Sustainable, High Performance and Technology Solutions for the Built Environment
Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
Friday, December 7
Noon – 5pm
Happy Hour Reception 4 - 5pm
Thursday, December 6
10am - 3pm
7am - 5pm
Wednesday, December 5
7am - 5pm
Thursday, December 6
7am – 3pm
Ecobuild America is produced and managed by AEC Science & Technology, LLC.
AEC Science & Technology
1645 Falmouth Road #1A
Centerville, MA 02632
+1 (508) 790-4751 or +1 800-996-3863 (United States and Canada)
+1 (508) 790-4750 (fax)
Under the leadership of principals Richard C. Vendola, Jr. and George Borkovich, AEC Science & Technology, LLC (Centerville, MA), manages and produces the Ecobuild® America conference and exhibit. Together with their executive team they have a depth of experience in technology and event planning for the AEC industry, including creating and managing the former A/E/C SYSTEMS International conference and exhibition. Ecobuild America is designed to educate design and construction professionals on improving our built environment and cover the unique intersection where ecology meets technology. Along with an illustrious Advisory Board, objective educational programs are developed to focus on timely topics and real world solutions.
AEC-ST is a proud member of:
George S. Borkovich — Principal
George was the creator and co-founder of A/E/C SYSTEMS International, Inc., which produced the largest CAD, GIS, and EDM productivity events for design professionals in the world. Encompassing over a dozen major concurrent shows-within-a-show directed to all segments of the design/construction community, A/E/C SYSTEMS main event had grown to annually attract 25,000 attendees and exhibitors in more than 1,400 booths. A second fall event attracted 6,000 attendees to a 400 booth show. Additionally there were seven licensed events running internationally. Mr. Borkovich also co-published Computer Solutions magazine, subscribed to by some 30,000 design professionals. In 1997, the shows, licenses, and magazine were sold to Penton Media. Prior to starting his company, he served on the faculty at The Pennsylvania State University and later was employed by Coxe Associates, Inc., a leading management and marketing consulting firm to architects and engineers. He has lectured at the request of various professional societies, including the American Institute of Architects, the American Consulting Engineers Council, the Construction Specifications Institute, the Architectural Institute of Japan, and the National Academy of Science. He has also written extensively or been quoted on tech matters in the top AEC and trade show publications. Holding Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Education, he also majored in architecture at The Pennsylvania State University and Drexel University.
Richard C. Vendola Jr. — Principal
Yoshiteru Kaneko — Founder, Ecobuild
Mr. Kaneko is founder of Ecobuild and the former CEO of Delphi Inc., Tokyo, Japan, a publishing and event production company that specialized in services for design professionals. He has produced Japan's largest AEC computer shows and conferences, and is the creator of IPEC, for interior designers and Ecobuild, focusing on environmental design. He annually has drawn more than 30,000 professionals to his events, which were recently sold to another event producer. In 2004, Mr. Kaneko was selected as Japan's delegate to the World Green Building Council summit in India. Mr. Kaneko is an architect, member of the Architectural Institute of Japan and is founder and a fellow of the Japan Facility Management Association. He holds a BA from Meiji Gakuin University.
Philip E. Hughes. Jr. — Finance Counsel
Mr. Hughes is a CPA and an attorney with over 25 years of experience in the fields of accounting, tax, and business consulting. He is partner-in-charge of tax services and litigation support for Larson, Allen, Weishair, & Co., LLP. He has served a variety of clients in all major industries including the fields of construction, real estate, and manufacturing in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Hughes specializes in the area of federal and state taxation, especially in the area of sophisticated income tax planning for business enterprises and their entrepreneurial owners. He also has extensive experience in the tax structuring of merger and acquisition transactions between business entities and handled the financial details for A/E/C SYSTEMS sale to Penton Media in 1997. He received his BS in accounting from LaSalle University and his Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law.
John C. Wojteczko — General Counsel
Mr. Wojteczko founded his private practice law office in 1988 specializing in small business buy/sell advisement on trade shows, tax practice, real estate and condominium law, probate, and estate planning, as well as litigation regarding real estate and small business. He serves as an advisor to small corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and investors, and in 1997 handled the legal matters for the sale of A/E/C SYSTEMS assets to Penton Media. A veteran of the US Army where he served as an interrogator and interpreter in Vietnam, Mr. Wojteczko holds a BA from the College of St. Thomas and a Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve Law School.
J. Kevin Grogan - Trademark Counsel
Mr. Grogan has specialized in the practice of intellectual property law for over twenty-five years. During that time he has represented both large and small companies with their intellectual property portfolios. He has had extensive responsibilities in patent, trademark and copyright, litigation, including trademark litigation involving the tradeshow industry. In addition, he has comprehensive experience in both foreign and domestic trademark and patent prosecution in connection with the establishment of trademark and patent portfolios. Prior to receiving his law degree from Seton Hall University, Mr. Grogan was an aerospace engineer and then a physicist at Bell Telephone Laboratories where he conducted research in the fields of laser and semiconductor devices. He is a co-author of a number of technical papers in these areas. Mr. Grogan received both his B.A. and M.S. degrees in Physics from the University of Vermont.