See Spancrete at booth 507 at the 2012 AIA WI Convention Expo

See Spancrete at booth 507 at the 2012 AIA WI Convention Expo

Spancrete will be exhibiting at the 2012 AIA Wisconsin Convention & Expo on May 2 and 3. The convention takes place at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI. Visit us at booth 507!


Wednesday, May 2

Spotlight Seminar 
Risk Drivers: Understanding the Dynamics of Risk in the A/E Industry 
1:15 - 2:45 p.m.   Hall of Ideas E & F   
This exhibitor-sponsored professional development seminar will be presented by Holmes Murphy. This seminar reveals the nature of risk and examines how economic trends impact design professionals. Learn the definition of risk in the context of the design sector and examine some of the challenges for designers.  (V1A: 1.5 LU hrs.)

Building Products Expo
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Exhibition Hall, Level 1
Renew connections with friends and colleagues as you celebrate the grand opening of this year's Building Products Expo. This is your chance to gather valuable product information, speak to company reps and enjoy visiting with friends, sampling hors d'oeuvres, winning door prizes and viewing displays of various awards and student work.

Keynote Address &
2012 AIA Wisconsin Design Awards Presentation

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Lecture Hall
The Value of Design Thinking
Thomas Fisher, Assoc. AIA, College of Design | University of Minnesota
Celebrate excellence in architecture by participating in the presentation of the 2012 AIA Wisconsin Design Awards. This year's award presentation will be preceded by a special keynote presentation on "The Value of Design Thinking" by Thomas Fisher, Assoc. AIA, Dean of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. (K2A: 1 LU/HSW hr.)

Thursday, May 3

Building Products Expo
11:00 a.m. -  2:00 p.m. Exhibition Hall, Level 1
Enjoy a "walking lunch" as you tour the Expo of the latest products and services for the design and construction industry.

Spotlight Seminar
Best Practices: How to Increase Efficiency in an Architectural Practice using BIM Technology
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.    Hall of Ideas E & F   
This exhibitor-sponsored professional development seminar will be presented by Graphisoft. Through an innovative collaborative BIM process, architects, engineers, builders and owners have the ability to explore a project's key physical and functional characteristics digitally-before it's built. Learn how using coordinated, data-rich information models, allows all members of a project to contribute to its success through improved accuracy, less waste and the ability to make informed decisions earlier in the process.  (V3A: 1.5 LU hrs.)

Expo Education  
Earn valuable AIA/CES learning unit hours by touring the Exhibit Hall and participating in the Expo Education Program.

The following programs are being offered throughout the Expo. Stop by sponsoring companies' exhibit booths and the AIA/CES Corner to attend scheduled 15-minute presentations.

Attendees are responsible for recording participation on the Expo Education Report form. A minimum of four (4) presentations combined to complete a pre-designated track must be attended for AIA Wisconsin to report these credits on member transcripts.

IDP 2.0: Experience Categories

Expo Hall | AIA/CES Corner

May 2, 3:45 pm


IDP 2.0: Experience Settings

Expo Hall | AIA/CES Corner

May 2, 4:15 pm


IDP 2.0: Electronic Experience Verification Report

Expo Hall | AIA/CES Corner

May 2, 5:15 pm


IDP 2.0: Rollover Issues

Expo Hall | AIA/CES Corner

May 2, 5:45 pm


State Licensing Requirements: Mandatory Continuing Education

Expo Hall | AIA/CES Corner

May 2, 4:45 pm & 6:30 pm

May 3, 11:45 am & 1:15 pm


A Path to BIM: 7 Steps to a Successful BIM Implementation

Expo Hall | IMAGINiT Technologies Booth #207

May 2, 4:30 pm & 6:00 pm

May 3, 12:00 noon & 1:30 pm


How Technology Can Increase Productivity and Impact

Expo Hall | MasterGraphics Booth #701

May 2, 4:00 pm & 5:30 pm

May 3, 11:30 am & 12:30 pm


Overview of Fellowship Guidelines

Expo Hall | AIA/CES Corner

May 3, 12:15 pm


Fellowship Submission Process

Expo Hall | AIA/CES Corner

May 3, 12:45 pm

 See you at the AIA Wisconsin Building Products Expo!

Attendees registering before April 30 will have a name badge ready-for pickup at the Convention. Attendees also have the option of registering onsite with a business card. . . be prepared to wait for a name badge to be printed before entering the Expo Hall.