WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Ober|Kaler is pleased to announce the sixth annual Women in Construction Conference (www.womeninconstructionconference.com), to be held on November 2, 2011 at the stylish and elegant 1777 F Street NW conference facility in Washington, DC. Cathy L. Lanier, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, joins the conference again this year as the keynote speaker.
Co-founded by Ober|Kaler's Barbara Werther, a construction litigation attorney for over 30 years, and Barbara Wagner, Executive VP at Clark Construction, the mission of the Women in Construction Conference is to provide an avenue for younger women to learn from those who are "more seasoned" and to offer networking and mentoring opportunities to all attendees. Every year 150-200 women and men attend the full-day event, from law firms, consulting companies, construction companies, trade associations, non-profits, engineering firms and architecture firms across the US and Canada.
"Barbara Werther and Barbara Wagner have done a terrific job with the Women in Construction Conference," said John Wolf, Chair of the firm and a principal in Ober|Kaler's Construction Group. "They've put together a program of impressive substance and have developed a loyal group of constituents. The firm is proud of their efforts."
The conference features five panels on topics ranging from work-life balance, to negotiations, to trends in health care construction. The full agenda can be accessed at http://tinyurl.com/4ysc8oq. Cost of registration is $50 per person, and includes lunch and the post-conference networking cocktail reception.
For more information or to register, visit www.womeninconstructionconference.com.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional and litigation services to financial, health care, construction and other business organizations. The firm has more than 130 attorneys, and offices in Baltimore, Washington, DC and Falls Church. For more information please visit www.ober.com