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CalConExpo 2012

The California Construction Expo 2012 is the Golden State’s premiere gathering for contractors, designers, construction professionals, suppliers and construction workers to learn directly from government agencies about the increasing opportunities associated with $150 billion in public work programs currently proposed or underway. The government sector is in tremendous need of qualified contractors, professional service consultants, and skilled labor to support their construction programs. If your company directly or indirectly supports the design or construction industry, you need to have a presence at CalCon Expo 2012. The following are the presentations provided by industry experts at CalConExpo 2012 during the conference.
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  1. Can Design-Build Transform California's Transportation Infrastructure?

    Design Build has become one of the preferred project delivery methods for both major highway and transit projects in Southern California. Please join a panel of experts on how design build works and how to join the D/B Teams.
    Moderator: Daniel Filer, Ferrovial Agroman Panelists: Bryan Pennington, Metro, Gary Sitler, Kiewit, John Yen, Skanska, Michael Coffman, URS, John Friel, HNTB

  2. On Target: Upcoming Military Capital Program Opportunities

    The Los Angeles District of the US Army Corp of Engineers provides world class engineering solutions and project management services that respond to the needs of the nation, the environment, and the public. Commander Col Mark Toy will share with you the current and upcoming programs that the USACE are undertaking in the Southern California area.

    Moderator: Mike Teate, Parsons Speakers: Col Mark Toy, USACE

  3. Building Foundations for the Future: Capital Improvements at USC, UCLA

    Come and hear from the representatives of the leading Universities in Los Angeles and learn how they are leveraging their capital campaign dollars to build state-of-the-art educational facilities during these lean times. Join our distinguished panelists from USC and UCLA and learn about their long-range master plans and upcoming opportunities for your firm.
    Moderator: Sonnet Hui, Steinberg Architects Speakers: Brian League, USC, Peter Hendrickson, UCLA

  4. Checking the Pulse in Healthcare

    The continuance of the modernization and growth of the Healthcare Industry in Southern California has evolved into many opportunities for the AEC community. Come and learn what the leading Healthcare Providers have planned for their facilities in keeping up with the demands for service and innovation in technology.
    Speaker: Sandy Smith, Hoag Memorial Hospital, Kaiser Medical Center (invited), Keck Medical Center, USC (invited), Raymond Cheng, Cedars-Sinai

  5. Quick Start to Public Works

    The current decrease in commercial and residential construction, coupled with the increase in public spending, has prompted many construction contractors to transition from the private to the public sector. Public contracting can be lucrative and rewarding. Public agencies award billions of dollars each year through a fair, open, and competitive process. This workshop will provide an overview of government agency requirements applicable to public contracting, public contracting best practices, bonding and labor compliance.
    Moderator: Joyce Sloss Speaker: Nick Barrios, Merriwether & Williams, Speaker: Mark Hovatter, LAUSD, Speaker: Leonard Farol, CCC

  6. Construction Jobs to Modernize California’s Green Ports and Airports - The Lifeline to Commerce

    Ports and Airports experiencing a construction boom with new infrastructure projects that will enhance and improve the environment, traffic flow and the shipping of goods. These activities provide a major economic boost throughout Southern California that add jobs to employ thousands. Many projects are ‘hitting’ the street now.
    Moderator: Sashi Muralidharan, Port of Long Beach Speakers: Doug Sereno, Port of Long Beach, James Davis, Port of Los Angeles, Greg Campbell, Los Angeles World Airport, Jeffrey Sedlak, Long Beach Airport