PMINJ 2018 September Meeting

17 Sep 2018 - Edison - Pines Manor


2018 September Meeting Highlights

PDP Information

Program Number: C020-20180917
Construction of the #7 Subway Line
Category: A
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.5
Strategic - 0.5
Technical - 0.5


The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) $2.4 Billion, No.7 Subway Line Extension and new underground station project finished under budget and earned more than 20 awards for architecture, engineering, construction and construction management. The project accomplished this while avoiding a maze of underground utilities, interfacing with several structures, buildings, roads etc., and also coordinating with a number of stakeholders. This project has transformed the west side of mid-town Manhattan into one of the nation's most inspiring redevelopment environments with more than 50 million SF under development.

The project achieved Revenue Service and opened the station to the public in 2015 and will be finishing its Secondary Entrance this fall. The station and the subway line extension are equipped with the most sophisticated systems and equipment.

Join Hill International's Saibal Basuroy to learn how the team achieved success. The presentation will cover the project controls philosophy used to achieve the project under budget, challenges faced, and lessons learned.


Monthly Speaker

Saibal Basuroy, PMP, is a member of PMINJ since 2006. Saibal was the recipient of the PMINJ "Project Manager of the Year" Award in 2016. He has more than 30 years of experience in Project Management and Controls in large construction projects. Saibal worked in various parts of the world and his experience includes cost control, budgeting, scheduling, estimating, performance management, risk analysis, etc. By profession, Saibal is a civil engineer and has specialized in project management of complex construction projects. He has presented at many international conferences such as "Global Infrastructure Conference" in Washington D.C, Mass Transit Panel in Toronto, etc. Saibal served as Sr. Project Controls Manager for MTA's No. 7 Line Subway Project for the last 8 years. As a part of the construction management team he was involved in managing budget, change orders, schedule, negotiation of claims, reporting progress, etc.

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Career Networking LCI

Topic: Know Thyself! Cognizant Career Navigating with Michael Milutis, Director of CAI's ITMPI

If your career has stalled, is off-track, or mired in daily tasks while you're unmindful of opportunities to optimize your talents, invest in this hour with Michael Milutis, who has consulted with hundreds of project management and IT professionals from around the world on career development challenges, and is passionately committed to human capital development.

 Michael will explain why self-knowledge and mindfulness are critical success factors, and explore the personal questions that confront everyone universally across functional areas. Walking you through this process, he will demonstrate how one's learning strategy, networking strategy, and personal branding strategy all flow logically from the answers. You'll walk away with a roadmap for becoming more fulfilled, self-actualized, and equipped to positively transform your career.
  • Technology professionals face common hang-ups when trying to plot a career path. Are these common mistakes blocking your advancement?
  • Why is 70% of the global workforce disengaged, and what does this mean for your life and your business?
  • What is self-actualization and "flow" and how can it help technology workers become clearer on our career path, and more fulfilled?
For Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI), Michael Milutis, a long-term sponsor of PMINJ, develops innovative learning cultures within technology organizations, encouraging and coaching individuals and teams to develop continuously, grow personally, and realize their highest potential. .

Remember to bring your business cards and updated resumes, and be prepared with questions!

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