The 2016 CMAA National Conference and Tradeshow is just days away, with the event running October 9-11 in San Diego, California. The CMAA conference gives construction management professionals a unique opportunity to connect with peers in the industry and learn more about the technologies and practices that are transforming the sector. Key things you should keep in mind when getting ready for this year’s CMAA conference are:
Stay on Top of Latest Trends
The CMAA conference is focused on the cutting edge of the construction management sector. Goals include increasing knowledge of CM Standards of Practice, looking at best practices in action through case studies that put recent trends and technologies in the spotlight and exploring emerging strategies aimed at improving operational efficiency. Some key topics include:
– Bridging the Construction Industry Employment Gap
– Unleashing Virtual Design and Construction
– Developing Trends in Construction Claims and Disputes
– Net Zero Energy: The “Buzz Words” and the Future
– BIM Built, Actually Using Models to Build:
– Culture First: Creating and Sustaining a Safe Workplace
– Middle Harbor: Changing CM Staffing Considerations Based on Changing Program Factors
Build for the Future
Educational opportunities focus on making immediate inroads that position construction management professionals for the future. The CMAA conference is taking this to another level through a dedicated Rising CM Conference that will begin October 8 and run through the start of the main event October 9, creating a key opportunity for up-and-comers in the industry to receive unique training and networking opportunities to prepare them – and your organization – for the future.
Continuing education is critical in the AEC sector, and opportunities like CMAA can combine with ongoing training initiatives to round out your professional development plans and ensure staff is always prepared to stay ahead of industry trends and maintain key certifications. To talk more about construction training topics, including Project Management, Professional Development, Safety, Risk Mitigation and Emerging Technologies, visit the RedVector team at #CMAA16!
CMAA, RedVector Booth #303 | October 9 – 11, 2016 | San Diego, California