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Linda S. Graves, MCA, Vice President, Director of Diversity and Community Affairs, Gilbane Company
Erickajoy Daniels, Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion – Aurora Health Care Inc
Panelists will share how they market and communicate their organization’s diversity and inclusion strategies using multiple platforms. Each panelist will give an overview of their company’s accomplishments and how they work with their communications colleagues to leverage their successes. These brief presentations will be followed by a discussion led by Chapter Diversity Committee Chair, Debra A. Miller, APR Fellow PRSA. After the discussion, questions will be taken from the audience.
For more information, please visit: https://www.prsawis.org/event/marketing-diversity-business-imperative-really/
Nearly 10,000 public school leaders attend the Joint Annual Conference of the Illinois Association of School Boards, Illinois Association of School Administrators, and Illinois Association of School Business Officials.
Recognized as one of the nation’s leading education conferences, the event is open to local school board members, superintendents and administrative professionals, school administrators, state and regional educators and officials, school attorneys, university professors, exhibitors, and guests.
Derek Ward, Senior manager of Business Development in Chicago will be speaking on a panel along with other industry leaders -“How a District Passed a DSEB Referendum” – will take place on Saturday, November 18 at 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room Crystal B at the Chicago Hyatt West Tower.
For more information, please visit: http://conference.iasb.com/
GET YOUR TEAM READY FOR SUCCESS AT THE POLLS
A NEW HIGHLY INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY FORMAT
HOSTED BY SOME OF THE NATION’S MOST EXPERIENCED REFERENDUM EXPERTS
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS APPLY
Key Topics Covered:
• Choosing when to be on the ballot
• Creating a timeline and budget
• Deciphering voter data
• Essential homework prior to finalizing your proposal
• Deciding what to share and test community-wide
• Creating super advocates
• Choosing which community opinion
research tools to employ
• Essential campaign steps
• Strategies for stretching your campaign dollars
• And much more!
Gilbane Building Company is a national leader for public sector construction management services. Derek Ward manages the public sector for the Midwest region encompassing all of Illinois and surrounding states. A primary focus of Derek and his team as a construction management partner is to assist clients during the pre-referendum stage including community engagement. In Illinois alone, Gilbane has managed $742 million in construction projects over the last 15 years made possible via referendum.
3rd ANNUAL WOMEN WHO BUILD SUMMIT
Power Grid to Success
Join us for this valuable and inspiring day filled with women leaders making a difference in the A/E/C Industry and beyond.
Ashley Phelps, Lean Practices Manager at Gilbane Building Company will be speaking on a panel of 5 distinguished speakers on “Women Innovators Transforming Our Industry”
Register here: http://construction.org/event/WomenWhoBuild3
California’s Coalition for Adequate School Housing
39th Annual Conference on School Facilities
The 39th CASH Annual Conference will highlight the opportunities and challenges for school districts and their
private sector partners presented by the implementation of Proposition 51. The Conference will include presentations
on when state bonds will be sold and funding for projects will be available, as well as changes to the Office
of Public School Construction (OPSC) School Facility Program (SFP) project processing, including the Upfront
Grant Agreement and new Local Audit Requirements.
For more information, please visit: https://www.cashnet.org/meetings/2018_Annual_Conference/2018_AnnualConference.htm
Presentation: Positioning Wentworth Institute of Technology for the Innovation Era
Presented by: Kevin Cooke, Senior Account Executive, Gilbane Building Company | Josiah Stevenson, Principal, Leers Weinzapfel Associates Architects | David A. Wahlstrom, Vice President for Business, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Wentworth Institute of Technology’s strategic focus on innovation spurred the institution to build its first new academic building in 45 years. The planning, design, and construction team will illustrate their integrated approach. We will explain integrated planning, design, and construction practices used on this new innovation center in a dense downtown urban environment and how the building will serve Wentworth’s academic needs. Topics covered include:an integrated approach to planning and permitting, how the design makes this a gamechanger for Wentworth’s curriculum, and essential techniques for building in urban environments.
- Create a high-level schedule to know which major stakeholders to involve and when.
- Look at a potential site and identify logistical challenges that will need to be addressed.
- Evaluate alternative delivery models to best achieve your program, budget, and schedule objectives.
- Evaluate design opportunities to enable future flexibility versus cost and practical constraints.
Learn more about the conference and register to attend today!
James Busam, Vice President, Gilbane Co: As Vice President, Jim offers direction to Gilbane’s offices focused on national client pursuits and strategic account management. Jim has 40 years in the design and construction industry throughout the US and internationally. He has worked in various market segments, but his primary focus has been technical facilities from research to pilot plants to large scale manufacturing in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and microelectronics. Jim is highly experienced in negotiating and delivering in various contract forms, including lump sum, GMP, cost plus using design/build, CM, CM at risk, and general contracting contracts. With over a 14 year tenure at Gilbane, Jim’s current focus is developing and sustaining long-term strategic client relationships supporting profitability, trust, loyalty, innovation and risk management. Jim leverages Gilbane’s enterprise resources and capabilities in creating and fulfilling value-based solutions to meet client needs and exceed expectations, as well as nurturing future potential programs. His efforts have resulted in significant growth in Gilbane’s national footprint with clients such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Waste Management, Citizens Bank, and Bank of America, and in New England locally for clients such as Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Harvard University, Genzyme Corporation, Fidelity Investments, and Tufts University.
Jim is a member of the Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA) and is a Certified Strategic Account Manager (CSAM). Jim holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Brown University. Prior to Gilbane, Jim spent 21 years with Marshall Contractors/ADP Marshall and Fluor Corporation in progressive sales management roles.
Please join the Boston Area Chapter of ISPE for an evening of reflection, dialogue and discussion on current trends, developments and issues facing the Life Sciences Industry with respect to real estate in Massachusetts. Networking reception and complimentary hors d’oeuvres included.
Individuals interested in gaining a broader view of how the economic drivers and technological advances in the Life Sciences in Massachusetts are challenging the real estate sector.
For more information, please visit: http://www.ispeboston.org/eventcal/calendar.html?action=display_event&oid=873
The mission of the Bryant University Women’s Summit® is to empower women professionally, personally, and financially.
Through the years the Women’s Summit® has incorporated current trends in education, leadership, entrepreneurship, communication, diversity, health, wellness, technology and financial topics in order to provide educationally enriching breakout sessions which support our attendees professional and personal aspirations. Hear powerful, nationally known keynote speakers, and enjoy networking throughout the day.
For more information, please visit: https://wsummit.bryant.edu/
2018 WM SYMPOSIA
NUCLEAR AND INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS, REMOTE SYSTEMS AND OTHER EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
The annual Waste Management (WM) Conference, presented by WM Symposia (WMS), attracts thousands of registrants from around the world and is widely regarded as the premier international conference for the management of radioactive material and related topics. If you are an influencer in the industry, then WM Symposia is where you need to be.
For more information, please visit: http://www.wmsym.org/