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CONSTRUCTOR CONFERENCE

PHILADELPHIA  |  NOVEMBER 7-10 2019

LET'S BUILD

A BETTER YOU.

ABOUT

The AIC Constructor Conference is an event for construction management professionals and general contractors who seek to advance their career and knowledge.

The Constructor Conference has over 12 hours of Continuing Professional Development via breakout seminars, workshops, and keynote sessions.  In addition, the Conference features the nationally recognized Collegiate Ethics Competition.  This year, John Brown University, Texas A&M and University of Houston battle in the Finals.

 

Whatever your role in construction is, the Constructor Conference is for you.  Learn from industry experts, grow your professional network and engage with like-minded professionals who seek to become better construction professionals.

 
 

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM          Constructor Certification Commission Meeting - Homer Room

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM           AC & CPC Welcome Breakfast - Whistler Ballroom

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM          Collegiate Ethics Competition - Wyeth Gallery C

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM        Keynote Address - Wyeth Gallery C

Contract Administration – Dispute Avoidance

Noreen Hollywood, FCIOB, MSc Construction Project Management, BSc (Hons) Building Surveying, CIOB Board of Trustees 

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM       Coffee Break in Exhibit Area - Foyer

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM      Constructor Paper Session (#1) - Wyeth Gallery A

C3 - Construction Career Collaborative

Chuck Gremillion, Executive Director of Construction Career Collaborative (C3)

                                        

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM      Constructor Paper Session (#2) - Wyeth Gallery B

Relationship Conflict and its effect on performance and productivity

James Vaux, CPC, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Kearney

Project Management Technology Systems: choosing the right tool for your program

Scott Cuthbertson, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM        Lunch/Exhibits Open - Whistler Ballroom

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM        Corporate Member Lunch (Invite Only) - Homer Room

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM         Constructor Paper Sessions (#3) - Wyeth Gallery A

                                       Targeted Project Acquisitions

                                       Wayne O'Neill, CEO, Reset To Grow

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM         Constructor Paper Sessions (#4) - Wyeth Gallery B

7 Keys to a Successful Equitable Adjustment Recovery

Jeff Kozek, Principal, Resolution Management Consultants

Saving $100K: How to prevent consequences from Underground Utility Conflicts 

Mike Adler, Director of Virtual Construction, Pepper Construction Company

Dave Murphy, Pepper Construction Company

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM           Coffee Break in Exhibit Area - Foyer

2:45 PM - 4:45 PM          Certification Forum - Wyeth Gallery C

Steve Nellis, President, American Council for Construction Education

Gregg Bradshaw, CPC, Joe D. Hall General Contractors, LLC

Roger Liska, FAIC, CPC, FCIOB, PE Ed

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM           AIC Awards Dinner and Ceremony - Whistler Ballroom

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM          Networking Continental Breakfast - Foyer

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM          Fellows Breakfast (Invite Only) - Offsite

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM        Keynote Address - Wyeth Gallery C

Creating a Culture of Predictable Outcomes 

Barbara White Bryson, FAIA, Associate Dean of Research/Director Drachman Institute at College of Architecture Planning and Landscape Architecture UA

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM       Coffee Break - Foyer

10:30 AM- 11:30 AM       Leadership Development  - Wyeth Gallery C

Noreen Hollywood, FCIOB, MSc Construction Project Management, BSc (Hons) Building Surveying, CIOB Board of Trustees 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM      Constructor Paper Sessions (#5) - Wyeth Gallery A

Design-Build Risk Management-From the Design-Builder's Perspective

Mark Hall, CPC, President, Hall Construction Co., Inc.

Exceptional Leadership: Keys to Peak Performance

Jessica Houston, Lead Consultant, Expecting Victory

                                         

11:30 AM- 12:30 PM       Constructor Paper Sessions (#6) - Wyeth Gallery B

Collaborative Innovation Network of Multiple Stakeholders for Construction Industrialization

Seonghoon Kim, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering & Construction Management, Georgia Southern University

Best Practices for On-Site Construction Internships

Allen Crowley, FAIC, Senior Project Manager, JE Dunn Construction Co.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM        Lunch on Own/Exhibits Open

1:30 PM -  2:30 PM         Constructor Paper Sessions (#7) - Wyeth Gallery A

Risk Doesn't Have to Be a Four Letter Word - Risk Mitigation Through Planning & Scheduling

Lana Coble, Ed.D, CPC, Project Executive, Tellepsen

                                         

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM          Constructor Paper Sessions (#8) - Wyeth Gallery B

The use of Drones for Project Inspections

Corey Zussman, Director of Quality Management, Pepper Construction Company

Spec & Drawing Tips for Better Buildings aka Critical Items Missing From the Project Documents Which Affect Construction

Corey Zussman, Director of Quality Management, Pepper Construction Company

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM           Constructor Paper Sessions (#9) - Wyeth Gallery A

How to Develop a Meaningful Internship Program for both the Employer and Prospective Employee

Kendall Pouland & Hernan Guerra, Texas A&M University

                                          

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM          Constructor Paper Sessions (#10) - Wyeth Gallery B

AVB Considerations with Prefab Construction

Corey Zussman, Director of Quality Management, Pepper Construction Company

SPEAKERS

Noreen Hollywood

Bio >

FCIOB, MSc Construction Project Management, BSc (Hons) Building Surveying, CIOB Board of Trustees

Barbara White Bryson

Bio >

Managing Principal for Strategic Futures,

DI Strategic Advisors

Associate Dean for Research and Director

Drachman Institute,

College of Architecture Planning and Landscape Architecture, University of Arizona

 
 
 

HOTEL

SONESTA PHILADELPHIA

RITTENHOUSE SQUARE

1800 Market Street Philadelphia PA 19103

Joining us for the meeting?  We secured some great rooms at a discounted rate for our attendees at the Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square hotel. This discounted rate will be offered until Tuesday, October 15th or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Single/Double Rate: $189/night++

Triple Rate: $199/night++

Quad Rate: $209/night++

QUESTIONS
AIC HEADQUARTERS

For any meeting inquiries, please email eoleary@talley.com

19 Mantua Road

Mount Royal, NJ 08061

 

info@professionalconstructor.org

Tel: 703-683-4999

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