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2022 Development & Design Conference and Expo

August 31 @ 7:00 am - 11:45 am

2022 Development & Design Conference and Expo

Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center
13200 E. 14th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80011

4 hours of real estate continuing education credit have been approved.

Attendee registration is now open.
Exhibitor/sponsor registration: Reserve your exhibit space today by contacting Lori Golightly at lgolightly@crej.com

All Colorado Real Estate Journal conferences will adhere to Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment COVID-19 requirements.


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2022 Development & Design Conference and Expo
$ 90.00

Conference Agenda

7:00 – 7:25 a.m.
Check-in, Registration and Networking
7:25 – 7:30 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Britt Nelson - Director of Business Development, VTBS Architects
7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Complete Neighborhood / 15-Minute City
Smart development in multi-block zones with higher mobility, closer proximity to live, work, play.
Lilly Djaniants - Senior Associate, CallisonRTKL Inc.
Alex Garrison - Design Director, Gensler
Andrew Iltis - Director, Economic Development, Downtown Denver Partnership
Chris Miller - Board Member, Yimby Denver
Albus Brooks - Vice President of Business Development & Public Affairs, Milender White Construction
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Zoning and Design Review Boards
Limitations and maintaining quality and diversity (Form vs. FAR base)
Laura E. Aldrete - Executive Director, Community Planning and Development, City and County of Denver
Adam Harding, AIA, LEED AP - Partner, Roth Sheppard Architects
Kaylyn Kirby, AIA, NCARB - Associate, Semple Brown Design
Aaron Tweedie - Principal, Tweed Studio
8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
Developer Insights - A Lively Exchange
Bill Mosher - Senior Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company
Kerry Joannides - Director, Development, Rockefeller Group
Matthew Joblon - CEO, Principal, BMC Investments
Jim Neenan - CEO, Prime West Development, LLC
Matt Mahoney - Senior Vice President - Capital Projects & Development, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment
Ray Pittman - President & Chief Executive Officer, McWhinney
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.
Networking Break - Food & Beverage in Expo Hall
9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
Repositioning / Urban Infill / Revitalization
Development and design focusing on revitalizing older buildings. Creating mixed-use zones with a destination appeal.
Kourtny Garrett - President & CEO, Downtown Denver Partnership
Fiona Arnold - President, MAINSPRING Developers
Dana Crawford - President, Urban Neighborhoods
Haroun Cowans - Founder/CEO, Goshen Development
Jon Buerge - Chief Development Officer | Principal, Urban Villages, Inc.
Tom Gallagher, AIA, LEED AP BD+C - Principal, Semple Brown Design
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Sustainability – Where are we now and where are things going?
Courtney Anderson - Net Zero Energy New Building and Homes Administrator, City and County of Denver
Laura Charlier - Sustainability Director, Group14 Engineering, Inc.
Aaron Esselink - Product Portfolio Manager, Xcel Energy
Stacey Rothgeb - Manager, Residential Building Solutions and Scaling Group, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Jeff Hall, AIA, LEED AP BD+C - Sustainability Director, Senior Associate, Gensler
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Architect Perspective / Thought Leadership
Andy Rockmore, AIA - Partner, SAR+
David Daniel, AIA - Principal, Davis Partnership Architects
Jonas Philipsen, NCARB, LEED AP, BD+C - Studio Director, Senior Associate, Gensler
Rick Petersen FAIA, LEED AP - Principal, OZ Architecture
Tania Salgado, FAIA - LEED AP - Principal, Handprint Architecture
Nathan Gulash - Associate, Semple Brown