Education Program

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The CMAA Professional Development Committee has created a program that will bring you intriguing, timely, useful information from the most engaging, knowledgeable and inspirational speakers in the industry.

Sunday    |    Monday    |   Tuesday

CMIT Recommended Session - Session recommended for CMITs and early career professionals.
recommended for CCMs - Session recommended for CCMs.

Sunday, October 14

12:30 - 2:30 pm

In Search of Best Practices: An Inside Look at Sustainabilityrecommended for CCMs
Track: Leadership
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Determining Competitive Pricing: An Interactive Look at Bid Day
Track: CM/PM
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CMIT Roundtable EventCMIT Recommended Session
Track: Leadership
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2:45 - 3:45 pm

Tackling Change Implementation with a Collaborative Approach
Track: Leadership
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Flexible Training Programs and Process Improvement
Track: CM/PM
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Mastering the Merger: Bringing Information Together
Track: Technology
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CCM-Only Session: Diversity and Innovationrecommended for CCMs
Track: Leadership
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CMIT Session: Because I Said I WouldCMIT Recommended Session
Track: Leadership
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4:00 - 5:30 pm

Opening Plenary Session
How Smart People Build Collaborative Teams

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Monday, October 15

7:00 - 9:00 am

Breakfast Keynote
Lighten Up and Lead: Leverage Levity to Boost Client Confidence and Employee Engagement

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9:30 - 10:30 am

Mega-Projects in the Midst: Will Your City Survive?
Track: CM/PM
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An Approach to an Injury Free Safety Culture
Track: Project Delivery
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A Case Study for Successful Recovery and Partnering: George Washington Memorial Hwy (Rt. 17) Improvements Project
Track: CM/PM
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Lean, BIM, and Design-Build: How They Work Together
Track: Technology
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People: The CM Industry’s Greatest Asset and Greatest Challengerecommended for CCMs
Track: Leadership
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A Look at the Spearin Doctrine and Who Warrants the Design
Track: Legal/Risk Management
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm

I'm Leading a Project. Now What?CMIT Recommended Session
Track: Leadership
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A Paradigm Shift: An Interactive Discussion on Construction Productivity
Track: CM/PM
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Integrated Project Delivery: The Boeing Chinook H-47 Focus Factory Conversion
Track: Project Delivery
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Tracking Emerging Technologies: What’s to Come
Track: Technology
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Adding Method to the Madness of CM Performance Evaluationsrecommended for CCMs
Track: CM/PM
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CMAR and the Construction Manager: The North Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant
Track: Project Delivery
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1:30 - 2:30 pm

Technology on Construction Projects: Are We Still Loading?
Track: Technology
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A CM’s Role in Delivering Safe SchoolsCMIT Recommended Session
Track: CM/PM
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Moving People of Nashville: Transit Limitations in a Growing City
Track: Leadership
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Effective Collaboration - The Key to Project Success
Track: Leadership
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The Benefits of On-Call JOC CM Contractsrecommended for CCMs
Track: Legal/Risk Management
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Mindful Leadership and the Impact to the Bottom Line
Track: Leadership
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3:00 - 4:00 pm

An Airport First, A Construction Site Second
Track: CM/PM
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Wonder Women: Achieving Excellence in the Construction Industry
Track: Leadership
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ADR Remedies for Disputes That Ail Yourecommended for CCMs
Track: Legal/Risk Management
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Collaboration Amongst Stakeholders: Building Large Scale Infrastructure
Track: Leadership
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The Successes and Challenges of Delivering a P3: The Purple LineCMIT Recommended Session
Track: Project Delivery
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Connecting Workflows With Drones and BIM
Track: Technology
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Tuesday, October 16

9:30 - 10:30 am

Redefining CM: Leadership for RentCMIT Recommended Session
Track: Leadership 
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It’s a Zoo Out There: Delivering Milwaukee's $1.7 Billion Interchange Project
Track: CM/PM
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P3 and PM/CM: A Skilled Match
Track: CM/PM
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Going Digital: Driving Results and Transforming Projects
Track: Technology
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Saving the Day: Navigating Challenges Before They Become a Disaster
Track: Project Delivery
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Staffing Construction: Simplified Planning in the Construction Phase
Track: CM/PM
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Integrated Project Delivery in a Low Bid World
Track: Project Delivery
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MegaProjects and Disputes: To Be Expected or the Norm?
Track: Legal/Risk Management
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Successful PMIS Implementation: CATS Blue Line Extension Programrecommended for CCMs
Track: Technology
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What, Where, and When: Laser Scanning Studies from the Forensic Consultants World
Track: Technology
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Activating Trust: The Critical Factor in Construction ManagementCMIT Recommended Session
Track: Leadership
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12:00 - 1:30 pm

Awards Lunch & Keynote
The Economic Forecast

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1:45 - 2:45 pm

The Bright Line between Design and Construction Management
Track: Legal/Risk Management
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Continuous Constructibility: Bridging the Gaps for Project Success
Track: Project Delivery
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Want a Productive Jobsite? Break Some Rulesrecommended for CCMs
Track: CM/PM
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Bringing High-Performing Construction Teams Together: A Lesson in LeadershipCMIT Recommended Session
Track: Leadership
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3:00 - 4:00 pm

Collaboration Amongst Stakeholders: A Recipe for SuccessCMIT Recommended Session
Track: CM/PM
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Maximizing Organizational Performance: A One Team Approachrecommended for CCMs
Track: CM/PM
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How to Implement 360-Degree Leadership Strategies
Track: Leadership
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Manning Your Project with an Unmanned Aircraft
Track: Technology
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Please note: schedule is subject to change.