2020 Virtual Conference Schedule

June 24th  |  11:00AM - 5:30PM ET

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

State of the Union in Storage and Opening Remarks

Ian Burnstein

Location: General Session

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Utilizing Technology and Maximizing Efficiencies:


COVID has changed the way business has run for many industries. Self storage has obviously been impacted. Owners and operators have found creative ways to adapt and utilize technology to make the business run safer and more efficiently. This includes working remotely, improving functionality of websites and payments, utilizing kiosks and touch less access. This panel will be led by Jeniece Carter Rae and she will dive into the issues with the experts in each of their fields and they will be available to answer your questions.

Moderator: Jeniece Carter-Rae

Location: General Session

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Can't Touch This: How Smart On-Door Smart Locks Make Contactless Move-In’s a Reality

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Location: Breakout Room

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Saving on HVAC Energy & Maintenance Expenses

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Location: Breakout Room

1:00 PM - 1:55 PM

Acquisition Trends:


Four top industry experts share their thoughts on the state of acquisitions in a post-COVID environment. David Levenfeld, CEO of Storage Pros, will moderate a panel of industry leaders, who will share insights on the impact on underwriting and valuations, as well as the current availability of capital on the equity and debt sides. A discussion of industry trends will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions of the panel participants.

Moderator: David Levenfeld

Location: General Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Trade Show Hours

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Should I Consider Third Party Management?

All aspects of managing self storage facilities have become more complicated. The regulations are constantly changing, and HR has become more challenging with each day. Travel further complicates remote management. Alison DeJaeger of List Self Storage moderates a panel of some of the preeminent third-party management companies as they share their thoughts on how they can alleviate the management burden and improve the operations of your business. Come ask your questions of this esteemed panel.

Moderator: Alison DeJaegar

Location: General Session

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Safeguard Your Storage Operation from Crisis by Jon Loftin

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Location: Breakout Room

4:30 PM - 4:50 PM

Happy Hour Lounge

Location: Sponsored Private Sessions &

Exhibitor Booths

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