3/5: Hear some VERY big names on rebuilding NYC post-Sandy

Fordham’s Graduate School of Business Administration is offering discount $10 tickets to Gabelli School students for this event:

Business and the City: Designing, Building and Funding Infrastructure   Hurricane Sandy as Inspiration for a ‘New’ New York
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Lowenstein Bldg., Lincoln Center, 12th Floor
Cost: $10 for students
Registration: Click here

 

Info adapted from GBA’s event description:

It is up to the city and state to ensure that rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy is done in a way that helps New York City safely survive extreme conditions — especially in downtown Manhattan, along the East River and in waterfront communities across the five boroughs.

Is government the appropriate vehicle to get the job done? Would New Yorkers be better served by a public-private partnership? Either way, the region needs out-of-the-box thinking on how best to finance and reshape the infrastructure for the 21st century and beyond.

 

Speakers include:

  • Richard Ravitch, former New York State lieutenant governor; former chairman, MTA
  • Patrick J. Foye, executive director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Cas Holloway, deputy mayor for operations, City of New York
  • Kevin Burke, chairman, president and CEO, Consolidated Edison
  • Christopher Levendos, executive director of national operations, Verizon
  • John Zuccotti, co-chairman, Brookfield Office Properties
  • Mike Wallace, Pulitzer Prize-winning co-author of Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
  • Carol Kellermann, president, Citizens Budget Commission
  • Lee Sander, chairman, Regional Plan Association; president and CEO, HAKS Group; former executive director and CEO, MTA
  • Nicole Gelinas, Searle Freedom Trust fellow, Manhattan Institute; contributing editor, City Journal
  • Abraham M. Lackman, president, Praxis Insights; former budget director, City of New York; scholar in residence, Fordham University

For more information or to register, click here. Space for this event is very limited.

 

Photograph above courtesy of MTAPhotos on Flickr’s Creative Commons. Main image courtesy of Tom Duggan on Flickr’s Creative Commons.

 

 

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