AEC-ST develops sustainable, high performance & technology solutions for the built environment. It has created, managed and produced Ecobuild®America and the AEC Science & Technology conferences. A company with a depth of experience in technology and event planning spanning more than 30 years for the AEC industry, including creating and managing the former A/E/C SYSTEMS International conferences and exhibitions, it focuses on bringing the entire project team together to advance interoperable design and construction solutions for the full facilities and infra-structure life-cycle.
About AEC-ST’s Founder
George Borkovich is currently Principal and founder of AEC Science & Technology, LLC. Under the umbrella of Ecobuild America, he produced events in Washington, Orlando, Anaheim and Manila, Philippines. In addition he serves as an adviser to Aglobe, Inc., a Tokyo based internet company helping AEC firms do business in China and Japan.
Formerly he 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 and construction professionals in the world. A/E/C SYSTEMS encompassed over a dozen major concurrent shows-within-a-show that he created including The Autodesk Expo; The Bentley MicroStation Mall; ESRI World; The Apple Expo Center as well as many multi-vendor, integrated solutions exhibits by Intergraph, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Nemetschek and others that helped the main event 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.
He 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 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 majored in architecture at Penn State University and Drexel.