Schedule At-a-Glance

We look forward to seeing you New York! Please note, all events and times are subject to change. Check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events. Some events require an additional preregistration fee and ticket, while the rest are included in the overall conference registration.

Time Activity
8:00am – 8:50am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:50am – 9:00am Welcoming Remarks
Paul Madsen, Kiewit Infrastructure Co.
9:00am – 9:40am Keynote
“Water Tunnels, Past, Present and Future”
Commissioner Vincent Sapienza, NYCDEP
9:40am – 10:20am Microtunneling at the NYCDEP Gilboa Dam
Everette Knight, PE, Hazen and Sawyer, John Arciszewski, Project Manager, Southland Holding LLC
10:20am – 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am – 11:40am MWRA-Boston, Redundancy Tunnel Program
Kathy Murtagh, Project Director, MWRA
11:40am – 12:20pm Update on the State of California Water Fix Tunnel Program
Sergio Valles, Interim Chief Engineer, California Water Fix
12:20pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 2:00pm Tunnel Industry Update
Jim Rush, Editor, Tunnel Business Magazine
2:00pm – 2:30pm Repair and Rehabilitation of the NYC Aqueducts
Dan Peterson, Schiavone Construction, and Michael Lang, Frontier-Kemper Constructors Inc.
2:30pm – 3:00pm Gateway Program Update
Phil Rice, WSP USA and Mohammed Nasim, Amtrak
3:00pm – 3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm – 4:15pm Upcoming NYCDEP Projects
Jim Mueller, Agency Chief, NYCDEP
4:15pm – 5:00pm Unique Construction Challenges of Fixing the Leak Roundout West Branch Tunnel, Roseton, NY
Ted Dowey, Portfolio Manager, NYC DEP;  and Mark Petermann, Project Manager for the Bypass Tunnel, Kiewit-Shea-Constructors JV
5:00pm-5:05pm Closing Remarks
Paul Madsen, Kiewit Infrastructure Co.