AGC Summer Convention: Building Amazing Relationships Presented by SAIF August 11–12, 2017 Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington Register Today! Schedule August 10, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Registration Open 1:00 pm Pre-Convention Activity: Golf Outing + More Details Skamania Golf Course (pre-registration required through AGC) 1:00 pm Pre-Convention Activity: Skamania Lodge Zipline Tour + More Details Reservations made on your own. Call 509-427-0202 and use code AGC for the discounted rate. 1:00 pm Pre-Convention Activity: Rafting + More Details Pre-registration required through AGC August 11, 2017 7:00 am Registration Open 7:30 am Breakfast Buffet 8:30 am Opening Keynote Speaker 10:00 am Coffee Break 10:15 am Spouses Activity + More Details Pre-registration required through AGC Women’s Health and Nutrition Spice It Up! Guacamole & Salsa Competition — Winning signature dip featured at the Famous Friday Reception! 10:15 am Round 1: HIT Discussion Sessions 10:55 am Round 2: HIT Discussion Sessions 11:35 am Round 3: HIT Discussion Sessions 12:15 pm AGC of America Keynote and Lunch 2:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting 4:15 pm Highway/Heavy/Utilities Contractors Council Meeting 4:00 pm Free Time 6:00 pm Famous Friday Reception – Game Night 9:00 pm After Hours Activity August 12, 2017 7:00 am Registration Open 7:00 am Yoga + More Details Open to all attendees (pre-registration required through AGC) 7:30 am Breakfast Buffet 8:30 am Morning Keynote + More Details 8:30–9:15 am Nailed it: how to help your employees be healthy and thrive Healthy employees are good for business. That’s one reason SAIF supports Total Worker Health®, the combination of health and safety that leads to employee well-being. In this workshop our TWH experts explore the value on investment of this approach, discuss ways an employer can influence health, and dig in to examples of how to create an environment to help your employees thrive. You collaborate with your peers to try your hand at identifying your own worksite “hazards and controls” for health, along with how to address them. 9:15–10 am How to Build Meaningful Relationships in a Digital World 10:00 am Coffee Break 10:15 am Educational Breakout Sessions + More Details Building Excellent Public/Private Partner Construction Relationships Alex Naito, attorney, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP; Alex Naito, attorney, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP; and Darin Stegemoller, General Manager, J.E. Dunn Construction Co. Moving Safety From A Function in Your Company To A Pulse In Your Company Matthew C. Stopher, CRM, CIC, Vice President, k.p.d. insurance and Risk Solutions Retaining and Motivating Employees: It’s All About Engagement Mark Steranka, Partner, Moss Adams; Joe McDonnell, CPA, Moss Adams Recent Developments In Employment Law: Maintaining Amazing Employer/Employee Relationships In A Changing Legal Landscape Allyson S. Krueger, Partner, Dunn Carney, and William R. Joseph, Partner, Dunn Carney Allen Higgens & Tongue LLP Preserving your Claim Rights without Sacrificing your Relationships Angela Otto, Partner, Ball Janik LLP Legal Advisers For sessions descriptions and speaker bios click here. 11:15 am Coffee Break 11:30 am Educational Breakout Sessions + More Details How the Next Generation Will Get Paid Paige Spratt, Lawyer; Stephanie Holmberg, Lawyer; and Dave Anderson, Lawyer, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Identifying Cracks in the Foundation of Your Business: Are You Leaving Money on the Table? Mike Hawkey, CPA Partner, Construction, Aldrich CPAs + Advisors; and Chad Emmert, CPA, CCIFP Senior Manager, Construction, Aldrich CPAs + Advisors Tips & Techniques for Detecting and Preventing Fraud in Your Construction Company Jim Christian, CPA, Jones & Roth, and Evan Dickens, CPA, Jones & Roth Creating Respectful Workplaces: Emerging Best Practices and Pilot Projects Tiffany Thompson, Advocacy and Consulting Program Manager, Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. What Is In the Way of Building An Amazing Team and Effective Relationships Amir Fathizadeh, President, Business Coaching Collaborative For sessions descriptions and speaker bios click here. 12:30 pm Lunch 1:00 pm Closing Keynote - Bike-A-Thon + More Details Open to all attendees, spouses, and youth 3:00 pm Spouses Program + More Details Pre-registration required through AGC Up-Dos – Getting Gussied Up for SIR August 12, 2017 6:00 pm SIR Awards Gala Youth Program + More Details Games Dinner Movie 6:00 pm SIR Awards Reception 7:00 pm SIR Awards Banquet 8:00 pm SIR Awards Program 9:30 pm SIR Awards After Party Entertainment - Hit Machine! Keynote Speakers Art Daniel, President of AGC of America Art Daniel is president and COO of AR Daniel Construction Services, Inc., a family owned construction business in Cedar Hill, Texas. AR Daniel Construction performs highway and utility construction in Texas and surrounding states. Art is a 1973 graduate of Houston Baptist University with post graduate and graduate studies in cCivil engineering and landscape architecture at the University of Texas at Arlington. Art has been actively involved in AGC at both the chapter level and national level. Art served as AGC of Texas president in 2004 and has served and chaired numerous committees and task forces, served as the Municipal and Utility Division chair, and as a board member of AGC Charities. He is also a member of the Consulting Constructors Council. Ken Simonson is chief economist for the AGCA. He joined AGC on September 10, 2001, and has since provided insight into the economy and what it implies for construction and related industries. Ken has 35 years of experience analyzing, advocating, and communicating about economic and tax issues. Before joining AGC, he was senior economic advisor in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. He also worked with the President’s Commission on Industrial Competitiveness, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, and an economic consulting firm. Ken Simonson, Chief Economist, AGC of America Steve Sandherr, Chief Executive Officer, AGC of America Stephen Sandherr joined the AGC of America staff in 1984 as assistant director of Collective Bargaining Services. From 1986 to 1989 he served as AGCA’s director of Congressional Relations. After a short break, he rejoined AGCA as executive director of Congressional Relations in 1991, and was promoted to chief executive officer in 1997. Steve’s role is to maintain relations with AGCA’s 94 chapters nationwide, coordinate government relations activities, and enhance AGCA’s involvement with business coalitions. For Breakout Session descriptions and speaker bios click here. Activities Skamania Lodge Activities Zip Line Tours Hiking Climbing Biking Whitewater rafting Windsurfing Kayaking Photos of Past Summer Conventions Sponsors Presenting Sponsor Closing Workshop - Bike-A-Thon Event Opening Keynote Sponsor Event Closing Keynote Sponsor Technology Sponsor Lanyard Sponsor Premier Friday Lunch Keynote Speaker Friday Evening Entertainment Event Opening Keynote Speaker Famous Friday Reception Zip-lining Activity Sponsor Famous Friday Reception Sponsor Rates Full Convention: Individual Registration Your registration includes all education sessions, meals, and events, including the SIR Awards Gala. 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. NEW! Team of Eight Registration Registration for eight individuals from same company, or four individuals from same company and their spouses. Includes sponsorship recognition and reserved table at opening keynote, all education sessions, meals, and events, including the SIR Awards Gala. Does not include pre-convention activities. 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 Regular Rates: June 1-July 31 Late/Onsite Rates: August 1-12 Member $695 $795 Additional (from the same company) $625 $725 Team of Eight (for eight individuals from the same company, or four individuals from the same company and their spouses) $4,000 $4,000 New AGC member as of 2016 $525 $525 Full time college student $300 $300 One-day (Friday or Saturday only) $400 $500 Spouse/Family/Guest $425 $425 Youth: ages 5-high school $125 $125 Venue Make your Room Reservations Please use this link or call 844-432-4748 and use code 1XR31M to receive our special room rates. Skamania Lodge 1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way, Stevenson, WA 98648 For directions click here.