14th September

9:00 AM

Rise Vilnius, Gynėjų 14

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Real Estate Technology Event

Attend a unique opportunity to hear real estate industry and IT company leaders share their vision on how new technologies are changing the real estate industry. We’ll talk about how big data and artificial intelligence is shaping our future and if we are ready to embrace it. The RE Tech Revolution is happening.
Be part of it!


08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:05 OPENING CEREMONY Mindaugas Statulevičius
Lithuanian Real Estate Development Association CEO
09:05 – 09:45 KEYNOTE SPEECH Can 1500 startups change a conservative real estate industry?
According to CB insights, approximately $10 billion of venture capital has been invested in real estate tech and Angellist list estimates that there are over 1500 startups that are looking to change the industry. Who will be the winners and losers in the new digital landscape? Daniel Kraft
Stronghold Invest Head of Business
09:45 – 10:05 People out, data in!
Every year, more data is produced than in all the preceding years combined. Big data is not a love at first sight for the real estate market, but what if it determines a property’s quality, value and 100 times faster and 1.000 times cheaper? Adriaan Hoogduijn
GeoPhy Kaunas office manager
10:05 – 10:25 Driving proptech innovation from Lithuania. PlaceILive and other Lithuanian examples of global innovative proptech products
How data changes real estate value and how the Life Quality Index is changing the real estate market. Šarūnas Legeckas
PlaceILive CEO
10:25 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:10 IT news for real estate. Facebook, Google, Amazon ambitions. What you need to know today to succeed tomorrow?
Technology changes the way real estate salespeople work. Prosperity will reach the ones who are ready to adapt to the change and will be able to use it. We will talk about what lead generation channels are the most effective today and what tomorrow is promising. Facebook, Google, Amazon – plans and ambitions of IT giants for the real estate industry. We will introduce IT innovations in the real estate market and we will talk about the importance of data collection. Karolis Voveris
Head of Sales & Development at WISE MONKS
11:10 – 11:30  More than Virtual reality!
 Virtual Reality is the most powerful technology for new real estate development sales and potentially could revolutionize every decision, operations we have to make with any property. How VR powers sales of real estate? How Vilnius, Riga, and London is adopting new technology? Where is VR space heading? Mikus Opelts
Giraffe Visual CEO
11:30 – 11:50 Virtual reality’s impact on sales: the real estate developer’s experience 
Virtual reality accounted for $2.7 billion in revenue in 2016. In five years this revenue is expected to be more than $100 billion along with revenues from augmented reality. How is virtual reality changing sales processes and results in the Lithuanian real estate market? Martynas Žibūda
Director of Development at UAB EIKA
11:50 – 12:10 How can artificial intelligence (AI) compete with architects and designers?
Researchers and programmers are getting closer to replacing architects and interior designers with AI.  Jonas Gavelis
Planner 5D marketing director
12:10 – 13:10 Lunch
13:10 – 13:30 Modern technologies in construction: are Lithuanian developers ready to pay for efficiency?
Building technologies make for great selling points, but are we sure that we really live up to the expectations of tenants? What was nice to have yesterday is a must-have today. Will the tenants‘ rising expectations drive the adoption of the very latest infrastructure solutions? Vytautas Zinkevičius
FIMA business development director
13:30 – 13:50 IT and CRE are linked more than you thought
What‘s the link between IT and CRE?
How does IT shape CRE and why?
Darius Ziezys
Alna Business Solutions Sales Director
13:50 – 14:10 When the question is key and the keyword is king?
Is it worth looking for the needle of information in the haystack of mega data? Artificial intelligence can help us find and sort information in a manageable way, but should we bother? Jūratė Stankuviene
CEO  of Mediaskopas
14:10 – 14:30 The impact of technology on law
How do AI, robotics and technology change the practice of law? Court practice and legal uncertainty Renata Beržanskienė
Partner at Sorainen law firm
14:30 – 14:50 Evolution of workspace. How boring offices turned into startup space.
New technologies make huge changes in people’s life, habits and routine. Workspace is not an exception. Startups brought new business models and with that came new, modern and alive workspace. Paulius Navickas
Barclays Rise Vilnius
Business Operations Manager
14:50 – 15:10 Coffee Break
15:10 – 16:00 Panel discussion Daniel Kraft
Šarūnas Legeckas
Tomi Ventovuori
Strategic development and
digitalization in Newsec Nordic
Property Asset Management
Martynas Babilas
Newsec Head of
Corporate Solutions, Baltics

Daniel Kraft – Stronghold Proptech Ventures

With a background in management consulting, Daniel is responsible for Stronghold Proptech Ventures – the digital accelerator of Stronghold Invest, focusing on leveraging the Groups digital assets and industry leading portfolio of companies, to create and deliver the real estate services of tomorrow. Daniel’s job is to look for disruptive, scalable and innovative business models with potential to create unique value for our clients and businesses (Newsec, Niam and Datscha). He currently sits on the board of Stronghold´s digital ventures such as Datscha, Tessin and Workaround.


GeoPhy is a real estate analytics company with a fundamentalist belief in big data. By combining massive amounts of environmental, statistical and proprietary data, GeoPhy has defined the quality, value and risks for 100 million buildings in 50 countries. The company’s global asset database has mapped thousands of data points for each individual building and therewith helps its clients to make objective, data-driven decisions. Widely distrusted when it first entered the market, GeoPhy currently has five offices in five different time zones and a few of the world’s largest banks, institutional investors and governments exclusively base their investment decisions on the company’s data.


PlaceILive.com combines relevant, objective and systematic information about the quality of the living environment and real estate. All this data is represented by the Life Quality Index, a recognized standard of neighborhood rankings used by policy makers and urbanists for local municipalities and governments. It is also employed in real estate and travel businesses to help people decide where to live or start a business. Residents of Vilnius, Berlin, London, Chicago, New York and San Francisco are already using the PlaceILive.com platform.

Planner 5D

Planner 5D intends to incorporate AI into its interior design apps so users can create home designs with the click of a button. Planner 5D already provides users with a virtual reality option and is currently working on incorporating artificial intelligence within its apps, creating machine learning algorithms that will train on more than 40 million real user projects.


Sorainen is a leading regional business law firm with fully integrated offices in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus. Involved in the real estate industry for many years, law firm Sorainen has acquired a strong understanding of the sector and its needs. The sector focus and integrated regional approach allow Sorainen lawyers to offer efficient solutions tailored to our real estate sector clients across the region. As a result, Sorainen is regularly involved in majority of the largest and most complex real estate projects and transactions in the Baltics and Belarus.


Alna Business Solutions is a global provider of business management and intelligence solutions as well as maintenance services.


Lithuanian Real Estate Development Association (LNTPA) is an independent organization uniting real estate developers, assessors and other companies operating in real estate market.


Newsec – The Full Service Property House in Northern Europe – offers real estate owners, investors and tenants a full range of services. Newsec was founded in 1994 and is today a partner-owned company with some 1 000 co-workers in 33 offices.


Mediaskopas is the largest company to provide media monitoring and analysis solutions in Lithuania. It is a part of  the Baltic Media Monitoring Group which controls the only pan-Baltic media monitoring and analysis network. Since 2016 company uses artificial intelligence – Lithuanian and Estonian voice recognition for monitoring.


For 25 years, FIMA has been a system integrator, designing intelligent engineering systems and tailor-made solutions to drive better results for organizations across the Baltic region. Company implements security, ICT, automation and data centre solutions as well as individually tailored solutions for city infrastructure, transport and energy sectors.

Since its establishment, FIMA has completed over 10,000 projects, often acting as the main contractor for clients in both the public and private sectors. With its head office in Lithuania, it has subsidiaries in Latvia, Belarus and Poland and a team of almost 500 professionals.


JSC EIKA is a real estate market leader and is successfully developing residential, commercial, public and other individual projects and complexes. The company has been awarded the title of best real estate developer in Lithuania many times.

Tomi Ventovuori

Tomi has experience of real estate industry last 20 years. Today, he is responsible for strategic development and digitalization in Newsec Nordic Property Asset Management. His role is strategic planning, seeking new business streams, exploring technology related market opportunities and building digital capabilities of the Newsec organizations. His passion is growing the business with high energy by inspiring, leading, and teaming with people, partners and customers.