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Housing Markets and the Fiscal Health of US Central Cities (Urban Institute) @ Urban Institute
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

“Many American central cities are still recovering from sharp revenue declines during the Great Recession, a collapse in housing prices, and an unprecedented surge in mortgage foreclosures. An investigation of central cities’ economic and fiscal resilience in the wake of these shocks is a prerequisite for crafting policies to ensure cities can provide essential public services and to prepare for future shocks to housing markets and local economies. This event will offer insights from two recent research projects funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation that explore the links between shocks to urban housing markets and central cities’ finances.

The forum provides an opportunity for policymakers, budget officers, and others interested in cities’ fiscal health to discuss the relationship between housing and city finances and the role of fiscal policies in weathering future housing market fluctuations. The discussion will include presentations from researchers at the Urban Institute, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and the City University of New York, as well as respondents from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and municipal budget directors. A list of confirmed speakers can be found here.” from Urban Institute.

Now Hear This: Competition, Innovation, and Consumer Protection Issues in Hearing Health Care @ CONSTITUTION CENTER
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

“On April 18, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop to examine competition, innovation, and consumer protection issues raised by hearing health and technology, especially hearing aids.” by FTC


Read more about the event here.

Internet of Things World @ Santa Clara Convention Center
May 15 – May 18 all-day

“Internet of Things World returns to the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley, for 3 days of learning, discovery, partying and networking. With over 11,000 attendees expected through the doors, 400+ global thought leading speakers and 250+ sponsors and exhibitors, Internet of Things World is THE largest IoT event in the marketplace, with the largest span of IoT vertical and horizontal themes being covered.” by Internet of Things World.


Learn more here.

CoinDesk: Consensus 2017 @ New York Marriott Marquis
May 22 – May 24 all-day
CoinDesk: Consensus 2017 @ New York Marriott Marquis | New York | New York | United States

“CoinDesk is proud to present our 3rd annual blockchain technology summit, May 22-24, 2017 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Consensus 2017 will feature 100+ speakers and 2,000+ attendees from the leading industry startups, investors, financial institutions, enterprise tech leaders, and academic and policy groups who are building the foundations of the blockchain and digital currency economy.

We expect to shatter our 2016 attendance record, so reserve your spot today!” – by CoinDesk


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Planning for the Future: A Conference About Identity Theft @ CONSTITUTION CENTER
May 24 all-day

“The conference will gather input from academics, business and industry representatives, government experts and consumer advocates. We’ll look at the current state of identity theft, examine potential future challenges, and discuss how to address these issues. The conference will be open to the public and take place at the FTC’s Constitution Center building, 400 7th St., S.W., Washington, DC. The FTC invites comment from the public on the issues.” from the FTC.

State of the American Workplace Workshop
Jun 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

“The workplace is changing: Employee engagement is low, many companies are failing to attract and retain women in the workforce, and millennials want more than just a job to collect a paycheck — they want a purpose in their work. As emerging technologies transform the way we work, 43% of employees are working remotely, and 84% of employees are matrixed to some extent.

By exploring Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report during this interactive workshop, you will improve your company’s ability to respond to the changing workplace. This workshop will help you answer the question, “do employees want what my workplace is selling?”” – by Gallup

Cato Institute Summit on Financial Regulation @ The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Retail in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Commerce Bots @ Warwick Allerton Chicago
Sep 12 all-day

“This conference convenes the leading merchants and technology companies revolutionizing commerce with real time data, artificial intelligence, card-linking and commerce bots. Hear from the leading retailers and technology companies deploying this technology today.” – From CardLinX


Read more here.