PORTLAND, Ore. – The third annual Oregon CEO Summit, which will include business leaders discussing the role real estate plays in the economy, will take place on Thursday, May 3, from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. at the Governor Hotel in Portland.
Sponsored by Oregon State University’s College of Business, the event, “Real Estate Now: Rethinking, Renewing, Reinventing,” begins with a keynote address by Tom Toomey, president and CEO of United Dominion Realty, Inc. Toomey will speak about how the real estate industry is evolving and doing more with less in today’s economy.
Following the keynote, a panel discussion will discuss the role of real estate in the current economy, which continues to challenge the industry and local communities. Panelists include:
- David Andersen, president, Andersen Construction Co. Inc.
- Mark Edlen, CEO, Gerding Edlen
- Derrick McGavic, founder and principal, Newport Capital Partners
- John Stirek, president, Western Operations, Trammell Crow
The panel will be moderated by Diane Detering-Paddison, chief strategy officer, Cassidy Turley.
With expertise in different segments of the real estate industry including capital markets, construction, institutional investment, design and sustainability, the diverse group of panelists will discuss new trends, opportunities and innovative solutions that drive the economy.
Registration for the summit is $50, which includes breakfast. The Governor Hotel is located at 614 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland. Registration closes on Thursday, April 26.
For more information and to register, go to: http://business.oregonstate.edu/CEOSummit