Conference Attendees Enjoy Six Tracks of Education Sessions and Reception at AEC BuildTech

Published: May 1, 2019

Categories: Industry Shows

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The 1st Annual AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo kicked off on Tuesday with conference sessions and a Welcome Reception on the Show Floor. The event is taking place through Thursday, May 2 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The Conference Sessions begin at 8:00 am on Wednesday and Thursday.

To access the conference program visit https://www.aecbuildtech.com/agenda. Below are highlights from the opening day, and the schedule of the events for the next two days.

During the Roofing Track an expert panel of speakers who have implemented new technological trends discussed the impact those trends have had on their businesses. Panelists seated from left to right are Ken Kelly, Kelly Roofing; Steve Little, KPOST Roofing; Michelle Boykin, Rackley Roofing; Josey Parks, J Wales Enterprises; and Gregg Wallick, Best Roofing. The session was moderated by Art Aisner, Editor of BNP Media's Roofing Contractor Magazine.

The AEC BuildTech Exhibit Hall features the latest products and services from over 115 vendors showcasing plumbing, HVACR/mechanical systems, flooring, building envelope, roofing and general contracting products and services for architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, owners and others. The Exhibit Hall will be open today from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm.

Wednesday, May 1st

  • Breakout Sessions: Plumbing, Roofing, HVAC / Mechanical Systems, Building Envelope, Flooring, General Contracting Tracks - 8:00 - 9:00am
  • Keynote Presentation: Key Trends Transforming The Global Construction Industry - Steve Jones, Senior Director of Industry Insights Research, Dodge Data & Analytics - 9:15 - 10:30am
  • Exhibit Hall Open - Lunch Served on Exhibit Hall Floor - 10:30am - 2:30pm
  • Exhibitor Learning Theater Presentations: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Breakout Sessions: Plumbing, Roofing, HVAC / Mechanical Systems, Building Envelope, Flooring, General Contracting Tracks offered to attend. 2:30 - 5:00pm
  • Networking Reception: 5:00 - 7:00pm

Thursday, May 2nd

  • Breakout Sessions: Plumbing, Roofing, HVAC / Mechanical Systems, Building Envelope, Flooring, General Contracting Tracks - 8:00 - 9:00am
  • Keynote Presentation: Vertical Cities of the Future: What is Truly Sustainable? Dr. Antony Wood, Chief Executive Officer Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat - 9:15 - 10:30am
  • Exhibit Hall Open - Lunch Served on Exhibit Hall Floor - 10:30am - 2:30pm
  • Exhibitor Learning Theater Presentations - 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Breakout Sessions: Plumbing, Roofing, HVAC / Mechanical Systems, Building Envelope, Flooring, General Contracting Tracks offered to attend - 2:30 - 5:00 pm.

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