The East Carolina University (ECU), U.S. A.; Auburn University (AU), U.S.A.; and Florida International University (FIU), U.S.A. organized the seventh International Conference on Construction in the Twenty First Century (CITC) on 19-21 December 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Naveed Anwar, Executive Director, AIT Consulting was the conference’ keynote speaker.


CITC Conferences aim to facilitate communication between multi-disciplinary teams involved in engineering, management, and technology and address different perspectives in the construction industry in an effort to better understand and improve the construction industry in the twenty-first century.


CITC-VII, themed “Challenges in Innovation, Integration, and Collaboration in Construction and Engineering” provided an international forum for the discussion of topics on Construction Project Management and Construction Technology, which are important to developing new knowledge in construction and engineering disciplines.


The conference gathered professionals in academia and research, practicing and consulting engineers/architects, construction industry professionals, public/private sector managers, builders, policy makers, assessors, certification and funding bodies, and government officials concerned with projects and programs in construction.


For more information about CITC-VII, please visit