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Infrastructure Digital Conference

Day One: Planning and Pre-Construction


8.12.2020 8:00AM - 5:00PM


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8/12/20 9:00 AM CST – Examine emerging ideas around the future of our smart infrastructure projects. After looking at what those project likely will be, we will dive deep into the technology architects, engineers, and contractors are leveraging to become better and more efficient in their work.  Then, on day two, we dive into the field and look at smart construction equipment  as well as the specialized technology being leveraged in the construction and operations and maintenance of infrastructure. Then we close out by going full circle back to the question of how we create infrastructure that works better for our citizens. Access to BuiltWorlds Conferences are one of the benefits of BuiltWorlds Memberships. For one low price, members get access to a whole year of conferences, calls, and research as well as databases and a robust community of professionals globally, looking to leverage technology to built a better and more efficient industry. Click here for more information about membership and to gain access to the Infrastructure Conference and a whole year of  opportunities to learn, share, and connect. Also, to register and learn more about Day Two, click here – 2020 Infrastructure Conference Day Two – Construction, Maintenance, and Beyond….  

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Peter Nelson

Director of Infrastructure Development, Bechtel

Tomer Jakov

Managing Director, Advanced Solutions Road Systems Ltd (Derech Eretz Group)

Dominic DiMarco

CTO, Rock Solid Stabilization and Reclamation

Sean McCarthy

VP Business Development, Comcast Corporation

Donald Matthews

Technical Manager and Chief Engineer, Pavement Recycling Systems

Yogev Katzir

CEO, InfraLab

Erin Aleman

Executive Director, CMAP

Sarah Hoff

President, SMJ Drones

David Hettinger

Founder + Principal, Entropy

Andria Winters

Senior Director, CBRE

Ciere Boatright

Vice President Of Real Estate And Inclusion, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives

Hillah Haddad

VP, Strategy and Innovation, Netivei Israel

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Day One Agenda

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Day 1 Schedule


Smart Infrastructure Opportunities & Challenges

Peter Nelson, Development Director, Bechtel Enterprises

Few companies are as synonymous with major infrastructure as Bechtel. Peter Nelson, Development Director at Bechtel Enterprises brings a particular focus on Smart Infrastructure, Communications, and Transportation projects and will discuss the challenges, trends, and opportunities for these large scale, technology enabled projects around the world.


Global Summit Preview: Israel's Transportation Sector Innovation Ecosystem

Yogev Katzir, Managing Director Infralab | Tomer Jakov, Managing Director & CTO, Advanced Solutions | Hilla Haddad, VP Strategy and Innovation, Netive Israel

Upgrading legacy infrastructure and integrating new technology is a global challenge. In this session, a preview of the kinds of talks we will be hosting in our Global Summit in October, we will examine Israel’s approach to smart infrastructure development. Yogev Katzir, Managing Director of leading Israeli construction tech incubator and accelerator, InfraLab, founded by Enel, the world's largest energy infrastructure company and Shikun & Binui, Israel's leading Construction and Infrastructure Group will sit down with Tomer Jacob of Advanced Solutions Road Systems (Derech Eretz Group) and Hilla Haddad of Netive Israel - National Transport Infrastructure Company to discuss different approaches to infrastructure technology investment and development in and from Isreal's vibrant tech and industry ecosystem.



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Smart Infrastructure Planning and Development: Chicago

Sean McCarthy, Regional Vice President, Comcast | Erin Aleman, Executive Director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning | Andria Winters, Senior Directory, CBRE | Ciere Boatright, VP of Real Estate & Inclusion, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, Inc

Chicago is currently home to multiple multi-billion dollar mega developments in the early stages of development. As we discuss these and other major development initiatives in the region, we will hear from experts about the thinking around the associated and surrounding infrastructure and the implications for changes in our infrastructure work in the coming years.


Emerging Technology in Planning Road Work

Don Matthews, Division Manager, Pavement Recycling Systems | Dominic DiMarco, Chief Technology Officer, Rock Solid Stabilization and Reclamation, Inc | Sarah Hoff, President SMJ Drones | Dave Hettinger, Founder, Entropy.Build

David Hettinger, Founder of Entropy.Build will moderate this discussion of the types of emerging technologies finding their way into use in the planning of road work and other large heavy civil projects.


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