Overview

The 2023 Marcum California Construction Summit is dedicated to updating construction contractors, finance and accounting professionals on the economic state of the construction industry. This complimentary event draws construction contractors and other service providers from across the region.

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Anirban Basu, Chief Economist, Marcum LLP, ABC & CFMA

Agenda

3:00 - 3:30 PM
Registration
3:30 - 4:00 PM
Welcoming Remarks

Warren Hennagin, Partner & California Construction Industry Leader, Marcum LLP

4:00 - 5:00 PM
From Design to Done: How the latest field technology will impact the back office and why that matters to you.

Construction Field Technology – What every CFO needs to know and why you need to know it. Join Trimble, Spot the Robot Dog, and Buildingpoint Midwest as we dive into the lifecycle of a construction project managed through technology. From design and preconstruction to reporting after the project is complete, technologies to capture, process, and envision data are advancing rapidly and affecting how the industry operates. Learn about the leading-edge technologies in the industry, what they are, and how they will impact you in the back office.

Presenters

Patrick Allen, VP, Sales, Trimble Viewpoint
Todd Ellsworth, Director of Professional Services, BuildingPoint Midwest
Nicholas DiBitteto, General Manager, BuildingPoint Midwest

5:00 - 6:00 PM
Keynote Presentation: Show Me the Money (Supply)

Soft landing? Something harder? Whither inflation? This presentation will supply in-depth analysis of the major factors shaping economic outcomes, including central bank policymaking, worker attitudes, business confidence, and geopolitics. It will then turn toward a forecast for the year to come, highlighting the major risks that economic stakeholders will likely encounter.

Keynote Speaker

Anirban Basu, Chief Economist, Marcum LLP, ABC & CFMA

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Networking Cocktail Reception

Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Anirban Basu

Chief Construction Economist, Marcum LLP

Anirban Basu is the Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with an office in Orlando, Florida.  The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others. 

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Anirban Basu

Chief Construction Economist, Marcum LLP

Anirban Basu is the Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with an office in Orlando, Florida.  The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others. 

In 2014, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission (2014-2021).  He serves as Chairman of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee.  He is also the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors, the Chief Economist of the Maryland Bankers Association, and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association.  He serves or has served similar functions for Visit Baltimore, Maryland Realtors, and Marcum, LLP.  

He has lectured at Johns Hopkins University, most recently in Global Strategy, and has also taught international economics, urban economics, micro- and macroeconomics at Hopkins. His radio show can be heard weekdays on 88.1FM, WYPR, Baltimore.   

In both 2007 and 2016, the Daily Record newspaper selected Mr. Basu as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential people. The Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the region’s 20 most powerful business leaders in 2010.

Dr. Basu has been on many boards over time, including First Mariner Bank, the Baltimore City Public School System, Port Discovery, the Baltimore School for the Arts, and Union Memorial Hospital.  He is currently on the boards of the University of Maryland School of Law, St. Mary’s College, the University of Maryland Medical Center, the University System of Maryland Foundation, the Center for Emerging Media, the Lyric Opera House and the Archdiocese of Baltimore School System.

Dr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his Master’s in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.  His Juris Doctor was earned at the University of Maryland School of Law.  His doctoral work was completed at UMBC with a concentration in health economics.

Speakers

Warren Hennagin

California Construction Industry leader - Marcum LLP

Warren Hennagin is the California Construction Industry leader and a partner in the Costa Mesa office of Marcum LLP. Mr. Hennagin has more than 30 years of experience with audit, accounting, tax planning, and business consulting. He was previously managing partner of a Southern California-based CPA firm where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of the firm.

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Warren Hennagin

California Construction Industry leader - Marcum LLP

Warren Hennagin is the California Construction Industry leader and a partner in the Costa Mesa office of Marcum LLP. Mr. Hennagin has more than 30 years of experience with audit, accounting, tax planning, and business consulting. He was previously managing partner of a Southern California-based CPA firm where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of the firm.

Mr. Hennagin is highly experienced in the construction industry, but also provides computer and management consulting services, as well as quality and internal controls to manufacturing and service-focused businesses.

Mr. Hennagin frequently speaks on accounting matters related to the construction industry, including as a regular speaker at the annual AICPA National Construction and Real Estate Conference. He continues to be involved in national construction and building-related associations on both local and national levels. Mr. Hennagin has also authored many articles for construction-related publications.

Sponsors

Sponsorships

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jennifer.dluzak@marcumllp.com or 949.236.5674

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