InterFace On-Campus Housing 2014, Orlando, FL – two panel discussions
The State of On-Campus Student Housing
On-Campus Management and Operations
Two executives from The Scion Group’s advisory services practice will participate in panel discussions during the Second Annual InterFace On-Campus Housing conference in Orlando. Jason Taylor will moderate the opening panel discussion of the conference, “The State of On-Campus Student Housing,” which includes auxiliary service, capital planning and student life executives from five institutions of higher education. Mr. Taylor, Scion’s Vice President for Advisory Services, will begin the panel with an overview of the demographic, enrollment and capital challenges facing higher education. Eric Luskin, Senior Vice President and a Principal of Scion, will moderate the “On-Campus Management and Operations” panel which includes the chief housing officers of three of the largest on-campus housing operations in the U.S. as well the two largest public-private partnership operators in North America.
September 30 - October 2, 2014
NMHC 2014 Student Housing Conference & Expo, Chicago – three panel discussions + presentation
The Current Outlook for Student Housing
The UNLV Experience
12 Questions and 12 Answers
Leaders from The Scion Group will participate in three panel discussions at the National Multifamily Housing Council’s 2014 Student Housing Conference & Exposition in Chicago. The conference welcomes both NMHC members and non-members interested in student housing and brings together over 500 leading owners, developers, lenders, brokers and university partners.
On September 30, Scion President and Co-Founder Robert Bronstein, will open the conference in “The Current Outlook for Student Housing,” a panel including the chief executives of the most prominent U.S. student housing owners, operators and investors. The same day, Mitchell Smith, Scion’s Senior Vice President for Property Operations, will present “The UNLV Experience,” an NMHC members-only overview of Scion’s highly successful joint-venture management of on-campus housing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
On October 1, Eric Luskin, Scion Senior Vice President and a Certified Property Manager® with more than three decades of on- and off-campus housing experience, will help address current issues facing the sector in “12 Questions and 12 Answers,” the return of a highly popular panel discussion from the 2013 conference. Jason Taylor, Scion’s Vice President for Advisory Services and one of North America’s foremost advisors on public-private partnerships, will participate in an October 2 panel discussion entitled, “Oh, Canada,” exploring the unique opportunities and challenges of student housing in Canada.
September 8-10, 2014
Community College Facility Coalition annual conference, Sacramento – panel discussion
What is this P3 Stuff All About?
Scion’s Vice President for Advisory Services, Jason Taylor, will serve as a panelist during the Community College Facility Coalition’s 21st annual conference. Mr. Taylor will discuss the benefits of public-private partnerships for the delivery of California community college facilities. The Community College Facility coalition offers advocacy for facilities issues and provides information and services for California’s community college districts and their business partners.
April 10-11, 2014
InterFace Student Housing 2014, Austin, TX – four panel discussions
The Power Panel opening session
The Changing Face and Institutional Mission of On-Campus Student Housing
Separating Fact from Fiction: Perception & Reality in Today’s Bandwidth & Connectivity Arena
Are P3s Nearing the Tipping Point?
Four leaders from The Scion Group will participate in four panel discussions during the 6th annual InterFace Student Housing Conference. Robert Bronstein, co-founder and President of Scion, will be a featured speaker in “The Power Panel,” the conference’s April 10 opening general session featuring leading executives from among the sector’s most noteworthy companies discussing the state of the industry and its future. Dr. Bill Zeller, Senior Consulting Specialist and a top expert globally on living-learning environments, will participate in an April 10 panel discussion on “The Changing Face and Institutional Mission of On-Campus Student Housing” and will explore trends and innovations in on-campus housing. Eric Bronstein, co-founder and Executive Vice President, will moderate an April 10 panel discussion on rapidly evolving expectations for Internet service in student housing, “Separating Fact from Fiction: Perception & Reality in Today’s Bandwidth & Connectivity Arena.” Jason Taylor, Vice President for Consulting Services and one of North America’s foremost advisors on public-private partnerships, will moderate an April 11 panel discussion entitled, “Are P3s Nearing the Tipping Point?” to address the future of these hybrid relationships that are re-defining campus housing.
January 27, 2014
Financing Campus Facilities Through Public/Private Partnerships, Milwaukee, WI – instructor
Preparing for Public/Private Partnerships On and Off Campus
Jason Taylor, Vice President for Consulting Services for The Scion Group, will serve as an instructor during the Academic Impressions “Financing Campus Facilities Through Public/Private Partnerships” conference. Mr. Taylor will detail the P3 project planning process, strategies for identifying goals and evaluating opportunities, and the engagement of key stakeholders in the execution of projects.