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.  Any changes will be communicated by our registration team.  

Day One – Tuesday 13 March 2018

09:00 - 10:00

Pre-conference “mind and body” sessions

10:00 - 11:00

Registration Open

11:00 - 14:00

Building the Business Case for Green Buildings with EDGE

11:00 - 14:00

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

11:00 - 14:00

Review & Analysis of Green Buildings in 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 March 2018

08:30 - 09:15

Registration and Welcome Coffee in Sponsors’ Exhibition

09:15 - 09:30

Welcoming Remarks & Official Opening

09:30 - 10:05

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

10:05 - 10:30

Panel Session: How to Educate Downstream the Value of Investing & Developing Energy Efficient Buildings

10:30 - 11:00

Panel Session: Incorporating Efficient Build Planning into the Design Process

11:00 - 11:45

Panel Session: Uncovering the Return on Investment from your Efficient Property: Demystifiying Perceptions that Costs Outweigh the Financial Benefit

11:45 - 12:15

Networking Break in the Exhibition Area

12:15 - 12:55

Panel Session: What is the Current & Future Role of Government with Investing & Developing Efficient Buildings?

13:00 - 13:30

Panel Session: How is Construction Paving the Way for Efficient Properties?

13:30 - 14:30

Networking Lunch – Buffet in the Exhibition Area

14:45 - 17:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

14:45 - 15:25

Evaluating Availability & Where to Source Sustainable Materials

14:45 - 15:25

Ensuring Payback on your Energy Efficient Investment with Efficient Property Maintenance

15:30 - 16:10

Achieving a Short-term Payback Period from Innovative Water Solutions

15:30 - 16:10

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

16:15 - 16:55

Innovative Energy Efficient Waste Management Solutions

16:15 - 16:55

Evaluating ROI & Payback Periods from PV/Solar Installation

17:00 - 18:00

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

18:00 - 20:30

NETWORKING RECEPTION/AWARDS DINNER & 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