Great Lakes Region DBE Summit – Sharing Presentations

Re-Posting from 10/10/2012
The Great Lakes Region DBE Summit was held in Chicago at the UIC Forum.   Various representatives from Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation, Federal Highway,  gathered to discuss the challenges facing DBE programs in addition to discussing the billions of dollars in forthcoming opportunities.  There will be a need for construction and professional services, as well as others.  

The objective of the Summit was to discuss growth and opportunities for  DBE owners by creating a level playing field and seeking to give a fair chance for everyone to participate.  Below are some of the individuals that attended the Summit and a link to download some of the presentations from the event (not sure how long that link will work).
Honorable Victor Mendez, Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, U.S.
Ann L. Schneider, Secretary – Illinois DOT
Michael B. Cline, Commissioner – Indiana DOT
Kirk T. Steudle, P.E., Director – Michigan DOT
Mark Gottlieb, P.E., Secretary – Wisconsin DOT 

(Presentation are no longer posted)
To download available presentations:  http://tinyurl.com/dbesummit
Sites mentioned as important:
faadbesystem.com
createprogram.org

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