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Anaheim Convention Center
June 19-20, 2024

Two Days of Inspiring Ideas, Emerging Trends, and Actionable Insights

Wednesday & Thursday, June 19-20
Anaheim Convention Center
 

PCBC education is a Master’s level program led by the innovators, visionaries and smart risk-takers who are shaping the future of homebuilding. Plus you’ll hear from provocateurs outside the industry who’ll challenge conventional thinking and help you see things through a whole new lens.

The PCBC Max Pass is your best option for a rich, immersive attendee experience, giving you access to all the educational tracks listed below, plus keynotes, the exhibit floor, and lunch each day.

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PCBC Educational Tracks:
 

re:think
Wednesday & Thursday, June 19 & 20

Creative, bold, and multidisciplinary, re:think is a two-day immersion into consumer trends, research insights, design solutions, and strategies to position your company, your products and your people for the changing market. Day One will bring you high-level, visionary thinkers looking at the world beyond the four walls of homebuilding. Day Two will deliver tactical, actionable insights from the industry’s leading practitioners.

Wildfire Resiliency
Wednesday, June 19

In the face of escalating wildfire threats, the need for innovative solutions in design, land planning, and fire-resilient building methods and materials has never been more critical. Join us for a one-day event dedicated to advancing wildfire resiliency, bringing together builders, developers, architects, building scientists, and public agencies. In addition to presentations from top experts, the program includes a live burn demonstration highlighting the science and performance of noncombustible materials, produced in partnership with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety.

Land & Capital
Wednesday, June 19

Learn how to find it, fund it, and pair up with the right partners. This high-level program brings together the top lenders, equity providers, brokers, builders, developers and dealmakers for a full day of rich learning and dialogue. Topics include economic forecasting, housing market analysis, outlooks from leading debt and equity sources, mergers and acquisitions, land banking, and more.

Getting to Net Zero
Thursday, June 20

As climate, energy and decarbonization goals accelerate, the design and construction of homes and communities will require new levels of innovation and problem-solving. This one-day program will explore the latest advances in high-performing, healthy, resilient, decarbonized housing. You’ll hear from builders, developers, architects, researchers and other visionaries who are pushing the industry forward—and making it work at production housing scale.

Multifamily Trends
Thursday, June 20

Join top developers, owners, operators, investors and analysts for knowledge and insights into the ever-changing multifamily housing market. You’ll get actional strategies for near-term opportunities, as well as a long-term view of trends on the horizon. Topics will explore the dynamics of for-rent, for-sale, commercial, mixed-use and build-to-rent sectors—including the conversion of underutilized sites as market shifts create new areas of opportunity.


 



 

FEATURED SPEAKERS (more to be announced)

Linda Mamet is Chief Marketing Officer for Tri Pointe Homes. As a leader who actively looks outside the industry for new ideas, inspiration and innovation, she is instrumental in bringing together cross-functional team members to plan for the future of homebuilding.

Past Chair

Marc Renard is Executive Vice Chairman of Cushman & Wakefield's Global Capital Markets Group. Marc and his team have closed over 525 transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $35 billion, including many of the largest and most complex deals in the Western U.S.

Past Chair

Sam Rashkin is an architect, author, and pioneer in the design and construction of healthy, high-performance homes. As former Chief Architect at the U.S. Department of Energy, he is considered to be the father of the EnergyStar program.

Past Chair

Gina Nixon is Head of Customer and Brand Experience at Thomas James Homes. She has extensive experience spanning strategic planning, product design, consumer research, marketing and sales—and, at the core of it all, delivering remarkable experiences for buyers.

Past Chair

Ali Wolf is the chief economist for Zonda, the largest new home construction data company in North America. Highly regarded as an industry expert, Ali serves as an advisor to the White House, providing data and insights on the U.S. housing market.

Past Chair

Chris Porter is chief demographer at John Burns Research and Consulting, where he helps real estate executives understand how demographics shape the economy—and, specifically, how shifts and trends will impact buyer demand in local housing markets.

Described by Fast Company as “the coolest econ nerd on the internet,” Kyla Scanlon studies the economy through the lens of how it feels to everyday people. In daily TikTok and Instagram videos that synthesize financial news in under a minute, she makes complex information accessible to her largely Gen Z audience.

Past Chair

Ryan Johnson is co-founder and CEO of Culdesac, developer of the first car-free neighborhood in the US. Located in Tempe, Arizona, the project is hailed as “a pedestrian oasis.” Ryan’s long-term vision is to bring the urban walkability of New York and San Francisco to America’s Sunbelt cities.

Past Chair

Tasha Jones is one of the nation’s leading voices for marketing, branding, and business strategy rooted in an authentic commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Cutting through corporate DEI jargon, Tasha helps businesses tap the power of diverse teams—and diverse communities—bringing their full creative potential to the table.

Past Chair

Nina Simon is an expert on the design of places and organizations that are lively, engaging and people-centered. When life took an unexpected turn in 2020—not the one you’re thinking of—she pivoted and wrote her first novel, the New York Times bestselling Mother-Daughter Murder Night.

Past Chair

Throughout his career, Tony Avila has raised approximately $20 billion in debt and equity for public and private builders and developers. His latest endeavor, Avila Real Estate Capital, is providing much-needed A&D loans to keep projects on track at a time when banks continue to tighten lending requirements.

Past Chair

Daniel Berlant is the California State Fire Marshal, leading the efforts of one of the largest, most advanced fire prevention agencies in the world. Appointed by Governor Newsom in 2023, he is deeply committed to collaborating with industry, researchers, and local communities to create safer, more resilient environments.

Past Chair

Robert Dietz, Ph.D., is chief economist for NAHB, and one of the nation’s leading experts in housing market analysis and forecasting, home construction trends, and housing policy research. Prior to joining NAHB in 2005, Dr. Dietz worked as an economist for the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation.

Past Chair

Krista and Phil Franks help leaders boost performance by maximizing their ROI—Return on Intention. They’re the creators of “Strategic Planning for Life,” a framework used by CEOs, professional athletes, entrepreneurs, and Fortune 500 companies to build their businesses—and their lives—around deeply held values.

Past Chair

No one peers into the hearts and minds of American consumers quite like J. Walker Smith, described by Fortune as “one of America's leading analysts on consumer trends.” Always one of the most in-demand speakers at PCBC, Walker will share new insights into people’s attitudes about home and community.

Interested in Speaking?

Programming for PCBC 2024 is set. If you would like to submit a proposal for future events, fill out the Get Updates form and select "Speaking" from the drop-down menu.