ULI Utah Trends Conference Coming in October

Salt Lake City—The Utah District Council of Urban Land Institute (ULI Utah), a nonprofit research and education organization representing land use and real estate development disciplines, invites development-minded individuals, organizations and members of the media, to attend its yearly ULI Utah Trends Conference on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at the Grand America Hotel located at 555 Main Street in Downtown Salt Lake City. The day-long conference will feature presentations by both private- and public-sector experts from a variety of disciplines, including hospitality, public policy, technology, education, transportation and economic development.

Among the topics to be discussed include the service aspect of real estate; evolution in the worlds of technology, co-working, and hospitality; anchor institutions and community growth; the livability impact of Utah’s population growth; and how neighborhood activism impacts real estate and public policy. Speakers include Marriott Select Brands Chief Development Officer Eric Jacobs, Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley, Former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy, Infrastructure Masons Founder Dean Nelson, and Ogden City Mayor Mike Caldwell. Representatives from the following local and regional organizations are also on the speaking agenda: Wasatch Front Regional Council, Colliers International (Utah office), STACK Real Estate, LendingClub Corporation, Recursion Pharmaceuticals, Jones Lang LaSalle, Industry/Q Factor, Kiln, The Wave, Visit Salt Lake, Replay Destinations, Paragon, University of Utah’s Real Estate Administration Department, Arizona State University’s Real Estate Development Department, PEG Development, Y2 Analytics, Foxley & Pignanelli, and Wexford Science & Technology.

“This year’s Trends Conference encompasses a wide breadth of topics and formats,” says Ibi Guevara, ULI Utah chair and Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Hunt Electric. “Through traditional lectures, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, attendees will be exposed to national, regional, and local perspectives on the top issues facing the development community as we enter 2020.”

Detailed registration information, remaining sponsorship opportunities, as well as a complete agenda with speaker and session details, are available at

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