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4,000 attended record-breaking Spring Meeting

The Spring Meeting is an exclusive event for ULI Full Members to:

Build relationships with other decision makers

Address the latest trends

Share practical board-level strategies

Reimagine their organizations and the industry


Schedule at a Glance   |    Event Leadership

May 1

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Tour some of Detroit’s most exciting real estate projects.

Welcome Reception

5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Connect with fellow attendees at Little Caesars Arena.

Committee Meetings

7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

May 2

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Half-Day Tours

8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Enjoy a morning tour of real estate developments in Detroit.

Real Deals and Trends in Real Estate

Cutting-edge sessions and networking.

Detroit’s Renaissance:
Industry Icons Dan Gilbert and Chris Ilitch with Robert Taubman
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions
2:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Capital Markets:
Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Networking Events & Product Council Dinners

6:30 p.m.–onward

May 3

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Council Day

7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Full-day meetings of ULI Product Councils.

Leadership and Innovation Series

Deep-dive sessions for all attendees.

Concurrent Sessions
9:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Networking Lunch
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions
1:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Closing Keynote:
Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos
4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Closing Reception
5:30 p.m.–6:30p.m.

Dine Arounds
7:00 p.m.–onward

Governing Trustees Dinner

7:00 p.m.–onward

Eric B. Larson
Host Committee Cochair
Founder, President, and CEO
Larson Realty Group
Mark LoPatin
Host Committee Cochair
LoPatin & Company
Robert Schostak
Host Committee Cochair
Schostak Brothers & Company, Inc
Robert S. Taubman
Host Committee Cochair
Chairman, President, and CEO