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BuiltWorlds Summit 2017

Date & Time

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:00 pm - Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Venue

theWit Hotel 201 North State St Chicago, IL 60601

BuiltWorlds’ annual marquee event brings together some of the most important minds of the built environment. Tech and industry executives from around the country come together to be an intrinsic part of the conversation about the impact of technology and practices affecting the built environment. At our 2016 event (formerly named CEO Tech Forum), we saw attendees from 17 states and 2 countries.

We’re passionate about improving our built future — and we know you are, too. Join us for another great year!

THE BUILTWORLDS SUMMIT IS AN EXCLUSIVE 3-DAY GATHERING OF THE BUILT INDUSTRY’S LARGEST COMPANIES, LEADING STARTUPS, AND MOST INNOVATIVE CEOS AND STRATEGISTS.

Disruptive technology, climate change, global urbanization, and the millennial workforce are redefining how we build.

As a forward-thinking leader in the built industry, it’s your job to make sense of it all and figure out how to adapt.

Consider this your personal invitation to 3 action-packed days filled with expert keynotes and panels, interactive breakout sessions, and opportunistic networking that will arm you with the tools you need to breakthrough the noise and figure out how to position your built company for success in the face of uncertainty.


WHAT YOU GET WITH YOUR SUMMIT TICKET:

  • Access to Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday conference sessions hosted at theWit Chicago hotel
  • Tickets to 2 rooftop networking, breakfasts, and cocktail receptions, exclusive to Summit attendees
  • 3 small-group breakout sessions (sessions by Clareo)
  • Opportunity to attend a “Dine Around,” an intimate networking dinner with a hand-selected mix of other Summit attendees
  • Closed event at UI Labs Chicago: Attend the launch of Cityzenith, a software platform and city information modeling tool for analyzing and visualizing city and project data
  • Access to exclusive BuiltWorlds Summit LinkedIn group
  • Access to a private cloud page, which includes conference presentations, notes and other proprietary materials

HOW WILL YOUR BUILT COMPANY ADAPT TO THE TECH REVOLUTION?

Nearly 10 years ago today, we were months away from the worst recession in decades.

Here we are in 2017, and change is — once again — upon us. But this time, not in the form of financial crisis, but in a technological revolution and strategic globalization.

So the question begs: How will your company adapt to disruptive change?

As a leader, it’s your job to figure it out, and others are counting on you. But luckily, you don’t have to answer this question on your own.

At the BuiltWorlds Summit this May, we’re hosting 150 of the most respected CEOs, executives, and strategists from across the built industries for three days of collaborative, actionable problem solving. We’d like to personally invite you to be a part of it.

It’s a group of some of the smartest and most innovative leaders you’ll meet. And aside from what you’ll learn from each other, the personal connections you’ll leave with will have you feeling supported, reenergized, and confident about the steps ahead of you.

DO YOU WANT TO:

  • Work through your business pain points with a group of trustworthy executives who are facing the same issues?
  • Meet and build real personal relationships with other well-known executives and founders from across your industry?
  • Hear the latest updates on critical industry topics like Smart Cities, Augmented and Virtual Reality, the Next Generation Of Tools, Equipment, And Materials, BIM And Construction Innovation, and More?
  • Get real feedback on your brand/product from proven thought leaders, rather than expensive consultants, in a trusted, intimate setting?

If so, you’ll want to join us at the Summit this May.

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Speakers

Bill Abolt

Vice President, AECOM

Tim Bakos

Director of Operations, Perkins+Will

Aaron Block

Co-Founder and Managing Director, MetaProp NYC

Kevin Bredeson

Vice President, Virtual Design and Construction, Suffolk

Ryan Cialdella

VP of Research and Development, Ozinga

Tiago Correia

Director - USA, Zaha Hadid Architects

Jesse Devitte

Co-founder, Borealis Ventures

Kaushal Diwan

Innovation Group Leader, DPR Construction

Michael Ellch

VP of Development, Related Midwest

Ginger Evans

Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA)

Cheryl Foil

Principal, Venture Group, Kiddar Capital

Constance Freedman

Founder and Managing Partner, Moderne Ventures

Lon Grohs

CCO, Chaos Group

Alan Guy

COO, Anvil Builders

Bassem Hamdy

EVP of Marketing and Enterprise Strategy, Procore

Ken Hepburn

Managing Partner, Next Dimension Technology Partners

Utopia Hill

Director of Project Management, Procurement & Construction, Invenergy

Chad Hollingsworth

President, Triax Technologies, Inc.

Sean Iacobone

CPO and Co-Founder, Pillar Technologies

Josh Kanner

Founder and CEO, Smartvid.io

Yama Karim

Principal, Studio Libeskind

Tim Kelly

Product Manager, Assemble Systems

Aaron Koch

Chief Resilience Officer, City of Chicago, Office of the Mayor

Brian Lakamp

Founder and CEO, Totem Power

David Lyman

Co-Founder and CEO, BetterView

Robert Mankowski

VP, Product Development, Bentley Systems

Farhan Masood

CTO, SoloInsight

Chris Mayer

EVP & Chief Innovation Officer, Suffolk

Garrett Miller

Chief Operating Officer, Digital, Current, powered by GE

Brian Myerholtz

Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group

Jake Olsen

VP of Field Engineering, DEWALT

Stan Pepper

Chairman and CEO, The Pepper Companies

Dwight Pullen

SVP & Aviation Center of Excellence Leader, Skanska USA

Jim Quanci

Senior Director, Autodesk Developer Network

Carlo Ratti

Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati

Andrew Salkin

SVP, City Solutions, 100 Resilient Cities

Ryan Salvas

Director of Innovation, Skanska

Tom Scarangello

P.E. Chairman and CEO, Thornton Tomasetti

Tom Schenk Jr

Chief Data Officer, City of Chicago

Shane Scranton

CEO and Co-Founder, IrisVR

David Spielfogel

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Ekistic Ventures

Jennifer Suerth

Vice President - Technical Services, Pepper Construction

Kelsey Taylor

Founder, Engage Civil

Alain Waha

Global head of BIM and Digital Design, BuroHappold

Karen Weigert

Senior Fellow, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Agenda/Schedule

Day 1 Schedule
Time Session Toggle Session View
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. SOM | Open House Office Visit
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. MHub | Open House Office Visit
3:00 p.m. Cityzenith launch of 5D Smart World event
5:00 p.m. Reception and Networking
6:15 p.m.
Speakers: Matt Abeles, Co-Founder, BuiltWorlds Matt Gray, Co-Founder, BuiltWorlds; Co-Chairman, Graycor Inc
6:30 p.m.
Speakers: Stan Pepper, Chairman & CEO, The Pepper Companies
7:15 p.m. Reception and Networking
Day 2 Schedule
Time Session Toggle Session View
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m.
Speakers: Aaron Koch, Chief Resiliency Officer, City of Chicago; Robert Mankowski, VP, Product Development, Bentley Systems; Bill Abolt, Vice President, AECOM; Moderator: Andrew Salkin, SVP, City Solutions, 100 Resilient Cities
8:50 a.m.
Speakers: Utopia Hill, Director of Project Management, Procurement & Constuction, Invenergy; Brian Lakamp, Founder & CEO, Totem Power; Tom Schenk Jr, Chief Data Officer, City of Chicago; Moderator: Karen Weigert, Senior Fellow, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
9:40 a.m.
Speakers: Yama Karim, Principal, Studio Libeskind Tiago Correia, Director - USA, Zaha Hadid Architects Moderator: Walker Thisted, Producer, BuiltWorlds
10:45 a.m. Break
10:55 a.m.
Speakers: Ryan Salvas, Director of Innovation, Skanska Ken Hepburn, Managing Partner, Next Dimension Technology Partners Lon Grohs, Chief Commercial Officer, Chaos Group Moderator: Tim Bakos, Director of Operations, Perkins+Will
11:45 a.m.
Speakers: Josh Kanner, Founder & CEO, Smartvid.io David Lyman, Co-Founder & CEO, BetterView Kaushal Diwan, Innovation Group Leader, DPR Construction Jacob Olsen, VP Global Field Engineering, Stanley Black & Decker Moderator: Matt Gray, Co-Founder, BuiltWorlds; Co-Chairman, Graycor Inc.
12:30 .pm. Lunch
1:30 p.m.
Speakers: Brandon Tinianov, VP Business Development - View Glass; Advisory Council - USGBC Garrett Miller, COO, Digital, Current, powered by GE Farhan Masood, CTO, SoloInsight Ryan Cialdella, Vice President of Research and Development, Ozinga Moderator: Matt Gray, Co-Founder, BuiltWorlds; Co-Chairman, Graycor Inc.
2:20 p.m.
Speakers: Chad Hollingsworth, President, Triax Technologies Sean Iacobone, CPO and Co-Founder of Pillar Technologies Chris Mayer, Executive Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer at Suffolk Construction Moderator: Walker Thisted, Producer, BuiltWorlds
3:05 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m.
Speakers: Ginger Evans, Commissioner of Aviation, City of Chicago Dwight Pullen, SVP & Aviation Center of Excellence Leader, Skanska USA Tim Kelly, Senior Product Manager, Assemble Systems Moderator: Bassem Hamdy, EVP of Marketing and Enterprise Strategy, Procore
4:00 p.m. Break
4:15 p.m.

Facilitated by Clareo

5:00 p.m. Break
5:30 p.m. Reception and Networking
6:00 p.m.

Remarks and announcement of winner of March Madness Final Four

Speakers: Andy Jansen, Co-Founder, BuiltWorlds
6:15 p.m.
Speakers: Carlo Ratti, Director, MIT Senseable City Lab; Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati
7:00 p.m. Networking
8:00 p.m. Dine Arounds
Day 3 Schedule
Time Session Toggle Session View
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m.
Speakers: David Spielfogel, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Ekistic Ventures Josh Green, Founder & Managing Partner, Traverse Venture Partners Constance Freedman, Founder & Managing Partner, Moderne Ventures Moderator: Jesse Devitte, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Borealis Ventures
8:50 a.m.
Speakers: Aaron Block, Co-Founder and MD, MetaProp NYC Michael Ellch, Vice President of Development, Related Midwest Moderator: Brian Myerholtz, Partner & Managing Director Chicago, BCG
9:35 a.m. Break
9:50 a.m.
Speakers: Alain Waha, Digital Transformation, Buro Happold Jim Quanci, Senior Director, Autodesk Developer Network Moderator: Jennifer Suerth, VP of Technical Services, Pepper Construction
10:40 a.m.
Speakers: Alan Guy, COO, Anvil Builders Kelsey Taylor, Founder, Engage Civil Shane Scranton, CEO & Co-Founder, IrisVR Moderator: Kevin Bredeson, VP VDC, Suffolk Construction
11:30 a.m.
Speakers: Tom Scarangello, Chairman & CEO, Thornton Tomasetti
12:15 p.m.
Speakers: Matt Abeles, Co-Founder, BuiltWorlds Matt Gray, Co-Founder, BuiltWorlds; Co-Chairman, Graycor Inc
12:15 p.m. Lunch

Location

theWit Hotel 201 North State St Chicago, IL 60601

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Lizzie Miller, Project Manager

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Matt Abeles, Co-Founder

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