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UPCOMING EVENTS July 10, 2013 - July 12, 2013 Oct 15, 2013 - Oct 19, 2013 AGC SAFETY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE DENVER, COLORADO 2013 AGC BUILDING CONTRACTORS CONFERENCE COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO Construction safety and health is vital for the success of the industry. Join more than 150 industry professionals and participate in the development of regulatory and legislative activity on both national and local levels, assist in the development and creation of new safety training programs and products and hear the latest initiatives from OSHA and other industry experts. LOCATION The Curtis Hotel 1405 Curtis St. Denver, CO 80202 August 14, 2013 - Aug 15, 2013 2013 IT FORUM CONFERENCE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Please join us in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency Hotel for the 5th annual AGC IT Forum Conference where great peer-topeer collaboration and networking are central! This year our theme is Strong IT Knowledge Driving Excellent Business Decisions. The 2013 AGC Building Contractors Conference brings together high-level leaders in the building construction industry to share, learn and discuss the issues that are essential to them and their business. This year’s theme is “Increasing Your Firm’s Productivity Through Industry Innovations.” What steps is your firm taking toward increased productivity? Are you paying more attention to business development? Have you invested in new technology in the office and in the field? Is your company beginning to look at how lean processes can impact safety? Do you have experience with prefabrication and modularization or are you thinking about expanding into these areas? These are just a few of the questions that will be addressed at this year’s AGC Building Contractors Conference. General sessions include: • Winning More for Less • Immigration Reform • Increasing Productivity Through Technology with ROI in Mind • Increased Field Productivity Through Lean Safety Programs • The Impact of Lean and IPD on Prefabrication and Modularization With this theme in mind, we’re working on an agenda full of the things that will increase your IT knowledge and help you to make those excellent business decisions. The Conference will also address the important and complex issues surrounding Immigration Reform and the current and potential impacts on your business. • Peer-to-peer collaboration — the hallmark of our The sessions on October 18 are led by the AGC Public/Private Industry Advisory Council (PIAC) and are open to all Conference attendees. The PIAC provides a direct line of communication between private and public owners and AGC of America. Several discussion topics are currently under development and will allow for substantial dialogue between contractors and other stakeholders in the industry and project owners involved in facility design and construction. • • • • conference. Whether it is sharing knowledge during one of the sessions, in networking during the reception or meeting up with a familiar face from a prior conference, we think that the connections you make will be a valuable takeaway. Insightful sessions on: • Cyber Security • Disaster Recovery/ Business Continuity (DR/BC) • Affordable Technology Solutions • Wireless Technology • Technology Trends • and much more... The popular “Rapid Fire Demos” will return this year with a host of new demonstrations and discussions on software and IT products in the quick 10-minute demo format. Meet colleagues at the networking reception. Cutting-edge technology vendors in the Conference’s Sponsor Pavilion. WHO SHOULD ATTEND • • • • • • • • Directors of IT IT Managers Network Administrators Network Managers Chief Information Officers Chief Executive Officers Chief Technology Officers Any professional interested in learning more about IT in the construction industry. LOCATION Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 East Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 565-1234 http://chicagoregency.hyatt.com 102 constructor | JU LY/ AU G U ST 2013 The Conference is focused on sharing best practices, learning from each other’s experiences, exploring challenges and solutions, and encouraging an open dialogue. There are also numerous networking opportunities. Senior-level building contractors, large project owners and other key industry stakeholders will gather at the breakfasts, luncheons, networking breaks, evening receptions and golf tournament featured throughout the Conference. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Building construction contractors, construction project owners, design professionals, attorneys, suppliers - anyone interested in industry best practices and networking. http://chicagoregency.hyatt.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - July/August 2013

Editor's Note
President's Message
CEO's Letter
Hire Power
Innovative Ideas Modernize 78-Year-Old Bridge
DeConstructing Social Media
Business Fraud
Challenge Accepted
Stand-Out Safety Program Earns Opp Construction Grand Award
2013 AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award Winners
2013 Liberty Mutual Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Awards
Money Isn't Everything
AGC in Action
Wall of Wind
Weathering the Storm
Green, Safe and Fast
Leading the Way
Summing it Up
Tall Orders
Going Interstate? Go NASCLA.
Do the Math
Technology Toolbox
Technology Toolbox
Bond-Readiness Program
Legislative and Regulatory News
Book Review
Upcoming Events
2013 Regional Resource Guide
Member and Chapter News
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

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