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Big Plans in the

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The 99th Annual AGC Convention

Celebrating 100 Years of Construction February 26-28, 2018 | New Orleans, LA
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Street, beignets and jazz music. All that
and more will be waiting for you when
AGC kicks off its centennial celebration at
its annual convention, Feb. 26-28 in New
Orleans. The association has big plans for
members in the Big Easy and a great lineup
of speakers.

ISAAC LIDSKY
FEBRUARY 26, 2018
CONVENTION OPENING SESSION
Isaac Lidsky graduated from Harvard at
19 with an honors degree in mathematics and computer science. He then graduated from Harvard Law School magna
cum laude. As a U.S. Justice Department
lawyer, Lidsky argued more than a dozen
appeals in federal court on behalf of the
United States and never lost a case. He
founded a nonprofit organization to fund
the development of treatments for blinding diseases and within five years grew
it to a dozen cities nationwide and more
than $5 million. He is regularly asked by
the media to provide his commentary on
the construction industry, leadership and/

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or entrepreneurship. Invariably, his story
shines through his commentary, and with
his story, great inspiration.

NEIL JACOBSTEIN
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
BUILD AMERICA AWARDS
KEYNOTE
Neil Jacobstein is the chair of AI and
Robotics at Singularity University at the
NASA Research Park in Mountain View,
California. He is a former president of the
now nine-year-old university, which has
a mission of educating leaders about the
technical, business and ethical implications
of exponential technologies that double in
price performance every 18 to 24 months.
He is a distinguished visiting scholar at
Stanford University's MediaX Program,
where he conducts research on augmented
decision environments. Neil has 25 years
of AI system building and technical R&D
consulting experience with a long list of
industrial and government customers.

LT. GENERAL RUSSEL HONORÉ
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
EXCELLENCE AWARDS KEYNOTE
Lt. General Russel L. Honoré helps
organizations develop a culture of preparedness and problem solving with

strategies for transforming individuals into
take-charge leaders. As the commander
of Joint Task Force Katrina, he became
known as the "Category 5 General" for his
striking leadership style in coordinating
military relief efforts in post-hurricane
New Orleans. A decorated 37-year army
veteran and global authority on leadership and emergency preparedness, Gen.
Honoré now shares his no-nonsense
approach to getting the job done by showing organizations how to successfully lead
and execute a mission.

PHIL DOWNER
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
CONTRACTORS PRAYER
BREAKFAST
Phil Downer serves as president of
Discipleship Network of America (DNA). DNA
is a nationwide network of people committed to following Christ's life of winning and
discipling others to become disciple makers. The spiritual reproductive ministry of
DNA flows out of the lives of people focused
on Christ in their work, marriage, family,
neighborhood and church.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - November/December 2017

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
CEO’s Letter
Big Plans in the Big Easy
The Workforce Shortage Report
Simonson Says
Sundt Partnering With Central Arizona College to Address Skilled Worker Shortage in Arizona
Strategic Scaffolding
Inside AGC
Versatility: The Name of the Concrete Game
Construction Corner
Green Is the New Black
Technology Toolbox
A Diamond in the Rough
Harnessing Expensive Insurance Claims With Big Data
2017 Software Services Guide – a Special Advertising Section
Index to Advertisers
Constructor - November/December 2017 - intro
Constructor - November/December 2017 - cover1
Constructor - November/December 2017 - cover2
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 3
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 4
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 5
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 6
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Editor’s Note
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 8
Constructor - November/December 2017 - President’s Message
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 10
Constructor - November/December 2017 - CEO’s Letter
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 12
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Big Plans in the Big Easy
Constructor - November/December 2017 - The Workforce Shortage Report
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Simonson Says
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 16
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Sundt Partnering With Central Arizona College to Address Skilled Worker Shortage in Arizona
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Strategic Scaffolding
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 19
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 20
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 21
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 22
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 23
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 24
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Inside AGC
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Versatility: The Name of the Concrete Game
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 27
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 28
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 29
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 30
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Construction Corner
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Green Is the New Black
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 33
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 34
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 35
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 36
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 37
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 38
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Technology Toolbox
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 40
Constructor - November/December 2017 - A Diamond in the Rough
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 42
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 43
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 44
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Harnessing Expensive Insurance Claims With Big Data
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 46
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 47
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 48
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 2017 Software Services Guide – a Special Advertising Section
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 50
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 51
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 52
Constructor - November/December 2017 - 53
Constructor - November/December 2017 - Index to Advertisers
Constructor - November/December 2017 - cover3
Constructor - November/December 2017 - cover4
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