Presentations Archive

Presentations Archive


October 2023

Julie Wischnack, Mike Funk and Alisha Gray, City of Minnetonka; Tom Whitlock and Chuck Evens, Damon Farber Landscape Architects; Robb Bader, Bader Development; and Rhonda Davis, Avidor Minnetonka. 

Tales from a Dale – Ridgedale Reimagined

Parkway Theater, 48th Street S. and Chicago Ave.

September 2023

Eddie Landenberger

Revitalization of 48th Street S. and Chicago Ave., including the Parkway Theater

Renee Alexander

June 2023

Renee Alexander, CEO, Minnesota State Fair

CEO Speaker Series

Chris Makowske

May 2023

Chris Makowske, President of Lakewood Cemetery Association

Reimagining a Cemetery in Modern Life

March 2023

Esther Callahan, Co-Artistic Director, Arts + Rec Uptown
David Frank, Uptown Association
Jackie Knight, COO, Ackerberg
Laura Merino-Franco, Founder, Primitiva Collective

What’s Up With Uptown?

January 2023

Tour of the Switch House

November 2022

Karen Barton, Community Development Director/EDA Executive Director, City of St. Louis Park
Jimmy Loyd, City of St. Paul

Breaking Down Inequities in Development

September 2022

Thomas Fisher, University of Minnesota

Space, Structures and Design in a Post-Pandemic World

October 2021

Pat Mascia, UMFREA

East Gateway Redevelopment Project

April 2021

Alissa Luepke-Pier, AIA, and principal at A.D.L.Pier Design, Inc.

Minneapolis 2040: Beyond the sound bite. 

Adair Mosely

February 2021

Adair Mosley, President and CEO, Pillsbury United Communities

CEO Speaker Series

Justice Built Communities: an equitable economic development corporation created to prevent gentrification and displacement and prioritize wealth creation in black and brown communities. 

Sally Augustin and Jim Vos

November 2020

Dr. Sally Augustin, environmental

Jim Vos, commercial real estate strategist

Post COVID intersection of human nature and corporate culture

Edward Goetz

September 2020

Edward Goetz, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs

One-Way Street of Integration

Robyne Robinson, Tracy Walsh photo-tracy-walsh-photo

July 2020

Robyne Robinson, five x five art consultants

George Floyd Protest Art

May 2020

Tony Barranco, Ryan Companies

Ford Site Redevelopment

Keith Baker

February 2020

Keith Baker, ReConnect Rondo
Michael Fischer, LHB
Cyrus Knutson, MnDOT

Capping Freeways

Chris Behrens

December 2019

Chris Behrens, CEO, YA

CEO Speaker Series

September 2019

Kevin Ehrman-Solberg, Co-founder

Mapping Prejudice

Scott Richardson

May 2019

Scott Richardson, VP Development, Simon

The Evolving Mall

Jessica Hellmann

April 2019

Dr. Jessica Hellmann, Director, Institute on the Environment, U of MN

Climate Change and Land Use

Dan Collision

January 2019

Dan Collision, Executive Director, NūLoop Partners

Glenwood Avenue Corridor

Burt Colianni

November 2018

Burt Colianni, CEO, Marquette Companies

Land Economics Inform Location and Expansion Decisions

Gary Hecimovich

September 2018

Gary Hecimovich, Partner, Deloitte

Qualified Opportunity Zone Incentives

Jay Lindgren

May 2018

Jay Lindgren,
Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

Public Private Partnerships

Richard Davis

March 2018

Richard Davis, CEO, US Bancorp

CEO Speaker Series

Neel Kashkari

December 2017

Neel Kashkari, President, Minneapolis Federal Reserve

CEO Speaker Series

Maureen Bausch

September 2017

Maureen Bausch, CEO Superbowl Welcome Committee

Economic & Land Use Implications of Super Bowl LII

Yingling Fan

May 2017

Prof. Yingling Fan,
University of Minnesota

Integrated Transit and Work Force Development

Pat Kessler

March 2017

Pat Kessler,
WCCO-CBS Political Reporter

Charlie Zelle

January 2017

Charlie Zelle,
Commissioner, MNDOT

Ken Powell

November 2016

Ken Powell,
CEO, General Mills

CEO Series Speaker

Brian Ryks

September 2016

Brian Ryks, CEO, MAC

MSP Airport-For Now and the Future

April 2016

Lisa Clarke, Executive Director DMC, Rochester, MN

Steven Rosenstone

February 2016

Steven Rosenstone, Chancellor MnSCU

MNSCU for the 21st Century

November 2015

Mary Brainerd, President & CEO HealthPartners

CEO Series Speaker

September 2015

Tom Fisher, U of M School of Design

Futurist—The World Ahead

Anthony Iton

May 2015

Anthony Iton, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., UC Berkeley School of Public Health

How Zip Codes Define Life Expectancy

Rhoda Olsen

April 2015

Rhoda Olsen, CEO Great Clips

CEO Series Speaker

Brian Lamb

February 2015

Brian Lamb, General Manager MetroTransit

Future of MetroTransit

Doug Baker

November 2014

Doug Baker, CEO Ecolab

CEO Series Speaker

Sarah Harris

June 2014

Sarah Harris

The U and You

Chris Coleman and Julie Snow

September 2014

Mayor Chris Coleman and Julie Snow, FAIA

The Saints Ballpark

Toby Madden

March 2014

Toby Madden

Are We Heading Into A Recession?

Laura McCarten

January 2014

Laura McCarten, Xcel Energy

Planning for our Energy Future

November 2013

Schmidt Artist Loft Tour

Hennipe Cultural District

September 2013

Tom Hoch

Hennepin Cultural District

Northrup Revitalization

May 2013

Northrop Project Tour

Tom Gillaspy

March 2013

Tom Gillaspy

Challenges and Opportunities of Rapid Economic and Demographic Change

Jim Hovland

December 2012

Jim Hovland, Mayor of Edina

Southdale Meets the 21st Century

Kathy Schmidlkofer

November 2011

Kathy Schmidlkofer, Greater MSP

Assessment of the Region’s Economic Development Capabilities

September 2011

Ted Mondale

Vikings Stadium Update

John Breitinger

May 2011

John Breitinger, NorthMarq

The Future of Retail in The New Economy

Jay Demma

March 2011

Jay Demma, Maxfield Research

Retail Projections

Mary Bujold

January 2011

Mary Bujold, Maxfield Research

State of the Housing Market

Central Corridor LRT

November 2010

Donna Drummond and Ellen Muller

Central Corridor LRT

September 2010

Commissioner Tom Sorel

Moving Minnesota

Scott Anderson

March 2010

Scott Anderson, Economist

Plunging Into the New Year

Historic Preservation

January 2010

Peter Berrie and John Herman, Esqs.

Historic Preservation Demystified

Edward Goetz

September 2009

Ed Goetz, University of Minnesota

Hiawatha Line’s Impact on Property Values