Conference Schedule

Day 1: June 7

Jun 7

Registration Open

The registration desk is located in the Ballroom Foyer. Please see the registration desk for any conference questions…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 07:00 AM – 5:00 PM Ballroom Foyer Registration
Jun 7

Mobile Tour: From Sabal Bay to the Isles of Collier Preserve and Hamilton Harbor Marina

Cost: $40 TIME: 7:30 a.m. To register, call 1-800-321-5011 First proposed in the mid 1980s, Sabal Bay was originally planned to be a premier Master planned Golf Community, including a 600 square ft wet slip marina located on…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 07:30 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Desk in Ballroom Foyer Mobile Tour
Jun 7

FPC Networking Breakfast (Invite Only)

By Invite Only - FPC Members & Guests

Buffet for all FPC members to utilize and take into their separate meeting rooms

Thursday, June 7, 2018 07:30 AM – 8:00 AM Plaza Ballroom Foyer Florida Product Council
Jun 7

FPC Separate Meetings (Invite Only)

By Invite Only - FPC Members & Guests

Meetings for Florida Product Council Members. CHDC, HRDC, MFDC, UDMUC.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 08:00 AM – 1:15 PM Florida Product Council
Jun 7

Mobile Tour: Historic Naples Fifth Avenue Walking Tour: A History of the Planning and Development of Fifth Avenue

Cost: $40 TIME: 8:30 a.m. To register, call 1-800-321-5011 With a history dating back to the 1880s, the story of downtown Naples and 5th Avenue tells of the transformation of a small fishing village into an international, award-winning…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Desk in Ballroom Foyer Mobile Tour
Jun 7

Mobile Tour: Mercato: Regional Retail/Residential Mixed Used Development

Cost: $35 TIME: 9 a.m. To register, call 1-800-321-5011 Situated between two Ritz Carlton resorts and adjacent to several high-end master planned communities, Greenfield and the agricultural lands in the heart of north Naples, included in a commercial…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Desk in Ballroom Foyer Mobile Tour
Jun 7

FPC Lunch (Invite Only)

By Invite Only - FPC Members & Guests

Buffet for all FPC members to utilize and take into their separate meeting rooms.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Florida Product Council
Jun 7

Opening Session: Renewal, Risks and Reentry

In this economic overview of the U.S. and global economy, participants will learn answers to such questions as: In our 10th year of growth, how much longer can the expansion last? How do structural workforce…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 01:30 PM – 2:45 PM Ritz Carlton Ballroom General Session
Jun 7

Concurrent Session 4: Re-Framing Affordability: The YIMBY Movement

The well-being of Florida’s local economies and communities depends on having a sufficient supply of appropriate, affordable housing. However, in many places, there is not enough housing being built to meet growing demand. Join in…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:30 PM Vanderbilt III
Concurrent Session
Jun 7

Concurrent Session 1: Change Can be Good: Getting the Approvals to Build Infill Development Projects

While infill developments typically seek to further increase walkability, density and mixed use, such efforts can create concerns about gentrification, traffic congestion, parking, noise, sunlight and other issues. The panel will discuss approaches to help…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:30 PM Vanderbilt II Concurrent Session
Jun 7

Concurrent Session 2: Retail’s Renaissance: from Shopping to Service, Dining & Entertainment

Unique experiences and entertainment are the core of today’s retail development efforts. Three of the nation’s largest retail owners will discuss recent shifts, successful strategies, and associated challenges in the leasing, development, financing and operation…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:30 PM Vanderbilt I Concurrent Session
Jun 7

Concurrent Session 3: Reshaping the Capital Stack – Finding Innovative Capital in Today’s Evolving Market

As banks and other traditional capital providers continue to tighten up on construction lending, which alternative funding strategies can be effective? Discover how development projects are being financed using new and creative methods including EB5…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 03:00 PM – 4:30 PM Plaza II & III Concurrent Session
Jun 7

General Session II: Re-Creating Cities: Vibrant & Healthy Communities for All

Gil Penalosa will talk about designing communities that work for everyone, with a focus on sustainable mobility, age-friendly cities, and parks + public spaces…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 04:45 PM – 6:00 PM Ritz Carlton Ballroom
General Session
Jun 7

Networking Reception

Thursday, June 7, 2018 06:00 PM – 7:00 PM Vanderbilt I & Loggia Networking
Jun 7

Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Dinner

Limited to 45 attendees

Join the ULI Florida’s Women’s Leadership Initiative for dinner at the Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant following the full conference reception – a unique opportunity to meet and network with women leaders from across the…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 07:15 PM – 8:15 PM Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant 11905 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34110 WLI Dinner
Jun 7

Young Leaders (YLG) Networking Reception

AGAVE Restaurant, Alamo Room 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Naples, FL 34109 Thursday, June 7 7:30 – 10 p.m. Register by calling 1-800-321-5011  Join us for the Young Leaders Reception at AGAVE to network and meet with Yong Leaders from across the…

Thursday, June 7, 2018 07:30 PM – 10:00 PM AGAVE Restaurant
YLG Event

Day 2: June 8

Jun 8

Breakfast Session: Reinventing Hospitality: Innovative Branding and Integrating with Disruptors

Hospitality has been one of the fastest growing segments in the current real estate cycle, but it has also undergone the biggest transformation in its history. Join us as we discuss the new ecosystem of…

Friday, June 8, 2018 07:30 AM – 8:45 AM Ritz Carlton Ballroom General Session
Jun 8

General Session III: Resiliency on the Rise: The Economic Imperative for Florida

From the near-term impact of extreme weather events to the long-term threat of sea level rise, public and private sector leaders are developing strategies to improve the resilience of their real estate assets and development…

Friday, June 8, 2018 09:00 AM – 10:15 AM Ritz Carlton Ballroom General Session
Jun 8

Concurrent Session 7: The Development Pipeline of Office & Industrial in Florida

This group of industry leaders will explore the changes and trends in the office and industrial sector throughout Florida’s major markets. Topics will include tenant demand, capital availability, demand drivers and e-commerce…

Friday, June 8, 2018 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Vanderbilt III Concurrent Session
Jun 8

Concurrent Session 8: Technology’s Next Wave

Acquire knowledge from companies from all across the United States that leverage the latest technologies, with a focus on drones, facility management, augmented reality, virtual reality, autonomous vehicles and smart cities…

Friday, June 8, 2018 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Vanderbilt I Concurrent Session
Jun 8

Concurrent Session 5: Unconventional Housing and the New American Dream of Housing Choice

As land prices and the cost of construction continue to rise throughout the state, housing is becoming less attainable for a sizeable portion of households. The necessity to deliver more affordable homes has prompted more…

Friday, June 8, 2018 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Vanderbilt II Concurrent Session
Jun 8

Concurrent Session 6: Innovation in Master Planned Communities – Case Studies

From new to well established, small to large, community developers are finding creative ways to gain market share through product diversity, unique lifestyle programming, conservation and technology. Leading community developers will share examples of what…

Friday, June 8, 2018 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Plaza II & III Concurrent Session
Jun 8

Closing Session (Lunch): Rethinking Finding Common Ground: Disagreeing Agreeably by Tackling Today’s Issues

At a time when Americans feel more divided than ever before about politics, John Avlon and Margaret Hoover offer a much-needed example of how we can disagree agreeably. The married CNN commentators come to politics from…

Friday, June 8, 2018 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Ritz Carlton Ballroom General Session

Pre-Conference: June 6

Jun 6

Leadership & Florida Product Council Reception (Invite Only)

By Invite Only - FPC Members & Guests

Florida Product Council participants and invited Leadership – Drinks & Hors D’oeuvres

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 06:00 PM – 7:30 PM Florida Product Council