Schedule at a Glance

Time Name Speakers Track BMCC More Info
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
7:00 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast 
7:00 AM - 6:00 PMRegistration Open 
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMExhibit Hall Open 
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMWelcome and Opening Remarks 
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMOpening Keynote with Ana Navarro 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AMBreak 
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMBecome NSPIREd: An Overview of NSPIRE Standards by HUD's Multifamily Asset Management StaffRental Finance and Development
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMAccess to Capital: Nonprofit Edition Powered by Fifth Third BankOrganizational Development and Capacity Building
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMTransforming a Community: Adapt Development and Zoning for an Equitable FutureOrganizational Development and Capacity Building
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMA Roadmap to Rural ProsperityCommunity and Economic Development
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMSOAR: Increasing Access to Income Through Social Security*Preventing and Ending Homelessness
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMHomelessness and Housing Insecurity Among Older Adults: Disturbing Trends & Emerging Strategies*Preventing and Ending Homelessness
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMCorridor Reinvestment StrategyCommunity and Economic Development, Innovations in Housing
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMOptimize your Home’s Energy Efficiency: Accessing Federal Appliance and Home Improvement RebatesInnovations in Housing, Rental Finance and Development
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMHousing Preservation as a Homelessness Prevention Component*Homeownership Finance and Development, Preventing and Ending Homelessness
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMCommunity Reinvestment Act Reform and the Effect on the Tax Credit MarketRental Finance and Development
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMDuvernay Awards Lunch 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PMBreak 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMInclusive Design and Residential Construction*Innovations in Housing, Rental Finance and Development
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLift Every Voice: Shifting Public Perception Through Lived Experience*Innovations in Housing, Preventing and Ending Homelessness
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMMSHDA's Homeownership Programs: Delivering the Dream to Michigan Families*Homeownership Finance and Development
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBuilding Meaningful Community EngagementOrganizational Development and Capacity Building, Community and Economic Development
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMThe Power of Partnership: What Developers Can Learn From Grassroots Leaders to Multiply Their ImpactOrganizational Development and Capacity Building, Community and Economic Development
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMGut Check: Using Your Housing Data to Shape Local ActionCommunity and Economic Development
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMDTE Energy Multifamily Program Overview for Energy-Efficient Building OpportunitiesInnovations in Housing
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMInflation Reduction Act Funding, Credits and Rebates: What Affordable Housing Developers Need to KnowInnovations in Housing, Rental Finance and Development
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMTrauma-Informed Strategies for Advocates Providing Housing and Domestic Violence Services*Preventing and Ending Homelessness
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMHUD Community Planning and Development: Field Office Updates*Preventing and Ending Homelessness
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMMSHDA's New Tax Increment Finance ProgramCommunity and Economic Development
1:30 PM - 2:00 PMBreak 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMIncreasing Housing Access for Michiganders with Conviction Histories*Preventing and Ending Homelessness
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMBuilding Immigrant Inclusion into Your Housing, Asset-Building and Community Development Strategies, Practices and ProgramsCommunity and Economic Development
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMPSH 101: How Native Communities are Addressing HomelessnessPreventing and Ending Homelessness
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMUniversal Design: Opening the Door to Accessibility for AllCommunity and Economic Development, Rental Finance and Development
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMLatest from the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic OpportunityCommunity and Economic Development
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMPecha Kucha #1: Several Short Presentations 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMAn Overview of Michigan’s Statewide Needs Assessment*Homeownership Finance and Development, Community and Economic Development, Preventing and Ending Homelessness, Rental Finance and Development
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWays to Eliminate Your Deal's Gap by Using Modular ConstructionInnovations in Housing, Rental Finance and Development
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMEnvironmental Master Class: Because You Never Know What You Don't KnowRental Finance and Development
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMReaching Out to BIPOC CommunitiesHomeownership Finance and Development
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMDetroit Home Repair Fund: Stabilizing Homeowners, Building Community Development Organization CapacityOrganizational Development and Capacity Building, Community and Economic Development
3:00 PM - 3:30 PMBreak 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMPlenary Session: The Intersection of Climate Justice & Housing 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PMReception 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
7:30 AM - 3:00 PMRegistration Open 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AMChair Yoga - Stretch Yourself 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMBreakfast 
8:00 AM - 1:30 PMExhibit Hall Open 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMUsing Prefab to Optimize the Schedule and Build AccuracyInnovations in Housing, Rental Finance and Development
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMEmpowering Equity: The Role of Board Leadership in Advancing Affordable HousingOrganizational Development and Capacity Building
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMHow Community Land Trusts Can Address the Affordable Housing ChallengeHomeownership Finance and Development, Community and Economic Development
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMPolicy and Practice: Collaboration for Housing EquityOrganizational Development and Capacity Building, Community and Economic Development
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMNegotiating the LIHTC Investor ExitRental Finance and Development
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMHealth in All Policies: Good Housing = Good Health*Community and Economic Development, Preventing and Ending Homelessness
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMBe All You Can BEAD-Braiding HUD and BEAD Funds to Increase Digital Equity and Close the Digital DivideCommunity and Economic Development, Innovations in Housing
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMThe Development ProcessRental Finance and Development
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMA New Approach to Eviction Prevention*Preventing and Ending Homelessness
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMThe Detroit Food Commons: Making the Vision a RealityCommunity and Economic Development
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMBreak 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMIncentives for Successful Preservation ProjectsCommunity and Economic Development, Rental Finance and Development
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMHousing Advocacy: Seeing Through a Different LensRental Finance and Development
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMLIHTC Equity UpdateRental Finance and Development
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMMichigan Homeownership CollaborativeHomeownership Finance and Development
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMMichigan Poverty Task Force: Policies, Progress, and PrioritiesCommunity and Economic Development
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMAdaptive Reuse as a Catalyst for Community and Economic DevelopmentCommunity and Economic Development, Innovations in Housing
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMHow to Navigate HUD's Section 3: From the Recipient to the Contractor to the IndividualOrganizational Development and Capacity Building, Rental Finance and Development
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMCreating and Implementing Accessible and Equitable Tenant Selection Plans*Preventing and Ending Homelessness, Rental Finance and Development
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMPecha Kucha #2: Several Short Presentations 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMHousing for All: Building Toward a Viable and Visionary Social Housing Policy in Michigan*Innovations in Housing
11:30 AM - 1:00 PMLunch with Plenary Panel: Emerging Housing Ecosystems in Michigan 
1:00 PM - 1:15 PMBreak 
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMBreaking Barriers Through People with Lived Experience*Preventing and Ending Homelessness
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMNavigating Influence: Unleashing Organizational Potential with Network AnalysisOrganizational Development and Capacity Building
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMThe Elevating CDO Fund: Grantmaking in Detroit Through Collaborative SolutionsOrganizational Development and Capacity Building, Community and Economic Development
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMStrategies to Restore Existing Middle HousingCommunity and Economic Development, Rental Finance and Development
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMSupporting Older Adults Aging in Place as a Form of Community StabilizationCommunity and Economic Development, Innovations in Housing
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMFor-Profit Partnerships with Emerging Developers: Redevelopment of Public HousingRental Finance and Development
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMUsing Data, Advocacy, and Capacity to Implement a Regional Housing PlanCommunity and Economic Development
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMEmergency Preparedness*Innovations in Housing
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMMaking the Case for Reparations as a Framework for Community DevelopmentOrganizational Development and Capacity Building, Community and Economic Development
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMManufactured Housing: Helping Spark the End of Michigan’s Affordable Housing CrisisHomeownership Finance and Development, Community and Economic Development
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMClosing Keynote: A Conversation with Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas