2017 Fall Conference Rewind

Daily Highlights


General Sessions


2017 NIC Talks


With a record number of 3,000 attendees, the 2017 NIC Fall Conference kicked off in Chicago with a pre-event boot camp for about 100 industry newcomers. The popular session, returning to the conference for the third year, walked participants through a case study of whether or not to invest in, or develop a particular property. The conference program featured:
2 General Sessions

  • The opening session—“The Impact of the Trump Administration’s Policies on Economic Growth: A Debate”—spotlighted two high-profile influential figures, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers.
  • Paul Irving, Chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging, delivered the keynote speech on The Upsides of Aging, from finding meaning in your day as you age, to how seniors housing shouldn’t rely on homogenous approaches to serving their varied residents.
12 Breakout Sessions
2017 NIC Talks

Nine thought leaders highlighted the theme, “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know About Aging,” tackling issues such as ageism, the longevity bonus, and environments that promote a long and happy life.

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