Conference to Examine Innovative Technologies and their Implementation in Commercial Construction

Houston's commercial construction industry will come together at the Solutions Thru Technology Conference to discuss innovative technologies, issues related to their implementation and best practices.

HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2016 — (PRNewswire) — Featuring educational sessions and exhibitors, the conference will be held September 22, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Houston/Galleria, 2626 Sage Road, Houston, Texas, 77056 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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"This conference is designed by Houston contractors (not tech companies) to provide real and valuable information to all members of the A/E/C construction teams," said conference Chair Kendall Pouland, Director of Professional Development, Tellepsen. "We intentionally selected educational topics that would benefit companies in their business today. The half-day conference is local and convenient and provides an affordable opportunity to really understand what is available in the world of construction technology."

AGC Houston will kick off the conference with keynote speaker Scott Dadich, Editor-In-Chief of WIRED. Dadich previously served as creative director from 2006 to 2010, a tenure during which he led the magazine to an unprecedented three consecutive National Magazine Awards in Design. Prior to joining Condé Nast, he was creative director of Texas Monthly and graduated from Texas Tech University. Dadich will provide insight to the future of technology, real-world applications, how they will apply to construction and touch upon artificial intelligence and the rise of augmented realities. 

Technology is changing the way in which the construction sector is shaping the design and building process. Professionals from Assemble Systems, Axoscape, Divergys, Gilbane Building Companies, Joslin Construction, Linbeck Group, LLC, PlanGrid, Procore Technologies, Inc., Rogers-O'Brien Construction, Sanveo, Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc., J. Stone Construction, and Tellepsen will present valuable real case studies, focusing on technological applications and solutions.

Conference Topics will include:

  • Mobile Technology 
  • The Lifecycle of Building Models - Preconstruction
  • Challenges of Implementing Technology
  • The Lifecycle of Building Models - Construction
  • Security And Collaborative Data Exchange
  • The Future Of Technology

Over the past decade, the commercial construction industry has undergone profound changes in adapting and incorporating technology. Advances in reality capture technologies such as robotics, wearable computing, and the ever-increasing use of smart phones and tablets as well as the applications of drones on jobsites have helped to revolutionize construction. Accelerating the pace of change are the wealth of software in the industry such as 3D printing, cloud computing,  and the use of digital models like Building Information Modeling (BIM).

Solutions Thru Technology Conference will answer many questions construction professionals have about technology adoption and implementations - along with the investments needed to reshape their organization's direction.

AGC Houston is a local construction trade association that represents and provides services to commercial building general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers and service firms. Founded in 1923, Houston AGC is one of 96 chapters nationwide and represents more than 1,000 local members and industry partners.

Catherine Bezman  Email Contact (713) 843-3700


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