Conference Agenda

The African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit is an exclusive high-level conference which see’s over 150 key decision-makers, in both private and public sectors, open dialogue and discuss Africa's rapid urbanisation challenges and the development of future African cities. The conference will focus on 4 key pillars namely: 

  • Urban Development
  • Mobility & Technology
  • Housing
  • Finance & Investment


African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit

Wednesday 25th October

Thursday 26th October

Focus of  content

Developing Future African Cities

Transit Oriented Development

Daily Keynote
09:00 - 10:30


  • How do African cities develop to become sustainable, resilient and inclusive centres of economic growth?

  • How can we foster a better understanding between public and private sectors to create more functional cities?


  • Why Sustainable Transport Is a Key Driver of Sustainable Urban Development

  • The impacts of transport availability on real estate pricing and demand.




11:00 - 12:30


  • Inclusive development through the integration of densification, mobility and the public realm
  • New models of urban planning 
  • Is a high-rise renaissancea viable future for urban Africa? 
  • African city masterplans beyond the drawing board


  • Retrofitting a City:  Case studies of notable African TOD projects
    - Gautrain Phase 2-3
    - Cape Town's MyCiti
    - Dar Rapid Transit - DART

Networking & Lunch



Gamechanger Panel
14:00 - 15:00

Harnessing the economic power of cities: new urban finance models and investment vehicles to enable sustainable cities

Financing TOD:  If TOD has so many benefits, why is it difficult to finance?




15:30 - 16:30

Closing Panel: Wrap of the day's activities, obstacles and brainstorming solutions


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