Elagec has been known for being one of the main forums of discussion about Construction Management and Economics as well as for being an opportunity of integration and exchange between the academic knowledge and the industry. This edition will take place along with the II SeIN²Co and will address the new tendencies and perspectives for the development of sustainable construction applied and developed by the industry and the academy.
Elagec 2016 New Trends in Sustainable Construction, intends to gather academics, researchers and professionals of the five continents dedicated to sustainable construction innovation, management and economy.
The International Seminar on Innovation in Construction Project Management offers a space for discussion between academia and industry, from the exhibition of different topics by experts, which can build cooperative relationships that help solve the obstacles currently facing the AEC industry.
In this second version, the seminar focuses on innovation in construction project management, more specific different experiences of the AEC industry in sustainable construction.
The seminar is aimed at professionals in the AEC industry, government agencies, trade associations, academics, students and the public interested in new trends and methodologies in project management with a view to innovation in the industry as a differentiating factor and generating competitiveness.
It will take place at Universidad de los Andes and will be organized by IN²geco, Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería y Gestión de la Construcción (Engineering and Construction Management Research Group), ACE, Grupo de Investigación Arquitectura, Ciudad y Educación (Architecture, City and Education Research Group), ARTS, Grupo de Investigación Arquitectura, Técnica y Sostenibilidad (Architecture, Technique and Sustainability Research Group), the Architecture and Design Faculty and the School of Management and CIIA.
II SeIN²Co; Experiences of the AEC Industry in Sustainable Construction.
VII Elagec 2016; New Trends in Sustainable Construction
Research School; Seminar for Master and Doctoral Students
Price Diego Echeverry for the best research project
The best articles will be published in a special number of the Elagec 2016 in an indexed high impact international magazine. The official languages of the event will be English, Spanish and Portuguese, nevertheless, the articles to be published in the special number will have to be written in English.
We are looking forward to having you here and will be delighted to count with you for the dissemination and promotion of the last advances and the best practices for the whole life cycle in constructions, which guarantee the environmental, economic and social sustainability.
According to the nature of your research, determine whether it is applied or theoretical, choose between the six stated trends the best fitting one, define the corresponding built environment scale and finally identify the life cycle stage in which it is developed.
ELAGEC, better known as “Latin American encounter of Economy and Construction Management”, is a biennial event organized by teachers and researchers from different Latin American countries with unique themes of study related to "Challenges in Construction Management in Latin America”.
Along history, ELAGEC has been held in different Latin American countries, offering the opportunity to everyone related to the Construction sector to be part of this innovative and important event.
Historically, ELAGEC took place in the following countries:
Brazil, organized by NORIE (Core Oriented Innovation of Building) of UFRGS, City: Porto Alegre, RS.
Chile, organized by the Department of Engineering and Construction Management, Engineering School of the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC), city: Santiago.
Colombia, organized by the Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering and, the Faculty of Engineering of Universidad de los Andes, city: Bogotá.
Chile, organized again by colleagues at PUC, city: Santiago.
Mexico, organized by the Department of Civil Engineering. Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudio Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, city: Cancun.
Brazil, organized by Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) and University of São Paulo (USP), city: Sao Carlos, State of São Paulo.
This year, for the second time at the event history, ELAGEC would be taking place in the Universidad de Los Andes, organized by the "Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería y Gestión de la Construcción" (IN²geco), the research group "Arquitectura, Ciudad y Educación" (ACE), the research group "Arquitectura, Técnica y Sostenibilidad" (ARTS) and the Faculty of Architecture and Design.