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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.

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

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

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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, 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

Panel of University City Mayors

12:30-1:15
University in the Community

​Panel of University Presidents

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

Jennifer Vey/Scott Andes, Brookings Institution (invited)

4:45-5:00
Closing