7:30 - 8:15 AM
Registration, Breakfast, Networking, & Exhibits
8:15 - 8:25 AM
8:25 - 8:50 AM
Executive Director of The Port Authority of NY/NJ
Hear first hand what is coming up for the Port Authority of NY/NJ as the Executive director shares information about the New Capital Plan and how it will impact both New York and New Jersey.
8:50 - 9:35 AM
The new 2017-2026 Capital Plan is Coming
The new plan was approved at $32.2 billion, nearly 20% more than the current one. The Capital Plan includes projects that will (1) renew and maintain Port Authority assets so they can continue providing infrastructure that is efficient, reliable, and safe; (2) expand capacity, improve connectivity, and advance the region’s transportation needs; (3) partner with federal and regional entities to restore infrastructure that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, to enhance resiliency, and to plan for the future; and (4) deliver projects that are currently in construction. Find out what opportunities may exist for your firm.
9:35 - 9:50 AM
How To Work with The Port Authority of NY/NJ
Get your share of business and find out how your firm can get involved with projects throughout the region. Attendees will be able to meet with executives from the Port Authority of NY/NJ at their booth as well.
9:50 - 10:35 AM
Networking, Refreshments & Exhibits
10:35 - 11:25 AM
GC’s and MWSDBE’s – Tips to a Successful Partnership
The process of building a strong relationship between GCs and MWSDBE’s isn’t always easy. Hear from companies that have gone through the process as they share the good, the bad and everything in between.
11:25 - 11:50 AM
Overcoming Challenges on the Job Site
This session will address what the potential challenges that arise when working at certain facilities and how to get over these challenges. You’ll hear from executives at the Port Authority of NY/NJ as well as contractors that have worked on projects.
11:50 - 12:20 PM
Closing Keynote: How a Forward Thinking WBE Construction Management Firm has maintained Growth for 20 plus Years.
A local MWSBE firm will share their story with attendees and how they grew their business throughout the years to become very successful
Founder, Managing Director,
The Karlyn Group