Convention 2020 Schedule  
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

8:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Pre-Convention Seminar

"Under-designed Projects and Rain" How to manage the Impact in Time and Dollars - Tom Olson, Partner, Olson Construction Law, PC

Tom will provide a roadmap on how to obtain both additional compensation as well as time extensions to avoid the assessment of liquidated damages.

Separate registration form, see yellow insert.

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Foundation Board Meeting

11:00 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. Opening Welcome Luncheon & Recognition of Safety Excellence Awards

Lunch Sponsored by BITCO Insurance Companies, George A Lanxon Piling Sales, Road Machinery & Supplies Co., and United Fire Group

Safety Excellence Awards Sponsored by Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.

Matt Mayberry, former NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears
iMatt is currently one of the most-read columnists for Entrepreneur Magazine, as well as an acclaimed keynote speaker, author, and peak-performance strategist. Using a real-world approach, he specializes in maximizing the performance or organizations, teams, and individuals all over the world.

As an athlete and business professional, Matt has a real-world understanding that success is based on the key areas of peak performance, overcoming adversity, motivation, culture, and teamwork. From the football field to being the head of business development for a multi-million dollar healthcare company, to becoming a successful entrepreneur, Matt has the credibility to deliver a keynote speech with a strong focus on actionable ideas and strategies designed to maximize business and personal performance.

Matt Mayberry

2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Division Breakout Sessions:
Asphalt, Associate, PCC Paving, Structures
Specialty, Surfacing, Grading & Underground Utilities

2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Resolutions Committee  

2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Committee Meetings
1. PAC Committee
2. Education & Workforce Development Committee
3. Membership Committee
4. Environmental Committee
5. Specifications Committee

3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. AGCI 98th Annual Membership/Business Meeting
(all members are invited to attend)
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Hospitality Rooms Open  
5:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Board of Directors/Individual Photos  

6:00 p.m. Bar Open - Foyer  
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. President’s Banquet  

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Sponsored by Altorfer Inc.
and Ziegler CAT

President's Banquet/Passing of the Gavel Sponsored by Construction Materials, Inc., Flagger Pros USA;, Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., Northland CDL Training, RTL Equipment, Inc., Star Equipment, Ltd. and Whitfield & Eddy Law

Evening Entertainment Sponsored by Cummins Sales and Service, Great Western Bank; Harrison Truck Center; and Logan Contractors Supply, Inc.

Banquet Bar Sponsored by GATR Truck Center

Passing the Gavel
8:30 p.m.-Midnight: Hospitality Rooms Open  
NOTE: New Thursday Morning Schedule  
Thursday, January 9, 2020  

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Past Presidents/Leadership Academy Alumni/Students Breakfast
Sponsored by Lube-Tech & Partners, LLC


8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Member Recognition and Awards Breakfast

A time to celebrate with your fellow members.  Milestone business and membership anniversaries will be recognized, and members who have proven to be outstanding corporate citizens will be presented AGCI’s highest corporate recognition, the Bravo Award.  Don’t miss it.

Breakfast Sponsored by Engine Rebuilders Inc., George A. Lanxon Piling Sales; Lincoln Savings Bank; and Metal Culverts, Inc.


AGC New Membership Contest Drawing
Prize donated by Jim Hawk Truck Trailers, Inc.

9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Morning Break
Sponsored by Merchants Bonding Company (Mutual)


10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. "UNI Athletics" - David Harris, Director of Athletics, University of Northern Iowa

David will give updates on UNI athletics, staff, coaches and student athletes along with a background on his career.

!11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Legislative Leaders Preview
Scott Newhard, VP for Public Affairst, Moderator - A panel of legislative leaders will preview what is on the immediate horizon in Iowa politics.

Noon-1:45 p.m. Legislative Luncheon
Sponsored by Concrete Pipe Association of Iowa

David Harris


9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Spouse/Guest Activity
Spouses and guests are invited to participate in the activities planned just for them – shopping, lunch, seeing old friends and making new ones.
Mark your reservation on the Registration Form.

Spouse activities are sponsored by: Altorfer Inc., Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., George A Lanxon Piling Sales; Hi-Way Products, Inc., Holmes Murphy & Associates, Inc., JMT Trucking Company, Logan Contractors Supply, Inc., Peterson Contractors, Inc., Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc.; Welle Law, PC and Western Engineering Co., Inc.


Breakout Seminars

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Session #1 “Updates to AGC of Iowa Subcontract" - Steve Sandquist, United Contractors & Panel

The AGC of Iowa Subcontract Task Force has revised the AGC Subcontract. This session will highlight some of those revisions and serve as a refresher on how and when to use the subcontract and exhibits.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Session #2 "Flood Recovery, Partnering for Success"

This panel will give an overview of how the Iowa DOT and various AGC of Iowa contractors worked together to recover from severe flooding in Southwest Iowa in 2019.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Session #3 “Updates to AGC of Iowa Subcontract" - Steve Sandquist, United Contractors & Panel

The AGC of Iowa Subcontract Task Force has revised the AGC Subcontract. This session will highlight some of those revisions and serve as a refresher on how and when to use the subcontract and exhibits.

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Session #4 “Reasonable Suspicion Testing" - Haley Pederson, Employee and Family Resources, Grant Coordinator

Haley will cover current drug trends and an in-depth conversation around reasonable suspicion testing and Iowa Law relating to reasonable suspicion testing.

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Hospitality Rooms Open  

5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Michael J. Manatt Memorial PAC Auction
HOUSBY Auctioneers

PAC Auction Bar Sponsored by Olson Construction Law, PC.

8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. PAC Buffet
Sponsored by: Capital City Equipment Company, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP CLA, Hawkeye Truck Equipment , Lyman-Richey Sand & Gravel Co., Rexco Equipment, Inc. and Truck Country of Iowa
9:30 p.m.-Midnight - Hospitality Rooms Open  

Registration Desk will be open Friday morning to pick up PAC Auction Items



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