Issues & Impacts - Southern New England Higher Education 


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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The Sheraton Hartford South
100 Capital Boulevard
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

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Jeneen LaRosa
Professional Women in Construction - CT Chapter
860-284-5064 x 325

Executive Sponsors:
BSC Group

BVH Integrated Services
Marcum LLP

The Whiting-Turner Contracting
Turner Construction Company
van Zelm Engineers

Annual Sponsors:

BL Companies
Consulting Engineering Services (CES)

Dietz & Company Architects, Inc.
Flow Tech, Inc.

Gilbane Building Company
Hinckley Allen
J. Fiereck Photography

Nicola | Yester
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
The S/L/A/M Collaborative
, Inc.
Tecton Architects

Foundation Sponsors:
Babbidge Construction Company
DiBlasi Associates Structural Engineers
EDI Landscape LLC
Garcia & Milas, P.C.
Haley & Aldrich, Inc.
Harry Grodsky & Co., Inc.
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP
Metayer Bonding Associates
Robinson + Cole
Towers | Golde LLC

Please Register By Friday, September 20th!
Walk-in Rates incurred after this date

Higher Ed institutions in New England are true leaders with regard to cutting edge strategies and initiatives in the built environment. - Attend this event to learn from the individuals who direct Facilities Planning, Design and Construction for some of New England’s top-ranked public and private academic institutionsAttend to learn from the individuals who direct Facilities, Planning, Design and Construction for some of New England’s top-ranked public and private academic institutions.

Presentation Panel

James D. Brassord / Amherst College
Chief of Campus Operations

Carolina Cudemus-Jones / University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Director Design and Construction Management

Keith Epstein / Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
Vice President, Facilities, Real Estate & Infrastructure Planning

Katharine Mace “Trina” Learned / Connecticut College
Associate Vice President Facilities Management

Annie Newman / Rhode Island School of Design
Director of Planning, Design & Construction

Moderator:  Laura A. Cruickshank, FAIA / University of Connecticut
University Master Planner and Chief Architect

Registration Fees

PWC Members Only - $70.00
NonMembers - $85.00
Students / Subsidized Rate - $45.00
PWC-CT Mentees - Free of Charge

Note: Walk-in Fees incurred after Friday, September 20th Deadline.

Walk-ins will be charged an additional $10.00

Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to event.
All Cancellations will be charged a $10 processing fee

NO SHOWS are Responsible for Payment in Full

Dinner Selections

Filet Mignon
Gluten Free Filet Mignon
Parmesan Panko Swordfish
Gluten Free Swordfish
Chicken Piccata
Penne w/Caper & Green Olive Sauce - Vegetarian
Grilled Butternut Squash Polenta w/ Mushroom Ragout - Vegan

Sorry - No Special Requests or Meal Orders can be accommodated

To Sponsor this Event

Contact: Beccah Eldridge- Shepley Bulfinch (857-383-4118) or at

Registration Questions

Contact: Jeneen LaRosa at (860-284-5064 x 325) or