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Building the Future: Manufacturing Transit Vehicles and Equipment In NYS

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011

Help chart a course to create good manufacturing jobs in the Empire State by meeting the growing needs of our public transportation systems. Panelists representing transit and environmental advocates, labor unions, business, government and academia will discuss steps to increase transportation-related manufacturing in New York State.

Sponsor: Blue-Green Alliance

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm,. Conference registration begins at 7:45

Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard

Panelists & speakers include: John D. Porcari - US Deputy Secretary of Transportation; Robert Steel - NYC Deputy Mayor for Economic Development; Jared Berstein - Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; David Foster - Executive Director, BlueGreen Alliance; Larry Hanley - International President, Amalgamated Transit Union; Denis Hughes - President, NYS AFL-CIO; David R. Jones - President & CEO,Community Service Society; Michael Likosky -Senior Fellow, NYU Institute for Public Knowledge; Charles Monheim - Chief Operating Officer, MTA; John Samuelsen - President, TWU Local 100; Lee Sander - Group Chief Executive for Global Transportation, AECOM, former Chief Executive Officer, MTA.

RSVP: Blue Green Alliance. Reserve your place today. There is no conference fee.

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