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The AI and Machine Learning in Architecture, Engineering and Construction Annual Meeting

February 8, 2024 // Atlanta, GA


2.7.2024 at 6:00PM - 2.8.2024 at 3:30PM


Atlanta, GA Atlanta, GA

Event Overview

The conference kicks off with breakfast at 8 AM on Wednesday, February 8th, hosted in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia. Attendees will have the chance to introduce themselves and share their perspectives on AI/ML and data governance priorities. The morning session will revolve around informative learning sessions and compelling contractor case studies. Following a midday break for lunch, we’ll reconvene to delve into sessions featuring point solution providers and prominent tech industry leaders. Our conference will conclude with closing remarks, wrapping up the day’s discussions at 3 PM. For those interested, there will also be an optional thematic discussion to round out the event.

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Event Overview

In the dynamic landscape of AEC, a critical transformation is underway — an evolution fueled by data, guided by strategy, and empowered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. At this meeting, part of our larger AI and Machine Learning in AEC Research Track, our analysts help members understand the world of AI and ML in AEC and work together to develop effective strategies for leveraging AI/ML in their businesses today while also anticipating the changes yet to come.

The AI/ML Inaugural Annual Meeting is an intimate gathering of thought leaders and innovators from across the AEC industry to discuss trends, challenges, and opportunities arising from the building and infrastructure industry's accelerating data race and turn toward artificial intelligence and machine learning. This special event is limited to participants from 30 companies. Annual Meeting attendees are required to be registered as participants of the AI/ML Readiness Research Track, through which participants will gain access to research tailored to align with the needs and interests of their respective organizations.

Don't miss this opportunity to explore the practical applications of AI and ML in AEC. Register now to be part of this informative event and connect with fellow professionals who share your passion for innovation in the industry.

2024 Speakers

Additional speakers for this event will be posted out shortly.

Jason Tschetter

Senior Director, Field Technology & Innovation, Mortenson Construction

John Tolva

CTO, Envra

Alan Mosca

CTO & Co-founder, nPlan

Ajoy Bhattacharya

Sr. Technology Strategist, Microsoft

Michael Pink

CEO, SmartPM

Marcus O'Brien

Vice President, AutoCAD, Autodesk

Rosemarie Lipman

Director, BuiltWorlds

Ray Daddazio

Senior Consultant, Thornton Tomasetti

Ezequiel Machabanski

VP of Insights and Analytics, EllisDon Corporation

AI/ML Meeting Agenda

Day 1 Schedule

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast & Welcome

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Introductions & Key Interest Areas

Attendees will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and establish their priorities around AI/ML and data governance.

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

AI/ML Learning Session

This learning session will help our members establish a firm common baseline for knowledge around AI/ML as it relates to our industry today and in the near future. Participants will learn terminology and key concepts around data management, machine learning, and classic/advanced artificial intelligence.

Ray Daddazio, Senior Consultant & President Emeritus, Thornton Tomasetti

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

Morning Break

10:50 AM – 11:40 AM

The Role of AI in Industry-Specific AEC Solutions

Our first Research Track General Session of the day will emphasize the role of point solutions for the expansion of AI into the AEC space, drawing insights from representatives of point solution providers.

Michael Pink, CEO, SmartPM
Marcus O'Brien, VP AutoCAD, Autodesk
Alan Mosca, CTO & Co-Founder, nPlan

11:40 AM – 12:30 PM

AI and Big Tech in AEC

Our second Research Track General Session of the morning will explore the changes to big tech in the AEC space, examining the impacts of AI-enablement for major construction technology solutions and the implications of the such changes for contractors, engineers, and architects.

Ajoy Bhattacharya, Sr. Technology Strategist, Microsoft
Rosemarie Lipman, Director, BuiltWorlds

12:30 PM – 1:30PM


1:30 PM – 2:20 PM

Data Governance & Strategy in AEC

Our first Peer Group Forum Session of the afternoon spotlights the experiences of members from the BuiltWorlds network as they share their insights from establishing data management strategies, implementing robust data pipelines, and maintaining strong data governance programs.

Jason Tschetter, Sr. Director Field Technology & Innovation, Mortenson Construction

2:20 PM – 2:40 PM

Afternoon Break

2:40 PM – 3:30 PM

Leveraging AI/ML in AEC

Our final Peer Group Forum Session offers a look into the transformative power of artificial intelligence in AEC, as speakers share their experiences, challenges, and successes in implementing AI-driven solutions to enhance project efficiency, streamline decision-making, and unlock new horizons within the industry.

Ezequiel Machabanski, VP of Insights & Analytics, EllisDon Corporation

3:30PM – 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Thematic Discussion (Optional)

How To Register to Attend the AI/ML Annual Meeting

The AI/ML Annual Meeting is reserved for organizations who are part of the BuiltWorlds AI/ML Readiness Track. To receive more information on attending this event, joining the track, and other associated benefits, please complete the form below Click Here to Complete the Form

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