Save the Date: TRD‘s Future City 2020 event

first_imgThe Real Deal is back in the Bahamas! We’re thrilled to announce TRD‘s Future City 2020, our second annual three-day event for C-Suite executives in the fields of development, tech, brokerage, construction, marketing, design, and finance.Last year, VC funding for Proptech hit record levels, with more than $12B in investment in the first part of 2019. Today’s market is moving quickly as new technologies, companies, laws, and cultural shifts change the real estate landscape. Thought leaders will host workshops that help participants gain a high-level understanding of the ways tech is shaping the market, as well as practical skills to find solutions to modern challenges.The event will take place February 23-25 at the luxury Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas.We’re putting together a series of seminars specifically designed for and adapted to our participants. Additional programming will include golf, fitness, group meals, keynote speeches, cocktail events, poker, backgammon, and plenty of other entertainment from our beautiful venue.Last year’s attendees and session leaders included Ken Fisher, John Catsimatidis, Sharif El-Gamal, Anthony Scaramucci, Meir Cohen, Don Peebles, Bruce Mosler, Chris Wein, Bently Zhao, Kobi Karp, Edgardo DeFortuna, Brad Metzler, Shaun Osher, Bess Freedman, Justin, Ehrlich, and many more.For an inside look at last year’s event, check out our coverage here.If you are VP level or higher, please email [email protected] for further details. This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Nowlast_img read more

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Impactful Distraction

first_imgScienceNews:“Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel.”The late rock and roll singer Jim Morrison was not a poster boy for public safety — and was no authority on safe driving. After all, later in “Roadhouse Blues,” he has beer for breakfast. But the opening line of that Doors’ song still resonates as sound guidance.…This distracted state should be familiar to everyone. “That’s why you can drive home and not remember having driven home,” says Daniel Simons, a psychologist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Just because you look at something doesn’t mean you see it.”Read the whole story: ScienceNews More of our Members in the Media >last_img

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Ho Chi Minh City light rail memorandum signed

first_imgVIETNAM: Russian Railways’ engineering business RZD International and local company Lung Lo Construction Corp plan to establish a joint working group to explore the feasibility of building a proposed Tân Tạo – Linh Đông light rail line in Ho Chi Minh City. This follows the signing on September 8 of a memorandum of understanding which envisages the joint development and implementation of rail infrastructure projects in Vietnam. The memorandum was signed by RZD International Chairman Vyacheslav Pavlovskiy and CEO of Lung Lo Construction Corp Phạm Việt Cường, during the 20th meeting of the Intergovernmental Russian-Vietnamese Commission for Trade & Economic, Scientific & Technical Co-operation.last_img

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Katua and Baru going to Rio

first_imgThe two secured invitations through the International Olympic Committee’s qualification systems.This allows the best athletes in each sport to participate in the Games primarily through the continental qualification of athletes and teams.Katua (60kg) is PNG’s first Commonwealth Youth Games gold medallist and will look to build on his Pacific Games and Commonwealth Youth Games gold medals from 2015.Baru (62kg) on the other hand is currently PNG’s top male lifter and won gold at the recent Oceania Championships. He also won best lifter of the championship title.Secretary General of the PNG Olympic Committee, Auvita Rapilla said both Katua and Baru had been rewarded for their hard work. “Although the duo were not able to qualify through their respective qualification tournaments, their level of performance has been recognized by the International Olympic Committee and their respective International Federations through the awarding of the Tripartite Commission places.“Both Thadius and Morea have had some significant performances at the international level and it is fantastic to see them rewarded with Tripartite Commission Places,” said Auvita Rapilla.Katua and Baru now Ryan Pini (Swimming), Toea Wisil (Athletics), Theo Piniau (Athletics), Samantha Kassman, Maxemillion Kassman (Taekwondo) and Raymond Ovinou (Judo) as Team PNG’s contingent for the Olympics.last_img read more

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