30 June - 3 July 2018 Radisson Blu Plaza, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Salman Azhar (Auburn University, USA)

SalmanDr. Salman Azhar is a J.E. Wilborn Endowed Associate Professor and Graduate Program Chair in the McWhorter School of Building Science at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. He has more than 20 years of research, teaching and construction industry experience by working in USA, Hong Kong, Thailand and Pakistan. Dr. Azhar has conducted research on High performance buildings, Sustainable construction, Building Information Modeling, Construction safety and Construction education. His research projects have been funded by the USAID, US Department of State, Construction Industry Institute (CII), National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), the Alabama State Licensing Board for General Contractors, and several construction firms in the Southeast USA. He has written a book entitled “Data Warehousing in Construction Organizations: Concepts, Architecture and Implementation”, co-edited ten conference proceedings and published more than 100 papers in refereed journals and conferences. His three research papers received the Best Paper Awards in international conferences. Dr. Azhar received the Auburn University’s Outstanding Faculty award in 2012 and Building Science Outstanding Researcher Award in 2016, 2011 and 2009, and Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014. He also received the Outstanding Researcher Award from the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in 2015.

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Keynote speakers

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Ghassan F. Aouad
The art and science of leadership in construction
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Tarek Bahgat
Risk Management and Governance of Mega Projects
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Daniel Castro-Lacouture
Better (and within reason) design-construction interactions in a BIM world...
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Jesus M. de la Garza
Shortcomings in Plain Vanilla CPM Schedules


Submission of abstracts
15 January 2018

Notification on abstracts' acceptance
15 February 2018

Submission of final papers
31 March 2018

Payment of early registration fee
31 March 2018

Final deadline for hotel reservation
31 March 2018

Cancellation without penalty
15 May 2018

30 June - 3 July 2018