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Speakers Announced for CI’s Visionaries Forum

East Hartford, CT – The Construction Institute has announced the panelists for the 11th Annual Visionaries Forum, to be held Sept. 30 from 4:00 ­- 6:00 p.m. The event is open to the public and will be held virtually.

This year’s panelists will explore the intersection between technology and people. Among the panelists are experts in designing and building on Mars, using leading technology to create digitally integrated project delivery methods, designing WELL buildings to support our human needs, and using innovative conflict prevention techniques to improve project performance. This is the cutting edge of our industry!

The forum will be moderated by Dr. Ibrahim Odeh, founding director of Global Leaders in Construction Management for Columbia University.

He will be joined by these industry leaders:

·       Phil Bernstein, associate dean and professor adjunct, Yale School of Architecture

·       Stephen Brown, vice president global market development, WELL AP

·       Howard Carsman, global construction claims manager, Intel Corp

·       Melodie Yashar, co-founder, Space Exploration Architecture

The Construction Institute is a nonprofit organization of diverse AEC professionals dedicated to creating a learning and dynamic industry landscape. To learn more about the institute and to register for the program, visit