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2019 DFDM Collaborative Conference

2019 DFDM Collaborative Conference

Join your peers for a day of education and networking

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM (CDT)

Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center

1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703-3468
United States

Event Details

The 28th annual ACEC WI|DFDM Collaborative Conference is a must-attend event for design professionals working with the Division of Facilities Development & Management. The event provides continuing education and networking opportunities for engineers, architects, contractors and state agency employees.

Agenda & Session Descriptions

The full agenda can be viewed on by clicking the "Conference Agenda" link below. This online page replaces the event brochure and can be shared with anyone interested in learning more.

Session Descriptions

Parking is available on-site at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center and other nearby lots. Parking is not included in the conference registration fee. Visit the website for information. Additional parking is available at nearby City of Madison ramps. This website shows location and availability in real time.

Continuing Education Credits

Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits (up to 5 PDH credits) will be awarded to attendees. AIA Wisconsin is a Registered Provider for the AIA Continuing Education System [CES]. AIA Members will be able to earn AIA/CES learning unit hours.

Conference App

All session information, personalized schedules, map, evaluations and PDH credits are available through the conference app. You can access this app from any Iphone or Android device; the information is also available from any computer.


Registration fee includes conference attendance, conference app, continental breakfast, networking breaks, luncheon and drink ticket at the post-conference reception. Membership will be verified when selecting ACEC WI or AIA Wisconsin member rates.

Cancellation Policy

Registration is fully refundable if cancellation is received on or before October 22, 2019. Cancellations will not be accepted after September 10; however registration is transferable to another individual.


October 29
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Welcome
8:40 AM - 9:40 AM Designing for Hard Bid
9:40 AM - 9:50 AM Networking Break
9:50 AM - 10:45 AM Morning Breakout Sessions
10:45 AM - 10:55 AM Networking Break
10:55 AM - 11:15 AM What's New at DFDM
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM Governor's Remarks
11:35 AM - 12:35 PM Project Showcase & Lessons Learned
12:35 PM - 1:25 PM Networking Luncheon
1:25 PM - 1:30 PM Break/Transition to Roundtables
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Roundtable Discussions
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Networking Break
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM SERF Reconstruction Case Study
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM Conference Wrap-Up
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Networking Reception
Download Agenda