Jun
6

2nd Annual Transportation & Infrastructure Construction Forum

Join the Commercial Observer as we explore the current construction boom resulting from the New York metropolitan area’s need for modern and expanded bridges, ports, tunnels, roads, and airports.

Speakers

KEYNOTE: JANNO LIEBER
Chief Development Officer
MTA
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WAHID ALBERT, P.E.
Assistant Commissioner and Chief Engineer
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
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LOUIS COLETTI
President & CEO
BUILDING TRADES EMPLOYERS' ASSOCIATION
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RICHARD COTE
Executive Vice President
HUDSON MERIDIAN
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JIM DURKIN
Senior Vice President
AECOM TISHMAN
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INDHIRA FIGUEREO
Vice President and the Northeast Aviation Principal
WSP
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JUSTIN GINSBURGH
Director of JFK Infrastructure Strategy and Development
JETBLUE
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PETRA TODOROVICH MESSICK
Director of Planning, Gateway Program
AMTRAK
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PAUL MONTE
Co-Managing Partner
PECKAR & ABRAMSON
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SETH MYERS
Executive Vice President and Director of Project Implementation
NEW YORK CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (NYCEDC)
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JUSTIN D. O'HORO
Partner
WITHUM
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SETH PINSKY
Executive Vice President
RXR REALTY
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JAMES STARACE
Chief Engineer
THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY
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TOM WRIGHT
President
REGIONAL PLAN ASSOCIATION
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scheduleWednesday, June 6, 2018
place
The CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Ave
New York, NY 10016
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2nd Annual Transportation & Infrastructure Construction Forum

Join the Commercial Observer as we explore the current construction boom resulting from the New York metropolitan area’s need for modern and expanded bridges, ports, tunnels, roads, and airports.

Register
Description

 Join the Commercial Observer as we explore the current construction boom resulting from the New York metropolitan area’s need for modern and expanded bridges, ports, tunnels, roads, and airports. Expert panelists will address New York’s shifting infrastructural requirements in response to population growth as well as budgetary and policy changes.

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

Agenda
8:30 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:10 AM Opening Remarks
9:15 AM Keynote Address
9:30 AM Panel 1 | NYC’S Waterfronts – Newly Modernized Piers, Ports and Water Transportation
10:15 AM Panel 2 | Infrastructure Development – The Regional Bridges, Tunnels and Transit
11:00 AM Networking Break
11:20 AM Panel 3 | Airport Development –Transforming the Region's Airports for the Future
12:05 PM Closing Remarks

AECOM – PLATINUM SPONSOR

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of approximately $18.2 billion during fiscal year 2017. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

BTEA – PLATINUM SPONSOR

Established in 1903, the Building Trades Employers’ Association is New York’s largest Contractor Association. It represents 27 individual construction contractor associations and 1,800 construction managers, general contractors and specialty trade subcontractors. In 2015, BTEA Member Contractors had construction revenues of some $35 billion in commercial, residential, interior renovation, healthcare, education, cultural, transportation,

infrastructure and other projects while achieving the City's best safety record in NYC. For more information about Building Trades Employers’ Association, please visit: www.bteany.com.

HUDSON MERIDIAN – PLATINUM SPONSOR

Hudson Meridian Construction Group is New York’s leading Construction Management firm offering a unique combination of construction expertise: Construction Management, General Contracting and Program Management.  Ranked amongst New York City's Top 100 Contractors and among the nation's Top 400 firms, Hudson Meridian is an award-winning construction management firm.

Located in the heart of the city’s Financial District at 61 Broadway, Hudson Meridian employs over 100 professionals. As a professional service firm, we balance a sense of professionalism and technical proficiency with an ability to listen to clients concerns, offering appropriate solutions. Our chief asset is our staff and their talent - a range of skills and tacit experience that qualifies us to provide the high level of service that our reputation commands. Hudson Meridian’s vast portfolio includes new construction and restoration projects such as marine construction, public housing, luxury residential high rises and adaptive re-use of industrial space, health and continued care, educational facilities, commercial offices, retail/hospitality, transportation as well as disaster response and remediation.

Having been awarded national and local industry awards for private and public sector work, the company has demonstrated commitment to providing quality and value to clients. Proficiency in up-to-date construction techniques, methods and technologies, we deliver projects on schedule and on or under budget true to our clients’ visions without sacrificing safety or quality.

Hudson Meridian was the firm that brought together a team of engineering and construction professionals to manage all aspects of the 9/11 World Trade Center recovery and debris removal. We are experts in crisis and disaster management serving all agencies and institutions in preparedness planning.

Hudson Meridian is LEED certified, a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, the National Association of Home Builders and New York Construction Alliance.

WITHUM – PLATINUM SPONSOR

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.

WSP – PLATINUM SPONSOR

WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment markets. With 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

 

We provide a full range of planning, program management, design, and construction management services for aviation, including extensive experience in road and rail access to airports. Specialized services include strategic consulting, security system planning and design, environmental studies, access and transit studies, sustainability consulting, and financial and economic analysis. Active in in aviation for more than 70 years, WSP is currently at work on aviation project at airports in Los Angeles, Denver, New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Baltimore, New Orleans, Atlanta and New Jersey. www.wsp.com/usa

I-LUMINOSITY – SILVER SPONSOR

I-LUMINOSITY is a family-owned business that is an industry leader in LED lighting and design. Our superior engineering capabilities ensure the highest quality in great product design. Our dedication to our clients results in fantastic customer service and top-notch, affordable lighting solutions for businesses from Fortune 500 Companies to small businesses of any size.

I-LUMINOSITY is committed to creating unique, affordable, and energy-efficient LED lighting. Our creative designs are easier for electricians to install and more affordable to buy and use, resulting in significant energy savings for our customers. I-LUMINOSITY has lighting to complement any design aesthetic. Our LED light fixtures are the perfect pieces to polish off any room or space. We offer one on one communication and are always available to answer any questions.

"We Are The Manufacturer, Buy Direct & Save."