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04 Dec - 07 Dec, 2019
09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

38th FIABCI Global Business Summit

Overview

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. YOU CAN REGISTER ONSITE AT THE EVENT VENUE, THE NH GENT BELFORT HOTEL IN GHENT, BELGIUM, ON 4 & 5 DECEMBER 2019.

As the world becomes more urban and population expands, so does the need to build. But buildings alone generate nearly 40% of annual global greenhouse gas emissions. Making cities more sustainable, one green building at a time, is thus more urgent than ever.

From planning to design, construction to operation, adopting greener practices have multiple environmental, economic, and social benefits. Under the theme “Green Buildings and Innovative Urban Planning”, the 38th FIABCI Global Business Summit will dive into the processes that will help all professionals from the real estate industry to design a more sustainable path towards fulfilling the needs of the present without compromising the future.

It seems only fitting that the summit takes place in Ghent, a young and dynamic Belgian city that has rightfully earned its green credentials over the years with a progressive approach to sustainable living. Through social and property tours, participants will have the chance to explore the city and understand why it has been a finalist for the European Green Capital Award for two years running.

The exciting program of this year’s edition of the FIABCI Global Business Summit also features panel discussions, forums, trainings, workshops and a start-up pitch that are sure to deepen one’s knowledge about green buildings and the innovative tools available to take sustainability goals to the next level. 

38th FIABCI GBS - Programme at a glance

Agenda

8:00am - 9:30am
  • "European Chapter Presidents Breakfast"
1
9:30am - 11:15am
  • "FIABCI Professional Division Forum"
  • Green Buildings and Innovative Urban Planning - Challenges and opportunities for different real estate professions. 8 presentations (10 minutes each) followed by a panel discussion (20 minutes)
2
11:15am - 11:30am
  • Coffee Break
3
11:30am - 12:15pm
  • Evolution of companies’ management to meet the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals
4
12:15pm - 1:00pm
  • Energy Efficiency - Report on Workshops
5
1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Lunch break
6
2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Project tour
7
5:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Social Tour
8
5:30pm - 9:30pm
9

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LOGISTICS

NH GENT BELFORT

Registration Area, Conferences and Meeting Rooms

NH GENT BELFORT

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Brasserie The Foyer

Social Tour on Friday 6 December

Brasserie The Foyer

Restaurant on the first floor of the impressive municipal theatre NT Gent serving Belgian-French cuisine.

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Balcony terrace with a lovely view of St Bavo’s Cathedral and the Belfry.

PREPARE YOUR TRIP

Visas for Belgium are not required by nationals of EU/ EEA countries, regardless of the purpose and/or length of stay.

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