New Frontiers in Construction Conference 2017

March 02, 2017

Offered by the Department of Construction Management and the Center for Education and Research in Contruction…


New Frontiers in Construction Conference March 15-19

Center for Education and Research in Construction Management
7543 63rd Avenue NE
Building 5, Bay B
Seattle, WA 98115

Since 2011, The University of Washington’s Center for Education and Research in Construction (CERC) housed in the Department of Construction Management has created a venue to highlight research and its relevance for pressing issues facing the Construction industry. Looking deeply at the frontiers in technology and evolving practices, CERC and their partners, demonstrate the application and benefits of applied research for participating organizations. Participants receive timely information that can be put into practice right when they return to the office Monday morning.

* AIA LU/HSW credits

**If you register for the Conference, you get discount codes for the pre conference events.  Or you can register for these events as stand alone events:  

Pre Conference March 15th

BIM Summit (8am – 4:30pm)

Engage in a day-long event to discuss the skills and roles needed to engage with BIM for design, construction, and operations. In addition to international and national BIM experts and professionals, join a panel of recent grads and managers as they discuss what it takes to work in a BIM-enabled construction industry.

Technology Showcase (5pm – 7pm)

DISCOVER THE GAME-CHANGING TECHNOLOGY REDEFINING HOW WE BUILD. Walk onto a jobsite of any major project and you’ll see it for yourself. Smartphones. Drones. A/R wearables, streaming data to cloud-based software, among many other unmissable changes.
In our All Hands On Tech Showcase, we’ll gather leaders from across the built worlds to participate in expert panels, keynotes, and interactive discussions to examine the new technologies transforming the industry.

Post Conference March 17 – 19,

the CERC Sandpoint facility will host the third Seattle AEC Hackaton

Join an amazing community of built environment and tech innovators! The AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Hackathon gives those designing, building, and maintaining our built environment the opportunity to collaborate with cutting edge technologies and its developers and designers. This weekend-long event is part of a global community of innovators that include all elements of the built environment. CERC is happy to once again host this great event at our Sandpoint facility.