Saturday, May 11th

Breakfast: (7:30am - 8:30am) — on your own at local venues

  • Opening Remarks (8:30am — 9:00am)
    Morning Introductions by Kris Roebling
    Great great grandson of Washington & Emily Roebling

Morning: The Bridges (9:00am — 12:50pm)

Event Time Presenter
Roebling before the bridge: the early bridges of John A. Roebling (1 HSW/PDH) 9:00am - 9:50am
50 minutes
Paul C. King
Building the Brooklyn Bridge: An Engineer's Perspective (1 HSW/PDH) 10:00am - 10:50am
50 minutes
Paul Giroux
Building the Brooklyn Bridge: A Historian/Collector's Perspective (1 HSW/PDH) 11:00am - 11:50am
50 minutes
Jeffrey Richman
The Magnificent Bridges of New York City: Featuring The Roebling (1 HSW/PDH) Bridges 12:00pm - 12:50pm
50 minutes
Dave Frieder

Lunch: (12:50pm - 1:50pm) — on your own at local venues

Afternoon: The Roeblings (1:50pm - 4:50pm)

  • Afternoon Opening Remarks (1:50pm - 2:10pm)
    David Gill
    Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany New York
Event Time Presenter
John A. Roebling's Exceptional Education in Germany (1 HSW/PDH) 2:10pm - 3:00pm
50 minutes
Clifford Zink
John Roebling and the Nineteenth Century (1 HSW/PDH) 3:00pm - 3:50pm
50 minutes
Richard Haw
Washington & Emily Roebling: an unprecedented construction, a remarkable marriage (1 HSW/PDH) 4:00pm - 4:50pm
50 minutes
Erica Wagner

*Each presentation is followed by a 10 minutes Q & A
**There will be water, tea and coffee provided throughout the day in the auditorium

Saturday Evening Social Celebration: Space is limited — priority is based on order of registration

Sunday, May 12th

Sunday Morning Brooklyn Bridge Tours (2 HSW/PDH)
(led by the presenters)
: Space is limited — priority is based on order of registration priority is based on order of registration