Applying Expertise as an Engineering Expert Witness
June 26-27, 2019
Monday, September 24 (8:30am-5:00pm) - Tuesday, September 25 (8:30am-4:00pm), 2018
***Registration for the IT Forum meeting is limited to ACEC member firms and qualified non-member firms in the regular category of membership only.
Registration Is Closed.
Curriculum Track: Communications and Information Technology
Member Organization: National Events
This forum carries 11 PDHs (Professional Development Hours).
Through ACEC's Information Technology (IT) Forum and its accompanying online community, IT professionals are connected to a network of their peers in an informal, roundtable setting. Professionals share best practices, discuss problems and solutions, and gain valuable insights into industry trends.
The IT Forum holds day long workshops structured for networking with peers, in an interactive roundtable format. Facilitators guide participant discussions on emerging trends and problem solving in the workplace.
ACEC National members who participate in the IT Forum will receive access to its online community and continue receiving valuable insight and information through member interaction.
Monday, September 24, 2018
8:00 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:30 am Introductions/Ice Breaker Conversation
Surveys with DATA to jump start the conversation
9:30 am – 10:30am The IT Team: Onboarding, training, managing, developing & empowering your team (and the tools you use to make it happen)
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break, deep breath.
10:45 am - 12:00 noon Breakout sessions
Managing the Cloud/Cloud Strategy: The Impact of hosted services on the future of IT. The Changing Role of IT
Azure Cloud Offerings
12:00 noon - 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 pm Knowledge Management
1:45 pm -2:00pm Break
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Breakout Sessions
The High Performance Workstation: CAD, BIM, GIS, Laser Scanning
Desktop as a Service
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon Break
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm What does your Technology Roadmap look like?
4:15-5:00pm Collaboration & Conferencing: IT and Companywide
5:00 pm Session Ends
5:45 pm – 9:00 pm Networking Event
Cocktails, Dinner and Skyline Mini Golf (10 unique art-designed holes)
Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Bus transportation will be provided
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerging/Disruptive Technology
10:00 am -10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am Breakout Sessions
Security and Compliance: Standards, Trends and Tools
12:00 noon - 12:45pm Lunch
12:45 pm- 1:45 pm Drones Presentation
Robin Petzold, WGI
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm IT Strategic Management – Delivering Value and Controlling the Cost
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Open Discussion
4:00 pm Forum Adjourns
Early Bird thru August 3, 2018
ACEC Members: $495
Standard after August 3, 2018
ACEC Members: $595
The Marquette Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
710 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Overflow Hotel Block
Kimpton: Grand Hotel Minneapolis
615 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
Register for the IT Forum: Click here