By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA

Envisioning the transportation construction industry in a post-pandemic world will be the focus Nov. 16-17 at ARTBA’s combined Central and Western regional meetings and the annual Dr. J. Don Brock TransOvation™ Workshop.  

James Minor of Swank Construction Company will moderate the 1:30 p.m. Central, first-day “Future of Work” panel featuring:

  • Ross Smith, engineering manager at Microsoft;
  • Laura Cataldo, senior manager of construction & real estate at Baker Tilly;
  • Brian Ness, director of the Idaho Transportation Department; and 
  • Bryan Nicol, managing director of infrastructure & capital projects at Deloitte.

ARTBA Vice-Chairman at Large Paula Hammond will moderate a session on Funding Outlook & Opportunities. ARTBA’s Industry Leadership Development Council Southern Chair Ben Lehr will lead a discussion on New Mobility. 

The keynote will be delivered by Dr. Morteza Farajian, executive director of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau, at 10 a.m. Central, Nov. 17.

Full schedule & registration.

Registered attendees should have received the question for the TransOvation™ workshop discussion, which will be facilitated on an interactive platform that allows attendees to see and speak to each other. Late registrants can check with ARTBA’s Allison Klein for the information.