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Wed 03.16.2011

Innovation and Integration of the Future


When: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

Where: At The Center   

Chris Ward, Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, will speak about progress at the World Trade Center site and will look ahead to other pressing challenges facing the region, with a special focus on the waterfront.

Mr. Ward is currently the Executive Director of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (and President of the Port Authority’s wholly owned entities: Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation, the Newark Legal and Communications Center Urban Renewal Corporation, and the New York and New Jersey Railroad Corporation). He was appointed on May 22, 2008. He previously served at the Port Authority as Chief of Planning and External Affairs, as well as Director of Port Redevelopment from 1997 to 2002.  Immediately prior to being appointed Executive Director of the Port Authority, Mr. Ward served for over two years as Managing Director of The General Contractors Association of New York, Inc. (GCA), where he directed and managed the major trade association that represents the heavy construction industry in the City of New York.

Organized in Partnership with the New York Building Congress

Price: Free for members of AIA and NYBC; $10 for non-members

Innovation and Integration of the Future was organized as part of the exhibition Innovate:Integrate, that was on view from October 6th, 2010 - January 16th, 2011.

Lead sponsors:

Aerotech Manufacturing
Francis Cauffman
STUDIOS Architecture
Trespa North America

AKF Group
Forest City Ratner Companies
Hugo S. Subotovsky Architects
Levien & Company
National Institute of Building Sciences
Pennoni Engineering and Surveying of New York
Peter Pennoyer Architects
Stephan Jaklitsch Architects
Thornton Tomasetti
WB Wood

Benjamin Moore
Brenda Levin
Matthews Coatings
New York Building Congress
Presentation Products
Theo. David Architects TDA/KAL
Weidlinger Associates


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