Agenda

40th Annual Real Estate & Economics Symposium
Monday, November 20, 2017
8:00am to 5:00pm
Westin St. Francis, San Francisco
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REGISTRATION, NETWORKING & BREAKFAST 7:15 - 8:00 am

OPENING REMARKS 8:00 - 8:15 am

SESSION ONE 8:15 - 9:15 am
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - THE REAL ESTATE & ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: PEAK MOMENT OR EXTRA INNINGS?
Kenneth T. Rosen, Chairman, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, UC Berkeley
Moderator: Robert H. Edelstein, Co-Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, UC Berkeley

SESSION TWO 9:15 - 10:15 am
A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN AT THE SAN FRANCISCO FED: A CONVERSATION WITH ALEX MEHRAN
Alexander Mehran, Chairman of the Board, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Chairman & CEO, Sunset Development Company
Moderator: Dennis Williams, Managing Director, Northmarq Capital LLC

BREAK 10:15 - 10:30 am

SESSION THREE 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
CONNECTING THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE MARKETS: THE DEVELOPERS RESPOND
Michael Covarrubias, Chairman & CEO, TMG Partners PRESENTATION
George Marcus, Chairman, Marcus & Millichap Company
Barry Sternlicht, Chairman & CEO, Starwood Capital Group
Moderator: Jon Reynolds, Chairman, Director and CEO, Reynolds & Brown

NETWORKING LUNCH 12:00 - 1:00 pm

SESSION FOUR 1:00 - 2:15 pm
CONFRONTING THE HOUSING CRISIS
Carol Galante, I. Donald Terner Distinguished Professor of Affordable Housing and Urban Policy; Faculty Director, Terner Center for Housing Innovation, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley PRESENTATION
Rick Holliday, President, Holliday Development, LLC
Linda Mandolini, President, Eden Housing PRESENTATION
Moderator: Bill Falik, Managing Partner, Westpark Community Builders

SESSION FIVE 2:15 - 3:00 pm
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - OVERVIEW OF CAPITAL MARKETS, REAL ESTATE AND THE ECONOMY
Jeff Weber, Senior Managing Director, Eastdil Secured, LLC
Moderator: Dick Wollack, Principal, Fulton Capital Advisors

BREAK 3:00 - 3:15 pm

SESSION SIX 3:15 - 4:45 pm
WHITHER BAY AREA? GROWTH (AND GROWING PAINS)
Tyler Kellogg, Senior Vice President, Porfolio Solutions, Cushman & Wakefield
Gabriel Metcalf, President & CEO, SPUR
Julie Pierce, Council Member, City of Clayton; President, Association of Bay Area Governments PRESENTATION
Jim Wunderman, President & CEO, Bay Area Council
Moderator: Larry Rosenthal, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy and Program Director, Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement, UC Berkeley

CLOSING REMARKS 4:45 - 5:00 pm

CalBRE Exam for CE Applicants 5:00 - 5:20 pm

Speakers, order of speakers in sessions, topics and timing are subject to change. We have applied for continuing education credit from the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE Sponsor #1656-Consumer Protection), and from the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers. However, this does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructors, authors or lecturers. (Last updated on November 8, 2017)

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Conference Chair, Professor Robert Edelstein