Event Details

October 05, 2017

Event Time: 13:00 - 19:00

Reverie Saigon Hotel, Nguyen Hue, D1

AusCham & Co-hosted Members: 2.500.000 VND | Non-members: 3.000.000 VND

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The date for the 5th Annual Vietnam Real Estate Market Symposium will be held on Thursday 5 October, 2017.

The event will be held in HCMC at the Reverie Saigon.

***Simultaneous translation between English and Vietnamese will be available at this event.***



AusCham and co host Members: 2.500.000 VND | Non- Members: 3.000.000 VND


Or email events@auschamvn.org

A platform for bringing all the real estate players with an interest in Vietnam to share their insights/updates on the most recent changes/developments on policy and laws. It also creates an opportunity for investors, government representatives and service providers within the real estate market to interact with each other.


1.00 – 1.05pm: Opening Remarks: Chau Ta, President of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam


1.05 – 1.25pm: Ho Chi Minh City Spatial Development for the next 5 years: Mr. Ly Khanh Tam Thao, Vice Head of General Planning Division, Department of Urban Planning and Architecture


1.25 – 1.40pm: Vietnam M&A Real Estate Market Landscape and Competitiveness: Mr John Ditty, Managing Partner – Advisory, KPMG Vietnam


1.40 – 2.20pm: Vietnam Capital Market: Mr. Stephen Wyatt, Country Head, JLL Vietnam

Panel discussion; Moderator: Stephen Wyatt


2.20 – 2.45pm: Office Market Update and Insights 2017: Mr. Troy Griffiths, Deputy Managing Director, Savills Vietnam


2.45 – 3.00pm: Coffee break


3.00 – 3.20pm: Franchising in Vietnam : Understanding the Legal Framework: Mr. David Lim, Managing Partner, ZICO Law Vietnam


3.20 – 4.00pm: Appetite for Hospitality: Mr Adam Bury, Senior Vice President, Investment Sales, Hotels & Hospitality Group, Asia Pacific

Panel Discussion:  Moderator: Adam Bury



·         Antoine Sirot, Chief Operating Officer of PHD Property & Hospitality Management

·         Penny Trinh – Country Representative, Thailand and Vietnam, Marriott Starwood

·         Michael Piro – Chief Operating Officer, Indochina Capital

·         Rahul Parrab – Partner, Squire Patton Boggs


4.00 – 4.20pm: Tax and Structuring: Mr Ninh Van Hien, Partner, Tax & Corporate Services, KPMG Vietnam


4.20 – 5.00pm: Residential Market Update and Insights 2017: Dung Duong, Senior Director, Head of Valuation & Advisory, Research and Consulting Services, CBRE Vietnam


Panel Discussion: “Luxury Residential Revigorated”;  Moderator: Thuy Dung Duong


·         Caleb Lau, CapitaLand

·         Lam Vo, Managing Director, Ban Viet (VietCapital Real Estate)

·         Sergey Nam, Kusto Group

·         Thien Duong, Managing Director, Transform One (Architecture firm)


5.00 – 5.30pm: Industrial Market Update and Effects of a Growing E-Commerce Segment: Mr. Alex Crane, Managing Director, Vietnam, Cushman & Wakefield Vietnam


5.30pm: Closing remarks and thanks: Chau Ta


5.35 – 7.30pm: Cocktail Reception and Networking: Sponsored by Squire Patton Boggs


Cocktail Reception, sponsored by Squire Patton Boggs

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