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UPCOMING EVENTS July 10, 2012 FALL PROTECTION TRAINING WASHINGTON, DC Each year falls consistently account for the greatest number of fatalities in the construction industry. AGC of America is pleased to offer this one-day training program based on OSHA standards and best practices to answer the need for quality fall protection training within the industry. August 3, 2012 SPANISH FALL PROTECTION TRAINING 2012 HOUSTON, TX Each year, falls consistently account for the greatest number of fatalities in the construction industry.  AGC of America is pleased to offer this one-day training program based on OSHA standards and best practices to answer the need for quality fall protection training within the industry.  July 11, 2012 thru July 13, 2012 AGC SAFETY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE WASHINGTON, DC 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. August 16-17, 2012 2012 AGC IT FORUM CONFERENCE CHICAGO, IL CONFERENCE OVERVIEW AGC’s 2012 IT Forum Conference set this year in Chicago, Ill. is the construction industry’s one-stop shop for the latest on Enterprise Content Management (ECM), tablet computing, affordable IT solutions and much more. Join your fellow construction IT professionals in Chicago to learn the latest techniques that are streamlining operations, increasing efficiencies and growing business. Among the highlights of the meeting will be a powerful keynote by James Benham, of JB Knowledge Technologies, Inc., an IT solutions provider and maker of SmartBidNet, on must-have technology tools, sessions on tablet technologies and ECM solutions, and a reception featuring unmatched networking opportunities for IT professionals in the construction industry. Day two will focus on affordable solutions and how construction firms can operate with high efficiency on a lean budget. Take advantage of this opportunity to stay on top of trends and best practices in the ever-evolving world of IT in construction. Follow the IT Forum and the 2012 Conference on Twitter. Get real time updates and connect with colleagues also going to the conference: https://twitter.com/#!/AGCIT. REGISTRATION FEE: Members: $175.00 Non-Members: $325  ADDITIONAL EVENTS WELCOME RECEPTION Evening social event to interact and discuss with other participants safety and health issues in an informal atmosphere over beverages and snacks. CONGRESSIONAL VISIT Make your elected officials aware of the construction industry’s position on issues of importance. AGC is offering attendees the opportunity to participate in the legislative visits to meet with elected officials on the afternoon of Thursday, July 12.   AGC staff would set up meetings between participants and legislators, provide a legislative briefing during the conference, and accompany members, if they choose, on visits. THIS YEAR’S SESSIONS INCLUDE: Enterprise Content Management (ECM) (Large & Small Company breakout sessions) Tablet technologies (Large & Small Company breakout sessions) Affordable IT solutions (Large & Small Company breakout sessions) Rapid-Fire Technology Demos (Two 10-Minute Rapid-Fire Tech Demos) “Speak Your Mind”- an open discussion on IT topics (Everyone) ANSI   A10 STANDARD COMMITTEE The ANSI Accredited A10 Committee (ASC) is one of the longest existing voluntary national consensus standards committees in the United States. Founded originally in 1944, the A10 ASC writes and interprets voluntary national consensus standards relating to the protection of employees and the public from hazards arising out of, or associated with, construction and demolition operations. The next meeting will be held from 12:30 p.m. until conclusion on Tuesday, July 10 at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) located at 900 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC. For questions regarding the meeting, please contact Raj Vohra at (703) 837-5409 or vohrar@agc.org or Kevin Cannon at (703) 837-5410 or cannonk@agc.org. WHO SHOULD ATTEND • Directors of IT • 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 J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 2 | www.constructormagazine.com 65 https://www.twitter.com/#!/AGCIT http://www.constructormagazine.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor -July/August 2012

Editor's Note
President's Message
CEO's Letter
Shaky System
Safety Matters
2012 Construction Safety Excellence Award Winners
The Big Three
Fall Protection Training
AGC In Action
Finding the Net
Legal Perspective
AGC Cleans Up, Lowers Diesel Emissions
Company Fleets Going Biodiesel
Who Are You? Results of AGC’s Member and Vendor Survey
Transformation - Griffith Converts Brownfield Site into Healthy Park
BIM vs. Communication
Upcoming Events
Legislative and Regulatory News
Member and Chapter News
Smooth Sailing
Technology Toolbox
Q&A What's in Your Truck?
Leading the Way
Regional Resource Guide
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

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