ULI OnPoint


2021-06-16T12:00:00 - 2021-06-16T15:00:00

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    Global ULI Online
    Join us for the second installment of ULI OnPoint, a live, online experience, bringing together experts from around the globe to discuss real estate’s most pressing issues and questions.


    Pricing Members Non-Members
    Private $125.00 $199.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $95.00 $199.00
    Retired $125.00 N/A
    Student $35.00 $199.00
    Under Age 35 $95.00 $199.00
    All prices are in USD
    Does your company have a strategy to bring people back to the office or stay remote? Join us on June 16th for ULI OnPoint, featuring a lively discussion on the science of design, a deep dive on real estate economics, and how two global companies, Hines and Salesforce, are approaching a return to the office. Speakers will address topics such as the trends in design brought about by recent public health crises and the factors considered in arriving at decisions on when, how, and to what extent workforces will return to physical office space. 


    Make the most of this signature ULI experience and take away insights to inform your organization’s path forward! 


    Each 45-minute segment will cover timely industry topics with live Q&A, followed by an opportunity to connect directly with your colleagues.


    Science for Design | 12:00 – 12:45 PM ET 

    What changes should be made to the built environment in response to the current public health crisis? How have our tendencies shifted in the last year and how has that impacted the ways we interact with indoor space? Expert speakers will offer fascinating insights on design for the built environment, including the impacts to our physical and mental health. Learn how neuro-architecture can inform building better and healthier indoor environments and hear strategies that office owners and operators can quickly implement to incrementally improve the office work environment. 

    Real Estate Economics | 12:45 – 1:30 PM ET 

    What’s next for real estate economics? 

    Future of the Office Sector | 1:30 – 2:15 PM ET 

    What is your company’s stance on returning to the office? Speakers from two global companies, Hines and Salesforce, will share their strategies and how they arrived at their respective decisions. Hear about the factors considered in decision making and find out how they plan to evaluate and continually respond to environmental changes and the needs of their workforce. Join us to learn what steps other companies and organizations are taking and the lessons that can be applied to your own strategies. 

    Breakout Peer Exchange | 2:15 – 3:00 PM ET

    Connect with your peers during small group discussions led by ULI member leaders. This unique opportunity provides a platform for in-depth conversations to share best practices, ask questions, and present your own takeaways. 


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    Catriona Brady

    Director of Strategy and Development, World Green Building Council

    Catriona is the Director of Strategy and Development at the World Green Building Council. Her work is focused upon the development and implementation of new global and regional projects and programmes of the World Green Building Council, and providing strategic oversight of existing work to ensure alignment to WorldGBC's strategy for a sustainable built environment. A priority for 2021 is the creation and roll-out of a new global programme on Resources & Circularity in the built environment. Additionally, as part of this role she oversees the Better Places for People global project. This project aims to help the global Green Building Council network achieve a built environment that is healthy and sustainable for people and the planet, and is active in over thirty national Green Building Councils worldwide. Catriona regularly speaks at high level events, industry conferences, and webinars, and serves on a number of expert Task Forces related to health and wellbeing in the built environment. Prior to joining the World Green Building Council in May 2018, Catriona worked in environmental consultancy with experience in energy modelling, sustainability masterplanning and sustainability and health-based certification standards. She is also a fully qualified secondary school teacher, with two years experience of secondary school teaching Geography (plus an experienced spin instructor). Her educational background consists of a degree from the University of St Andrews in Geography. Originally hailing from the west of Scotland, she is currently based in London, in the United Kingdom.


    Taylor Mammen


    Taylor Mammen is Chief Executive Officer of RCLCO Fund Advisors (RFA), which advises institutional investors on all aspects of their complex real estate investment portfolios, from strategy development to underwriting and asset management. Taylor helped pioneer this business beginning in the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis, when several prominent pension funds turned to RFA with the goal to construct better performing and more resilient real estate portfolios, and has grown it to become a highly respected institutional real estate advisor, working with some of the largest and most dynamic institutional investors in the world. In the process, Taylor and RFA have sourced, underwritten, and overseen investments on behalf of clients well in excess of $10 billion. Taylor leads the firm’s institutional investor client relationships and is responsible for the firm’s growth and development, in addition to serving on the boards of clients’ portfolio companies. Taylor is also a member of the Executive Committee of RCLCO, which manages shared resources and oversees overall company strategy. Before helping to build RFA, Taylor joined RCLCO after serving as director of research for a boutique government relations consulting firm in Washington, D.C. and working with the Boston Redevelopment Authority on a public-private initiative to revitalize and “re-knit” downtown Boston in response to the “Big Dig.” He received his Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brigham Young University. He is an active member of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) and the Urban Land Institute, and is currently on the board of Envision Utah.


    Diana Anderson

    Principle, Jacobs | Co-founder, Clinicians for Design,

    Co-Founder of Clinicians for Design, Dr. Anderson is a “dochitect”, and is both a board-certified healthcare architect and an Internal Medicine physician. Diana combines educational and professional experience in medicine and architecture. Diana is widely published in both fields and has worked on hospital design projects within the United States, Canada and Australia. Diana is a Fellow at University California San Francisco, and is a member of the AIA COVID-19 Task Force, contributing to the Front Line working group, reports and tools.


    Alfonso Munk

    Chief Investment Officer Americas, Hines-US

    Currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of the Americas at Hines. Responsible for developing and directing investment strategy for North and South America that is in line with the global views of the firm. He is a member of the firm’s Executive and global Investment Committees. Mr. Munk joined Hines in 2019 as CIO, Americas and is responsible for developing and directing investment strategy for North and South America and growing the platform. In this role, Munk also generates new strategic opportunities for implementation in the Americas portfolio, and partners with Regional CEO’s to execute on the best deals for the firm and Hines investment vehicles. Munk brings more than 20 years of diverse experience in real estate investing activities in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. Before joining the firm, he served as Managing Director, Americas, Chief Investment Officer and head of Latin America at PGIM Real Estate. While at PGIM, he was responsible for Americas transaction activities, U.S. real estate debt strategies and Latin American operations. Prior to that he was a managing director at Morgan Stanley Real Estate, where he held various roles in the U.S., Europe and South America for more than a decade. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Exchange Council and serves on the Executive Committee of the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School. He is also a member of the Advisory Board at the Center for Real Estate Finance at Cornell University's SC Johnson College of Business and the Advisory Board at the University of Miami business school real estate program. In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees at Gulliver Schools in Florida.


    Suzanne Mulvee

    Senior Vice President, Research and Strategy, GID

    Suzanne Mulvee serves as Senior Vice President of Research and Strategy at GID and is responsible for creating actionable insights into economic drivers, capital market trends, and real estate fundamentals to maximize risk-adjusted returns across real estate cycles. Prior to joining GID, Mulvee was a Director and Real Estate Strategist at CoStar Portfolio Strategy and PPR. There, she was a consultant to some of the largest investment managers, life insurers, pension funds, banks, and private equity funds in the U.S., providing independent expertise in real estate market, portfolio, and mortgage risk analysis.


    Tim Wang

    Managing Director, Head of Investment Research, Clarion Partners LLC

    Tim Wang is a Managing Director and the Head of Investment Research at Clarion Partners. He helps manage the firm’s $56.8 billion of commercial real estate investments, and leads the Research group in supporting the development of investment strategy and advising on portfolio strategy through proprietary analytics and econometric forecasting. He joined the firm in 2006 and is a member of Clarion Partners’ Investment Committee. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and currently serves on the PREA Research Committee (as Chair), the NCREIF Research Committee, and the Real Estate Research Institute Advisory Board.


    Ken Rosen

    Chairman, Rosen Consulting Group

    Ken Rosen is Chairman of Rosen Consulting Group, a real estate market research firm, Chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, and Professor Emeritus and California State Chair of Real Estate and Urban Economics at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Rosen is a trustee of the Urban Land Institute and is a member of the board of directors of several non-profit and for-profit entities that deal with real estate finance and development. He was appointed to the Economic Advisory Board to the Secretary of the Department of Commerce by President Ronald Reagan. He has testified on numerous occasions before various United States Senate and United States House of Representatives committees, and the California Senate Judiciary Committee on housing policy issues. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, the Today Show and PBS discussing real estate issues. He has been widely quoted in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Business Times. He has authored over 100 articles and four books on real estate and real estate finance. He was formerly the Chairman and founder of Rosen Real Estate Securities LLC (RRES), and Chairman, founder and portfolio manager of Lend Lease Rosen Securities, both REIT money management firms. Also, Mr. Rosen served as the special real estate advisor to The Davos World Economic Forum, and from 1985- 1990 he was Consultant/Managing Director of Salomon Brothers’ Real Estate Research Department. Mr. Rosen received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. with highest honors from the University of Connecticut in 1970. He was a Professor of Economics at Princeton University. Ken has played in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament thirteen times and made the cut three times.


    Michele Schneider


    Michele Schneider is the Senior Vice President of Workplace Services and oversees Guest Services, Internal Hospitality & Events, and Building Operations within Salesforce's global Real Estate organization. As a physical expression of the company's culture, Schneider's team is responsible for delivering world-class workplace experiences, day-in, and day-out for over 60,000 employees across more than 100 offices. Today, she's focused on Salesforce's return to the office strategy and the future of work. A Salesforce veteran of over 12 years, Schneider was previously the Vice President of Strategic Events where she led the company's World Tour, Connections and Salesforce Essentials event programming. Before joining the company, Schneider held marketing and events positions at Cisco and BEA Systems (Oracle). Schneider holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of California, Santa Barbara.


    Morgan Hutchinson

    Director of Education, Health Design Lab, Thomas Jefferson University

    Dr. Morgan Hutchinson is the Director of Education at Thomas Jefferson University’s Health Design Lab. She is a practicing physician, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Assistant Medical Director of the Emergency Department. Morgan is on a mission to improve healthcare by training doctors to think like designers. Her work focuses on the application of human-centered design to medical education and healthcare delivery. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Morgan has led important initiatives to improve the health of vulnerable populations, increase access to testing and ensure the safety of frontline healthcare workers and patients. She expanded clinical spaces to boost surge capacity; 3D-printed >30,000 nasopharyngeal swabs for Covid testing; repaired powered air purifying respirators; and partnered with the City of Philadelphia to launch two pop-up Covid-19 testing sites in underserved communities.