2017 New Frontiers: Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Each year the University of Washington’s Center for Education and Research in Construction (CERC)  creates a venue to highlight applied research and its relevance for pressing issues facing the Construction Industry. Our applied research conference this March 16th 2017 promises to be the most robust offering yet.

We are proud to offer limited sponsorship opportunities this year to continue to develop this growing event, expand applied research dissemination efforts, and support more student participation. Sponsorship comes with event passes, prominent placement of your logo on event materials, conference banners, and event website.

Lunch & Poster Session Sponsor – $3500. Spotlight the great work of students and those launching their careers in the industry by supporting this key component of our program. Includes 4 conference tickets.

Keynote Sponsorship (2 available) – $1500. Support our ability to continue attracting diverse, international speakers, introducing new ideas and expanding the Northwest conversation. This year’s two great speakers include Katharina Klemt-Albert and Xiangyu Wang. Includes 3 conference tickets.

Networking Happy Hour Sponsor – $1000. Provide a venue for industry colleagues, students, and event participants to connect and discuss the ideas presented during the days events. Includes 2 conference tickets.


Please contact either CERC Executive Director, Dr. Carrie Dossick (cdossick@uw.edu) or Operations Manager, Julie Angeley (jcomiske@uw.edu, 206-616-3389) for more information on these opportunities.

Thursday, March 16th, 2017—Conference Details

Keynote speakers: Professor Xiangyu Wang, Curtin University and Dr. Katharina Klemt-Albert, Leibniz University.

Conference Sessions include:

  • Sustainability in Construction: Innovative Solutions for the Built Environment
  • Getting to Zero: Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Building Construction
  • New Tech and New Teams: Industry Trends in Working Together with Data
  • Tunnels, Trains, and Construction Innovations: Overcoming Obstacles to Betha and the I-90 Light Rail
  • Solving Critical Construction and Design Errors: A Tale of Water and Fire
  • Construction Management Occupational Safety and Health (CMOSH)

Presenters represent a variety of industry and academic organizations including University of Washington, Colorado State University, Oregon State University, Sellen Construction, Architecture 2030, Mortenson, Skanska Inc.

Additionally this year, CERC is proud to partner with several other great organizations to deliver even more value to our industry and academic participants while attracting an even wider audience from technology and design sectors.  More information on these bonus events here…