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By / Nov 8, 2018 (sestovic/E+/Getty Images Plus)

The 2018 Fall Owners Leadership Conference, held by the Construction Owners Association of America, begins next week in La Jolla, California. Attendance is expected to top 250.

More than 250 facility owners, project managers, design professionals, builders, and other industry stakeholders are headed to Southern California next week to take part in education sessions and networking events, as well as to learn about the latest products and technology in the exhibit hall.

Organization: Construction Owners Association of America

Conference: 2018 COAA Fall Owners Leadership Conference

Venue: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

City: La Jolla, California

The 2018 COAA Fall Owners Leadership Conference begins Wednesday with education sessions and a welcome from COAA leaders. In the evening, attendees will get to mix and mingle at the opening reception. Also on the agenda:

Become an influencer. Jody Urquhart, motivational speaker and author of All Work & No Say, will deliver the meeting’s keynote address on Thursday morning. She’ll talk about how great leaders can inspire and influence others and create a culture of respect and appreciation.

Explore local sights. Attendees can sign up for a one-hour private guided architecture tour of the exterior of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Completed in 1965 and now designated a historic site, the facility features open, unobstructed laboratory interiors set in a dramatic location, which is said to inspire creativity among researchers.

Learn from other attendees. The Owner’s Roundtable is an unstructured discussion that allows for professional-to-professional sharing of information, best practices, and lessons learned.

Head to Twitter (#COAAFall18) for other details about the meeting.

Samantha Whitehorne

Samantha Whitehorne is editorial director of Associations Now. More »

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