WEDNESDAY • MAY 29, 2024



Morning Sessions

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Guests Arrival

Welcome and mingle as we prepare for an insightful day.

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Opening Remarks

Welcome address, setting the stage for a day of engaging discussions.

9:10 AM - 9:55 AM

Keynote: The Future-Ready Proptech

Speaker: Cecille Weldon

The Future-Ready Proptech

Energy Efficiency Features, Ratings, and the New Property Upgrade

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Q&A Session with Andrew Tait

Navigating Corporate Success: Insights on Strategic Partnerships, Stakeholder Management, and Corporate Governance

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Morning Tea Break

A chance to network and discuss the morning's learnings.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Q&A Session with Jason Risorto

Corporate Venture Capital: Strategies for Collaborating with Enterprise-level Partners

11:35 AM - 12:05 PM

Q&A Session with Leanne Pilkington

Key Insights for Proptechs Engaging with Franchise

Lunch Break

12:05 PM - 1:00 PM

Network and enjoy a catered lunch.

Afternoon Sessions

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Session: Team Culture

Speaker: Julie Davis

Learn the keys to building a thriving team culture in a tech-driven environment.

1:35 PM - 2:05 PM

Q&A Session with Sherrie Storer

Best practices for Proptechs collaborating with Influencers and Coaches.

2:05 PM - 3:30 PM

Afternoon Tea Break

Relax and network with peers and presenters.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Keynote: The Five Pronged Approach to Marketing

Speaker: Peter Schravemade

Discover effective marketing strategies tailored for the Proptech industry.


Cecile Weldon

Founder and Director at WeldonCo Advisory

Cecille Weldon is a trailblazer in Sustainable Real Estate and a prominent figure in Australia's residential property sector, with a focus on sustainability. She founded WeldonCo Advisory and Future Agent Academy, providing sustainability training to real estate professionals. Her notable contributions include the Banksia Award-winning Liveability Real Estate Framework and a Proptech solution acquired by CSIRO. Cecille also serves on the Proptech Association of Australia's board and advises on sustainability initiatives. Additionally, she creates educational courses on energy efficiency for real estate agents, demonstrating her commitment to driving the industry towards a more sustainable future.

Andrew Tait

Group Executive at REI Super

Andrew Tait brings 31 years of experience in financial services and is currently a Group Executive at REI Super, an industry-leading super fund for real estate professionals. He holds an MBA from AGSM, is a CPA, and has economics and arts degrees from Monash University and the University of Melbourne, respectively. He is also a Fellow of FINSIA. Andrew’s career includes senior executive roles at NAB, ANZ, Westpac, and CBUS before his tenure at REI Super.

In his role at REI Super, Andrew develops and implements strategies to enhance growth, efficiency, and member value, overseeing areas such as brand, marketing, sponsorships, data analytics, and M&A. He also reports to the CEO and trustee board.

Jason Risorto

Managing Partner at Greenfield Ventures

Jason Risorto is the Founder and Managing Partner of Greenfield Ventures, where he leads strategic investments in innovative and sustainable projects within the built environment. Previously, as the Director of Durst Ventures at The Durst Organisation, Jason spearheaded the corporate venture capital arm of The Durst Organisation.

During his tenure, he additionally played a pivotal role in driving property acquisitions, dispositions, and strategic initiatives. With a distinguished background that includes stints at companies such as AmTrust Realty, UBS, and JP Morgan, Jason brings a wealth of experience in real estate investment, development, financing, and asset management to his leadership at Greenfield Ventures.

Leanne Pilkington

CEO & Managing Partner at Laing+Simmons

Leanne Pilkington is the Managing Director of the boutique real estate group Laing+Simmons and President of the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales. As a prominent industry commentator and one of the few women leading franchise organisations nationally, she is deeply committed to addressing gender imbalances and promoting industry professionalism.

Throughout her 35-year career, Leanne has launched several industry initiatives, including the international Real Women in Real Estate (RWIRE) network and support programs for her team. She holds a Real Estate License, an Associate Diploma in Valuation from UTS, and an MBA from the Sydney Graduate School of Management.

Leanne’s accolades include being a finalist in the Telstra and Optus Business Women awards, winning the AREA Award for Most Influential Woman in Property, the REB Industry Thought Leader of the Year Award in 2017, and several other REB awards in 2019, including the Womens Community Program Award for RWIRE. She is also recognised in The Sydney Power 100 as one of Sydney’s most influential people.

Julie Davis

Team Alignment Coach at Team Dynamics

Having been in the ‘People Industry’ since 1980 and as a practitioner, coach, and trainer since 1995, Julie is an expert at building relationships, connecting people, being intuitive, and inspiring others to be their best.As a Coach, Julie brings warmth, energy, and inspiration, which lights up the path for others so they may strive for personal excellence and team success.

Julie’s passion is driven by seeing people ‘in flow’- helping team members show up, contribute their best and feel like an integral part of their team.

This is facilitated through the Contribution Compass personal development and performance platform which has been specifically designed to help align values, amplify talent and activate contribution.

Julie is an Accredited Performance Consultant, Master NLP Practitioner, and Coach.

Sherrie Storer

CEO at Real Estate Nation Co Pty Ltd

Sherrie’s coaching clients regularly finish the financial year having achieved record breaking sales, often doubling, tripling and even quadrupling their income. Her clients are regularly recognised within their agencies, franchises and within the industry for their achievements.

With two decades of extraordinary real estate career milestones under her belt, Sherrie is here to disrupt the industry and get agents operating in a way that works for them, building their best lives.

Peter Schravemade

Managing Partner at REACH ASEA

Peter Schravemade is the Managing Partner for REACH ASEA and a notable figure in the global real estate sector. Previously, he significantly contributed to the growth of as the global director of sales, marketing, and revenue. In 2019, he was named Elite Agent's Most Influential Person in the Asia/Pacific region and has been featured in major outlets like the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.

With over 20 years in the industry, Peter’s experience spans property sales, management, brokerage, and marketing, including work in media advertising. His expertise has made him a top speaker and consultant, frequently appearing at international conferences. In 2019 alone, he spoke in 22 countries.

In 2021, with travel restrictions in place, Peter conducted significant research into the American property marketing landscape, providing valuable insights to brokerages and franchises.