Fall Conference 2024


Location: McKenna Hall

Now in its third year, the Church Properties Initiative's fall conference convenes church leaders, real estate practitioners, and academics to tackle the most pressing property-related questions facing the Catholic Church and other religious landowners.

What: A two-day conference exploring the challenges and opportunities facing stewards of faith-based property

When: Monday, September 16th, through Tuesday, September 17th, 2024

Where: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN (Eastern Time Zone)

Registration: Conference registration will open over the summer.

Submit a session proposal:

Academic paper      Case study or lightning talk

Lodging: A block of rooms are available at the Morris Inn on Notre Dame's campus. Additional lodging options walkable to the university include Ivy Court, Fairfield Inn and Suites on Eddy Street, Embassy Suites on Eddy Street, and Airbnbs in the Harter Heights neighborhood south of campus.

Dining: The conference program includes an optional dinner on Monday night and a mix of group and independent meals. Explore campus dining options here.

Transportation: South Bend International Airport is five miles from Notre Dame's campus. South Bend is a two-hour drive east from Chicago's O'Hare and Midway Airports. Please note: While Chicago is in the Central Time Zone, South Bend is in the Eastern Time Zone. Information on campus parking can be found here.