• Rethinking Westchester: A Blueprint for Smart Growth

    • Jun 21, 2013, 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
    • Westchester Marriott Hotel
    • 670 White Plains Road
    • Tarrytown, New York 10591
  • A benchmark conference for planning, zoning, and land-use professionals; municipal officials, developers, and the business community.

  • Advanced online registration is now closed.  Seating is still available and walk-ins are welcome. 


    EVENT OVERVIEW AND AGENDA
    7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
    Registration and Networking Breakfast

    8:15 AM – 8:30 AM
    Welcome & Opening Remarks

    8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
    Morning Keynote: “National Trends in Site Selection
    Mark Sweeney, Senior Principal, McCallum Sweeney Consulting

    9:30 AM – 9:45 AM
    Break

    9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
    Panel 1: “Infrastructure Now for the 21st Century”
    • Christopher Fisher (Moderator), President, New York Wireless Association
    • Carl Busseno, Director, RF Engineering NY Metro, AT&T Mobility
    • George Vinyard , VP & General Counsel, ExteNet Systems, Inc.
    • Manuel Vicente, President, Homeland Towers

    10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
    Break

    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Panel 2: “Work. Live. Play. Westchester!: How to Attract Business and a Vibrant Workforce”
    • Ethan Kent - Vice President, Project for Public Spaces, Inc.
    • Thomas Madden, AICP - Commissioner, Department of Community Development and Conservation, Town of Greenburgh
    • Janet Langsam, CEO, ArtsWestchester

    12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
    Networking Lunch

    12:40 PM – 1:25 PM
    Afternoon Keynote: "Business as a Full Partner in Achieving Smart Growth" Kathryn Wylde, President & CEO, Partnership for New York City

    1:25 PM – 2:35 PM
    Panel 3: “Public-Private Partnerships: Funding Projects Without Raising Taxes”
    • Lawrence Mandelker (Moderator) - Partner - Kantor Davidoff Wolfe Mandelker Gallanty & Twomey, PC
    • Steven Elliott, Ph.D, - Assistant Director of Economic Analysis, New York State Comptroller
    • Dan Marsh III - Senior Director - National Development Council
    • Dan Sugarman - Vice President - Marketing & Strategy, UNITED WATER

    2:35 PM – 2:40 PM
    Closing Remarks


    Premier Sponsors:
    Con Edison, Cuddy & Feder, Entergy, Harrison Edwards PR, Heyman Properties, Houlihan Lawrence, John Meyer Consulting, Lightpath, McCullough Goldberger & Staudt, O'Connor Davies and Simone Development

    Supporters:
    AT&T, C.W. Brown and Homeland Towers