Technology

AGC of America is committed to providing its Members and Chapters with access to the knowledge and skills needed to implement the electronic technologies that are changing our industry.  The AGC professional staff implements and supports a wide spectrum of opportunities for Member utilization of new technologies and understanding of the best practices.

agcXML: AGC is collaborating with owners, designers and solution providers on a set of extensible markup language (XML) schemas designed to enable the efficient exchange of electronic construction project information between leading AEC industry software applications.

BIM: AGC of America is one of the leading proponents of BIM, which is the process of generating and managing a building information model through the use of three–dimensional, intelligent design information.  The Building Division spearheads AGC of America’s effort to bring broader utilization of this family of project design and management tools.

Other initiatives include:

IT Forum Conference: The next IT Forum Conference will be held at The Swissotel in Chicago, IL from Thursday July 31 - Friday, August 1, 2014. The AGC IT Forum Conference is the construction industry's one-stop-shop for information on Cyber Security, DR/BC, Wireless Technology, Technology trends, how to do more with less, and much more...


AGC eForums: The AGC eForums are a collection of email listservs dedicated to the exchange of information on various topics.  There are nearly 60 eForums on topics as varied as:  human resource practice and policy, technology, safety and health, taxes and fiscal policy, project delivery, the environment and all of the contracting divisions.