FutureTech 2019 dates

Call for Presentations

ENR FutureTech 2019 Call for Presentations

Deadline: January 25, 2019

ENR invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2019 ENR FutureTech conference taking place June 3-5 in San Francisco. Our mission is to inform and inspire the industry with technology-based innovations that represent the future of design and construction.

Note: Following these guidelines will substantially improve the odds that your presentation will be selected for inclusion in the program.

Who should submit a proposal?

  • Industry practitioners—such as architects, engineers, contractors, fabricators, trades workers and owners—who are ready to showcase their own tested and trialed innovations and inventions which are about to be released to the market.
  • Industry-practitioner, product-development and beta-test partners of software developers or inventors who are about bring new technologies to the market that have been robustly trialed and tested on real projects
  • And anyone else who can show us the future of construction with demonstrations of truly innovative tools or technology.
  • And anyone else who can show us the future of construction with demonstrations of truly innovative tools or technology.

Vendors: Please contact our sales reps to discuss sponsorship opportunities, but if you are about to introduce a new technology, we strongly encourage you to enlist your most enthusiastic, tech-savvy, early-adopting, construction industry product development partner to submit a proposal to present about their experiences testing and employing your invention.

What type of proposals we’re seeking?

  • New Technologies or Technology-based Processes: We are looking for things that are truly new, have been significantly tested on real projects, and have the potential to change the future of the industry.
  • Innovative New Uses of Existing Technologies: We also are interested in seeing creative new uses of existing technologies to achieve unprecedented results that are repeatable by others and scalable to achieve great things.

By submitting an abstract your proposal will be considered for inclusion on the agenda in any of the following formats, at the planning committee’s discretion: Keynote presentation, Panel Discussion (2-3 panelists) or Live Demonstration.

Additional notes:

  • Technologies should be reasonably available to the industry now, or very soon, (and not in initial development stage or available only to the presenter’s company.)
  • A person or firm may submit multiple proposals. Proposals from teams and technology demonstrations also are welcome.
  • Length and formats of presentations selected for the 2019 program will be determined by ENR and coordinated with the presenters.
  • Proposals will be evaluated by ENR based on innovation, transformative potential and WOW factor, so show us your best!
  • Selected speakers are responsible for their own travel and hotel expenses.
  • Selected speakers receive (1) free conference registration ($595 value)

All presentation proposals MUST be submitted online. E-mailed proposals will not be accepted.  
Submission deadline: January 25, 2019

Submit Proposal

Questions on your proposal?  Contact Tom Sawyer, Deputy Editor, ENR at sawyert@enr.com