Tuesday, February 5

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM       Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM- 9:30 AM         Opening General Session:  The State of the Housing Market

Featuring Ryan Davis, Director of Research and Client Services, Witten Advisors, with introduction by J. Ronald Terwilliger, Founder & Chairman, ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM       Concurrent Sessions 

  1. Healthy Housing for All

Speakers: Steve PonTell, President & CEO, National Community Renaissance (moderator); Kelly Boyer, Managing Director, Rose Community Capital, Jonathan Rose Companies; Joanna Frank, President & CEO of Center for Active Design; and Carol Naughton, President, Purpose Built Communities

  1. Homelessness: an ever-growing symptom of larger industry concerns

Speakers: Ben Metcalf, Director, California Department of Housing and Community Development (moderator); Rebecca Clark, President & CEO, Linc Housing; Frank Relihan, Senior Vice President, Northmarq Capital; and Beth Silverman, Co-Founder and Vice President, Operations, Lotus Campaign.

  1. If Not Rent Control, What? Practical Tools for Preserving Affordable Housing

Speakers: Jim Lapides, Vice President, National Multifamily Housing Council (moderator); Andrea Brennan, Housing Policy and Development Director, City of Minneapolis – Community Planning and Economic DevelopmentDavid Garcia, Policy Director, Terner Center for Housing Innovation, UC Berkeley; and Stephanie Reyes, State & Local Policy Manager, Grounded Solutions Network.

11:10 AM – 12:25 PM      Concurrent Sessions

  1. New Developers: The Entrance of Employers into the Housing Market

Speakers: Jenna Hornstock, Executive Officer – Transit Oriented Communities, LA Metro (moderator); Philip Jeffreys, Project Manager – Planning and Development, Aspen Skiing Company; Lewis Knight, Development Manager, Facebook; and Wesley Van Camp, Vice President of Legal and General Counsel for Tanimura & Antle.

  1. Housing for an Aging Population

Speakers: Lisa Sturtevant, Ph. D., Senior Visiting Fellow, Urban Land Institute (moderator); Michelle Espinosa Coulter, Director of Artist Housing, Meta Housing Corporation; Amaya Genaro, Director – Community Services, Rancho Mission Viejo; and Kathryn Burton Gray, Head of Health Care and Senior Managing Director, Hunt Real Estate Capital.

12:30 PM–1:45 PM          Lunch General Session: A Conversation on Housing Challenges and Opportunities

Featuring Hon. Rick Lazio and Ben Metcalf, moderated by Daryl Carter, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Avanath Capital Management

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM          Concurrent Sessions

  1. Making Green Housing Pencil Out

Speakers: Linda Mandolini, President, Eden Housing (moderator); Jay Bullock, Vice President – Planning and Entitlement, Rancho Mission Viejo; Phil Camp, Principal, hi.arch.y llp; and Nathan Taft, Managing Director of Acquisitions, Jonathan Rose Companies

  1. Homeownership Trends: Master-Planned Communities & Affordability

Speakers: Adam Ducker, Managing Director, Director of Urban Real Estate, RCLCO (moderator); Paul Johnson, Sr. Vice President, Community Development, Rancho Mission Viejo; and Jeremy Sharpe, Vice President of Community Development, Rancho Sahuarita Company

  1. Improving Diversity and Equity through Housing

Speakers: Aubrey Albrecht, Senior Director, Urban Land Institute Minnesota (moderator); Derek Avery, Founder/CEO, COIR Holdings, LLC; Tricia Keane, Deputy Chief of Staff for Councilmember Mike Bonin, City of Los Angeles; and Jeff Lubell, Principal Associate and Director of Housing and Community Initiatives, Abt Associates

3:30 PM – 4:45 PM          Concurrent Sessions

  1. Myth Busting: Reframing Housing Affordability

Speakers: Lisa Sturtevant, Ph. D., Senior Visiting Fellow, ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing (moderator); Calandra Clark, Co-Director – Center for Housing Data, Massachusetts Housing Partnership; Ma’Ayn Johnson, Housing Program Manager, Southern California Association of Governments; and Mike Kingsella, Executive Director of Up for Growth National Coalition.

  1. Affordable Housing as an Asset Class

Speakers: Adam Ducker, Managing Director, Director of Urban Real Estate, RCLCO (moderator); Diane Olmstead, President, Fillmore Capital Affordable Housing; and Nathan Taft, Managing Director of Acquisitions, Jonathan Rose Companies.

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM          Networking Reception honoring the 2018 ULI Housing Award Winners

Wednesday, February 6

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM         Networking Breakfast

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM         Concurrent Sessions 

  1. Opportunity Zones Update: Myths and Reality

Speakers: Rachel Reilly, Director of Impact Investing, Enterprise Community Partners (moderator); Blake Christian, Partner, HCVTLarry Kosmont, Chairman and CEO, Kosmont Companies; and Molly McCabe, President & Founder, HaydenTanner, LLC, and Co-Founder, The Lotus Campaign.

  1. Innovative Technology in Home Construction: Impact on Labor and Costs

Speakers: Randy Jackson, President, PlaceWorks (moderator); Chris Killian, Sr. Vice President – Construction, National Community Renaissance; Jeremy Agraz, National Development Director, KTGY Architecture + Planning; Chris Boal, District Manager – Integrated Construction, PCL Construction Services, Inc.

9:45 AM- 11:00 AM         Closing plenary: Bold Changes at the Local Level

Featuring Heather Worthington, Director – Long Range Planning, City of Minneapolis – Community Planning and Economic Development, with introduction by Mike Kingsella, Executive Director of Up for Growth National Coalition