The 7th annual Emerging Issues and Trends in Real Estate Forum will be held on Monday, April 22nd, at the University of Missouri. Each year, the Jeffrey E. Smith Institute of Real Estate hosts a real estate forum in partnership with and sponsored by JES Holdings. Nationally recognized speakers are invited to attend the annual event and deliver presentations on topics of interest to the commercial real estate industry. The Keynote Speaker for the 2013 Forum will be Kenneth Langone, founder and CEO of Invemed Associates, LLC and Co-Founder of The Home Depot, Inc. The event will begin with lunch at the Reynolds Alumni Center at 12 p.m.