Infrastructure capital programs are in a season of immense change. Changes in administration, proposed cuts to the US Tiger Grant program, and promises of a trillion-dollar infrastructure spending plan on different programs will force public sector owners to adopt new ways of delivering projects and further demonstrate their stewardship.
Join us at the DoubleTree by Hilton | Downtown in the heart of Los Angeles, CA on June 6, 2017 to unpack the unique changes facing owners of public-sector infrastructure projects. Leaders who attend will hear from some of the brightest minds in capital project management and have a chance to interact with their peers in a collaborative setting.
LEARN - Global experts share risks and challenges of infrastructure owner and discuss strategies to improve project delivery.
NETWORK - Build relationships with others who deliver capital projects in your industry.
BENCHMARK - Clearly understand what best-in-class performance looks like and see where you your capital program stands against others in your industry.
Past registrants include Southern California Regional Rail Authority, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles World Airport, Caltrans, Orange County, City of Anaheim, City of Portland, Port of Houston, Glenbard Wastewater Authority and many other state and local city governments.
BONUS: Capital Projects Survival Guide. An executive’s guide for reducing risk and improving reliability of capital projects.
LOS ANGELES AGENDA
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Keynote Presentation: Managing Risk
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Networking Break (Snacks and Beverages)
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Moderated Panel Discussion: Alternative Project Delivery Methods
11:15 AM to 11:30 AM
Networking Break (Snacks & Beverages)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Closing Presentation: Technology for Collaboration
Donna Laquidara-Carr has over 20 years of experience in construction news and analysis, and for the last 6 years, she has been managing editor on the SmartMarket Reports, which look at transformative trends in the construction industry like sustainability, technology and process revolutions. Donna also speaks extensively about construction at industry events, including Greenbuild, the inaugural WELL conference, Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure Conferences in London and BOMA’s annual conference.
Jon Antevy is an architect and recognized leader in the field of construction program management software. Following his Master’s thesis research of multimedia and Internet applications for the construction industry, he launched e-Builder. Before founding e-Builder, Jon worked for several construction companies as a pre-construction services specialist. In 1995, he was nominated by Engineering News-Record magazine as one of the Top 25 Newsmakers of the Year for his work to move practical construction applications onto the Web for the first time. In October 2012, Jon was awarded the Construction Writer's Association most prestigious honor, the Silver Hard Hat Award. He holds a Master's degree in Construction Management from the M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction, and a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Florida.
Julie Owen, PSP, CCP has over twenty years of experience in project management, project control, cost engineering, scheduling, contract administration and schedule delay claim analysis. She works as a Deputy Executive Officer, Program Management in Program Control for Los Angeles Metro managing the $160 billion over 50 year initiative to improve Los Angeles County transportation infrastructure. She manages a program/project control team of eleven team members serving the highway, regional rail, transit, and small transit capital repair programs.
She managed the design and implementation of the enterprise wide business management system for capital program management. She worked her way up the management ladder holding positions such as project manager, assistant project manager, project engineer, construction manager, supervisor, scheduler, cost engineer and intern engineer. Julie has worked on all sides of the table including owner, contractor, and construction manager and across multiple firms and industries including LA Metro, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, McCarthy Building Companies, J.F. Shea Construction, PinnacleOne, and Parsons.
Julie holds certifications for Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) and Certified Cost Professional (CCP). Julie instructs the PSP certification prep course on behalf of the AACE International Education board. Julie is an International Association Board Member serving as Past-President and past Vice President-Regions and Regional Director. Julie was also past president of the Southern California section of AACE International. She has master's degree in business administration from University of Redlands and her bachelor's degree in construction science from Texas A&M University.
Specialties: Julie Owen specialties include project management, project control, cost engineering, scheduling, project controls systems implementation, contract administration and schedule delay claim analysis.
Chris Bell serves as the Vice President of Marketing leading all aspects of marketing including market strategy, product marketing, demand generation, CRM, brand strategy, public relations, and social media. Throughout his 20+ year career, Chris has leveraged a unique blend of backgrounds from the engineering & construction industry, project & program management, and software industry to position tech companies for growth. He most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer at ARES Project Management and Active Risk. He also served as VP of Product Strategy & Management at Deltek and key marketing roles at Oracle | Primavera and AECOM. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Mansfield University, a PMP from Boston University, and PM Leadership from Construction Industry Institute.
Chris Keyack is a construction industry champion with a strong background in software and technology development, consulting, and implementation. He develops product and market strategy at e-Builder along with consulting owner organizations into uncovering the ROI and value of implementing project management software solutions.