Publishing June 15, 2019
TEMPE, Ariz. ‒ Construction in Indian Country (CIIC) National Conference invites session proposals on all areas of construction practice, research and allied fields. Proposals submitted will be for sessions and workshops offered at this year’s CIIC National Conference. This year’s conference theme, “Trailblazing in the Built Environment,” is looking for session proposals that present INNOVATIVE ideas, projects, practices and technologies that sets itself apart from traditional methodologies or processes. We are also seeking to highlight individuals or organizations whose efforts are on the forefront of “blazing trails” for the betterment of tribal economies and development. Submissions should provide relevant and applicable ideas and solutions for rural areas and/or on tribal lands.
The CIIC National Conference Planning Committee will give special consideration to interactive, skills-building workshops with experienced and knowledgeable presenters. Workshops and presenters must appeal to one or more of the following groups (but not limited to): Tribal Enterprises, Tribal Officials, Tribal Leaders, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Suppliers, Architects, Planners or Engineers.
To submit a session proposal: Please visit https://ciic.construction.asu.edu/conference-proposals for more information. Proposals for workshops or presenters are due on or before July 15, 2019. Approximately 2/3 of the workshops will be determined at the end of July for early marketing, with the final list of workshops determined by August 15, 2019.
Celebrating 16 years of emphasizing methods of achieving sovereignty through planning, design and construction. This year’s conference will be held at Harrah’s Ak-chin Hotel & Casino in Maricopa, Arizona from November 06 – 08, 2019.
Registration for the CIIC 2019 National conference can be found online at https://ciic.construction.asu.edu. Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel conference room rate starts at $99 with options to upgrade to a mini-suite at $130. Hotel bookings can be made athttps://ciic.construction.asu.edu/content/book-your-hotel-room. Promotional room rates for CIIC National Conference at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel ends on October 18, 2019. More information about the event can be found at https://ciic.construction.asu.edu.