3-4 American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) Regional Conference Westin Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego. The theme of ASCC's regional conference is "The Importance of Communication in the Design and Construction Process." For more information, visit http://www.forconstructionpros.com/event/10886624/ascc-regional-conference.
5-7 Third Annual Conference of Women Building California and the Nation Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, Calif. The largest U.S. conference for women in or considering a career in the construction trades will feature more than 30 workshops on networking, skill building, organizing and leadership development. Union leaders, apprentice coordinators, contractors, politicians and tradeswomen themselves will lead the sessions. Speakers include Liz Schuler, the AFL-CIO's first woman secretary-treasurer. The National Task Force on Tradeswomen's Issues will sponsor a policy forum on April 7. For more information, please visit www.sbctc.org.
14-18 The American Concrete Institute's Spring 2013 Convention Hilton and Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis. Following its "Responsibility in Concrete Construction" theme, this event will offer opportunities to participate in the development of industry codes and standards, network with leading concrete professionals and learn about the latest in concrete technology. Continuing education requirements also will be available. For more information, please visit www.concrete.org/Convention/Spring-Convention/Front.asp.
18 ENR's 48th Annual Award of Excellence Marriott Marquis, New York City. This very special construction-industry event will honor ENR's Top Newsmakers and this year's Award of Excellence winner. The event also provides an opportunity to network with more than 1,000 construction leaders over dinner. For more information, please visit www.construction.com/events/2013/AOE.
21-24 American Council of Engineering Companies Annual Convention and Legislative Summit Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, D.C. The convention will include a conference on federal markets; a large-firm, small-firm teaming fair; a briefing on congressional issues; a panel on the future of quality-based selection and the annual engineering excellence awards gala. For more information, please visit www.acec.org/conferences/annual-13/.
23 2013 The American General Contractors' (AGC) Federal Contractors Conference & Infrastructure Fly-In The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C. This is the only national event at which AGC contractors and federal-agency staff can meet to review federal construction contracting issues, facilitating an open dialogue in a collaborative forum. Top agency decision-makers with large construction programs will be in attendance. For more information, please visit www.agc.org/cs/events/2013_federal_contractors_conference.
24 BIMForum: The Human Side of BIM Hilton and Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis. This conference will investigate how the successful use of BIM is due to, as the title of the main presentation suggests, "90% Sociology." For more information, please visit http://bimforum.org/events/65/miami-bimforum/.