Fall 2021 public programming will be a virtual/in-person hybrid. Columbia affiliates holding a green pass may attend in-person events, while the general public may attend via Zoom Webinar. All events will be recorded and available for later viewing unless otherwise noted.
Organized by the Master of Science in Real Estate Development program in partnership with symposium co-chairs Gordon L Clark, Professorial Fellow at St Edmund Hall at Oxford University and Richard Florida, University Professor, University of Toronto.
Welcome by Lawrence H Summers, the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University Manuel B. Aalbers, Professor of Human Geography, University of Leuven (Belgium)
Sam Chandan, the Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair and Academic Dean of New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate Richard Green, holder of the Lusk Chair in Real Estate and Professor at the Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California Janelle Knox-Hayes, Associate Professor and Head of the Environmental Policy and Planning Group, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning Ashby Monk, Executive and Research Director of the Stanford Global Projects Center Jerry Nickelsburg, faculty director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, Anderson School of Management, University of California Los Angeles Richard B. Peiser, the Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University Rachel Weber, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Urban Planning and Policy Department, University of Illinois at Chicago Dariusz Wójcik, Professor of Economic Geography at the School of Geography and the Environment and a Fellow of St Peter’s College, Oxford University