8:50

Welcome and opening remarks from the Chair

Tina-Marie O'Neill

Tina-Marie O'Neill

Property Editor, The Sunday Business Post

Economic and Sector Outlook

9:00

Opening Address: Facing the new economic reality

The real shape of the Brexit talks will emerge in the coming months, so what’s the likely post-Brexit economic landscape going to look like?

Jim Power

Jim Power

CEO, Jim Power Economics Ltd

9:20

FDI in post-Brexit Ireland: What’s the likely impact on the commercial property sector?

  • What is Ireland’s strategy to attract future investment?
  • Which European capitals have the most to gain from Brexit?
  • How is our regional investment strategy working?
Frank Conlon

Frank Conlon

Divisional Manager, IDA Ireland

09:40

Q&A with speakers

9:50

Dublin CBD Office Market

Ronan Corbett

Ronan Corbett

Head of Offices, Cushman & Wakefield

10:10

Panel Discussion: The outlook for the national commercial property market

  • Trends in the market – are we in for a Brexit bounce? Could we cope with one?
  • Could the housing shortage have a spill-over effect on the commercial market?
  • What are the other trends, challenges, risks and opportunities in the market?
Michael Neary

Michael Neary

Partner - Head of Real Estate, DWF (Dublin)

Shane Whelan

Shane Whelan

Development Director, Ronan Group Real Estate

Michael McElligott

Michael McElligott

Chief Executive, Tetrarch Capital

Clare Kelly

Clare Kelly

Director, Glandore

10:50

Morning Break

Regional Development

11:20

Ireland 2040: Planning for the future

With growth in Dublin set to overheat at the expense of the regions, what steps are needed to ensure development is spread around the country?

Deidre Fallon

Deidre Fallon

President, Irish Planning Institute

11:45

Regional Development Panel: Is Dublin eating the country? How can the regions share in Ireland’s future growth?

Currently at the public consultation stage, the recently published Ireland 2040 document paints a grim picture of a two-tier Ireland…unless the government intervenes. With the concentration of population and economic activity in the East, how do we attract investment to other parts of the country and achieve balanced regional development?

Gerard O’Toole

Gerard O’Toole

Director, Tuohy O’Toole and Founding Partner, National Property Consultants Partnership

Ray O’Driscoll

Ray O’Driscoll

Managing Director, Commercial Property Division, Shannon Group plc

Thomas McEvoy

Thomas McEvoy

Head of Enterprise, Louth County Council

12:25

Lunch

1:30

Welcome back from the Chair

Tina-Marie O'Neill

Tina-Marie O'Neill

Property Editor, The Sunday Business Post

1:35

Case Study: Capital challenger: Spotlight on Cork and Cork Port development

There is a wave of property and infrastructure development in Cork which could transform the city as a place to work and live. This has meant that prime property is very much in demand. So, what has Cork got to offer as it grows to become a European scale city?

Isobel O’Regan

Isobel O’Regan

Director, Cork Commercial, Savills Ireland

Investing in Tomorrow

2:00

Keynote Address: The Office of the Future

How millennials and the impact their new ways of working will influence change in the modern workplace and result  in changes in the landscapes of our cities.

Paddy Conlon

Paddy Conlon

Executive Director, CBRE

2:20

How the Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting buildings

The Building Internet of Things (BIoT) is here but what exactly does it mean and what will its impact be? And, how smart canlthe buildings of the future really become? Our speaker takes you through the BIoT – smart building applications, case studies, future trends and what to get excited about.

Liam Chambers

Liam Chambers

Strategy Manager, IBM Research

2:50

Locknote Panel: Dublin vs global cities: Ensuring we can compete with cities around the world

How can Dublin ensure its urban fabric helps it to compete internationally and attract the best talent? What should be the city’s development priorities in the coming years?

John Bruder

John Bruder

Co-Founder and MD of Burlington Real Estate and Chairman of the Council of the Urban Land Institute in Ireland

Mary Rose Burke

Mary Rose Burke

Chief Executive Officer, Dublin Chamber of Commerce

Anne Graham

Anne Graham

CEO, National Transport Authority

3:30

Closing remarks and summit close