Building Design+Construction's inaugural Accelerate Live! innovation conference took place May 11, in Chicago.

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The Accelerate LIVE! Story


The event brought together more than 140 AEC professionals and 19 AEC professional speakers to explore the future of the AEC industry and the changing built environment. Topics include: machine learning in design, gaming in construction, job site as a factory, AI revolution in AEC, next-gen materials, and world's smartest buildings.

For reactions and recaps of the talks, check out the editorial team on Twitter @BDCnetwork.com, and our Facebook Page for photos from the event.

Stay tuned for 2018 details.

2017 Schedule




May 11th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Talks. Networking. Meals at Venue Six10

10 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL


2017 Partners