Overview

The Marcum Construction Summit, presented with CT ABC and CFMA of CT, 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 Northeast. 

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

Agenda

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Registration
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM
Opening Remarks

Joseph Natarelli, National Construction Services Leader, Marcum LLP

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM
The View From Washington: Legislative and Political Update

Matthew Turkstra, Director of Congressional Relations for Tax, Fiscal Affairs, and Accounting, Associated General Contractors of America

This session will provide an inside look at Washington, D.C., and what the spending decisions, tax debate, and infrastructure proposals mean to companies competing to be profitable in the construction industry. Matt Turkstra of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) looks at the construction policy agenda in Congress and the Biden Administration Congress and how actions in Washington will impact the industry in 2022 and beyond.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Field Construction Robotics and Mixed Reality Streamlining Workflow

Jason LaBonte, Regional Sales Manager, Trimble

An in depth look into the world of Trimble Field Technology and how the latest Trimble Field Solutions are used in many steps of the construction process, resulting in greater efficiency in the field with rapid ROI. Highlighted topics will include field layout combined with mixed reality, augmented reality for site review, visualization, and QA/QC, and also 3D scanning; standard scanning and integration with SPOT the dog.

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Break
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Raffle

Remarks from Jeff Deldin, Principal, Executive Vice President, World Insurance Associates, LLC
and Raffle

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
"No Time to Buy"

Anirban Basu, Chief Construction Economist, Marcum LLP

Will 2022 usher forth a return to normalcy, or will it represent a continuation of the life-altering circumstances that characterized 2020 and 2021?  This presentation will provide in-depth analysis of the economy’s shifts during the pandemic, including supplying industry and household level detail.  It will then turn toward a forecast for the year to come. 

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Networking and Cocktail Reception

Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Anirban Basu

Chief Construction Economist, Marcum LLP

Anirban Basu is Marcum’s Chief Economist and the Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm in Baltimore, Maryland. The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy, supplies, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others.

Speakers

Jason LaBonte

Regional Sales Manager, Trimble

 After spending 9 years in the construction industry with both designing fire suppression systems, and selling them, Jason branched off into new technology and engineering solution selling for companies working in automation, aerospace, heavy trucking, and defense, to name a few. He brings that diverse construction and technology background to Trimble, ensuring clients are aware of the latest technology including Field Layout, 3D Scanning, and Mixed Reality devices.

Matthew Turkstra

Director of Congressional Relations for Tax, Fiscal Affairs, and Accounting, Associated General Contractors of America

Matt is the Director of Congressional Relations for Tax, Fiscal Affairs, and Accounting for the Associated General Contractors of America.  In this role, Matt oversees all issues related to taxes and accounting for the construction industry with Members of Congress, the Administration, and AGC Members.   Matt oversaw the AGC advocacy effort during the consideration of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and Congress’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in numerous positive outcomes for the construction industry, including an increase in the “small contractor exemption” from percentage of completion accounting, ensuring construction was eligible for the newly created 20 percent deduction for qualified business income, and resolving a number of issues faced by contractors with the Paycheck Protection Program.

Previously, Matt was the Senior Manager of Government Relations at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).  He also chaired the Family Business Estate Tax Coalition, a group of over 50 trade associations committed to estate tax relief for family-owned businesses, and oversaw the coalition’s advocacy effort in 2012 that resulted in the estate tax relief in the American Taxpayer Relief Act.

Matt has extensive experience on Capitol Hill, working as the Legislative Director for Rep. Nan Hayworth (NY), and the Senior Legislative Assistant for Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ).  He also worked on the Committee on Ways and Means as the Senior Committee Clerk, where he oversaw the Committee’s hearings and markups.

Matt graduated from Gettysburg College in 2002, and grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey.  He currently resides in Alexandria, VA with his wife two children.

Sponsorships

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Kristin Bodner, Marketing Senior Manager, Marcum LLP
Kristin.Bodner@marcumllp.com or 860.760.0714

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CPE CREDITS

Program Description Marcum Northeast Construction Summit
Important Notice Regarding CPE:
Learning Objectives

During this event participants will Identify:

  • Actions Congress and the Biden Administration are taking on spending decisions, tax debate, and infrastructure proposals, for construction companies competing
  • The latest software and AI solutions in the industry, that produces greater efficiency and ROI for their business
  • Shifts in the economy and construction industry during the pandemic over the last year, and forecast of successes and challenges the construction industry will face until the end of 2022 into 2023
Instruction Delivery Method Live, In-Person
Recommended CPE Credit 3 Hours
Recommended Field of Study
  • Regulatory Ethics
  • Computer Software & Applications
  • Economics
Prerequisites None
Program Level Update
Advance Preparation None
Cancellation Policy You may cancel your registration at any time prior to the event.
Complaint Resolution Policy For more information regarding refund, concerns and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at kristin.bodner@marcumllp.com.

Marcum LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.