Sustainability Summit Agenda & Speakers

December 16, 2021

The Sustainability Summit took place on December 16, 2021. View a recording of streamed sessions at

Facilitator: Todd Shipman, 2022 SAG Chair.

10:00-10:10 a.m. CT

Welcome *

10:10-10:40 a.m. CT

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) *

Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: County Hazard Mapping Tool Demonstration 

  • John Bateman, Meteorologist at NOAA
  • Adam Smith, NOAA

10:40-11:00 a.m CT

Calmly Solving the Looming Challenges With Data *

  • Tom Larsen, Principal, Industry Solutions, Insurance and Spatial Solutions, CoreLogic

11:00-11:20 a.m. CT            

The Impact of Climate Change on Housing and Housing Finance * (view PDF)

  • Dr. Sean Becketti, Elliott Bay Analytics

11:20-11:35 a.m. CT          

Questions for Presenters *

11:35-11:45 a.m. CT           

2022 Sustainability Outlook *

  • With 2022 NAR President Leslie Rouda Smith

11:45-12:00 p.m. CT  

Break (15 minutes)

12:00-12:30 p.m. CT           

Breakouts – Sustainability Roundtables

Three topics rotating at 10 minutes each with a moderator for each topic:

12:00-12:10 p.m. CT       

Climate Change, Resilience, and Real Estate

  • Moderated by Rod Helm

12:10-12:20 p.m. CT       

Addressing Sustainability at the State and Local Level

  • Moderated by Nate Johnson

12:20-12:30 p.m. CT   

Defining the Business Case for Our Industry

  • Moderated by Todd Shipman

12:30-12:45 p.m. CT     

Group Recaps from Moderators

12:45-1:05 p.m. CT          


1:05-1:20 p.m. CT              

Suggested Next Steps

1:20-1:30 p.m. CT             

Break (10 minutes)

1:30-1:50 p.m. CT     

Closing Presentation

1:50 p.m. CT                


* Session was streamed.