A View from the Future

A View from the Future

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave.


"A View from the Future" will be the focus of a breakfast program hosted by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation at the CUNY Graduate Center Proshansky auditorium on June 5, 2012.

This program will illuminate the enormous transformation occurring in the architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) industry over the last five years. Internationally acclaimed futurist Edie Weiner will be joined by a panel of top experts to discuss emerging new opportunities in the AEC industry. The panel discussion, moderated by Jane Chmielinski, will follow Weiner's talk. The panel will comment on Weiner's remarks and discuss the implications for the AEC industry.


Keynote speaker: Edie Weiner, President of Weiner, Edrich, Brown, Inc, a futurist consulting group

Panel moderator: Jane Chmielinski, Chief Operating Officer at AECOM


• Michael De Chiara, Founding Partner of Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, who is recognized as a top litigator in construction law in the United States

• MaryAnne Gilmartin, Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial & Residential Development for Forest City Ratner Companies

• Dr. Jurij Paraszczak, Director of IBM Research Industry Solutions and leader of the Global Research Smarter Cities program

• Ana Bertuna, AIA, Vice President of Design and Construction for Related Companies

For more details visit future.bwaf.org.