Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit

10th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit

May 28 & 29 at Bates Technical College, south campus


Join us for this exciting free two-day event!

May 28 and 29 at Bates Technical College – south campus – 2201 South 78 St., Tacoma, WA

Keynote: Brian Young, WA Dept. of Commerce Clean Tech Sector Lead will provide an excellent link between the clean energy and construction industries and align the theme with the governor’s platform on clean technology.

A strong line-up of industry experts will be presenters and panelists. Here’s one of the panel descriptions:
Virtual Design and Construction – the Future of the Construction Industry: Hear from experts on how technology is changing the industry. VDC is the key to resolving discrepancies within design related documents to improve construc¬tion efficiencies. The impacts of technol¬ogy from design to build and what that means for the workforce.

Registration (it’s required and is free).

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9th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit

Thank you to our vendors, speakers, sponsors and guests for making the 9th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit a successful event! Scroll below the videos for presentations, handouts, links and photographs.


Summit Summary of Proceedings by Alan Hardcastle, Ph.D., WSU Energy Program
Building a Regional Resilience by Capt. Matt Cutts, P.E., M.SAME, USCG (Ret.); Daniela Todesco, P.E., M.SAME; and Yumei Wang, P.E., M.SAME, F.ASCE (Jan. 2015)

Summit Videos

Day One: Sustaining Our Nation’s Infrastructure
#1: Opening Ceremony, President’s Welcome and Keynote Speaker

Other Presentations

Day Two: Cascadia Regional Earthquake Preparedness Workshop

Presentations and Handout


Thank you Sponsors!

Including platinum level LabVolt and others (visit sponsor page)

Summit Photo Gallery


This year’s annual Energy and Construction Best Practices Summit was presented by five Washington state Centers of Excellence. Joining the Center of Excellence for Clean Energy and Construction Center of Excellence are:

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The Cascadia Regional Earthquake Regional Preparedness Workshop (day 2 of this year’s summit) was sponsored by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW)
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