42nd Annual Real Estate & Economics Symposium
Monday, November 25, 2019
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
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Presentations we have permission to post are linked below.

REGISTRATION, NETWORKING AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 7:15 am-8:00 am

THE ECONOMY AND REAL ESTATE OUTLOOK 8:15 am-9:15 am 
Moderated by Robert H. Edelstein, Co-Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics
Kenneth T. Rosen
, Chairman, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, UC Berkeley

REAL ESTATE FINANCING AND INVESTING IN A TUMULTUOUS ENVIRONMENT 9:15 am-10:30 am
Moderated by Jeff Weber, Managing Director, Eastdil Secured, LLC
Mark Deason, Managing Director & Head of U.S. Asset Management, Starwood Capital Group
Chris Graham, Managing Director, Blackstone
Chris Hartung, Policy Advisory Board Executive Director, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics

BREAK 10:30 am-10:45 am

HOUSING POLICY GALORE, 2019: INTERVENTION OR INTRUSION?
Moderated by Carol Galante, I. Donald Terner Distinguished Professor of Affordable Housing & Urban Policy; Faculty Director, Terner Center for Housing Innovation
RENT CONTROL 10:45 am-11:30 am
Tom Bannon, Chief Executive Officer, California Apartment Association PRESENTATION
John Eudy, Executive Vice President, Essex Property Trust, Inc. & Co-Chairman, Californians for Responsible Housing
STATE & REGIONAL STRATEGY 11:30 am-12:15 pm
Zachary Olmstead
, Deputy Director – Housing Policy Development, California Department of Housing and Community Development PRESENTATION
Denise Pinkston, Partner, TMG Partners PRESENTATION

NETWORKING LUNCH (CARMEL & MONTEREY ROOMS) 12:15 am-1:15 pm

SAVING THE CITY: REMAKING THE AMERICAN METROPOLIS 1:15 pm-2:00 pm
Moderated by Robert H. Edelstein, Co-Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics
Ron Blatman, Executive Producer/Producer
INTRODUCTION
LOS ANGELES
PITTSBURGH

CLIMATE IS CHANGING: PRESENT AND FUTURE IMPACTS ON REAL ESTATE 2:00 pm-3:15 pm
Moderated by Elliot Stein, Public Conference Executive Committee, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, UC Berkeley PRESENTATION
Jeff Bray, SVP, Head of Global Risk Management, Prologis PRESENTATION
Stephen Gaitley, Senior Vice President, Real Estate Practice Leader, Woodruff Sawyer
Rebecca Smyth, West Coast Regional Director, Office of Coastal Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

BREAK 3:15 pm-3:30 pm

BAY AREA PROFESSIONAL SPORTS FRANCHISES TURNED REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Moderated by Charlie McEachron, Chief Operating Officer, Drawbridge Realty
Yoyo
Chan, Vice President, Government & Public Affairs, Golden State Warriors PRESENTATION
Jon Knorpp, Senior Managing Director-Giants Development Services, San Francisco Giants
Lydia Tan, Managing Director-Real Estate, Oakland Athletics PRESENTATION

Speakers, order of speakers in sessions, topics and timing are subject to change. We have been approved for continuing education credit 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 12, 2019)

Conference Chair, Professor Robert Edelstein