Ohio Construction Conference

 

 

Ohio Construction Conference logo


SAVE THE DATE!

March 12, 2025
7 AM - 5 PM
The Ohio Union

 

 

Thank You Sponsors


PRESENTED BY

BX of Central Ohio Logo
Autodesk Logo

 

EVENT SPONSORS

EXXCEL Project Management logo
Plante Moran logo

 

 

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

cHc Manufacturing, Inc.
Eaton logo
5/3 Bank Logo
Mid-City Electric / Technologies Logo
Overmyer Hall Associates logo
Sauer Group logo
Sedgwick Managed Care logo

 

 

 

 

BREAKFAST SPONSOR

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLC logo

LUNCH SPONSOR

Mark Wahlberg Automotive Group logo

RECEPTION SPONSOR

The Kleingers Group Logo

 

 

 

 

WELCOME
SPONSOR

Securitas logo

NETWORKING SPONSOR

Everheart Advisors logo

PARKING SPONSOR

Temporary Wall Systems logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Construction owners, design professionals, contractors, suppliers and service providers will gather to gain leading-edge information, receive practical business solutions and network with hundreds of other industry leaders.

For information about the Ohio Construction Conference or sponsorship opportunities, contact Director of Conference & Professional Development Deb Murphy.

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Program Descriptions

 

Morning Programs

Registration Opens  |  7 AM

Breakfast Buffet  |  7 – 7:45 AM       

Morning Welcome & Sponsor Recognition  |  7:45 – 8 AM   


Opening Keynote  |  8 – 9 AM

Economic Insights: Construction Opportunities and Risks
Tom Jalics (Fifth Third Bank)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU


Breakout Sessions  |  9:15 – 10:15 AM

(M1) Shaping the Future of the AEC Industry
Co-Presenting Sponsor Autodesk
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW, GBCI: 1 CE hour
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(M2) Zoning Code Overhaul Preps Columbus for Growth
Anthony Celebrezze III (City of Columbus Building & Zoning Department)
James Lewis (City of Columbus, Zone In Columbus)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(M3) Hop on the Bus – The Benefit of Jobsite Transportation
Ryan McMannus (Share Mobility)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(M4) Beyond Business Cards: Making Industry Connections
No continuing education credits available.

Breakout Sessions  |  10:30 – 11:30 AM

(M5) The Columbus Region: Affordable, Innovative and Competitive
Jay Knox & Rich Fletcher (One Columbus)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(M6) The Value of Strong Relationships With Your Financial Team
Moderator: Joe Urquhart (Overmyer Hall Associates)
Panelists: David Catanese (Overmyer Hall Associates), Keith Martinez (Plante Moran), Rachel Ross (Fifth Third Bank)
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(M7) The Future is Here. How AI is Redesigning Construction
Moderator: Brent Foley (Triad)
Panelists: Jeffrey Greene (Triad), James Winters (Pepper Construction Co.) and Tony Wulk (Osborn Engineering)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW, GBCI: 1 CE hour
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(M8) Harnessing Decisions for Quality and Safety in Construction
Stokes McIntyre (MindForge Studios)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

Afternoon Programs


Lunch Buffet  |  11:30 AM

Mid-Day Keynote  |  12:30 – 1:30 PM

Transform the Future of Construction by Focusing on Your People
Brent Darnell (Brent Darnell International)
Approved: : PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

Breakout Sessions  |  1:45– 2:45 PM

(A1) Design-Build + Technology = Enhanced Project Delivery
Brian Skripac (Design-Build Institute of America)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW, GBCI: 1 CE hour
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(A2) Workforce: Accessing the Talent Pipeline
Jama Cobb & John Hambrick (Educational Service Center of Central Ohio)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(A3) Taking Construction to a New Dimension – 3D Printing
Nate Ames & Lisa Burris (Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW, GBCI: 1 CE hour
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(A4) Beyond Business Cards: Making Industry Connections
No continuing education credits available.

Breakout Sessions  |  3 – 4 PM

(A5) Coming Attractions! Central Ohio Growth and Development
Jim Lenner (Neighborhood Strategies)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(A6) Change is Good, So is Being Cautious
Peter Hahn & Eric Kjellander (Taft Law)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(A7) Has “Dusty” Visited Your Jobsite?
Brandt Edler, Justin Hollandsworth & Sarah Nisky (Acoustic Ceiling & Partition of Ohio)
Pending: AIA: 1 LU/HSW, GBCI: 1 CE hour
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

(A8) The Other MEP: A Multiple Employer Plan
Brian Hanna (Everhart Advisors)
Approved: PE: 1 PDH, OCILB: 1 CEU

Conference Reception/Happy Hour  |  4 – 5 PM

The education sessions may be finished, but the networking among attendees, presenters and sponsors continues during the Conference Happy Hour!

 

 

Event Tickets: This is a ticketless event. An electronic reminder will be sent with full details prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are non-refundable; however, they are transferable to another member of your firm with no penalty. (No shows will be responsible for the full registration fee.)