We want everyone who attends IGI to gain a better understanding of a wide variety of new innovation and technologies, whether your an expert or a novice, because the impact early adoption can have on our industry has the potential to be profound.  We have arranged the keynotes, breakout sessions, trade show, and networking events in the hope that you will walk away with new knowledge, and inspiration of what's possible. 


Tuesday - Sept. 10


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speed Networking

IGI Exhibitors and Attendees will be paired up to identify ways in which their businesses can take advantage of new innovation and technologies.

Track 1: Alpha, Beta, Pilot Programs (Contractors match up with Technology Firms for unique testing opportunities)

Track 2: Grants, Angels, and Venture Funding (Funding opportunities for unique start-ups and individuals/organizations with new ideas)

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


TAUC and E2E Staff will be staffing a registration desk at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati where registered attendees can pick up their name badges prior to boarding the shuttle buses to the GE Aviation Innovation Center.

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Shuttle Buses to Welcome Reception

Shuttle buses will transport IGI attendees to the Welcome Reception.

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception

IGI Welcome Reception will be held at GE’s Aviation Innovation Center.

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Shuttle Buses Return to the Hotel

Shuttle buses will transport IGI attendees from the Welcome Reception back to the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati.

Wednesday - Sept. 11

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM


Breakfast will be served at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati.

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Welcome Address

By TAUC President Steve Johnson, GEM Inc.

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Welcome to Cincinnati


8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote #1


9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

IGI Accelerator Start-Up Battle Round 1A

Voting by Audience

10:00 AM - 11:35 AM


Choose four of eight 20-minute concurrent breakout sessions by innovation and technology subject matter experts. Procore, LINQ, United Rentals and Interplay confirmed.

11:45 AM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

IGI Accelerator Start-Up Battle Round 1B

Voting by Audience

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

“Increasing the Speed of Innovation”
Diane Kander

by New York Times Best-Selling Author, entrepreneur, and innovation consultant

3:00 PM - 4:35 PM

Discussion Groups

Choose two of four 45-minute concurrent discussion groups led by Owner/Clients, Contractors, Labor Representatives with Technology Provider representatives to offer real world examples of how innovation and technology is impacting these segments of the construction market.

Discussion Group 1: Asset, Labor and Material Optimization

Discussion Group 2: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Analytics Impact on Safety

Discussion Group 3: Building Information Modeling and Digital Twins

Discussion Group 4: Modularization, Prefabrication and Robotics

4:45 PM - 6:15 PM

Happy Hour in the Tradeshow

Mingle among the various technology booths to gain a better understanding about how their innovative solutions could impact the construction and maintenance industry.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dine On Own

Grab old friends or new acquaintances and enjoy the culinary options available to you in and around Cincinnati, OH.

Thursday - Sept. 12

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM


Breakfast will be served at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati.

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Opening Remarks

By TAUC CEO Steve Lindauer 

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote - Mark Maybury

Stanley Black and Decker’s Chief Technology Officer

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Industrial Grade Accelerator Start-Up Battle Final

Construction Technology Start-Up Finalists will compete
before a panel of venture capital investors
for a chance to secure $20,000!

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Panel Presentation: State of Construction Innovation - Finance & Investment (SCI-FI)


10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Closing Remarks

By TAUC President Steve Johnson, Gem, Inc.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch in the Tradeshow

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Post-Event Networking
TAUC-Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA)
Axe Throwing & Brewery Tour