AGC Summer Convention

Presented by SAIF
Engage: Be Relevant!
August 9-11, Sunriver Resort




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August 9, 2018

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pre-Convention Activity: Golf Outing

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Highway/Heavy/Utilities Contractors Council Meeting

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Board of Directors Meeting

August 10, 2018

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Opening Keynote - Joel Andersen, Andersen Construction

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Educational Breakout Sessions

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  • Talent Engine – The Secret to Recruiting
    and Retaining the Best of the Best, Shawn Busse, Owner & CEO, Kinesis, Inc.
  • The Technology Advantage: Transform your business by focusing on Construction Productivity, Andy Hernandez, Project Superintendent, R&H Construction.
  • The Ultimate Tech Hackathon: 30 Tools & Shortcuts To Use Technology More Effectively, James Spellos, President, Meeting U.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Educational Breakout Sessions

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  • Maximizing Each Generations’ Potential, Seniye Groff, Director of Human Resources and Training, Fortis Construction Inc. and Greg Baker, Employee Development Director, Andersen Construction Company.
  • Planning for a Future of Connectedness and Automation on the Jobsite; Joseph Louis, Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Construction Engineering, Oregon State University.
  • Analytics: Outpace the Competition with Faster Decisions, John McCloskey, Virtual CIO, Convergence Networks.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Spouses Program

12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

AGC of America Keynote and Lunch

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  • Speakers: Steve Sandherr, CEO and Eddie Stewart, President
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Optional General Session: Virtual Reality – James Spellos

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fun Relay Obstacle Course Race

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Famous Friday Reception

August 11, 2018

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Morning Keynote: Apptastic! James Spellos

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Educational Breakout Sessions

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  • Find Out What’s Relevant to You in the New Tax Act! Ryan Nisle, Tax Attorney, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP and Carrie Fortier, CPA, Jones & Roth CPAs.
  • Influence your Future Workforce by Connecting with Local Classrooms, Scott Hiromura, Oregon Connections Training Coordinator, South Metro Salem STEM Partnership.
  • Phishing: Don’t Give Away Your Money, Kathel Kelton, Director of Security Operations / vCISO | Luminant Digital Security and Convergence Networks.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Educational Breakout Sessions

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  • Wrestling with Ethical Conundrums: #tougherwithtechnology, Alisa Brake, Consultant, The Partners Group
  • Overcoming Negative Perceptions of Safety, Andrew Johnson, CSP, CHST, Safety Manager, JB Steel Inc. and Clark Vermillion, CHST, Safety Director,  Arctic Sheet Metal.
  • Jobsite Collaboration: Removing the Headache from Tech, John McCloskey, Virtual CIO, Convergence Networks.
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Closing Keynote

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dance Lessons

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Closing Night Reception

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Closing Night Banquet

8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Closing Night Entertainment


Ball Janik LLP
Black Rock Coffee
Brown & Brown Northwest
Convergence Networks
Cosco Fire Protection, Inc.
Daily Journal of Commerce
Durham & Bates Angencies, Inc
James E John Construction Co.
JE Dunn Construction
Jones & Roth CPAs and Business Advisors
KPD Insurance, Inc.
Knife River
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
Moss Adams LLP
Northside Ford Truck Sales
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
Solutions YES
Star Rentals
Stewart Sokol & Larkin LLC
Stoel Rives LLP
Talbot Korvola & Warwick, LLP
TerraFirma Foundations Systems, Inc.
TS&S Ford
Union Contractors Group
Waste Management of Oregon


Registration Rates

Full Convention: Individual Registration
Your registration includes all education sessions, meals, and events. Does not include pre-convention activities.

Additional Registration(s) From Same Company
After the first registration, each additional full convention registration from the same company receives a discounted rate.

Spouse, Family, Guests, and Youth Registrations
This registration fee is for family members not employed by your company. Your spouse, family, guests, and children must be registered to attend any convention function. Please indicate children’s ages next to their names. College age children must register at the family rate.

Individual Activities/Meal Tickets
One full registration attendee must be included when ordering individual tickets. Tickets are for guests NOT attending the full convention but wanting to attend an individual activity and/or meal.

Registration Rates Early Bird Rates: April 2-May 18 Regular Rates: May 19-July 20 Late/Onsite Rates: July 21-August 11
Member $595 $695 $795
Additional (from the same company) $525 $625 $725
New AGC member as of 2017 $525 $525 $525
Full time college student $300 $300 $300
One-day (Friday or Saturday only) $400 $400 $500
Spouse/Family/Guest $425 $425 $425
Youth: ages 5-high school $125 $125 $125
Non-Member $895 $895 $895

Sunriver Resort

Make your Room Reservations


Sunriver Resort
17600 Center Drive,
Sunriver, Oregon

Please click here to make your reservations online.
If you would like to make your reservations via phone please call 1-800-547-3922.
Please use code: 2I85YV
Special room rates end June 15. 

Lodge Village Guestroom: $229/night*
Lodge Village Suite: $309/night*
River Lodge King: $289/night*
CONDOS: $289/night* + $125 cleaning fee


Questions About This Event?

Contact Christina Devlin, events manager, using the link below or call 503-685-8316.