BERKELEY, CALIF./ APRIL 24, 2019 (STL.News)
Registration is now open for Offsite Construction Expo – San Francisco. Offsite Construction Expo (OSCE) will be returning to the University of California, Berkeley June 20th for its first regional show of 2019.
These regional expos will offer a focused presentation of the abilities of offsite construction across all markets. With the steady adoption of offsite construction methods across North America, there is simply no greater opportunity to reach key partners in the industry.
Attendees and exhibitors alike will benefit from the variety of modular vendors and component suppliers all in one room. Exhibitors include offsite construction contractors, traditional contractors that have integrated offsite methods, offsite factories, transportation companies, BIM suppliers, materials suppliers, and consultants of all types of offsite construction processes.
A preview of some of the exhibitors who will be at OSCE San Francisco:
Blazer Industries Inc.
Dryvit Systems, Inc.
Guerdon Modular Buildings
Kitchens To Go
Modern Building Systems
neUdesign Architecture, LLC
Northern California Carpenter’s Regional Council
Phoenix Modular Elevator
Precision Structural Engineering
Silver Creek Industries
TL Shield and Associates, Inc.
WESCO Distribution, Inc.
Additionally, each expo will include several presentations from industry leaders on the latest trends and developments in offsite. The following will be featured at OSCE San Francisco:
Michael Merle of Guerdon Modular Buildings will discuss the efficiencies of modular construction in the context of Oakland’s innovative affordable housing project, Coliseum Connections.
Farid Ibrahim of Clark Pacific will discuss how early collaborative engagement can enable an environment more conducive to successful implementation of offsite construction strategies and delivering its associated owner benefits of improved cost certainty, compressed construction schedules, increased quality, and significantly reduced impacts to campus operations.
Craig Mitchell of Metric Modular will present a case study on the 220-Bed Student Residence at Trinity Western which was completed in only nine months using modular construction.
Troy Tiddens of neUdesign Architecture will explore similarities and differences associated with various modular design phases and how a hybrid team may be the most effective solution.
Joe Chen of Oak Pacific Investments will examine what venture investors like and dislike about the modular construction industry.
Martha Trela of UrbanBloc will discuss “Urban Acupuncture” and the utilization of forgotten corners in dense urban locations to create human-scale amenities.
If you are interested in learning about offsite construction, OSCE is the place to be. The event is only $249 for qualified attendees and $1,500 for non-qualified attendees. Qualified attendees include developers, architects, engineers, traditional contractors, government agencies, schools, and universities. Qualified attendees are not individuals engaged in the business of offsite construction, nor are qualified attendees suppliers of building materials or products.
The 2019 Offsite Construction Expo – San Francisco supporters include the Modular Building Institute, Resideo, and Johns Manville.
For more information about sponsoring, attending, or exhibiting at Offsite Construction Expo, please visit http://www.offsiteconstructionexpo.com.