InnovateHousing
Welcome to InnovateHousing 2019

New ideas on
the future of
home

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, The Washington Center for Real Estate Research and Fannie Mae will convene innovators, housing leaders, and academics—in person and by livestream—for a half-day conference to explore the intersection of housing, innovation, and tech.

Tuesday, November 5  |  8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. PST
Block 41  |  115 Bell Street, Seattle, WA, 98121

Confirmed Topics

The Future of Home Transactions
The Future of Home Construction
The Future of Home Finance
The Future of Borrower Data and Housing Finance

Keynote

In a fireside chat, Jane Broom of Microsoft Philanthropies and former Washington state governor Christine Gregoire of Challenge Seattle will discuss how tech is playing a key role in creating more housing opportunities and building stronger communities.

Agenda

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. PST

Registration and Breakfast


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. PST

Formal Welcome from Fannie Mae and the University of Washington


8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. PST

Fireside Chat

Jane Broom of Microsoft Philanthropies and former Washington state governor Christine Gregoire of Challenge Seattle will discuss how tech is playing a key role in creating more housing opportunities and building stronger communities.


9:15 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. PST

The Future of Home Transactions

What will the future of buying homes look like, how will it change from current state? How will innovation reduce closing costs?


10:00 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

The Future of Home Construction

How will advancements in home construction technology change the way we build homes?


10:35 a.m. -11:10 a.m.

The Future of Home Finance

How will the way people finance homes change in the future? How can these innovations create a more equitable marketplace for renters and homebuyers, especially the underserved?


11:10 a.m. -11:45

The Future of Borrower Data and Housing Finance

Innovation in U.S. housing finance increasingly relies on fast, efficient access to consumer data. We discuss the current state of consumer privacy laws and what can be done to ensure innovation can coexist with emerging standards of data privacy.


11:45 – 1:00

Lunch and InnovationMarketplace

We invite you downstairs to hear from innovators and startup companies who will be pitching their disruptive ideas on the future of home.