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The AEC Supply Chain as a Strategic Partnership

Tune into a live web forum where Francisco X. Pineda, Academic Program Director of Columbia's M.S. in Construction Administration program, will join experts and industry participants will discuss strategic partnerships and teaming including project delivery, technical support and organizational development frameworks for the built environment supply chain. Construction Administration lecturer Sadia Janjua, who also serves as the Port Authority's Chief of Program & Project Controls and Virtual Design & Construction, will also be on the panel.

The panelists will brief on: 

  • Defining the Supply Chain in the AEC Industry
  • Digital Transformation
  • Leadership and Teaming
  • Rapid Alignment Initiated Delivery (RAID)
  • Partnering Facilitation - Onboarding the Team 

Registration and Q&A

Participants are encouraged to direct their questions and comments to the panel throughout the briefing.

Register for the Tuesday, December 1st web forum today at this link - participation is limited to appropriate organizational representatives. There is no cost to attend.

The interactive format will include substantial participant input, discussion and Q&A among stakeholders and subject matter experts.

We look forward to having you join us and to informative and lively discussions.


Frank DarConte, Dir. of Applied Research, IDC Innovation Hub, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Joe Hogan, Vice President of Building Services, Associated General Contractors of New York State (AGCNYS); Director of Construction Services for AGC Safety & Construction Services

Sadia Janjua, Lecturer, M.S. in Construction Administration, Columbia University; Chief of Program & Project Controls and Virtual Design & Construction, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Brendan Leary, Partner, McChrystal Group

Francisco Pineda, Program Director, M.S. in Construction Administration, Columbia University; Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors