Tech ExperienceA 10 by 22-foot smart city replica was unveiled this week by the planning team for CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 at the show's Exhibitor Meeting in Chicago.

The replica demonstrated how a smart city, through sensors and analytics will be able to transform information into digestible data, providing knowledge for the city to work smarter. The replica will be on display at the upcoming CONEXPO-CON/AGG show, slated for March 10-14, 2020. In addition, the smart city replica will showcase several scenarios at the show's Tech Experience, including; 

  • Different city grids and how a city responds to heat, wind and storms. 
  • Connectivity in the city, including 5G, sensors, telematics and IOT, and
  • Impacts of construction. The jobsite of the future within the city and how equipment will communicate will also be on display.

“We were beyond excited to reveal the Smart City today,” said Al Cevero, AEM's senior vice president  construction, mining and utility. “Our goal for the Tech Experience in 2020 is to show contractors how all of these exciting new technologies will impact their current work, how the expectations and demands of customers will change and how the current state of infrastructure may change.”

View this week's CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE Exhibitor Meeting livestream for more information about the shows and news about the 2020 Tech Experience. 

Expanded Footprint, Connected Campus

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is expanding its 2020 footprint to include the Las Vegas Festival Grounds, located on the Las Vegas Strip adjacent to the Circus Circus Hotel. Types of exhibits in the Festival Grounds will include aerial and cranes, earth moving, hauling and underground construction.

The 2020 show connected campus will also include new and expanded transportation, attendee experiences and registration locations. Features will include multi-site drop off locations for shuttles, complimentary monorail passes, golf cart shuttles, and various experiential transportation options to accommodate for the attendees throughout the week.

“AEM is committed to bringing people together at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, as the show serves as a catalyst for industry growth and development,” said Dana Wuesthoff, vice president of exhibitions and event services at AEM and CONEXPO-CON/AGG show director.  “We wanted to make sure everyone can explore the entire show and have the best possible experience.”

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