Fairmont Copley Plaza
Boston
MA
Sep. 18 — 19, 2017
Event description

The 11th annual HR Forum, facilitated by Nareit exclusively for its Corporate Members' senior HR executives, is the only conference of its kind that presents a high-quality, broad-based educational program focused on a variety of human resources issues within the context of commercial real estate. In addition, the HR Forum provides its attendees with numerous opportunities to network and discuss best practices with senior HR executives from around the country.

Please note that this meeting is by invitation only.

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Speaker Bios and Session Materials

All speaker bios can be found here

To view the 2017 HR Forum Session Materials, please login below

Monday, September 18

The Human Capital Side of M & A

Moderator: Matt Slepin, Founder, Managing Partner, Terra Search Partners

Panelists:

Nancy Hemmenway, Former Chief HR Officer, Prologis, Inc.

Deborah Jones, SVP-HR, Essex Property Trust, Inc.

Amy d’Olimpio, VP-HR, Regency Centers Corporation

 

Psychological Insights into Personal Growth and Development: A Helpful Guide for You and Your Corporate Clients

Speaker:  Adrian Dawson, President, Dawson Consulting, Inc.

 

The New Challenges Facing HR

Speaker: Peter Cappelli, George W. Taylor Professor of Management & Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

 

Tuesday, September 19

Blending Multi-Generations at Work

Speakers:

John Bremen, Managing Director-Human Capital & Benefits-North America, Willis Towers Watson

Loren Lehnen, Director, Willis Towers Watson

 

Real Estate Cycles: What are the Risks and Opportunities for Your Companies

Speaker: Calvin Schnure, SVP-Research & Economic Analysis, NAREIT

 

Commercial Real Estate Comp Today

Speaker: Jeremy Banoff, Sr. Managing Director, FPL Associates, L.P.

 

Driving Better Business Performance Through Diversity & Inclusion

Moderator: William Ferguson, Chairman and CEO, Ferguson Partners Ltd.

Panelists:

Matthew DiGuiseppe, Head-Americas Asset Stewardship, State Street Global Advisors

Kevin Grant, Chairman, President, CEO & CIO, CYS Investments, Inc.

Mary Hogan-Preusse, Founder & Principal, Sturgis Partners LLC

Pamela Reeve, Chairman of the Board, DentaQuest

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Monday, September 18

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM Registration
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Welcome & Self Introductions
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM The Human Capital Side of M & A

Moderator:

Matt Slepin, Founder, Managing Partner, Terra Search Partners

Panelists:
Nancy Hemmenway, Former Chief HR Officer, Prologis, Inc.
Deborah Jones, SVP-HR, Essex Property Trust, Inc.
Amy d’Olimpio, VP-HR, Regency Centers Corporation
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Psychological Insights into Personal Growth and Development: A Helpful Guide for You and Your Corporate Clients

Speaker:

Adrian Dawson, President, Dawson Consulting, Inc.
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Networking Break
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM The New Challenges Facing HR

Speaker:

Peter Cappelli, George W. Taylor Professor of Management & Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Roundtable Discussions
  • Compensation Systems
  • How Performance Management is Tied to Employee Engagement
  • NAREIT’s Dividends Through Diversity Initiative and How NAREIT Corporate Member HR Teams Can Get Involved
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Reception
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Optional Dinner at Stephanie's on Newbury
*additional fee and registration required

 

Tuesday, September 19

7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Registration
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Blending Multi-Generations at Work

Speakers:

John Bremen, Managing Director-Human Capital & Benefits-North America, Willis Towers Watson
Loren Lehnen, Director, Willis Towers Watson
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Real Estate Cycles: What are the Risks and Opportunities for Your Companies

Speaker:

Calvin Schnure, SVP-Research & Economic Analysis, NAREIT
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Networking Break
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Commercial Real Estate Comp Today

Speaker:

Jeremy Banoff, Sr. Managing Director, FPL Associates, L.P.
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Lunch
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Driving Better Business Performance Through Diversity & Inclusion

Moderator:
William Ferguson, Chairman and CEO, Ferguson Partners Ltd.

Panelists:
Matthew DiGuiseppe, Head-Americas Asset Stewardship, State Street Global Advisors
Kevin Grant, Chairman, President, CEO & CIO, CYS Investments, Inc.
Mary Hogan-Preusse, Founder & Principal, Sturgis Partners LLC
Pamela Reeve, Chairman of the Board, DentaQuest
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Wrap Up

*NOTE: This schedule is subject to change.

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Registration Fees

  On or Before August 25 On or After August 26
HR Forum Registration $500 $550
Optional Dinner at Stephanie's on Newbury $115 $115

*NOTE: Registration for this Forum is for NAREIT Corporate Members only.

 

Conference Attire

The conference attire for NAREIT's HR Forum is business casual.

 

Hotel Information

Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St. James Avenue 
Boston, MA 02116 
Tel: (617) 267-5300
*Note: This is the link to the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel. This is NOT the link to reserve your hotel room at the NAREIT group rate. All registrants will receive a link to reserve your hotel room in the registration confirmation email.

 

NAREIT Group Rates

Guest Room: $380.00
*Cut off date to receive group rate (pending availability) is Friday, August 25, 2017.

 

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 Friday, August 25, 2017, less a $100 processing fee.

*No refunds will be granted after Friday, August 25, 2017.

 

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 Rimoli-Wiesel at lacey@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

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Forum Registration
Tracie Desjardins
Operations Coordinator
202-739-9439
tdesjardins@nareit.com

Allison Shaw
Operations Coordinator
202-739-9420

Afia Boone
Director, Membership & Meetings
202-739-9433
aboone@nareit.com

Katelyn Rowland 
Director, Membership & Meetings 
202-739-9443
krowland@nareit.com


Hotel Reservations
Lacey Rimoli-Wiesel
Director, Meeting and Convention, Staged Right Events
954-404-8252
colette@stagedrightevents.com

Luis Rimoli
President, Staged Right Events
954-404-8252
luis@stagedrightevents.com


Sponsorship
Chris Flood
VP, Business Development
202-739-9412
cflood@nareit.com

Tracie Desjardins
Operations Coordinator
202-739-9439
tdesjardins@nareit.com


Forum Programming
Katelyn Rowland
Director, Membership & Meetings
202-739-9443
krowland@nareit.com


Overall Forum Issues
Pam Coleman
SVP, Meetings
202-739-9427
pcoleman@nareit.com

Bonnie Gottlieb
SVP, Industry & Member Affairs
202-739-9444

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  • While NAREIT is not an HRCI approved provider, this program can be self-reported to HRCI, individually, following their guidelines.

    How to Receive Credit

    • Upon conclusion of the HR Forum, NAREIT will send an online attendance form to all attendees
    • Complete and submit the online attendance form to NAREIT
    • Once the form has been submitted, you will receive a certificate of attendance and course descriptions
    • You must then self-report the activity to HRCI
      • Please visit the HRCI website here for a step by step guideline on how to submit your self-reported credits (see page 6 of the guideline)
      • Please note that you do NOT need an Activity ID in order to submit for credits
      • For additional questions or information regarding how to submit your self-reported credits with HRCI please contact them directly by calling 866-898-4724

     

    For more information regarding credits for the HR Forum, please contact Katelyn Rowland at krowland@nareit.com.

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