Schedule of Events

Thursday

Note new pattern of days with the event starting and concluding a day earlier.


Wednesday, October 4


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NASBP Registration Desk Open
   
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Individual Steering Committee Meetings
   
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Group Steering Committee Meeting
   
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NASBP 5-15 Leadership Committee & SFAA Young Professionals Meeting
   
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
NASBP 5-15 Leadership Committee & SFAA Young Professionals Networking Reception
   
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Welcome Reception


Thursday, October 5


7:30 am - 11:00 am NASBP Registration Desk Open
   
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
   
8:30 am - 10:00 am General Session

Welcome Remarks
Chris Downey, Region 3 Director

President's Address

Howard Cowan, NASBP President

NASBP CEO Address and State of the Industry

Mark McCallum, NASBP CEO
 
10:00 am - 10:15 am Refreshment Break
   
 10:15 am - 11:45 am General Session Continued

 “Ask a Contractor” Panel Discussion: Local Contractors will share insights on current trends, the economy and where they see the construction industry going

Michael Arrington, President, Starr Corporation
Slade Opheikens, President, R&O Construction


1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Golf Tournament - Jeremy Ranch Golf and Country Club
 
Afternoon
Open
   
Friday, October 6


7:30 am - 11:00 am
NASBP Registration Desk Open


7:30 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast


8:30 am - 10:00 am
Keynote Presentation: "Anatomy of a Federal Surety Bond Fraud Criminal Case"
 

Federal investigators will detail the investigation, trial, and conviction of an individual surety, who placed worthless bonds on federal construction contracts that hurt taxpayers, subcontractors and suppliers. They will relate the painstaking process they undertook to unravel the fraud schemes and to convict those in the chain of distribution of the fraudulent bonds. This is a unique opportunity to hear first-hand how a federal criminal investigation and trial on surety fraud takes place

10:00 am - 10:15 am
Refreshment Break


10:30 am - 12:00 pm
General Session Continued: "Drones in the Construction Industry – Regulations and Opportunities"
 

Thomas J. Dougherty, Esq., Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Final Event - Dinner