Design & Construction Technology Conference, October 22, 2021
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Missouri
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), St. Louis, MO
* Proposal Call accepting presentation submissions from 04/01/2021 to 06/30/2021.
The AGC of Missouri (AGCMO) is announcing the Call for Proposals for its 9th Annual Design & Construction Technology Conference (DCTC) to be held in partnership with St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLC3) on Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC).
The AGCMO DCTC is a one-day, multi-track conference for A/E/C/O professionals focused on leveraging innovative design & construction technology solutions that address current and emerging issues in the industry. This conference offers networking, hands-on learning, and engagement opportunities to help break down traditional industry barriers through inspiring collaboration to improve industry performance.
Conference Theme – ‘Project Lifecycle’
The DCTC will focus on the value technology brings to the overall ‘Project Lifecycle’ of building design and construction.
Successful proposals will be industry educational in nature and targeted to a 45 minute session (max) with 15 minutes of Q&A.
Session formats will include: Panel Discussion, Case Study Presentation, Round Table Discussion, Lecture, and Hands-On Labs.
Four focus areas will guide attendees through the various stages of project delivery, along with hands-on instructional labs for in-depth process and tool focus.
Session proposals in the following formats should be prepared to deliver presentations both in-person and virtually, depending on circumstances: Panel Discussion, Case Study Presentation, Round Table Discussion, Lecture.
Conference attendees will hear from industry practitioners on how the building community is currently leveraging technology to drive value-added outcomes throughout a project’s lifecycle. Presentations will also speak to the current cultural shifts occurring from traditional workflows and practices, as our industry pushes forward with collaborative project delivery strategies in mind.
Below are some examples of current topics within the conference focus areas:
Planning & Design -- Collaboration, Design Integration, BIM Execution, Design Validation
Precon & Construct -- Case Studies, AR/VR, UAVs/Drones, Reality Capture
Handover & Operate -- BIM to FM, Big Data, Model Handover, BIM Standards
Strategy -- Adoption, Diversity & Inclusion, Trends, Research
Instructional Lab -- Navisworks, Civil 3D, Dynamo, Revit, Sketch Up
All selected presentations will be submitted for AIA (American Institute of Architects) LU credit. Self-certify credentials such as CM-BIM, CEU, and PDH/PDU (forms will be provided) will be available for conference sessions, as well.
Date: Friday, October 22, 2021; 7:30AM-4:30PM
Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), St. Louis, MO
Sarah Wright, AGC of Missouri
Workforce Development Program Manager
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