COAA was founded in 1994 to serve the interests of construction project owners. COAA is comprised of a diverse group of men and women representing construction project owners throughout America.

Call for Presentations

COAA Submission Guidelines

  • All presentations must be geared to the Construction Owner (the owner of the project). 
  • COAA is no longer accepting speaking proposals for the 2018 Fall Owners Leadership Conference (La Jolla, CA, Nov 14-16).
  • Any new submissions will be considered for the 2019 Spring Owners Leadership Conference (Austin, TX, May 8-10). The spring conference submission deadline is Friday, February 15.  
  • Presentations should be 1-hour in length with 50 minutes of content and 10 minutes of Q & A.
  • As COAA's educational programs are "Owners speaking to Owners" at least one Owner must share in delivering the presentation. 
  • While non-owners (Associates) are certainly welcome to submit and present topics, presentations may not promote products or services. 
  • PowerPoint Presentations presented at a COAA Conference will be pre-loaded on USB Drives and are due to COAA no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the conference.  
  • Biographical information will be required about 2 months prior to the conference.
  • All speakers must sign COAA's standard Speaker Agreement.
  • Audio-visual equipment (LCD projector, screen, sound system, and laptop) will be provided. 
  • Please note: Speakers are responsible for their own registration, travel, and lodging costs.  

Owner Speaker Registration - $695 (Must be a Construction Project Owner)
Associate Speaker Registration - $1,125 (Non Owner, i.e. contractor, architect, attorney, etc.)

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact COAA's Meetings Manager

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