Schedule at-a-Glance

 
 Tuesday, November 6
 
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Registration Hours Lobby D - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Design-Build Essentials for Owners
This session will provide an overview of design-build, including how it differs from other delivery methods. Design-Build Done Right™ best practices will be reviewed and discussed. This course is perfect for those new to design-build, or for veterans who just need a quick refresher.
350/351 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Developing an Acquisition Strategy in Design-Build
When choosing design-build, an owner must implement a procurement/acquisition plan that enhances collaboration and the other benefits of design-build. This session will provide a high-level overview of the synergistic elements critical to a successful acquisition strategy. It will focus on how to develop performance-based requirements; provide an overview of the two-phase design-build source selection process; and how design-build incentive contracting promotes cooperation, teamwork, collaboration and helps parties achieve extraordinary success.
350/351 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Developing, Implementing & Participating in Effective, Diverse and Inclusive Business Enterprise Programs in Design-Build Magazine - Hilton New Orleans Riverside
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    DBIA Welcome Reception River/Port/Starboard - Hilton New Orleans Riverside
 
 Wednesday, November 7
 
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Registration Hours Lobby D - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Student Mixer/Career Expo 238/239 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Market Sector Roundtable: Aviation 244/245 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Market Sector Roundtable: Educational Facilities 348/349 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Market Sector Roundtable: Federal Facilities 350/351 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Market Sector Roundtable: Mass Transit 243 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Owners' Forum 352 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Practitioner's Forum 356/357 - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM    Membership Credential Holders Luncheon La Nouvelle AB - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM    Opening Keynote: Resilient Leadership: Prepare Today to Prevail Tomorrow La Nouvelle C - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
3:15 PM - 3:15 PM    Educational Tracks Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Exhibit Hall Opening Reception Exhibit Hall D - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM    25th Anniversary Celebration at Generations Hall - Opening Party Generations Hall
 
 Thursday, November 8
 
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Registration Hours Lobby D - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM    Continental Breakfast Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
8:15 AM - 9:45 AM    General Session: Founding Fathers of DBIA La Nouvelle C - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Educational Tracks Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Exhibit Hall, Silent Auction and Luncheon Exhibit Hall D - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Educational Tracks Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Educational Tracks Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM    Exhibit Hall and Networking Reception Exhibit Hall D - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Awards Pre-Dinner Wine Reception Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM    2018 Design-Build Awards Dinner

Industry professionals will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of their peers at the DBIA Annual Awards Dinner.

La Nouvelle ABC - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Afterglow- Awards Dinner Dessert and Cocktail Reception Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
 Friday, November 9
 
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Registration Hours Lobby D - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM    Continental Breakfast Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM    General Session- TBDThe Results are IN...and the News is Good! La Nouvelle C - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Educational Tracks Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM    Exhibit Hall, Silent Auction and Luncheon Exhibit Hall D - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center
 
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM    General Session- Why Culture, Teams, and People are Tomorrow’s Killer Apps La Nouvelle C - Ernst N. Morial Convention Center

additional fee= additional ticket purchase required




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Phone: 202-682-0110

Email: meetings@dbia.org



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