City & State and the Building Trades Employers’ Association present “Achieving 30% Aspirational MWBE Goals” taking place September 26th from 8:00-10:30AM at New York University. The forum will bring together 200 industry professionals from across the city and state including: policymakers, MWBE Firms, government agency heads and purchasing officers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors.
8:00-8:30am Networking & Breakfast
8:30am Welcoming Remarks by Louis Coletti, President & CEO, Building Trades Employers’ Association
8:40am Overview of the report findings by Dr. Thomas Boston, a professor of Economics at the Georgia Institute of Technology
9:10am Panel Discussion: “Achieving 30% Aspirational MWBE Goals”
Moderated by Jon Lentz, Editor in Chief, City & State
Jonnel Doris, Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor’s Office for M/WBE, Office of the Mayor
Gregg Bishop, Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services
Council Member Robert Cornegy, Co-Chair, Black, Latino/a, and Asian Caucus
Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer
Charles E. Williams III, Partner in the Construction and Real Estate Law Practices, Peckar & Abramson.