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ENR’s Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference To Be Held May 6, 2015 in New York


NEW YORK – April 8, 2015 – The ongoing challenges faced by women in the construction industry will be explored at an upcoming conference presented by Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://enr.construction.com) in partnership with Peckar & Abramson, P.C.  Themed “Across the Generations: Addressing the Elephants STILL in the Room,” the sixth annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference will be held May 6, 2015 at the TKP New York Conference Center.  To register, visit http://www.construction.com/events/2015/enr-groundbreaking-women/registration.asp.

During the conference, attendees including CEOs, decision makers, business leaders and entrepreneurs in the construction, architecture, engineering and real estate sectors will learn how gender dynamics have and haven’t evolved, and explore common issues women face in the modern workplace.  The event’s agenda will examine the social questions surrounding a diverse labor force, helping attendees gain insights into how women manage other women, what to do when encountering harassment at work, managing family planning and other career changing decisions, and much more.

The conference features keynote addresses by Abigail E. Disney, CEO & President, Fork Films; and Joan Miller, Senior Vice President of Gas & Chemicals, CH2M Hill.  Additional scheduled speakers include representatives from:

  • AKF Group
  • ARCADIS
  • Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Brasfield & Gorrie
  • Brent Darnell International
  • Clune Construction Company
  • Faithful+Gould
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • HDR
  • Hunter Roberts Construction Group
  • Kiewit
  • KSS Architects
  • Louis Berger
  • Motivate Design
  • NYC Dept. of Design and Construction
  • PCL Construction Enterprises Inc.
  • Perez
  • Sciame Construction LLC
  • Skanska
  • The Nabholz Group, Inc.
  • The Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Turner Construction
  • VIATechnik

 

Sponsors of the event include Silver Sponsors Hunter Roberts Construction Group, PCL Construction Enterprises Inc., Skanska, Structure Tone, and Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins; Supporting Sponsors the Associated General Contractors of New York State, the National Association of Women in Construction, New York Building Congress, Society for Professional Marketing Services – New York, and Women in Construction Operations; and Diversity Sponsors HD Supply Waterworks, Lend Lease, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. and PCL Construction Enterprises Inc.

For more information, visit http://www.construction.com/events/2015/enr-groundbreaking-women/, call 1-800-371-3238, or search Twitter for #ENRGWIC.  Attendees are eligible to earn seven AIA LUs.  Discounts are available to members of supporting sponsor organizations as well as to media representatives and groups of four or more.

For more Dodge Data & Analytics events, visit http://www.construction.com/events.

 

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Media Contact
: Susan Peterson, Marketing, Dodge Data & Analytics, +1-212-904-3669, susan.peterson@construction.com


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