, Filipino Jean Jacqueline de Castro, CEO of ESCA Incorporated, will meet with Thai Kotchakorn Voraakhom, CEO and Founder, Pourous City Network, and President, Climate Change Working Group, International Federation of Landscape Architects, World (IFLA World), on tools to better plan our cities and our built environment. Ms. Kotchakorn Voraakhom, who was on the prestigious TIME100 Next list in 2019, will be the first female PropertyGuru Visionary of the Year recipient to be featured as one of the highlights of this year’s summit.

The full-day premiere of the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate 2021 Summit: Virtual Edition will be segmented into an interactive exchange of ideas on the data landscape, accessible data, sustainability and data innovation, and will also feature featuring expert speakers including Ken Ip, Founder of the Asia MarTech Society and Chair of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mainland China); Stuart Mendel, Managing Director, Country Head, Malaysia, Lendlease; podcast host Tina Ryan, 2019 host of the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit in Bangkok, Thailand; and Masaya Fujisawa, associate director at IHI, who will appear in a smart parking technology showcase.

In addition, there will be exclusive presentations from the management of the PropertyGuru group, including Manav Kamboj, Chief Technology Officer and Chairman of the Technology Innovation Award; Jules Kay, Managing Director of PropertyGuru Asia Property AwardsAsia Real Estate Summit; Mallika Gadepalli, Director of Strategy, who will join a fireside conversation with Curtis S. Chin of the Milken Institute; and a “GuruTalk” to promote greater transparency and market knowledge in the Asian real estate sector from Hari V. Krishnan, Chairman and CEO and CEO of the PropertyGuru group.

Tickets are on sale now Tickets for the Virtual Edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit are on sale now, with an early bird offer until November 7, 2021, and special discounts for students who can present a valid ID.

Access codes are valid from the opening day of the virtual summit December 8, 2021 to January 8, 2022. For tickets, please visit the official website:

PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit 2021: Virtual Edition is supported by official innovation partner IHI; the official partner of the History Channel cable television; official public relations partner Infinity Communications; Right To Play International official charity partner; the official ESG partner of the Baan Dek Foundation; the supporting associations Asia MarTech Society and Green Building Consulting and Engineering; and media partners Oxford Business Group, Asia.Proptech, APAC CIO Outlook, Nikkei Asia and PropertyGuru Property Report.

Applications for the Tech Innovation Awards are open As of September 2021, the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit has also started accepting nominations for its annual Tech Innovation Award, which is awarded to a revolutionary and impactful idea in the field of real estate technology. technologies. Entrants are judged by an independent panel of global experts on how their technology or innovation can solve a problem or problem in real estate. The PropertyGuru Tech Innovation Award was presented to Rizome in 2020 for its use of engineered bamboo wood as the main material in construction. Sensgreen, an AI-powered scalable indoor sensor technology operating in Turkey and Singapore, won the honor. In 2018, Igloohome, a Singapore-based smart lock startup, won the top prize.

Entries for the PropertyGuru Tech Innovation Award 2021 are currently being accepted until October 31:

Webinar Series and Digital Whitepaper The PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit marks its seventh edition in 2021. A favorite space for real estate leaders, innovators and visionaries in Asia-Pacific, the Summit took off in July with a relaunch of its official website:

The PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit hosted its first live webinar of the year in June: an expert discussion on the impact of the pandemic on FoodBeverage (FB) tenants in retail properties and the use of electronic commerce and contactless technology to mitigate losses in the industry. The series continued with the Logistics and Commercial Real Estate webinar in September with The Economist Intelligence Unit, and the new Concept of Living webinar, co-hosted by Bill Barnett of C9 Hotelworks in early October.

The PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit also released its first ARES digital white paper, Vol. 1 at the beginning of September, entitled “PropTech and the Responsible Innovator”, addressing the crucial themes addressed at the 2020 Summit to encourage the Asia-Pacific real estate sector to act to minimize its carbon footprint and build smarter and healthier cities for future generations .

Established in 2015, the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit has brought together several influential and global names over the years for its annual and regional events. Over the past three years, the PropertyGuru Summit has also proudly presented programming comprised of 30% female or LGBTQ speakers.

In 2020, the summit attracted speakers such as Audrey Tang, Taiwan’s digital minister; Lars Svensson, director of sustainability and communications for IKEA South East Asia; Prashant Kapoor, Chief Industry Specialist for Green Buildings and Climate Smart Cities at IFC; and Dr Simon Baptist, Chief Global Economist and Managing Director for Asia at The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Other previous speakers included ASEAN Deputy Secretary General Dr Aladdin D. Rillo; former Minister of Finance of Thailand Korn Chatikavanij; Malaysia’s Deputy Finance Minister Dato ‘Lee Chee Leong; former global editorial director of The Economist, Andrew Staples; the founder of TechCrunch China, Dr Gang Lu; Kim Rellinger, Head of Agency and Google Performance; Singapore’s chief architect-urban planner, Dr Liu Thai Ker; the founder of MiraLab, Professor Nadia Magnenat Thalmann; Ron Bakker of PLP Architecture; and original Apple Store architect-designer Tim Kobe.

The PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit is the premier gathering of the best minds in the industry, business leaders and high level decision makers. Designed to “educate, innovate and inspire”, the summit focuses on advancements in real estate technology, green building, sustainability and innovation.

Over 500 registered delegates, including real estate and tech experts, climate heroes, sustainability champions, trendsetters and tech startup leaders from across the region and beyond participate to refresh thinking, exchanging ideas and connecting with their peers at the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit Virtual Edition, which includes global conferences, case studies, panel discussions, interactive booths and exhibition halls, as well as a online networking.

The virtual summit is part of the exciting “PropertyGuru Week” in December 2021, coinciding with the virtual red carpet and the presentation ceremony of the Grand Final of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards, joined by the best real estate developers and executives in the region, and watched by investors, agents and consumers via livestream.

For more information, email [email protected] or visit the official website: PropertyGuru Group is Southeast Asia’s leading real estate technology company1 and the preferred destination for 37 million home seekers. property to find their dream home every month. PropertyGuru and its group companies provide property seekers with over 2.8 million real estate listings, in-depth information and solutions that empower them to make confident real estate decisions in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

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