Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Michelle Malanca Frey, Executive Director, ULI San Francisco
Drew Hudacek, Chief Investment Officer, Sares Regis Group of Northern California
Keynote: Tomiquia Moss, Founder and CEO, All Home
Housing is never just housing. It is a system and exists in a nexus of other systems, including infrastructure, transportation, economics, labor, justice, and natural systems. Housing is fundamental to human society and is a human right. This panel brings together leading thinkers and doers who work at these intersections and understand how we can create systemic change.
Tomiquia Moss, Founder and CEO, All Home (Moderator)
Jeff Tumlin, Executive Director, San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA)
Kate Gordon, Director, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
Lydia Tan, Managing Director of Real Estate, Oakland A’s
Turning the Tide: Building Momentum for Housing
In the last year, we have seen growing social and political momentum to address the housing crisis. Much of this can be attributed to the coalition of varying interests that have come together, united by a desire to see more affordable and equitable housing options for everyone. At the same time, the grassroots pro-housing movement has dramatically changed the public conversation around the need for housing. Hear from some of the key players helping to turn the tide.
Conor Dougherty, Technology Correspondent, New York Times (Moderator)
Brian Hanlon, Co-Founder, CA YIMBY
Linda Mandolini, President, Eden Housing
David Chiu, Assemblymember, California State Assembly
The Fix: Construction Tech Start-ups Aiming to Change the Game
The Bay Area is home to innovative companies creating new and exciting solutions to reduce building costs, improve housing affordability, and increase construction labor efficiency – each an important piece in solving the region’s housing crisis. Hear from Bay Area Start-ups as they pitch their ideas and/or technologies that have the potential to drastically increase housing production and improve housing affordability in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
Samidha Thakral, Vice-President, Lendlease
Jordan Moss, Founder, Catalyst Housing Group
Stonly Baptiste, Partner, UrbanUs
Leadership Panel: Where Do We Go from Here
We have been making inroads on that housing crisis, but there is still much work to be done. With an eye to changing political and economic winds, panel of political, community, and industry leaders will share insights and outlooks on where we go from here and what we can do to make the most impact in the near and long term.
Mary Huss, President and Publisher, Business Times (Moderator)
Fred Blackwell, Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco Foundation
Denise Pinkston, Partner, TMG Partners
Buffy Wicks, Assemblymember, California State Assembly
Libby Seifel, Owner, Seifel Consulting
Eric Tao, Managing Partner, L37 Partners