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2018 IT FORUM CONFERENCE NEWS
 
   
AGC is excited to announce its 10th Anniversary IT Forum Conference and seeks speakers to contribute to this outstanding event scheduled for Aug. 15-17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Our goal is to offer attendees fresh, new, cutting-edge information to enhance their conference experience and provide great learning and takeaways. This year, the conference is organized on three Pillars with supported concurrent Breakout sessions and Electives Sessions - a total of 10 sessions. Click here for full structure and content details. Deadline to submit a proposal is March 28, 2018.
 
 
   
The AGC recognizes that the construction industry is fast embracing innovation as a method for improving productivity and efficiency on projects. There is this sweeping recognition that technology will play a critical role in elevating this innovation. It is why the AGC IT Steering Committee has selected this year’s conference theme as "Pillars of Construction: Power of the Past – Force of the Future." The 10th Anniversary IT Forum Conference will be held on Aug. 15-17 in Chicago, Illinois. The three pillars are (1) IT Strategy – The Road Ahead; (2) Security: Enhance Your Security Posture: Protect, Detect, Respond and (3) Infrastructure – The Foundation.

Attendees can also expect break-out sessions focusing on: Budgeting and Staffing; Innovation in the Real World – Show Me, Don’t Tell Me; Epic Failures – Lessons Learned; Affordable Solutions; Lean in BIM/VDC; Live AR and VR demonstrations; What to do if you have been hacked; Scalability of the Cloud in Construction; Business Continuity; BIM and Lean technology and others.
 
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Information is the lifeblood of every commercial construction project. From the initial stages of a project to its conclusion, having the correct information at every step is the only way to ensure you won’t unnecessarily face costly delays and errors. Whether you’re an architect, engineer, or a contractor, organizing your information is the first step toward mitigating project risks.
BY AARON KIVETT
TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER, NEWFORMA
 
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This year, AGC celebrates 100 years as the leading association for the construction industry. To commemorate this momentous occasion, AGC has created a centennial website where members can learn about the association's rich history, share their own stories, register for upcoming events, and much more.
 
 

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