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Rob Cassidy (“ClimateGrouch”) is editorial director of Building Design+Construction. A city planner, he is the author of several books, including “Livable Cities,” and was a co-founder of the Friends of the Chicago River.
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Look who’s coming to U40 Leadership Summit in Chicago

September 04, 2012

Under-40 professionals from a wide range of AEC firms have signed up for the BD+C/AIA Chicago “U40 Leadership Summit,” Oct 3-5, in Chicago.

Among the firms sending “superstar” representatives:

Gensler, Mortenson, Arquitectonica, HKS, KJWW Engineering Consultants, Walker Parking Consultants, Norcon Inc., SmithGroupJJR, Heery International …

… plus HDR Architecture, Pepper Construction, Valerio Dewalt Train, Ryan Companies US, KLMK Group, Enclos, G3 Construction Group …

… and Wight & Co., Legat Architects, Rogers Krajnak Architects, Niles Bolton Associates, Walter P Moore, Hill International, Dewberry, Perkins+Will – not to mention the proverbial but elusive “and more.”

They’re gearing up for an exciting and educational experience (up to 8.0 AIA/CES learning units) featuring:

  • Chicago Architecture Foundation architecture tour along the Chicago River
  • All-day “Create with Clarity” interactive workshop, led by Autodesk Fellow Tom Wujec
  • Exclusive technical tour of Wrigley Field and in-depth discussion with Chicago Cubs’ facilities staff and consultants

Learn more at

AEC firms may designate one or more of their up-and-coming young professionals.

Register now at:

See you in Chicago on October 3!


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