Northeastern Schedule 2020 2020-11-03T19:03:16+00:00

Northeastern Regional Meeting Schedule

Virtual Meeting

Program subject to change. All times Eastern.

2 – 2:10 p.m.

Welcome by ARTBA Northeastern Region Vice Chairman

David Harwood, senior vice president, Terracon

2:10 – 2:30 p.m.

Presentation from ARTBA’s Chairman

Steve McGough, president and CFO, HCSS

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Presentation from The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Introduction: Robert Wessels, Executive Director, General Contractors Association of New York, Inc.

Presenter: Rick Cotton, Executive Director

3:30 – 4:45 p.m.

The COVID Impact on Transit in the Northeast


Dan Corey, deputy national ITS practice leader, AECOM


Leslie Richards, general manager, SEPTA

Tom Prendergast, executive vice president and Americas transit market leader, AECOM (Former Chairman and CEO of MTA)

Thomas Rowbottom, deputy director of operations, PATH

4:45 – 5:30 p.m.

Virtual Happy Hour

10 – 10:45 a.m.

Transportation Construction Market Update

Dr. Alison Premo Black, senior vice president & chief economist, ARTBA

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Stipulated Sum and Liquidated Damages in Infrastructure Projects: What Are They? Are They Enforceable? And How Do You Beat Them?

Jenn Budd, associate, Cohen Seglias

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch, Networking and Connecting with Peers

1 – 1:45 p.m.

LaGuardia Airport Terminal B Redevelopment

Brendan Smith, civil engineer, WSP USA

Mitchell Jordan, project manager, WSP USA

Timothy Burke, civil engineer, WSP USA

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.

Transportation Policy & Regulatory Update

Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA

Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory & legal issues, ARTBA

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