You’re invited to a conference at the University of Southern California (USC), Town and Gown Ballroom, 665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089 with *Howard Ahmanson Sr., a businessman, philanthropist, and purveyor of the American Dream – Sponsored by Fieldstead and Company.

This special event takes place on Wednesday, August 1 starting at 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Registration is now open and tickets are $50 (includes continental breakfast, lunch, reception, and dinner)..

This housing conference features Chapman and Wilkinson College Presidential Fellow, Joel Kotkin and Chapman Professor of Law, Kenneth Stahl.

Presentations include:.

  • Eric Abrahamson and Adam Arenson
    A Community Partner: Howard Ahmanson Sr.’s Mid-century Innovations
  • Robert Fishman
    How Los Angeles became “exceptional” and how it ceased to be exceptional
  • Jason Sexton
    California Values and Shifting Attitudes on Property Rights William Fischel Homevoters and Housing Prices: How did we get here?
  • Kenneth Stahl
    Current land use law and reform: an expanded role for the county?
  • Joel Kotkin
    The State of California Housing Today
  • Panel: Brian Hanlon, Kristen Jeffers, Karla López del Rio, Manuel Pastor, Tim Piasky, Karthick Ramakrishnan
    The future of the American Dream: Where do we go from here?
  • Johnny Sanphillippo
    Beginning, Middles, Ends: A Return to Household and Community Productivity (slideshow)
  • Rick Cole
    What We Have Learned: A Summary