The  IT Forum Conference provides participants an opportunity to network, share information, solve problems, keep up-to-date with the latest IT developments relating to the construction industry and to discuss and share best practices on some of the most pressing IT challenges. The 8th Annual IT Forum Conference, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 4 and Friday, Aug. 5, in Chicago, Illinois will include feature topics such as Cybersecurity, Maximize Performance for People and Projects, IoT, TechTalks, IT Budgeting, Project Management, Document Management and Collaboration, Connectivity and IoT, Affordable Solutions, Mobile Apps in Construction, Tech Demos, and much more.
New this year is a Welcome Reception, scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.  at the Raddison Blu.
And don't forget to use the conference Twitter hashtag, before, during and after: #seeITConf. 

"I invite you to join us at our 8th Annual IT Forum Conference. Featuring great networking, high audience participation at technology sessions offering best practices for our industry and outstanding speakers. This year’s event is a joint venture with Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering. We are very excited to welcome Northwestern and look forward to their stimulating and informative sessions. Join your peers at this sought after IT event as we discuss technology through our theme of "SeeIT, LearnIT, BuildIT". I look forward to meeting all of you.. "
Howie Piersma
Chairman, IT Forum Steering Committee
Vice President, Pepper Construction

Please visit the AGC IT Forum Conference page for more information.

This year's IT Forum Conference is being held at the Raddison Aqua Blu Hotel, Chicago. Make your reservations today!

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The 8th annual AGC IT Conference will be a joint venture featuring two MS programs from the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. AGC’s IT Steering Committee is very excited to include Northwestern in this year’s conference on August 4 & 5 in downtown Chicago at the Radisson Blu hotel.
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