The Iron Workers (IW) and Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) will bring together end users, contractors and industry influencers to address timely industry topics and issues at the 2019 North American Iron Workers / IMPACT Conference themed “IMPACT of Change.” The event takes place February 24-27, 2019 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.

The conference will address pressing issues and timely topics that will shape the landscape of the North American construction industry for decades to come. With 1,200-plus attendees, 70-plus speakers and 50-plus exhibitors, it will be a platform for innovation, the latest industry intelligence and mutual success.

The conference will feature two panels of end users among others. It will showcase the latest construction technology, innovative safety initiatives, top industry intelligence and groundbreaking programs to break the glass ceiling and make skilled trades a level playing field for women. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to hone business acumen, learn best practices and get tips from industry experts to foster business growth and network – all under one roof.

Top speakers of the event include:

  • Anirban Basu, CEO of Sage Policy Group;
  • James Peckham, construction manager and construction competency leader at Chemours;
  • Tony Buzzeo, global director of projects at Hydrogen & Co – Praxair;
  • Chris Fussell, former Navy SEAL officer and president at McChrystal Group;
  • Bob Schulz, global construction technology director at Dow Chemical;
  • Michael Mayra, construction group manager at General Motors Corp.;
  • Mike Staun, associate director of global capital management at Procter & Gamble;
  • Greg Sherlock, associate design director at Gensler;
  • Patrick Duffy, manager of project management at Tampa Electric Co.;
  • Daryl Davis-Ferra, senior investigative advisor for the Western regional office at the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor;
  • Jeffery Creighton, senior corporate manager and lean leader at Barton Malow Co.;
  • Danielle Kleinhans, president & CEO of the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute;
  • Charles Carter, president of the American Institute of Steel Construction;
  • Kirk Brungard, director of the Foundation for Fair Contracting – CHOICE;
  • Steven Sieracke, president of the National Association of Reinforcing Steel Contractors;
  • Tim Speno, president and CEO of E2E Summit;
  • Deb Levy, publisher of USGlass Magazine;
  • Scott Blair, managing editor of Engineering News-Record; and
  • Alfredo Estrada, editor of Latino Magazine.

Click here for more information and to register for the 2019 North American Iron Workers / IMPACT Conference.