Program

 

7:30 AM – 8:15 AM

NETWORKING BREAKFAST

 

 

8:15 AM – 8:25 AM

  • WELCOME

  • Jack S. Nyman, Executive Director, The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute, Baruch College, The City University of New York

 

8:25 AM – 8:45 AM

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: AN OUTLOOK FOR NEW YORK

 

William C. Rudin,Vice Chairman & CEO
Rudin Management Company, Inc.

 

8:45 AM – 9:35 AM

 

A NEW DYNAMIC FOR NEW YORK CITY

 

 

New York, as we know it, is changing. 

A new urban center is emerging as a result of changing technologies, new enterprise models, new jobs, and new information platforms. From their varied perspectives, several recognized thought leaders share their insights on current and emerging trends that will transform New York over the next decade. 

Suri Kasirer, President of Kasirer Consulting, Inc., one of New York’s leading consulting firms, stewards a group of recognized thought leaders in a game changing exchange on the changes that will transform New York into a smarter, more efficient, more sustainable global urban center.

 

Moderator:

 

Suri Kasirer, President, Kasirer Consulting

 

Session Participants:

 

Richard T. Anderson, President, New York Building Congress

William Marino, President, Star America & Chairman of the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure

Merryl  H. Tisch, Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents

Robert Yaro, President, Regional Plan Association

 

9:35 AM – 10:20 AM

 

MAYOR, HERE’S WHAT WE RECOMMEND….

 

How can the new Mayor and a new administration collaboratively work with the real estate, design and construction industries to advance a better blueprint for building New York?

Michael S. Zetlin, Senior Partner, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, one of New York’s leading construction law attorneys, guides a conversation with several of New York’s real estate, design and construction leaders to put their recommendations for building New York on the record.  


Moderator:

Michael S. Zetlin, Senior Partner, Zetlin & De Chiara, LLP

Session Participants:

 


  • Frank Sciame, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, F.J. Sciame Construction

  • R. Donahue Peebles, Entrepreneur, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Peebles Corporation
  • Ray Quartararo, Vice Chairman and International Director for Jones Lang LaSalle's Project and Development Services Group

  • Eugene Kohn, Chairman of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

 

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM

 

….AND WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND?

 

Your recommendations on next steps for the new Mayoral Administration.

 

 

CLOSING REMARKS

 

Jack S. Nyman, Executive Director, The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute, Baruch College, The City University of New York