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2021 State Convention Speakers & Educational Sessions

Thursday, July 29, 2021:

  • Chapter, State and Regional Update Breakfast
  • ABC National Political Update Breakout Session
    • Speakers: Melanie Pfeiffenberger, ABC National's Director of Political Affairs & Kristen Swearingen, Vice President, Legislative & Political Affairs
  • Construction Legal Panel Moderated by Louisiana Representative Scott McKnight 
    • Speakers: Murphy Foster, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, Adrian A. D'Arcy, Shields Mott and Michael Lane, Reiss LeMieux 
  • KEYNOTE LUNCH SPEAKERCandace Owens

Friday, July 30, 2021:

  • Construction Technology Educational Session 
    • The state and future of construction technology + safety technology 
    • Speaker: Matt Abeles, ABC National Vice President of Construction Technology and Innovation
  • Survivability Index Educational Session
    • Is your business ready for the future? 
    • Speaker: Kyle Love, Human Dynamics, Inc. 
  • Working with Humans in the New Abnormal
    • Evaluating employee and customer expectations post pandemic
    • Discovering what "belonging" and "inclusion" might mean in your company 
    • Upgrading your communication methods and style 
    • Speaker: Julie Laperouse, Screaming Peacock/Gulf Coast Bank