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ENR+Dodge Global Construction Summit to Explore Market Trends & Critical Business Issues, May 13-14 in NYC

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NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://enr.construction.com/) and Dodge (http://construction.com/dodge/) will bring together leaders from the world's major construction markets for the Global Construction Summit 2014 (http://construction.com/events/2014/global-summit/), to be held May 13-14 at McGraw Hill Financial Global Headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in New York.  The event will explore growth opportunities, investigate solutions to the most pressing challenges and share guidance on what is required to compete on the international playing field.  The event has hosted delegates from more than 20 countries representing the Asia-Pacific, North American, South American, European, and Middle-East construction markets.

The event's agenda includes keynote addresses by two industry leaders.  Roger Flanagan, Professor/Chairman, Steering Committee for International Affairs, School of Construction Management & Engineering, University of Reading will open the event on May 13 by addressing "Trends That Will Shape the Global Construction Industry."  On May 14, Trevor D'Olier-Lees, Director, Corporate Ratings, Standard & Poor's, will discuss "Global Infrastructure Finance." 

Additional speakers include representatives from AECOM, ARCADIS, Bechtel Corporation, Bentley Systems, Berger Group Holdings, Black & Veatch Corporation, China Communications Construction (USA), Consolidated Contractors Company, Engevix Engenharia S.A., Hill International, Houlihan Lokey, Littler Mendelson, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Peckar & Abramson, The Environmental Financial Consulting Group, Thornton Tomasetti, Turner Construction Company, and WSP Global.

The ENR Global Construction Summit also includes presentation of the second annual ENR Global Best Projects Awards, honoring outstanding examples of the challenges, risks and rewards of designing and building internationally.

The event's Silver Sponsors are Aconex, AECOM, Asta Development, Bentley, CMiC, COINS, EarthCam, Hard Dollar, Latista, Newforma, RedVector, and Wipro.  Supporting sponsors include Chartered Institute of Building, New York Building Congress, Revista O Empreiteiro, Society for Marketing Professional Services, and Standard & Poor's.  The Platinum Dinner Sponsor is Calik Enerji, with supporting dinner sponsors CMiC, Idom, Odebrecht, and PCL Construction.

The event's complete agenda, speaker bios and registration information are available at http://construction.com/events/2014/global-summit/.  A limited number of press passes are available to credentialed media representatives; to request one, contact Kathy Malangone, Senior Director, Marketing Communications, McGraw Hill Construction, +1 212-904-4376, kathy.malangone@mhfi.com.  On Twitter, follow @ENR_NY, #ENRgcs.

For more McGraw Hill Construction events, visit http://construction.com/events.

About McGraw Hill Construction: McGraw Hill Construction provides essential data, news, insights, and intelligence to better inform construction professionals' decisions and strengthen their market position. McGraw Hill Construction's data, analytics, and media businesses – Dodge, Sweets, Architectural Record, and Engineering News-Record – create opportunities for owners, architects, engineers, contractors, building product manufacturers, and distributors to strengthen their market position, size their markets, prioritize prospects, and target and build relationships that will win more business. McGraw Hill Construction serves more than one million customers through its trends and forecasts, industry news, and leading platform of construction data, benchmarks, and analytics, including Dodge MarketShare™, Dodge BuildShare® and Dodge SpecShare®. Construction data is available for North American and global markets.  To learn more, visit www.construction.com.

About McGraw Hill Financial: McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) is a leading financial intelligence company providing the global capital and commodity markets with independent benchmarks, credit ratings, portfolio and enterprise risk solutions, and analytics. The Company's iconic brands include: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, CRISIL, J.D. Power, and McGraw Hill Construction. The Company has approximately 17,000 employees in 27 countries. Additional information is available at www.mhfi.com.

Media Contact: Kathy Malangone, Senior Director, Marketing Communications, McGraw Hill Construction, +1 212-904-4376, kathy.malangone@mhfi.com

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