Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, March 22

Mar 22

UrbanPlan for Public Sector – Part 1

Invitation Only The UrbanPlan for Public Officials Workshop is ideal for local decision makers who would like to learn more about the fundamental forces that shape and affect the built environment and the important leadership roles…

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 02:00 PM – 5:00 PM
UrbanPlan
Mar 22

Regional Initiative Council (RIC) Dinner

Invitation Only…

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 06:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Regional Initiative Council

Thursday, March 23

Mar 23

Registration Desk Open

Thursday, March 23, 2017 07:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Registration
Mar 23

RIC Meetings

Invitation Only RIC members will receive their council agenda and information directly via email…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 08:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Regional Initiative Council
Mar 23

UrbanPlan for Public Sector – Part 2

Invitation Only…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 08:30 AM – 12:30 PM
UrbanPlan
Mar 23

Mobile Tour – Romare Bearden Park and the Boom of Uptown

Romare Bearden Park and the Boom of Uptown Thursday, March 23 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. What do a public park, baseball stadium and old surface lots have in common? Can creating open space to enrich the community and…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 09:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Mobile Tour
Mar 23

Mobile Tour – Remaking of SouthPark

Remaking of SouthPark Thursday, March 23 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 Since the recession, SouthPark has seen over $850M of proposed or current development. Simultaneously, there are concerns about traffic, connectivity and open space amongst residents and employees of SouthPark…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 09:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Mobile Tour
Mar 23

Networking Lunch

Open to all meetings registrants…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Networking
Mar 23

Opening Keynote Session – For the Love of Our Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places

The mutual love affair between people and their place is one of the most powerful influences in our lives, yet rarely thought of in terms of a relationship. As cities begin thinking of themselves as…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 01:30 PM – 2:45 PM
General Session
Mar 23

Break

Thursday, March 23, 2017 02:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Break
Mar 23

Concurrent Session – (sub)Urban Remix

Denser, walkable urban places with a mix of residential, retail and office isn’t just for the CBD. Suburbs are now embracing the concept, creating vibrant centers and great community gathering places. Citizens are no longer…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Concurrent Session
Mar 23

Concurrent Session – The Brewery Boom

The growth of craft breweries and brewpubs over the past 20 years has helped revitalize neighborhoods throughout our region and the rest of the country.  As their numbers have grown, many are choosing to locate…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Concurrent Session
Mar 23

Concurrent Session – Let’s Talk About Housing

Everyone is talking about housing – is there enough supply, mix of affordability and living options? Housing surveys show people want large lots within walking distance to vibrant centers and other desires that are mutually…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 03:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Concurrent Session
Mar 23

Fireside Chat – Acceleration: Five Forces Forging Real Estate’s Future 

Change is occurring in society and business at an ever-accelerating pace. How can the physical world of real estate adapt to an ever-shifting, virtual world of bits and bytes? Our panel of real estate experts will…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 04:15 PM – 5:15 PM
General Session
Mar 23

Networking Reception

Open to all meetings registrants…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 05:15 PM – 6:45 PM
Networking
Mar 23

Leadership Reception

Invitation Only This reception is by invitation to ULI Charlotte, ULI South Carolina and ULI Triangle Governance and Management Committees, ULI Trustees, ULI Governors, key meeting speakers, and top sponsors…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 06:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Mar 23

Women’s Leadership Initiative Dinner

Join us for the Women’s Leadership Initiative dinner at Fahrenheit located at 222 South Caldwell (within walking distance of the hotel).  The Women’s Leadership Initiative is a great avenue for networking and helps to strengthen…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 07:30 PM – 9:00 PM
WLI
Mar 23

Young Leaders Group Reception

Meet up with other Young Leaders at Stoke, one of Charlotte’s newest restaurants and cool places to be. Located in the revamped Marriott City Center, “Stoke is the warmth of wood-fired cooking complemented by closely-sourced ingredients…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 08:30 PM – 10:00 PM
YLG

Friday, March 24

Mar 24

Walk & Talk

Join fellow attendees as we take a walk around uptown Charlotte.  This is a great way to meet fellow attendees, see the area near the hotel and get some exercise.  Participants should meet in the…

Friday, March 24, 2017 06:00 AM – 6:45 AM
Networking
Mar 24

Registration Desk Open

Friday, March 24, 2017 07:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Registration
Mar 24

Continental Breakfast

Open to all meetings registrants…

Friday, March 24, 2017 07:15 AM – 8:00 AM
Networking
Mar 24

Concurrent Session – Crane Watch: Cool Projects Across the Carolinas

This session will present six interesting, diverse and cutting-edge projects under construction across the Carolinas. The panelists will share mini-case studies of their projects including the development and the lessons learned, photos, site and floor…

Friday, March 24, 2017 08:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Concurrent Session
Mar 24

Concurrent Session – Deep Dive: Brownfields, Active Transportation and Creative Placemaking

This is your opportunity to have a conversation with the experts. Enjoy this interactive session featuring a highlight on each topic, direct conversations, and shared lessons learned. Dive deeper into: Brownfields – Programs that are creating opportunities for…

Friday, March 24, 2017 08:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Concurrent Session
Mar 24

Break

Friday, March 24, 2017 09:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Break
Mar 24

Urban Ideas Competition

Urban Ideas Competition Multidisciplinary teams from around the Carolinas were invited to submit proposals for redevelopment of a 45-acre site on the LYNX Blue Line Extension currently under construction in the University City area of Charlotte…

Friday, March 24, 2017 09:15 AM – 10:15 AM
General Session
Mar 24

Break

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Break
Mar 24

Closing Keynote Session – Where We Want to Live

After decades of sprawl, many American city and suburban residents struggle with issues related to traffic (and its accompanying challenges for our health and productivity), divided neighborhoods, and a non-walkable life. Urban designer Ryan Gravel…

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
General Session