Paul J. Everson Real Estate Center

2018 Conference Agenda

Ronald Berkman Hall (The Old Main Classroom)Thursday, October 25, 2018

Ronald Berkman Hall Auditorium, First Floor

Previously Main Classroom

(BH on the Campus Map here.)

Complimentary valet parking is available for attendees in Lot 22.  

7:30 AM to 8:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM to 8:05 AM
Introduction: Brian Roddy, Master of Ceremonies

8:05 AM to 8:15 AM
Welcoming Remarks: President Sands

8:15 AM to 9:15 AM
Opening Keynote: Bruce Katz, co-author with Jeremy Nowak of "The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism" and Q&A

9:15 AM to 9:30 AM
Presentation of the Paul J. Everson Scholars: Dean Sanjay, Putrevu, Monte Ahuja College of Business

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Moderated Panel Discussion: The New Localism In Action in Cleveland. The discussion will highlight successful real estate projects as examples of the "New Localism" followed by Q&A.
Moderator: Aaron Pechota, The NRP Group and Panelists: Josh Rosen, Sustainable Communities Associates; Jeff Epstein, Midtown Cleveland, Inc.; Jesse Grant, CBRE and J-Roc Development

10:30 AM to 10:45 AM

10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Moderated Panel Discussion "What are Northeast Ohio's aspirations?" followed by Q&A.
Moderator: Chris Ronayne, University Circle, Inc. and Panelists: Bruce Katz, New Localism Advisors; Aaron Pechota, The NRP Group; Richey Piiparinen, Cleveland State University; Emily Garr Pacetti, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Teresa Beasley, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP; Dru Siley, Liberty Development Company

11:45 AM to 12:00 noon
Remarks from Dean Roland Anglin, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs.
David O'Neill, Judge and Executive Managing Director at Howard Hanna and Professor Kirby Date present finalists of the 2018 Real Estate Development Finance Competition.

12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Concluding Keynote: Richey Piiparinen, Director of the Center for Population Dynamics, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs followed by Q&A.

12:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Lunch, Bruce Katz book signing and networking.