Программа

III International Conference 28 April, 2000 Radisson SAS Daugava Hotel

PROGRAMME


8.00 - 9.00 Registration
9.00 - 9.05Official opening of the conference
ADDRESS OF THE CONFERENCE GUESTS BY MAYOR OF RIGA, MR. ANDRIS BĒRZIŅŠ


9.05 – 11.00
PLENARY SESSION: REGULATION OF REAL ESTATE MARKET BY THE STATE
Chaired by: Juris Lujāns – Vice-President of Latvian Mortgage Bank


- City infrastructure development
Andris Bērziņš – Mayor of Riga, Latvia

- Improvement and adjustment of legislative and tax systems in the field of real estate and mortgage crediting
Valentīna Andrējeva – State Secretary of Latvian Ministry of Finance, Latvia

- Economic development in Latvia and its impact upon real estate market. Role of the state in the development and passing of national programme for real estate and construction
Kalvis Bricis – General Director of State Agency of Real Estate (VNĪA), Latvia

- Attracting international real estate investments
Glenn Aaronson – Head of European Real Estate Products Group of Credit Suisse First Boston, Great Britain

- The role of the Bank of Latvia in investment stimulation
Zoja Medvedevskiha – Deputy Head of Monetary Policy Department of the Bank of Latvia

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee-break


11.30 - 13.30
PLENARY SESSION: REAL ESTATE MARKET DEVELOPMENT TRENDS
Chaired by: Edgars Šīns - Director of Latio Real Estate


- Elimination of administrative hindering in investments in the construction field
Vija Gēme – Director of Construction Department of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Regional Development, Latvia

- Real estate investment and development
Paul Oberschneider – Chairman of Ober Haus Real Estate company, Estonia

- Situation analysis, the latest trends and development prospects in the real estate market
Edgars Šīns – Director of real estate company LATIO, Latvia

- Housing crediting programme influence on the real estate market in the view of Latvian Mortgage Bank
Inesis Feiferis – President of Latvijas Hipotēku banka (Mortgage Bank of Latvia)

- Completion of privatisation in Latvia. The problem of unprivatised apartments and how to solve it. Privatisation of condominiums owned jointly by the state and private persons. Auction methods. Lawfulness of accelerated privatisation
Ziedonis Ziediņš – Chairman of Central Privatisation Commission, Latvia

13.30 - 14.45 Lunch


WORKSHOPS
14.45 - 18.00



WORKSHOP 1: REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT: ECONOMICS & FINANCE
Chaired by: Vilis Žuromskis – President of Latvian Association of Appraisers


- Funding of Housing Finance: the Retail Dimension
Andreas J. Zehnder – Managing Director of the European Federation of Building Societies (Europaiesche Bausparkassenvereinigung), Germany

- Construction savings and their role in the economy of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe
Dr. Stefan Jokl – Director of the Institute of Urban Construction, Housing Economy, and Construction Financing, Germany

- Real estate financing in the Internet: experience and advantages
Alexander Jecht – Vice-President of INTERHYP AG, Germany

- Mortgage loan financing technique
Juris Lujāns – Vice-president of Latvian Mortgage Bank

16.15 - 16.45 Coffee-break

- International valuation standards – the European dimension
John Charman - Chairman of the Editorial Board of TEGoVA, Great Britain

- The order of obtaining real estate valuer’s professional qualification certificate. Valuers’ work with commercial banks
Vilis Žuromskis – President of Latvian Association of Appraisers

- Market economy of real estate market in Poland. The experience of housing market development and valuation
Prof. Ryszard Žrobek – Dean of the Faculty of Geodesy and Real Estate Management, University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland

- Tax system impact upon real estate market development
Evelīna Baranovska – Manager, Tax and Legal Department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Latvia


WORKSHOP 2: REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Chaired by: Sol N. Bukingolts – President of InterSource International, Inc. un meitas uzņēmumi


- What is the secret behind the real estate market in Sweden
Juris Šmitmanis – Senior Consultant and Partner in Ernst & Young Corporate Finance, Sweden

- Real estate market on the stage of joining the EU
Raitis Kalniņš – President of Latvian Corporation of Real Estate Agents

- Commercial centre development concept
Elita Sproģe – Commercial Centre Project Manager, Ernesto Preatoni Group

- Mortgage financing system in Lithuania
Mark Brigham – Partner, Deloitte & Touche, Latvia
Lecturer from The Housing and Urban Development Foundation, Lithuania


16.15 - 16.45 Coffee-break

- Real estate market development in transition economies in Europe
Dr. Nikolay Trifonov – Director at Large - Responsible for Central and Eastern Europe Relations, European Real Estate Society, Belarus

- Cyclic development of real estate market. Current state of market segments and their development perspectives
Vadims Markovs – President of NIRA Fonds, Latvia

- The use of anticipated value of real estate in mortgage crediting
Vilis Kašs – Head of Real Estate Department of Latvian Mortgage Bank

- Basic changes in cadastral value of real estate in 2000
Juris Valainis – Deputy Director of Real Estate Valuation Board of Latvian State Land Service
Guntis Lauskis – Head of Real Estate Market Information Board of Latvian State Land Service

- The role of economic drivers in the development of Latvian real estate market
Sol N.Bukingolts – President of InterSource International, Inc., Vice-President of American Chamber of Commerce, Latvia


18.00 PASSING OF RESOLUTION. CONCLUSION OF THE CONFERENCE

18.15 Cocktail-party

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