SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

September 18, 2013 16:00 ET

Launch Announcement: Under 40 Leadership Summit III Invites Young Professionals in the Built Environment to Compete for $5,000 in Prizes

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2013) - The 3rd Annual Under 40 Leadership Summit will launch the VISION U40 COMPETITION, where U40 Summiteers will compete in groups to develop advanced concepts to solve major societal and global problems related to the built environment. The winning team will share the $3,000 VISION U40 PRIZE and four runner-up teams will each share $500.

Attendees, under the age of 40 and nominated from architectural, engineering and construction firms, will gather at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco on October 9-11, 2013. The Summit is sponsored by Building Design+Construction, a publication of SGC Horizon LLC/Scranton Gillette Communications.

Summit facilitator and Autodesk Fellow Tom Wujec is the author of "Imagine * Design * Create" and "Five Star Mind." In his video on www.BDCnetwork.com/under40summit, Wujec describes the competition as a collaborative combat sport allowing participants to flex their creative muscles in the pursuit of innovative design solutions.

Attendees can earn up to 8.0 AIA CES Learning Units and participate in exclusive tours of Autodesk Gallery and the Mission Bay/UCSF Science & Technology-Healthcare-Mixed Use District.

The special rate of $195 is available to attendees who register by September 27 (using code U40SF) at www.BDCnetwork.com/under40summit. Hyatt Regency San Francisco reservations may be booked online or by calling 888.421.1442 and requesting the Under 40 Summit room block.

For further information, contact Judy Brociek, Events Manager of Building & Construction Groups, at jbrociek@sgcmail.com; 847.954.7943.

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