|Wisconsin Real Estate Trends Conference Schedule|
Program Chair: Andrew Weir, MBA 1997, HFF
All sessions at The Mid-America Club (AON Center)
7:30-8:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:45 AM Keynote Speaker, James Rickards
Keynote Title: Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis
As debt and equity capital continues to pour into the U.S. commercial real estate markets from across the globe, today’s real estate investors must learn how to adapt and thrive in a world of global capital flows being shaped and influenced by central bank interventions and currency devaluations. James Rickards, author of Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, will provide a thought-provoking glimpse into the future of global finance.
9:45-10:45 AM Panel Session - A View from the Top: A Conversation
Two leading voices in the industry will provide an informative exchange of views of the U.S. and global real estate markets and share their predictions.
11:10 AM-12:15 PM Panel Session - A New Capital Market Era: The Global Search for Yield in a Low Growth World
12:30 PM Luncheon
At the heart of every real estate deal lies the art of negotiation. Success in negotiation requires us to expand our understanding of the source of potential conflict, which is both emotional and identity based. Harvard Professor Daniel Shapiro delivers a practical framework to address the communication, leadership, and relationship issues that often get in the way of success. Dr. Shapiro will share his insights about the tools needed in an industry where success is built upon positive and mutually beneficial relationships.
2:30-3:30 PM Case Study - Micro Unit Apartments - Changing the Face of Urban Housing
In an effort to keep step with shifting demographic, economic & societal changes a number of developers are creating small, yet clever and efficient living spaces. Learn about this up and coming apartment niche and the implications for urban dwellers with Cara Houser of Panoramic Interests of Berkeley, CA.
3:30-4:30 PM Panel Session - The Shifting Deal Landscape: Navigating the Road Ahead
Moderator: Brian Berry, Oakpoint Investors