Advancing Field Technology is returning

with more scope than ever before

August 20-22 | Chicago, IL

Speaker Faculty

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Jonathan Putman
VP & Director of Operations Technology
Clune Construction Company

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

08:10 | Keynote: Creating a Strategy to Expand Your Technology Infrastructure & Identify New Value Opportunities in the Field

Kris Lengieza
VP Operational Excellence
Stiles Construction

Leah Fiore
Director of Business Consulting
Gilbane Building Company

Day One

Monday, August 20

09:30 | Case Study: Developing a Flexible Training Program to Engage Both Technology Novices & Experts

David Stone
Director of Virtual Construction
HITT Contracting

Anthony Thompson
VDC & BIM Specialist
New York City Department of Environmental Protection

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

15:00 | Panel: What is the Future of Construction Technology? Maximizing the Potential for R&D & Innovation

Daniel Caven
Global Technology Design Lead
WATG Urban

Neil Ross
Business Architect & Technology Strategist
Microsoft

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

14:30 | Panel: What Do Owners Find of Value with the Use of Model Data & Where Have They Had Most Success?

John Jurewicz
Director Technology Optimization
Walbridge

Cliff Moser
BIM Design & Construction Services
Stanford Healthcare

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

14:30 | Panel: What Do Owners Find of Value with the Use of Model Data & Where Have They Had Most Success?

Lincoln Wood
Technology & Innovation Director
Turner Construction

Day One

Monday, August 20

08:10 | Keynote: Establishing the Business Case for Emerging Technology When Using Metrics That Are Difficult to Measure

David Pikey
VP Corporate Technology
The Hill Group

Hannu Lindberg
Director of VDC
DPR Construction

Mark LaBell
Senior VDC Director
SSOE Group

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

15:00 | Panel: What is the Future of Construction Technology? Maximizing the Potential for R&D & Innovation

Jon McFarland
BIM Coordinator - Model Manager
Goodyear Engineering Innovation

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

14:30 | Panel: What Do Owners Find of Value with the Use of Model Data & Where Have They Had Most Success?

Jonathan Deming
Director of BIM & Construction Technology
EMJ Corporation

Jim McCarthy
Director of Preconstruction – VDC & Solutions Engineering
M & W Group

Raul Gomez
Director of Operational Technology
Robins & Morton

Jason Jones
Director of Technology
O’Neal Inc

John Cole
BIM & VDC Director
Layton Construction Co Inc.

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

15:20 | Improving Long-Term Relationships Between the Client & Contractor to Ensure Efficiency of Model Use Post Handover

Terrence McNamara
Director of Technology Innovation
Teichert

Wendell Barnes
Manager of Business Consulting
Gilbane Building Company

Day One

Monday, August 20

09:30 | Case Study: Developing a Flexible Training Program to Engage Both Technology Novices & Experts

Michael DuLaney
BIM Manager
UC Health

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

14:30 | Panel: What Do Owners Find of Value with the Use of Model Data & Where Have They Had Most Success?

Gaurav Joshi
Operations Manager – Interiors & Special Projects
Turner Construction

Day One

Monday, August 20

08:10 | Keynote: Establishing the Business Case for Emerging Technology When Using Metrics That Are Difficult to Measure

Darren Roos
Corporate VDC & BIM Director
Bernards

Dennis Rodriguez
BIM Enterprise Manager: Transportation – Aviation
LAX

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

14:30 | Panel: What Do Owners Find of Value with the Use of Model Data & Where Have They Had Most Success?

Hitesh Dewan
Director of Technology Integration
Roebbelen Contracting

Day One

Monday, August 20

17:50 | Streamlining the Data Feedback Loop between Departments to Increase Transparency & Optimize Workflows

Scott Vlasek
BIM Specialist
Marek Brothers

Krupesh Kakkente
Construction Technology Integrations Manager
DPR Construction

Day One

Monday, August 20

17:10 | Panel: Encouraging the Input of Field Staff to Ensure Continuous Improvement of Systems

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

10:00 | Case Study: Leveraging BIM in Preconstruction to Improve Design & Planning: Setting up the Project for High Productivity

Jeremy Larsen
Director of Product Management
Viewpoint

Jason Deans
Director of Virtual Construction
Barnhill Contracting Company

Andrew Pitcher
BIM Manager
Joeris General Contractors

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

15:00 | Panel: What is the Future of Construction Technology? Maximizing the Potential for R&D & Innovation

Landon Wren
VDC Manager
The Whiting-Turner Construction Company

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

09:00 | Establishing Lean Workflows in Project Planning to Enhance the Use of BIM Across the Project Team

Shashikala Sriram
Preconstruction Manager
DPR Construction

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

10:00 | Case Study: Leveraging BIM in Preconstruction to Improve Design & Planning: Setting up the Project for High Productivity

Travis Voss
Technology Manager
Mechanical Inc.

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

14:20 | Enhancing Planning & Contracting Stages to Maximize Use of Technology Across All Stakeholders

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

16:00 | Reviewing Alternative Systems for Handing Over Facilities Management Information to the Client to Enhance Clarity & Efficiency

Rick Jeschke
Senior Project Manager
W E O’Neil Construction

Richard Lopez
VDC Manager
Hensel Phelps

Josh Taylor
Integrated Technology Manager
Mortenson

Day One

Monday, August 20

08:50 | Encouraging Field Staff to Embrace & Engage With New Technology

Bob Dolan
National Account Manager
Triax Technologies

Judd Fuoto
Senior Analyst
Southland Industries

Day One

Monday, August 20

17:10 | Panel: Encouraging the Input of Field Staff to Ensure Continuous Improvement of Systems

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

15:00 | Panel: What is the Future of Construction Technology? Maximizing the Potential for R&D & Innovation

Joe Ehlers
VDC Director, CAD & BIM Manager
Prism Electric

Suleiman Alsafuori
Project Manager
Corbins Electric

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

15:00 | Panel: What is the Future of Construction Technology? Maximizing the Potential for R&D & Innovation

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

11:30 | Reviewing Tools & Systems That Can Increase Speed & Accuracy of Clash Detection

Gregg Haeberle
VDC Implementation Manager
Rogers Builders Inc

Day One

Monday, August 20

17:10 | Panel: Encouraging the Input of Field Staff to Ensure Continuous Improvement of Systems

Bobby Goldsberry
BIM & VDC Manager
Key Construction

Chad Holbrook
VDC Manager
W E O’Neil Construction

Amber White
BIM Technology Manager
Jacobs

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

12:30 | Case Study: Keeping As-Built Models Up-to-Date to Optimize Data Handover to Clients

Jacob Price
Project Manager
The Whiting-Turner Construction Company

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

09:00 | Establishing Lean Workflows in Project Planning to Enhance the Use of BIM Across the Project Team

Paul Godwin
BIM Manager
Marek Brothers

Nick Bobbitt
Senior VDC Engineer
Barton Malow

Daniel Fahmi
Senior Scheduler
Robins & Morton

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

13:40 | Leveraging Lessons Learned to Optimize the Technology Adoption Process

Connor Sheen
Field Engineer
Mortenson

Day One

Monday, August 20

17:10 | Panel: Encouraging the Input of Field Staff to Ensure Continuous Improvement of Systems

Taylor Williams
VDC Engineer
Barton Malow

Kristi Galloway
IT Administrator
Joeris General Contractors

Ray Garrett
Senior Manager
University of Michigan

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

14:30 | Panel: What Do Owners Find of Value with the Use of Model Data & Where Have They Had Most Success?

Cathi Hayes
Director of Global Business Development
HxGN SMART Build

Day Two

Tuesday, August 21

09.50 | Transforming Construction with Digital Construction Management and Laser Technology

Raymond LaBrec
AVP Facilities Management
Rush University Medical Centre

Focus Day

Wednesday, August 22

14:30 | Panel: What Do Owners Find of Value with the Use of Model Data & Where Have They Had Most Success?