Meeting Schedule

CIB W089 Education in the Built Environment Meeting

Wednesday, April 22, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Hilton Hotel North Forty

The CIB W089 commission has had a strong relationship with ASC since 2009 and have held meetings at several of the recent ASC conferences. Mel Lees from Birmingham City University in the UK and Richard Burt from Auburn University are Co-coordinators of the commission. The Commission focuses on the broad discipline of the built environment and its constituent fields. The Commission aims are:

  • to foster high quality academic debate about the way knowledge is generated, codified, taught and learnt
  • to promote stronger links between research, scholarship, teaching and practice
  • to promote the expansion of the international community of educators in the built environment
  • to create and disseminate pedagogic knowledge throughout the community of educators and provide a stronger intellectual basis for practice
  • to promote collaboration with other groupings of built environment educators.


Professional Development Committee Meeting

Friday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., MSC 2505

Bill Bender, University of Washington

The Professional Development Committee seeks to provide learning opportunities for ASC members. We solicit request and provide venues for continual learning. At ASC conference this year we are sponsoring a workshop on ACCE new criteria for assessment of student learning outcomes. We encourage participants to attend that are interested in providing learning venues for ASC members.


Industry Relations Committee Meeting

Friday, April 24, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m., MSC 2505

Justin Reginato, California State University, Sacramento


Education Committee Meeting

Friday, April 24, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., MSC 2500

Jim Sullivan, University of Florida

John Tingerthal, Northern Arizona University

Education committee invites instructors from the hosting institute to present a course they want to share with ASC members. This time, Dr. Mark Clayton from the Department of Architecture, Prof. Geoffrey Booth from the Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning, and Dr. Julian Kang from the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University will present the interdisciplinary class project and competition they facilitated together. In Spring 2015, 13 teams drawn from ARCH 406 Arch Design V, LDEV 688 Development Feasibility and Design II, and COSC 650 Advanced Construction Visualization worked together on the interdisciplinary class project, which includes the development of the conceptualization, design, construction, activation, and facilities management for the RIVERTREE ACADEMY in Fort Worth TX. A group of students who won this class project & competition will also present their project execution plan at the committee meeting. Other business will follow this presentation. All ASC members are welcome to join this committee meeting.


International Development Committee Meeting

Friday, April 24, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., MSC 2505

Mark Shaurette, Purdue University

Angela Kilby, Birmingham City University

Hosted by Region 8, the goal of the International Development Committee ( is to collaborate with & promote international construction education. All ASC members are very welcome to attend, especially those interested in representing other Regions on the Committee. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss how we can best promote the broader opportunities afforded by membership of the ASC. Drawing upon the experience of members in developing successful staff and student exchange programs, and international participation in ASC student competitions, the Committee will explore the potential for new areas of partnership and network building, and set an agenda for further growth in 2015/16.


Publication Committee Meeting

Friday, April 24, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., MSC 2505

David Gunderson, Washington State University


MEAC Committee Meeting

Friday, April 24, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., MSC 2500

Daryl Orth, Northern Kentucky University

Blake Wentz, Milwaukee School of Engineering

Mission of MEAC is to develop an alliance of academic institutions, associations, contractors, foundations, and manufacturers to create a quality pool of university educated managers to enter the mechanical/electrical construction industry by fostering and improving mechanical/electrical university programs. This year, the MEAC committee will discuss the following items:

  • 2015 Mechanical and Electrical Faculty Boot Camp to be held in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, from Tuesday, June 2 through Thursday, June 4, 2015 on John Brown University’s Campus
  • Review and Improve MEAC Web Site
  • Mechanical and Electrical Custom Textbook by American Technical Publishers (ATP)


Research Committee Meeting

Friday, April 24, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., MSC 2505

Salman Azhar, Auburn University

The ASC research committee invites all conference participants to attend its annual meeting. The meeting agenda is as follows: (1) Review of current poster session and discussion on planning of next year’s poster session; (2) Discussion on ASC Research Group at LinkedIn; (3) Information sharing about upcoming conferences, research grants, and other topics of interest; (4) Planning for election of Research Committee Chair in 2016; and (5) Other items of discussion from the committee members or attendees.



Diamond Sponsors

AGC Education and Research Foundation

Silver Sponsors