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DBIA’s Design-Build in Transportation Conference – Bigger and Better

What do you get when you combine nearly 1,000 public and private owners, design-build practitioners and the best exhibitors in the industry? It’s the annual DBIA Design-Build in Transportation Conference held each Spring. Our 2017 event in Minneapolis was a huge success and now we’re preparing for next year’s event to be held March 21-23 in Portland, Oregon.

Give Us Your Feedback

Planning for the 2018 Design-Build in Transportation Conference began before we even left this year’s event. DBIA conferences are built for you, by you, so your comments are very important to help make next year’s Design-Build in Transportation Conference an even bigger success for our participants.
Please take a moment to complete a short survey on your overall conference experience and also give us your evaluation of the conference sessions you attended in Minneapolis. Your feedback is critical to ensuring that this one-of-a-kind industry event continues to grow and improve for our loyal attendees.
Conference Survey Session Evaluations

Online Recordings Available

If you were a full conference registrant at the 2017 Design-Build in Transportation Conference, you now have FREE ACCESS to all of our recorded sessions, including their PowerPoint presentations.

You Can Also Earn Continuing Education Credit

Even if you missed the sessions in person, you can still get additional continuing education credit for recorded sessions at $15 each. PLEASE NOTE: You will not receive additional DBIA continuing education credit for education sessions you attended at the conference. Please refer to your session reporting listing to ensure you do not purchase sessions that you have already attended.
Questions? Contact Allison Leisner,

Look at those Smiles!

They say a picture tells a thousand words. If so, then you can clearly see how glad our Design-Build in Transportation Conference participants are they attended this year’s event. We’ve added hundreds of new photos to our Conference photo feed which attendees can download from DBIA’s Transportation Conference Flickr feed.
Did you miss this year’s event? Relive it here and then get ready to register to join us next year in Portland.

Share Your Expertise

Attendees at the Design-Build in Transportation Conference have access to a broad array of workshops, panel discussions and presentations on many design-build topics. Our search for next year’s presenters will soon begin. We are interested in presenter proposals on topics ranging from acquisition strategies to post-award and operational issues. Are you an owner who can share your design-build “lessons learned?” We’d like to hear from you. More information on how to submit to become a presenter will be posted here soon.

Register Early and Save

Portland NowEarly registration for the DBIA’s 2018 Design-Build in Transportation Conference in Portland, Oregon from March 21-23, 2017 will open in September.
With 145 square miles of exciting things to do, eat, drink, see, hike and explore, we’re excited to bring the Design-Build in Transportation Conference to Portland.
The conference will be in the downtown Oregon Convention Center with convenient hotel room blocks also available for our attendees.
Save the date and check back here for updates throughout the year as we plan for an exciting 2018 Transportation conference. 

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 Future Events

​Did you miss the 2017 event? Save the date for a future DBIA Conference!