Conference Show Daily
Conference Highlights
All events take place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio (2nd Floor) unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, March 9 | 8:30 - 10 a.m.  | Texas Ballroom (4th Floor)

Join your fellow construction professionals at the convention's Opening General Session, sponsored by Marsh, featuring remarks from outgoing AGC President Chuck Greco and special guest speakers Stephanie Cutter and Ed Gillespie. Stephanie and Ed offer audiences an incredibly unique glimpse into what goes on behind-the-scenes in politics. They are their parties' top strategists, and they have been at the center of every major policy and political debate of the last 20 years.


Wednesday, March 9, 2016 | 1 – 5 pm | Mission A
Join FARO Technologies to learn the latest construction applications using 3D laser scanning. During this session, you will see a LIVE demonstration which will demonstrate:
Scanning Through Construction
  • Verifying concrete floor flatness onsite with Cut/Fill reports (Rithm)
  • Verifying construction progress to proposed BIM model (PSR/Rithm)
  • Using point clouds as layers to reveal hidden utilities within architectural models (PSR)
  • Laser scanning for prefabricated paneling (PSB/PSR)
  • As-built to BIM
  • Creating architectural BIM models from point clouds (PSR)
Laser Scanning for Piping and Structural Design
  • As-built piping design for fabrication (PSP)
  • As-built structural modeling (PSP/PSR)
  • Clearance detection between existing equipment and proposed design (Navisworks)

Wednesday, March 9 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Texas Ballroom (4th Floor)

AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson will share his expertise on the economic future of the construction industry, followed by an in-depth legislative and regulatory outlook from AGC's legislative team. Sponsored by iSqFt.


Wednesday, March 9 | 5 - 6 p.m. | 2nd Floor

Join fellow convention attendees and more than 90 exhibitors for Happy Hour. Sponsored by Newforma. 


Wednesday, March 9 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Bowie A-C | Ticket Required

Hosted by the Construction Leadership Council. Sponsored by FCA. 

Egnyte Inc.
eMars, Inc.
MOCA Systems
Computer Guidance Corp
What You Need to Know

Everything you need to know for the 97th AGC Annual Convention can be found on the mobile app, including Schedule of Events, Education Session Descriptions and Handouts, Speaker Bios, Exhibitor and Sponsor Information, Hotel Map, and Attendee Directory. Be sure to download it today! Sponsored by HCSS.

Wednesday, March 9: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 10: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, March 11: 6:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Only registered Convention attendees with name badges that have selected tickets will be allowed into these events. We recommend attendees show up at least 15 minutes prior to the event to secure seating. All events take place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio unless otherwise noted.

Contractors Prayer Breakfast | Wednesday, March 9 | Marriott Riverwalk | Alamo Ballroom | 7 - 8 a.m.

Reception for First-Time Attendees | Wednesday, March 9 | Bowie A-C | 6 - 7 p.m. | Sponsored by FCA

Luncheon for AGC Spouses | Wednesday, March 9 | Marriott Riverwalk | Alamo Ballroom | 12 - 2 p.m.

Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards Breakfast | Thursday, March 10 | Texas Ballroom | 7 - 8:30 a.m.

Alliant Build America Awards Luncheon | Thursday, March 10 | Texas Ballroom | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Celebrate Construction | Thursday, March 10 | Texas Ballroom | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Sponsored by Alliant and Willis Towers Watson

AGC Board of Governors Luncheon | Friday, March 11 | Marriott Riverwalk | Alamo Ballroom | 12 - 2 p.m. | Sponsored by Enterprise Fleet Management

Constructor magazine is holding several Twitter contests throughout the event. #AGC2016 Twitter Contest #1: Tweet a creative convention-related hashtag to @AGCofA and you may be the lucky recipient of a portable music set! The winner will be announced 3/10.
AGC Equipment, Technology & Construction Solutions Expo
Join more than 90 exhibitors at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio to explore the latest products, services and solutions to support your operations. Plus don’t miss all the great networking events taking place in the Expo located on level two of the hotel: 
Take the Bull by the Horns - Sponsored by HCSS
Come try your luck on the HCSS Mechanical Bull. When can you ride?
Wednesday, March 9: 12 - 2 p.m. and 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 10: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 4 - 6 p.m.
Friday, March 11: 8 - 10 a.m.

Wednesday, March 9
Open from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Lunch in the Expo | 12 - 1 p.m. |
Sponsored by NCCER
Networking Break | 2:30 – 3 p.m. | Sponsored by BirdDogHR
Happy Hour | 4 – 5 p.m. | Sponsored by Newforma

Thursday, March 10
Open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Lunch in the Expo | 12 - 1 p.m. | Open to Everyone | Sponsored by BuilderPro
Networking Break | 3 - 3:30 p.m.
Happy Hour | 5 – 6 p.m.Sponsored by FedEx 
Daily Recap
The party has started in San Antonio! Last night in the AGC Technology & Construction Solutions Expo at the Grand Hyatt, AGC of America kicked off its 97th Annual Convention with an impressive Welcome Reception, sponsored by Dodge Data & Analytics. Attendees reconnected with old friends and networked with new ones in a fun and festive environment. A few were even bold enough to give the mechanical bull a spin. It was a great start to what's sure to be a great conference.
Getting Social
Constructor will be at Convention too! Be sure to grab the latest issue and tweet a photo of where you take it throughout the convention hall and resort. Don't forget to use the hashtags #AGC2016 and #ConstructorMag.



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