Join us in Dallas to see

how design drives DFW.

Welcome to the Big D, ULI! We’re delighted to have you in our hometown and hope to see you at the Fall Meeting events we’re hosting, speaking in and sponsoring. Haven’t been here in a while? Be sure to read our curated advice for things to see (and eat & drink) in DFW.

sponsoring and hosting

Meet Our​ Speakers

Alissa Bozza


Charles Gatins

Job Captain

Farheen Charanya

Architectural Designer

Our​ Attendees

ann Franks

Marketing Strategist

experience the best of dallas

Six Developments to See While You’re in Dallas

As ULI Dallas’ Impact Awards Committee Chair, our own Marsha Getto-Aikens knows what’s happening — and happening next— in DFW. ​ Check out her advice on what to see, eat and drink while you’re in town for the Fall Meeting.

Catch Our​ Sessions

Building Healthy Places forum

Randall Lewis/Building Healthy Places Forum

Monday, October 24

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

The fifteenth in the series of Building Healthy Places Forums will be held in conjunction with ULI’s Fall Meeting in Dallas and will explore opportunities to build with nature, despite growing threats posed by wildfires, extreme heat and a changing climate. Join HKS' Julie Hiromoto​ and others as they lead panels and roundtable discussions, followed by a reception and networking opportunities.
This event requires additional registration. Sign up here.
panel discussion

Workplace Evolution: What Does the Office Look Like as Employees Physically Return?

Tuesday, October 25th

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Clear Fork, Level 3

Gracie Andraos​ will join a panel discussion about what’s happening as workers return to the office, how the work office and home office are compatible, and amenities to incentivize people to return to the work office. Panelists will discuss the Great Resignation, work hours and flexible location arrangements, as well as the perceived disconnect between expectations of smaller footprints compared to actual leasing activity.

Discover More About the Future of Work

Micro-Learning sessions

Community-BLOC: A Community-Based Ecosystem that Supports Business and Life Continuity

Tuesday, October 25th

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Lobby F, Presentation Area A

Sheba Ross​ and Dr. Upali Nanda​ will discuss Community-BLOC, a concept based on years of research on vibrant and thriving urban environments and more recent science around the pandemic. The Community-BLOC has two modes: one designed for times of health and one designed to weather a health crisis. The ability to swiftly transform between these two ways of life will cultivate human, environmental and fiscal health. Agility and speed are key; embedding change into the design drives the overall concept.

More From our Team

networking sessions & reception

ULI NEXT Connect

Tuesday, October 25th

HKS Dallas Headquarters

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HKS is hosting the ULI NEXT (Americas) Steering Committee Meeting, panel and roundtable discussions, and happy hour at our Dallas office.

Panel & Roundtable: 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Come connect with other mid-career professionals and meet the Americas NEXT leadership team to learn about ULI’s initiatives being undertaken to serve the District Council NEXT cohorts better. In addition, hear from local HKS Director of J.E.D.I., Yiselle Santos Rivera,​ who will offer insights into HKS’s diversity initiatives and kick off facilitated roundtable discussions with industry experts. By invitation only.

Reception: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

HKS and NEXT Americas leadership cordially invite all NEXT members attending the Fall Meeting to an evening of peer connectivity and elevated engagement. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and beverages in HKS’ state-of-the-art headquarters. Registration is required and space is limited.

Arlington ISD Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

Wednesday, October 26th

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Clear Fork, Level 3

Leonardo Gonzalez Sangri​ and Adelia Schleusz​ share how the Arlington Independent School District is changing the game with its new Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, which gives students across age levels and disciplines an opportunity to learn and perform like the pros. The district capitalized on the idea of creating a community venue, one that stretched its arms out to its city and placed the arts in Arlington on the same stage as the world-class entertainment venues nearby.

Discover More From our Education Studio

Tour Our​ Projects

Monday, October 24
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