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The Design-Build Conference Calls for Presentations

Matt Ball on June 15, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate, Design/Engineering
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is seeking presentation proposals for the 2015 Design-Build Conference & Expo, which will take place November 2-4 in Denver, Colorado. The Design-Build Conference & Expo attracts nearly 2,000 industry professionals spanning the entire A/E/C community, including owners both new to and experienced in Design-Build Done Right™. Although there is no restriction on topics to be submitted, the following areas are of particular interest:
  • Public-Private Partnerships and Design-Build
  • Evaluating Procurement Methodologies
  • Managing Design in Design-Build
  • Design Excellence Strategies and Techniques
  • Innovative Financing Options
  • Limited Scope Projects
  • Early Engagement of the Team (designer, specialty trades, owner, etc.)
  • Contracting Structures/Approaches
  • Writing the RFQ/RFP
  • Design-Build for Infrastructure
  • Key Decisions in Choosing an Integrated Delivery Model
  • Responding to the RFQ /RFP
  • Incentive Contracting
  • Risk and Opportunities in Contracting, Insurance and Procurement
  • Understanding Performance-Based Requirements
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Energy
  • Research
  • Ethics
  • Integrated Processes that Enhance Design-Build including but not limited to:
    • Building Information Modeling (BIM) Processes
    • Lean Principles
    • Sustainability
  • Selection Criteria and Processes
  • Design-Build and Small Projects (under $10 million)
  • Managing the Integrated Process in Post-Award
  • Delivery Method Risk Management Assessment
  • Scope Definition/Development

All submissions must be completed by June 17, 2015, online at: https://www.designbuildexpo.com/call_for_presentations.cfm

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