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ECON 2014 Recap: Presentations and Videos

File Type: Free Content, Conference session
Event: E.CON - The E-commerce Conference 2014
Release Date: March 2014
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The E.CON 2014 Inaugural Conference offered attendees a chance to examine how e-commerce and today's on-demand consumer lifestyle is redefining industrial real estate. The conference was held March 27-28 in Phoenix, Arizona. Below are the presentations from the speakers and panels, along with audio clips from the sessions.

Note: The sessions, "The End User’s Perspective on Site Selection” and “Process, Incentives and Taxes, Oh My! The Road to Site Selection,” are not available.

 

How Today’s E-commerce Trends Impact Commercial Real Estate

Welcome Remarks:

  • Thomas J. Bisacquino, President and CEO, NAIOP

Keynote:

  • Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International

Presentation and Audio:

Getting a Grip on the New Retail Reality

Moderator:

  • Rene Circ, Director of Research – Industrial, PPR/CoStar

Panelists:

  • Garrick Brown, Director of Research, Cassidy Turley
  • Chris Caton, Vice President, Research, Prologis
  • Maria Sicola, Executive Managing Director, Head of Americas Research, Cushman & Wakefield

Presentation and Audio:


Building Elements 101: Specific Factors to Accommodate E-commerce

Moderator:

  • Anthony Lydon, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

Panelists:

  • Matt Brady, Regional Vice President/Architect, Ware Malcomb
  • Jim Condon, Chief Development Officer, Seefried Industrial Properties
  • James Ford, Project Executive, Clayco, Inc.

Presentation and Audio:


E-commerce Logistics: The Role of 3PL Providers

Moderator:

  • Jon DeCesare, President, World Class Logistics Consulting

Panelists:

  • David Parks, Managing Director, Trade Services, FedEx Trade Networks Inc.
  • Lonny Warner, Vice President of Operations, Technology and Logistics Services, Menlo Worldwide
  • Bruce Welty, CEO, Quiet Logistics

Presentation and Audio:

Technological Advances to Manage E-commerce

Moderator:

  • Philip J. Prassas, Senior Vice President, KTR Capital Partners

Panelists:

  • Bryan Jensen, Principal, St. Onge Company
  • Steve Johnson, Principal, Johnson Stephens Consulting
  • Carlos Vega, Western Region Sales Manager, Intelligrated

Presentation and Audio:

The "Dos and Don’ts" of Investing in E-commerce

Moderator:

  • John DiVall, Senior Vice President, Liberty Property Trust

Panelists:

  • David Buck, Executive Managing Director, USAA Real Estate Company
  • Jack Fraker, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, CBRE, Inc.
  • Bo Mills, Head of Industrial Capital Markets, Jones Lang LaSalle

Presentation and Audio: