August 15-16-17, 2012
The second annual Northwestern University Symposium on Technology for Design and Construction will be held on August 15, 16, and 17, 2012. Following the overwhelming success and enthusiastic feedback from our 150 plus participants and dozen vendors in our 2011 event, the 2012 Symposium will feature even more timely subjects in the industry and provide more opportunities for networking, knowledge-building, and exposure to cutting edge developments. Included in the program will be such topics as the impact of social media on projects, legal aspects of Integrated Project Delivery, GSA’s approach to facility management, and technology usage in heavy construction. Save the date now for what we plan to be the annual can’t-miss symposium for the design and construction industry!
Objective:This 2012 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
CMAA and AIA continuing education credits will be available.