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BUILDEX Alberta
October 26 & 27, 2022
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

2022 CALL FOR SPEAKERS DEADLINE EXTENDED!

BUILDEX Alberta will take place face-to-face at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre and explore the future of design, construction, and property management in Alberta. The show will offer a comprehensive educational program with skills building seminars, workshops, panel discussions, and keynotes to enable you to compete in today's evolving market. 

Seminars will focus on a wide range of design, construction, and property management issues, including best practices for new construction, retrofits, maintenance, and management of all types of buildings. 

We invite industry professionals to submit a seminar topic to be presented in the educational program. 

The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, July 15, 2022.

WHY SPEAK AT BUILDEX ALBERTA?

Increase awareness and visibility of your work, projects and expertise.

Share your expertise and contribute to the professional development of industry colleagues.

Develop new business and network with your professional community.

SPEAKING AT BUILDEX

Speaker Benefits

  • An All-Access Pass to BUILDEX Alberta
  • Access to the VIP/Speaker Ready Room, with additional benefits
  • Complimentary access to the BUILDEX Industry Networking Reception
  • Free seminar passes to share with colleagues, peers, or clients to attend your session

Event Themes

BUILDEX Alberta will focus on key themes currently driving the building and construction industry in Alberta. Themes will be released in Summer 2022. 

SESSION SUGGESTIONS

Can you share your expertise through an educational presentation or curate a panel of key opinion leaders? Perhaps you excel at facilitating workshops or hosting debates? We welcome applications from speakers, moderators, and facilitators from a variety of backgrounds. 

Topics of Significant Interest: 

  • Building Envelope Developments, Challenges and Solutions 

  • Commercial Interiors, Space and Trends 

  • Construction Cost Escalation and Uncertainty

  • Deconstruction, Designing for Disassembly, Embodied Carbon, and The Circular Economy 

  • Environmental Social Governance in the Built Environment 

  • Energy Efficiency & Performance, Electrification and Electrified Systems 

  • Health and Wellness in Design 

  • Innovation, Automation, and Digitization in Design & Construction 

  • International Projects with High Relevance to Alberta’s Market 

  • Labor, Talent, The Canadian Construction Workforce and Diversity, Inclusion & Equity 

  • Strategy, Leadership, and Business Management  

  • Legal, Risk Management, Regulation, and Code Updates 

  • Multi-Residential and Affordable Housing 

  • Mass Timber Construction  

  • Optimizing Building Performance and Asset Value 

  • Offsite, Productized, Pre-Fabricated and Modular Construction 

  • Professional and Personal Skills Development 

  • Project Planning, Delivery, Management, and Collaboration 

  • Retrofits, Revitalizing and Converting Existing Assets 

  • Smart & Intelligent Buildings, IoT and Proptech 

  • Sustainable, High Performance, and Net Zero Buildings 

  • Workplace Strategy and Design 

  • Urban Space, Urban Design, Downtown Core and Community Wellbeing 

TOPIC GUIDELINES

  • Topics will be selected based on market trends and current issues. Preference will be given to speakers who can present new and innovative content to a broad audience. 

  • Topics must be educational in content, not commercial or advertorial in nature 

  • There is no “minimum level” of title, qualifications, or experience – diversity is encouraged! 

  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation of receipt. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application in August 2022. 

  • Panels should have a maximum of 4 speakers and 1 moderator


The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, July 15, 2022.


CREATING A DIVERSE PROGRAM

We are committed to making the design, construction, and real estate industries more diverse, inclusive, and equitable. We ask that you give this consideration when submitting your session as we want to ensure representation in all areas (e.g., gender, race, ethnicity, ability, education, expertise, backgrounds, disciplines, industry, etc.) across our seminar program and the show.

SPEAKER CONTACT

If you have questions, would like to get involved as a speaker, sponsor, partner, or otherwise provide us with suggestions for the program, please contact:

James Wyatt

Show Director
Email: james.wyatt@informa.com