Region on the Rise

Investing in Infrastructure

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Investing in Greater Philadelphia’s infrastructure – through our roads, highways, bridges, public transportation, and cargo transport – is critical to our economic competitiveness.

Hear from policymakers and infrastructure, real estate, and transportation industry experts as they discuss current and future projects in Greater Philadelphia. In addition, the conversation will explore how Pennsylvania and the new Federal administration can align their policy goals and infrastructure agenda to support our overall economic prosperity.

Speakers to date:
Craig A. Hoogstraten, Contracts Manager, James J. Anderson Construction
Chris Jandoli, Senior Project Manager, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Jeffrey D. Knueppel, P.E., General Manager, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Michael K. Pearson, President & CEO, Union Packaging, LLC
Leslie S. Richards, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Moderated by: Christophe Terlizzi, Senior Vice President, KeyBank Real Estate Capital

Exhibitors to date:
Amec Foster Wheeler
BFW Group, LLC
Office Depot, Inc.
PA Environmental Council & The Circuit Trails Coalition
Spotts, Stevens and McCoy

Parking Information:
One parking option is the Amtrak Parking Structure connected to the Cira Centre (the address is also 2929 Arch Street). The entrance is located on the north side of Arch Street between Schuylkill Ave W. and N. 30th Street. 
There is a $5 discount if validated at the Convene front desk. After validation, please pay the cashier directly on the first floor of the parking garage as the automated pay machines will not apply the discount.

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia strives to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all. If you have a disability and require accommodations in order to fully participate in this event, please contact us here at least three business days in advance of the event. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

Health & Safety Policy:
The Chamber will take precautions to ensure the health & safety of our guests, abiding guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) along with state and local laws. If you are ill, experiencing a fever, or have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID within 14 days of the program/event, you may not attend in-person programs/events.

Registration/Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration is necessary and payment is required upon registration. No refunds will be given one week prior to program/event. Substitutions may be made with at least 24-hour notice. For live events, walk-ins cannot be accommodated at this time. Tickets will be held at the door and reserved seating for tables of 10 only. For virtual programs, links are sent to pre-registered guests 24 hours prior to program/event via Outlook.

Attendee Policy:
Chamber programs/events are privately sponsored events with a structured format. No demonstrations or other disruptions will be tolerated. Violation of this policy may result in the attendee's removal from the premises or virtual program/event without refund, in addition to possible legal remedies.

Photo Policy:
Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional purposes in connection with the Chamber and its Councils.


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