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Event Date Mon Jun 14 EDT - Tue Jun 15 EDT (4 months ago)
Location Online
Region Americas

COVID-19 has hit the infrastructure industry in ways unimagined, affecting the economic picture through cost escalations and shifting consumer demand. Additionally, businesses need to prepare for changing investment drivers which follow the growing uncertainty surrounding pricing and productivity, particularly with sectors hit harder by the pandemic.

Grasping an understanding of the current market picture and a recognition of methods for driving the industry forward (eg. driving operational efficiencies and building community-serving constructed assets) whilst reflecting on how global trends have accelerated during the pandemic are key to business success as we move towards adoption successes within the future landscape.

Key areas to be covered

Day one: Outlining the global economic landscape
• Regional market updates: reviewing major industry trends and their application
• Infrastructure investment: defining the focus for businesses when secure funding
• Standards adoption: identifying guidance benefits for your business and they work in practice

Day two: Looking forward to building back better
• Rebuilding: evaluating government stimulus packages and local recovery plans
• Digital innovation: assessing new technologies and skills required across the career life cycle
• Social agenda: shifting mindset and ways to implement social value into your business

Why attend?
• Up to 50 industry leading speakers who will share fresh market insights and offer multi-dimensional perspectives on thought provoking topics
• 4 days of live and on-demand content
• Specially curated global and locally relevant (Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa) sessions
• Regional break-out sessions to dive deeper into key issues
• Network with like-minded professionals and maximise your participation
• Engage and interact with speakers and partners
• Tailor your own programme schedule
• Visit virtual exhibition booths
• Gain new and exciting knowledge beyond your field
• Access from anywhere on any device


2021 Speakers

Tarrant Parsons
Economist, RICS

Tim McManus
Chair, Smart City Works Venture Studio

Marie Lam-Frendo
CEO, Global Infrastructure Hub

Mirjam Staub-Bisang
CEO, BlackRock Switzerland and Senior Advisor, BlackRock Sustainable Investing

Andrew Knight
PropTech Analyst, RICS

Parita Mardania
Partnerships and Engagement Manager, Lionheart

Kath Fontana
President, RICS; Managing Director, Mitie Projects

Ann Bentley
Global Director, RLB

Derek Wilson
Head of Sustainability, Commercial Development, Transport for London