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Single-Day Event offers reliable construction project leads.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 30, 2012 - FEDCon® – The Annual Market Outlook on Federal Construction will take place January 9, 2013 at in Washington, D.C. and provide attendees with authoritative, up-to-date information on future federal construction projects. Officials from federal agencies will present construction budgets for current and future years, discuss types of buildings to be designed, offer regional and international construction information, as well as detail direction of their design/construction programs.

Original Press Release

Get Reliable Leads on Construction Projects from the World's Largest Facility Owner

Press release date: Nov 29, 2012

Register today to attend FEDCon® – The Annual Market Outlook on Federal Construction, scheduled for January 9, 2013, and get the inside scoop on federal construction projects directly from the source. Presented during Building Innovation 2013 – The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and Expo, January 7-11, 2013, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, D.C., FEDCon gives attendees the most authoritative, up-to-date information on future projects.

Join us for this one-day event and find out what it takes to compete for quality projects. FEDCon, now in its 20th year, will give private-sector architects, engineers, general and specialty contractors, and manufacturers insight into what they need to know to deliver services and products to the U.S. federal government—the world's largest facility owner and procurer of design and construction services.

Officials from federal agencies will present their construction budgets for the current year and planned budgets for future years; discuss the types of buildings to be designed; offer regional and international construction information; and provide the overall direction of their design/construction programs.

You’ll hear first-hand from:

Les Shepherd, AIA, Chief Architect, Public Building Service, U.S. General Services Administration
Joseph E. Gott, PE, Chief Engineer and Director, Capital Improvements, U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Dennis Milsten, CCM, Associate Executive Director, Facilities Programs and Plans, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Robert M. Gill, PE, Office of the Air Force Civil Engineer, Facility Management Division, U.S. Air Force
Joe Toussaint, Program Development Coordination & Support, U.S. Department of State
Robb Browning, Director of Construction Management, U.S. Department of State
Christine Foushee, Director of External Affairs, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, U.S. Department of State
Stephen DeLoach, PE, LS, Deputy Chief, Engineering and Construction, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Scott E. Robinson, Director, Facilities Engineering Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Don’t Miss a Free Lunch . . .

And your opportunity to hear from Robert A. Ivy, FAIA, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), as he delivers the keynote address during the keynote luncheon sponsored by Lehigh Hanson. Ivy will launch a new resource tool, called the Building Research Information Knowledgebase (“BRIK”), on which NIBS and the AIA are partnering.

Rack Up the CEUs too:

Not only will you gain insights and secure leads by attending FEDCon, you’ll also earn 7 AIA continuing education units (CEUs), putting you nearly half-way toward your annual AIA membership requirement.

And there’s much more to do during Building Innovation 2013:

Choose from the buildingSMART alliance Conference; the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) Symposium; the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) Symposium; the Low Vision Design Committee Symposium; the Integrated Resilient Design Symposium; the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) Symposium; and Innovative Technology Demonstrations — Including the buildingSMART Challenge, Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie), the Specifiers Properties information exchange (SPie) and others.
See the latest products and services during the two-day expo.
Socialize with industry leaders during the Exhibitor Reception and other keynote lunches.
Celebrate the leaders in our Industry at the Institute’s Annual Awards Reception and Banquet.
Early-bird rates end December 1.

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