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Rivonia Rd &, Daisy St
Sandton, Gauteng 2146 South Africa

The future of real estate is here…

A line-up of top speakers will feature at the Rode-REIM Real Estate Conference, a highlight on the calendar of the South African property industry, jointly organised by renowned property economist Erwin Rode of Rode & Associates and Neale Petersen, Founder and editor of Real Estate Investor Magazine. The central theme of these events will be the future of property and the many opportunities and uncertainties facing the local and international economy and property market.

  • PLEASE NOTE: This conference is taking place at the Radisson Blu on Daisy Street, NOT the Gautrain.
  • Bookings for Johannesburg will close on Tuesday, 11 September 2018.
  • Halaal and Kosher meals carry a surcharge of R150 (incl. VAT)
  • No refunds will be given for cancellations made after 6 August 2018. However, substitutions can be made at any time. All refunds due will only be issued after the conference.
  • The organisers will supply delegate contact information to sponsors represented at the conference.
  • Programme and speakers are subject to change without prior notice.
7:30 - 8:00
8:00 - 8:05
Introduction and overview
MC: Kura Chihota, Chief Property Investment Officer, National Social Security Authority of Zimbabwe
8:05 - 8:15
Address by headline sponsor
Akbar Hassim, CEO, Futuredev Properties
8:15 - 8:30
The Smile Foundation
Hedley Lewis, CEO, The Smile Foundation
8:30 - 9:15
SA and world economic scenario
Nicky Weimar, Senior economist, Nedbank Ltd
9:15 - 9:45
The future of real estate – trends
Neale Petersen, Founder, Real Estate Investor Magazine
9:45 - 10:15
Blockchain and the impact on real estate, banking and legal industries
Werner Riekert, CEO, Traderly
10:15 - 10:35
Tea & networking
10:35 - 11:05
Panel discussion (including Q & A): The impact of technology on the future of real estate
Facilitator: Neale Petersen 1. Werner Riekert, CEO, Traderly 2. Dr Mehran Zarrebini, CEO, PFE International Inc. 3. Monté Jordaan, CEO, Multi Automation 4. Roger Bezuidenhout, COO, Tokerty and InvestToRent
11:05 - 11:35
Prospects for land expropriation without compensation
Theo Venter, political and policy specialist, NWU Business School
13:35 - 12:05
Spatial policy in the City of Johannesburg, with reference to inclusionary housing: how developers will benefit
Dylan Weakley, Senior Specialist: City Transformation and Spatial Planning, City of Johannesburg
12:05 - 12:35
Panel discussion (including Q & A): Spatial policy in the City of Johannesburg
1. Akbar Hassim, CEO, Futuredev Properties 2. Dylan Weakley, Senior Specialist: City Transformation and Spatial Planning, City of Johannesburg 3. Rob Wesselo, MD, International Housing Solutions
12:35 - 13:15
Property case studies you need to know about...
Martin Welz, Editor and founder, Noseweek Magazine
13:15 - 14:15
Lunch & Networking
14:15 - 14:45
Safe best new opportunities in the US Real Estate market without expensive accounting issues
RJ Palano, Director, Buy Cash Flow Properties
14:45 - 15:15
Panel discussion (including Q & A): International property investment: Still a good idea?
_ Kura Chihota 1. RJ Palano, Director, Buy Cash Flow Properties 2. Jenny Elinas, Founder, Cypriot Realty 3. Mario Martins, Regional Consultant, Pestana Properties
15:15 - 16:00
The prognosis for property in turbulent times
Erwin Rode, CEO, Rode & Associates
16:00 -



ASAQS – Quantity Surveyors:  The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors has validated this programme as a Category One CPD programme and carries a CPD credit of 6 hours. (Please request registration form from lynette@rode.co.za)

SACPVP – Professional Valuers or Professional Associated Valuers:  The SACPVP will recognise your time at this conference event and carries a CET credit of 7 points. (Please request registration form from lynette@rode.co.za)


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