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FIABCI Colombia Cartagena 2018 OCT 4 - 5

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Congress Intention: The City between Art and Technology

Our cities as we see them now are the cause of the re-shaping and re-planning as new technologies have appeared in the course of the human history. These technologies cause changes in different scales but as each technology is introduced it leaves its mark on the patterns and forms of the cities. In the present we are living in one of the most revolutionary times in technology and we are witnessing how new technologies are reshaping not only the physicality of our cities but also the way we planned them and our own behavior with in them. This congress will give the space for professionals in different field to express how they see our cities changing in the near future. Technologies have impacted the real estate sector in various fronts; as an example social media impacting Retail, the advancements on robotics are re-inventing the labor force in construction and new online platforms change the way we are doing business. Technologies are making changes in our cities, we need to discuss them so the result is what we want and is not just the effect of an unplanned evolution.

FIABCI an organization that represent and affiliates all real estate disciplines must open a space for interdisciplinary discussion about how new technologies are affecting the real estate sector as a whole. The conceptual juxtaposition with in the tittle of the congress “Between Art and Technology” aims to highlight the balance that we must maintain as we implement new ideas within our cities. Technologies are affecting how we are conducting business and there is a need to discuss a series of challenging and complex topics

This congress will set up a series of interdisciplinary panel discussion touching on different technology oriented Congress Theme: The City between Art and Technology challenges the sector faces in the near and not so distant future. Each panel will be composed of 5 professionals from different fields related to this particular subject. Each panelist will have a short max 10 min presentation of his view on the subject with an open round table discussion of 40 min after.



The best panelists in this area will be at our congress






Is Highly recommended to stay with in walking distance of the Venue “Casa 1537” within the wall city. Hostels are

available in the neighboring neighborhood Getsemani also walking distance from Casa 1537. Most of the flag hotels are in Boca Grande that is a 10 min taxi ride from the old center









October 03 :
- 12:00 20:00 Registration
- 20:00 Welcoming Informal Drink - Meet at a bar

October 04 :
- 7:30- 9:00 Registration
- 9:10- 9:20 Opening Speech 

-Theme : Robots are here ! What does this mean to the construction Business and the future of the labor force? 
- 9:20- 10:10 Panelist Presentations  (5 Panelist 10 min presentation each) 
- 10:10 - 10:50 Panel Round table discussion 

-10:50 -11:10 Coffee Break

-Theme : How are online platforms changing real estate business models? Is it all good ? What opportunities area ahead? 
 - 11:10- 12:00 Panelist Presentations  (5 Panelist 10 min presentation each) 
- 12:00 - 12:40 Panel Round table discussion

- 12:40 - 14:30 Lunch 

-Theme : What is the role of technology and infrastructure in the way we deal with climate change? What challenges and opportunities area ahead? 
- 14:30- 15:20 Panelist Presentations  (5 Panelist 10 min presentation each) 
- 15:20 - 16:00 Panel Round table discussion

-16:00 -16:15 Coffee Break

-Theme : What DATA can tell us about our cities? Where are we going after World Urban Forum7? 
- 16:15- 17:05 Panelist Presentations  (5 Panelist 10 min presentation each) 
- 17:05 - 17:50 Panel Round table discussion

- 21:00-12:00  Dinner / Drinks - Meet at a bar


October 05 : 

-Theme BIM; how is it changing interdisciplinary communication in the real estate sector? What are the opportunities in Retail, Industry and Tourism? 
- 9:00- 9:50 Panelist Presentations  (5 Panelist 10 min presentation each) 
- 9:50 - 10:30 Panel Round table discussion

-10:30 -10:50 Coffee Break

-Theme BIM; How do we start thinking 100 years into the lifetime of a building?
- 10:50- 11:30 Panelist Presentations  (5 Panelist 10 min presentation each) 
- 11:30 - 12:10 Panel Round table discussion

- 12:10 - 14:00 Lunch 

-Theme How are new technologies playing a role in the construction of the rural areas affected with the Colombian guerilla war? What is the best way to develop these areas? 
- 14:10- 14:50 Panelist Presentations  (5 Panelist 10 min presentation each) 
- 14:50 - 15:30 Panel Round table discussion

- 15:30- 15:45 Closing Speech 

- 20:00 - 2:00 FIABCI COLOMBIA Prix D’Excellence 

October 06-08 :
-Study Tour/ IREAL     






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