Call for Speakers: BD+C’s 2018 Women in Design+Construction Conference

The 2018 event will take place November 7-9 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, Calif.

February 27, 2018 |
More than 150 AEC professionals attended the 2017 Women in Design+Construction conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., last November. Photo: BD+C

More than 150 AEC professionals attended the 2017 Women in Design+Construction conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., last November. Photo: BD+C

Following back-to-back sold-out events in 2016 and 2017, the editors of Building Design+Construction, along with 38 AEC women leaders who are advisors for the conference, are now accepting speaker proposals for the 2018 Women in Design+Construction conference (WiDC)

The 2.5-day event will take place November 7-9, 2018, at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, Calif.

The conference focuses on professional development, leadership training, and networking for professionals working in architecture, engineering, construction, and building owner/developer disciplines. 

The BD+C editors and WiD+C Advisory Board are looking for speakers and panels that will offer practical, advice-driven content for the 175+ AEC professionals in the audience. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Business development training (i.e., how to win work for your firm)
- Navigating business and entrepreneurship 
- Personal development
- How to lead/influence
- AEC innovations by women
- The state of women in AEC 
- Recruitment/retention
- Team building and leadership
- Advanced networking techniques
- Clients/owners perspective 
- Mentorship
 

APPLY TO SPEAK AT WID+C 2018
 

Deadline for proposals: April 6, 2018
Editor’s Note: Your application does not guarantee placement on the agenda.
Questions? Contact David Barista at dbarista@sgcmail.com or 847-954-7929.

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