Agenda

Friday, March 15, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Lower Pre-function, Georgia Aquarium
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Welcome
Oceans Ballroom Georgia Aquarium
Welcome from Anne Kaiser, Vice President, Community & Economic Development, Georgia Power
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Panel Discussion 1 - The need for housing in Georgia
Oceans Ballroom Georgia Aquarium
Moderator: Sarah Kirsch, Executive Director, Urban Land Institute
Lisa Gordon, President & CEO, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, Ecosystem of Housing
Marisa Ghani, Senior Land Use Planner, Atlanta Regional Commission
Greg Worley, Kubota Manufacturing of America, Corporation
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Panel Discussion 2 - The barriers to building housing
Oceans Ballroom Georgia Aquarium
Moderator: Katherine Moore, Vice President of Programs & Director, The Georgia Conservancy's Sustainable Growth
Frank Norton, Jr., Developer, The Norton Agency, Cottages on Enota
Bryan Lackey, City Manager, City of Gainesville
Eric Kronberg, Architect & Developer, Kronberg-Wall
Angela Threadgill, Director of Planning & Zoning, City of Decatur, Cottage Court
Monica Callahan, Planning & Development Director, City of Madison
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel Discussion 3 - The design of housing
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Moderator: Katherine Moore, Vice President of Programs & Director, The Georgia Conservancy's Sustainable Growth
Frank Norton, Jr., Developer, The Norton Agency, Cottages on Enota
Eric Kronberg, Architect & Developer, Kronberg-Wall
Bruce Tolar, Tolar Anderson Kim, LLC; Cottages & Modular Constructed Homes
Atticus LeBlanc, Founder, PadSplit
Will Johnston, Executive Director, MicoLife Institute
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch
Lower Pre-function, Georgia Aquarium
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Panel Discussion 4 - The financial resources for housing
Oceans Ballroom Georgia Aquarium
Moderator: Sarah Kirsch, Executive Director, Urban Land Institute
Tyrone Rachal, President, Urban Key Capital Partners
John Anderson, Principal, Tolar Anderson Kim Planning, Financing the Home
Bithia Ratnasamy, Senior Housing Policy Analyst, Georgia Department of Cummunity Affairs
Kim Skobba, Director, Housing & Demographic Research Center at University of Georgia Affairs, Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH)