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Fall Members' Meeting 2020 · Thursday, October 22 – Friday, October 23, 2020


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Friday, October 23, 2020
10:30-10:50 amWelcoming Remarks and the State of the Center

Joe Gyourko, Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Director, Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School

Matthew J. Lustig, Chairman of Investment Banking, North America; Head of Real Estate & Lodging, Lazard; Chair, Advisory Board, Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School

10:50-11:50 amWharton Faculty on the Economy

Moderator: Maisy Wong, Assistant Director, Grayken Program in International Real Estate at the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center

Panelists: Joe Gyourko

Olivia S. Mitchell, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor; Professor of Insurance & Risk Mgmt. and Business Economics & Public Policy; Executive Director, Pension Research Council; Director, Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research, the Wharton School

Jeremy Siegel, Russell E. Palmer Professor of Finance, the Wharton School

11:50-12:00 pmBreak
12:00-12:50 pmA Conversation with Seth Klarman, CEO of the Baupost Group

Moderator: Joe Gyourko 

12:50-1:00 pmBreak
1:00-1:50 pm“Decision 2020: Why Election Night is Going to Look Different This Year”

John Lapinski, Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor of Political Science; Director, Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies

1:50-2:00 pmBreak
2:00-3:00 pmPanel Session: “The Present and Future for Offices”

Moderator: Asuka Nakahara, Associate Director, Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School

Panelists: Marty Burger, Chief Executive Office, Silverstein Properties Inc.

Ritson Ferguson, CEO & Co-CIO, CBRE Clarion Securities

David Rubenstein, Founder & Senior Managing Principal, Rubenstein Partners

Marilyn Jordan Taylor, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Former Dean; Stuart Weitzman School of Design, The University of Pennsylvania

3:00 pmClosing Comments

Joe Gyourko, Matthew J. Lustig

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