Register Now for the 2020 North American Iron Workers/IMPACT Conference

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Impact of Tech Conference has been cancelled. See you next year in Orlando!

This year, the North American Iron Workers/IMAPCT Conference will make its way to Chicago, where we will be exploring “The IMPACT of Tech.” We will gather at the Sheraton Grand Chicago hotel as we look towards the role technology will play in our industry in the coming years.

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Always a highlight of the year, the annual IMPACT Conference provides a space for Iron Workers and Contractors to come together and explore our common goal of expanding market share for the ironworking industry. There will be group discussions and panels, networking opportunities, and multiple informative breakout sessions. Friday, April 17 will be dedicated to an ironworkers only session and a contractors only caucus.

Here are some highlights you can look forward to during our general sessions:

  • Recognition of The Association of Union Constructors’ Craft Person of the Year
  • Presentation of the George E. Kratzer Acknowledgment of Excellence Award
  • Keynote address: Increasing the Speed of Innovation
  • What Do YOU Get Out of IMPACT? panel discussion
  • Why It’s Time to Embrace Technology and LEAN Thinking! 
  • Kiewit’s Successes Using Ironworker Safety Directors
  • Trimble and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Opportunities Won: IW, BD and SalesForce 
  • Offshore Winds Create Hurricane of Opportunity
  • The Future!
  • And more!

The conference also offers a deep and diverse selection of breakout sessions. As an attendee, you will be able to select which breakout sessions are most relevant to your interests. There are 22 breakout sessions in total over the course of two days.

Click here to view video previews of all Breakout Sessions

Click here to view video previews of all Breakout Sessions

Here are some notable breakout sessions that will be offered, be sure to click the link above to see preview videos with more detail.

  • A Frank Discussion With Iron Workers and IMPACT Leadership (Contractors Only)
  • IW Business Managers AND Politics IN AN ELECTION YEAR
  •  Enforcement 2020 – Prevailing Wage & the Pursuit of Fair Contracting
  • They’re Not Your Grandma’s Hearing Aids Anymore
  • Tech Comes to Rodbusters
  • Communicate Clearly – Crisis Communication
  • Speed Core and the Changing Face of Highrise Construction
  • Innovative Structural Steel Systems
  • Solar! Not just in California
  • Innovative Tools to Help You Manage Your Prescription Benefits
  • And more!

Click here to make your hotel reservation at the Sheraton Grand Chicago

Conference Dates: April 14 – 17, 2020
Conference Location: The Sheraton Grand Chicago
Hotel Address: 301 E North Water Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Hotel Phone: (312) 464-1000
Hotel Reservations: Click the orange link above
Reservation cut-off date: March 23, 2020
Nearest Airports: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD)

See you in Chicago! Click here to log-in and register now!