Metro Atlanta Chamber and Georgia Transportation Alliance Kick Off Infrastructure Week 2018

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Monday, May 14th, 2018

The Metro Atlanta Chamber and Georgia Transportation Alliance kick off Infrastructure Week 2018 with a special event – “#TimeToBuild: Our Future. Our Infrastructure.” – on Monday, May 14 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the MAC offices at 191 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 3400. The event will feature officials from the City of Atlanta, the State of Georgia, MARTA, the Atlanta BeltLine, local elected leaders and corporate executives.
Throughout the morning, speakers will engage in important conversations on the state of Atlanta’s and Georgia’s infrastructure, the prospects for future action, and how it matters to communities, workers and the region’s competitiveness on the global stage.
Speakers include:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Atlanta, GA

Senator Brandon Beach, Georgia State Senate, Transportation Committee Chairman

Mike Zeto, Vice President, Internet of Things, General Manager Smart Cities and Public Private Partnerships

Denise Quarles, Siemens, Chief City Executive

Petrina Hall McDaniel, Squire Patton Boggs, Partner

Sarah Kirsch, ULI-Atlanta, Livable Communities Council, Director

Jerald Mitchell, Atlanta BeltLine, Director, Economic Development

Kimberly Slaughter, HNTB, Transit/Rail Market Sector Leader

Rodney Slater, Squire Patton Boggs, former Secretary, USDOT

Jeff Parker, MARTA, General Manager and CEO

Seth Millican, Georgia Transportation Alliance, Executive Director

Dave Williams, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Vice President, Infrastructure and Government Affairs
Panel discussions include:

Infrastructure, Technology and the Internet of Things

Inclusive, Equitable Infrastructure

Transportation and Transit Infrastructure

Special Remarks by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Seating is limited; visit to register.