Agenda & Presentations

22nd Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference
Monday, May 8, 2017
8:00am - 5:00pm
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
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Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:15 am - 8:00 am

OPENING REMARKS 8:00 am - 8:15 am

SESSION ONE 8:15 am - 8:50 am
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - STATE OF THE STATE
John Chiang, Treasurer, State of California

SESSION TWO 8:50 am - 9:30 am
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - SURVEYING AND ANTICIPATING REAL ESTATE MARKETS
Tim Sullivan, Managing Principal, Meyers Research

SESSION THREE 9:30 am - 10:45 am
FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE FINANCE - AFTER THE FIRST HUNDRED DAYS
Aaron J. Axton, Managing Director, Keefe, Bruyette and Woods PRESENTATION
Edward Glazer, Of Counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP PRESENTATION
Stephen Heaney, Director of Public Finance, Stifel
Moderator: Dennis Williams, Managing Director, Northmarq Capital, LLC

Break 10:45 am - 11:00 am

SESSION FOUR 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
BAY AREA HOUSING CRISIS - AFFORDABILITY ALTERNATIVES
Ben Bartlett, Councilmember, District 3, City of Berkeley PRESENTATION
Susan Friedland, Executive Director, Satellite Affordable Housing Associates PRESENTATION
Patrick Kennedy, Owner, Panoramic Interests PRESENTATION
Denise Pinkston, Partner, TMG Partners PRESENTATION
Moderator: Bill Falik, Managing Partner, Westpark Community Builders

NETWORKING LUNCH 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

SESSION FIVE 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - REAL ESTATE OUTLOOK: THE IMPACT OF REGIME CHANGE
Christopher J. Palmer, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

SESSION SIX 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
HEALTHCARE REAL ESTATE IN AN UNCHARTED MEDICAL SYSTEM
Mercedes Kerr, Executive Vice President, Business & Relationship Management, Welltower, Inc.
Dan Kingsley, Managing Partner, SKS Partners
Ned Spieker, Continuing Life Communities Chairman, Spieker Partners PRESENTATION
Moderator: Michael Knott, Managing Director, Green Street Advisors

Break 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

SESSION SEVEN 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
THE PRESIDENT'S FIRST HUNDRED DAYS: REAL ESTATE IMPACTS & THE EMERGING POLICY ENVIRONMENT
Douglas Abbey, Chairman, Swift Real Estate Partners PRESENTATION
Ben Metcalf, Director, California Department of Housing and Community Development
Michael Novogradac, Partner, Novogradac & Company PRESENTATION
Moderator: Elizabeth (Libby) Seifel, President, Seifel Consulting, Inc. PRESENTATION

CLOSING REMARKS 5:00 - 5:15 pm

CalBRE Exam for Continuing Education Applicants 5:15 - 5:35 pm

Speakers, order of speakers in sessions, topics and timing are subject to change. We have been approved to offer continuing education credit from the California Bureau of Real Estate (8 hours) and the California Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers. (Last updated on April 29, 2017)

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