Doing Business with the NYSDOT
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As part of our continuing "Doing Business with..." series of programs, "Doing Business with the NYSDOT" is the perfect opportunity to increase visibility for your firm while supporting the efforts of professionals attempting to improve relations with the New York State Department of Transportation. Full agenda at the bottom of the page.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/27/2018
When: Thursday, September 27, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: The Century House
997 New Loudon Rd
Latham,, New York  12110
United States
Contact: Erica Lavigne

Online registration is available until: 9/24/2018
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Register online, or download and complete the registration form, and return to with payment to: ACEC New York, 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12205 or email to, or fax to (518) 452-1710. Make checks payable to ACEC New York. Questions? Please call (518) 452-8611.

All registrations must be received by September 24, 2018.

Registration Fees Per Attendee: Member* Rate $100 | Non-Member Rate $185
(Note: membership in ACEC New York is by firm—all employees of member firms receive the member rate)

Sponsorship: Member* Rate $1,500 | Non-Member Rate $3,000
(includes acknowledgement from podium, name on signage and registration for two [2] individuals)


Please note: agenda below is preliminary—schedule subject to change.

7:45– 8:00am

Registration and Networking

8:00 – 8:20am


·Jay Simson, ACEC New York President

·Charles Manning ACEC New York NYSDOT Chair

·Paul Karas, NYSDOT Acting Commissioner


8:20 – 9:20am

Overview: NYSDOT Capital Program (short term and long term) and consultant opportunities

·Design vs Design-Build program opportunities

·Regional breakdowns for opportunities

9:20 – 10:20am

DOT Processes: Getting familiar with procurement methods

·How to apply, get on teams or build resume to qualify

·Selection Process, ratings and rankings

·Debriefs/information if not selected

·Once selected, following all guidelines, rules for meeting DOT timelines, submitting for payments

10:20 – 10:35am


10:35 – 11:35am

Industry Panel: Best practices for delivering high quality projects

·Challenges facing NYSDOT

·Challenges facing industry

·Ideas for making things easier/more streamlined in all areas from all parties

11:40 – 11:45am





Presenters from the New York State Department of Transportation:

Wahid Albert, Chief Engineer

Ron Epstein, Assistant Commissioner of Policy & Planning Division