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ICAT 2016 Special Events
All VIP events are by invitation only
 
Monday, April 11, 2016
 
Operations Engineers Meeting
 

Sponsored by:

Chaired by: IDOT

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Board Room • Par-A-Dice Hotel

This is an annual meeting attended by 20 to 25 operations engineers from various IDOT districts throughout the State of Illinois. 

   
Equipment Technicians Meeting
 

Sponsored by:

Chaired by: IDOT

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Meeting Rooms 1 & 2  • Par-A-Dice Hotel

This is an annual meeting attended by 20 to 25 equipment technicians from various IDOT districts throughout the State of Illinois. 

 
VIP Networking Dinner
 

Sponsored by:

5:00 to 6:00 PM – Reception (cash bar)

6:00 to 8:00 PM – Dinner

Cotillion Ballroom

Marroitt Pere Marquette

501 Main Street, Peoria, IL 61602

By invitation only

Buses will leave the Par-A-Dice Hotel at 5 PM to take guests to the Marroitt Pere Marquette

This event is limited to 100 prominent guests including speakers, elected officials, government leaders, Executive ICAT Board members, and sponsors.  Key leaders from the community are also invited to the networking dinner.  This event provides the proper atmosphere to develop new relationships and partnerships.  

   
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
VIP Breakfast
 

Chaired by:

7:00 to 7:45 AM

Board Room Par-A-Dice Hotel

By invitation only, limited to 20 guests

         

Typical composition of guests at this event includes executives and prominent leaders from government, industry and education.  Those in attendance are asked to provide a “weather report” on their organizations, followed by discussions on relevant issues and identifying challenges and opportunities.

 
 
VIP Lunch with Contractors and Consultants
 

Chaired by:

12:00 to 1:00 PM

Board Room Par-A-Dice Hotel

By invitation only, limited to 20 guests

The VIP lunch held on Tuesday is limited to 20 guests by invitation only.  Selected Contractors and Consultants from across the state will discuss relevant issues with the Senator.

 
VIP Minority Student
 

Chaired by:

2:30 to 3:00 AM

Board Room Par-A-Dice Hotel

By invitation only, limited to 20 minority high school students from District 150

Community leaders will speak to minority students.

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will make a special presentation to 20 minority students in the board room. Topics to be covered in a multimedia presentation include Engineering as a Profession, and IDOT Opportunities. Minority high school students will be selected.

   
Cocktail Reception & Hors d'oeuvres
 

Sponsored by:

5:00 to 7:00 PM

Hotel Lobby Par-A-Dice Hotel

Open to all ICAT registrants

 

A special reception, open to all 550+ attendees expected at the ICAT conference, will be sponsored.  While cocktails and hors d’oeuvres are served complementary, a wonderful opportunity arises for attendees to network.

   
VIP Executive Summit  - A Sustainable Capital Biill for Illinois
 

Sponsored by:

Guests of Honor:

The Honorable John Cullerton, President, Illinois Senate

Chaired by:  Dr. Amir Al-Khafaji, Founder and Chair

5:00 to 6:30 PM - Reception
6:30 to 8:30 PM - Dinner, Presentations and Discussions
Mt. Hawley Country Club, 7724 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria, IL 61614


Transportation: Transportation from the Par-A-Dice Hotel to Mt. Hawley Country Club and back will be provided. Invited guests will depart the Par-A-Dice at 5:00 PM.

By invitation only, limited to 50 executives from across the country

Leaders of the House and Senate, representing both the Democratic and Republican parties, government officials, and CEOs and business executives of major companies will discuss legislation and bills relating to A Sustainable Capital Bill for Illinois. Topics will include the new capitol bill, pension reform bills, examination of alternative funding sources, creative financing, and public private partnerships. Refer to the "Executive Summit" tab on the left for details.

   

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

   
VIP Breakfast with the ICAT DBE-Focus Group
 

Chaired by:

7:00 to 7:45 AM

Board Room Par-A-Dice Hotel

By invitation only, limited to 20 guests

             

 The DBE Focus Group Members will convene at the ICAT VIP Breakfast and will discuss issues, challenges and obstacles faced by DBEs. The VIP breakfast held on Wednesday is limited to 20 guests by invitation only.   

   
VIP Lunch with the Sustainable Funding of Infrastructure Group
 

Chaired by:

11:45 to 12:30 PM

Board Room Par-A-Dice Hotel

By invitation only, limited to 20 guests

    

The Sustainable Funding of Infrastructure Group ($FIG) Members will convene at the ICAT VIP Lunch and will discuss issues related to sustainable funding of Infrastructure with The Honorable Senator Martin Sandoval.  The VIP lunch held on Wednesday is limited to 20 guests by invitation only. 

 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

   
IDOT Central Office Meeting
 

Details coming soon