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DIRECTIONS

Gatton College of Business and Economics

From the North/South

Take I-75 toward Lexington to Exit 115, go South on Route 922 (Newtown Pike) approximately 3.5 miles, turn left onto West Main St., then cross Broadway (street turns into Vine St. and is one way), then turn right onto South Upper St., stay in the right lane, go 3 stop lights and park in lots on Colfax or Prall Streets.

From the East/West

Take I-75 to Lexington, I-64 and I-75 combine through Lexington, take exit 115, go South on Route 922 (Newtown Pike) approximately 3.5 miles, turn left onto West Main Street, then cross Broadway (street turns into Vine St. and is one way), then turn right onto South Upper St., stay in the right lane, go 3 stop lights and park in lots on Colfax or Prall Streets.

REGISTER NOW

Conference will be held at the Gatton College of Business and Economics on Friday, October 13, 2017.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

The Campbell House Lexington, Curio Collection by Hilton
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1375 South Broadway, Lexington
(859) 255-4281

 

Hampton Inn Medical Center/UK
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1953 Nicholasville Road, Lexington
(859) 313-9000

 

Hilton Lexington/Downtown
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369 W. Vine Street, Lexington
(859) 231-9000

 

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Downtown
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1000 Export Street, Lexington
(859) 389-6800

 

Home2Suites by Hilton University/Medical Center
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126 East Lowry Lane, Lexington
(859) 313-5200
Hyatt Regency Lexington
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401 West High Street, Lexington
(859) 253-1234

 

Inn on Broadway
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1301 South Broadway, Lexington
(859) 519-2060

 

SpringHill Suites
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863 South Broadway, Lexington
(859) 225-1500

 

University Inn Hotel
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1229 S. Limestone Street, Lexington
(859) 278-6625

University Cities Conference Agenda

Location:

University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics 550 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506

Date:

October 13, 2017

9:00-11:30
Kincaid Hall
12:00-5:00
Woodward Hall
9:00-9:30
Welcome

Jim Gray, Lexington Mayor

Wade Troxell, Ft. Collins Mayor

Eli Capilouto, University of Kentucky President

Tony Frank, Colorado State University President

9:30-9:45
​Introduction: What is a University City?

Scott Shapiro, City of Lexington

9:45-10:45
​Keynote: The Value of University Cities

Ed Glaeser, Harvard economics professor and author, Triumph of the City

10:45-11:30
Externalities of concentrations of human capital in ​University Cities

Ken Troske, University of Kentucky

11:30-11:45
Break/pick up boxed lunch/switch to Woodward Hall
11:45-12:30
Governing a University City/Policy Swap

Jim Gray, Mayor of Lexington and Wade Troxell, Mayor of Ft. Collins

12:30-1:15
University in the Community

Eli Capilouto, University of Kentucky President and Tony Frank, Colorado State University President.

1:15-1:45
From College Town to University City

Omar Blaik, U3 Ventures/U3 AdvisorsKnight Foundation

2:00-2:45
Risk capital in University Cities

Benjy Kennedy/Chantel Rush, Kresge Foundation

Katie Appel Duda, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Lilly Weinberg, Knight Foundation

3:15-3:45
Policy Planning for University City Growth
3:45-4:15
​Economics of UCs: Work for everyone?

​John Burkhardt, University of Michigan

4:15-4:45
University-Anchored Innovation Districts

Scott Andes, Brookings Institution (invited)

4:45-5:00
Closing