National | Residential Development Summit 2018

8:00am Wednesday, 21 February 2018
6:30pm Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Aotea Centre
50 Mayoral Drive
Auckland, Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Hosted by Property Council’s Residential Development Council, the Residential Development Summit is a one-of-a-kind industry update for the commercial residential sector.

The full day programme delves into the challenges faced by our industry, addresses current issues and provides inspiration with fresh ideas and innovation. Targeted specifically at those involved directly with New Zealand’s commercial residential sector we strive to provide a mix of national and international examples and perspectives from those at the top of their game.


 Timing Session
 8:00am Registration desk open
 9:00am Welcome words
 Martin Udale, Chairman, Residential Development Council
 9:15am Government action on housing
 Phil Twyford, Minister of Housing and Urban Development
 9:35am Who killed the Developer?
 Tim Riley, Founder, Property Collectives
 Interviewer: Rachel Smalley
 Better buildings faster [panel]
 Dean Kimpton, Chief Operating Officer, Auckland Council
 Chris Bunny, Deputy Chief Executive, Building, Resources and Markets, MBIE
 Priti Ambani, Business Disruption & innovation, Tech Futures Lab
 Chris Aiken, Chief Executive, HLC
 Moderator: Connal Townsend, Chief Executive, Property Council New Zealand

 Kindly sponsored by Switch Utilities
 11:05am Morning tea
 11:45am Augmented reality and other life hacks
 Kurt Rodgers, Network Strategy Manager, Chorus
 12:15pm Could New Zealand be a global leader in building performance?
 Shawn McIssac, Senior Building Enclosure Engineer, Bonacci Group
 12:45pm Who should carry the can - getting risk right
 Janine Stewart, Partner, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
 1:15pm Lunch
 2:30pm The future
 Gary Noland, National Director - Capital Markets, Knight Frank
 3:00pm Yesterday's thinking won't build tomorrow's cities [panel]
 Des Bickerton, New Zealand Commercial Manager, Bunnings
 Rebecca Douthwaite, Policy Manager – Housing & Planning, Property Council Australia 
 Tex Edwards, Telco Entrepreneur & Investor, 2Degrees Mobile
 Leah Singer, PrefabNZ Board Member, PrefabNZ
 Moderator: Rachel Smalley
 4:00pm Is this our future?
 David Baker, Chief Design Officer, Factory OS
 Kindly supported by Development Advisory Services
 4:45pm Summit wrap up & Property Council update
 Connal Townsend, Chief Executive, Property Council New Zealand
 5:15pm Babbage Cocktail Function
 Kindly supported by Babbage

Click here to download the full programme. 


Ticket prices

 Non Member $520.00
 Member  $400.00

All prices exclude 15% GST.

Please click here to download the registration form.

Terms & conditions

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Contact Information

Lauren Hunter

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