The impact of COVID-19 on the construction sector workplace illustrates how quickly disruption can occur. Newsmakers will discuss how employers are meeting new challenges that include crisis management and workforce recovery and rebuilding, how knowledge is being managed and transferred, recruiting and developing next generation talent and why diversity and inclusion not only matter but are core to growth.
Like every profession, the construction industry was upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, and practices of temperature monitoring, PPE usage and social distancing were adopted as some work continued. We'll discuss how construction estimates can be built to account for changes in labor and equipment due to COVID-19 and what impacts the use of social distancing could have on construction project timeline.
Virtual reality, long seen as a presentation tool for marketing, is being used more for actual BIM review and commenting.Panelists will discuss how they use virtual reality systems to perform BIM walkthroughs, make notes and annotations and even generate RFIs. We will explore how collaborating with others in the same virtual space—even thousands of miles apart—can offer value to any job, pandemic or not.
What can contractors do today to prepare for tomorrow? The economic impact of COVID-19 has caused contractors of all sizes to reexamine business practices and invest in everything from accounting overhauls to cloud-based collaboration. But where do we go from here? This webinar will consider what strategies contractors are using to plan ahead in this unusual time.
Construction firms trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 were faced with shutdowns, cautious re-openings and concerns that jobsites could be virus hotspots. Reps from Peacock Construction and Arup will explain how they have found opportunity in the pandemic by repurposing a system for startup and handover of complex new facilities.
This webinar will address how forecasters see construction markets developing in 2021 as we continue to combat COVID-19. Experts will share their views on the market prospects for the industry both nationally and regionally as well as what they see in the coming year from a technology perspective.
In response to the pandemic, contractors everywhere have adopted new protocols to not only keep workers free from injury, but also to protect them from infectious disease. ENR will talk with field safety professionals, a surety expert and early adopters of new job-site safety technology to get a glimpse at the safe jobsite of tomorrow.