New Jersey Institute of Technology to Host Construction Roundtable of New Jersey’s Fifth Annual Diversity in Construction Conference on Nov. 13

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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host the Construction Roundtable of New Jersey’s Fifth Annual Diversity in Construction Conference on Nov. 13, 2014 in the Campus Center Atrium. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka will deliver the keynote address.

What: New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host the Construction Roundtable of New Jersey’s Fifth Annual Diversity in Construction Conference on Nov. 13, 2014 in the Campus Center Atrium.

Who: NJIT President Joel S. Bloom, Tom Kowalyk, chairman of Construction Roundtable of New Jersey (CRTNJ), and Kevin Monaco, executive director of CRT, will provide opening remarks. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka will deliver the keynote address from 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Additional speakers include: John Harmon, president of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey and chairman of the Black Chamber of Commerce; Steve Adubato, Ph.D., broadcaster, author, university professional and motivational speaker; Susan Hogan, supplier diversity manager, Public Service Enterprise Group; Dan Kovach, manager, Inside Plant Construction, PSE&G Delivery Products and Construction and past chairman of CRTNJ; and Stephanie Burroughs of StephanieSpeaking, LLC. Senior executives from PCL Construction, the new construction manager for the Revitalized American Dream Project, will provide a detailed overview of this major retail and entertainment center.

When: Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: NJIT Campus Center, 150 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 07102-1982. For directions to the NJIT campus, visit http://www.njit.edu/about/visit/gettingtonjit.php

About NJIT
One of the nation’s leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cyber-security, in addition to others. NJIT ranks fifth among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $110 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to Payscale.com.

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