AEC is changing. Is your company prepared?

Within the next ten years, the AEC industry will see more change than most people have seen in their lifetime. We’re now entering an age of opportunity where a new era of connected technology is radically disrupting the way buildings and infrastructure are designed, built and used.

Attend one of our events to learn more about the challenges and opportunities ahead. 

Tuesday, October 11, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
11 a.m. Registration opens, Networking Lunch
11:30 a.m. AEC Future of Making Things
presented by Lynn Allen
12:00 p.m. CFD Simulation for AEC
presented by Martin Cregg, Simulation Business Manager, Hagerman & Company
12:20 p.m. AEC Industry Insights
presented by Donna Laquidara-Carr, Senior Director, Industry Insights Research, Dodge Data & Analytics
1 p.m. Peer Discussion
moderated by industry experts from Autodesk, Dodge Reports and Hagerman & Company



Lynn Allen


Lynn Allen, Cadalyst columnist and worldwide Autodesk Technical Evangelist, speaks to more than 30,000 users each year. For the past fifteen years she has written a monthly column in Cadalyst magazine called "Circles and Lines” and is the voice behind Cadalyst’s “Tips and Tricks Tuesdays”. Lynn started using AutoCAD® software with Release 1.4, over 20 years ago, and got her start by teaching at the corporate and collegiate level for 12 years. A sought-after public speaker with a unique comedic style, Lynn has served as the Autodesk University emcee for ten years and is always one of the highest rated speakers. Her latest book is entitled AutoCAD Professional Tips and Techniques.

Donna Laquidara-Carr


Donna Laquidara-Carr, Ph.D., LEED AP has over 20 years of experience in construction news and analysis. As the Industry Insights Research Director at Dodge Data & Analytics, she provides editorial direction to the SmartMarket Reports. Recent SmartMarket Reports on which she was managing editor include such diverse topics as The Business Value of BIM series of reports, The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings, Measuring the Impact of BIM on Complex Projects, Information Mobility, Lean Construction, Project Delivery Systems and Managing Uncertainty and Expectations in Building Design and Construction. Donna has also co-authored several articles on some of these topics for Engineering News Record. Donna has also spoken extensively about construction at conferences and other events, most recently including Greenbuild on 2014 and 2015, the inaugural WELL conference in New Orleans in 2014, Bentley’s 2014 and 2015 Year in Infrastructure Conferences in London and BOMA’s 2015 annual conference in Los Angeles. Previously, Donna was responsible for policy and training for the editorial division of the Dodge Reports. Donna has her Ph.D. from Tulane University, M.A. from Boston University and B.A. from Middlebury College.