Day Two – March 20, 2018

Conference Room 1: Residential Construction

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

10.00 a.m. | Welcome Address from Oliver Kinross & Chairperson’s Opening Plenary Session

Chairperson: Karen Haycox, CEO, Habitat for Humanity NYC 

10.10 a.m. | Partnering the Future: HPD and Housing Construction

Malissa Smith, Assistant Commissioner/Agency Chief Contracting Officer, Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)

10.30 a.m. | NextGeneration NYCHA: Rebuilding and Restoring Public Housing

Deborah Goddard, Executive Vice President of Capital Projects, New York City Housing Authority   

10.50 a.m. | Systematic Method of Construction Management, from Design to Occupancy

  • Pre-Construction Development Phase
  • Design and Drawings
  • Establishing Construction Cost
  • Construction Management

James Lee, Project Manager, Avalon Bay Communities

11.10 a.m. | Panel Discussion: Reaching Government Targets for Affordable Housing

Moderator:

Jolie Milstein, President and Chief Executive, NYSAFAH - New York State Association for Affordable Housing

Panelists:

Ariel Aufgang, AIA Principal, Aufgang Architects

James Lee, Project Manager, Avalon Bay Communities

Eric Bunge, FAIA, Principal, nARCHITECTS

Kevin Kennon RA AIA NCARB LEED AP, Founder, CEO and Design Director, Kevin Kennon Architects PC

Karen Haycox, CEO, Habitat for Humanity New York City

11.50 a.m.  | Current Trends in Affordable Housing.

  • Inclusionary Housing
  • Energy efficiency
  • Resiliency
  • Large infill project

Mark Ginsberg, Principal, Curtis + Ginsberg Architects LLP 

12.10 p.m.  | Micro / Macro: Carmel Place and Other Stories

Eric Bunge, FAIA, Principal, nARCHITECTS 

12:30 p.m. | Building a Better New York

Karen Haycox, CEO, Habitat for Humanity New York City

 

HEALTH & SAFETY SUMMIT

12.55p.m. Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Charlene Obernauer, Executive Director, NY Committee for Occupational Safety & Health

 

1:05 p.m.  | Construction Health & Safety, Regulation and Policy

Louis Coletti, President, Building Trades Employers’ Association of NYC

1:25 p.m. | Running an Effective Safety Program

Matthew Perras, Safety manager, Skanska Koch

1:45 p.m. | Self Climbing Kokoon: Safety Redefined

David Pisacrita, CEO, Metropolitan Walters

2.05 p.m.  | DOB NOW: Online Permit Process for Construction Equipment

  • Obtaining permits for sidewalk sheds, supported scaffolds and construction fence without visiting the department office.
  • Current NYC construction code requirements for these filings

Bharat Gami, RA, Chief Plan Examiner, Manhattan Plan Examination Unit, NYC Department of Buildings

2:25 p.m. | The "Human Element" Safety Culture Vs Safety Systems

Philip Zazzera, CSP ASP CSFSM, Vice President of Environmental, Health & Safety, Pizzarotti LLC

2:25 p.m. | Deadly Skyline: Promoting Construction Safety in New York

  • Presentation of statistics on construction fatalities and injuries
  • Discussion on what makes construction sites safer
  • Legislative recommendations at City and State level to increase safety on construction sites

Charlene Obernauer, Executive Director, New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health

3:05 p.m. | Panel Discussion: Health & Safety in NYC Construction

  • Non-union works rights
  • Build Life Scheme  

Moderator: Charlene Obernauer, Executive Director, NY Committee for Occupational Safety & Health

Panelists:

Philip Zazzera, CSP ASP CSFSM, Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety, Pizzarotti LLC

Crystal D. Turner-Moffatt MS ASP CHST CSFSM WPLC, Safety and Security Manager; Principal Technical Specialist WSP (Formerly Parsons Brinkerhoff); President, CDT EHS Consulting LLC

4:05 p.m. | Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Conference Room 2: Sustainability Summit

SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT

10:00 a.m. | Welcome Address from Oliver Kinross & Chairperson’s Opening Plenary Session

Chairperson: Toby Sheppard Bloch, Chief Venture Officer, The HOPE Program and Sustainable South Bronx

10:10 a.m. | Opening Keynote

Vatsal Bhatt, Director of Cities and Neighborhood Development, USGBC

10:35 a.m. | Panel Discussion: 425 Grand Concourse, NYC - Where Passive House Meets High-Rise Affordable Housing

Panelists:

Dylan Martello, Senior Building Systems Consultant, Steven Winter Associates

John Woelfling, Dattner Architects

Christoph Stump, Vice President, Trinity Financial

Josephine Zurica, Dagher Engineering

Aleksandr Yelizarov, Principal, Monadnock    

11:20 a.m. | Towards A Sustainable Architectural Approach to Infrastructure in NYC

  • Sustainability Basics: Beyond Incentive Programs
  • Company Summary of DEP Project Involvement
  • Case Study in Process: HP 238 Hunts Point Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Project Overview
  • Unlikely Neighbors: Barreto Point Park and HP-238
  • Architecture and Process Engineering
  • Upcycling Energy: Re-using Waste

Ali Mahjouri, Senior Project Manager, Goshow Architects          

11:40 a.m. | Project Alternative Deliveries & Sustainable Solutions

Ryan Prime, Sustainability Director, Skanska USA Civil

12:00 p.m. | Putting NYC’s Energy and Water Data to Use

Sean Brennan, Research Manager, Urban Green Council

12:20 p.m. | Bringing Environmental Justice Full Circle: Addressing the Public Health Effects of Climate Change by Greening the Built Environment

  • Transitional employment to open green collar economy to communities that have shouldered disproportionate burden from negative environmental uses, and are heat vulnerable and particularly impacted by climate change, including;
  • NYC°CoolRoofs
  • Green roof projects
  • Stewardship of street trees and other public space horticulture

Toby Sheppard Bloch, Chief Venture Officer, The HOPE Program and Sustainable South Bronx

12:40 p.m. | Sustainable Cities

Jessica Jamroz, Principal, Jessica Jamroz Design

1:00 p.m. | The Marketing Potential for Healthy Green Homes

John Oppermann, Executive Director, Earth Day Initiative and Founder, Well Green Home

 

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT

1:20 p.m.Chairperson: Esin Pektas, Architect, Esin Pektas

1:30 p.m | Keynote Address

Sara Tranter, Senior Vice President and Real Estate Portfolio Manager, New York City Economic Development Corp.

1.50 p.m. | Adding Value as a Co-Development Partner

Jonah Belkin, Real Estate Principal Investing, AECOM Capital

02.10 p.m. | Financial Incentives Available for Energy Saving Projects

Sim Zirkiyev, Demand Management Program Manager, Con Edison

2.30 p.m. | How Technology & Data are Changing the NYC Real Estate Landscape

Stefan Martinovic, Real Estate Technology Executive, REBNY (The Real Estate Board of New York)

2:50 | How Today’s Environment is Impacting Building and Zoning in the Hamptons

Martha Gundersen, Associate Broker, Brown Harris Stevens/Top Producer

3:10 p.m. | Research – Access to Official Property Records

Jim Bryan, Associate Broker, Keller Williams NYC

 3.30 p.m. | Panel Discussion: Developing New York
• The ever-changing NYC Construction market
• Union v. Non-Union Contractors
• Clever design creating value
• Structuring the deal, creative strategies to underwriting
• Using tax credits, incentives, working with city agencies, landlords without 421 an in place to get it financed!
• Construction lending, construction companies as development partners with equity in the deal
• Builders as partner

Moderator: Esin Pektas, Architect, Esin Pektas

Panelists:

Shane Rensmon, Senior Development Manager, The Hampshire Companies   

Sara Tranter, Senior Vice President and Real Estate Portfolio Manager, New York City Economic Development Corp.

Stefan Martinovic, Real Estate Technology Executive / Director of Innovation and Products, REBNY (The Real Estate Board of New York)

Jerrold Bermingham, Executive Vice President, National Realty and Development Corp.

Roland Nader, CCM, Director of Development and Project Management, China Overseas America, Inc

4.00 p.m. | Chairman’s Closing Remarks

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