ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, UCF Interim President Thad Seymour Jr., Ph.D, Valencia College President Sandy Shugart and UCF economist Sean Snaith are set to headline the sixth annual UCF Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, May 1, at the Ballroom at Church Street.

“With the UCF Downtown campus opening later this year and the Orlando Magic entertainment complex in the planning stages, significant changes are ahead for the downtown landscape,” said Paul Jarley, Dean, UCF College of Business, who will be recording an episode of his podcast, Is This Really a Thing?, live at the conference. “Our world-class faculty will join a host of industry experts and community leaders to discuss what’s ahead for Orlando and Central Florida’s real estate market.”

More than 300 real estate professionals and industry experts are expected to attend the half-day conference, which runs from 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., followed by a networking reception.

Presented by Addition Financial, formerly known as CFE Federal Credit Union, the UCF real estate conference will provide insight from industry and community leaders on how this continued growth is driving momentum in Central Florida’s real estate market. The Dunhill Companies, a regional leader in commercial real estate services, will join the event as a supporting sponsor.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Buddy Dyer– Mayor, City of Orlando
  • Paul Jarley, Ph.D.– Dean, UCF College of Business
  • Bill Moss– Director, Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research and Education in Real Estate at UCF
  • Thad Seymour Jr., Ph.D. – Interim President, UCF
  • Sandy Shugart, Ph.D.– President, Valencia College
  • Sean Snaith, Ph.D. – Director, UCF Institute for Economic Forecasting

Visit https://business.ucf.edu/ucf-real-estate-conference/ for more information.

About the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate

The Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate at UCF is one of the world’s most prolific Real Estate institutions. Ranking No. 12 among the top Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) Institutions, the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate strives to serve students, faculty and community members with a world-class education and leading-edge real estate research.

About the UCF College of Business

Established in 1968, the UCF College of Business offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and executive levels. All programs, as well as the Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting are accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The college provides high-quality academic programs designed to give students a competitive advantage in the world of business now and in the future. Learn more at business.ucf.edu.