10 Construction Conferences In 2017

When working in the construction industry, sector updates and education are key. The perfect place to meet, connect with, and learn from different industry professionals is at construction conferences. There are many different options of conferences, summits, and expos in 2017, so finding the right one for you is crucial!

Attending any of these conference creates a unique opportunity for construction professionals to meet face to face with fellow engineers to discuss shared problems and solutions, and to hear from some of the most influential leaders in the industry.

CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCES IN 2017

1.BUILDING INNOVATION CONFERENCE: January 9 – 12, 2017

Construction and Design Industry

The BI conference brings together a team of building professionals that work together and gain insights into the different aspects of high performance and resiliency in the industry. Credit-building educational sessions, idea-sharing networking events, stimulating technology demonstrations, and inspiring award ceremonies will all be included during this Washington DC based conference.

2.NAHB INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS SHOW: January 10 – 12, 2017

Construction and Design Industry  

IBS brings together the industry’s most important global manufacturers and suppliers and showcases the latest products, materials, and technologies involved in all types of buildings including, but not limited to, wood, concrete, stone and brick. Bringing together retailers and industry professionals, the Builders Show provides the opportunity to network and become more educated on new industry developments.

3.CONSTRUCTION CPM CONFERENCE: January 10 – 13, 2017

CPM Industry

A conference with three full days of study and training in CPM, the Critical Path Method of Planning & Scheduling Analysis. Industry professionals will study and discuss the theory and practice of CPM with leading founders,prime movers , and modern practitioners from around the world that will help construction professionals integrate CPM into their work.

4.CI SUMMIT: March 2 – 5, 2017

Overall Construction Industry

This California based conference allows the sharing of new developments and innovative practices in the construction industry. Network with others in the construction industry, earn PDHs, and expand your knowledge base to enhance the success of your projects.

5. STRUCTURES CONGRESS 2017: April 6 – 8, 2017

Civil Engineer Industry

This civil engineering oriented conference helps professionals in the industry find the latest information, innovations, and technologies. They also provide guidance to competitively fine-tune your skills, finding new ways to cut costs, streamline processes, and drive change.

6. AEI CONFERENCE 2017:  April 11 – 13, 2017

Architectural Engineer Industry

This architectural engineering conference offers the opportunity for members of the building construction industry, including structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers as well as construction management professionals and architects to learn about and discuss advanced strategies and state-of-the-art practices of building technology. This conference features presentations on building integration, along with the latest technology in different areas of building design, construction, and maintenance.

7. Offshore Technology Conference:  May 1 – 4, 2017

Oil and Gas Industry

The OTC is a conference in which energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. OTC is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry featuring more than 2,400 exhibitors, and attendees representing 120 countries. This year it will be hosted in Houston Texas.

8. WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL & WATER RESOURCES CONGRESS: May 21 – 25, 2017

Environmental Construction Industry

This conference provides the skills for integration of technical expertise and public policy in the planning, design, construction, and operation of environmentally sound and sustainable infrastructures impacting air, land and water resources. Attending this conference is beneficial for any constructional professional looking to be educated and network with environmental experts.

9. UNCONVENTIONAL RESOURCES TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE: July 24 – 26, 2016

Energy Industry

The URT Conference brings together an entire team to connect on all things unconventional. This Texas based event is one the most vibrant and vital events that every upstream energy professional should attend because of its collaborative platform and innovation exchange which sustains and propels the industry’s ongoing success.

10.NATIONAL ACCELERATED BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE : December 6 – 8, 2017

Bridge Construction Industry

The ABC Conference aims to provide resources to professionals in the industry to reduce the societal costs of bridge construction by reducing the duration of work zones, focusing special attention on preservation, service life, construction costs, education of the profession, and development of a next-generation workforce fully equipped with the proper accelerated bridge construction education.

These different construction conferences and networking events are a great way to meet other construction industry professionals who share your similar concerns and challenges. You can choose to attend one conference or mix and match different expos and summits that cater to your exact construction needs. Through all of these events, you will be able to find different improvements in all fields that feed into your industry.

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