17 - 18 september 2024 - Gare Maritime, Brussels

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Realty 2023 Conferences

The biggest B2B gathering for Real Estate leaders, and political authorities, during 19th and 20th of September, in Gare Maritime on the Tour&Taxis.


19 September (10:00 am – 9 pm)
20 September (10:00 am – 9 pm)


Gare Maritime, Brussels, Tour&Taxis, Belgium

Sunita Van Heers

Managing Director & Co-founder SuReal
Sunita Van Heers, sustainability expert, founder and managing director of SuReal, the reference in sustainability consulting in the real estate sector. She is also sustainability coordinator at Université Saint-Louis and guest lecturer at KUL and Solvay. SuReal has written a book on Net Zero Carbon Buildings.

Maarten Van Acker

Full Professor Urban Design at the University of Antwerp
Maarten is full professor Urban Design and director of the Research Group for Urban Development at the Faculty of Design Sciences at the University of Antwerp. His research focuses on healthy urban design and integrated infrastructure projects. He coaches several cities, project developers and architecture offices with the realisation of complex urban developments, infrastructure projects and organising international urban design competitions and workshops. Maarten is also partner at B-juxta and strategic adviser at B-city. He serves as vice-president of Europan Belgium, an international urban design competition of ideas and projects, to develop innovative strategies for sites in transformation. Maarten is present in the public debate and featured in several media. He serves as a columnist for the Antwerp newspaper and member of several editorial boards.

Idriss Goossens

Founder & CEO PropTechlab
With over 10 years of experience in the PropTech space, Goossens is the founder and executive chairman of PropTech Lab, a real estate innovators network in Belgium and Luxembourg representing 280 company members. PropTech Lab helps startups raise capital and advises large real estate corporations on their innovation strategy. In 2019, Goossens co-founded the European PropTech Association, organizing the PropTech StartUp & Scale-Up Europe Awards. European PropTech Association is supported by the European Commission and by the 26 national proptech hubs, representing 3.200 PropTech startups. In 2020, Idriss founded RELEVATION, the digital fundraising summit for proptech. This digital event was created as the pandemic greatly accelerated the adoption of PropTech and the need arose for a digital solution to connect startups and investors. RELEVATION facilitates investments in the proptech space, by connecting founders to VC’s, GP’s to LP’s, and ease the access to talents with a digital job fair. He also co-founded RECAP.World, a resilient cities accelerator for corporate, facilitating the creation of Resilient and Sustainable cities. He is Co-Chair of the ULI Real Estate Technology Product Council.

Hakima Darhmouch

Communication consultant
With almost 20 years of experience in front of cameras or behind the scenes of broadcasting companies, the Belgian media dynamics and politics have no secrets for Hakima. On top of her insatiable interest for all aspects related to societal issues, Hakima is actively involved in board rooms of cultural institutions, including BOZAR and Atomium. ​Former news anchor, deputy chief editor and chief of the political cell at RTL Belgium, she also operated during 3 years as chief culture at public broadcaster RTBF. ​Since her arrival at akkanto end-2021, Hakima was involved in several projects relating to public affairs, stakeholder engagement and reputation management in a variety of economical sectors.
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