Broker's Edge

8:00 am — 9:00 pm: Breakfast and Networking

  • Enjoy a continental breakfast, network with your peers, and stop by the resource tables to learn more from your National, State, and Local Associations

9:00 am — 12:00 pm: Morning Business Sessions

  • From Risk to Resilience: The Global Mission to Secure Cyberspace
    • Tom Ridge, First Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Former Governor of Pennsylvania, and Chairman, Ridge Global
  • Broker Roundtable: Recruit and Retain the Best with a Winning Culture
    • Moderated by Darryl MacPherson, Executive Vice President, RISMedia
    • Panelists: Lawrence “L.P.” Finn, Operating Office and Principal Broker, Coach REALTORS®; Dottie Herman, President and CEO, Douglas Elliman; Joe Rand, Chief Creative Officer, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Rand Realty
  • Establishing a Global Footprint: Inbound, Outbound and in Your Neighborhood
    • Moderated by Roseann Farrow, Owner, Roseann Farrow Seminars
    • Panelists: Susan Greenfield, Broker, Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC; Angie Lee, Principal and Managing Director, BLOC Residential Corporation; Vanessa Saunders, Principal Broker and CEO, Global Property Systems
  • Advocacy and Action
    • Moderator: Charlie Oppler, CEO of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty
    • Panelists: Gerald N. "Jerry" Giovaniello, Chief Lobbyist and Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, National Association of REALTORS®; Michael Kelly, Director of Government Affairs, New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR)

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm: Buffet Lunch and Networking

  • Enjoy a buffet lunch, networking with your peers, and stop by the resource tables to learn more from your National, State, and Local Associations

1:00 pm — 4:00 pm: Afternoon Business Sessions

  • Disruption and Opportunity: Technology Game Changers
    • Moderator: Nobu Hata, Director, Member Engagement, National Association of REALTORS®
    • Panelists: Matthew Shadbolt, Director of Real Estate Products, The New York Times; Joseph Sullivan, User Experience Developer, Center for REALTOR® Technology, National Association of REALTORS®; Deena Zimmerman, Vice President, SVN Chicago Commercial
  • Legal and Risk Management: What to Know Now
    • Jessica Edgerton, Associate Counsel, National Association of REALTORS®
  • Forecasting the Future: Housing Market Outlook and Key Trends
    • Dr Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research, National Association of REALTORS®
  • Shaping the Future of Real Estate
    • Moderator: Elizabeth Mendenhall, 2017 President-Elect, National Association of REALTORS®; CEO, RE/MAX Boone Realty
    • Panelists: Dan Elsea, President of Broker Services, Real Estate One; Chairman, Upstream Board of Managers; Bob Goldberg, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Business Development & Strategic Investments, Professional Development and Conventions; incoming CEO, National Association of REALTORS®; Suzanne Zinn Mueller, Senior Vice President of Industry Relations, Move, Inc. (operator of®)

4:00 pm — 5:30 pm: Cocktail Reception

  • Reception will immediately follow the close of programming



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