RPA Assembly
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Speakers 2018

Speakers


AFTERNOON KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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Hillary Rodham Clinton

 
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MORNING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Governor Phil Murphy, State of New Jersey

MORNING PLENARY

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Scott Rechler

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Andy Byford

 

Session Speakers

Rohit Aggarwala *  @Rit_Aggarwala    Head of Urban Systems, Sidewalk Labs

Rohit Aggarwala *
@Rit_Aggarwala

Head of Urban Systems, Sidewalk Labs

John Andoh    @DutchessCoGov   Transit Administrator, Dutchess County Public Transit

John Andoh
@DutchessCoGov
Transit Administrator, Dutchess County Public Transit

Rob Atkinson  @RobAtkinsonITIF   President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Rob Atkinson
@RobAtkinsonITIF

President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Steve Bellone    @SteveBellone   Suffolk County Executive

Steve Bellone
@SteveBellone
Suffolk County Executive

Ravinder S. Bhalla  @RaviBhalla   Mayor of Hoboken

Ravinder S. Bhalla
@RaviBhalla

Mayor of Hoboken

Eugenie L. Birch, FAICP *  @Genie_Birch    The Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

Eugenie L. Birch, FAICP *
@Genie_Birch

The Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

Gale Brewer  @GaleABrewer   Manhattan Borough President

Gale Brewer
@GaleABrewer

Manhattan Borough President

Kate Burson    @KCBurson   Northeast U.S. Market Development Lead, Tesla  

Kate Burson
@KCBurson
Northeast U.S. Market Development Lead, Tesla
 

Andy Byford   @ NYCTSubway   President of New York City Transit

Andy Byford
@NYCTSubway
President of New York City Transit

Dale Byrk  @NRDC   Chief Planning & Integration Officer, NRDC

Dale Byrk
@NRDC

Chief Planning & Integration Officer, NRDC

Hillary Clinton    @HillaryClinton   Former U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Senator from New York

Hillary Clinton
@HillaryClinton
Former U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Senator from New York

Kevin Corbett   @NJTransit  Executive Director, New Jersey Transit

Kevin Corbett
@NJTransit
Executive Director, New Jersey Transit

Jun Choi *   CEO, Menlo Realty Ventures

Jun Choi *
CEO, Menlo Realty Ventures

Laura Curran  Nassau County Executive  

Laura Curran
Nassau County Executive
 

Tabitha Decker    @Metrophile   Deputy Executive Director, Transit Center, NYC Bus Turnaround Campaign

Tabitha Decker
@Metrophile
Deputy Executive Director, Transit Center, NYC Bus Turnaround Campaign

Bhairavi Desai  @Bhairavi_Desai    Executive Director, New York City Taxi Workers Alliance   

Bhairavi Desai
@Bhairavi_Desai

Executive Director, New York City Taxi Workers Alliance
 

Sarah Feinberg  Former Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration; Chief of Staff, USDOT; Founder & Owner, Feinberg Strategies, LLC  

Sarah Feinberg
Former Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration; Chief of Staff, USDOT; Founder & Owner, Feinberg Strategies, LLC
 

Winston Fisher    @Winston_Fisher1   Partner, Fisher Brothers; Co-Chair of NYC Regional Economic Development Council  

Winston Fisher
@Winston_Fisher1
Partner, Fisher Brothers; Co-Chair of NYC Regional Economic Development Council
 

James Florio  Former Governor of New Jersey; Senior Partner, Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Fader LLC

James Florio
Former Governor of New Jersey; Senior Partner, Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Fader LLC

Patrick Foye  @MTA    President, MTA   

Patrick Foye
@MTA

President, MTA
 

Deborah Gans  Principal, GANS Studio  

Deborah Gans
Principal, GANS Studio
 

Aisha Glover    @Aisha_Glover   President & CEO, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation

Aisha Glover
@Aisha_Glover
President & CEO, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation

Lynn Haig    @CityofBptCT   Director of Planning, Office of Planning & Economic Development, City of Bridgeport, Connecticut  

Lynn Haig
@CityofBptCT
Director of Planning, Office of Planning & Economic Development, City of Bridgeport, Connecticut
 

Pablo Illanes   @ McKinsey   Partner, McKinsey & Company

Pablo Illanes
@McKinsey
Partner, McKinsey & Company

Jeanne Herb  @jmjherb    A  ssoc. Dir Environmental Analysis & Communications Group, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers

Jeanne Herb
@jmjherb

Assoc. Dir Environmental Analysis & Communications Group, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers

Nancy Holman  @LSE_London   Associate Professor of Urban Planning, London School of Economics  

Nancy Holman
@LSE_London

Associate Professor of Urban Planning, London School of Economics
 

Malo Hutson    @MaloAndreHutson   Associate Professor and Director of the Urban Community and Health Equity Lab at Columbia University

Malo Hutson
@MaloAndreHutson
Associate Professor and Director of the Urban Community and Health Equity Lab at Columbia University

Letitia James   @   TishJames   New York City Public Advocate

Letitia James
@TishJames
New York City Public Advocate

Evonne Klein    @CTDeptHousing   Commissioner, Department of Housing, State of Connecticut

Evonne Klein
@CTDeptHousing
Commissioner, Department of Housing, State of Connecticut

Mitchell Korbey    @MitchKorbey   Partner & Chair of the Land Use & Zoning Group at Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Mitchell Korbey
@MitchKorbey
Partner & Chair of the Land Use & Zoning Group at Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Hope Knight*    @GJDCPrez   President, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation

Hope Knight*
@GJDCPrez
President, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation

David Martin    @StamfordMayor   Mayor of Stamford, Connecticut

David Martin
@StamfordMayor
Mayor of Stamford, Connecticut

Howard Milstein  Chairman, President & CEO, New York Private Bank & Trust   

Howard Milstein
Chairman, President & CEO, New York Private Bank & Trust

 

Governor Phil Murphy    @GovMurphy   State of New Jersey  

Governor Phil Murphy
@GovMurphy
State of New Jersey
 

Margaret Newman    @ArupGroup   Principal, Integrated Planning, Arup

Margaret Newman
@ArupGroup
Principal, Integrated Planning, Arup

Kate Orff    @KateOrff   Founder & Design Director, SCAPE

Kate Orff
@KateOrff
Founder & Design Director, SCAPE

Seth Pinsky *  @SethPinsky    Executive Vice President, RXR Realty

Seth Pinsky *
@SethPinsky

Executive Vice President, RXR Realty

Thomas Prendergast*  Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer, STV

Thomas Prendergast*
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer, STV

Jason Post*  @jrpost    Director, Public Policy & Communications, Uber Technologies, Inc. 

Jason Post*
@jrpost

Director, Public Policy & Communications, Uber Technologies, Inc. 

Eric Rothman    @ERothman   President, HR&A Advisors

Eric Rothman
@ERothman
President, HR&A Advisors

Scott Rechler *  @ScottRechler    Chairman and CEO, RXR Realty   Chairman, Regional Plan Association

Scott Rechler *
@ScottRechler

Chairman and CEO, RXR Realty
Chairman, Regional Plan Association

Antonio Reynoso   @   CMReynoso34   Council Member, NYC Council District 34

Antonio Reynoso
@CMReynoso34
Council Member, NYC Council District 34

Robert Schiffer  @SLGreen   Managing Director, SL Green

Robert Schiffer
@SLGreen

Managing Director, SL Green

Melissa Mark Viverito    @MMViverito   Senior Advisor, Latino Victory Fund and former New York City Council Speaker

Melissa Mark Viverito
@MMViverito
Senior Advisor, Latino Victory Fund and former New York City Council Speaker

Julia Watt-Rosenfeld  @CHLDC   Director of Community Organizing & Advocacy, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation

Julia Watt-Rosenfeld
@CHLDC

Director of Community Organizing & Advocacy, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation

Tom Wright*  @tkwrpa    President, Regional Plan Association   

Tom Wright*
@tkwrpa

President, Regional Plan Association
 

Kathryn Zyla  @Climate_Center   Deputy Director, Georgetown Climate Center

Kathryn Zyla
@Climate_Center

Deputy Director, Georgetown Climate Center

 

* RPA board member