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Register Today for the 2016 AGC IT Forum Conference: SeeIT BuildIT LearnIT powered by HP

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 Wednesday, Aug. 3 throughFriday, Aug. 5, in Chicago, Illinois will include session topics such as IoT and Field Connectivity;Cybersecurity - Securing Your Information Assets; Construction Trends Facing IT;Changing Role of IT;Document Management/Project Collaboration; and Digital Technologies in Construction - Impacts and Trends.
 
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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 brought to you by HP.
 
And don't forget to use the conference Twitter hashtag, before, during and after: #seeITConf. Please visit the AGC IT Forum Conference page for more information.
 

The AGC IT Forum Conference has lined up an impressive list of speakers for the 2016 IT Forum Conference in August.

Brent Darnell, Brent Darnell International, kicks off the event on Thursday, Aug. 6, with his keynote address. Other speaker highlights include Dr. Burcin Kaplanoglu (Lend Lease), ConTechTrio, Christian Burger (Burger Consulting Group), Karen Wuerfl (JF White Contracting Co.), Steve Mulka (SIS Software, LLC), Raynald Morris (W. M. Jordan Co.), Joseph Oleksask (Information Technology Consulting), Marc Kaufman (Hutton Construction) and Ken Julien (Plante and Moran's Consulting Services Group).

Check out the biographies of the extensive list of impressive speakers and the agenda for this do-not-miss event.

 

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

221 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 565-5258
Fax: (312) 565-0258
www.radissonblue/chicago

To make reservations: Click here and use promotion code INFO16.

 
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 3-5 in downtown Chicago at the Radisson Blu hotel. The event kicks off Wednesday night, Aug. 3, with a welcome reception.
 
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