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DBIA News You Need – September 13, 2019

DBIA News You Need

We know your time is limited and your email box is overflowing.  That’s why we’ve created this weekly summary of all the DBIA news you might have missed this week. Skim the headlines, choose the ones most important to you but most importantly stay connected with the rapidly-growing design-build industry and the many important things going on here at DBIA.

It’s September 13th. This week in DBIA…

New Issue of DBIA’s Digital Magazine is Now Available!

The newest issue of Integration Quarterly Magazine is taking to the skies by talking about the success that design-build has seen in the aviation sector. Our nation’s airports are seeing an incredible rebirth and design-build is playing a critical role. You’ll also get legislative updates, a recap on our Federal Symposium and much more in this quarter’s issue. You can subscribe to IQ Magazine to get the latest on design-build delivered directly to your device.

Visit DBIA’s New Online Bookstore

In case you missed it, DBIA’s bookstore has a new home! DBIA is excited to offer the best design-build information, now available in one convenient location. As the nation’s design-build authority, we’ve got all the contract documents, our popular Manual of Practice, Design-Build Done Right® resources and books you’ll need to deliver successful design-build projects. Visit store.dbia.org to see all that we have to offer.

Grab the Early Bird Rate for #DBIACon While You Can

We’re only months away from the 2019 Design-Build Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, and the numbers are growing every day. If you plan on coming, be sure to register before Tuesday, September 24th to save hundreds on conference registration. Visit the official web page for #DBIACon to learn more about the biggest design-build event of the year!

Latest DBIA Podcast Episode Breaks Down BIM

Building Information Modeling (or BIM) has become popular among design-builders not only for its 3D illustration of a design, but its ability to help measure impacts that possible changes could have on cost and schedule. In the September episode of DBIA’s Design-Build Delivers podcast Brian Skripac, the Director of Virtual Design + Construction at CannonDesign, speaks with us about the need for new project tools to help collaborative teams share vital information, and how BIM helps fuel design-build’s collaboration and innovation. This episode can be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Soundcloud, Stitcher and Spotify Podcasts.

In region news…

Southwest: The Tulsa Chapter will be hosting a special Luncheon Presentation and Networking Event, “The Price is Right! A 10 Case Study Analysis” on Tuesday, September 17th. It should prove to be an exciting event in Oklahoma!

Upper Midwest: Join members of the Upper Midwest Region in Minnesota next Wednesday, September 18th, for a breakfast meeting that is also an introduction to Lean Construction for Design-Build. You can find more details on the event by visiting the event page or the region website.

Western Pacific: There are three upcoming events next week for the Western Pacific, including an exciting digital opportunity! First up is Chapter Lunch Program hosted by the DBIA San Diego Chapter – check out the event if you’re in the area on September 19th. There is another WP event on the 19th as well, in Hawaii! DBIA-WPR Hawaii Young Professionals are getting together for a mixer and tour of the University of Hawaii Creative Media Project Site. And finally, join DBIA-WPR Owners’ Council for session #8 of the 2019 Owners Council Webinar Series, built from the DBIA’s Manual of Practice (the theme is “Design-Build Done Right”). Find the link to register for the online event here.

Great Lakes: The Great Lakes Region is hosting their Annual Region Clay Shoot on September 19th in Fortville, Indiana. Learn more about this event on the DBIA website or by visiting the event page.