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ConExpo-Con/Agg Announces 143 Educational Sessions

ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 organizers announced the show will offer a record 143 educational sessions across 10 tracks. ConExpo-Con/Agg and the co-located IFPE exhibitions will be held March 7- 11, 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, targeting the construction and construction materials and fluid power/power transmission/motion control industries.

“Education is a critical component of ConExpo-Con/Agg, and we encourage attendees to take advantage of the convenience of so many learning opportunities available; they’ll be able to work smarter because of the knowledge they gain here,” said Rich Goldsbury, ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 chair and president of Bobcat Co. and Doosan.


Rock Products will sponsor an educational session focused on the current frac sand market, dealing with the local community and sand-processing technology.

Educational sessions will include a new technology track, to provide attendees with the latest industry knowledge and best practices to improve their professional skills and company productivity. The technology track focuses on industry innovations and future growth opportunities in the technology field, including drones, autonomous machines, 3-D imaging, smart apps, gamification, big data and IoT.

The technology track complements the new 75,000-plus sq. ft. Tech Experience showcasing the ideas and technologies that will transform construction in the future.

ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 education tracks will also offer the latest trends and best practices focused on: aggregates; asphalt; concrete; cranes, rigging and aerial lifts; earthmoving and site development; equipment management and maintenance; management: business best practices; management: workforce development skills; and safety and regulations.

The tradeshow will feature a record 2,500,000-plus net sq. ft. of exhibits of the newest product innovations and technologies to increase productivity, reduce downtime, and enhance safety and sustainability.

Register early to save time and money and get the best hotel rates and availability. Save 40 percent by registering by Jan. 13, 2017. Flexible education ticket options are available to fit attendee needs and schedules. Register online.