John Fredericksen, Chairman of the European Property Federation, heads a stellar list of speakers at the fifth annual Building Exchange (BEX), which is being held in Hamburg from June 8-10, 2009. Nominations are now also requested for the BEX International Awards, which will be presented at the event's Gala Dinner on June 9. The closing date for submissions is April 24, 2009.
The winner of the BEX Innovation Award in 2008 Ron Barrot, CEO Aldar Properties (left), for the Bahrain World Trade Centre recieved the award from Janus Rostock, WS Atkins.
Fredericksen is joined on the speaker program, which as ever draws together a large number of the most renowned international experts drawn from right across the supply chain, by a number of leading lights in international property investment.
Among those speakers already confirmed as appearing at BEX are:
Alexander Otto, CEO of ECE Projektmanagement & Chairman of ULI Europe
Rob Lake, Head of Sustainability, APG Investments
Reinhardt Kutscher, Chairman, Union Investments
Michael MacBrien, Director General, EPF
Holger Naumann, Managing Director, RREEF
Nicholas Moy, Chairman, Gryphon Investment Bank
BEX International Awards
The BEX International Awards celebrate sustainability, innovation, efficiency and collaboration in the built environment and reflect the commitment of the industry to these important themes. They showcase innovative, original and outstanding projects demonstrating a specific consideration of the issues surrounding climate change, sustainable communities and future legacies. All companies and organizations attending BEX are eligible to enter the Awards free of charge. Companies not attending BEX are also welcome to enter projects at a cost of 200 + VAT per project.
All shortlisted entries will be on display throughout the summit with winners to be announced at the BEX Gala Dinner.
The Awards will be judged by an international panel of leading experts including:
Andrew Bowerbank, Chairman, World Green Building Council
Marinus Dijkman, President, REP Real Estate Publishers
Geoff Wright. Former Construction Director, Hammerson
Ulrike Silberberg, Publisher, BundesBauBlatt
Geraint John, Senior Advisor, HOK Sport
Ahmet Kayan, CEO, REIDIN
Bernd Knobloch, Ex-Chairman, Eurohypo Real Estate
Prof. Jörn Walter, Chief Urban Planner, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Tilman Prinz, Secretary General, BAK
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