Attendees at this year's NACORE annual meeting will be greeted by a slate of noteworthy meeting opportunities.

Those NACORE folks had the right idea when they selected San Francisco as the venue for this year's annual NACORE Symposium, happening Sept. 13-16 at the San Francisco Marriott Hotel.

The following is a condensed version of the official program guide of all the events planned for NACORE '97. As usual there is a good mix of education sessions and social activities to pique everyone's interest.

Saturday, Sept. 13 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Leadership Luncheon at Top of the Mark (invitation only)

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. New Members Luncheon

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

9:00 p.m. Irish Coffee Dessert Party

Sunday, Sept. 14 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Awards Breakfast: San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. will be a featured speaker. Also, awards will be presented to the Associate Member of the Year, Apgar Award for Excellence winner, Chapters of the Year, Membership Recruitment winners and others. And the Institute for Corporate Real Estate will recognize its 1997 MCR and MCRS designees.

10:30 - Noon Professional Development Seminars: Negotiating Training: Dealing with Conflict and Difficult People How to Present Like a Pro Making Time Management Work for You What's the Internet-Real Estate Connection?

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. MCR/MCRS Meeting

10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Spouse/Guest Tour San Francisco Highlights

Noon - 2:00 p.m. Champagne Luncheon in the Exhibit Hall

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. General Session: Keynote speaker Jack Kemp, Republican nominee for Vice President in 1996, will take the spotlight. Also featured will be business futurist Ian Morrison, author of The Second Curve -- Managing the Velocity of Change.

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45 - 5:30 p.m. Special Industry Group Meetings for Telecommunications, Construction, High-Tech/Computers, Oil & Gas, Healthcare, Office Leasing, and Restaurant/Retail Council.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Special Industry Group Reception in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 - 10:30 p.m. MCR/MCRS Dinner (invitation only)

8:00 p.m. Hospitality Suites

Monday, Sept. 15 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Coffee Service

9:30 - 10:45 a.m. Education Sessions: Linking Real Estate to Corporate Strategy Planning The Corporate Real Estate Executive in the Next Millennium The Effects of Energy Deregulation on Corporate Real Estate Portfolio Management vs. Asset Management

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Spouse/Guest Tour: Trip to Alcatraz

10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 - 12:15 p.m. Education Sessions: Let Demand Management Work for You Calculating and Containing Costs of Occupancy >From Preferred Provider to Strategic Alliances: Finding Qualified Service >Providers Using Information Systems to Improve Productivity and Add Value

12:15 - 2:15 p.m. Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

2:30 - 3:45 p.m. Education Sessions: How Technology Affects Business Units The Office of the Future: Where Hype Meets Reality Cost Control and Outsourcing Strategies that Work The Corporate Real Estate Department: People Still Are the Key Negotiating the Management of a Construction Project

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 - 5:15 p.m. Education Sessions: Benchmarking: Keys to Success The Health of Healthcare Real Estate Navigating the Leasing Minefield Single-Site Retail Joint Ventures: Gas and Food Do Mix

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. San Francisco Real Estate Night

7:30 p.m. Hospitality Suites

Tuesday, Sept. 16 8:00 a.m. - Noon Registration

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Coffee Service

9:00 - 3:00 p.m. Spouse/Guest Tour: Marin/Sausalito Excursion

9:30 - 10:45 a.m. Education Sessions: Centralizing or Decentralizing the Corporate Real Estate Function Presenting Performance Measures/Recommendations to Senior Management Owning vs. Leasing in Today's Corporate Environment Entertainment Retail: Enjoy Yourself While Spending Money

10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 - 12:15 p.m. Education Sessions: Partnering for the Future Bridging Technology to Corporate Strategy Using Off-Balance-Sheet Deal Structures Assessing New Areas for Development: A How-To Session Negotiating a U.K. Lease

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch with a Philly Flair

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Focus Groups

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Institute Mini-Course

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Chapter Officers' Meeting

2:15 - 5:00 p.m. Real Estate Tours of: Oracle in Redwood Shores, Bank of America, Yerba Buena Gardens or a downtown walking tour.

2:15 - 5:15 p.m. Spouse/Guest Tour: Golden Gate Experience

3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Focus Groups

7:00 - 10:30 p.m. Back for the Blues: The Chicago Experience

Wed., Sept. 17 Post-Symposium Tour: Wine Country Post-Symposium Tour: Monterey/Carmel