5th Annual Northern Virginia Apartment Summit

From April 26, 2018 9:00 am until April 26, 2018 3:30 pm

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Navigating Generational Change

A new generation of renters with shifting tastes, new mobility platforms delivering people and packages, properties as internet of things, virtual reality in design and marketing, robotic furniture systems – we are living in an era of generational change. Learn about new ideas, disruption, opportunities and challenges for Northern Virginia apartment owners, developers, investors and property managers.

Morning sessions will include a keynote address by Cindy Clare, COO of Bell Partners and NAA President and presentations by Dan Fulton of John Burns Real Estate on “Big Shifts Ahead: Apartment Demand Trends Driven By Demographic Changes” and Rick Haughey of NMHC on “How Demographics, Psychographics, and Technology are Bringing Multifamily to the Brink of a Design Revolution.”
Afternoon sessions will feature an expert panels on “Changing How Apartment Are Designed and Operated” and on “Apartments and Next Generation Technology”.

The MINI-TRADESHOW featuring NOVA’s best multifamily vendors will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room. Stop by to see the latest and greatest products and technology in the multi-housing industry.

Summit Hosts
Northern Virginia Apartment Association
George Mason University Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship


9:00 am to 10:00 am
Registration, Refreshments & Mini-Trade Show 
(Multipurpose Room – Room 126C)

10:00 am to 10:10 am
Welcome Remarks 
(Auditorium – Room 134)
Eric Maribojoc, Executive Director, Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship
Ludwig P. Gaines, Esq., Executive Director, Northern Virginia Apartment Association

10:10 am to 10:50 am
Keynote Address
(Auditorium – Room 134)
Cindy Clare, Chief Operating Officer: Bell Partners
Immediate Past Chairman, National Apartment Association
Cindy Clare was recently appointed COO of Bell Partners in North Carolina. She was previously president of property management of Kettler in McLean, Virginia. Prior to Kettler, she was vice president of residential properties for the Mark Winkler Company. In 2015, she was named one of the “10 Most Influential Women in Real Estate” by Multifamily Executive.

10:50 am to 11:30 am
Presentation: “Big Shifts Ahead: Apartment Demand Trends Driven By Demographic Changes”
(Auditorium – Room 134)
Dan Fulton: Senior Vice President: John Burns Real Estate Consulting

11:30 am to 12:10 pm
Presentation: Disruption: “How Demographics, Psychographics, and Technology are Bringing Multifamily to the Brink of a Design Revolution.”
Rick Haughey, Vice President, Industry Technology Initiatives, National Multifamily Housing Council

12:10pm to 1:00 pm
Lunch Break – Circulate at Trade Show (Location: Multi-Purpose Room – Room 126C)

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
“Changing How Apartments are Designed and Operated” (Location: Auditorium – Room 134)
Presentation: “The Effect of Building Design On Apartment Performance”
Sandy Paul, Managing Director, National Market Research: Newmark Knight Frank

Presentation: “Trends in Apartment Design”
Ulises Montes de Oca, Associate Principal, Lessard Design

Presentation: “The Future of Urban Mobility and Package Delivery”
Tom Madrecki, Director of Urban Innovation and Mobility, UPS

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
“Apartments and Next Generation Technology” (Location: Auditorium – Room 134)
Presentation: “How Augmented and Virtual Reality and Other Emerging Technologies Can Change Multi-Dwelling Marketing”
Shawn Hanna, Senior Director of Technology Initiatives, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®

Presentation: “The Apartment Building as an Internet of Things: Making Your Property Smart”
Julien Stamatakis, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Senseware

Presentation: “Robotic Furniture Systems for Multi-Purpose Rooms”
Felipe Serpa, Valor Development, LLC

3:00 pm Concluding Remarks
Kevin R. Eakin – Snell Properties
President of the Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Apartment Association

General Registration: $125.00


Gold Event Sponsor: $1,000.00 (includes 4 tickets & signage)
Silver Event Sponsor: $750 (includes 3 tickets & signage)
Bronze Event Sponsor: $500 (includes 2 tickets & signage)


Table Top Exhibitor: $300 (includes 1 ticket & signage)
General Registration: $125.00
Gold Event Sponsor: $1,000.00
Silver Event Sponsor: $750.00
Bronze Event Sponsor: $500.00
Table Top Exhibitor: $300.00
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