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Future of Howard County

How Cybersecurity and Culture are Fueling a Development Boom

Event Ended On: Tuesday May 14 2019

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Event Host

Events Raw Space

Two Merriweather

Two Merriweather, home to Pearson, the world’s learning company, is the newest completed office building in Downtown Columbia’s Merriweather District. The five-story, 135,000 square foot Class A office space features 23,500 square foot floorplates, retail at the base of the building and an adjacent 1,200 space parking garage. Two Merriweather offers stunning views of Symphony Woods, Merriweather Post Pavilion and Downtown Columbia.

Speakers

Remarks from the Podium:

Calvin Ball

Calvin Ball

County Executive, Howard County

The Importance of P3s: The Public, and Private, Perspective

Timothy Hogan

Timothy Hogan

President, Hogan Companies

Cybersecurity + the Development Boom

Ron Gula

Ron Gula

Co-Founder, Gula Tech Adventures

The Future of Downtown Columbia: Culture on the Rise

Vanessa Rodriguez

Vanessa Rodriguez

Vice President, Marketing, The Howard Hughes Corporation
Derek Wood

Derek Wood

Principal, FOX Architects
Greg Fitchitt
Moderator

Greg Fitchitt

President, The Howard Hughes Corporation

Agenda

Time Activity
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
Registration, Networking, & Breakfast
9:00 AM
9:10 AM
Remarks from the Podium: Calvin Ball
9:10 AM
9:50 AM
Cybersecurity + the Development Boom
9:50 AM
10:20 AM
The Importance of P3s: The Public, and Private, Perspective
10:20 AM
11:00 AM
The Future of Downtown Columbia: Culture on the Rise
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
More Networking!

Venue/Parking

Two Merriweather
10960 Grantchester Way
Columbia, MD 21044

Floor: 5th floor

Parking Information: Free parking on the 9th level of the garage and two surface lots.

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Event Summary

According to the Baltimore Business Journal, "the once sleepy suburb [of Columbia, MD] is well on its way to becoming an urban center." The following statement could be said about Howard County broadly, as development has been seen widespread throughout the area. From the redevelopment of Columbia's Town Center to Domino expanding its presence in with a major warehouse lease, Howard County is experiencing a development boom. How can developers contribute to the steady growth and demand in Howard County? And what major projects in the pipeline can attract additional tenants, residents, and more to the area?

Join Bisnow and Howard County's most prolific developers, thinkers, and investors as we explore the projects shaping Howard County's future, and how you can get in on the action. It's a Bisnow event you don't want to miss! Add to the conversation on

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Producer,

Elizabeth Baker,

at liz.baker@bisnow.com.

1. What major projects and developments are in the pipeline in Howard County, and how is it impacting Downtown Columbia's cultural scene?

2. How is Maryland's cybersecurity boom positively impacting Howard County? 

3. What businesses are moving into Howard County, and how can they impact development trends in the area? 

4. How can Downtown Columbia's developers and city officials work together to make it the ultimate live/work/play destination in Howard County? 

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