Gain some valuable hours of CPD whilst working from home! Our selection of previously filmed events cover a range of subjects that remain highly topical.

Some films are for members-only (click here to register or reset your password).

The AREF Pubchat Podcast Series – Looking beyond the COVID tunnel

 

Proudly sponsored by 'RSM'



This new series includes five podcasts, where specialists will be looking ‘beyond the Covid-19 tunnel’ and taking a look at specific areas of the industry.

Details of the podcasts and speakers:

Podcast #1 - A candid discussion on the way forward for Logistics/Industrial
Recorded: 14 May 2020

Speakers:
Chair: Kevin Aitchison, CEO, Knight Frank Investment Management (AREF Man Com)
Nick Smith, Fund Manager Airport Industrial Fund, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Tim Legge, Fund Manager, Tritax Property Income Fund
Ian Henderson, Group Property Director, Wincanton
Richard Bains, Managing Director, Chancerygate


Podcast #2 - A candid discussion on the way forward for Offices (London and Regional)
Recorded: 21 May 2020

Speakers:
Chair: Kevin Aitchison, CEO, Knight Frank Investment Management (AREF Man Com)
Marcus Geddes, Head of Property, Land Securities
Lee Elliott, Global Head of Occupier Research, Knight Frank
David Kaiser, Head of Real Estate, UK and Ireland, WeWork
Kerri Hunter, Fund Manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments

 

Podcast #3 - A candid discussion on the way forward for Retail & Leisure
Recorded: 27 May 2020

Speakers:
Chair: Kevin Aitchison, CEO of Knight Frank Investment Management (AREF Man Com)
Ed James, Director & General Counsel, The Bannatyne Group
Matt Soffair, Research Manager, Retail and Leisure Real Assets, The Leisure Fund, L&GIM
Paul Newman, Partner, Head of Leisure & Hospitality, RSM UK
Isabelle Hease, Head of Research and Analytics, Ellandi


Podcast #4 - A candid discussion on the way forward for Residential
Recorded: 4 June 2020

Speakers:
Chair: Ian Mason, Portfolio Manager, AEW (AREF Board)
Christopher Saunders, Fund Manager of COLIV Fund, DTZ Investors
Jennifer Murray, Senior Manager - Product Development, Homes England
Tom Ball, Chief Financial Officer, Signature Senior Lifestyle Limited
Edward Clough, Investment & Operations Director, Octopus Real Estate
Nick Hayes, Group Property Director, Unite Students


Podcast #5 - A candid discussion on the financial implications of COVID-19 - w/c 8 June 2020

Speakers:
Chair: Paul Richards, CEO, AREF
Anthony Shayle (ex UBS and Chair of AREF Public Affairs Committee)
Peter Cosmetatos, CEO, CREFCE
Matt Oakley, Head of UK and European Resarch Team, Savills
Paul Coates, CBRE Capital Advisors

Timing

We will be releasing the podcasts over the coming weeks, throughout May and into June - so look out for the recordings which will be emailed to members and posted onto the AREF website. 

The podcasts will be public, so we encourage all our members to share the link with their contacts in the industry.

COVID Forums

This is a new series called the AREF COVID Forums. The Forums give an opportunity for all our members to discuss the most pressing issues for their firms, share their experiences and help each other get through this crisis.

Link: Crisis Forum #1 - Click here to view the full video of this call.

Link: Crisis Forum #2 - Click here to view the full video of this call.

Link: Crisis Forum #3 - Click here to view the full video of this call.

Link: Crisis Forum #4 - Click here to view the full video of this call. 

Social Impact Investing Events - View recordings and slides from previous events

2nd June 2020 - The third and final event in the series on Social Impact Investing, this event focused on the fund managers view point and the practical implementation of social impact in UK real estateLink:  Click here to view the full event video and slides.
 

14th Nov 2019 - This was the second in a series of events on Social Impact Investing, this event focused on Social Impact Investing from the investors view point. The event covered: Social impact investments: definition, measurement and risk challenges. How should our real estate sector address the challenges? Link: Click here to view the full event video, slides and read the Event Summary

FutureGen 'Back to Basics' Fund Life Cycle Series 2019

Summer 2019

In 2019 the FutureGen Network launched this ‘back to basics’ series aimed at providing an overview of a fund, from formation to liquidation.

Over three sessions, speakers covered: current structures available; regulation; product development; tax implications; and the launching & deployment of a new fund. 

Link: View the full videos and other resources from the events by clicking here

The Wellness Trend

1st May 2019

AREF’s Education and Training Committee teamed up with the FutureGen Committee to present this very well attended and thought provoking panel discussion on the ‘Wellness Trend’ and how it is influencing the real estate strategies of both occupiers and landlords alike. This event was sponsored by Vistra and kindly hosted by Schroders.

Link:  Click to video and other event materials