Share Your Expertise at the 2020 Design-Build Conference & Expo

Do you have a design-build story to tell or insight into how best to promote Design-Build Done Right®?

Thousands of industry pros, owners and exhibitors attend DBIA’s annual Design-Build Conference & Expo and we’re looking for presenters to captivate, motivate and inspire our diverse group of attendees.

The 2020 Design-Build Conference & Expo will be at National Harbor, in the Washington, D.C. metro area, October 28–30, 2020. While there is no restriction on topics to be submitted, the following have been identified as areas of interest:

Owner Processes, Tools and Strategies for Making the Design-Build Decision Executing the Delivery of Design-Build Projects
Procuring Design-Build Services (topics ranging from RFQ/RFP development through innovative financing techniques) The Flexibility of Design-Build (how variations including Best-Value, Progressive, DBO, P3s, etc. make design-build a viable option for a diverse spectrum of Owners)
Strategies and Techniques for Achieving Design Excellence in Design-Build Enhancing Design-Build using Technology (BIM, VDC, etc.)
Risk Management/Contracting for Design-Build Services (including incentive contracting and risk assessment/allocation/sharing) Achieving Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goals in Design-Build
Effective Teaming, Collaboration and Integration Techniques and Practices (team structure, integration of key trades) The use of Owner Advisors in Design-Build (case studies and/or examples of value, impact, opportunities and challenges)

The submission deadline is March 28, 2020.


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