Conference Schedule

Sun, October 7

Oct 7

Basic Real Estate Development Process

To register for this 2-day program, please click here…

Sunday, October 7, 2018 08:30 AM – 5:00 PM BCEC,152 Special Programming
Separate Ticket Required

Monday: October 8

Oct 8

Creating Community through Master Planning

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The desire for walkable places is not just an urban phenomenon, but one shared by suburban and rural residents as well. Join a tour of Union Point, a planned community envisioned as a beautiful and…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:00 AM – 4:30 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Randall Lewis/Building Healthy Places Interest Forum

The Randall Lewis/Building Healthy Places Interest Forum brings together leaders in health, wellness, and real estate who are passionate about health to learn and network. The forum is organized by the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:00 AM – 4:00 PM Convene, 201 Washington St. Special Programming
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Complimentary Headshots and Personal Interactive Demonstrations

We invite members attending the Fall Meeting to stop by the member engagement area in the Convention Center on the first floor of the East Lobby and have a new, complimentary headshot taken. While there…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:00 AM – 5:00 PM BCEC, East Lobby Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 8

Innovative Design Solutions in Boston’s Most Historic Neighborhoods

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Tour Boston’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods to see some of the most innovative new communities in the area. The developers, architects, and other design team members will talk about the challenges, opportunities, public and…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:30 AM – 1:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

The Most Innovative Square Mile on Earth: Kendall Square

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A former industrial area once slated to be the home of NASA’s mission control center, Kendall Square is home to MIT and some of the most innovative life sciences and tech firms in the world…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:30 AM – 4:30 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Basic Real Estate Development Process

To register for this 2-day program, please click here…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:30 AM – 5:00 PM BCEC, 152 Special Programming
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Up the Line: A Tour of Innovation along Route 128

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Seen as the dividing line between Boston’s inner and outer suburbs, Route 128 has been a center of innovation and technology since the 1950s. Starting at University Station, a vibrant TOD mixed-use development with access…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:30 AM – 4:30 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

From Seaport to Innovation District

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Built by filling Boston Harbor in the late 1800s, the South Boston Seaport served as a shipping center and rail yard for many years. Through the early 2000s, the area was home to many low-cost…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:45 AM – 3:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

The Evolution of Downtown Boston after the Big Dig

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Dating back to the original settlement of the Shawmut Peninsula in the 1630s, downtown and later the Back Bay have always been among the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The Central Artery Project, aka “the Big…

Monday, October 8, 2018 08:45 AM – 3:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

From the Common to the Zoo: A Day in the Boston Public Garden, the Boston Common, and Boston’s Emerald Necklace

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We’ll tour the paths of the venerable Boston Common, go for a ride on Boston’s famous swan boats, and explore the beautiful Boston Public Garden. After lunch, we’ll wind our way along Frederick Law Olmsted’s…

Monday, October 8, 2018 09:00 AM – 5:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

UrbanPlan for Public Officials Workshop

Register here This workshop introduces 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. Intended for elected and appointed officials and local government…

Monday, October 8, 2018 09:00 AM – 4:30 PM One Financial Center, Floor 18 Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 8

Back to the Future: Walking through Boston’s Past, Imagining Its Future

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Tour the legendary places of Boston’s 400-year history. Walk through the narrow streets of Beacon Hill, the country’s first planned neighborhood, and stroll the ancient paths of Boston Common, the oldest park in North America…

Monday, October 8, 2018 09:00 AM – 12:30 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Coastal Forum

Interested in meeting other members active in coastal development and real estate?  The Coastal Forum is a member-initiated project to bring together leaders in real estate, land use, and climate resilience to share best practices…

Monday, October 8, 2018 09:00 AM – 4:30 PM Special Programming
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Planned to a “T”: A Tour of Urban and Suburban Transformation on the Orange Line

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Connected to Boston via the Orange Line of the MBTA (the “T”), developments in Somerville, Medford, and Malden have increased employment and residential opportunities for residents in the city’s close-in northern suburbs. Beginning at North…

Monday, October 8, 2018 09:00 AM – 5:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Southie on the Rise: Growth and Expansion of Boston’s Most Popular Neighborhoods

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South Boston or “Southie” is one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods for families and young professionals. Beginning in the South Boston Seaport, where the neighborhood has seen tremendous growth and expansion, you will then…

Monday, October 8, 2018 09:30 AM – 3:30 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Eastside Story: A Tale of Development and Advantageous Location

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Northeast of Boston Harbor, this area has been the arrival point for generations of immigrants to Greater Boston, infusing the neighborhoods with an Old World charm and diversity that still characterize it today. The MBTA…

Monday, October 8, 2018 09:45 AM – 4:30 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Tipping the Balance: Allston/Brighton to Harvard

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Large-scale, transit-oriented development (TOD) and institutional development are changing Allston/Brighton from a residential area home to families and college students to a vibrant commercial mixed-use neighborhood. New Balance’s new world headquarters includes office, residential, and…

Monday, October 8, 2018 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

The Fenway & Longwood Medical Area: Combining the Power of Eds, Meds & Lifestyle

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Famous for being home to the oldest ballpark in America, the Fenway neighborhood has completely transformed in the last ten years. Much more than a game-day destination, it’s a stunning illustration of how to achieve a unique…

Monday, October 8, 2018 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

ULIF – Leadership Workshop – Endowment Campaign

Monday, October 8, 2018 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM The Westin Boston Waterfront, Harbor Ballroom I , II and III (Conference level) Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 8

A Change of Perspective: Boston from the Harbor

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View Boston’s waterfront from the harbor. See the expansion of the Seaport and the residential development in East Boston while also learning about the Harbor Islands, climate resilience, and Boston’s development patterns before and after…

Monday, October 8, 2018 11:45 AM – 4:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Tapping into Boston’s Maker Economy

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Beer has been part of Boston’s identity since the city’s founding. Explore why Night Shift Brewing, Democracy Brewery and Harpoon Brewery have decided to locate and grow their business in the heart of Boston. Through…

Monday, October 8, 2018 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

Work Life Reimagined: The Boston Version

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A confluence of factors affecting the live/work environment has resulted in the creation and flourishing of the co-work environment. This tour will immerse you in a number of Boston co-work spaces, from global co-work company…

Monday, October 8, 2018 01:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

A Game of Strategy: How Public Investments Spurred Revitalization

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Jamaica Plain’s Jackson Square is part of Boston’s newly designated Latin Quarter and an evolving area in the neighborhood. Mixed-income housing as well as public and private investment have been crucial for both Jackson Square…

Monday, October 8, 2018 01:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

JC Nichols Award Management Committee Meeting

Monday, October 8, 2018 02:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 256 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 8

Key Leaders Private VIP Walking Tour: How the Boston of Yesterday Is Shaping the Boston of Tomorrow

All Key Leaders. Transportation provided from the Boston Convention & Exposition Center. Bus Departs from BCEC East Side, Level 1, 3rd Bus Cutout. For more than 200 years, Boston has been reinventing itself to accommodate a growing population…

Monday, October 8, 2018 02:30 PM – 5:00 PM Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 8

District Council Leadership and Staff Meeting

Monday, October 8, 2018 03:00 PM – 5:00 PM BCEC, 205 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 8

Health Leaders Network Pre-Forum Convening

Monday, October 8, 2018 05:00 PM – 7:00 PM Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 8

ULI Welcome Reception

Monday, October 8, 2018 05:30 PM – 7:00 PM The Lawn on D Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 8

ULI Colorado & HDR Fall Meeting Reception: The Mobility Revolution and its Effect on Urban Development in Boston and Denver

For more information, and to register for this event, please click here…

Monday, October 8, 2018 06:30 PM – 8:30 PM HDR Offices, 99 High St., #2300 Networking
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 8

District Council Leadership Dinner

Monday, October 8, 2018 07:30 PM – 9:30 PM The Westin Boston Waterfront, Harbor Ballroom Networking
By Invitation Only

Tue, October 9

Oct 9

YLG Fun Run

Come network and exercise with other ULI athletes on a scenic run through beautiful Boston. There will be three flights of runners, so all skill levels and speeds are welcome. Registration required, free event: https://boston.uli.org/event/ylg-fall-meeting-fun-run/    …

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 06:30 AM – 7:45 AM Dewey Square, Corner of Summer St. & Atlantic Ave. Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Terwilliger Center Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 07:00 AM – 9:30 AM BCEC, 256 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

ULI Global Board of Directors

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 07:30 AM – 11:30 AM The Westin Boston Waterfront, Harbor Ballroom I (Conference level) Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

New Member Workshop

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 07:30 AM – 9:00 AM BCEC, Northeast Lobby, Level 1 Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Large Land Owners Forum

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 08:00 AM – 2:00 PM Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Real Estate End Users Forum

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 08:00 AM – 3:00 PM Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

ULI Health Leaders Network Introductory Forum

The ULI Health Leaders Network empowers real estate and land use professionals with the skills, knowledge, and networks to improve health outcomes in their professional practice and communities. The second cohort of Health Leaders will…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 08:00 AM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 257A Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

WLI/Prologis Scholarship Program Breakfast

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 08:00 AM – 9:30 AM Boston Westin Waterfront, Douglass Room Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Coffee Connections

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 08:00 AM – 12:30 PM BCEC, East Lobby Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Complimentary Headshots and Personal Interactive Demonstrations

We invite members attending the Fall Meeting to stop by the member engagement area in the Convention Center on the first floor of the East Lobby and have a new, complimentary headshot taken. While there…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 08:00 AM – 6:30 PM BCEC, East Lobby Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Opening General Session: Theaster Gates, Director of Arts and Public Life, The University of Chicago

Theaster Gates creates work that focuses on space theory and land development. Drawing on his interest and training in urban planning and preservation, Gates redeems spaces that have been left behind…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM BCEC, Ballroom, Level 3 General Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Americas Young Leader/NEXT Executive Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:30 AM BCEC, 209 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

CMA Network Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 259A Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Stacking Up: Modular Development in Boston

The Graphic is currently the largest modular project in the City of Boston. The Architect and Contractor will discuss the design and construction process, perceptions of modular product, and pros and cons of off-site fabrication…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Networking Break

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Urbanization and Real Estate in Asia

Presented PechaKucha-style—in which presenters outline their ideas against a backdrop of 20 different images advancing automatically every 20 seconds—this high-energy session will showcase urban innovation, investment opportunities, and case studies from around the Asia Pacific…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

District Council Treasurers Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 256 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Key Leaders Meet and Greet with Theaster Gates

All Key Leaders. Join us for a meet and greet with Theaster Gates, Director of Arts and Public Life, The University of Chicago…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM BCEC, Key Leaders Lounge, Level 2 Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Human Experience and the 2025 Dream Team

The pace of change has never been this fast but will never be this slow again. That’s a reality the commercial real estate industry is grappling with as technology, the need for the human experience…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 253ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

ULI’s Changing World Speaker Series – Breaking the Mold: Diversity and Inclusion in Real Estate

Attracting diverse professionals is critically important in order to ensure that the real estate sector stays relevant and responsive in an ever-expanding global business community. Historically, however, the real estate industry has struggled with diversity…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, Ballroom, Level 3 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Avoiding the Third Rail: The Critical Pieces of a TOD Success Story

Three major Boston transit stations—North, South, and Back Bay—are each undergoing or about to embark on a massive redevelopment involving air rights and private-sector partners. Tens of thousands of passengers travel through each of these…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

The Day After: Rescue, Redevelopment, and Resiliency When Disaster Strikes

Over the past several years, communities across America have been devastated by major natural disasters. The response after a disaster comes in three phases: rescue and immediate recovery, restoration and redevelopment of damaged properties, and…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 156ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Leveraging Successful Public/Private Partnerships Workshop

Public-private partnerships (P3s) have become necessary in contemporary development as communities seek urban revitalization with increased community benefits such as affordable housing, transit-oriented development, infrastructure and placemaking. As important as these partnerships are, frequently opportunities…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM Fort Point Room, Atlantic Wharf Special Programming
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 9

Key Leaders Real Estate Tour: Ink Block

All Key Leaders. Transportation provided from the Boston Convention & Exposition Center. Bus departs from BCEC East Side, level 1, 3rd bus cutout. Lunch will be provided. Ted Tye, Managing Partner of National Development and the vision behind Ink…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

ULI/Allen Matkins Capital Markets Roundtable

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM The Westin Boston Waterfront, The Pavilion at the Waterfront Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Greenprint Innovation Roundtable

Join the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance for their annual Innovation Roundtable to examine the latest green-building technologies, get an outlook on upcoming trends, and learn best practices for implementation from industry leaders. This…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BCEC, 259B Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Meet the Speakers and Book Signing

Join Camille Renshaw, CEO and cofounder, B+E, and Dr. Tiffany Jana, CEO, TMI Consulting, for a discussion on their work as well as for a signing of Dr. Jana’s book, Erasing Institutional Bias. Stop by the…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 9

Airport Cities: Creating Destinations and Enhancing City Competitiveness

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM BCEC, 210C Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Revisiting Texas One Year after Harvey

Come watch a new video featuring ULI Houston members discussing their experience after Hurricane Harvey, and highlighting a local example of resilience, Buffalo Bayou. ULI members interviewed in the video will then share their experiences…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor
Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 9

WLI University Outreach Committee Working Lunch

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM BCEC, 252B Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

ULI Americas Executive Committee

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM The Westin Boston Waterfront, Burroughs (Conference level) Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

The Case for Open Space Lunch

You are cordially invited to lunch, where you will learn about new research from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative and the ULI Sustainable Development Council which explores the benefits of real estate sector involvement…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM BCEC, 205C Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Real Estate Research Forum

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 205B Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Beyond the Hype: What Does Blockchain Really Mean for Real Estate?

A recent survey suggests that 10 percent of global GDP will be stored on blockchain by 2027. The term "blockchain" has been searched for nearly 4 million times on Google since 2016. Will this technology…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 253ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Citywide Planning for Equitable Development: Innovations in Imagine Boston 2030

Recent citywide planning efforts have blazed new trails in identifying how underused land and property can be positioned to accommodate new growth. This presents the private sector with real estate opportunities and provides cities with…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

The Impact of Changing Transportation Technologies and Behaviors on TOD Assets

Commuter behavior is changing, in part due to technological development. Mass-transit ridership is in decline nationally across bus, light rail, and commuter rail. The proliferation of ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft is partly…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 156ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

ULI’s Changing World Speaker Series – Contemporary Challenges: Water Security in Urban Areas

In 2015, millions of residents of São Paulo faced daily water shutoffs during the region’s worst recorded drought. Earlier this year, Cape Town became the second global city to experience a major water shortage. Cities…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, Ballroom, Level 3 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Developing for the Common Good

Development, a most creative profession, gives practitioners the extraordinary opportunity to shape the world they wish to live in. Every choice developers make can either enhance or degrade the common social, environmental, and political fabric…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 151AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

ULI Global Governing Trustees Networking Reception

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:00 PM The Westin Boston Waterfront, Harbor I and II (Conference level) Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

ULI Global Governing Trustees Meeting

ULI Global Governing Trustees Only…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 02:00 PM – 4:30 PM The Westin Boston Waterfront, Harbor Ballroom II & III (Conference level) Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

PAS Session – Hong Kong

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 02:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 209 By Invitation Only
Special Programming
Oct 9

YLG/NEXT Info Session

Join a discussion on the new ULI Strategic Plan for YLG and NEXT, including opportunities for participating on the executive committee and working groups. It’s a time to learn more about what Young Leaders and NEXT…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 02:30 PM – 3:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 9

Meet the Speakers

Join Bhagwati Agrawal, executive director, Sustainable Innovations, and Ken Surittee, founder, Water Is Life, for a discussion on their work. Stop by the third floor to listen to this presentation…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 02:30 PM – 3:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 9

Networking Break

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 02:30 PM – 3:00 PM Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Hub Startups Giving Building Owners an Edge

What do a community engagement platform, a building maintenance app, lease automation software, and workplace analytics have in common? They all give building owners a technology edge—and they all started in The Hub! Learn about…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

WLI Global Executive Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 257B Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

The 1031 Exchange: Panacea or Placebo?

Should a young developer always trade rather than sell? Is trading the best way to grow a portfolio? Are the worst deals often the result of tax avoidance? (What do you have with Snoopy, Lassie…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 253ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Implementing Imagine Boston 2030: A Vision for the City’s 400th Year and Beyond

Join your peers for a discussion on Implementation of Imagine Boston 2030! After a brief overview presentation, the program has been designed to serve as a platform for you to contribute your knowledge and expertise…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 9

Meet the Scholars and Alumni: Rose Center for Public Leadership

Stop by to visit with the staff and alumni fellows and panelists of the Rose Center for Public Leadership, a partnership between ULI and the National League of Cities that provides technical assistance to public…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 9

Institutional Capital Providers Forum

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:30 PM BCEC, 259A Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

ULI’s Changing World Speaker Series – The Case for Culture in Building Better Cities

City building is an ancient technique through which dense settlements can reduce costs and increase benefits for people and communities. Throughout time, however, the way we build cities has changed. Currently, much emphasis is placed…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom, Level 3 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Does Leadership Matter, and if It Does, How and How Much?

Inspiring others to see what you see and embrace your vision. Engendering a belief in the merits of your plan, benefiting investors, and advancing the common good. Facilitating collaboration and building trust among stakeholders and…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 156ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Real Estate Responds to Climate Challenges: How Leading Developers Are Generating Value through a Long-Term Climate Strategy

Real estate companies are raising the bar in addressing climate change and enhancing real estate value in the process. Join Sara, Ben, and Andy for a discussion on how big climate goals (science-based targets, net…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 04:00 PM – 4:30 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 9

Meet the Speakers and Book Signing

Join Ryan Gravel, AICP, LEED AP, founding principal, Sixpitch, and Julian Petrin, partner, Urbanista, for a discussion on their work, as well as a book signing of Gravel’s book Where We Want to Live—Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 04:00 PM – 4:30 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 9

WLI Global Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 04:00 PM – 5:30 PM BCEC, 257B Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

Networking Break

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 04:00 PM – 4:30 PM Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

General Session: Martin Walsh, Mayor, City of Boston and Jay Ash, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

A key to economic development is the strength of the relationship between the public and private sectors.  In this engaging session you will hear from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Secretary of Housing and…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 04:30 PM – 5:30 PM General Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 9

Full Member Reception

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 06:00 PM – 7:30 PM The Social Register, 401 D St. Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 9

YLG Reception

All are welcome to register for the Young Leaders Group Reception. The reception will be held at the Boston Public Market, featuring some of their many vendors serving New England and Boston classic snack foods…

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 09:00 PM – 12:00 AM Boston Public Market (100 Hanover St) Networking
Open to All Attendees

Wed, October 10

Oct 10

Product Council Day

For Product Council Members

Full-day meetings of ULI Product Councils.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 07:30 AM – 4:00 PM See Council Agenda Product Councils
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

Coffee Connections

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 08:00 AM – 12:30 PM BCEC, East Lobby Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

Complimentary Headshots and Personal Interactive Demonstrations

We invite members attending the Fall Meeting to stop by the member engagement area in the Convention Center on the first floor of the East Lobby and have a new, complimentary headshot taken. While there…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 08:00 AM – 6:30 PM BCEC, East Lobby Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

The Transformation of Boston’s Waterfront

A few decades ago, Boston’s harbor was dirty and walled-off by an elevated highway. Gradually, a cleanup of the harbor transformed the city’s relationship to the waterfront. Through intentional and coordinated efforts by local and…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM BCEC, 157ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Investor and Developer Insights on the Business Case for Healthier Places

Demand is growing for buildings and spaces that promote health and wellness. Leading investors and developers will share their experiences and why they have elected to integrate health and well-being as a key component of…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM BCEC, 151AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Equitable Development: The Role of the Development Community in Creating Inclusive Community Benefits

In hot-market cities—as well as cities with emerging-neighborhood real estate markets—activists are increasingly casting a skeptical eye on private investment and development they see as a potential threat to future affordability that exacerbates displacement pressure…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

The Intersection of Capital Markets, Real Estate, and Sustainability

Recognizing the growing importance that the investment community places on sustainability and considerations relating to climate change, this panel will discuss how leading debt and equity providers are integrating sustainability into their investment decisions. Panelists…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM BCEC, 253ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

What’s Critical for Change

Everyone recognizes the need and imperative for change, but how do we make it happen? The panel will cover a variety of topics, such as the need for a foundation of good data, process adoption across…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM BCEC, 258ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Networking Break

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Global Network, Local Impact in Urban Asia

Mushrooming growth across the Asia Pacific region has meant that regional cities have long been trailblazers in setting new standards for urban development, creating a clear path for ULI members to help effect change that…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 10

YLG Yoga

Decompress with the Young Leaders at Core Power Yoga! All levels welcome. Registration is required and spaces are limited. This is a free event. For tickets please click here…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Corepower Yoga (20 Bond Dr) Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 10

Pathways to Inclusion Breakfast

The Pathways to Inclusion networking breakfast will bring together real estate professionals interested in diversifying the field of commercial real estate. The Pathways Initiative is being sponsored by JP Morgan Chase & Co, Federal Home…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM BCEC, 210A Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Opportunities in Financing Resilience

Contribute to ULI member John Macomber’s emerging research at Harvard Business School on market and finance opportunities for investing in resilience, including both commercial properties and infrastructure. Be sure to visit a brand new ULI resource…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Midsized Cities, Massive Opportunities: Innovation Districts

By strategically investing in innovation districts, cities like St. Louis and Rochester, New York, are making a name for themselves as the new frontier of technology and health care. The Cortex Innovation Community in St…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Learning in Real Time: Experts Share Their Forecasts for Real Estate in ’18, ’19, and ’20

The latest version of the “ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast,” a semiannual survey of leading industry experts, will be released in October. According to the forecasts on a broad spectrum of metrics, what do the…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 258ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

The Big Dig, Ten Years Later: Did It Deliver?

For year, an elevated, heavily congested highway cut through downtown Boston, separating the Financial District from the adjacent waterfront. In a project that took 16 years to complete, the city reshaped the urban experience and…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 157ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Unique New England: Small-Scale Development Strategies and Successes

The real estate development process inherently presents a host of challenges and opportunities. In New England, these elements are magnified by myriad additional requirements and processes. Come hear from some of New England’s small-scale developers…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 156ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Successful Urban Development: Lessons in Public/Private Collaboration from the Rose Center

Public-sector leaders rely on the development community to build and implement the vision they have for their city’s future. But they don’t always understand how to collaboratively work with private-sector developers as partners beyond their…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 151AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Crowdfunding: The Real Deal

Crowdfunding provides investors direct access to previously inaccessible markets and deals while giving sponsors of deals new ways to fund projects. Join industry leaders in the crowdfunding space at this session exploring different approaches to…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 253ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Young Leaders/NEXT Chairs Lunch

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM The Westin Boston Waterfront, Carlton Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

Networking Lunch

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

District Council Crossfit Meeting

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM BCEC, 107A Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

Advisory Services: Get Involved!

Since 1947, the ULI Advisory Services program has offered one of the most successful ways for knowledgeable leaders in real estate and land use to engage with local communities on a variety of urban, suburban…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

ULI Press Lunch

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM BCEC, 256 Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

The Next Big Thing: Life Sciences Industry Drives Urban Planners to Think Outside the Box

What draws employers and employees to innovation campuses where scientists and researchers are finding new cures for today’s illnesses? This panel will discuss the growth of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center ecosystem, the birthplace of…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 156ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Serendipitous Outcomes of Adaptive Reuse

Adaptive reuse is not only reusing an old site or building for a purpose other than that for which it was built or designed. It also calls for a reprogramming of a building without compromising…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 151AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

How to Maximize the ROI from Mixed-Use Developments

Hear a panel of developers discuss a variety of mixed-use development projects and how the return on investment was maximized using innovation and collaboration…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 157ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Late Cycle (or Not)? Outlook for CRE Performance in 2019

The U.S. economy is experiencing its longest period of prosperity in recent history. How long can this last?  This session will discuss the current state of the economy, with a particular focus on the apartment…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 253ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Generational Demographics Affect All Land Uses

Globally, demographics are changing dramatically—and the United States is growing as slowly as other developed countries. Millennials and baby boomers are huge generations that hog attention, but their elders, their juniors, and ‘tweener gen-Xers deserve…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 258ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

“Missing Middle” Housing—Is It Really a Thing?

Hear from a panel of practitioners who are building true nonsubsidized, medium-density housing oriented to middle-class Americans. This product type is missing because building activity of this sort has been limited . . . perhaps…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Regional Chairs/C-Suite Meeting

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 02:00 PM – 4:00 PM The Westin Boston Waterfront, Burroughs (Conference level) Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

Cottonwood Group: EchelonSeaport™

Stop by the third floor for a presentation and Q&A session. PRESENTED BY: Tinchuck Ng, Managing Director, Cottonwood Management, LLC OWNER & DEVELOPER: Cottonwood Management, LLC RETAIL OWNER & MANAGER: WS Development                                            ARCHITECTS: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC (KPF), CBT INTERIOR LOBBIES AND…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 02:30 PM – 3:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

MassDevelopment: Beyond Walls, Lynn

Stop by the third floor for a presentation and Q&A session. Developer: MassDevelopment Presenters:  Richard Henderson, Executive Vice President of Real Estate Joseph Mulligan, Transformative Development Initiative Fellow  …

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 02:30 PM – 3:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Networking Break

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 02:30 PM – 3:00 PM Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Sports Venue Development: It’s Not All About Game Day Anymore

Development around sports venues continues to grow across the country. Ancillary development is popping up all around baseball, football, and basketball facilities around the country. There is an art to this type of development, and…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 253ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

UrbanPlan: The Fundamentals in Action

Curious about UrbanPlan? Join us as UrbanPlan aficionados demonstrate the program’s fundamentals in an interactive lightning round. From the construction of a vision statement and site plan, to the heat of the facilitation and city…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 10

Transformative Development in Small Cities

The Transformative Development Initiative (TDI), a program of MassDevelopment, the Massachusetts financial and development agency, is designed to accelerate economic growth within focused districts of small, postindustrial cities. At its core, the initiative supports local…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Public/Private Partnerships: What’s New, What’s Next in Australia, U.K., and Canada

The United States is cautiously embracing public/private partnerships (PPPs): 37 states have passed enabling legislation so far, and the White House is “looking at” PPPs for its vaunted, though so far dormant, Infrastructure Initiative. In…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 258ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Asia’s Edge: Connected, Smart, Livable, Mega

Significant government investment in infrastructure across the region connects cities, bringing new markets into the global economy. In Singapore, a comprehensive Smart Nation policy is delivering a future city—now. Guangdong Province’s Greater Bay Area is…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 156ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Creating Value in Public Spaces: Cross-Sector Collaboration

Shared public spaces—when they are revitalized, connected, and well managed—have the power to bring about positive social outcomes, including creating more economic value for people and neighborhoods. Across the country, philanthropies, advocates, and civic leaders…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Development of Boston’s Seaport District: Past, Present, and Future

The entrance of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center provides a firsthand view of the current state of the Seaport District, an area of active development, but also of much history. This session will briefly…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 157ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

The Creative Placemaking Dividend: How Art and Culture Enhance the Bottom Line and Promote Healthy, Equitable, Thriving Places

Increasingly, real estate developers are incorporating creative placemaking strategies into development projects ranging from mixed-use development and adaptive reuse to parks and public spaces. Likewise, communities often embrace art and culture to help connect community…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 151AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

ULI Global Governing Trustees Thought Leadership with Scott Galloway

ULI Global Governing Trustees Only. Scott Galloway is a professor at the NYU Stern School of Business where he teaches brand strategy and digital marketing and was named “One of the World’s 50 Best Business School…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 03:15 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, 252B Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

Agrihoods: A Growing Trend

Agrihoods are residential or mixed-use developments built with a working farm or garden as a focus. In master-planned communities, farms are replacing golf courses as a healthier and more sustainable amenity. At this informal session…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 04:00 PM – 4:30 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Open to All Attendees
Special Programming
Oct 10

Networking Break

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 04:00 PM – 4:30 PM Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

Understanding the Elements of High Quality Parks

ULI is partnering with National Recreation and Parks Association and the Trust for Public Land on the 10-Minute Walk Campaign to promote the bold idea that everyone in urban America deserves to live within ten…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 04:00 PM – 4:30 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

General Session: Scott Galloway, Professor, NYU Stern School of Business, Founder, L2, Best Selling Author

For the past decade, the loudest arguments regarding the Four (Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google) were about which CEO was more Jesus-like or should run for president. However, the worm has turned against big tech…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 04:30 PM – 5:30 PM BCEC, Ballroom, Level 3 General Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

UrbanPlan | Seaport Social

Calling all UrbanPlan fans and friends. Wind down with us at Tuscan Kitchen near Boston's waterfront for clams, cocktails, and conversation. Please be sure to RSVP here. Beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres are on us…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 05:30 PM – 7:30 PM Tuscan Kitchen, Flipper Room (64 Seaport Blvd) Networking
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 10

Northwest Reception

All Fall Meeting attendees from Washington State and Oregon are invited to attend a reception hosted by ULI Northwest. This is a free event but registration is required…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 05:30 PM – 7:30 PM Bergmeyer Associates Offices (51 Sleeper Street, Boston) Networking
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 10

WLI Reception

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 05:30 PM – 7:30 PM The Social Register, 401 D Street Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 10

ULI Foundation Governors Reception

ULI Foundation Governors Only. Transportation from the Westin Boston Waterfront at 5:45 pm…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 06:00 PM – 7:15 PM Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, 210 Morrissey Blvd, Boston Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance Reception

High quality parks and open spaces are anchors of community life. At this reception, the Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance will celebrate the ULI Urban Open Space Award finalists and winner, as well as…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 06:00 PM – 8:00 PM Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

YLG Boat Cruise

Join YLGs and other ULI members for a networking cocktail cruise of the Boston Harbor. The cruise will include views, networking, cocktails, appetizers, and information on Boston's waterfront developments. Registration required, spaces are limited: https://boston.uli.org/event/ylg-fall-meeting-boat-cruise…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 06:45 PM – 9:00 PM Boston World Trade Center (200 Seaport Blvd) Networking
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 10

ULI SF/Sacramento/OCIE Fall Meeting Reception

It’s that time of year! Join ULI San Francisco for our annual reception at this year’s ULI Fall Meeting. This members-only reception will be the perfect chance to connect with Bay Area colleagues at this…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 07:00 PM – 9:00 PM Society of Arts and Crafts (100 Pier 4, Suite 200) Networking
By Invitation Only
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 10

ULI Global Governing Trustees and Leadership Dinner

All Key Leaders and Network Chairs. Transportation from the Westin Boston Waterfront at 6:30 pm…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 07:00 PM – 10:00 PM John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Boston Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

Northeast Corridor Reception

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 07:30 PM – 9:30 PM The Barking Crab (88 Sleeper St) Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

ULI Canada Fall Meeting Reception

ULI Canada’s District Councils (Alberta, British Columbia & Toronto) are pleased to invite you to our 5th Annual Canada Reception at the ULI Fall Meeting. Please join us for appetizers and drinks as we provide…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 07:30 PM – 10:00 PM Legal Harborside Boston (270 Northern Ave, Boston) Networking
By Invitation Only
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 10

WLI Speakeasy: An Evening of Curated Conversations

Please join the women of ULI for a very special evening at Boston’s newest WeWork location. In lieu of the ever-popular dine-around program, the women of ULI Boston have created a one of a kind…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 07:30 PM – 10:00 PM WeWork (501 Boylston) Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 10

PASHA Party

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 09:00 PM – 10:00 PM Harpoon Brewery (306 Northern Ave) Networking
By Invitation Only

Thu, October 11

Oct 11

ULI Investment Committee

Thursday, October 11, 2018 07:00 AM – 8:30 AM BCEC, 257A Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 11

Key Leaders Thought Leadership Breakfast with Jeff Immelt

All Key Leaders. Join us for our semi-annual Key Leaders breakfast and network with your fellow ULI leaders. Our program will be a candid conversation with Jeff Immelt, executive chairman of athenahealth, the cloud-based medical records and health…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 07:00 AM – 8:30 AM The Westin Boston Waterfront, The Pavilion at the Waterfront Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 11

Complimentary Headshots and Personal Interactive Demonstrations

We invite members attending the Fall Meeting to stop by the member engagement area in the Convention Center on the first floor of the East Lobby and have a new, complimentary headshot taken. While there…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 08:00 AM – 4:30 PM BCEC, East Lobby Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Coffee Connections

Thursday, October 11, 2018 08:00 AM – 12:30 PM BCEC, East Lobby Networking
By Invitation Only
Oct 11

YLG Walking Tour: Fenway

Tour the up and coming neighborhood of Fenway, including the rehabilitation of the historic Landmark Center, and the roof top farm of the historic Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. Optional lunch and tour…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Separate Ticket Required
Oct 11

General Session: Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2019

What are the key emerging trends that will shape the real estate market in 2019 and beyond? What does the future hold for real estate investment and development? What do industry leaders say about the…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM BCEC, Ballroom, Level 3 General Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Networking Break

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

PAS Session – Plymouth, MA

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM BCEC, 210C Special Programming
By Invitation Only
Oct 11

Advisory Services in Action: Boston

A lookback session on an advisory services panel that occurred last year examining unified regional rail within Greater Boston and the real estate impacts of a new North South Rail Link. Discussion will provide a…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 254A Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2019 Distribution and Meet the Experts

Be among the first to get a copy of the world-renowned Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2019 report, now in its 40th year, and have an opportunity to meet the expert panelists…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

ULI Network Chairs Meeting

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, Foyer Outside Room 203 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 11

Don’t Believe the Hype: Retail Reinvigorated

One term resonates strongly in the retail world today: disruption. While “Build it and they will come” was once the mantra of the retail industry, now retailers and investors are more calculated, consumer-minded, and change-adept…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM 151AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

The Role of Public Spaces in Catalyzing Revitalization and Reinvestment

Parks make cities and towns great places to live and work and are essential to the physical, social, environmental, and economic health of people and communities. This session will feature finalists from ULI’s 2018 Urban…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Technological Solutions for the Built World

From the growth of blockchain technologies to the pervasive discussion about autonomous vehicles to the aspiration for “smart cities,” technology is a playing an increasingly important role in the evolving real estate industry. Join this…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 253ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Thresholds in Development for Non-Architects

This session will provide an overview of International Building Code construction thresholds from a developer’s perspective and the cost considerations for each, along with a list and explanation of basic use constraints when planning a…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, 157ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Peer-to-Peer Idea Exchange

Join your peers for a discussion on a leading industry topic! The exchange of ideas will be facilitated by a leader from the real estate sector but is designed to be a platform for you…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

ULI Foundation Board of Directors

Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM BCEC, 201 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 11

Data-driven Sustainability Opportunities

What are all of today’s data options on the sustainability front, and why do they matter? Join us to talk through the newest opportunities for data-driven sustainability and how to best measure, track, and manage…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) – An Impact-Driven Initiative

Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

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…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM BCEC, 258ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Past Global Chairs Meeting

Thursday, October 11, 2018 01:00 PM – 2:00 PM BCEC, 202 Committee Meeting
By Invitation Only
Oct 11

Future-Proofing Real Estate Investment: How Industry Leaders Are Factoring in Climate Risk

A substantial amount of real estate assets are located in coastal cities vulnerable to the effects of climate change, ranging from catastrophic events such as hurricanes and floods to more gradual changes such as sea-level…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 01:00 PM – 2:00 PM BCEC, 153ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Agreements for Mitigation and Community Benefits: Current Trends and Best Practices

In order to secure public approvals for complex real estate projects and other public/private partnerships, developers are increasingly called upon to deliver robust improvements to the public realm, monetary contributions, and other mitigation benefits championed…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 01:00 PM – 2:00 PM BCEC, 151AB Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Why Boston Resonates with Investors

Boston, one of the most vibrant real estate investment markets in the United States, remains a key “gateway” location and must-have investment market. Three leading Boston developers will discuss why the Boston real estate market…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 01:00 PM – 2:00 PM BCEC, 156ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

ULI Global Governing Trustees Private Session with Amy Cuddy

Global Governing Trustees Only. Named one of “50 women who are changing the world” by Business Insider, best-selling author Amy Cuddy reveals game-changing techniques to tackle life’s biggest challenges with confidence and perform at your best. Before she…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:15 PM BCEC, 252B By Invitation Only
Special Programming
Oct 11

Networking Break

Thursday, October 11, 2018 02:00 PM – 2:30 PM Networking
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Waterstone Properties Group: The ROCK ROW, Portland-Westbrook, ME

Stop by the third floor for a presentation and Q&A session. DEVELOPER:  Waterstone Properties Group PRESENTER: Josh Levy, Principal…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 02:00 PM – 2:30 PM Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Panasonic CityNOW: Peña Station NEXT

Stop by the third floor for a presentation and Q&A session. Presenter: Michael Hess, PE, LEED Fellow, Vice President, Smart & Sustainable Buildings, Panasonic CityNOW…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 02:00 PM – 2:30 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Special Programming
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Closing General Session: Amy Cuddy, Social Psychologist, Harvard Professor, Best Selling Author

Social psychologist, Harvard Professor, and coveted TED Talker Amy Cuddy will speak about how we can become more present, influential, compassionate, and satisfied in our professional and personal lives…

Thursday, October 11, 2018 02:30 PM – 3:30 PM General Session
Open to All Attendees
Oct 11

Closing Reception

Thursday, October 11, 2018 03:30 PM – 4:00 PM BCEC, Ballroom Pre-function Space, 3rd Floor Networking
Open to All Attendees