um & uli Forum Schedule


VIP Tour of Detroit - hosted by bedrock

wednesday nov. 16

tour 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reception 6:00 pm - 7:30 PM

1050 Woodward avenue (detroit)

Get an inside look at Downtown Detroit with the team that is bringing business back downtown.

Take a look at the city’s historic buildings and get a glimpse of all the new retail and restaurants that are populating the city.


Thursday November 17

the max m. & Marjorie fisher music center

3711 Woodward Avenue - Detroit, Mi

7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

  • Welcome by Bobby Schostak (Chair, Urban Land Institute - Detroit)
  • Networking/Dealmaking
  • Roundtables, 12 Tables of Experts
  • 5 Minute “Lightning Visionaries” By Former Students On Key Placemaking Topics
  • "Young Developers" Panel on The Future of Detroit: Philip Kafka, Dang Duong, Amelia Zamir, David Alade (Moderated by Sam Hamburger, Bedrock)
  • Tom Wilson Presenting On The New 50 Blocks & 5 Neighborhoods Surrounding The New Wings Stadium Development
  • Emerging Trends in Real Estate: ULI & Local
  • "The View of Detroit From Afar:" Jason Braidwood, Devin Murphy, David Heller & Mike Watts
  • Keynote: WalkUps by Chris Leinberger
  • November 8th Election Results on Regional Transportation: What Does This Mean For Detroit?
  • Predictions for Detroit: Peter Cummings, Sue Mosey, Richard Broder, Matt Cullen (Moderated by John Gallagher)
  • ULI Emerging Trends in Real Estate
  • Fireside Chat On the Future of Retail with Nate Forbes & Bobby Taubman (Moderated by Bill Watch)
  • "Midtown, Woodward Avenue, M-1 Q Line Light Rail and New Center" Bus Tour to Reception at The Fisher Building (New Center) With Special Presentation By Peter Cummings and Dietrich Knoer


FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18

University of Michigan's STEPHEN M. ROSS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Robertson auditorium (701 Tappan Avenue - ANn Arbor, MI)

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

 

  • Panel On Challenges Facing Michigan (By Professional Association Chairs From Michigan Municipal League, Michigan Association of Planners, and Michigan Institute of Architects)
  • Networking/Dealmaking
  • City Development Deal Competition & Vote By Attendees On Best Deal Out of 7-10 Cities
  • Peter Allen's Insights: "Where Are Some of The Best Development Opportunities in the Detroit Area?"
  • The Role of Great Design in Placemaking: Anthony Mosellie (Principal, KPF & Managing Principal of Hudson Yards) and Douglas Kelbaugh (Former Dean, Taubman School of Architecture)
  • Dan Gilbert (Founder, Quicken Loans & Owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers) Speaking on Detroit
  • Jeff Blau and Stephen M. Ross React To Emerging Trend Predictions (Moderator – Bill Martin, Former Michigan Athletic Director)
  • Networking Reception Celebration With The Founders Of The Forum (Devid Murphy, Doug Winshall & Jeff Haynes) in Blau Hall