Agenda

Includes agendas for Pre-Conference Symposium on Niche Development Tools & Opportunities and the 2017 Summer Institute.

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Wednesday, July 19

Time Description
9:00am

Symposium Welcome & Introductions

Speakers:
Thom Amdur, NH&RA, Washington, DC

9:45am

Affordable Assisted-Living Case Studies: Opportunities and Challenges from Around the Country

Speakers:
Conchy Bretos, MIA Senior Living Solutions, Miami Beach, FL
Walter Ohanian, The Grantham Group, Marlborough, MA
Marshall Phillips, CohnReznick LLP, Charlotte, NC
Sharon Shaffer, Wallick Communities, Reynoldsburg, OH

11:00am

Networking Break

11:15am

Innovative Solar Tax Credit Structures & Transactions

Speakers:
Peter Bell, NH&RA, Washington, DC*
Darien Crimmin, WinnDevelopment, Boston, MA
Jeff Lesk, Nixon Peabody LLP, Washington, DC
Jerome Sullivan, Churchill Stateside Group LLC, Chicago, IL

12:30pm

Networking Lunch

1:45pm

Identifying & Delivering Opportunities In Green & Sustainable Housing

Speakers:
Christian Robin, NH&RA, Washington, DC*
Darien Crimmin, WinnDevelopment, Boston, MA
Scott Pinyard, Sparhawk Group, Yarmouth, ME
Daniel Teague, WegoWise, Inc., Boston, MA

2:45pm

Networking Break

3:00pm

Alternative Preservation Sources & Strategies

Speakers:
Thom Amdur, NH&RA, Washington, DC
Bill Andrews, Equity Resource Investments, Cambridge, MA
Josh Greenblatt, Vesta Corporation, Weatogue, CT
Wade Norris, Eichner, Norris & Neumann PLLC, Washington, DC
John Nunnery, PNC Real Estate, Beaufort, SC

4:00pm

Conclusion of Symposium

6:00pm

Board of Directors Dinner

* Directors & spouses only; separate registration required. 

Thursday, July 20

Time Description
9:00am

Walking Tour of Old Quebec City

* Separate registration required.

Registration fee: $30

Quebec City is perfect for a walking tour. This is also the best way to really appreciate the French culture of the city and feel its energy. Put on good walking shoes, take your camera and begin your exploration! Be prepared to see the Citadelle walls, The Parliament, The Battlefield Park, Panoramic stairs, and more.

9:00am

Board of Directors Meeting

* Board of Directors only; separate registration required. 

11:00am

Developers Luncheon

* Separate registration required. For Developers only. 

Registration fee: $60

1:30pm

Welcome & Introductions

Speaker:
Thom Amdur, NH&RA, Washington, DC

2:15pm

Act Locally, Think Globally: A US + Canada Affordable Housing Idea Exchange

Speakers:
Jeff Morrison, Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, Ottawa, ON
David Smith, Affordable Housing Institute, Boston, MA

3:00pm

Networking Break

3:15pm

Spotlight on The Economy

Speaker:
Robert Hogue, RBC Economics Research, Toronto, ON

Robert Hogue is a member of the Macroeconomic and Regional Analysis Group, with RBC Economics Research. He is responsible for providing analysis and forecasts for the Canadian housing market and for the provincial economies. His publications include Housing Trends and Affordability, Provincial Outlook and provincial budget commentaries. In his functions, he is frequently called to comment on the economy both internally within RBC and externally with clients and the media.

Mr. Hogue joined RBC in May 2008 after spending 15 years with another Canadian financial institution as a senior economist specializing in industrial analysis. At the outset of his career, he spent four years as an economist with Ontario Hydro, where he specialized in industrial and macroeconomic analysis. Mr. Hogue holds a Master’s degree in economics from Queen’s University and a Bachelor’s degree from Université de Montréal.

4:15pm

Networking Break

4:30pm

LIHTC Equity Roundtable

Speakers:
Diana DiPreta, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, New York, NY
Susan Frank, Cinnaire, Wilmington, DE
John Gahan, Murtha Cullina LLP, Boston, MA
Darrick Metz, WNC & Associates, Inc., Saint Paul, MN
Raoul Moore, Enterprise Community Investment, Inc., Columbia, MD
Craig Wagner, RBC Capital Markets, Charlotte, NC

5:30pm

Conclusion of Day's Sessions

5:30pm

Opening Reception

* Separate registration required for guests. Opening reception is included for conference attendees only. 

Adult guest registration fee: $90

Child guest (under 15 years old) registration fee: Free

Friday, July 21

Time Description
9:00am

Successful Strategies for Developing the Future Leaders of Our Companies

Speakers:
David Abromowitz, Goulston & Storrs, Boston, MA
Geoff Brown, USA Properties Fund, Inc., Roseville, CA
Sharon Dworkin Bell, Dworbell, Inc., Washington, DC
Stan Hannah, PhD, Plante & Moran PLLC, Southfield, MI
Stephanie Stoll, Cinnaire, Lansing, MI

 

10:00am

Networking Break

10:15am

Developers Roundtable: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities

Speakers:
Tom Capp, Gorman & Company, Inc., Oregon, WI
Tony Freedman, Holland & Knight LLP, Washington, DC
Holly Wiedemann, AU Associates, Inc., LLC, Lexington, KY
Jeff Woda, The Woda Group, Inc., Westerville, OH

11:15am

Networking Break

11:30am

Multifamily Debt Roundtable

Speakers:
Holly Bray, Love Funding, Washington DC
Cody Langeness, Red Stone Tax Exempt Funding LLC, New York, NY
John Weld Peck, Jones Walker, Cincinnati, OH*
Paul Weissman, Hunt Mortgage Group, Denver, CO

12:30pm

Conclusion of Day's Sessions

2:00pm

Island Tour & Gourmet Tasting Experience

* Separate registration required. 

Registration fee: $90

Great networking opportunity! Adults and children are welcome.

Just 20 minutes from Quebec City is the charming Île d’Orléans which stretches along the St Lawrence River. This is one of the first settled colonies of the New France. We will spend a relaxing afternoon tasting regional wine, Ice Cider (non-alcoholic cider available) and Creme de cassis. Our final stop we will visit a local Chocolate Factory nestled in a 200-year old ancestral house.

  • Includes tastings and transportation.

Saturday, July 22

Time Description
9:00am

Federal & State Historic Tax Credit Update: Preservation Policy & Practice in the Trump Era

Speakers:
Chris Hite, Sugar Creek Capital, Saint Louis, MO
Bill MacRostie, MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC, Washington, DC*
Andrew Potts, Nixon Peabody LLP, Washington, DC
Nick Ratti, CohnReznick LLP, Boston, MA
Albert Rex, MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC, Boston, MA

10:15am

Networking Break

10:30am

Reinvesting in the Community: Strategies and Approaches to Finance Community Facilities and Resources

Speakers:
Mansur Abdul-Malik, The NHP Foundation, Washington, DC
Tom Capp, Gorman & Company, Inc., Oregon, WI
Peter Giles, Cinnaire, Lansing, MI
Beth Pierce, Fannie Mae, Washington, DC
Maia Shanklin Roberts, Ballard Spahr LLP, Washington, DC*

12:00pm

Conclusion of Conference Sessions

2:00pm

Montmorency Falls Scenic Hike

* Separate registration required. 

Registration fee: $65

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a few minutes from Quebec City. It’s one of the province’s most spectacular sites. With its awe-inspiring 83m/272′ waterfall, a full one and a half times higher than Niagara Falls. The falls may be discovered on foot or by a Cable Car. So bring comfortable walking shoes and your camera. There are beautiful photo opportunities from the top of the falls.

  • Includes: Transportation, water fall park pass and the gondola ride.
5:00pm

Closing Reception

* Open to all conference attendees & guests. 

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