Groundbreaking Women in Construction

May 23-24, 2019

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Presented By
Engineering News Record
In Partnership With
Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

onference Partner


Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offices in New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Austin, Houston, Dallas and Pennsylvania, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL), London and China. In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has affiliated practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters. The firm’s website can be found at

Platinum Sponsors


Construction professionals around the world use Autodesk Software to evaluate and improve the constructability of designs and the project delivery process. With Autodesk field management and virtual construction software, users are able to deliver more effective planning, coordination, and control through greater design insight and project predictability from preconstruction through execution. Autodesk Construction Solutions help contractors and subcontractors leverage the cloud to reduce waste, increase profit margins, produce results faster, and finish projects on budget. Learn more at


Gold Sponsors

balfour Balfour Beatty is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the United States. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, the company is part of Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY), a leading international infrastructure group that provides innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, Balfour Beatty is the No. 6 Domestic Building Contractor in the United States as ranked by Engineering News-Record. To learn more, visit    



Mortenson Construction, founded in 1954 by M.A. Mortenson, Sr., is a Minneapolis-based, family owned company, which has distinguished themselves in the construction industry by offering services based on their values of trust, teamwork, service, responsibility, safety, and stewardship. Services include design-build, real estate development, construction management, general contracting, EPC, O&M, and project development. More than 70% of the company’s work is for repeat customers with projects ranging from less than $1 million to more than $800 million.  With revenues of $3.7 billion in 2017, Mortenson is currently ranked as the 18th largest builder in the nation, according to Engineering News-Record. Learn more at



PlanGrid is the leader in construction software for the field. It helps contractors, owners, designers, and architects collaborate from their mobile devices and desktops, managing blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, and punch lists. PlanGrid’s cloud-based platform stores over 50 million blueprints, making it the largest digital blueprint repository in the world. Learn more at




Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), visit:



Silver Sponsors


clarkwebAmerican owned and operated since 1906, Clark Construction Group is one of the nation’s most experienced and respected providers of construction services. With annual revenue exceeding $4 billion and projects throughout the United States, Clark is consistently ranked among the country’s largest general building and civil construction companies. Our portfolio features projects of all sizes and levels of complexity — from intricate interior renovations to some of the most complex civil operations in the country.  We are committed to providing world-class service to our clients, delivering exceptional work through innovation, providing opportunities for our employees, and serving our communities. Learn more at



DPR Construction is a forward-thinking national general contractor and construction manager specializing in technically complex and sustainable projects. Founded in 1990, DPR is a privately held, employee-owned company that has grown to a multi-billion-dollar organization with offices around the country, making it one of the largest general contractors in the nation and a great story of entrepreneurial success. DPR Construction has ranked on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for five consecutive years, ranking #10 in 2014. DPR has continued to bring employees together through shared leadership, trust in the individual, and a drive to change the world. Visit to learn more.




dragadosweb Dragados, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dragados, was established in the United States in 2005. Since then, Dragados USA has grown steadily in project revenue as well as geographic expansion across the United States and Canada, successfully performing a variety of transportation, mass transit, dams, and water projects. In 2008, Dragados Canada and opened its first corporate office in Toronto, Canada. A part of that growth has come through the acquisition of Schiavone Construction Co. LLC and John P. Picone, Inc., in New York, Pulice Construction, Inc., in Arizona, Prince, in Florida, and J.F. White Contracting Co., in Massachusetts. Learn more at




Flatiron develops innovative solutions to build critical infrastructure and landmark projects.

Flatiron builds roads, bridges, rail, airports, dams, industrial, water and underground projects from common to complex, large-scale jobs. Delivering successful projects under a variety of contracting methods, Flatiron has unparalleled design-build and public-private partnership experience and expertise.

Founded in Boulder, Colorado, in 1947, and named for the unique rock formations there, Flatiron now operates across the U.S. and Canada. Flatiron is a subsidiary of German-based HOCHTIEF, one of the world’s largest international construction service providers. Learn more at




 Recognized as one of the nation’s largest diversified infrastructure providers and construction materials producers, Granite strives to provide its customers with the highest standards of quality, safety and service. From the largest, most complex infrastructure projects to the smallest construction jobs, from transportation to power to water projects, Granite puts its commitment to collaboration to work and is proud to have been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for nine consecutive years. To learn more about Granite visit



impact  IMPACT is a labor management partnership designed to provide a forum for union ironworkers and their contractors to address mutual concerns and encourage reasonable, balanced solutions. Our members are committed to increasing the competitiveness and market share of the union ironworking industry. Our primary mission is to expand job opportunities through progressive and innovative labor management cooperative programs, providing expertise in ironworker and contractor training, construction certifications, safety, marketing and construction project tracking and bidding.

The Iron Workers & IMPACT provide world-class training to their growing 130,000 ironworker members at 157 training centers across North America. Learn more at



 kiewitKiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned organization operates through a network of subsidiaries in the United States, Canada, Australia and Mexico. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation; oil, gas and chemical; power; building; water/wastewater; and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs 20,000 staff and craft employees. Visit to learn more.




 For more than 60 years women in the construction industry have had a place to go for career development, networking, education and mentoring. That place is the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). NAWIC gives women a place to develop their leadership skills and forge connections with other women in the industry. The most important event on the association’s calendar is its Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC). The 2018 event will be held Aug. 15 - 18 in Orlando, Florida. Whether you want to embark on a new career, establish a networking base, be a mentor/mentee, make a difference in your community, continue your education, or invest in great friendships, NAWIC offers a variety of opportunities—large and small. For more information or to join NAWIC, visit To learn more about AMEC, please go to


pci  PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $7 billion, making PCL one of the largest contracting organizations in North America. Watch us build at Contact us: 303-365-6500


Bronze Sponsors


DFL Legal is a versatile and experienced law firm specializing in the practice of construction and engineering law both in the United States and abroad.  The principal focus of our practice over the last 30 years has been on process, industrial and power projects and some of the industry’s largest and most complex mega-projects.  Our mission as construction litigation lawyers is to provide our clients with unique and resourceful solutions to their biggest challenges through our combination of big firm and big case experience along with boutique firm efficiencies and flexibility. Learn more at



dewaltwebDEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial corded and cordless power tools, power tool accessories, and hand tools in categories that include Woodworking, Drilling & Fastening, Concrete & Metal Power Tools, as well as Cutting, Abrasive, and IMPACT READY® Impact Driver Power Tool Accessories. Hand Tool categories include Measuring & Layout, Knives & Blades, Mechanics Tools, and Storage Solutions.

DEWALT tools can be found nationally and internationally, wherever tools are sold. With more than 1,000 factory-owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America. For more information, visit or follow DEWALT on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram




At Hilti we make and design leading-edge technology, software and services, which power the professional construction industry.

We’re global, based in over 120 countries with more than 27,000 employees, more than 3,300 of which comprise Hilti North America. Everyday our technologies support awe-inspiring feats of engineering around the world – from the famous bullet train in Japan to metro tunnels deep under the largest cities on Earth. We offer a wholistic service for your build – from software for design, products and tools for work onsite to training, repairs, testing and consultancy. We’re a one-stop shop for building, worldwide. Learn more at




Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a safer, healthier, more connected world. For more about Parsons, please visit




 SKYSITE is a document management platform designed for construction and facility owners and managers. The cloud-based drawing management and distribution software allows management of documents related to construction projects. SKYSITE, an integrated technology solution includes features like RFIPunch List and photo management. SKYSITE’s track, and report functionality is designed to prevent mistakes and delivery delays. The system can be accessed to generate reports for all documents that are shared with the team, deleted, downloaded or marked up and increase the accountability of employees. Learn more at



 Wi-fi Sponsor

performance contracting

PCG was formed in February 1987 when the 40-year-old contracting division was purchased from Owens Corning Fiberglas by several existing employees. Since then, PCG's reputation for "providing value that exceeds customers’ expectations" has warranted our significant growth. PCG is employee-owned and now has 50+ offices throughout the United States.

PCG is the parent company of Performance Contracting, Inc (PCI). PCI is our largest subsidiary and has two main divisions, Interior Services, and Insulation & Specialty Services. This allows us to offer our customers diverse but related services, making PCI a true "single-source" contractor for many customers. To learn more visit  


Tabletop Sponsors



 Since 1989, CICPAC has driven engagement of our cohesive community of accounting firm members. Our members have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the construction industry, as well as the communities in which they reside. Experts in the industry know the quality and commitment of CICPAC members and are constantly reaching out to us for guidance and assistance with their clients.


CICPAC offers territory-exclusive memberships, which allows members to freely share resources, learn and implement new initiatives, and connect without hesitation or fear of direct competition within their marketplace. Learn more at



 Fieldwire is a field management platform designed for construction. The application powers over 200,000 projects worldwide allowing field workers to access up-to-date information like blueprints, files and tasks directly on their mobile device. Fieldwire focuses on the effective collaboration of field workers around three core use cases: plan viewing & versioning with collaborative markups, issue tracking with regular and 360-degree photos, annotations, check lists, and task management & scheduling. Fieldwire works both offline and online allowing users to continue working in conditions where little or no network connectivity is available. Learn more at



 Labor chartweb

 LaborChart is a resource management and scheduling platform built specifically for the construction industry. Our real-time application clearly shows all assignments and all commitments (manpower needs) across the entire company, eliminating the guesswork when it comes to Manpower Planning.



 procore  Procore Technologies, Inc., is a leading provider of cloud-based applications for construction. Procore Construction OS connects people, applications, and devices through a unified platform that helps construction firms manage risk and build quality projects, safely, on time, and within budget. Procore has a diversified business model with products for Construction Project Management, Construction Financials, and Quality & Safety. Headquartered in Carpinteria, California, with offices around the globe, Procore has more than 2 million users managing billions of dollars in annual construction volume. Learn more at




Suffolk Construction is one of the most successful privately held building contractors in the country. With annual revenue of $3 billion, Suffolk provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build and general contracting services to clients in the residential, commercial, healthcare, science and technology, education, aviation, and government sectors.

Suffolk is committed to delivering its “build smart” approach to construction management on every project. The company’s project teams provide clients comprehensive planning services, innovative solutions and technologies and proven processes, such as Lean Construction principles and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), to deliver the most complex building construction projects on schedule and on budget, with minimal risk. Learn more at