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Monday, May 3, 2010

6:00 p.m. Wine bar mixer for early arrivals, Century Foyer

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

7:00 a.m. Registration, Networking and Breakfast – Grand Ballroom Foyer

7:45 a.m. Welcome by Jim Butler – Grand Ballroom

8:00 a.m. State of the Industry Alerts

Smith Travel Research
U.S. Lodging Industry – Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Greg Hartmann, STR Analytics

PKF Consulting
PKF Forecasts
Mark Woodworth

What’s Happening in CMBS
Kevin Donahue – Midland Loan Servicing

What a Difference a Millennium Makes
Then & Now – “It was 20 years ago today …”
Benoit Gateau-Cumin – The Boutique Search Firm

9:00 a.m. Panel 1: Game Changers Panel – Investment Strategies Past and Present

Moderator: Guy Maisnik, JMBM
Panelists: Jonathan Roth, Canyon Partners
Rick Kleeman, Wheelock Street Capital
Patrick Deming, Eastdil Secured
Mike Levy, Morgan Stanley
John Arabia, Green Street Advisors

9:55 a.m. Coffee Break

10:10 a.m.     Special Presentation

California Markets – Defaults and Transactions
Alan X. Reay, Atlas Hospitality Group

10:20 a.m. Panel 2 Driving the revenues and controlling the cash

Navigating the storm – when to hold, fold and double down

Moderator: Jack Westergom, Manhattan Hospitality Advisors
Panelists: Ed Balazs, Eurohypo AG
Thomas Prins, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts
Alfred Frazzini, Trinity Hotel Investors
Bill Linehan, Richfield Hospitality
Abid Gilani, Marriott International Inc.

11:15 a.m. Move to Breakouts

11:25 a.m. Breakout 3A CMBS Panel

Grand Moderator: Steve Van, Prism Hotels & Resorts
Ballroom A Panelists: Kevin Donahue, Midland Loan Services
Jackie Brome, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, LLC
Curt Spaugh, Helios AMC
Bob Massey, TriMont Real Estate Advisors
Ann Hambly, 1st Service Solutions, Inc.

Grand Breakout 3B Receivership Panel
Ballroom F Moderator: Marty Taylor, JMBM
Panelists: Bill Hoffman, Trigild, Inc.
Mark Burden, Rim Hospitality
Greg Mount, Richfield Hospitality
Bill Howell, HAI Advisors
Jeff Kolessar, GF Management, Inc.

Gateway Breakout 3C Profit from Opportunities in Vacation Ownership (fractionals
Ballroom timeshares and clubs) – Q&A with the Industry Leaders,

Moderator: David Sudeck, JMBM
Panelists: Howard Nusbaum, ARDA
Richard Ragatz, Ragatz Associates
Robert McGrath, RCI
Jamie Klein, The Lore Institute
David Cox, FNTC American Trust Company
Bob Waun, Vacation Finance

12:20 p.m. Move to Lunch

12:30 p.m. Lunch Buffet

California Ballroom

12:45 p.m. NABHOOD Update

Andy Ingraham, NABHOOD

12:50 p.m. Latino Hotel Association Update

Angela Gonzalez-Rowe, LHA

12:55 p.m. Keynote Lunch Speaker

Meagan Johnson
Zap the Gap! – How to find balance, productivity and your sanity
while working with multiple generations.

1:35 p.m. Move to General Session, Grand Ballroom

1:45 p.m. Capital Markets Outlook: Will Public Equity Recapitalize the

Hotel Industry?
David Loeb, Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.

2:00 p.m. Special Presentation

Economy and Outlook
Richard Green, USC Lusk Center for Real Estate

2:15 p.m. Panel 4 The GAME CHANGERS: Views from the Executive Suite

Moderator: Tom Engel, T.R. ENGEL Group
Panelists: Marty Collins, Gatehouse Capital Corp
Tom Corcoran, Felcor Lodging Trust Incorporated
Michael Depatie, Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
Steve Haggerty, Hyatt Hotels Corp
Tom Kennedy, UrbanAmerica, L.P.
Dana Ciraldo, Lodgian Inc.

3:10 p.m. Break and move to breakouts

3:25 p.m. Breakout 5A Band Aids or Bouquets? A preview of brand programs that can help

Grand facilitate financing in a down market.
Ballroom A Moderator: Russ Dazzio, R&R Global Hospitality
Panelists: Nancy Johnson, Carlson Hotels Worldwide
Jeffrey Dallas, Wyndham Hotel Group
Brian Quinn, InterContinental Hotels Group
Reggie Heard, Bankers One Capital
Patrick Feltes, GE Franchise Finance
Mark Keiser, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Grand Breakout 5B Repositioning & Alternative Uses, Grand Ballroom F
Ballroom F Moderator: Paul Novak, Bedrock Partners
Panelists: Peggy Berg, Highland Hospitality
Allen Jakubauskas, WTS International
Ken Fearn, Integrated Capital
Bruce Baltin, PKF Consulting
Ken Wilson, Capital Hotel Management

Gateway Breakout 5C Sometimes the Government IS the Solution – Opportunities for
Ballroom Public Financing of Hotel Developments
Moderator: Cathy Holmes, JMBM
Panelists: Raymond Garfield, Garfield Traub Development
William Corrado, Citi
Mark Tobin, HREC

Salon 112 Breakout 5D “Value and Revenue Enhancement through Asset Management”

Moderator: Jack Westergom, Manhattan Hospitality Advisors
Panelists: Alan Tantleff, Hotel Asset Value Enhancement
Morris Lasky, Lodging Unlimited, Inc.
David Berins, Berins & Co.

4:20 pm Move to General Session

4:30 pm Panel 6 Game changing strategies of investment

Moderator: Rob Stiles, Cushman Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman
Panelists Jonathan Falik, JF Capital Advisors
Kevin Mahoney, Stonebridge Companies
Chad Christensen, Washington RE Holdings
Kirk Pederson, Morgan Stanley
Tony Larino, Westmont Hospitality Group
Rick Frank, Behringer-Harvard

5:30 pm Grand Welcome Reception – Poolside

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

8:00 a.m. Registration, Networking and Breakfast – Grand Ballroom

9:00 a.m. Welcome Back – Jim Butler – Grand Ballroom

9:05 a.m. Special Presentation

Hotel Values & CAP Rates
Suzanne Mellen, HVS

9:20 a.m. Global Capital Markets

Art Adler, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels

9:35 a.m. U.S. Lodging Industry 2010: “Spring Training is Over: It’s Time to Play Ball”

Dan Lesser, CBRE

9:50 a.m. LIIC Top Ten

Michael Cahill, HREC

10:15 a.m. Panel 7 – Lender and investor strategies for distressed assets/and soundinvestment

Bridging the Gap: Lender/Seller vs Investors
Moderator: Michael Sullivan, HVS

Panelists: Pete Dannemiller, Hodges Ward Elliott
Bruce Habig, Barclays Capital
Chris Macke, General Equity Real Estate
Scott Brown, ABA Development
Mark Landau, Deutsche Bank
Bill Sipple, Index Consulting Group, LLC

11:15 a.m. Panel 8 Investor Perspectives

Moderator: Sam Winterbottom, Grubb & Ellis
Panelists: Henry Vickers, AEW Capital Management
Barry Olson, Archon Group
John Murray, Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT)
Eric Levy, Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts
Doug Dreher, The Hotel Group
Jack van Hartsvelt, Kennedy Associates

12:10 p.m. Move to California Ballroom

12:15 p.m. Lunch Buffet – California Ballroom

1:00 p.m. Panel 9 Management Agreements

Moderator: Robert Braun, JMBM
Panelists: Peter Connolly, Hostmark Hospitality
Tom Morone, Warnick & Co.
Eric Levy, Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts
Alison Cumberland, Marriott International


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