Upcoming Events

  • October 2015

  • Commercial UAV Expo

    Las Vegas, Nevada

    On October 7, DPR's Scott Widmann will be part of a presentation on insurance considerations.

    As the use of drones increases, the policies of insurance companies will also, inevitably, ramp up. This discussion will address critical liability considerations and changes from the perspectives of all constituents: carrier, broker, manufacturer and commercial user.

  • Cocktail Reception and Tour at 2015 ULI Fall Meeting

    San Francisco, California

    DPR will host the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting at our San Francisco office for a short tour and cocktail reception. The building was concieved as a "living laboratory" for the latest in green technologies, materials, and systems. It is currently achieving net-positive energy output, and targeting LEED v4 Platinum Certification and ILFI Net-Zero Certification.

  • 2015 Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo

    Chicago, Illinois

    On October 7, DPR and the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay team will present at the 2015 Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo at the following session: “Forming the Band: 1200+ Players All for One Optimal Healing Environment.”

    The session will help attendees:

    1. Transcend the Big Room to create a thriving *community* with shared values and vision.
    2. Create behaviors that align disparate groups to achieve a higher goal.
    3. Fuel relationship building to generate greater productivity and innovation.
    4. Value metrics and learn what can and should be measured to produce stellar results.

    This year’s Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo will focus on the intersection of design and wellness to serve the community of 2015 and beyond. 

  • 17th Annual LCI Congress: Scaling Lean in the Enterprise

    Boston, Massachusetts

    DPR's Peter Berg, Erika Byse, Joel Darrington, Chris Dierks, Ram Ganapathy, Jason Herrera, and Nathan Wood will be presenting sessions at the 17th Annual LCI Congress in Boston, Massachusetts. 

    This four-day event, held from October 12-16, is a chance for the design and construction communities to come together for training in lean tools and techniques, and hear more about who is driving the next generation of lean processes. 

  • Datacenter Dynamics Converged

    Chicago, Illinois

    DPR's Tom Maples, mission critical project executive, will be speaking at the Datacenter Dynamics Converged conference at the Hilton Chicago. Tom will present alongside team leaders from CyrusOne, Corgan Associates and kW Mission Critical Engineering.

  • November 2015

  • 2015 ISPE Annual Meeting

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    DPR will host a hospitality event. 

  • 7x24 Exchange 2015 Fall Conference

    San Antonio, Texas

    DPR is a gold sponsor and will host a client hospitality event. The conference theme is "Commitment to Excellence" and will take place at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country resort in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

    Washington, DC

    On November 19th, DPR’s Ted van der Linden will present on the life cycle of and impacts on carbon at the 2015 Greenbuild Conference. This year’s conference will be held at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. 

  • Bisnow National Healthcare Expansion Series 2015

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    DPR healthcare project executive George Hurley will be a panelist at Bisnow's National Healthcare Expansion event at the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia. DPR is also a sponsor of this event.

Recent Events

  • September 2015

  • AFCOM Data Center World

    National Harbor, Maryland

    On Wednesday, September 23rd, mission critical project manager Michael Morris will participate in a panel titled, “Aligning Data Center Environmental, Health, and Safety Performance with Customer Expectations.” The session will provide an update on key federal and state environmental regulations that often govern data center operations (e.g., air permits, emergency planning and chemical reporting, waste management) as well as emerging energy efficiency and sustainability drivers. The panel will review steps to ensure compliance and business continuity and share experiences on strategies for working effectively with regulators and stakeholders.

    AFCOM's Data Center World conference will be held at the Gaylord National Conference Center, just across the Potomac River from Alexandria, Virginia.

  • AEC Technology Expo @ USC

    Los Angeles, California

    DPR's Josh Destefano will be a panelist at the innaugural AEC Technology Expo at the University of Southern California. The event will highlight and foster discussions related to emerging technologies within the architecture, engineering and construction realm. Panel discussion topics will include:

    • What does the future of the builing industry look like to you?
    • How is your company being a part of this movement?
    • How has technology started to intersect with the building industry?
  • TLC’s Green Week: The Next Big Thing

    DPR's Ted van der Linden is a guest speaker on Wednesday, September 23 12-1 PM (EST). He will be discussing net-zero campus concepts, including Butte College in Sacramento. Don't miss the opportunity to log on and hear great speakers discuss the next big things in sustainability. 

  • Datacenter Dynamics Converged

    Singapore, South East Asia

    DPR's David Ibarra and Joe Yau will present "The World’s Newest Datacenter Facilities – Perspectives on Engineering, Construction, and Project Management" on day one of the Datacenter Dynamics Converged conference at the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore. DPR is sponsoring the event as a Knowledge Partner.

  • August 2015

  • 22nd Annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational

    La Jolla, California

    Some 25 legends of the surfing world joined an enthusiastic crowd of over 500 guests at Scripps Pier in La Jolla recently to spread the spirit of aloha, while also raising significant funds for cancer research.

    Members of the local community, representatives of the region’s biopharmaceutical industry, cancer survivors and surfing legends and aficionados were among those who gathered for the 22nd annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational on August 9th. This year’s event chair is Larz Lock, of DPR Construction. Over the 22 year history of the Luau, DPR Construction has distinguished itself for its contributions, involvement and leadership, having co-chaired five of the events over the years and sponsoring it for almost every year since its inception. DPR’s Alex Panici, along with Jay Leopold, DPR San Diego's regional manager, served as the 2014 event chairs. Over 20 DPR employees devoted more than 1,060 total volunteer hours to ensure the fundraiser was a resounding success.

    Various surfing legends have participated in the event over the years including Robert August, Billy Hamilton, Shaun Tomson, Peter (PT) Townend, Mike Doyle, Skip Frye, Joel Tudor and Rob Machado.

    Largely sponsored by top name biopharmaceutical companies, including title sponsor Pfizer, this year’s event netted more than $160,000 after expenses. Throughout the past two decades, the unique fundraiser has brought in more than $6 million to support Moores’ cancer research, clinical trials and patient care.

  • July 2015


    San Diego, California

    DPR's Brian Gracz will be a panelist at the Bisnow San Diego Biotech Real Estate event at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina on July 30th. DPR is also a sponsor of this event. 

  • Construct15 - Global Knowledge, Global Solutions Conference

    Perth, Australia

    Several papers written by DPR people will be presented at the Global Lean Construction Conference in Perth, Australia.

  • Savannah Yacht Club Business Connection

    Savannah, Georgia

    DPR Hardin Construction is sponsoring a business connection hosted by the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. This event will be held at the Savannah Yacht Club on July 23 and will be an excellent networking opportunity to connect with professionals in the area. 

  • Bisnow National Data Center Investment Conference Expo

    Tysons Corner, Virginia

    Michael Morris of DPR will be a panelist at the Bisnow National Data Center Investment Conference Expo (DICE) at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia. DPR is also a sponsor of this event. 

  • 2015 SCUP Annual International Conference

    Chicago, Illinois

    DPR will host a hospitality event. 

  • International Seminar on Innovation in Project Management (SeIN²Co)

    Bogotá, Colombia

    Camilo Garcia of DPR will be speaking at a session titled: “Success in the Development of Complex Projects; BIM and LEAN thinking” at Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia on July 9. 

    SeIN²Co will be focused on “Innovation and Construction Project management, new trends and methodologies” developed by AEC industry and academia experts. 


    Naples, Florida

    DPR's Nils Blomquist and Mouji Linares-Castillo will be speaking at a session titled: "Is A Net Zero Campus Possible? What Others Have Done & What the Payoff Can Be" at the Naples Grande Beach Resort on July 8. 

  • June 2015

  • Collaborative IPD & BIM for Innovative & Proven Project Delivery - CETI Winner Webinar

    Online Webinar

    Join this webinar to learn how DPR worked with Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) at the Sunnyvale Center to modernize an existing 55-year-old building. Discover the benefits derived from using DPR’s web application (created in-house) as well as an integrated project delivery (IPD) method and building information modeling (BIM).

  • DPR San Diego 2nd Annual Cornhole Tourney for Charity

    DPR San Diego Office Parking Lot

    DPR Construction raised $18,000 at the company’s 2nd Annual Cornhole Classic fundraiser. One hundred percent of proceeds were donated to the Autism Tree Project Foundation and the San Diego Art Institute Youth Outreach Program.

    “One of our core values at DPR is to build great things and that includes building positive connections in our community,” said regional manager Jay Leopold. “I couldn’t be more proud of our staff, clients, subcontractors and friends in the industry for coming out to raise money for two organizations that help to improve the lives of youth and families in San Diego.”

    This year’s Cornhole Classic event featured 100 teams made up of construction industry professionals playing rounds of cornhole for noteworthy causes. Noted artist Christopher Konecki donated a set of painted original cornhole boards to help raise funds and guests enjoyed food truck fare, craft brews and live music strummed by guitarist, singer and songwriter Casey Turner.

    The Autism Tree Project Foundation is dedicated to improving communities in San Diego County by assisting with education, advocacy, early intervention preschool screening and mentoring for families impacted by autism.  The San Diego Art Institute Youth Outreach Program provides unique opportunities for local students, artists, and audiences to engage with contemporary art. Donations will directly support exhibition and outreach programs across San Diego and beyond.

    Learn more about DPR Construction’s Annual Cornhole Classic event at http://www.dprcornholeclassic.com.