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Collegiate Real Estate Conference

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2018 Date TBA | 12:00-5:00pm

The Collegiate Real Estate Conference provides students with the opportunity to engage with real estate professionals who represent multiple disciplines in the industry.  This conference is not a career fair; instead, the goal of the program is to expose students to the many career options that are available to them as students in real estate so that they can make informed career choices.  To do this, we structure the conference so that students interact with established professionals in a number of ways:
Roundtable Lunch: One industry specialist acts as host at each table of eight to nine students.
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Breakout Sessions: Students choose three breakout panel sessions out of seven to attend over the course of the afternoon.  Each session represents a different branch of the real estate industry. Panels typically have five to seven industry representatives.
Panel Discussion Topics:
  • Brokerage
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Development/Project Management
  • Finance
  • Property/Asset Management
  • REIT/Institutional Investment
  • Valuation/Consulting
Networking Reception: Students have the opportunity to socialize with real estate experts in a relaxed environment and capitalize on the chance to engage in one-on-one conversations with established professionals.
Location: DePaul University's Loop Campus
Cost: TBA
**Conference is only open to students from DePaul University and participating universities.**
2017 Participating Universities: