AGC NYS to Host Construction Industry Conference

Mon December 17, 2012 - Northeast Edition

The Associated General Contractors of New York State (AGC NYS) will host its 26th annual statewide Construction Industry Conference, Dec. 4 to 6, 2012, at the Saratoga Hilton and City Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Attendees of the AGC NYS Construction Industry Conference will receive presentations and training planned with the assistance of AGC NYS’s public partners including the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York State Department of Transportation, New York State Department of Labor, MTA, State University Construction Fund, Dormitory Authority of New York State and the New York State Thruway Authority.

Featured speakers include: Ted Zoli, 2012 ENR Award of Excellence honoree; Eric Gigure, “The Buried Truth Uncovered” and David Catalfamo, “Message Management: Everyday, Not Just in Crisis” and Fails Management Institute (FMI) Change Orders BMP’s.

Seminar and Workshop session topics will include:

• Marcellus Shale Gas Development in New York

• CPM Training

• East Side Access project, MTA’s largest ever infrastructure project

• Scaffold Law Reform

• Future Construction Leaders

• Thruway and Canals

• Rigging Principles for Lifting Safely

• Brownfield Development

For a complete list of nearly three dozen workshops and training opportunities visit:

In addition to attending the conference, construction professionals also will have an opportunity to attend a Construction Expo and Technology Showcase to learn about new products and technological advancements.

For more information, call 518/456-1134.