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The Women Who Build Summit has quickly become one of Construction Institute's premier events. Year over year, speakers and attendees alike rave about this enriching experience. Each year promises an inspiring day of educational presentations, motivational stories, confidence-boosting interactions, and networking opportunities. If you are interested in becoming involved in the planning task force for next year's event, please contact Nancy Greenwald at ngreenwald@construction.org.

 Export to Your Calendar 2/21/2019
When: Thursday, February 21, 2019
7:45 am - 6:00 pm
Where: Goodwin College
1 Riverside Drive
East Hartford, Connecticut  06118
United States
Contact: Nancy Greenwald
860-768-5690


Online registration is available until: 2/20/2019
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The Women Who Build Summit has quickly become one of Construction Institute's premier events, winning the Connecticut Entrepreneur Awards Community Favorite Event. Each year promises an inspiring day of educational presentations, motivational stories, confidence-boosting interactions, and networking opportunities.

 

Thursday, February 21, 2019 – 7:45 am – 5:30 pm – Goodwin College, East Hartford

 

 

MEET OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER 


      

Denise Berger, FAIA

Chief Of Operations/Engineering Department

of The Port Authority of

New York & New Jersey

              

 

GET INVOLVED


 

Champions of Change

The Construction Institute is honoring one man and one woman within the AEC/O industry to be recognized for their contributions as a role model that mentors and supports women in the industry. Thank you for your submissions.

 

                                          Our Champions

 

Laura Cruickshank 

University Master Planner, Chief Architect and Associate Vice President

University Planning, Design and Construction

University of Connecticut


James Kodman

Associate Directory of Facilities Engineering and Construction at Pratt & Whitney

 

Special Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Become a Sponsor!

 

Send Us Your Photos of Woman at Work

Come Visit the Wall of Women!


 

PRICING


CI Member $125
Non-member $165

Municipality or

Government Employees

$50
Student Contact admin@construction.org for pricing
 Reception only   $50

 

 

AGENDA 


7:45 - 8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:45 - 10:00 AM Early Morning Panel - "Candid Conversation with the C-Suite"
  Moderator: Carolina Cudemus: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Patricia Filippone: University of Massachusetts Building Authority 
Frank Hayes: BOND Brother, Inc.
Laura Cruickshank: University of Connecticut
 

Kevin Grigg: Fuss & O'Neill, Inc.

10:15 - 11:30 AM Mid Morning Panel - "Integrating Life and Work in the AEC World"
Moderator: Julia McFadden: Svigals + Partners 
Karrie Kratz: Gilbane, INC.
Anna Greenwald: On the Goga

Jessica Nicklin: University of Hartford
11:45 AM - 1:15pm Keynote & Lunch
Denise Berger: The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey 
1:30 - 2:45 PM Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Building Your Emotional Intelligence: Construct Your Future, Bolder Company
Setting Boundaries, Anna Greenwald: On the Goga
Do You Know What You Want? Anna Rappaport: Excelleration, LLC, Kathy Cowles: KC Architects, Carolina Cudemus: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Genevieve Rigler: University of Connecticut
3:00 - 4:15 PM Afternoon Panel - "Tough Talks and How to Have Them"
Moderator: Debra Rubin: Engineering News-Record Magazine
Catherine Shanks: Conflict Resolution Professional
Nancy Hagstrom: Interscape Commercial Environments
  Luiza Mills: Interstate Electrical Services
Jane Milas: Garcia & Milas, P.C.
4:15 - 4:30 PM Closing Remarks, Awards & Door Prizes
4:30 - 6:00 PM Reception

 

Panel & Breakout Session descriptions     |     Speaker biographies

 

 

 

PROGRAM SPONSORS 


Gold Sponsor

 

 

Reception Sponsor

 

Lunch and Lunch Bag Sponsor

 

 

 

Keynote Sponsor

 

 

Notebook Sponsor

 

 

 

 

Breakfast Sponsor

 

Pen Sponsor

 

 

Women On the Go Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

  

Water Bottle Sponsor

 

 

Student Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

Location Sponsor

 

 

 

Decor Sponsor

Door Prize Sponsors

             

          

 

SEASON SPONSORS 


 

 

                                                         

 

 

                               

  

 

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POLICIES


 

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to an event for a refund. If amount is outstanding, the entire amount will still be due the Construction Institute. Substitutions may be made before the start date of any event. Events may be rescheduled due to speaker conflict or severe weather. We reserve the right to cancel due to insufficient enrollment, in which case event fees will be refunded in full. Thank you for your consideration.

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