Conference Schedule

Mon, September 16

Sep 16

The Basic Real Estate Development Process

Join ULI for this special Monday-Tuesday Pre-Fall Meeting Workshop.  Real estate development is a complex and multi-faceted process requiring the effective collaboration of multiple professionals. At the center of this process the developer is responsible…

September 16, 2019 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 145A Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 16

Pro Forma Modeling with Excel

Join ULI for this special Monday-Tuesday Pre-Fall Meeting Workshop. Don't miss this opportunity to attend one of ULI's most popular programs. This 2-day program in Washington, DC will cover all the content from ULI's popular…

September 16, 2019 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 145B Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required

Tue, September 17

Sep 17

UrbanPlan

This workshop introduces its participants to the trade-offs and risks at play in the entitlement and negotiation process associated with real estate development, especially in public/private partnerships. A case study will provide opportunities to engage in an interactive dialogue involving varying private and public sector roles, complex trade-offs, and realistic economic restraints that affect land […]

September 17, 2019 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street NW Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 17

Pro Forma Modeling with Excel

Join ULI for this special Monday-Tuesday Pre-Fall Meeting Workshop. Don't miss this opportunity to attend one of ULI's most popular programs. This 2-day program in Washington, DC will cover all the content from ULI's popular…

September 17, 2019 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 145B Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 17

The Basic Real Estate Development Process

Join ULI for this special Monday-Tuesday Pre-Fall Meeting Workshop.  Real estate development is a complex and multi-faceted process requiring the effective collaboration of multiple professionals. At the center of this process the developer is responsible…

September 17, 2019 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 145A Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 17

ULI Foundation Board of Directors

September 17, 2019 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 17

District Council Staff Meeting

September 17, 2019 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 17

Asia Pacific Forum: Innovative City-Building in Asia’s Mega Cities – What’s Next

Cities in the Asia Pacific are often seen as ideal test beds for rollout of innovative solutions because their lack of legacy infrastructure means they can absorb new ideas more quickly. In this multi-session forum…

September 17, 2019 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM Georgetown University (Downtown Campus), 640 Massachusetts Avenue Special Program
By Invitation Only
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 17

New Global Governing Trustees Orientation

September 17, 2019 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 17

Rose Center Celebration

September 17, 2019 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 17

Center for Sustainability Happy Hour

At this happy hour, ULI members and partners will celebrate progress to promote health, sustainability and resilience in buildings and communities. This event is invite-only. If you are interested in learning more, please email csep@uli.org…

September 17, 2019 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 17

District Council Staff Dinner

September 17, 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only

Wed, September 18

Sep 18

ULI Global Board of Directors

September 18, 2019 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 150A Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

Photography Exhibit – Greenland Glacial Melt & Building Resilience

Take a break from conference ennui to explore a photography exhibit from two renowned artists showcasing the beauty of Greenland's glaciers, the dramatic ice-melt across the globe, and the resulting weather disasters facing the resilience…

September 18, 2019 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 18

Coffee Connections

View event details and apply here: https://fall.uli.org/coffee-connections…

September 18, 2019 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

Washington Drama: Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Theaters Changed the Nation’s Capital

In 1971, the Kennedy Center began a revival of legitimate theater in Washington, D.C., setting the stage for the thriving live-performance scene the city enjoys today. This tour will focus on six theaters that played…

September 18, 2019 8:30 am – 1:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

Resilience Summit

The Resilience Summit at the ULI 2019 Fall Meeting is a full day event for real estate and land use leaders who are engaged in resilience and preparing for the impacts of climate change to learn more about…

September 18, 2019 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM District Winery, 385 Water St SE Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 18

Around the World: A Day of Cultural Exploration

As a global city and the political center of the United States, Washington, D.C., offers many opportunities to learn about other countries and cultures. On this exclusive tour, spend the day exploring some of the…

September 18, 2019 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

First-Ring Suburb, Urban Vibe: Experience the Continued Resurgence in Downtown Bethesda, Maryland

Situated seven miles from the nation’s capital, Bethesda is the most urban and mixed-use Maryland suburb of Washington. With the addition of the new Marriott headquarters building, and multiple other new and planned developments, Bethesda…

September 18, 2019 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

Washington, D.C.’s Sports Venues: Vital Economic Catalyst or Field of Schemes?

Washington, D.C.’s stadiums and arenas are destinations for Washingtonians to catch a game involving their favorite sports teams, but few think about the immense impact that these venues have had on the D.C. economy since…

September 18, 2019 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

Inside the Beltway: Talent Attracts the Country’s Most Wanted Company

National Landing is the newly defined interconnected and walkable neighborhood that encompasses Crystal City, the eastern portion of Pentagon City and the northern portion of Potomac Yard in Northern Virginia. Situated across the Potomac River…

September 18, 2019 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

Bethesda Row: A Vital Mixed-Use Community Asset Shaped by Decades of Public/Private Investment and Design Innovation

What was considered innovative planning influencing investment risk is now measured as economic and community development SUCCESS! The Bethesda Row District’s 30-year urban evolution provides countless benchmarks of integrated land development achievements. Join the District…

September 18, 2019 8:45 am – 2:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

The Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor: A Walking Tour of a Great Street

In 1979, the opening of a Metrorail route along the commercial corridor of an inner-ring suburb began the transformation of Arlington, Virginia’s Rosslyn-Ballston corridor. Forty years later, what remains to be done? Find out through…

September 18, 2019 8:45 am – 12:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

Beat the Streetcar Walking Tour: H Street’s Post Riots Revival

Anyone in Washington, D.C., will tell you H Street is one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in the city. This tour will showcase how the once-bustling retail corridor that was destroyed during the 1968 riots…

September 18, 2019 8:45 am – 12:45 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

Public/Private Partnerships In Action Forum

ULI’s Public/Private Partnerships in Action Forum will bring together a broad contingent of public and private sector decision makers for an in-depth conversation about what makes a successful partnership. The full-day program, facilitated by industry experts from ULI’s two PPP Product Councils, seeks to bring together leaders who are engaged in or preparing for such […]

September 18, 2019 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Urban Land Institute, 2001 L Street NW Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 18

Behind the Scenes at the National Building Museum

Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour at the National Building Museum, the nation’s premier museum dedicated to architecture and design. Discover the inspiring great hall, innovative exhibits, and award-winning gift shop and learn more about…

September 18, 2019 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

Expanding the Mixed-Use Paradigm: Incorporating Public Uses in New Projects

In D.C.’s dynamic West End neighborhood, new residential development incorporates a brand new D.C. public library and fire station where a stand-alone library and fire station once stood. The projects include housing and retail and…

September 18, 2019 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

The Yards and The Capitol Riverfront: D.C.’s Fastest Growing Neighborhood

Join several local commercial real estate operators and investors on a walking/bike tour of the recently revitalized Capitol Riverfront submarket of Southeast and Southwest D.C. Capitol Riverfront is a 500-acre neighborhood situated between I-395 and…

September 18, 2019 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

Tysons, an Edge City: A Transformation from Suburban to Urban

Witness firsthand the power of transit and public/private partnerships in transforming an aging auto-centric edge city into a set of vibrant, walkable mixed-use environments. Participants will take a walking tour of the new Capital One…

September 18, 2019 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

A New Waterfront Destination: National Harbor and the MGM Casino

The National Harbor project began in the late 1990s to develop an underused plot of land along 1.25 miles of the Potomac River into a must-see waterfront destination dedicated to the preservation and celebration of…

September 18, 2019 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

The Rebirth of the Kennedy Center and the Watergate

Born at the height of glorious design from the 1960s, the Kennedy Center and the Watergate have captured America’s cultural and political imagination for generations. In the past five years, the Kennedy Center and the…

September 18, 2019 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

The District Wharf: Bringing the City Back to the Water’s Edge

Long ignored, the D.C. waterfront has exploded, and the most recent addition is the District Wharf, the most talked-about project in the region. Blocks are short, streets narrow, and styles varied, The District Wharf, which…

September 18, 2019 9:15 am – 1:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

NMAAHC: “The Building Will Sing for All of Us”

African American history and culture figured heavily in the area now known as the National Mall. The museum’s symbolic location on the grounds of the Washington Monument is matched by the homage to the stories…

September 18, 2019 9:45 am – 2:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

How an Alley Became D.C.’s Premiere Dining Destination

Sophisticated. Adventurous. Renowned. These are just some of the words that describe D.C.’s robust restaurant scene. And no place is more representative of D.C.’s transformation into a culinary destination than Blagden Alley—an area just steps…

September 18, 2019 10:30 am – 2:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 18

ULI Americas Executive Committee

September 18, 2019 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 150B Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

ULI Key Leaders Real Estate Tour

September 18, 2019 11:15 AM – 1:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

Lunch & Conversation with WLI

September 18, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

District Council Chairs Lunch

September 18, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

ULI Global Governing Trustees Meeting

September 18, 2019 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 151AB Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

District Council Governance Chairs Meeting

September 18, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

Redeveloping Surplus Federal Properties

As part of the bipartisan Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act (2016), the Public Buildings Reform Board (PBRB) was established with the goal of identifying opportunities and efficiencies for the sale of surplus federal vacant and underused properties. It is estimated that nearly 30 percent of federally owned buildings are underused and cost taxpayers about […]

September 18, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 204ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 18

The Life and Times of an Emergency Manager: Detroit Revisited-Lessons Learned

Using the municipal bankruptcy of Detroit as a backdrop, Kevyn Orr will reflect on the meaning of thriving communities through the lens of positive land use policy, taxation policy, and municipal operations. He will provide insight into the breakdown of civic structures and role of constructive partnerships/conversations among the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. The […]

September 18, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 209ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 18

Networking Break

September 18, 2019 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 18

WLI-An Impact-Driven Initiative

How is the Women's Leadership Initiative raising the visibility and number of women in ULI and the industry? Join this informative and conversation-based session to find out…

September 18, 2019 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Leadership
Sep 18

Opening General Session: Drivers of Development in the D.C. Region: Amazon and Virginia Tech

Washington's already-strong economic performance is being supercharged by the decisions of two major employers to make substantial investments in the region. Amazon's HQ2 at National Landing is projected to bring 50,000 new jobs to the…

September 18, 2019 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D General Session
Open to All Attendees
Market Conditions – Economy Market Conditions – Market Trends Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive
Sep 18

WLI Content Before Cocktails

Join the Women's Leadership Initiative for programming featuring engaging women leaders followed by a networking reception. This event is sponsored by Gensler…

September 18, 2019 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Succotash, 915 F Street Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 18

Institutional Capital Providers Forum

September 18, 2019 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 142 Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

Opening Reception at The Wharf

Our opening reception will create a big splash where DC meets its water. Fine food and drink will be yours to enjoy while spending time at District Pier at The Wharf, Washington’s newest and most…

September 18, 2019 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 18

ULI Foundation Governors Reception

September 18, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Capitol View at 400, 400 N Capitol St NW Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

UrbanPlan Social

The Urban Land Institute cordially invites you to join us for an UrbanPlan Social on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in Washington, D.C. during the Fall Meeting…

September 18, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 18

ULI Hines Student Competition Mix and Mingle

Please RSVP for this event. This reception will highlight the ULI Student Urban Design and Development Competition, sponsored by Gerald D. Hines (uli.org/hines), and give graduate students an opportunity to meet other students from area universities and build interdisciplinary teams to participate in the competition. Former participants and jury members are welcome, as are ULI […]

September 18, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Please RSVP for location details, Washington, DC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 18

California Reception

Join your fellow Fall Meeting attendees from the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Orange County/InlandEmpire, San Diego/Tijuana, and Sacramento district councils for the first-ever California Reception at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in Washington DC. This reception will be the perfect chance to connect with colleagues and fellow ULImembers from around the Golden State […]

September 18, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Crimson Whiskey Bar, 627 H Street NW Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 18

ULI Global Governing Trustees and Leadership Dinner

September 18, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 18

Northeast Corridor Reception

Please join your fellow fall meeting attendees from the ULI Northeast Corridor (Boston, Westchester/Fairfield, New York, Northern New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington DC) for a special reception at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in…

September 18, 2019 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Baby Wale, 1124 9th St NW Networking
By Invitation Only
Separate Ticket Required

Thu, September 19

Sep 19

Terwilliger Center National Advisory Board

September 19, 2019 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

ULI Key Leaders Breakfast with José Andrés

September 19, 2019 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

District Council Treasurers Meeting

September 19, 2019 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 140B Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Greenprint Performance Committee Meeting

Greenprint leaders will be meeting to share their sustainability strategies and challenges in a closed-door meeting for Greenprint members. Any and all Greenprint members are welcome to attend the Performance Committee meeting. Greenprint Members Only…

September 19, 2019 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 158AB Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Coffee Connections

View event details and apply here: https://fall.uli.org/coffee-connections…

September 19, 2019 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Photography Exhibit – Greenland Glacial Melt & Building Resilience

Take a break from conference ennui to explore a photography exhibit from two renowned artists showcasing the beauty of Greenland's glaciers, the dramatic ice-melt across the globe, and the resulting weather disasters facing the resilience…

September 19, 2019 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

WLI Prologis Achievement Award Breakfast

This is a recognition breakfast for the 2019 WLI Prologis Achievement Award winners.  By invitation only…

September 19, 2019 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, Meeting Room 5 Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

YLG/NEXT Chairs Breakfast

September 19, 2019 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 144A Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Networking Break

September 19, 2019 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Chipping Away at the Housing Attainability Crisis

Over the past decade, the challenges middle-class American households face in finding rental and for-sale housing they can afford have increased dramatically. Recent work to address the problem tells us that no “silver bullet” solution exists. Rather, all parties involved in facilitating the delivery and preservation of housing diversity need to find ways to help […]

September 19, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 201 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Multifamily Market Conditions – Market Trends Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive
Sep 19

The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion: Concept, Practice, and Actionable Insights

This session will engage leaders in the real estate community in a discussion of diversity and inclusion and their impact on organizational culture and performance. The panel discussion will focus on the following topics: diversity's…

September 19, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Leadership
Sep 19

Making It Big: Real Estate’s Road to Riches

It is a universally acknowledged truth that there are only three paths to wealth: you can inherit it, marry it, or borrow it. If your name is Rockefeller or if you plan to marry one…

September 19, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207A Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

ULI’s Changing World Speaker Series: Migration Trends and Industry Impacts

Migration is not a new phenomenon, but in our current economic, environmental, and political climate, new groups of migrants are emerging-groups who have historically not been considered. What are some of these new migrant groups…

September 19, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Networking and Thought Leadership for District Council, Product Council, and Affinity Group Leaders

September 19, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 150B Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

In Conversation with 2019 ULI J.C. Nichols Prize Laureate Alejandro Aravena

The ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development honors an individual whose career demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of responsible development. The prize jury selected the 2019 laureate for his inspirational…

September 19, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 202AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Leadership Resilience Sustainable Development
Sep 19

Mobilizing the Private Sector for Public Good

The private sector can play a crucial role in building better places by leveraging its resources and influence to better the public interest. Learn how various cities have formed partnerships to draw on this sector…

September 19, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207B Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Public Sector – Public/Private Partnerships Responsible Property Investment
Sep 19

Housing First: ULI Member Innovations in Housing the Homeless

Increasing the availability of homes for people experiencing homelessness by engaging the private, for-profit real estate community…

September 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Public Sector – Public/Private Partnerships
Sep 19

Making Sustainability Work for Hotels and Resorts

As the real estate industry moves toward more efficient and environmentally friendly operations overall, opportunities for sustainability in hotels are often overlooked. However, some hotel owners and operators are using targeted sustainability initiatives to identify…

September 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sustainable Development
Sep 19

WLI Executive Committee Meeting

September 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 140B Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Advisory Services- Project Analysis Session #3

ULI's advisory services program is partnering with a sponsor (TBD) to host a Project Analysis Session. The event is a conversation between a sponsor and a panel of ULI members. Conference attendees are invited to…

September 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 147B Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Project Analysis Session- WLI

ULI's advisory services program is partnering with WLI to host a Project Analysis Session. The event is a conversation between a sponsor and a panel of ULI members. Conference attendees are invited to watch the…

September 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 147A Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

PAS- DMV Advisory Services Panels Lookback

Join Advisory Services for a lookback session on the outcomes of three of our DC region panels. More information to come…

September 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 144C Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

PAS- Gentrification Fishbowl

The Urban Land Institute Advisory Services Team welcomes you to a participate in a facilitated conversation on gentrification and displacement. Unlike the typical frontal panel experience, this session offers the chance for attendees to select…

September 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Networking Break

September 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Reinventing Social Nodes in the City

The social infrastructure of cities is evolving as traditional social nodes have moved online. Typologies such as bank cafés, urban libraries, urban markets, and urban boutique hotels offer renewed and socially vibrant opportunities for creating dynamic zones of social activity, driving well-balanced placemaking, and channeling economic dividends for development. This presentation will explore new ways […]

September 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207A Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Market Conditions – Market Trends Placemaking
Sep 19

ULI’s Changing World Speaker Series: Just Food-Mitigating Inequalities

Access to clean, healthy, and nutritious food is easy to take for granted. For many, it is a right, but for others, it is a source of injustice. Can food be a force to help…

September 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Food and Real Estate
Sep 19

Constructive Economic Development-The Intersection of Higher Education, Workforce Development, and Job Growth/Economic Development

This panel will discuss how we stimulate economic development associated with business growth and relocation in cities and communities through workforce development and higher education. It will specifically explore the role that education, university, and…

September 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 209ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive
Sep 19

Greenprint Innovation Roundtable

Join the Greenprint Center for Building Performance for a presentation with three Greenprint Innovation Partners, highlighting next-generation building technologies that Greenprint members are leveraging to enhance sustainability across their portfolios. Open to all.

September 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 145B Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

How Data Is Transforming Commercial Real Estate

If “data is the new oil,” then commercial real estate is sitting on a largely untapped resource. Buildings produce a wealth of data-ranging from the HVAC system, to the purchases made at on-site retail. But it’s not just operational data; there are also the institutional data that go into making a transaction, capital improvement project, […]

September 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 206 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance – Asset/Portfolio Management Market Conditions – Market Trends Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive
Sep 19

The City in 2100: A View from the Mayor’s Office

What will our cities look like in the next century, and how are mayors driving cities there? Hear from three mayors about leading trends in their cities related to urban development, mobility, sustainability, housing affordability…

September 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Public Sector – Public Officials Resilience Sustainable Development Urban and Regional Planning
Sep 19

The First Opportunity Zone Projects: From Regulations to Reality

While the federal Opportunity Zone Program has been much discussed, this panel will focus on the actual experience of the first projects to go into construction, chosen from across the United States. The panelists are…

September 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 202AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Finance – Capital Markets Regulations and Zoning Revitalization/Redevelopment – Central City
Sep 19

ULI Audit Committee

September 19, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 303 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Press Lunch

September 19, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 143A Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Large Landowners Forum

September 19, 2019 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 143A Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Networking Lunch

September 19, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Center for Sustainability Open House

Have you heard about the ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance's work but are not sure how to get involved  Want to learn more about our research, reports, and programs  Use your lunch break…

September 19, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Salon F Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

District Council Task Forces for Health and Equity

Selected ULI District Councils are convening special task forces to identify policy and regulatory barriers to healthier and more equitable places and provide recommendations for local policy shifts and reforms. At this gathering, participating task…

September 19, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 159AB Special Program
By Invitation Only
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 19

District Councils Best Practices Over Lunch: TAPs, Sponsorship, Membership, & Local Product Councils

September 19, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Grand Hyatt Washington, Tiber Creek AB Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Real Estate Research Forum

September 19, 2019 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 143C Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

ULI Foundation Lunch

September 19, 2019 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

WLI Steering Committee Meeting

This meeting is open to all ULI members interested in connecting with WLI. The agenda will include time for District Council WLI chairs and other representatives to share updates and innovative local programming, and to…

September 19, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 146B Committee Meeting
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Americas Young Leader/NEXT Executive Committee Meeting

September 19, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 141 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2020

September 19, 2019 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D General Session
Open to All Attendees
Emerging Trends – Programs and Publications Finance – Capital Markets Market Conditions – Economy Market Conditions – Market Trends
Sep 19

Advisory Services- Project Analysis Session #1

September 19, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 147A Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Advisory Services- Project Analysis Session- Addison

September 19, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 147B Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Advisory Services- Project Analysis Session #2

September 19, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 146C Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

PAS- DC Housing Advisory Services Panel

Please join Advisory Services for an analysis of our July Washington DC panel addressing housing in the far NorthWest neighborhoods…

September 19, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 144C Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

How Buildings Can Achieve D.C.’s New Aggressive Sustainability Goals AND Create Real Estate Value in D.C.

This year, Washington, D.C., approved some of the most ambitious sustainability goals in the United States. A plan to reduce energy consumption by 50 percent and switch to 100 percent renewable energy by 2032 will…

September 19, 2019 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Finance Public Sector – Public/Private Partnerships Regulations and Zoning Sustainable Development
Sep 19

Networking Break

September 19, 2019 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Americas Young Leader/NEXT Steering Committee Meeting

September 19, 2019 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 150B Committee Meeting
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Coastal Forum

Join the Coastal Forum for PechaKucha style presentations on best practices and trends in coastal development. Each presentation will be limited to 6 minutes and visually stimulating. After presentations are done, there will be time…

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 145A Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Shark Tank

Shark Tank brings together real money and real deals with a celebrity panel of “sharks” to vet the deals and offer the audience a look behind the closed doors of an investment committee. The session will feature three investment proposals presented to a panel of investment professionals by real estate entrepreneurs who are seeking capital. […]

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 202AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance Finance – Capital Markets
Sep 19

WLI View from the Top

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 204ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Entertainment Is the New Black

Everyone involved in urban, town center or city center redevelopment, mixed-use, retail center, themed entertainment, resorts, hospitality, and/or residential communities now must incorporate entertainment elements into their new and redeveloping projects. Entertainment is the key…

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Land Use Type/Sector – Retail Market Conditions – Demographics Revitalization/Redevelopment – Central City
Sep 19

FRAN & Ollie-AuthenTECH Connections in the Smart City

As tech transforms the built environment, an everyday human instinct is evolving with it: the art of gathering. To combat the woes of sterile tech-infused environments, new platforms are starting to rely on crafted, authentic…

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Infrastructure – Transportation and Transit Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive Placemaking
Sep 19

The Story of Washington’s Waterfront Transformation

Like many American cities, Washington, D.C., turned its back on its waterfront for decades, depriving a city bisected by two rivers of active engagement with a valuable resource. Conceived over two decades ago, Washington crafted…

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 206 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Land Use Type/Sector – Waterfront Public Sector – Public/Private Partnerships
Sep 19

ULI Past Global Chairs Meeting

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

ULI’s Changing World Speaker Series: Trust in Today’s Economies

New economies have experienced gradual yet steady growth over the past decade. Whereas traditional markets operate using money, the sharing and reputation economies operate using social currency via a trust-based system of exchange in which…

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

UrbanPlan Lightning Round

Curious about UrbanPlan? Join us on Thursday as UrbanPlan aficionados demonstrate the program’s fundamentals in an interactive lightning round. From the creation of a vision statement and site plan, to the heat of the facilitation and city council presentation, there is no better way to get introduced to this exciting program.

September 19, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Urban and Regional Planning
Sep 19

District Council Chairs for Mission Advancement Meeting

September 19, 2019 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 144A Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Leveraging ULI’s Home Affordability Index to Educate and Advocate

ULI's new home affordability index will help the development community highlight local housing affordability challenges and encourage jurisdictions to make residential development a priority…

September 19, 2019 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Multifamily Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Single-Family
Sep 19

Networking Break

September 19, 2019 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Capital Market Roundtable Discussions – Allen Matkins

September 19, 2019 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Product Council Chairs Meeting and Cocktail Reception

September 19, 2019 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 140A Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

District Council Chairs Meeting

September 19, 2019 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

Deal or No Deal: Multifamily Housing and Short-Term Rental Platforms and Regulations

Short-term rental housing platforms like Airbnb are disrupting both the multifamily and hospitality sectors. Since the launch of Airbnb in 2008, more than 5 million "hosts" have joined, helping the company rake in a jaw-dropping…

September 19, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Multifamily Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive Regulations and Zoning
Sep 19

The Lifecycle of Retail-How D.C.’s Retail Districts Are Evolving in Real Time

Retail has long held an important role in placemaking and the urban experience, defining neighborhood identity and perception for both its citizens and visitors. D.C. has cultivated a wide variety of urban retail districts, and micro markets within those areas, that are now integral to the real estate opportunity for other land uses in their […]

September 19, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 209ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Food and Real Estate Land Use Type/Sector – Mixed Use and Multi-Use Land Use Type/Sector – Retail Placemaking
Sep 19

Future of Work: Creating a Great Experience to Optimize Performance

The workplace serves as a vital part of our daily lives and a major occupier of the built environment. With a rapidly changing business climate, organizations today recognize that talent competition, emerging technologies, and the…

September 19, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207A Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Land Use Type/Sector – Office Market Conditions – Market Trends Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive
Sep 19

Building a Multimodal Future: A ULI Playbook to Increase Density and Reduce Parking with TDM

How can planning land uses and transportation together with transportation demand management (TDM) policies allow you to increase density and reduce parking, all while creating safer, more walkable environments? "Building a Multimodal Future: Connecting Real…

September 19, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 206 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Land Use Type/Sector – Mixed Use and Multi-Use Regulations and Zoning Transit-Oriented Development Urban and Regional Planning
Sep 19

Global Awards for Excellence Winners Share Their Stories

Winners of the 2019 ULI Global Awards for Excellence share best practices from their winning development projects…

September 19, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Development Projects – Large Scale
Sep 19

$25 Million or Less: Small Deals, Big Impact.

In this session drawn from ULI’s Deal Profiles, learn from three ULI-member developers, investors, and lenders who overcame the challenges of bringing together financing for small but high-impact developments. Attendees will learn how innovative tools have financed the creation of thriving places that implement core ULI principles like affordability, sustainability, and placemaking, particularly in smaller […]

September 19, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 204ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Special Program
Finance Placemaking Sustainable Development
Sep 19

Cupcakes & Climate Change: Celebrate ULI Greenprint’s 10 Year Anniversary

Cheers to ULI's Greenprint Center as it celebrates its 10 year anniversary  Come grab a cupcake and chat about climate mitigation with us before heading off to your own evening activities.   The ULI Greenprint…

September 19, 2019 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Level 2 Hallway Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 19

Scene and Be Seen: A Walking Tour of 14th Street, D.C.’s Hottest Neighborhood

Named one of the APA’s “Great Places in America,” 14th Street is the ultimate urban renaissance. The neighborhood’s 100-plus bars and restaurants, 430,000 square feet of high-end retail, and over 2,300 luxury residential units have…

September 19, 2019 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 19

Battle of the Boutiques: An Evening Enjoying D.C.’s Two Hippest Hotels

Come see why D.C. locals are filling the bars and restaurants of the two hottest spots for visitors to spend the night in town. High design, bustling lobbies, top chefs, best-in-class bar programs, jaw-dropping roof…

September 19, 2019 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 19

Council Dinners

September 19, 2019 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 19

WLI Speakeasy: An Evening of Curated Conversations

The women of ULI Washington have created a one-of-a-kind experience to engage in meaningful dialogue around issues that women face today. As a nod to the historic speakeasy, the night will include curated conversation intended…

September 19, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 19

Young Leaders Group Reception

All are invited to register for the Young Leaders Group Reception at the Fall Meeting. The reception will be held in the historic atrium of The Homer Building, featuring an open bar and hors d…

September 19, 2019 9:00 PM – 12:00 am The Homer Building, 601 13th St NW Networking
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required

Fri, September 20

Sep 20

Council Day

September 20, 2019 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 20

Networking Break

September 20, 2019 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 20

Photography Exhibit – Greenland Glacial Melt & Building Resilience

Take a break from conference ennui to explore a photography exhibit from two renowned artists showcasing the beauty of Greenland's glaciers, the dramatic ice-melt across the globe, and the resulting weather disasters facing the resilience…

September 20, 2019 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Sep 20

ULI Global and Regional Chairs/C-Suite

September 20, 2019 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 303 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Sep 20

Coffee Connections

View event details and apply here: https://fall.uli.org/coffee-connections…

September 20, 2019 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Networking
By Invitation Only
Sep 20

The Power of Wood: The Future Is Mass Timber

Imagine a world where our buildings are healing the environment while providing beautiful design solutions. According to the United Nations, by the year 2050, our planet’s population will rise by more than a quarter and nearly 70 percent will live in urban settings. Our cities are growing, but so is our environmental impact-a staggering one-third […]

September 20, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207B Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Regulations and Zoning Sustainable Development
Sep 20

High-IQ Workspaces: How Intelligent-Building Technologies Can Enhance Workplace Outcomes

What are the occupiers of the future looking for when it comes to smart buildings? What technology is available, and how is it being deployed to drive greater productivity and fulfillment within the workforce? This session will explore the tech advances that leading occupiers have brought into their spaces, in partnership with building owners. It […]

September 20, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 209ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 20

Innovations in Affordable Housing: Sharing Global Best Practice to Improve Delivery and Management

Housing affordability is a pressing problem in many cities, leading to displacement, homelessness, and adverse effects on city competitiveness and economic performance. While many cities are setting targets and developing strategies to create more affordable…

September 20, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance Regulations and Zoning
Sep 20

The Clash of Responsible Economic Development and Gentrification in Gateway Cities

Welcome to the fishbowl! You are invited to join a facilitated conversation with industry and advocacy experts about two forces at work in gateway cities around the world; the natural tension that exists between the need for cities to encourage economic and housing development and the gentrification, displacement, and community backlash that often results from […]

September 20, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 201 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Responsible Property Investment Revitalization/Redevelopment – Central City Revitalization/Redevelopment – Suburbs
Sep 20

An Undervalued Asset: Revealing the Role of Retail in Mixed-Use Environments

Architects, owners, and developers frequently overlook the role of retail as an anchor in mixed-use environments. A thoughtfully designed retail, restaurant, and entertainment space can catalyze the success of mixed-use environments by establishing destinations, serving…

September 20, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 204ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Food and Real Estate Land Use Type/Sector – Mixed Use and Multi-Use Land Use Type/Sector – Retail
Sep 20

P3 for Climate: The Real Estate Sector and Cities Collaborating to Address Climate Change

Cities across the United States continue to make new commitments to global climate mitigation-240 municipalities have signed on to the "We Are Still In" campaign and more than 50 cities now have set 100 percent…

September 20, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 202AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Public Sector – Public Officials Public Sector – Public/Private Partnerships Regulations and Zoning Resilience Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Beating the Heat-How Developers and Cities Are Mitigating Heat Island Impacts

Soaring temperatures and dangerous heatwaves have become the uncomfortable reality in communities across the United States, due to climate change and patterns of urban development. This new research from the Institute's Urban Resilience program explores…

September 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Resilience Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Networking Break

September 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 20

Meeting the Unique Housing and Equity Needs of Neuro-Diverse Populations

New, market-oriented strategies for meeting the needs of neuro-diverse residents (e.g., individuals on the autism spectrum, with Down syndrome, and so on) in independent, noninstitutional housing…

September 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Multifamily Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Single-Family
Sep 20

Remembrance Design: Culture and History as Catalysts for Urban Regeneration

In our work in cities across North America, we find pervasive patterns of 20th-century planning policies, zoning regulations, urban renewal, and highway construction that have frequently disrupted and displaced disproportionately underserved and low-income communities. Each…

September 20, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207B Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Infrastructure – Transportation and Transit Placemaking Regulations and Zoning Urban and Regional Planning
Sep 20

The Huge Potential in Industrial Spaces for Sustainability, Social Equity, and Workforce Development

With increasing consumer demands and the desire for faster shipping times, industrial spaces are critical components of any supply chain. But how sustainable and profitable is the industrial market and where is the opportunity for…

September 20, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 206 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Land Use Type/Sector – Industrial Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Learning in Real Time: Experts Share Their Forecasts for Real Estate in ’19, ’20, and ’21

The ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast is a semiannual survey of leading industry experts taking place in September. According to their forecasts of a broad spectrum of metrics, what do the next three years hold for the economy and real estate? How have the forecasts changed from six months earlier? Where do the experts agree […]

September 20, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance – Capital Markets Market Conditions – Economy Market Conditions – Market Trends
Sep 20

Urban Innovators and Smart Cities

Large American cities drive 85 percent of our gross domestic product (GDP) growth, and this is expected to continue. How can cities use data and technology to improve the lives of citizens, increase efficiencies, and enhance economic development? What are the trade-offs in regard to privacy and surveillance? How will this affect how we think […]

September 20, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207A Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive
Sep 20

Innovative Property Financing Tools and Methods

As the real estate capital markets evolve, several interesting trends have emerged: 1. C-PACE financing has evolved to extend the repayment of clean-energy improvements and upgrades. CleanFund, the leading provider of C-PACE financing, will discuss…

September 20, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 204ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance Finance – Capital Markets Resilience Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Networking Lunch

September 20, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 20

Adapting Real Estate and Unlocking Value by Designing Human Experience

There often is a gap between physical space and the human experience. Technology has afforded us the convenience of ordering coffee, booking meetings, and conducting business and personal relationships online. However, we are still social…

September 20, 2019 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207B Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive Placemaking
Sep 20

Designing for Micro-Mobility: Beyond Bike Lanes

The explosive growth of shared bikes, e-bikes, and e-scooters across North American cities has demonstrated the demand for micro-mobility transportation options. But their use has highlighted the lack of appropriate infrastructure. This panel will explore…

September 20, 2019 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207A Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Infrastructure – Transportation and Transit
Sep 20

Adaptive Reuse and Future Proofing in Urban Development: Understanding Trends, Drivers, and Impacts

Amid broad and increasing disruptions in how we use and value space-as well as continued reinvestment in built urban markets-adaptive strategies are becoming defining facets of public and private development. From adaptive reuse of existing industrial structures to support of creative enterprise, to the transformation of former retail malls into recreational centers, or greenways forged […]

September 20, 2019 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 206 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Land Use Type/Sector – Industrial Land Use Type/Sector – Retail Public Sector – Public/Private Partnerships Urban and Regional Planning
Sep 20

Seizing Opportunity: What’s Next for Opportunity Zones?

The 2017 tax reform package authorized the designation of Opportunity Zones and the creation of Qualified Opportunity Funds. This program is intended to stabilize and revitalize distressed neighborhoods and surrounding communities and allows individual and…

September 20, 2019 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 202AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Finance Regulations and Zoning Revitalization/Redevelopment – Infill
Sep 20

View from the Asia Pacific Region: Finding Value in the Shifting Tides of Geopolitics, Demographics, and User Demand

As regional markets across the Asia Pacific region continue to adjust to a range of new influences, how can investors profit from the changing dynamic? Have trade conflicts made China a no-go or do they open doors to opportunity? What are the implications for capital flows to and from the region? And how are changing […]

September 20, 2019 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 204ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance – Capital Markets Market Conditions – Demographics Market Conditions – Economy
Sep 20

Networking Break

September 20, 2019 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 20

Taking Advantage of Real Estate Transactions to Embed Sustainability in (and Add Value to) the Deal

Real estate transactions present a significant opportunity to create value through investments in energy efficiency and building resilience. At every phase of a real estate transaction, an opportunity exists to leverage sustainability to reduce long-term…

September 20, 2019 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Finance – Asset/Portfolio Management Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Smart Buildings 101

Smart buildings will create a scalable foundation for creating the elusive smart city, building by building, from the group up. But what is a smart building? And how do the in-building communications work? What does…

September 20, 2019 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Multifamily Land Use Type/Sector – Office Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Future Proofing the Suburbs: Lessons Learned from Three Smart Suburbs

Managing the adoption and integration of new and emerging mobility innovations to achieve a successful new transportation paradigm is the defining issue of our time. Lots of great work on how cities should manage the…

September 20, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 202AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Infrastructure – Transportation and Transit Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive Revitalization/Redevelopment – Suburbs Urban and Regional Planning
Sep 20

The Future of Real Estate Technology: How to Use What You Know and Stay Ahead of the Flow

Recent rapid changes can intimidate those in real estate who historically hold a longer-term perspective linked to the time to develop a new building or five-, 10-, or 15-year office leases. The balance of these long-term assets with changing consumer expectations has increased with disruptions coming from startups, ideas, and capital from outside traditional real […]

September 20, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 206 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance – Asset/Portfolio Management Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive
Sep 20

Pop-Up District: A Guide to Returning the Public Realm to the Public

In recent years, the rise of pop-ups, tactical urbanism, and creative placemaking has taken center stage in cities across the world. D.C.’s Office of Planning recently published the “District of Columbia Public Space Activation & Stewardship Guide,” one of the first of its kind in the United States, which serves as a public resource to […]

September 20, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 207A Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Arts and Culture Placemaking Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Experience and Investment Strategies in Mexico

A group of leading real estate investment firms and developers based in the United States and Canada have invested billions of dollars in Mexico, including the development and acquisition of office, hotel, retail, industrial, multifamily…

September 20, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 204ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Finance – Asset/Portfolio Management Responsible Property Investment Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Reducing Conflicts through Collaborative Land Use Easements (CLUEs)

As land for new housing becomes scarce, developers and local governments seek to expand the housing envelope by pushing closer to existing industrial, mining, rail, and other nonresidential uses. This results in major battles over…

September 20, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Multifamily Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Single-Family Land Use Type/Sector – Industrial Regulations and Zoning Revitalization/Redevelopment – Suburbs
Sep 20

The Value of Social Equity and Health in Real Estate: Numbers and Examples from the Market

Real estate leaders are increasingly focusing on health and social equity considerations. How and why are market innovators prioritizing social equity and health in their corporate strategies, portfolios, and projects? This panel will explore how…

September 20, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Finance – Asset/Portfolio Management Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Thought Leadership for ULI Foundation Governors Developers, Sustainers, and Benefactors

September 20, 2019 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 156 Special Program
By Invitation Only
Sep 20

Innovations in Parks and Open Spaces

Parks have numerous benefits for individuals and communities. Across the United States, efforts are underway to ensure that everyone has access to the restorative power of high-quality parks through large- and small-scale transformations that benefit local residents, economies, and the environment. Creative partnerships and new ideas for existing spaces are essential components of these efforts. […]

September 20, 2019 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Open Space Public Sector – Public/Private Partnerships
Sep 20

Zero-Energy Districts: The Future of High-Performance Developments

Technology advancements, cost reductions, and growing market demand have helped individual buildings reach higher energy and sustainability targets than ever before. So what's next? Collective multibuilding impact. Identifying and optimizing energy opportunities at the district…

September 20, 2019 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center Special Program
Open to All Attendees
Finance Land Use Type/Sector – Housing – Multifamily Land Use Type/Sector – Office Market Conditions – Technology, New/Disruptive Public Sector – Public/Private Partnerships Sustainable Development
Sep 20

Networking Break

September 20, 2019 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Walkways & Salon ABC Networking
Open to All Attendees
Sep 20

Closing General Session: Nikki R. Haley

September 20, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D General Session
Open to All Attendees
Leadership
Sep 20

Friday Night Networking at La Cosecha at Union Market

LA COSECHA MERCADO . ARTE . CULTURA   La Cosecha is the first of its kind, contemporary marketplace celebrating centuries of Latin American heritage. Created by EDENS as a culinary embassy, La Cosecha is designed for community and…

September 20, 2019 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm La Cosecha, 1270 4th St NE Networking
Open to All Attendees

Sat, September 21

Sep 21

A Rare Opportunity: Glenstone Museum

Glenstone, a museum of modern and contemporary art, is integrated into gently rolling pasture and unspoiled woodland of Montgomery County, Maryland, less than 15 miles from the heart of Washington, D.C. The museum opened in…

September 21, 2019 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 21

Paddle the Potomac River through the Eyes of George Washington

Experience a different side of Washington by paddling the Potomac River to the only remaining active historic “skirting” canal built by George Washington’s Patowmack Company to bypass Seneca Falls. The canal has some playful water…

September 21, 2019 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 21

The Districts inside the District: Union Market and the NoMa Neighborhood

Just steps from Union Station, 36 blocks of Northeast D.C. continue to evolve with an eye on the future but rooted in the past. Come experience an evolving mixed-use neighborhood called NoMa (North of Massachusetts…

September 21, 2019 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 21

New Fruit Meets Old Steel: Apple Store and the D.C. History Center co-locate in the historic Carnegie Library

More than just an Apple Store, the new Global Flagship returns the city’s first public library to its former glory. After decades of use, the library became overcrowded and moved to a new home, and…

September 21, 2019 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 21

Experience Waterfront Invigoration in the D.C. Region

The Potomac and Anacostia rivers are being rediscovered and redeveloped. This boat tour will span National Harbor, a mixed-use development that includes the MGM Casino and Hotel in Maryland; Washington Harbor, a housing, office, and…

September 21, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours
Sep 21

The Grand Sites of Washington and the Most Current Neighborhood Developments—by Bike

This bike tour will start at the Convention Center and head to the National Mall, looping around the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial and continuing out to Hains Point. From there, participants will visit the…

September 21, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center Tours
Sep 21

Bike D.C.: From Historic Georgetown to New Developments in Bethesda, with Exploration of the Capital Crescent Trail and the Hidden Gem of Rock Creek Park

This bike tour will start at the Convention Center, wind through Georgetown, then join the Capital Crescent Trail to Bethesda. In Bethesda, we will ride through town, stopping to discuss projects, including Bethesda Row, the…

September 21, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L St South Lobby Tours