REDUCING CARBON EMISSIONS IN INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION

CCC SEMINAR AT CONEXPO 2017

REDUCING CARBON EMISSIONS IN
INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION

CCC SEMINAR AT CONEXPO 2017

March 9, 2017

 

Construction Climate Challenge Seminar

at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

in Las Vegas, 9 March

Hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment

The main aim of this seminar is to let different actors within the infrastructure construction value chain present the climate challenges and opportunities from their perspectives, in order to enhance collaboration, awareness and share best practice. Furthermore to exemplify where applicable, by reducing carbon you can also reduce cost.

 

Agenda 

09.30

Registration & Mingle

 
 10.00

Welcome  – Martin Weissburg,
EVP Volvo Group and President of Volvo Construction Equipment

 

 

Martin Weissburg

Martin assumed the position as president of Volvo Construction Equipment, the second largest division of the Volvo Group, January 1st, 2014. He has previously worked in a number of roles in the construction and equipment industries.
In 2005 Weissburg joined the Volvo Group’s customer finance company, Volvo Financial Services (VFS) – firstly as president of its North American business, quickly expanded to cover all of the Americas, then ultimately becoming global president in 2010.

 
 

Introduction 

 

 

Dr Bryan Staley  (Moderator), President and CEO of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF).

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He currently serves as President and CEO of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF), and joined the Foundation in 2008. With over 23 years experience in the environmental engineering field, including specialized expertise in recycling and biological processes, he is recognized nationally as technical expert in sustainable solid waste management issues. He holds degrees from N.C. State University (Ph.D., B.S.) and the University of Tennessee (M.S.).

About EREF

 

 

Infrastructure Client perspective

Margaret Cederoth, Sustainability Manager, California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSR)

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Margaret Cederoth is an urban planner with nearly two decades of experience working in the areas of transportation and sustainability planning, land use, and international planning. Ms. Cederoth’s expertise includes sustainability strategies for transportation infrastructure projects in the Middle East and North America, new starts transit planning and funding submittals, master planning infrastructure programs, and evaluation of infrastructure projects against sustainability metrics, including Envision and GRESB. Ms Cederoth leads corporate sustainability for WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff in the US as well as managing the sustainability program for California High-Speed Rail.

About California High-Speed Rail

 

 

Material Supply & Recycling perspective

Dr Bryan Staley, President and CEO of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) (see bio above)

 

 

 

Future site and equipment perspective

Dave Ross, VP Advanced Engineering, Volvo Construction Equipment

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He has been with Volvo CE for 20 years and has held a number of executive roles. Over the past 3 years Dave has led the Advanced Engineering team with the mission to ensure future business of Volvo CE by exploring and maturing valued innovative solutions together with our customers. Dave’s team works with a wide eco-system of partners to achieve this mission and believes that innovation success comes from a keen sense of curiosity and diversity in your teams.

 

 

Panel and closing

 

11.10

End

 

 

Venue:

Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N258 in the North Hall Level 2.

 

 

Registration at info@constructionclimatechallenge.com

Read more about the Construction Climate Challenge at: constructionclimatechallenge.com