Vincent Tse (Hong Kong) presented "Overcoming Challenges in the Operations and Maintenance of a Tall Building" at the International Quality and Productivity Center's Tall Buildings China Conference in November in Beijing.
Papers & Presentations
Mike Abrahams (New York) published "Hood Canal Bridge Redo: World-Class Floating Bridge is Rebuilt to Stand the Tests of Time" in the December 2011 issue of Rebuilding America's Infrastructure.
Ryan Cook (Tempe) was interviewed by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce for its Valley Young Professionals newsletter. Cook is a member of the group's Board of Directors.
Cindy Burbank (Washington, D.C.) published commentary about the U.S. Senate's transportation bill and how it may impact ridesharing, in "MAP-21: Great Step Forward but Something Is Missing" on the Eno Center for Transportation Policy's blog.
David Carol (Charlotte, North Carolina) moderated "High Speed Rail Philadelphia—the Why and the How" at Pennsylvanians for Transit Solutions in November 2011.
Dominic Bowers (London) presented "Energy Mapping for Sustainable Development" at the Sustainable Communities Exhibition and Conference in November 2011 in London.
Jeff Larkin (Abu Dhabi) spoke about what Iraq can do to encourage business at the Iraq: Untapped Opportunities conference, organized by The Middle East Association, in November2011 in London.
Bernie McNeilly (Lawrenceville, New Jersey) served as emcee for the Newark Regional Business Partnership's Annual Transportation Symposium in November 2011. The day-long program highlighted current infrastructure projects in the Newark area.
Cameron Kirkwood(Sydney) presented "Community Influence on Mining Infrastructure in a Changing Global Climate" at the Mines & Money Conference in December 2011 in London.
Tom Jost (New York) was a panelist at a conference organized by Interbrand, a consultancy firm, with Harvard University's Graduate School of Design in Boston in December 2011. The conference theme was "Paved with Good Intentions: Righting the Course for Corporate Citizenship."
Jonathan Tricker (Exeter) presented "Identifying opportunities and capturing benefit - the role to Strategic Urban Realm Plans" at the Railway Stations and Property 2011 conference in London in November 2011.
Several Parsons Brinckerhoff employees led sessions at the annual Autodesk University conference, held November 29-December 1, 2011, in Las Vegas.
- Tristan Randall (San Francisco): "BIM for Infrastructure Projects: Autodesk® Revit®, AutoCAD® Civil 3D®, and Navisworks® for 4D Coordination"
- Glen Loyd (Denver): "Art Direction for Visualization Projects"
- Mark Kauffman (Denver): "Building Cities and Infrastructure Projects: Integrating Autodesk® Infrastructure Modeler into a BIM, Geospatial, and Visualization Workflow"
- Rad Lazic (Los Angeles): "Dances With Curves: A Journey into Uncharted Territory for Interchange Modeling with AutoCAD® Civil 3D®"
- Rebecca Arsham (San Francisco): "Is Your Company Ready for a CoP?"
Richard Perkins (Bristol, UK) presented "Environmental Impact Assessment" at the Acoustics 2011 conference in Glasgow in September 2011, organized by the Institute of Acoustics.
Doug Webber (Toronto) published "Thirty Years, Four Books and The Making of One Green Building Consultant" in the September/October 2011 issue of Canadian Journal of Green Building & Design.
Anthony Moretti (Glastonbury, Connecticut) published "Major Transportation Initiatives in Connecticut" in the fall 2011 issue of Connstruction, Southern New England's Construction Journal.
Duncan Botting (Edinburgh) chaired the opening day of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Conference on Offshore Wind Technology, December 12-13, 2011 in Birmingham, UK.
Alan Knott (Manchester, UK) represented Parsons Brinckerhoff and the International Council on Systems Engineering at the November meeting of NETLIPSE, a network for the dissemination of knowledge on the management and organization of large infrastructure projects in Europe. The event, sponsored by numerous European transportation agencies, was held in Bari, Italy.