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2019 IT FORUM CONFERENCE NEWS
 
   
This year's IT Forum Conference will take place in Chicago, Illinois, August 7-9, 2019. If you haven't had the opportunity to previously attend and want to know what you've been missing, take a look at last year's agenda and presentations. This year's conference is slated to be another rousing success. Please mark your calendars and plan to meet us in Chicago. More details to follow.
 
Procore
Corecon Technologies
TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY
 
   
Technology is rapidly changing the game in the construction industry, and the firms who are paying attention and embracing the change will be the ones who win. 
By JP WERLIN
PIPELINEDEALS CRM
 
 
   
Historically, the construction industry has been labeled as resistant to change. Relative to other sectors, many have argued that the acceptance of technology and innovation into the construction workflow has been notably slower. But rarely is the rationale behind that concept explored.
BY RON SINOPOLI, MCHUGH CONSTRUCTION
 
TECHNOLOGY TIDBITS
 
   
MIT engineers are working on new material that can repair itself using carbon dioxide. If successful, construction applications could translate to huge savings for contractors (time and money), not to mention benefit the environment.
SOURCE: JOBSITE.PROCORE.COM
 
CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SPOTLIGHT
 
   
Capturing precision photos and data by a drone can improve productivity and safety and create a permanent record about the job’s progress.
BY DEBRA WOOD
 
NewForma
UPCOMING EVENTS

WebEd: Making Lean Construction Principles a Habit with Scrum
2 to 3 p.m.

March 26, 2019
WebEd: Construction Technology and Business Development: How Technology Can Improve Your Pre-construction Process and Help You Win Work
2 to 3 p.m.
 
April 1-4, 2019
100th Annual AGC Convention
Denver, Colorado
 
ASSOCIATION NEWS
 
   
April 1-4, 2019
Denver, Colorado
For more than 100 years, the AGC Annual Convention has been THE event successful contractors around the country count on for practical knowledge and industry leading information to guide business decisions, improve operations and shape the industry. Join more than 150 exhibitors and 2,500 attendees from across the construction industry for the 2019 AGC Equipment, Technology & Construction Solutions Expo being held in conjunction with the convention. The Expo includes more than nine hours of time for attendees and will feature a number of daily activities.
 
 
   
AGC has compiled data on the role of the construction in the economy and employment in the United States, each state and major metro areas.
 
 

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