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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. This year's conference is slated to be another rousing success. Please mark your calendars and plan to meet us in Chicago. For more details, follow us on Twitter at @AGCIT or visit our website meetings.agc.org/itforum.
 
CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY NEWS
 
   
BY DEBRA WOOD
Technology and innovation hold the potential to make the construction industry more efficient, and building information modeling (BIM) remains at the center of opportunities for virtual design and construction (VDC). The future looks bright.
 
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New Millennium Building Systems
 
   
The construction industry faces a growing workforce shortage and talent gap that could impact productivity and workflow by 2020. Construction is now commonly cited as one of the hardest industries to recruit and retain talent, especially when it comes to finding skilled laborers and project leaders.
BY JANICE CLUSSERATH, HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR,
MCKINSTRY, A MEMBER OF MULTIPLE AGC CHAPTERS
 
TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY
 
   
Seventy-nine percent of firms plan to increase their headcount in 2019, a recent AGC survey indicates. Read more in the March/April issue.
 
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TECHNOLOGY TIDBITS
 
   
With investments in construction technology on the upswing, there's no better time for CFOs to find the right tools to help solve today's many challenges.
SOURCE: CONTRACTOR MAG
 
 
   
Those with experience in the construction game know it comes with ups and down. However, a slow down in the economy doesn't mean investments in construction technology should wane.
 
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ASSOCIATION NEWS
 
   
April 1-4, 2019
Denver, Colorado
There's still time to register for AGC's 2019 Annual Convention! 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. Whether you are focused on the building market, highway and transportation, utility and infrastructure, or the federal space, the AGC Annual Convention provides a showcase into all the ways that AGC can support your business and is working to expand opportunities in the industry. Find your place at the table, get involved and build better.
 
 
   
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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