June 13th – 14th 2017
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill

Agenda

The Sustainable Properties Africa Conference & Exhibition (SPACE) is a two day agenda that will contain interactive workshops, panel sessions and keynote speakers designed to educate, stimulate and further an attendees’ knowledge and network. 

*This is a draft agenda and is subject to change.  Any changes will be communicated by our registration team.  

Day One – Tuesday 13 June

09:00 - 10:00

Pre-conference “mind and body” sessions

10:00 - 11:00

Registration Open

11:00 - 14:00

Business Case for Green Buildings

11:00 - 14:00

Selecting Your Materials

11:00 - 14:00

A Breakdown of Different African Regions

14:45 -

Exhibition Open

14:45 - 17:00

Networking Round Tables

17:30 - 18:30

Speed Networking

18:30 - 21:00

Networking Reception

Day Two – Wednesday 14 June

08:30 - 09:15

Registration and Welcome Coffee in Sponsors’ Exhibition

09:15 - 09:30

Welcoming Remarks

09:30 - 10:05

Keynote Session – Sustainable Futures – Clean Energy in Africa – The Sector that will Transform Real Estate

10:05 - 10:30

Importance of Top Down Leadership

10:30 - 11:00

Overcoming Financial Restraints/Objections – Integrating Sustainability into the Planning Process

11:00 - 11:45

Success Stories - Unearthing the Return on Investment

11:45 - 12:15

Networking Break in the Exhibition Area

12:15 - 12:55

Technology Showcase 2

13:00 - 13:30

Construction leading the way Architects, designers, developers

13:30 - 14:30

Networking Lunch – Buffet in the Exhibition Area

14:45 - 17:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

14:45 - 15:25

Building for the future – how manufacturing will aid development

14:45 - 15:25

Financing in the long term

15:30 - 16:10

Managing Water

15:30 - 16:10

Standing on the shoulders of giants

16:15 - 16:55

Waste Management

16:15 - 16:55

Energy storage

18:00 - 18:30

Awards and Close

Thank you to our sponsors

"It is critical that the sustainable building conversation is had at investor level. In the growing African economies, sustainable buildings and infrastructure are possible.”

Inge Huijbrechts – Global Vice President Responsible Business, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Key Topics

  • The importance of top-down leadership in creating a culture of sustainability.
  • The role of the government in energy development.
  • Success stories from around the region. Panel incl. Supplier, Developer, Owner, Investor.
  • Sustainability trends within (East) Africa: The next steps for energy efficiency.
  • Lessons from the success of Asia (India, Indonesia).
  • Controlling water usage across your development.
  • Integrating sustainability into the planning process.
  • Just how cost effective is renewable energy? A breakdown of the ROI and the expected technological improvements over the next decade (for one or multiple forms of RE)
  • (East) Africa: Assessing the energy potential of the region.
  • Key success factors in Energy Project Development.
  • Energy storage: How is it done and how much does it cost?
  • Understanding the market: The renewable technologies available to you.
  • The impact of energy regulation.
  • Building for the future. How manufacturing will aid development. 
  • How to source and integrate sustainable materials into your project. 
  • Measuring and improving your water management.