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2016 Annual Convention – Washington, DC

Date & Time September 25, 2016 - September 28, 2016
Venue Four Seasons Hotel Washington , DC United States

Schedule of Events

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* Closed event

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SATURDAY, September 24

Local Networking Event: A Walking Tour: Did You Know? Washington DC…Secrets Revealed

Tour Guide:
Charles Schilke, CRE, Professor, University of Maryland

Happy Hour at The Monocle (Cash Bar)

Open to all CREs and their spouses/guests

 SUNDAY, September 25

Development Tour : Cruise on the Potomac River

Tour Guides:
Chris Borgal, Senior Property Manager, The Peterson Company
Amy Bowser, Managing Director, JLL
Brian Dawson, Managing Director, JLL
Thomas Gibson, Winn Development; Board Member, Washington, DC
Tom Ikeler, Principal & Chief Investment Officer, PN Hoffman
Stefanie Landrum, President and CEO, Alexandria Economic Development
Natalie Monkou, Arlington Economic Development, Arlington, VA
Charles Schilke, CRE, Professor, University of Maryland
Joe Sternlieb, CEO, Georgetown Business Improvement District
Michael Stevens
, President, Capitol Riverfront BID
Christina Winn, Arlington Economic Development, Arlington, VA

Invitation Advisory Committee*
Welcome Reception: House of Sweden

 MONDAY, September 26

Opening Breakfast

Opening Keynote: The Comeback of DC!

Charles Schilke, CRE, Professor, University of Maryland

Honorable Anthony Williams, former Mayor of Washington, D.C. (1999 – 2007), Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Federal City Council

New Member Orientation Breakfast *
Welcome Address

James Lee, CRE, 2016 Chair of the Board
Presentation of the Chair’s Award

8:30A- 9:15A
Transit Oriented Development: The Challenges and Successes

Frank Cannon, Development Director, Continuum Partners
David Tuchmann, Vice President, Development, Akridge

David Winstead, Esq., Counsel, Ballard Spahr

The Cycle Turns?
The US Economy and Real Estate Markets: Part A

Eileen Marrinan, CRE, Director of Research, Grosvenor Americas
Andrew C. Warren, CRE, Director, Financial Markets, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Kevin White, Head of Investment Strategy, Deutsche Bank

Chris Miers, CRE, Principal, Bard Consulting

 The Cycle Turns?
Capital Market Trends: Equity & Debt: Part B

Matthew Anderson, Managing Director, Trepp
Jim Costello, CRE, Senior Vice President, Real Capital Analytics
Andy McCulloch, CRE, Managing Director, Green Street Advisors

Chris Miers, CRE, Principal, Bard Consulting

Making a Living, Making a Life: Interview with Dan Rose, CRE

Mary Walker Fleischmann, President & CEO, The Counselors of Real Estate

Daniel Rose, CRE, Chairman, Rose Associates

Victor Calanog, Ph.D., CRE, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Reis, Inc.

Book Signing

CRE Dan Rose will follow his session with a book signing of his award winning Making a Living, Making a Life.

Welcome Luncheon

Introduction of New Members and Presentation of the James Felt Creative Counseling Award

 Past Chairs’ Luncheon*
Global Impacts: Brexit, Migration, and Uncertainty

Don Benningfield, Founder/CEO, Pangaea Advisors, New York
Güniz Çelen, CRE, CEO, Chairperson, Çelen Corporate Property Valuation & Counseling Inc., Istanbul
Ralf-Peter Koschny, CRE, Member, Directory Board, BulwienGesa AG, Hamburg, Germany
Graham Parry, Group Research Director, Grosvenor, London
Janice Stanton, Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield, New York

Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics, New York

CRE Foundation meeting*
Corporate Real Estate Services: Be Strategic

Mary Gibert, PBS NCR Regional Commissioner, U.S. General Services Administration
Lisa Gibson, Director, Enterprises Services, Real Estate, Time Warner
Karen Pritchard, Director, Finance & Administration, Wellington Management Company
Karen Simons, Senior Counsel, General Electric
Kelli Whetten, Real Estate Director, thyssenkrupp

Martha O’Mara, Ph.D., CRE, Executive Managing Director, Colliers International

Chapter Activities Committee
Ethics Committee*
Communications Committee
Membership Development & Retention Committee
 Chair’s Dinner with The CRE Band: Sound Counsel

TUESDAY, September 27

Business Issues Forums with Breakfast (four concurrent sessions)

Business Development Opportunities
limited to 20 CREs

Discussion Leaders:

Robert Griswold, CRE, President, Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.
Joseph Neverauskas, CRE, Senior Vice President, Equus Capital Partners

Public/Private Partnerships: Impacts of the 11th Street Bridge Project

Discussion Leaders:

Stan Jackson, President, Anacostia Economic Development Corporation
Scott Kratz
, Director, 11th Street Bridge Project
Oramenta Newsome, Vice President, LISC DC
Joseph Suntum, CRE, Principal, Miller, Miller & Canby, Chartered

Trends and Outlooks: Obsolescence

Discussion Leaders:

Doug Poutasse, CRE, Executive Vice President, Head of Strategy and Research, Bentall Kennedy
Edward Turner, CRE, Director of Valuation, MetLife Insurance Company

Dark Store Methodology

Discussion Leader:
Peter Korpacz, CRE, President, Korpacz Realty Advisors, Inc.

International Committee
The Intersection of Public Policy and Real Estate

Charles Schilke, CRE, Professor, University of Maryland

Jeff DeBoer, President and CEO, The Real Estate Roundtable

Ken Riggs, CRE, President, Situs RERC

Strategic Planning Committee*
ESG Market Primer: Corporate Sustainability, Energy Benchmarking, and Green Finance

Cliff Majersik, Executive Director, IMT
Chrissa Pagitsas, Director, Green Financing, Fannie Mae Multifamily
Dave Pogue, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility, CBRE

Nils Kok, CEO, GRESB

 12:30P -2:00P 
Member Luncheon

Presentation of Awards:
Committee Service Award
James D. Landauer/John R. White Award

External Affairs Committee
Real Estate Issues Editorial Board meeting
Cyber Security: How to Protect Yourself and Your Real Estate

Scott Homa, Senior Vice President, JLL
Simone Petrella, Chief Cyberstrategy Officer, CyberVista

Robert Griswold, CRE, President, Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.

Real Estate and the Economy: Chaos Driven?

KC Conway, CRE, Senior Vice President, SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Deborah Nisson, CRE, Investment Services Analyst, Ullico Investment Company, Inc.

Budget & Finance Committee*
Education Committee
Consulting Corps Open House
 Farewell Reception – Featuring the Capitol Steps
 Chair’s Hospitality Suite

 WEDNESDAY, September 28

 Buffet Breakfast
 Executive Committee *
 Board of Directors Meeting
Annual Membership Meeting

Open to all CREs

 Buffet Lunch