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Nichols Forum Schedule at a Glance


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Tour of Kansas City Development Past and Present.
The tour will travel from the River Market to Country Club Plaza, along Kansas City’s new streetcar route from the Power and Light District, the Crossroads through to Crown Center; through 18th and Vine and Beacon Hill, the cultural district surrounding the Art Institute, Kemper and Nelson Gallery, and into the timeless J.C. Nichols neighborhoods that surround Country Club Plaza on both sides of the state line. Over $5 billion in public and private money has been invested in this area in the past five years, triggering an urban renaissance of mixed-use development.

There is no additional cost to participate in the tour, though a separate ticket is required. Space is limited. Attendees will receive further information about the tour after they have registered.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

8:00 am-3:30 pm
The Nichols Forum at The Nelson-Atkins Museum
Open to Members Only and Invited Guests
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Continental Breakfast & lunch included. Panels, including: Mayors Roundtable Discussion; Policies, Practices, and Lessons Learned, with ULI Nichols Prize Laureates; and Connected Citizens: Leveraging Technology for Change

4:00-7:30 pm
ULI Kansas City Signature Event at The Kemper Museum
Open to Members and Non Members 
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Join ULI members and special guests on September 29th following the conclusion of the Nichols Forum focused on city building and the emergence of middle-tiered/18-hour cities. The 1.5 day Nichols Forum celebration moves from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art next door at the renowned Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Over appetizers and drinks guests will have the opportunity to hear a panel of industry experts as they share candid thoughts on issues discussed during the preceding Nichols Forum on the past, present, and future of real estate in middle tier cities.

Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with real estate development and planning experts from all over the country and will be treated to a brief video presentation covering the origins and impact of the Nichols Prize, named after legendary Kansas City developer J.C. Nichols.

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