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NEWS
Infrastructure Week 2017 Begins Today
May 15, 2017

Infrastructure Week 2017, a national week of events; media coverage; and education and advocacy efforts to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting all Americans, formally kicks off today with key leaders from American business, labor, and government meeting in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Addressing the Week’s theme, “Time To Build,” panels, presentations, and keynotes will speak to the critical role infrastructure plays in America’s economy, will highlight new technologies, projects, and priorities for infrastructure in the 21st century, and will debate how policymakers at all levels of government can work together to pass a transformative infrastructure package.

Speakers include:
• The Honorable Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation
• Michael Burke, Chairman and CEO, AECOM
• Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
• Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles, CA
• Mayor Michael Hancock, City of Denver, CO
• George Hawkins, CEO and General Manager, DC Water
• Jacqueline Hinman, Chair, Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee; Chairman and CEO, CH2M
• John Hopkins, Chairman, US Chamber of Commerce and CEO, NuScale Energy
• Speaker Gregory Hughes, Speaker, Utah State Legislature
• Gregory Kelly, President and CEO, WSP USA and Latin America
• Judith Marks, President and CEO, Siemens USA
• Norma Jean Mattei, President, American Society of Civil Engineers
• Sean McGarvey, President, North America’s Building Trades Unions
• Terry O’Sullivan, General President, Laborers’ International Union of North America
• Robert Slimp, Chairman, President and CEO, HNTB
• Jay Timmons, President and CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
• Richard Trumka, President, AFL-CIO (video participant)
• Glenn Youngkin, President and COO, The Carlyle Group

This event is by invitation only, but will be webcast live, and portions will be broadcast on Facebook live. For more details, including agenda and event invitation request, visit the Infrastructure Week 2017 site.


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