On Tuesday, June 12, Robert S. Bright and Kenneth J. Brzozowski led two sessions at the Association of Airport Internal Auditors Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The first session, entitled “Auditing Capital Projects: Why, How & When,” focused on developing and incorporating a construction audit strategy within an institution’s internal audit plan. The interactive conversation covered the basic questions of why a construction audit might be needed, how to perform a construction audit and when they should occur. The second session was
Robert S. Bright, Founder & President of Talson Solutions, led a discussion on the firm’s eight year involvement in the Panama Canal Expansion Project this May. From design to fabrication to construction, Mr. Bright shared insights and his experience regarding the development of a multi-year continuous audit program. This included the following: knowledge transfer to client internal audit personnel to address program risks including reporting, budget management, contractor compliance, fraud, schedule delays, claims management, quality, labor, project management oversight, vendor
Talson Solutions attended and exhibited at the Institute of Internal Auditors Philadelphia Chapter Spring Conference on April 30, 2018. We enjoyed meeting new faces and reconnecting with old friends! For more conference information, click here.
Talson attended the 2018 Business Member Board of Governors (BMBG), part of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Annual Business Meeting in California. This meeting focused on doing business in the transit industry as well as business member support for APTA’s transit advocacy efforts and other programs. Topics covered included the BMBG work plan, legislative issues, procurement, and jobs. More details about the event can be found here.
Talson Solutions attended the Institute of Internal Auditors Philadelphia Chapter Fall Conference on November 20, 2017. The conference theme for 2017 was “Agile, Adaptive & Responsive in Times of Uncertainty.” We enjoyed meeting new faces and reconnecting with old! For more conference information, click here.
Talson attended at the International Risk Management Institute‘s annual Construction Risk Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 5-8, 2017. For more information about the conference click here.
On October 10, 2017, Talson hosted a session at the Construction Management Association of America National Conference (CMAA) held in Washington, DC entitled “Building with Technology: A Look Inside the Comcast Technology Center” led by our own Katherine O’Neil and Jim Fratoni. Click the post title above to get a full description of the session.
Talson attended the New York State MWBE Forum in Albany, NY October 4-5, 2017 where Robert S. Bright, President of Talson participated in a thought provoking panel discussion entitled “The ABCs of Compliance.” Attendees gleaned from Mr. Bright’s insight based on years of experience engaged in compliance related activities that greatly benefit the success of capital projects. Learn more about the Forum here.
October 8-11, 2017, Talson attended the American Public Transit Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo in Atlanta, GA connecting with fellow industry professionals, transit operators, manufactures, and service providers. Additional information about the event can be found here.