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New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY, United States April 9-11, 2024
Moderator

Mr. Ron Insana

Contributor and Senior Analyst CNBC

Russia’s actions toward Ukraine shifted the global political order—creating one more driver of economic uncertainty already compounded by the lingering effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, inflation, and more. Ron Insana has been connecting the dots to give his audience a clearer idea of what the economic future might look like. As a pioneering financial journalist, Ron has covered the most important economic stories of our lifetime over his nearly four decades on television.

He even won an Emmy Award for his reporting about 9/11. Currently senior analyst and commentator with CNBC where he also served as anchor and correspondent since 1991, Ron also hosts The Market Score Board Report, a thrice-daily nationally syndicated radio program. He’s also written for Money magazine, USA Today, and authored four books on investing and reading the financial markets. In Ron’s speeches, he looks at how Wall Street, Main Street, and Washington are intersecting –and translates the market signals and political maneuvers into actionable information everyone can understand and use to protect what they have and navigate an uncertain future.

Ron Insana was a trailblazer as one of the first financial journalists who launched the Financial News Network (FNN) in 1984. When FNN merged with CNBC in 1991, Ron continued to cover the most important stories affecting the financial markets as an anchor and correspondent on CNBC and on other NBC news outlets. In the process, he became one of the most visible reporters broadcasting financial news.

Over the years, Ron became well-known for his high-profile interviews, which included Presidents Clinton and Bush; billionaire investors Warren Buffett, George Soros and Julian Robertson, among others; captains of industry like Bill Gates, the late Jack Welch and the late Steve Jobs; top economists, analysts and global heads of state, including former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev and Jordan's Queen Rania.  During his broadcasting career, Ron has received numerous honors for his work. He was named one of the "Top 100 Business News Journalists of the 20th Century" and was nominated for a news and documentary Emmy Award for his role in NBC's coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attack.

Ron Insana has authored four books: How to Make a Fortune from the Biggest Bailout in U.S. History (2009); Traders Tales: A Chronicle of Wall Street Myths, Legends, and Outright Lies (1996), Trend Watching: Don’t Be Fooled by the Next Investment Fad, Mania, or Bubble (2002), and The Message of the Markets (2000). In addition to writing, contributing, and advising, Ron Insana is a highly regarded speaker on domestic and global economics, financial markets, and economic policy issues. He is also currently senior adviser at Schroders Investment Management.

Speaking at

Wed Apr 10 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time New York Hilton Midtown - Level 3, Grand Ballroom

General Session: Learning in Real Time: Experts Share Their Forecasts for Real Estate in ’24, ’25, and ’26

The ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast is a semiannual survey of leading industry experts. The latest edition will have been completed just before the Spring Meeting. How do the experts see 27 key economic and real estate indicators moving by the end of 2024, 2025, and 2026? How have forecasts changed from six months earlier? And why? What signals are the experts watching for in real estate as they look ahead? Where do the experts agree and disagree? Hear a lively debate among leading economists and analysts who participated in the Real Estate Economic Forecast survey as they explain or defend their opinions. Ask questions or challenge their views about what's ahead for the real estate industry through the end of 2024 and all the way through 2026.

Three days of inspiration, thought leadership, and connection

New York Hilton Midtown
New York, NY, United States

April 9-11, 2024

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