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These quarterly meetings are open to all AGC members and serve to provide a forum for open discussion of current industry issues impacting private vertical contractors, to educate members on important policy, delivery methods and contracting topics, along with engagement opportunities for members, but most importantly for us to hear from you. This Teams meeting will provide private, vertical contractors the opportunity to connect and network with contractor colleagues who are engaged in National AGC.
Next Meeting: Tuesday, June 15 | 10-11 a.m. CT
We’re all aware of the impact the pandemic had on our industry in early days as jobsites shut down, HVAC systems were improved and social distancing measures were implemented in our existing spaces. Now after three years we’ve seen architecture and construction impacted in many expected and unexpected ways. Join us as we take a look at the impacts we still feel and those we anticipate will endure for years to come and discuss how architecture and construction firms are preparing for the road ahead.
• Brian Miller, Chief Design Officer, The Beck Group
• Jennifer Workman, Architecture Director, VLK Dallas
• Matt Shem, Exec. Vice President. Hill & Wilkinson
WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday, May 10 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WHERE: AD EX | 325 N St Paul St #150, Dallas, TX 75201
We appreciate your trust in us – your input will be used to ensure that TEXO University continues to better understand your needs so that we can better serve your firm and provide the best and most relevant professional development and safety training moving forward. Please click below to complete the survey no later than Friday, May 26. Thank you in advance for your valuable insights!
For any questions, please contact Kim-Marie Espinosa, Director of Safety, at kim@texoassociation.org.
DroneUp, LLC
Griffith Davison, P. C.
Peckar & Abramson
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Join us Wednesday, May 10 for our monthly Safety Forum, as we hear from Dr. Nick Karr, founder and CEO of Citra Urgent Care: "Heat-Related Illness." Lunch will be provided for this complimentary event, but we ask that you please click below to RSVP.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 10 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
Join TEXO Foundation DEI Committee Chair Stephanie Cook of Cokinos | Young as she reviews Mandated Investigating of the Workplace, followed by a conversation and Q&A with Randy Humphrey of Humphrey & Associates and Mark Rutledge of Momentum Mechanical about creating an environment of Workplace Appropriateness for all employees in the unique world of construction. Lunch will be provided.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 10 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
WHERE: Humphrey & Associates | 1501 Luna Rd, Carrollton, TX 75006
This is an instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrive. Skills covered in this course include first aid for sudden illnesses, injuries and protection from blood-borne pathogens, choking relief and sudden cardiac arrest for adults. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.
WHEN: Friday, May 12 | 8 a.m. – noon
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
The tee times are set and it's time for the TEXO Challenge Cup Open golf tournament, part of our 2023 Challenge Cup competition series, presented by Milwaukee Tool.
WHEN: Monday, May 15 | 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
(Morning Scramble tees off at 9 a.m | Afternoon Scramble tees off at 2 p.m.)
WHERE: Trophy Club Country Club | 500 Trophy Club Dr, Trophy Club, TX 76262
OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety course is intended for supervisors or for workers with some safety responsibility. It provides a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards than the TEXO Safety First class. Topics include recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards found in the workplace.
WHEN: May 15-18 | 7 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
There are many different anchorage connector solutions on the market, ensuring proper installation is key. Miguel Campos, Territory Sales Manager with GUARDIAN, will provide the manufacturer’s instructions that focus on proper installation and the limitations of the products. The goal of the presentation is to present trade/task specific solutions for common and difficult situations in the field via an open discussion forum. In addition, we will have different anchorage connector solutions and mock installation scenarios.
WHEN: Thursday, May 18 | 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
The construction market has seen an overwhelming influx of technology, creating an environment where organizations are forced to sift through a myriad of solutions – some of which can create as many problems as they solve. This event is an opportunity to enjoy time together with people who are interested in what VCX plans to offer while seeking feedback and insight on topics and issues that are important to Virtual Construction professionals working in DFW. 
WHEN: Thursday, May 18 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
AIA Dallas and TEXO Association proudly present the Ninth Annual Bark Build Design/Build Competition to benefit SPCA of Texas' Home for the Holidays event! Team up to create one dynamic doghouse or cat condo entry. The Kickoff Party is free and open to potential team participants. Competition details will be available at the party and online afterward at dallasbarknbuild.org. Registration for teams will be open starting at the Kickoff Party on May 18 and will close June 13.
WHEN: Thursday, May 18 | 6-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: SPCA of Texas' Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center | 2400 Lone Star Drive, Dallas, TX 75212
This course provides the knowledge to effectively understanding a Storm Wastewater Prevention and Protection Plan. Along with taking on the preparation of a SWPPP and management of a stormwater discharge compliance program. You will understand the practical application of these regulations at a facility level and be prepared for agency compliance inspections.
WHEN: Friday, May 26 | 8-11 a.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
Advance your career and earn continuing education credits. All courses feature a live instruction via Zoom and are available in a variety of days and time blocks to accommodate your learning schedule. Ideal for construction professionals looking to learn without the hassle of traveling. 
When registering for any of the classes below, be sure to list TEXO as who referred you to the program!

Building Information Modeling (BIM) | May 11 - June 1 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Construction Supervision Fundamentals (CSF) | May 15-19 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Lean Construction Education Program | July 10-26 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Project Manager Development Program (PMDP) | July 12-28 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Slates Harwell LLP
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CompGroup AGC is a registered safety group formed to administer the workers' compensation program underwritten by Texas Mutual for building construction contractors that are members of the AGC. They offer expert claim oversight and specialized loss-prevention services, including extensive practical safety information, workshops and special educational events. Call Julie Schatz at 972-770-4444 or email the CompGroupAGC@RobertsandCrow.com to get information on how your agent can access this competitive program.
By joining TEXO Members 401(k) Plan, you can provide an outstanding plan, save money and spend less time administering it. TEXO Members 401(k) Plan, from a government reporting standpoint, is treated like one large plan. The end result for you is a 401(k) plan with competitive investments, outstanding service and someone else doing a majority of the plan maintenance legwork.
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