Plenary
Break-away
Breaks and events
Wednesday
08/09
Women Researchers in Real Estate // 09:00
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Chairpersons: GeciKaruri-Sebina, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and
Kimberly Winson-Geideman, University of Melbourne, Australia and International Real Estate Society (IRES) Associate Executive Director

Participants:
1. Augustina Chiwuzie - Federal Polytechnic Ede, Nigeria
2. Hera Antoniades - University of Technology Sydney, Australia
3. Sophia Kongela - Ardhi University, Tanzania
4. Prisca Simbanegavi - University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
5. Esther Thontteh - University of Lagos, Nigeria
Future Leaders of African Real Estate Society (FLAfRES) session // 10:00
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Chairperson: Prof. Kola Akinsomi
Vice Chairperson: Dr Emmanuel Gavu
Program Chair: Mr. Tayo Odunsi
Speaker: Mr. Kunle Osilaja – Chairman, UPDC Hotels
Topic: Professionalism and Research in Developing African Real Estate Markets
Day 1 Chair’s opening remarks // 12:00
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Mr. Christopher Mulenga (Vice Chairperson – LOC)
Opening Session // 12:05
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1. Prof. Ephraim K. Munshifwa - Chairperson AfRES 2021 Local Organising Committee
2. Prof. Kola Akinsomi –SAfRES Chapter Head
3. Prof. Francois Viruly- Executive Director AfRES
4. Ms. Catherine Kariuki- President AfRES
5. Guest of Honour:Prof.Naison Ngoma – Vice Chancellor, Copperbelt University
Chair’s opening remarks // 13:05
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Professor Kola Akinsomi (University of the Witwatersrand)
Keynote Speech: Performance of REITs in African markets // 13:10
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Andrea Tarvena-Turisan- CEO Equities Property Fund, South Africa
Panelists with Q&A // 13:40
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1. Hakeem Ogunniran (CEO- Eximia Realty -Nigeria)
2. Prof. Manya Mooya (Head of School, University of Cape Town, South-Africa)
3. Craig Smith (Head of Research and Property, Anchor Stockbrokers, South Africa)
4. Prof. Francois Viruly (Associate Professor, University of Cape Town, South-Africa
Break // 14:05
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Chair’s opening remarks // 14:15
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Dr. Erastus Mwanaumo (University of Zambia)
Keynote Speech: Real estate markets and housing developments // 14:20
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Prof. Robert Home - Emeritus Professor, Auglia Ruskin University, UK
Panelists with Q&A // 15:50
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1. Mr. Kura Chihota- CBRE Excellerate, Zimbabwe
2. Dr. Douw Boshoff - Growthpoint Properties, South Africa
3. Mr. Patrick Katabua - Cushman and Wakefield|Broll, South Africa
4. Senator Dr. Bekithemba Mpofu - University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Day 1 - Closing Remarks // 17:15
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Mr. Christopher Mulenga (Vice Chairperson – LOC)
Thursday
09/09
Day 2 Chair’s opening remarks // 10:00
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Prof. Ephraim Kabunda Munshifwa (Copperbelt University)
Publishers Panel // 10:05
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International Real Estate Business School (IREBS), Foundation for African Real Estate Research presentation // 11:05
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Prof. Dr. Jonas Hahn – Management Board member and Vice Chairperson
PARALLEL SESSION 1: Macro economics and real estate markets // 11:35
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Session Chair: Ms. Sharlyn Kaunda - Copperbelt University, Zambia
PARALLEL SESSION 2: Real estate markets and housing developments // 11:35
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Session Chair: Mr. Bryan Mushota- SEEFF Zambia
PARALLEL SESSION 3: Property and facility management // 11:35
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Session Chair: Mr. Niraj Jain - Copperbelt University, Zambia
Chair’s opening remarks // 13:05
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Prof. Ephraim Kabunda Munshifwa (Copperbelt University)
International Real Estate Society (IRES) Presentation // 13:10
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Speaker: Prof. Joseph Ooi – Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore (2021 IRES President) j
Topic: From Good to Great IRES Fellowship Programme for Early Career Researchers
Co-speakers:
Prof. Masaki Mori – Associate Professor, Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, EHL
Dr. Kimberly Winson-Geiderman – University of Melbourne, Australia
Break // 13:40
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PARALLEL SESSION 4: Sustainable real estate // 13:50
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Session Chair: Dr. Anthony Mushinge - Copperbelt University, Zambia
PARALLEL SESSION 5: Market research and development // 13:50
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Session Chair: Ms.Mwansa Mwape - University of Lusaka, Zambia
PARALLEL SESSION 6: Management of real estate for special uses // 13:50
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Session Chair: Dr. Johnson Kampamba- University of Botswana
Chair’s opening remarks // 15:20
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Mr. Sean Godoy (Divercity Property Solutions, South Africa)
Keynote Speech: African Smart Cities: A solution to urbanization challenges? // 15:25
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Mr. Luke Boyle
Panelist with Q&A // 15:55
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Panelists
1. Prof KahiluKajimo-Shakantu -University of the Free State, South Africa
2. Prof. Sam Azasu- University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
3. Mike Eric Juru- Integrated Properties, Zimbabwe
Day 2 – Closing Remarks // 17:20
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Prof. Ephraim Kabunda Munshifwa (Copperbelt University)
Friday
10/09
Chair’s opening remarks // 11:00
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Dr.PartsonParadza (Ba Isago University, Botswana)
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)presentation // 11:05
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Bernadette Gitari- RICS Partner Development & Public Affairs for Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)
Keynote Speech: Land administration challenges in Africa // 11:35
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Prof Uchendu Eugene Chigbu (Namibia University of Science and Technology)
Panelists with Q&A // 12:05
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1. NsamaChikolwa (GIZ)
2. Mr. Emmanuel Tembo(Project Manager, National Land Titling Programme, Zambia)
3. Matt Sommerville (Tetra Tech - USA)
4. Louis Taderera (Land Asset Solutions - Zimbabwe)
PARALLEL SESSION 7: Land administration and management // 13:30
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Session Chair: Fleefort Muzyamba (Land Consultant – UN Habitat Zambia)
PARALLEL SESSION 8: Research priorities for real estate education // 13:30
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Session Chair: Prof. Ephraim K Munshifwa (Copperbelt University)
PARALLEL 9: Real estate finance // 13:30
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Session Chair: Dr. Chioma Okoro (University of Johannesburg)
Break // 14:55
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PARALLEL SESSION 10: Real estate valuation // 15:05
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Session Chair: Mr. Joseph Mwaba (Platinum Consulting)
PARALLEL SESSION 11: Land administration and real estate practice // 15:05
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Session Chair: Mr.MatsobaneSeota (Registrar, SA Council for the Property Valuers Profession
PARALLEL SESSION 12: Real estate investment trust // 15:05
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Session Chair: Mr. Christopher Mulenga (Platinum Consulting)
Conference Closing Session // 16:35
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