August 13-14-15, 2014
The third biennial Northwestern University Symposium on Technology for Design and Construction will be held on August 13, 14, and 15, 2014. Following the overwhelming success and enthusiastic feedback from our 350 plus participants and two dozen vendors in our 2011 and 2012 events, the 2014 Symposium will feature even more timely subjects in the industry and provide more opportunities for networking, knowledge-building, and exposure to cutting edge developments.
Objective:This 2014 Symposium on Technology for Design and Construction will assemble design and construction researchers, academics, and practitioners to discuss the present state-of–the-art and the prospects for future advancements in this ﬁeld. The primary focus is to improve project efﬁciency by reducing costs, accelerating delivery, improving quality, minimizing risks, and leveraging resources.
Organizer:Master of Project Management Program
Who should attend:Researchers, Academics, Practitioners, Developers, Vendors IT Professionals, and Students working in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Facilities Management
Why should one attend:Participants will network with leaders in the ﬁeld to enhance their understanding of the current and future role of technology in design, construction, and facilities management.
Venue:All activities will be held in the Thorne Auditorium at the Northwestern University Law School, 375 East Chicago Avenue, in Chicago