Opening Plenary Lunch
1 Hour DBIA Credit
This program, led by Fort Worth City Manager David Cooke, focuses on public infrastructure opportunities for the design-build industry in Fort Worth. Attendees will learn about growth markets, drivers of growth, and key considerations for pursuing and executing design-build projects in the city. They will also develop strategies for working effectively with municipality owners like the City of Fort Worth.
Understand the opportunities for the design-build industry in public infrastructure projects in Fort Worth, including specific growth markets and drivers of growth.
Identify key considerations and best practices for successfully pursuing and executing design-build projects in Fort Worth.
Evaluate what is driving growth in Fort Worth, such as regulations, aging infrastructure, and population growth, that could lead to potential projects.
Gain awareness of the considerations of municipal owners like the City of Fort Worth that can lead to developing effective strategies for working with municipality owners, including building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and navigating the city's procurement and contract processes.