November 8 – 9
Hotel Commonwealth
Boston, MA

Wednesday, November 8

11:00 – 11:10 a.m.Welcome from ARTBA’s Chairman
11:10 – 11:30 a.m.Opening and Program Overview from Ted Zoli, Senior Vice President, HNTB Corporation

(2009 MacArthur Award Recipient, 2012 ENR Magazine Award of Excellence Recipient)
11:30 a.m. – NoonOpening Session from John Hillman, President & CEO, HC Bridge Company

(2010 ENR Magazine Award of Excellence Recipient)
Noon – 1 p.m.Keynote Presentation: SENSEABLE CITIES

Presenter: Professor Carlo Ratti, Director, MIT Senseable City Laboratory

The increasing deployment of sensors and hand-held electronics in recent years is allowing a new approach to the study of the built environment. The way we describe and understand cities is being radically transformed - alongside the tools we use to design them and impact on their physical structure. The contribution from Prof. Carlo Ratti will address these issues from a critical point of view through projects by the Senseable City Laboratory, a research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the design office Carlo Ratti Associati.
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.The Smart City and Infrastructure Develop.m.ent Discussion

Jascha Franklin Hodge, CIO, City of Boston
Suzanne Sloan, Volpe National Transportation Center
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.Networking Break
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.Session #3
3:15 – 5:15 p.m.Workshop
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Networking Reception

Thursday, November 9

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Workshop Continues
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.Presentations by Workshop Groups to Industry Leaders
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.Closing Comments and Adjourn
11:00 – 11:15 a.m.Welcome by Northeastern Region Vice Chairman

Randy Lake, CEO, Oldcastle Materials
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.ARTBA Chairman’s Report
Noon – 1p.m. Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: Secretary Pollack, MBTA (invited)
1 – 1:45 p.m.Transportation Policy & Regulatory Update

Presenter: ARTBA Government Affairs
1:45 – 2 p.m.Networking Break
2 – 3 p.m.Executive Leadership Panel Discussion

The State of the Transportation Design & Construction Industry in the Northeast

Mike Shamma, Northeast Transportation Business Line Leader, Gannett Fleming
Mike McCardle, Chief Develop.ment Officer, VHB
Ted Hoffman, Business Development Manager, Lane Construction
3 – 4 p.m.State Market and Government Affairs Roundtable

Presented by: ARTBA Chapter Affiliates

Mike Elmendorf, AGC of NYS
Anthony Attanasio, UTCA of NJ
Jim Russ, MTBMA
John Pourbaix, CIM
4 – 4:45 p.m.Northeastern Region Transportation Construction Market Report

Presenter: Dr. Alison Premo Black, ARTBA SVP & Chief Economist