2015-01-20
2015-01-21
Jan. 20 - 21

2015 Leader in the Light Working Forum

  • Attendees

  • Presentation Materials

  • Questions

               

     

    Forum Registration 
    Katelyn Rowland
    Manager-Membership & Meetings
    202-739-9443
    krowland@nareit.com

    Housing Reservations
    Lacey Rimoli-Wiesel
    NAREIT Housing, Staged Right Events
    954-404-8252
    lacey@stagedrightevents.com


     

  • Schedule at a Glance

               

     

    Tuesday, January 20
    12:30pm - 2:00pm Working Lunch – Projects and Leading Practices
    2:00pm - 4:00pm Panel Discussion - The Financing Frontier
    • Green Bonds Update
    • SRI Capital’s Point Of View
    • REIT’s Perspective
    Moderator:
    David Stanford, Executive Managing Director, RealFoundations

    Panelists:
    Shawn Cepeda, Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    Dan Guglielmone, SVP, Capital Markets, Vornado Realty Trust
    Michael Mas, SVP, Capital Markets, Regency Centers
    Gabriel Thoumi, Sr. Sustainability Analyst, Calvert Investments
    4:00pm - 4:45pm Carbon War Room/GRESB - ESG and Financial Performance in the REIT Sector

    Speaker:
    Joshua Kagan, Operation Lead-Energy Efficiency, Carbon War Room
    4:45pm - 5:30pm Regulatory Update - What REITs Need to Know

    Speaker:
    Cliff Majersik, Executive Director, Institute for Market Transformation
    5:30pm - 6:00pm REIT Industry Initiatives
    • United Nations Environment Programme – Finance Initiative
    • Better Buildings Challenge
    Panelists:
    Ari Frankel, Head-ESG Strategy-Real Estate, RREEF Management LLC
    Maria Vargas, Director, US Department of Energy
    6:00pm - 7:00pm Welcome Reception
    7:00pm - 9:00pm Optional Dinner
     
    Wednesday, January 21
    8:00am - 9:00am Networking Breakfast
    9:00am - 10:30am Panel Discussion - Real Estate & Sustainability Reporting

    Moderator:
    Alok Singh, Director-Energy Solutions, RealFoundations

    Panelists:
    Nils Kok, CEO, GRESB
    Kevin Parker, Board of Directors, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
    Lenora Suki, Head-Sustainable Finance Product Strategy, Bloomberg, LP
    10:30am - 12:00pm Group Discussion - GRESB Survey: Where is it Going and What Needs to Change?

    Facilitator:

    John D’Angelo, Managing Director, RealFoundations
       
      ** The follwoing afternoon sessions are reserved for NAREIT Corporate Members Only **
       
    12:00pm - 1:00pm Working Lunch – Sector Breakouts
    1:00pm - 2:00pm Engaging Tenants
    2:00pm - 4:00pm REIT Participants - Knowledge Sharing
    4:00pm Working Forum Concludes
  • Prices and Policies

                                                                  

                                                          On or Before December 23                   On or After December 24

    Forum Registration Fee**                            $595                                                          $695

     
    **Registration for this event is limited to NAREIT Corporate Members


    Attire 
    The dress attire for this event is casual.

    Hotel Reservations 
    Hyatt Regency Reston
    1800 Presidents Street
    Reston, Virginia, 20190

    NAREIT Group Rates: 
    Single/Double - $229

    Cut off date to receive group rate (pending availability) is Friday, December 12, 2014.


    Conference Cancellation Policy 

    All cancellations must be received in writing to Katelyn Rowland at krowland@nareit.com. Full conference refunds will be issued for cancellations received no later than Tuesday, December 23, 2014, less a $100 processing fee. 

    No refunds will be granted after Tuesday, December 23, 2014. 

    Hotel Cancellation Policy 

    NAREIT requires a one night, non-refundable deposit paid to the hotel at time of reservation. Cancellation of additional room nights (not the entire reservation), without penalty, requires notice 72 hours prior to arrival, otherwise additional room and tax penalties may apply and will be charged to the credit card on file. Any changes to your hotel reservation may be done on this site up until 72 hours prior to arrival or by emailing lacey@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

  • Hotel Information

    Hyatt Regency Reston
    1800 Presidents Street
    Reston, Virginia, 20190
    * Please note this is the link to the Hyatt Regency Reston's website. This is NOT the link to reserve your hotel room at the NAREIT group rate. You must first register for Leader in the Light Working Forum in order to book your hotel room. After your registration is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail that will contain the hotel reservation link.

    NAREIT Room Rate
    $229 single/double occupancy

    Hotel Cancellation Policy
    NAREIT requires a one night, non-refundable deposit paid to the hotel at time of reservation. Cancellation of additional room nights (not the entire reservation) without penalty requires notice 72 hours prior to arrival, otherwise additional room and tax penalties may apply and will be charged to the credit card on file.

    Any changes to your hotel reservation may be done on the hotel room block site up until 72 hours prior to arrival or by emailing lacey@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

    NOTE: Hotel reservations at the group rate are subject to availability after Friday, December 31, 2014.

    Standard Room Amenities
    High speed internet access
    32" LCD HD TV and four-outlet technology console
    Cable/satellite TV, including CNN, ESPN, and HBO
    Alarm clock

    Restaurants & Lounges
    Tavern 64
    Serving: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Dress attire: Casual

    Parking
    Valet parking: $14.00 daily; $24.00 overnight
    Self Park: $14.00 max daily (4+ hours); $12.00 overnight
    Dulles Airport Shuttle - complimentary to any Hyatt guest - contact (703)709-1234 to make arrangments

    Business Center
    The Business Center offers a complete range of technological, Internet, and business services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Airport Information
    Dulles International Airport - IAD
    Distance from hotel: 6 miles
    Drive time: 10 minutes

    Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - DCA
    Distance from hotel: 24 miles
    Drive time: 30 minutes