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ULI Fall Meeting Speakers Announced for Interaction Sessions

1237938_10151707913168138_1459476465_nWe know it’s important to set yourself apart in this competitive business climate. The ULI Fall Meeting provides unique information and insights that will spark new ideas and that you won’t find anywhere else.

Join ULI in Chicago from November 5 to 8. After hearing about the latest trends on Wednesday and real deals and case studies on Thursday, participate in interactive sessions with thought leaders during The Changing World: A ULI Speaker Series on Friday.

In the Speaker Series, ULI gathers visionaries for a joint keynote presentation, followed by smaller sessions that dive deeper into how their ideas relate to changing real estate markets and land use. Moderated by members of ULI’s leadership, this is your chance to engage in a conversation with these visionary speakers and learn how to apply their ideas to your world.

You won’t want to miss The Changing World speakers:

  • Russ Conser, lead GameChanger with Shell Oil, will address how entrepreneurial thinking is creating positive change by unleashing human innovation potential in any field—especially the future of energy.
  • Ron Finley, co-founder of L.A. Green Grounds, will share how he is transforming his community from a food desert to a healthy, accessible food forest.
  • Gabe Klein, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Transportation, will reveal how a commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship has resulted in the successful and rapid implementation of sustainable transportation initiatives in D.C. and Chicago.
  • Elton Rivas, co-founder of One Spark, will offer his thoughts on the role of innovation and collaboration in creating the groundbreaking One Spark crowd-funding festival, what it has meant for the city of Jacksonville, and how a concept like this could bring change to cities everywhere.

Please find the list of attendees and complete schedule for the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting at the links above.

Join ULI in Chicago for the 2013 Fall Meeting!

Email ULI to suggest a colleague who may be interested in attending.

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