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 Marriott Marquis in the heart of Times Square, New York on May 23, 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 Port Authority of NY & NJ, Metro Transit Authority, NYC Department of Design & Construction, NYC Department of Sanitation, Department of Veteran Affairs, NY DOT, 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.
NEW YORK 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
At Dodge Data & Analytics, Steve Jones focuses on how emerging economic, practice and technology trends are transforming the global design and construction industry. In addition to hundreds of speaking engagements around the world and numerous articles in industry publications, he produces Dodge Data & Analytics’ SmartMarket Reports on key industry trends, which are read by millions worldwide and frequently cited as authoritative references.
Steve holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA from The Johns Hopkins University. He has a track record of active leadership in many industry initiatives including the BuildingSMART Alliance, BIMForum, and the TC Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies. Steve also serves as a judge for numerous industry awards.
Before joining Dodge Data & Analytics, Steve was Vice President of Primavera Systems (now part of Oracle), the global leader in project management software. Prior to that, Steve spent 19 years in creative and management roles with top architectural firms, most recently as a Principal and Board of Directors member with Burt Hill, one of the largest A/E firms in the US (now merged with Stantec).
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.
A.J. Nayee is a Deputy Chief Engineer – Engineering Project Management Office at Amtrak. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Transportation from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and obtained his second Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) in Management. Mr. Nayee has over twenty-five years of increasingly responsible engineering experience in program management for design and construction of complex transportation infrastructure projects. His oversight experience includes managing large teams of design consultants, construction management consultants and contractors achieve project goal that meets safety, quality, schedule, budget and operational requirements.
Barry B. LePatner, Esq., Hon. AIA
Infrastructure and the Way Forward. He is founder of the New York City-based law firm LePatner & Associates LLP. For three decades, he has been prominent as an advisor on business and legal issues affecting the real estate, design, and construction industries. He is recognized as one of the nation’s leading advisors to corporate and institutional clients, real estate owners, and design professionals. Mr. LePatner has also been awarded the distinction of Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine. In 2009, he was rated as one of the top ten real estate attorneys in New York City by the New York Observer.
A November 2007 Governing magazine article stated, “If there’s a guru of construction industry reform, it’s LePatner.” In November 2008, an article in New York magazine referred to Mr. LePatner as “a Cassandra of infrastructure.”
Mr. LePatner is recognized as a thought leader in the construction industry. As the coauthor of Structural and Foundation Failures (McGraw-Hill, 1982) and with thirty-five years of experience as a construction lawyer, he brings a special understanding of the engineering, business, and legal issues attendant to the design and construction processes—knowledge he put to good use in writing Too Big to Fall. His second book, Broken Buildings, Busted Budgets: How to Fix America’s Trillion-Dollar Construction Industry (University of Chicago Press, 2007), was very well received inside and outside the construction industry and helped create a national debate among owners, designers, and other key stakeholders.
Mr. LePatner has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, the Boston Globe, the New York Times, Forbes.com, the Chicago Tribune, Infrastructurist.com, and other prestigious publications. His articles and speeches on the perilous state of our nation’s infrastructure have garnered widespread attention, including his serving as a commentator on the multi-billion-dollar stimulus plan of the Obama administration. He has appeared on many television and radio broadcasts, including interviews on CNBC, Fox Business Network, and several National Public Radio segments.
A nationally recognized speaker, Mr. LePatner has addressed audiences on topics central to the real estate and construction industries, including events sponsored by the Brookings Institution, Yale University, the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Syracuse University, and several construction industry associations with audiences including contractors, architects, engineers, construction technology experts, economic experts, and other construction industry thought leaders.
In 2002, Mr. LePatner was honored by the American Institute of Architects with its highest award to a non-architect when he was given an honorary AIA membership. He is also currently on the Board of Trustees of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA). He has also served on numerous advisory committees including: the Advisory Board, Society for Marketing Professional Services; the Board of the New York Building Congress; Board of Advisors, Legal Briefs for the Construction Industry; American Institute of Architects Advisory Committee; and the National Academy of Sciences.
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.