McGraw-Hill Construction to Release 2009 Outlook Report in DC, Oct. 22-23.Conference will unveil the construction outlook for the year ahead, as well as key insights on trends for building products, players, and green building
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New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Construction Outlook 2009 Industry Forecast and Trends Executive Conference, a mainstay for construction business planning, will take place at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC, on October 22-23. The 70th annual conference, attended by more than 400 design and construction industry executives, is the forum for the release of the highly anticipated Construction Outlook report. This closely watched report, authored by Robert A. Murray, vice president of economic affairs for McGraw-Hill Construction, details the construction forecast for the year ahead.
"In a time of economic uncertainty, the demand for industry intelligence and credible information is even greater than in past years. With unprecedented headlines coming at us daily, if not hourly, this year's conference promises to be even more critical to our business decisions than any year in recent memory," said Norbert W. Young, FAIA FAIA Florida Association of Insurance Agents
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This year, the conference will also unveil a new report that analyzes industry trends for building products and industry players. In addition, the conference will provide a preview of the 2009 Green Outlook: Trends Driving Change, a first-of-its-kind outlook report on market size, trends and opportunity across green building sectors and regions.
Mr. Murray will present the 2009 Executive Construction Outlook results during the concluding session on October 23. Other illuminating speakers at the conference include:
-- Kermit Baker, Ph. D., Hon. AIA, Chief Economist The Chief Economist is a single position job class having primary responsibility for the development, coordination, and production of economic and financial analysis. It is distinguished from the other economist positions by the broader scope of responsibility encompassing the , The American Institute of Architects
-- Harvey Bernstein, Vice President, Industry Analytics, Alliances & Strategic Initiatives, McGraw-Hill Construction
-- Tucker Carlson, Senior Campaign Correspondent, MSNBC MSNBC Microsoft/National Broadcasting Company
-- Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. and Founding Chairman, U.S. Green Building Council
-- Michael Mandel, Chief Economist, BusinessWeek -- John Moebes, AIA NCARB, Director of Construction, Crate and Barrel -- John Mothersole, Principal, Industry Practices, Global Insight -- Michael Rogers, Futurist-in-Residence, The New York Times
For more information or to register, visit http://construction.com/events/outlook2009/. Attendees can earn 6 AIA continuing education continuing education: see adult education.
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The Outlook 2009 Executive Conference is produced by McGraw-Hill Construction. The premier sponsor is AT&T, and other sponsors include the American Institute of Steel Construction Inc. and Computer Methods International Corp. (CMiC).
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