ENR FutureTech 2019 Agenda

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2:00 PM
Registration Open 

3:00 PM-3:15 PM

Welcome Remarks 

Scott Seltz, Publisher, Engineering News-Record

3:15 PM-3:45 PM

Keynote: Controlled Chaos: Putting a Framework Around Disruption

Kaushal Diwan, National Director of Innovation, DPR Construction 

3:50 PM-4:35 PM

Panel: The Future of Construction Cyber Security in the Age of the Cloud, IoT and Blockchain

Phil Weaver, Senior Director of IT, Warfel Construction Company
Scott Takaoka, Vice President, Aon Cyber Solutions
Richard Volack, Partner, Chair of Data Privacy and Cyber Security Practice, Peckar & Abramson

4:35 PM-4:45 PM

Tech Story

4:50 PM-5:20 PM

Demonstration: The Future in the Toolbox

Steve Moore, Manager of Scheduling and Innovation Support, Robins & Morton
Daniel Fahmi, Senior Scheduler, Robins & Morton 

5:20 AM-5:35 PM

Demonstration: Shedding a New Light on Construction

Michael Filippakis, CEO and Founder, Mflux Lighting
Victor Green, Turner Construction Co.

5:35 PM-5:45 PM

Tech Story

5:45 PM-7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by: Procore



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7:30 AM-8:20 AM

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by: sage

8:20 AM-8:30 AM

Opening Remarks, Day 2

Scott Seltz, Publisher, Engineering News-Record

8:30 AM-9:00 AM

An Open-source Framework for Creating Infrastructure Digital Twins

Bhupinder Singh, Chief Product Officer, Bentley Systems

9:05 AM-9:35 AM

Keynote: Construction Technology Development from the Megaproject Owner's Point of View

Sean Olcott, Technical Director, Virtual Design and Construction Platforms, Gafcon, Inc.
Tiffany LaBruno, Director of Professional Services, Gafcon, Inc.

9:35 AM-10:05 AM

Report: Constellations of Innovation

Jose Luis Blanco, Partner, McKinsey & Co.

10:05 AM-10:20 AM

Demonstration: Social Engagement and the Future of Construction

Lea Stendahl, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Suffolk

10:20 AM-11:00 AM

Networking Break

Sponsored by: Autodesk

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Panel: Blue Collar BIM

Brett Green, Project Manager, Garney Construction
Matt Hedke, VDC Self Perform Manager, Barton Malow
Robert Kipp, Director of Field Operations / General Superintendent,Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.


Scott Blair, Managing Editor, Engineering News-Record

11:45 AM-11:55 AM

Tech Story

12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Panel: Integrating the Robotic Crew Member

Stephen Muck, Founder and CEO, Advanced Construction Robotics
Gaurav Kikani, Vice President of Strategy and Operations, Built Robotics Inc.
Jason Chadee, QA Manager, Iron Workers Locals 40 & 361 Training Facility


Jan Tuchman, Editor-in-Chief, Engineering News-Record

12:45 PM-1:45 PM
Networking Lunch

1:45 PM-2:30 PM

Construction Tech: Better Together

Kris Lengeiza, Director of Business Development, Procore

2:35 PM-3:20 PM

Keynote: The Dodge Perspective

Steve Jones, Senior Director, Dodge Data & Analytics

3:20 PM-3:50 PM

Networking Break

Sponsored by: CMiC

3:50 PM-4:35 PM

Panel: Piloting Starship Innovation

Thomas Donoghue, Manager, Innovation Ventures & Business Development, Bechtel Global Corporation
Zack Parnell, President & CEO, ITI
Zachi Flatto, CEO, Contech


Steve Jones, Senior Director, Dodge Data & Analytics

4:40 PM-4:50 PM

Tech Story

4:50 PM-5:30 PM

Report: Developing Tools for Preconstruction Value Analysis

Kelly Ortiz, Estimating Manager, McCarthy Building Co.
Andrew Zukoski, CEO, Join, Inc.

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Networking Reception

Sponsored by: Bentley

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7:30 AM-8:20 AM
Continental Breakfast

8:20 AM-8:30 AM

Opening Remarks, Day 3

Scott Seltz, Publisher, Engineering News-Record

8:30 AM-9:00 AM

Keynote: Predictive Analytics and AI—Construction's New Frontier

Jit Kee Chin, EVP & Chief Data Officer, Suffolk

9:05 AM-9:50 AM

Panel: Predictive Analytics Strategies for Construction Risk Reduction

Lindsey Rem, Vice President of Systems, Barton Malow
David Bowcott, Global Director - Growth, Innovation & Insight, Global Construction & Infrastructure Group, Aon Risk Solutions
Kaushal Diwan, National Director of Innovation, DPR Construction


Jeff Rubenstone, Associate Editor, Equipment and Technology, Engineering News-Record

9:50 AM-10:00 AM

Tech Story

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

Advancing Image Recognition and AI for Progress Tracking and Schedule Updates

Will Plato, VDC Manager, Hensel Phelps
Mayra Soto, Head of Product, HoloBuilder

11:05 AM-11:35 AM

Report: Visualization at Enterprise Scale

Micah Wells, Automation and Global Innovation Manager, Fluor
Max Eklund, Construction Innovation and Visualization, Fluor

11:35 AM-12:05 PM

Creating HERO, a VR Platform for Hazard Recognition Training

Hamzah Shanbari, Manager, Construction Technology and Innovation, Haskell  

12:05 PM-12:15 PM

Tech Story

12:15 PM-12:55 PM

Panel: Creating Data-driven Tools to Optimize Construction Sustainability

Jenelle Shapiro, Senior Sustainability Manager, Webcor Builders
Stacy Smedley, Sustainability Director, Skanska USA Building
Katie Ross, Senior Sustainability Program Manager, Microsoft  


Scott Blair, Managing Editor, Engineering News-Record

12:55 PM-1:00 PM
Closing Remarks

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