13 - 14 March 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill

Agenda

SPACE is a two day conference that combines interactive workshops, panel sessions and keynote presentations designed to educate, stimulate ideas and further an attendees’ knowledge and network. 

*This is a draft agenda and is subject to change. 

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Day One – Tuesday 13 March 2018

12:00 - 13:00

Registration and Welcome Coffee

13:00 - 15:00

How to Build the Business Case for Green Buildings with EDGE

13:00 - 15:00

How to Identify and Select the Right Materials for your Efficient Building

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:15

Networking Round Tables

17:30 - 18:30

Speed Networking

18:30 - 20:30

Networking Reception

Day Two – Wednesday 14 March 2018

07:30 - 08:30

Pre-conference “mind and body” session

08:30 - 09:15

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:15 - 09:30

Welcoming Remarks & Official Opening

09:30 - 10:00

Key Opportunities within African Real Estate: 80% of buildings that will exist in 2050 have yet to be built

10:00 - 10:30

How to Educate the Entire Value Chain on Investing and Developing Efficient Buildings

10:30 - 11:00

Incorporating Efficient Build Planning into the Design Process

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:15

Unearthing the Return on Investment from your Efficient Property

12:15 - 12:45

What is the Current and Future Role of Government with Investing and Developing Efficient Buildings?

12:45 - 13:30

How is Construction Paving the Way for Efficient Properties?

13:30 - 14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30 - 15:00

Evaluating Availability and Where to Source Sustainable Materials

15:00 - 15:30

Ensuring Payback on your Investment with Efficient Property Maintenance

15:30 - 16:15

Innovative Efficient Solar/PV, Water & Waste Management Solutions

16:15 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 16:45

Exploring Green Building Investment and Development in the Rest of the World

16:45 - 17:30

How and Where to Secure Green Finance for your Investment and Development

17:45 - 19:00

Networking Drinks Reception and Close

Thank you to our sponsors

"Improving the efficiency of the future built environment in Africa and beyond is not only critical for the environment, but makes smart business sense for builders, owners and occupants.”

Prashant Kapoor– IFC's Principal Green Buildings Specialist and Founder of EDGE.  

Key Topics

  • Building the Business Case for Green Buildings with EDGE 
  • How to Identify & Select the Right Materials for your Efficient Building 
  • How and Where to Secure Green Finance for your Investment & Development 
  • Review & Analysis of Green Buildings in Different African Regions 
  • Key Opportunities within African Real Estate:  80% of buildings that will exist in 2050 have yet to be built 
  • How to Educate Downstream the Value of Investing & Developing Energy Efficient Buildings 
  • Incorporating Efficient Build Planning into the Design Process 
  • How to Encourage Investment in Efficient Properties to the Overall Value Chain
  • What is the ROI that you Can Generate from Green Buildings?
  • Realistic & Expected Payback Periods
  • Where to Secure & Obtain Funding for your Efficient Build
  • Uncovering the Return on Investment from your Efficient PropertyDemystifiying Perceptions that Costs Outweigh the Financial Benefit 
  • Evaluating ROI & Payback Periods from PV/Solar Installation  
  • What is the Current & Future Role of Government with Investing & Developing Efficient Buildings? 
  • How is Construction Paving the Way for Efficient Properties?  
  • Ensuring Payback on your Energy Efficient Investment with Efficient Property Maintenance   
  • Achieving a Short-Term Payback Period from Innovative Water Solutions 
  • Exploring Green Building Investment & Development in the Rest of the World 
  • Innovative Energy Efficient Waste Management Solutions