May
14

2nd Annual Higher Education Construction Forum

Join the Commercial Observer for a half-day conference on the future of higher education development in the New York Metropolitan region.

Speakers

KEYNOTE: LINDA CHIARELLI
Vice President, Capital Projects and Facilities
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
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KEYNOTE: MARCELO VELEZ
Vice President, Manhattanville Developnment
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
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DIANA ALLEGRETTI
Director of Design and Construction
CORNELL TECH
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PATRICK BURKE III
Assistant Vice President, Capital Project Management
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
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LYNDA KANE ROTHERMEL
Campus Architect and Director of Planning
THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (TCNJ)
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DMITRI KONON
Senior Director of Capital Planning
WEILL CORNELL MEDICINE
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MEGHAN MOORE-WILK
Director of Space Planning
THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY)
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JUSTIN D. O'HORO
Partner
WITHUM
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DAVID PFEFFER
Partner, Chair of the Construction Practice Group
TARTER KRINSKY & DROGIN LLP
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JOHN PUGLISI
Associate Vice President for Facilities Management
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
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GORDON TUNG
Vice President, Construction Management
NYC SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY (NYC SCA)
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scheduleMonday, May 14, 2018
place
The CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Ave
New York, NY 10016
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2nd Annual Higher Education Construction Forum

Join the Commercial Observer for a half-day conference on the future of higher education development in the New York Metropolitan region.

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Description

 Join the Commercial Observer for a half-day conference on the future of higher education development in the New York Metropolitan region. Upgrades to New York City’s public schools, colleges and universities are predicted to be one of the largest sources of construction spending this year. This program will feature insights from the region’s most influential decision makers and drivers behind the higher education projects that are transforming the city today.

For more information, sponsorship and speaking opportunities please contact Taylor West at twest@commercialobserver.com or 212-450-7300

PLATINUM SPONSOR - WITHUM

WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum) empowers clients with innovative tools and solutions to address their accounting, tax and advisory needs. Our highly responsive teams of professionals offer deep industry expertise and service experience to help our clients grow and thrive — to BE IN A POSITION OF STRENGTHSM.
Withum is recognized in the tri-state area as a leading public accounting and advisory firm serving the Real Estate, Construction, and Architecture & Engineering industries. Our dedicated industry teams will help ensure your business operations flow smoothly so you can focus on the bigger picture – growing a sustainable business. Withum brings clients the benefits and services of a larger organization without sacrificing the attention and personal service that one expects from a local business. Not only do we provide you with the most relevant, up-to-date information on the changing tax and accounting regulations, but we provide innovative solutions to help you increase profitability and strengthen your financial process. Offering an extraordinary level of personalized service and responsiveness, we believe communication and accessibility are key, and your engagement team is always available to answer your questions, usually within the same day. Our culture is that of a closely-held family business, which leads to industry-leading employee retention and around the clock accessibility. What sets Withum apart is our ability to go beyond the traditional accounting, auditing and tax services and serve as your trusted strategic partner. Our greatest success is derived from working alongside every client, and watching their business grow. For more information, please visit www.withum.com.

SILVER SPONSOR - CALDWELL & WALSH

Caldwell & Walsh builds sophisticated learning environments that strengthen the academic mission of our clients. In our rich 35 year history, we’ve constructed a variety of learning and social spaces. Our exceptional service is driven by our core values and the goal of earning trust through performance.

To learn more about us please visit caldwellandwalsh.com 

SILVER SPONSOR - LORING CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC.

Founded in 1956, Loring Consulting Engineers, Inc. is a full-service consulting engineering corporation providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, technology, commissioning and energy services to a broad spectrum of clients.  Headquartered, Loring employs a staff of 140 employees, and has offices in New York City, Princeton, Washington-DC, Durham and Toronto.