Vermont’s Architecture and Construction Expo

ACX 2015 – Vermont’s Architecture & Construction Expo will be held on May 20 and 21, 2015 at the Hilton In Burlington.  The expo, brought to you by the Vermont Chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIAVT) and the Construction Specifications Institute (CSIVT), will highlight and focus on current global resiliency challenges, Vermont’s leadership role in the industry, and how we are moving towards an integrated resilient infrastructure addressing current and future needs.

The conference will draw attendees and exhibitors from across the country, bringing together architects, engineers, contractors, manufacturers, business leaders and regulators from the entire building industry. Sessions will include design and technical workshops

pertinent to resiliency topics, presentations on current discoveries, ideas, trends, products, policy, regulatory and financial issues, innovations, and case studies, as well as appropriate
building tours to complement the conference title.

Presentations appropriate to the conference title, audience members, and targeted areas listed below are currently being sought.

Targeted Presenters & Audience: Architects, engineers, contractors, manufacturers, utilities, commercial & industrial businesses, emergency management organizations, non-profits, and legislators.

Suggested Areas of Interest: Integration of Resiliency Solutions (e.g., high performance mechanicals, storm water management methods, unique building design modifications), Community Emergency Policy Recommendations, Preparedness Roadmaps and Strategies, Redundant Systems, Grid Management, Energy Policy, etc.

The Review Committee is actively seeking presentation ideas that address the creative, practical and technical requirements for integrating resiliency into all aspects of today’s built environment. Presentations should be current, specific, and of high caliber. Consultants and manufacturers may submit abstracts of a nonproprietary nature. Submissions are due December 19, 2014.  For further information:

Request for Submissions Vermont Construction Expo

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