Format : 30 min presentation and 15 min Q/A

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction
BIM+GIS: Using InfraWorks and Revit to Make Stunning Presentations
David Ivey
Senior Associate and buildingSMART Manager, HOK
The Connected Construction Site: Why Spectrum Management is important to you!
Dennis Roberson
Board Member at Illinois Innovation Council, Vice Provost for Research and Research Professor in Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Break and Sponsor Displays
Enabling BIM throughout the Project Lifecycle
Trent Miskelly
Vice President of Product & Engineering, Assemble Systems
Nancy Brown
National Account Manager, Assemble Systems
Using an Integrated Virtual Construction Workflow for Cost and Schedule Optimization
Marcel Broekmaat
Market Manager
Trimble Buildings
Beyond the Plan: How BIM and Technology Innovation is Accelerating Past the Point of Intent and Planning Applications to the Critical Areas of Production and Performance Monitoring
Stacy Scopano
Senior Industry Strategy Manager, Autodesk
Reception and Sponsor Displays

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Building Movements and their Effect in High-Rise Structures
Bruce S. Kaskel
Partner, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates
Malcolm Pinto
President, PINTO Engineering

Structural BIM: Perspectives from a CIP Concrete Contractor
Eric Lindquist
Project Manager, Adjustable Forms
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Break and Sponsor Displays
GSA BIM Strategy for Building Operation and Life Cycle Management
Richard Gee
BIM Strategist, General Services Administration (Region 5, Chicago)
Stephen DeVito
Senior Project Technology Specialist, Procon Consulting, LLC
Consultant to General Services Administration (Region 3, Philadelphia)
Progressive Collapse on Buildings
David Vaughan
Director, Applied Science and Investigations
Weidlinger Associates
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Sponsor Displays
Applying Open Standards to Create the Most Complete and Accurate Building Product Database
Marc Goldman
Director of Strategy, BIM, and Virtual Design and Construction, The Blue Book
Developing Technology and Innovative Solutions for Step Change Improvement
Ray Topping
Director, Fiatech
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Break and Sponsor Displays
High Rise Residential Case Study: 455 North Park
Kevin Baker
Coordination Manager, Gurtz Electric
John Jurewicz
General Manager of Virtual Design and Construction, Walbridge
Simulation-based Design and Discovery of Materials: Building from the Bottom Up
Sinan Keten
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University
How do we teach our machines to design and build?
Jordan Brandt
Technology Futurist, Autodesk

Friday, August 15, 2014

Integrating BIM into CTA Design Environment
Jim Harper
Chief Engineer, Infrastructure, Chicago Transit Authority
Matthew Gibbs
Civil Engineer IV, Infrastructure, Chicago Transit Authority
The Cloud that Saved the Tree: How Lend Lease Went Paperless with PlanGrid
Tracy Young and Ryan Sutton−Gee
Co−Founders, PlanGrid
Ryan Reese
Project Manager, Lend Lease
10:00 - 10:30am
Break and Sponsor Displays
What is COBie?
Bill East
Founder, Prairie Sky Consulting
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ret.)
Step by Step: Defining and Implementing IFC and COBie Requirements for a Public Owner
Kristine K. Fallon
President, Kristine Fallon Associates
Closing Remarks
Deke Smith
Executive Director, buildingSMART Alliance
National Institute of Building Sciences