MEETINGS & EVENTS

Apartmentalize 2021 Schedule

 (Subject to change)​

All sessions and activities will take place in McCormick Place West. General Sessions will take place in Wintrust Arena.

Central Time

Wednesday, September 01

3:45PM
4:30PM
Death in the Workplace: An Executive Response
179AB
Emergency Preparedness

Your manager is shot and killed during the workday onsite. A resident commits suicide in front of your office staff. No matter how well-developed and rehearsed your emergency plan is, if you are the executive, you will be called upon for extraordinary focus, compassion and leadership. There are best practices and guidance to learn. Join two executives for an intimate look at how they led their teams through their own emotions while leading their staffs and responding to residents, the public and the media.

Speakers

Name: 
Susan Weston
Job Title: 
President
Company: 
The Susan Weston Company
Name: 
Steve Thurber
Job Title: 
Independent Consultant
Name: 
Michael Clark
Job Title: 
Principal
Company: 
Asset Living

Thursday, September 02

10:00AM
10:45AM
Developing an Emergency Preparedness Plan to Manage Supply Chain Disruptions
179AB
Emergency Preparedness

Public safety emergencies such as COVID-19 are challenging for everyone in a multitude of ways. In the rental  housing industry, economic pressures can escalate quickly as the impact on supply chain becomes evident. But quick and confident planning, including having an emergency preparedness system with suppliers in place, can ensure fast access to critical supplies. Hear from a senior purchasing manager, a properties executive and a resident services corporate director on how they overcame supply chain challenges by working with supply partners.

Speakers

Name: 
Andy Haynes
Job Title: 
Strategic Growth Director
Company: 
Avendra
Name: 
Jennifer Gaskill
Job Title: 
Senior Purchasing Manager
Company: 
GK Management
Name: 
Wais Khairzada
Job Title: 
Corporate Director, Resident Services
Company: 
Bozzuto
Name: 
David Abbenante
Job Title: 
President
Company: 
HRI Properties