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The Real Estate Summit: Reclaiming California’s Housing Future

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InterContinental Los Angeles Century City

2151 Avenue of the Stars

Los Angeles, CA 90067

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Housing in California continues to be one of the state’s most pressing challenges, presenting an ever-growing threat to the state’s economic vitality. Drawing on its mission to advance housing industry knowledge and innovation, the Center for California Real Estate presents its third Real Estate Summit. Featuring leaders from real estate, finance, academia, public policy, and government agencies, the Summit will serve as a catalyst for meaningful solutions to the housing affordability crisis and inform the policy agenda in the year ahead.

Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Check-in
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Opening Session
10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Panel Sessions
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon / Keynote Speaker


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Delivering Solutions for California’s Top Housing Challenges
Moderator: Joel Singer, CEO, CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Panelists:

  • Carolyn Coleman, Executive Director, League of California Cities
  • Dan Dunmoyer, President and CEO, California Building Industry Association
  • Matthew Franklin, President, Midpen Housing
  • Jennifer Hernandez, Partner, Holland & Knight
  • Rob Lapsley, President, California Business Roundtable
  • Mary Leslie, President, Los Angeles Business Council
  • Peter Lynn, Executive Director, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)
  • Hon. Brian Maienschein, State Assemblymember, California 77th District
  • Ben Metcalf, Director, California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)
  • Kevin Zwick, CEO, Housing Trust Silicon Valley

Setting the agenda for the industry and policy-makers, this panel will: ​

  • Reframe challenges to California’s housing supply and provide solutions
  • Analyze the state’s current homelessness situation
  • Review key ballot initiatives, such as Costa-Hawkins
  • Determine the role of the private sector in solving the affordability crisis


Fixing Housing Supply at Regional and Local Levels
Moderator: Carol Galante, I. Donald Terner Distinguished Professor in Affordable Housing and Urban Policy and Faculty Director of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation
Panelists:

  • Vince Bertoni, Director of Planning, City of Los Angeles
  • Leslye Corsiglia, Executive Director, Silicon Valley at Home (SV@Home)
  • Ted Egan, Chief Economist, City and County of San Francisco
  • William Huang, Director of the Housing Department, City of Pasadena
  • Paavo Monkkonen, Associate Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
  • Rose Olson, Senior Vice President, Development, Related California
  • Colin Parent, Executive Director and General Counsel, Circulate San Diego, and City Councilmember, City of La Mesa
  • Deborah Ruane, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, San Diego Housing Commission

Drawing upon the knowledge of seasoned land use and development experts, this panel will:

  • ​Explore how policymakers can incentivize and finance housing construction to spur development
  • Promote transparency and accountability in the permitting proces
  • Roadmap the policy changes required to ease the state’s housing construction backlog


Mapping the Future of California: Where and How Will Californians Live?
Moderator: Brad Inman, Founder, Inman
Panelists:

  • Marty Borko, Executive Director, Urban Land Institute, Los Angeles
  • Sarah Hunter, Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND Corporation
  • Dowell Myers, Professor of Policy, Planning, and Demography, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
  • Adhi Nagraj, San Francisco Director, San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR)
  • Pete Peterson, Dean of the School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University
  • Joshua Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro)
  • Jeff Wilson, Co-Founder, Kasita

Featuring a disparate array of thought leaders who will discuss livability trends and demographic patterns with an eye toward ascertaining how Californian’s will live and work in the future, this panel will:

  • ​Decode the demographic, technological and economic shifts destined to mold future California communities
  • Analyze how the concept of place-making can help future communities
  • Address transportation and urban planning issues designed to make the state more livable


Panel selection will take place at check-in on the day of the event based on seating capacity.


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