State of Our City

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City & State Presents
State of Our City

A Day of Candid Conversations with New York City’s Government and Thought Leaders

City & State‘s State of Our City will be a half-day series of conversations featuring a truly dynamic line-up of New York City commissioners, officials and thought leaders to discuss some of the pressing challenges and opportunities facing New York today, and to reflect on the short and long term state of our city.

Thursday, February 28
New York University
238 Thompson Street
Grand Hall – 5th Floor

Click here to view highlights from the event
Sponsored by:
McKenna Long & Aldridge
NYU Parsons

Breakfast and Registration (8:00 AM – 9:00 AM)

Session 1: Public Safety, Q&A (9:00 AM – 10:15 AM)

New York City has been touted as the “safest big city in the world.” Where does policy have the most effect: Prevention? General Policing? Conviction and/or Prosecution? Education?

Moderator: Errol Louis, Host of Road To City Hall

Errol Louis
Errol Louis

Peter Vallone
Peter Vallone

Chair of Public Safety Committee,
New York City Council

George Kelling
George Kelling

Manhattan Institute

Dan Donovan
Dan Donovan

Richmond County District Attorney

Jumaane Williams
Jumaane Williams

City Council Member

Session 2: Real Estate/Land Use Policy, Q&A (10:30 AM – 11:45 AM)

Our panel discusses current projects, as well as zoning/buildings changes that may take effect following recent natural disasters, such as Sandy.

Moderator: Morgan Pehme, Editor, City & State with Vicki Been, Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy

Morgan Pehme
Morgan Pehme
Vicki Been
Vicki Been

Rick Bell
Rick Bell

Executive Director, AIA New York

Seth Pinsky
Seth Pinsky

President, New York City Economic Development Corporation

Robert LiMandri
Robert LiMandri

Commissioner, Department of Buildings

Lunch Is Served (11:45 AM)

Session 3: State of Labor, Q&A (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM)

Unions wield considerable power in New York City. City & State looks at the “State of Play” for organized labor and how the pendulum of power may shift in the coming years.

Moderators: Nick Powell, Reporter, City & State with Danny Massey of BerlinRosen

Nick Powell
Nick Powell
Danny Massey
Danny Massey

Stuart Appelbaum
Stuart Appelbaum

President, RWDSU

Lenore Friedlaender
Lenore Friedlaender

Vice President, 32BJ SEIU

Bhairavi Desai
Bhairavi Desai

E.D. of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

Paul Fernandes
Paul Fernandes

Building and Construction Trades Council

For more information and to learn about unique sponsorship opportunities, please contact jfreeman@cityandstateny.com.

Online ticketing has been closed. There will be a limited amount of tickets at the door. See you there!


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