The annual AMERICATALYST conference is an invitation-only, peer-to-peer think tank focused on the housing ecosystem, which encompasses all sectors of housing finance (the mortgage market), residential real estate, and the single-family rental market. Renowned for the caliber of its exceptional content, what makes the AMERICATALYST event unique is the context in which we discuss how the industry is evolving, and more importantly, where the industry is heading next. That context is globalization, and its pervasive, irreversible, magnifying and accelerating forces, which have created a world increasingly beyond our control, and a world in which the greatest change is the pace of change.
For 2017, AmeriCatalyst is expanding the annual event to encompass the entire residential housing ecosystem with two simultaneous programs held side-by-side in the same venue. On the housing finance side, AMERICATALYST 2017: CTRL+ALT+DEL? takes stock of the state of entropy facing the U.S. and global economy and the U.S. housing ecosystem. For Single-Family Rental players, RENTING, THE FUTURE addresses the challenges the rental market faces as the SFR sector continues its expansion. Participants will be able to join either or both events, depending on their area of interest. While we are known for our accuracy in forecasting the most significant trends and events in the housing finance industry for the past 15 years, this year will be the most compelling and provocative of all as we conclude our 15-year narrative on the impact of globalization on the housing ecosystem. Both events feature, and are designed for, leaders with extraordinary motivation, capability, and vision to influence and shape the future of our industry, and the world at large.