ASC Region 5 Educators Conference October 2017

ASC Region 5 Educators Conference

October 5 – 6, 2017

TDI Industries

Dallas, Texas

Thursday Afternoon


The Conference stated with a presentation from Charles Coppage about Autodesk products and their inclusion in the construction management curriculum.

A panel of three executives from TEXO discussed current trends in the industry.

A reception and light snacks ended the afternoon.

Friday Morning

Maria Guy gave a presentation on four personality traits of leaders.

A tour of the TDI Industries facilities was conducted.


Regional Meeting Minutes

The regional Meeting was called to order at 10:45. He mentioned that we are now Region 5.

Also he mentioned that per ASC regulations non-members of ASC could no longer participate in the Regional Competition.

The company sponsors for 2018 student competition are:

  • Commercial – Brasfield and Gorrie
  • Design Build –The Beck Group
  • Heavy Civil – Archer Western

Upcoming National Meeting

  • Minneapolis, MN April 18-21, 2018
  • Denver, CO April 2019
  • Liverpool, UK April 2020

The rules for the competition were revised and the revisions approved by a majority of those present. Revisions are posted on the Region 5 Website.

A motion was made and seconded to allow new member of the region to compete free the first time.

The nominations for ASC Awards were reviewed. Professor Rachel Mosier (Oklahoma State

University) was selected for the Outstanding Educator Award.

Jim Carr mentioned that Salford is looking for a partner to compete in the International Design Build Competition.

Meeting adjourned