About The Event

 

ARGUS Connect 2018 London is our annual customer conference in Europe. Each year we bring together the industry’s top leaders, CRE professionals and ARGUS users for a full day of dynamic sessions, engaging discussions and best practices with two fun evenings to engage with your peers and connect with your ARGUS team.

Agenda

TUESDAY, 13 NOVEMBER
17:30
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20:30
Registration and Welcome Reception
Get your name badge and welcome pack ahead of the rush. Come meet old friends and make new ones in the Leaders Bar and Library of the Marriott London County Hall.
WEDNESDAY, 14 NOVEMBER
08:30
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09:15
Registration & Breakfast
If you were unable to join us on 13 November, pick up your badge and delegate pack and head over to the Solution Café. Our product experts will be available to answer any of your product questions.
09:15
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09:45
Opening Keynote
Bob Courteau, CEO, Altus Group
The CRE industry is accelerating into new and innovative ways of working. Bob Courteau shares our vision of the industry and how Altus Group is positioned to lead the way.
09:45
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10:30
Product Directions Part I: Delivering Data-enabled Value through the Cloud
Carl Farrell, President, Altus Group
Carl Farrell, President at Altus Group and the product leadership team announce the future directions of ARGUS solutions; presenting the new cloud platform and how it will unlock the value of your data and streamline decision-making and reporting across your organisation.
10:30
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11:00
Break
Refreshments, networking and Solutions Café
11:00
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11:45
Product Directions Part II: The Complete Investment and Asset Management
Dhinaker Dhandi, VP Product Management, Altus Group • Guillaume Fiastre, Managing Director, Altus Group • Andreas Steimel, Chief Operating Officer, Allianz Real Estate
From vision to product stack, the product team presents the investment and asset life-cycle and how our newest ARGUS solutions work together to increase asset visibility and gives you control over your investment portfolio decisions.
11:45
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12:30
Guest Keynote: The Human Side of Digital
Thimon de Jong, Speaker & Founder, Whetston
Working with large multinationals to help them understand the impact of technology on their companies and their clients, Thimon leads us on a journey to understand how society is impacted by the current digital transformation and how today’s business leaders can be at the forefront of change for their industry.
12:30
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13:45
Lunch
Lunch, networking and Solutions Café
13:45
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14:45
Breakout Sessions

Harnessing the Power of Data
James Hutton, Product Manager, ARGUS Voyanta, Altus Group
Data has become a powerful strategic engine for CRE. An expert industry panel discusses how data analytics is changing the way we look at CRE investments and make strategic decisions.

Managing the Change from ARGUS ValCap to ARGUS Enterprise
Panellists: Nick Knight, UK Executive Director, CBRE • Michael Crowe, Partner - Commercial Valuations, Knight Frank • Tim Ainsley, Director, National Valuation, JLL • Nick Watson, Investment Director, SEGRO •Moderator: Scott Cations, VP Global Accounts, Altus Group
Customers are transitioning from ARGUS ValCap to ARGUS Enterprise. Learn how they have tackled key challenges, and what best practices they have employed in their organization to better manage the migration.

Product Training: Tracking Your Development Projects
Zahidul Islam, Trainer, Altus Group
Go beyond standard training and learn the tips and tricks that will advance your ARGUS Developer skills to the next level. Learn from our experienced trainers to model and analyse your projects efficiently and effectively.
14:45
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15:45
Breakout Sessions

Tackling the Challenges of Investment Management
Justine Willard, Director Consulting Services, Altus Group
Commercial real estate firms and investors are faced with a growing level of complexity around investment and fund management. Hear how others in the industry are seeing the challenges facing investment managers today and how business and technology innovations are positioned to play an important role in their future.

Product Training: Transitioning from ValCap to ARGUS Enterprise
Zahidul Islam, Trainer, Altus Group
New to ARGUS Enterprise? Learn the basics of creating property valuations using ARGUS Enterprise. If you are an ARGUS ValCap user, you won't want to miss this session. This session starts with ValCap data and takes you through modelling an ARGUS Enterprise cash flow and a property valuation.

Product Training: Beyond Valuations in ARGUS Enterprise
Nesi Ede, Trainer, Altus Group
Go beyond valuations and see what the full benefits of ARGUS Enterprise functionality can look like in your business. Our product experts will show you how to get the most out of your investment.
15:45
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16:15
Break
Refreshments, networking and Solutions Café
16:15
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17:00
Closing Keynote and Discussion
Zak Schwarzman, Partner, MetaProp NYC
Zak leads MetaProp’s venture capital funds, investing in PropTech startups that are transforming the way we conceptualise, utilise, build, transact, interact with, and manage physical space. Zak will update us with the latest trends and how new technology is impacting CRE worldwide.
17:00
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18:00
Partner Reception
Meet our sponsors and partners and get a chance to win some fantastic prizes. This is your last chance to get all your questions answered at the Solutions Café.
18:00
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22:00
Evening Celebration
After a full day of sessions, join us at Gillray's in the Marriott London County Hall for a chance to enjoy drinks, canapés and entertainment in an intimate setting.

The Speakers

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Thimon De Jong
Speaker and Founder
Whetston
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Zak Schwarzman
Partner
MetaProp NYC
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Bob Courteau
CEO
Altus Group
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Carl Farrell
President
Altus Group
Andreas Steimel
Andreas Steimel
Chief Operating Officer
Allianz Real Estate
Tim Ainsley
Tim Ainsley
Director - National Valuation
JLL
Nick Knight
Nick Knight
UK Executive Director
CBRE
Michael Crowe
Michael Crowe
Partner - Commercial Valuations
Knight Frank

Why Attend

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Innovations in CRE

Disruptive change and new innovations are changing commercial real estate. Hear from industry leaders and technology evangelists on how technology is becoming a strategic differentiator in a competitive industry.

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Deeper Dive into ARGUS

ARGUS solutions are constantly improving and evolving to meet the growing demands of our customers. Hear from our product managers to see what's on the horizon, and learn from our product experts on the best and most effective ways to use ARGUS.

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Meet and Share Ideas

Our customers are the best in the industry and our customer base is constantly growing. ARGUS Connect has a mix of industry leaders, technology experts and ARGUS users. Packed with several networking opportunities, the event is an opportunity to meet old friends and make new ones.

Save Your Seat

Sponsorships Available

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The Venues

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All general sessions and breakout sessions

On the morning of Wednesday, 14 November, registration and breakfast start our day of general sessions and educational breakout discussions.

Situated on the Southbank of the Thames, etc.venues County Hall is next to The London Eye with breathtaking views over The Houses of Parliament & Big Ben and easily accessible from both Waterloo and Westminster stations.  Click here for directions.

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Marriott London County Hall

Welcome reception and evening celebration

As the preferred hotel for ARGUS Connect 2018, the Marriott London County Hall will host our Welcome Reception on the evening of Tuesday, 13 November and our Evening Celebration on Wednesday, 14 November.

Attendees of ARGUS Connect are offered special room rates to stay at the Marriott during the conference. 
Click here to book your hotel room.