Tentative Conference Schedule

11:00am – Event Registration Opens

11:30am – Lunch Served

12:00pm – Opening Remarks – Top Capital Improvement Programs in the State: Rebekah Morris, AZBEX

12:15pm – Education Update – K-12 & Higher Education: Randie Stein, Stifel

12:45pm – Valley Metro Update

12:55pm – Rural Outlook:

Moderator: Martin Ramirez, FNF Construction
Panelist A: Leslie R. Henley, PE, RLS, Mohave County
Panelist B: Joel OleaCity of Yuma
Panelist C: TBA, Navajo Nation

 1:40pm – City of Mesa Update: Rob Kidder, City of Mesa

 1:50pm – BREAK

 2:15pm KEYNOTE, Federal Impact on Arizona: Mary Peters, Mary Peters Consulting (Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation)

 2:45pm – Transportation Panel – Federal & State Overview:

Moderator: Wylie Bearup, Arizona State University
Panelist A: Jaime Brown, Pima Association of Governments
Panelist B: Eric Anderson, Maricopa Association of Governments
Panelist C: TBA

 3:30pm – ADOA Update

 3:40pm – Dating Delivery Game:

Host: Dan Spitza, Achen Gardner Construction, LLC
Firm Representative A: Jesse Gutierrez, Arizona Department of Transportation
Firm Representative B: TBA, City of Phoenix
Firm Representative C: TBA

Player #1: Jason Kelly, Coo & Van Loo
Player #2: TBA
Player #3: TBA
Player #4: TBA

 4:40pm – Closing Remarks: Hilari Weinstein, High Impact Communication

 5:00pm – Program Concludes / Networking Happy Hour Begins

 6:30pm – Networking Happy Hour Concludes