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Featuring leading speakers from within and outside of the Industry, the Content Sessions bring you actionable and inspiring insight delivered on trends, opportunities, skills, best practices and personal growth; providing you with the means to inspire innovation, leadership and growth for you and within your own organization. Please visit frequently to see the details as they are added.

Sunday, November 13

Opening Keynote: Create High Performance Leadership Like A Lifeguard
Resilience as the Unsung Hero of Your Business

Adam Markel
6:00pm – 6:45pm


Adam Markel LogoIn this high energy talk, Adam will share what he calls “Resilience Leadership model” to help create high performance results – where team members are mentally, emotionally, and physically bought into the same mission. Adam helps his audiences understand that resilience is a lot more than endurance and that leadership means more than simply being in charge. His heart-centered leadership techniques help organizations understand how to nurture their teams so they can outlast the competition and go the distance.


Adam Markel
Speaker, Author, Business Mentor

Adam Markel is a #1 Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times and Publisher’s Weekly bestselling author of Pivot: The Art & Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life . A sought-after keynote speaker, emcee and workshop facilitator, Adam has reached tens of thousands worldwide
with his message of Resilience as the competitive edge in the face of today’s complex markets.

An attorney, entrepreneur, transformational trainer and executive mentor, Adam is a business culture catalyst who inspires, empowers and guides organizations and individuals to create sustainable, high performance strategies.

Adam’s recently published workbook, the I LOVE MY LIFE CHALLENGE, was inspired by his viral TEDx Talk about the power of the 10-second reset. The workbook includes tangible, repeatable prompts and exercises that readers can use personally and professionally to center themselves for better
performance in the face of change.

Adam is currently the CEO of More Love Media and host of The Conscious PIVOT podcast, where he shares his insights on pivoting and resilience in today’s fast paced market and interviews experts, innovators and influencers in the areas of business and life. For more information, visit

Monday, November 14

Daily Content: NAHB Multifamily Update

Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington
1:25pm – 2:10pm


National Association of Home BuildersThis session will cover macroeconomy, housing demand, supply side headwinds are for the builders and NAHB forecast for multifamily.


Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington
Assistant Vice President for Forecasting and Analysis

Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington is NAHB’s Assistant Vice President for Forecasting and Analysis. She oversees the activities of the Forecasting & Analysis section of the Economics group which includes housing market analysis, industry surveys, developing and maintaining national, regional, long-term, and remodeling expenditures forecasts. Previously, she worked at NAHB as a Senior Economist, responsible for state and local analysis. Prior to joining NAHB, Danushka worked at J.D. Power as a Senior Economic Analyst in the automotive industry. She holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Business Administration from Otterbein University and M.A. degree in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University.