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HIRI 2020 Virtual Summit
Speakers & Agenda

Day 1 - September 22


Focus: Market

1:00 - 1:40 PM ET   Josh Rosenbaum "The Economy, Wall Street & Home Improvement – Where Do We Go From Here?"
1:40 - 2:20 PM ET   Issi Romem "The Silver Tsunami: Where & How the Passing of Seniors Affect the Housing Market"
2:20 - 3:10 PM ET  Panel Discussion "What's Driving the Home Improvement Market & How That Will Impact the Future"

Speakers

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Josh Rosenbaum
Managing Director
RBC Capital Markets

Issi Romem

Dr. Issi Romem
Economist & Founder
MetroSight

Mischa Fisher

Mischa Fisher
Chief Economist
HomeAdvisor

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Liza Hausman
Vice President of Industry Marketing
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Kermit Baker
Project Director
Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies



Day 2 - September 23


Focus: Products & Projects

1:00 - 1:40 PM ET    Bill Hayward  "Healthy Opportunity From Health & Well-Being"
1:40 - 2:20 PM ET    Jessica Lautz  "The American Move When the Pressure Cooker Dings"
2:20 - 3:00 PM ET   Todd Tomalak & Mikaela Sharp  "Wealth Gap - What Does That Mean for Product/Customer Preference"
3:00 - 3:40 PM ET   Nick Grzechowiak  "Home-Basing : Trends & Insights on Your Most Valuable Investment"
3:40 - 4:15 PM ET    Grant Farnsworth  "COVID-19 Home Improvement Tracker: Pro and DIY Behaviors and Impacts of Recent Spikes

Speakers

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Bill Hayward
CEO
Hayward Score

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Dr. Jessica Lautz
Vice President
Demographics & Behavioral Insights
National Association of REALTORS®

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Todd Tomalak
Principal
John Burns Real Estate Consulting

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Mikaela Sharp
Manager, Trends & Innovation
John Burns Real Estate Consulting

Nick Grzechowiak

Nick Grzechowiak
Chief Content Officer
Trusted Media Brands Inc.

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Grant Farnsworth
Director of Business Strategy
The Farnsworth Group



Day 3 - September 24


Focus: Channel

1:00 - 1:40 PM ET     Joe Derochowski  "It’s Now About How Consumers Shop, Not Where"
1:40 - 2:20 PM ET     Zach Williams  "5 Home Improvement Brands Using Digital to Drive Sales"
2:20 - 3:20 PM ET    Retail Panel  "Lessons in Retail From COVID-19 & What the Customer Experience Looks Like Tomorrow"

Speakers

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Joe Derochowski
Home Industry Advisor
The NPD Group

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Zach Williams
Ceo & Founder
Venveo

Adam Katz

Adam Katz
Director/General Manager
Wayfair

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Brett Stephenson
President
Ace Hardware Home Centers, LLC

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Eric Bernstein
President
ProSource Wholesale

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Shay Kraft
President
The NPD Group


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Todd Bleckley
SVP & GMM Hardlines
Lowe's Companies, Inc.



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