Western Pacific Region

DBIA-WPR 4th Annual Regional Conference & Awards Program

May 20-22, 2020

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DBIA-WPR 4th Annual Regional Conference & Awards Program

May 20, 2020 - May 22, 2020

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Anaheim Resort Area, California


The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) – Western Pacific Region (WPR) will be hosting its 4th Annual Conference on May 21, 2020 in Anaheim, California. The conference theme this year is: Powerful Thought Leadership: Connect to be Future-Ready

The Western Pacific Region Annual Conference and Awards Program is the premier conference that brings together practitioners, owners and suppliers to advance collaboration in construction project delivery. This year’s conference will facilitate powerful thought leadership with a focus on the future of design-build. Exciting technical sessions, networking opportunities and unique project tour will make this a conference to remember. Don’t miss the annual awards dinner and reception to see some of the eminent projects in the region this year. There is plenty of learning and fun for everyone. Plan to spend time after the conference to explore Orange County and the Anaheim Resort area. Being conveniently close to the theme parks, consider traveling with your family to this kid-friendly resort location! Networking, collaboration, learning, growing, CEU’s for you and fun for the family… PRICELESS.




The 2020 Call for Abstracts is now available!

Abstracts due date extended to January 20, 2020.

The conference goal is to provide a platform for experienced, knowledgeable, and well-spoken industry experts to highlight key aspects of design-build project delivery. Be an integral part of the team, as we educate and promote the value of design-build project delivery and the effective integration of design and construction services to enhance the value proposition for owners, practitioners and everyone in our community.

Although there is no restriction on topics to be submitted, the following have been identified as areas of interest:

  • Design-Build RFP Requirements
  • Writing & Responding to Design-Build RFQ/RFP
  • Design-Build Project Case Studies
  • Design-Build in Transportation, Healthcare or Wastewater
  • Design-Build Enabling Legislation
  • Progressive Design-Build
  • Design-Build Contracts
  • Team Integration, Collaboration & Behaviors
  • Lean Approaches in Design-Build
  • Design-Build on Smaller Projects
  • Managing Deign in Design-Build
  • Early Engagement of the Team
  • Integration Tools and Techniques that Enhance Collaboration
  • Owner Considerations in Choosing an Integrated Delivery model
  • Understanding Performance based requirements
  • Design-Build Public + Private (P3) Partnerships
  • Preparing the Next Generation of Design-Build Professionals

Use buttons below to access the Call for Abstracts online.

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The 2020 Awards Call for Entries is now available at the DBIA-WPR website. dbiawpr.org

UPDATE: Award submittal due date has been extended to JANUARY 10, 2020.

Use buttons below to view the Call for Entries and to register online/pay for the award entry submittals.

Call for Entries

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May 20, 2020
May 22, 2020
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