Vertical vs. Horizontal Contracting Workshop
Monday, July 23, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
The 11th Street Bridge DBE Project Management Team
VERTICAL VS. HORIZONTAL CONTRACTING WORKSHOP:
HOW TO LEVERAGE BUSINESS CAPACITY ON FEDERALLY ASSISTED CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
Explore the differences and similarities that exist within vertical (commercial/residential) construction and horizontal (heavy highway/infrastructure) construction. Contract requirements; equipment needs; construction delivery methods; and much more will be discussed to provide contractors with the information and access to resources needed to expand their business. In addition to the expanded business opportunity participants will learn about the Federal DBE certification program and how this program can benefit you as a small business.
Local and regional infrastructure program managers will review opportunities to maximize business capacity on Federally-funded procurement contracts. There will also be a dialogue regarding the 11th Street Bridge Project Completion Phase (horizontal) construction.
Panelists Include: Rodney Renix, Regional DBE Unit Compliance Officer, Skanska USA Civil
•John Barotti, Senior Vice President, Skanska USA Building, •Korey Gray, Contract Compliance and Business Development Manager, DC Water •Richard Gordon, Manager, Equal Opportunity Programs, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, •Lesley Edmond, Fair Housing Specialist, Department of Housing and Community Development, •Joe Lewis Principal, Business Transformation Group
DATE: Monday, July 23, 2012
TIME: 6:00PM T0 8:30PM
PLACE: Houseing Resource Center Boardroom
Anacostia Gateway Government Center
1800 Marticn Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020
TO REGISTER: Go to http://eleventhstbridge.eventbrite.com (pre-registration is required) For more information contact David Janifer, firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-375-3345.
The District Department of Transportation [DDOT] is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, or gender, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or on the basis of disability as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation) please contact Brett Rouillier at (202) 671-0533 or Brett.Rouillier@dc.gov by June 22, 2012. These services will be provided free of charge.