CONSTRUCT 2019 Call For Sessions Is Now Open

Dec 05, 2018 - Irving, TX


CONSTRUCT invites application submissions to present at the 2019 event, taking place on October 9-11 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.  The CONSTRUCT education team and advisory council is seeking presentations from industry experts covering topics including design and construction, emerging trends, innovative projects, documentation, building science, technology, preservation, resilience, methods, and much more.


With over 50 accredited sessions and non-conflicting exhibit hall hours, the educational program is an integral part of the CONSTRUCT experience for specifiers, architects, designers, product reps, contractors, engineers, project managers, owners, and other industry professionals.


CONSTRUCT is seeking dynamic speakers with a firm grasp of technical issues, including building scientists, researchers, architects, specifiers, contractors, owners and code experts. Sessions are 30 – 120 minutes in length and should contain timely, practical information and solutions that can be immediately implemented in the workplace. Sessions can also be formatted into two-hour or four-hour hands-on workshops. In addition, CONSTRUCT is looking for industry experts to participate in panel sessions for 2019.


 “Our goal for 2019 is to provide unique and engaging educational experiences utilizing a combination of learning formats, from case histories and panel discussions to small group discussions and hands-on learning.  Additionally, our participants are hungry for intermediate to expert level content that they can’t get anywhere else” s­­aid Jennifer Hughes, Sr. Education Manager.  “We encourage dynamic professionals from all areas of the industry who can offer solution-based content, to submit a proposal.”


Topic submissions should focus on applications-oriented, real world, problem-solving topics and be free of promotional materials to sell a product or service. The multi-track educational program includes technical and design-oriented sessions, as well as business-related sessions including project management and legal topics. 



The deadline for submitting a proposal is January 25, 2019. Session proposals should be submitted via the automated submission form at Questions should be directed to Jennifer Hughes, Sr. Education Manager, at or 972.536.6388.


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About the Event

CONSTRUCT is your most cost-effective strategy for combining educational opportunities with practical, real-world, product and service solutions for your business success.  This event is dedicated to the institutional, industrial and commercial building industry. If you design, build, specify, engineer, renovate or operate in the built environment, this is your event. The show is owned and produced by Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate.  For additional information, contact CONSTRUCT at P.O. Box 612128, Dallas, Texas 75261-2128; call the main show line at (866) 475-6707 or (972) 536-6450.


About the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) – Official Partner

Founded March 1948, the Construction Specifications Institute ( is a national association of more than 7,500 members dedicated to improving the communication of construction information throughout continuous development and transformation of standards and formats, education and certification of professionals to improve project deliver processes. CSI members work tirelessly to effectively communicate the designers’ vision, the material producers’ solutions and the constructors’’ techniques to create outstanding facilities that meet facility owners’ objectives.


About Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate

Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information economy. It is one of the world’s leading business intelligence, knowledge and events businesses with more than 6,000 employees in over 100 offices across 25 countries. The Dallas Exhibitions team produces a portfolio of 15 trade shows in various sectors of the construction and real estate industry. To learn more, visit