ULI Australia Summit 2022

When

2022-05-19
2022-05-19T08:00:00 - 2022-05-19T16:00:00
Australia/Sydney

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    Where

    Australian Chamber Orchestra Pier 2/3 Dawes Point, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA

    Agenda

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    2022-05-18T16:00:00 - 2022-05-18T18:00:00
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    Site Tour of Brookfield Place & Sunset Drinks at Shell House (Sold Out!)
    2022-05-18T18:30:00 - 2022-05-18T21:00:00
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    ULI Australia Leadership Dinner (by invitation only)
    2022-05-19T13:10:00 - 2022-05-19T13:40:00
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    Debate - Precincts make better Cities v. Cities are Organic
    2022-05-19T13:55:00 - 2022-05-19T14:15:00
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    South Bank to STH BNK - Cultural Placemaking in the City
    2022-05-19T10:00:00 - 2022-05-19T10:35:00
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    Regionalisation in a Global Market Panel
    2022-05-19T10:35:00 - 2022-05-19T10:55:00
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    Morning Tea
    2022-05-19T10:55:00 - 2022-05-19T11:15:00
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    Designing Today's Cities with Angelo Candalepas
    2022-05-19T11:15:00 - 2022-05-19T11:17:00
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    The Australian Dream v the 21st Century Reality - Session Introduction
    2022-05-19T11:17:00 - 2022-05-19T11:32:00
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    Keynote by Jeremy McLeod
    2022-05-19T11:32:00 - 2022-05-19T11:47:00
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    Generation Regen - Jennifer Cook
    2022-05-19T11:47:00 - 2022-05-19T11:57:00
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    Affordability - David Schwartz
    2022-05-19T12:07:00 - 2022-05-19T12:32:00
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    The Australian Dream v the 21st Century Reality Panel
    2022-05-19T12:32:00 - 2022-05-19T13:05:00
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    Networking Lunch
    2022-05-19T12:42:00 - 2022-05-19T13:10:00
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    Precincts: Purpose, Place and Performance - Keynote by Kate Meyrick
    2022-05-19T14:15:00 - 2022-05-19T15:00:00
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    Leadership Panel - So What Now?
    2022-05-19T15:30:00 - 2022-05-19T16:30:00
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    Networking Cocktails
    2022-05-19T08:30:00 - 2022-05-19T08:35:00
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    Welcome to the 2022 ULI Australia Summit
    2022-05-19T08:35:00 - 2022-05-19T08:55:00
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    Keynote by Minister Rob Stokes
    2022-05-19T08:55:00 - 2022-05-19T09:25:00
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    Forum - Revitalizing the CBD
    2022-05-19T09:00:00 - 2022-05-19T09:05:00
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    Regionalisation in a Global Market Session Intro
    2022-05-19T09:05:00 - 2022-05-19T09:20:00
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    Cities are sooo last century: discuss - Keynote by Tim Williams
    2022-05-19T09:20:00 - 2022-05-19T09:40:00
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    Rebasing the US City - Viewpoint by Joel Kotkin
    2022-05-19T09:40:00 - 2022-05-19T10:00:00
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    Asia Pacific Resilient Cities: Liveable and Sustainable - Teng Chye Khoo
    The 2022 ULI Australia Summit will explore the complex issues that prevail across global and local markets - the drivers that have us reconsidering the role of the City and the CBD, the activation and attraction of these urban environments, and the affordability and accessibility of our shared experiences within them.
     
    Join us and actively participate in discussion that challenges today's thinking and imagines equitable solutions for tomorrow, as the brightest thinkers, planners, and creators from around the world share their experiences and perspectives at this important and timely ULI forum.
     
    This event is eligible for CPD points.
     
     
    Tickets for our Brookfield Place Tour on 18 May are sold separately, Ticket Bundles to include the Summit on 19 May and our Quay Quarter Tour on 20 May are available. Learn more about registration, pricing, and ticket options here.
     
     
    View our prospective program hereOpportunities for sponsorship here.
     

    What You Can Expect

    Invaluable insights and learnings

    Experience a variety of formats from topical forums to interactive small roundtables to our signature ‘big tent’ general session featuring industry keynotes and leadership discussions.

    Exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours of innovative and iconic developments, Brookfield Place and Quay Quarter.

    Led by developers and builders who made these projects happen.

    Dedicated networking events and activities.

    Connect and foster relationships with ULI’s influential membership network of industry experts.
     

    Speakers

    Speaker

    Alexandra Fitzgerald

    Acquisitions Representative, JLF Group of Companies

    Family business land development across Australia, private investment and also large sales and marketing business selling approx 300 House an Land packages per annum on average.

    Speaker

    Lisa Sorrentino

    Head of Development, City West Housing

    Lisa is a highly skilled residential development executive with over 20 years of end-to-end development experience in urban renewal, mixed use, community housing, retirement living, and build-to-rent sectors within Australia and the United States.

    Speaker

    Jeremy McLeod

    Founding Director, Nightingale Housing

    Jeremy McLeod is the founding Director of Breathe Architecture, a team of dedicated architects that have built a reputation for delivering high quality design and sustainable architecture for all scale projects. Breathe Architecture was founded in 2001 by Jeremy McLeod and Tamara Veltre. Underpinning all of our work is the rigorous pursuit of sustainable design that is simultaneously beautiful, seemingly effortless, and environmentally positive. We have maintained our position at the forefront of sustainable design since inception; and through our award-winning built works, advocacy and design leadership, have built a reputation for delivering high quality architectural solutions. Breathe are also the founders of the Nightingale Model, which was established in parallel with the inaugural project: Nightingale 1.0, commencing in 2014 and completed in 2017. Nightingale is a development delivery tool for deliberative, design-led, triple-bottom-line housing that has now evolved to become an independent, profit-for-purpose entity that is the keeper of the Nightingale intellectual property developed by us, and the custodians of the Nightingale purchaser wait list. Nightingale has garnered both local and global attention in the marketplace, and further differentiates and demonstrates Breathe’s ability to think laterally and productively to achieve new ways to deliver on our practice purpose. Jeremy McLeod believes that architects, through collaboration, can drive real positive change in this city we call home.

    Speaker

    Joel Kotkin

    Distinguished Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures, Chapman University, Orange, CA and Adjunct Fellow, Legatum Institute, London UK, New America Foundation

    Described by the New York Times as "America’s uber-geographer," Joel Kotkin is an internationally-recognized authority on global, economic, political and social trends. His new book, The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us, was published last year by Agate Press. He is co-editor , with Alan Berger of MIT, of the forthcoming book Infinite Suburbia, a book of essays by 52 authors. Mr. Kotkin is the Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University in Orange, California and Executive Director of the Houston-based Center for Opportunity Urbanism (opportunityurbanism.org). He is Senior Advisor to the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. He is Executive Editor of the widely read website www.newgeography.com and writes the weekly "New Geographer" column for Forbes.com. He is a regular contributor to the Daily Beast and Real Clear Politics. He is the author of seven previously published books, including the widely praised The New Class Conflict (Telos Press), which describes the changing dynamics of class in America. Mr. Kotkin has published reports on topics ranging from the future of class in global cities to the places with the best opportunities for minorities. His 2013 report, "Post- familialism: Humanity’s Futurean examination of the world’s future demography, was published by the Civil Service College of Singapore and Chapman University and has been widely commented on not only in the United States, but in Israel, Brazil, Canada and other countries. Over the past decade, Mr. Kotkin has completed studies focusing on several major cities, including a worldwide study focusing on the future of London, Mumbai and Mexico City, and studies of New York, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Houston, San Bernardino and St. Louis, among others. In 2010 he completed an international study on "the new world order" for the Legatum Institute in London, UK that traced trans-national ethnic networks, particularly in East Asia. He also has worked in smaller communities, including a report -working with Praxis Strategy Group – on the rise of the Great Plains for Texas Tech University. Kotkin has finished major studies on Texas urbanism, the future of localism and the re-industrialization of the American heartland for the Center for Opportunity Urbanism. As director of the Center for Demographics and Policy at Chapman, he was the lead author of a major study on housing, and is currently involved in a project about the future of Orange County, CA.

    Speaker

    David Schwartz

    Senior Associate, SGS Economics

    David is an experienced economist bringing rigorous analysis and insight to today’s pressing policy and economic issues. David joined SGS in 2021 bringing more than 15 years of consulting experience throughout North America with specialist expertise in market and financial feasibility assessment, benefit-cost and value-capture analysis, policy formation, strategic planning. With a passion for addressing tricky questions, he has helped a wide spectrum of public and private sector clients make informed decisions related to land use and economic development, social and housing policy, infrastructure financing, and strategic planning. David believes in finding solutions that balance different sides of the story. He enjoys supporting and empowering clients through rigorous analysis, effective stakeholder engagement, strategic thinking, and best-practices orientation. He has regularly been a presenter, panellist, and moderator at regional, national, and international conferences, and has made contributions to literature in housing policy and the best practices in economic feasibility analysis techniques. On a personal note, David is a bassoonist and has played semi-professionally with orchestras for the past 25 years.

    Speaker

    Jennifer Cook

    Director, Customer 360

    Jennifer has been creating magnetic experiences for places, cities, festivals, businesses and brands for over 20 years. She is inspired by the power of global societal shifts and disruptive industry forces to energise our industry to think about how we can better serve human life. Her work has supported the transformation and evolution of loved places across Australia and New Zealand, from iconic retail destinations to civic hubs, workplaces and newly minted neighbourhoods. Australia’s first placemaking consultancy Village Well, has been a leading national and international voice in the creation of thriving and loved places for 30 years. Trusted by Australia’s leading developers, asset managers and governments, Village Well brings the creative spark that unlocks place potential underpinned by deep understanding of what it takes to create unique and high performing places. Driven by an unshakeable belief that doing good is good for business, Village Well balances commercial savvy with the desire to create positive impact for people, place and the planet. Jennifer is also a Non Executive Director of listed REIT Centuria Industrial Property and is on the advisory board for sharing economy startup Vennu.

    Speaker

    Sherry Dobbin

    Partner , Futurecity

    Partner at Futurecity. Chair of Urban Art Forum, Urban Land Institute UK. Member of LDN Collective. Member of the Advisory Panel, Creative Estuary Cultural Co-Location Panel.

    Speaker

    Susan MacDonald

    Cbus Property

    Susan has over 30 years’ experience in real estate investment management primarily in the retail sector, including asset and funds management (both listed and wholesale markets), property and portfolio acquisitions and development. She has worked in Australia, the US and Europe. Susan has held senior and executive positions with Lend Lease, AMP Capital, and Galileo Funds Management. Her most recent executive role was with Mirvac, where she was their Head of Retail for the last six years. Susan is currently a Global Trustee of ULI and is also a Non-Executive Director of Cbus Property.

    Speaker

    Simon Treacy

    CEO Private Equity Real Estate, CapitaLand Investment, CapitaLand Limited

    Before taking time out for the first time in his career, Simon Treacy was President, Hawaii of The Howard Hughes Corporation based in Honolulu, HI. In his role, Treacy directs the planning, development and operational activities of Ward Village, a globally-recognized master plan that Architectural Digest recently named “Best Planned Community in the U.S.”. At Ward Village, Treacy oversees 60-acres of new residential, retail, dining and entertainment venues as well as, the revitalization of Oahu’s historic Kewalo Harbor. Prior to joining The Howard Hughes Corporation in January 2018, Treacy was based in New York City serving as Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer, Head of U.S. Equity for BlackRock Real Estate. A member of all the Real Estate Investment Committees as well as the Global Executive Committees for Real Estate and Real Assets, he was responsible for the overall investment strategy and performance of global real estate portfolios, including all of Blackrock's advised real estate funds, investment vehicles and asset research worldwide. Previous to BlackRock, Treacy was co-founder, shareholder and director of MGPA, a ‘management buyout’ business from Lend Lease in 2004. In 2005, Treacy became Asia CEO, before becoming MGPA’s Global CEO in 2010. BlackRock acquired MGPA in 2013 when it’s real estate funds under management across Europe and Asia were $14B. Treacy has over 20 years’ experience in real estate across the U.S., Asia, Europe and Latin America and has completed transactions over $30B. Treacy has lived and worked in Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, China and Japan as well as a frequent visitor to Europe. A Global Trustee for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) since 2011 and a past Chairman of ULI for South Asia (including Australia, Singapore and the Philippines), Tracey’s current board service includes Hawaii Business Roundtable, Honolulu Museum of Art and Board Vice Chair of Assets School in Honolulu.

    Speaker

    Kate Meyrick

    Director, Urbis

    Kate is a passionate urbanist and place maker with more than 25 years of international experience working throughout Australia, as well as Asia, Europe and the United States. She is globally respected for her expertise in visioning and positioning city scale precincts, working sensitively with stakeholders and the community to co-create powerful new futures for well-loved places. She has been influential in shaping thinking about the global competitiveness of Australian Cities, their future identity and quality of life. A regular speaker, panellist and conference moderator; Kate is recognised as a thought leader in relation to city-shaping, knowledge and innovation precincts and talent attraction. Kate thrives on collaboration and works effectively in partnership with government, community, non-profit and private sector stakeholders. She has strong experience in conceptualising and delivering complex urban projects: working with a diverse mix of stakeholders to curate a bold and innovative vision for future urban life that will deliver enduring shared value outcomes.

    Speaker

    William Walker

    General Manager - NSW, Cbus Property

    William Walker brings 20 years’ experience in the Australian property sector to Cbus Property, with strong expertise in creating and delivering commercial, residential and major mixed-use urban regeneration projects from inception through to construction delivery. Will joins Cbus Property’s Executive Leadership Team in the role of General Manager – NSW, driving the company’s development growth strategy and leading its Sydney-based employees. Will has a Bachelor of Land Economics (Honours) from the University of Technology Sydney; a Master of Business Law from Sydney University; a Master of Applied Finance and Investment from FINSA; and a Diploma of Building & Construction from OTEN College.

    Speaker

    Ian Mackie

    Chair, ULI Australia

    Ian first joined Jones Lang Wootton in 1978 as a retail leasing agent in Sydney, transitioning into real estate investment management in tandem with the firm’s evolution into LaSalle Investment Managementafter the merger of Jones Lang Wootton with LaSalle Partners in 2000. As one of LaSalle’s pioneer employees in Asia Pacific, Ian established LaSalle’s business platform in the Asia Pacific, recruiting staff and opening LaSalle offices in Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. Today, the platform is 172-people strong, spread across six offices in the region. Ian was also instrumental in initiating LaSalle’s stellar reputation as a real-estate focused investment manager in the region. Following the merger in 2000, Ian launched and raised capital for LaSalle Asia Recovery Fund, the firm’s first Asia fund. In the following years, as President for the first two iterations of both the LaSalle Japan Logistics Fund series and LaSalle Asia Opportunity Fund series, Ian’s deep experience across a vast array of transactions – leasing and sales brokerage, joint venture developments, joint venture platforms, acquisitions, dispositions, portfolio management, fund management, capital raising, client management, and business development – played a pivotal role in LaSalle generating impressive returns on the platforms, cementing LaSalle’s reputation as a top investment manager for opportunistic / value-add real estate strategies, and in the regional logistics sector.

    Speaker

    David Schwartz

    Senior Associate, SGS Economics

    David is an experienced economist bringing rigorous analysis and insight to today’s pressing policy and economic issues. David joined SGS in 2021 bringing more than 15 years of consulting experience throughout North America with specialist expertise in market and financial feasibility assessment, benefit-cost and value-capture analysis, policy formation, strategic planning. With a passion for addressing tricky questions, he has helped a wide spectrum of public and private sector clients make informed decisions related to land use and economic development, social and housing policy, infrastructure financing, and strategic planning. David believes in finding solutions that balance different sides of the story. He enjoys supporting and empowering clients through rigorous analysis, effective stakeholder engagement, strategic thinking, and best-practices orientation. He has regularly been a presenter, panellist, and moderator at regional, national, and international conferences, and has made contributions to literature in housing policy and the best practices in economic feasibility analysis techniques. On a personal note, David is a bassoonist and has played semi-professionally with orchestras for the past 25 years.

    Speaker

    Jennifer Cook

    Director, Customer 360

    Jennifer Cook Director NSW Jennifer is a customer and place experience expert, supporting clients to transform their assets into resilient, high-performing and loved places. Creating successful destinations and experiences for over 20 years, Jennifer brings the customer to the decision-making table with a research-based approach to navigate trends, industry disruption and continuous change. A skilled facilitator, strategist and stakeholder engagement specialist, she has walked in the shoes of commercial owner/developer, cultural curator, city marketer, brand manager and industry advocate, and knows how to align a diverse group of stakeholders to a common goal. Jennifer’s clients include Australia’s top property companies, and her results-focused and industry-leading strategies have won clients national and international awards. Her passion for diverse experiences has led her to working in Asia and Europe, directing major public events and joining an internationally acclaimed circus on tour around the globe. ​

    Speaker

    Kate Meyrick

    Director, Urbis

    Kate is a passionate urbanist and place maker with more than 25 years of international experience working throughout Australia, as well as Asia, Europe and the United States. She is globally respected for her expertise in visioning and positioning city scale precincts, working sensitively with stakeholders and the community to co-create powerful new futures for well-loved places. She has been influential in shaping thinking about the global competitiveness of Australian Cities, their future identity and quality of life. A regular speaker, panellist and conference moderator; Kate is recognised as a thought leader in relation to city-shaping, knowledge and innovation precincts and talent attraction. Kate thrives on collaboration and works effectively in partnership with government, community, non-profit and private sector stakeholders. She has strong experience in conceptualising and delivering complex urban projects: working with a diverse mix of stakeholders to curate a bold and innovative vision for future urban life that will deliver enduring shared value outcomes.

    Speaker

    Rob Stokes

    NSW Minister for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport, NSW Parliament

    Rob Stokes is the NSW Minister for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport. He has been a Member of the NSW Parliament since 2007 and has served as Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, Minister for Transport and Roads, Minister for Education, Minister for Environment, Minister for Heritage and Minister for the Central Coast. Rob is an Honorary Fellow with Macquarie Law School, holds a double degree in arts and law from Macquarie University, a Masters of Science from the University of Oxford, and a PhD in planning law.

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