IT Forum Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

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The AGC IT Forum Conference, now celebrating its 10th anniversary on August 15-17, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois, is recognized as the preeminent Information Technology conference for mid-to high level professionals the construction industry.

This year’s conference is designed to provide organizations of all sizes the tools they need to innovate in the three Pillars of construction Information Technology: Security, Strategy, and Infrastructure. Presented by our team of IT guru speakers from the industry’s most successful construction companies such as: Skanska, Clark, McCarthy, Mortenson and Gilbane, these proven keystones drive industry-wide success, furthering a company’s business opportunities, operational efficiency, and resources critical for growth.

This year's event features two outstanding keynote speakers. Stacy Sopano, VP of innovation for Skanska, will kick off the conference on Thursday morning, and Andrew McIntyre, VP of IT for the Chicago Cubs, will deliver the keynote address on Friday morning.

The theme this year is Pillars of Construction - Powers of the Past - Force of the Future. Attendees can expect to leave the conference with practical takeaways that can be immediately implemented to make a positive impact on a company’s bottom-line. Sessions include:
  • Innovation: A Core Competency for Construction
  • From Hollywood to Hero: A Live Innovation Demo
  • I’ve Been Hacked, What Now?
  • Epic Failures/Lessons Learned – an Open Mic Session
  • Lean in BIM/VDC: Strategy and Software Selection for Better Budgets
  • Celebrity Keynote Presentations
  • And Break-out Sessions catering to businesses of all sizes
This year’s conference will be held at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Located right off the Chicago River and two blocks from Lake Michigan, the Sheraton Grand Chicago will give attendees access to the best shopping and sightseeing in the heart of the Windy City. Group reservation rates are available for a limited time.

If you are a construction IT professional, CIO, VP of IT, IT Manager, IT Director, or simply passionate about construction IT, we invite you to join us for this industry defining event.

To learn more about the AGC IT Forum conference, visit us online at Or follow us on Twitter @AGCIT for updates as they occur. Register before July 6 to save $100 on your registration fee.

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