Conferences & Program

⁞ Propel By MIPIM - NYC

Propel by MIPIM is the meeting place for the game-changers who aim at (re)creating a sustainable, desirable and prosperous built environment.

Our 5 pillars will once again be the fundations of the Propel by MIPIM - NYC 2021 conference program: Sustainability, User Experience, Investment, Data and Talent, with various topics such as Diversity & Inclusion, Decarbonization, Future of Work, SPACs, Cybersecurity... and more!

⁞ 2021 Line-up

Kai-Uwe Bergmann

Aaron Block
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

David Blumenfeld
Blumenfeld Development Group

Cedric Bobo
Co-Founder & CEO
Project Destined

Faisal Butt
Founder & CEO
Pi Labs

Kevin Danehy
North America CEO

Ken Fisher
Fisher Brothers

Leslie Himmel
Himmel+Meringoff Properties

Stath Karras
Executive Director
Burnham - Moores Center for Real Estate

François Lacoursière
Senior Vice President, Innovation
Ivanhoé Cambridge

Poonam Mathis
Independent Board Member
Fifth Wall Acquisition Corp. III

Sarah McCann

Don Peebles
Chairman & CEO
The Peebles Corporation

Danielle Priore
Investment Associate for Commercial Real Estate Group  
Pacific Western Bank

Nick Romito
Co-Founder & CEO

L.D. Salmanson

Amy Tabb
EVP - Business Development and Innovation
Columbia Property Trust

Steve Van Till
Founder & CEO

Maureen Waters

⁞ 2021 formats


A unique opportunity to uncover amazing speakers’ stories and ideas.

The Talk

An exclusive fireside chat between two major personalities.

Partners sessions

Top level speaker discussions with media and other industry partners.

Case study

Lively presentation to share project and success story in a 30’ session.

Participative sessions

Informal and enlightening discussions to debate specific topics between attendees.


2’ moderated pitches to present exhibitors’ concept & ideas.

⁞ Program

December 8

Room 1

9.00am - 9.15am
Opening note

9.15am - 9.30am
Columbia University Masterclass Presentation

9.45am - 10.30am
Case Study - SPACs

11.00am - 11.30am
Keynote - Decarbonization & ethic construction    

11.45am - 12.10pm
WeWork - Future of Work & Tenant Experience

1.45pm - 2.15pm
Case Study - Mentoring programs

2.30pm - 3.15pm
Innovation from the conception

3.30pm - 4.00pm

4.15pm - 4.45pm
Case Study - Cybersecurity

Room 2

9.00am - 9.45am
Talent Retention and Attraction

10.00am - 10.30am
Partner Session

10.45am - 11.00am
Under 40 Keynote

11.15am - 11.45am
Data Workshop

12.00pm - 12.45pm
Partner Session - Delve by Sidewalk Labs

1.45pm - 2.30pm
Sustainability Workshop

2.45pm - 3.15pm
Partner Session

3.30pm - 3.45pm
Under 40 Keynote

4.00pm - 4.45pm
Partner Session - Propmodo

5.00pm - 6.30pm
Startup Competition

Flashtalk Studio

9.45am - 10.45am
Exhibitors' pitching session

11.00am - 12.00am
Exhibitors' pitching session

12.30pm - 1.15pm
The Talk

1.45pm - 2.30pm
Partner Case Study

2.45pm - 3.45pm
Exhibitors' pitching session

4.00pm - 4.45pm
Partner Case Study

December 9

Room 1

9.30am - 9.45am
Opening note

9.45am - 10.30am
Engaging Keynote

10.45am - 11.30am
Case Study - AI & Data Analytics

11.45am - 12.15pm
Keynote - New Talent Integration

1.30pm - 2.15pm
Case Study - Sustainability

2.30pm - 3pm
Keynote - Investment

3.15pm - 3.45pm
A session dedicated to NYC and its recovery

4.00pm - 4.30pm
Casy Study - Safety thinking & Flexibility

Room 2

9.15am - 10.30am
Investor Breakfast

10.45am - 11.00am
Under 40 Keynote - Nick Romito, VTS

11.15am - 11.45am
Partner Session

12.00pm - 12.20pm
WeWork Proptech new technologies

1.45pm - 2.30pm
Participative Session - Diversity & Inclusion

2.45pm - 3.30pm
Partner session

3.45pm - 4.00pm
Under 40 Keynote

4.15pm - 4.45pm
Blockchain Workshop

Flashtalk Studio

9.45am - 10.45am
Exhibitors' pitching session

11.00am - 12.00pm
Exhibitors' pitching session

12.30pm - 13.15pm
The Talk

1.45pm - 2.30pm
Partner Case Study

2.45pm - 3.45m
Exhibitors' pitching session

4.00pm - 4.45pm
Partner Case Study

⁞ Propel by MIPIM Startup Competition



Seeking top emerging startups in the Real Estate Industry!

The Propel by MIPIM Startup Competition, in partnership with global partner Union Investment and real estate tech partner MetaProp, reveals the most promising and innovative startups that tackle the biggest urban challenges around the world.

In a new format, selected startups will pitch their ideas and business models to move the real estate ecosystem forward during Propel by MIPIM - NYC 2021.

Propel Networking Summit: Video Replays

The first Propel by MIPIM event of the year gathered North American real estate experts to share their insights about the US market. An exclusive moment to learn while networking - you can now watch the video replays of the sessions!

Leaders' Perspectives: an exclusive US webinar series

How Innovation Will Enable the Real Estate of the Future

Toby Moskovits (Heritage Equity), Michael Phillips (Jamestown), Winston Fisher (Fisher Brothers) and Aaron Block (MetaProp).

Space-as-a-Service: Setting the Right Priorities

Amol Sarva 
(Knotel), Ryan Simonetti (Convene), Georgia Collins (Hana), Charlie Hobey, (EQ Office), Minta Kay (Goodwin).

The Role of Tech and Innovation for Today's Top Brokers

Kathleen Cahill (Cushman & Wakefield), Ravi Patel (Newmark Knight Frank), Shimon Shkury (Ariel Property Advisors), Duke Long (The Duke Long Agency)

The Changing Face of Commercial Real Estate

Nick Romito (VTS), Adam L. Stanley (Cushman & Wakefield), Jay Neveloff (Kramer Levin)


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