The 19th ULI Europe Annual Conference will take place February 3 and 4, 2015, in Paris. This year’s conference —to be chaired by Pieter Hendriske, chief executive officer, EMEA, of CBRE Global Investors—will examine a range of topics, including the effect of technology on real estate, building healthy places, the consequences of extreme weather for property investors, and global capital markets trends.

Confirmed speakers include Eric Chaney, chief economist of AXA Group and head of research at AXA Investment Managers, and Henk Ovink, principal of the Rebuild by Design competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Presidential Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force.

The ULI Europe Annual Conference and Dinner in Paris is a flagship real estate event that attracts over 500 top professionals from across Europe and beyond.  The conference gathers the whole industry under one roof, from investors, asset managers and developers to architects and public officials. Attendees encompass a broad range of disciplines and together, their decisions affect hundreds of billions of euros in real estate.

The conference offers a unique environment for open and candid sharing of ideas and experience through a program of engaging sessions and speakers.  Attendees have the chance to learn about the latest global real estate trends from experts, meet industry leaders, and find new business opportunities.

The 2015 conference will review the economic, environmental and public policy issues that will affect the prospects of the real estate industry and cities in the year ahead, with particular focus on the economy, global real estate capital, technology, healthy places, resiliency, and the residential and retail markets. Through a combination of moderated discussions, keynote sessions, and Q&A, the programme is designed to provide unique insight into pressing global trends, opportunities, and challenges.

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