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Project Delivery Conference
When7.24.2019 - 7.25.2019
The Power of Transparent Project Delivery
At Projects Chicago, we’ll explore new, emerging software and systems that create savings, increase productivity, and evolve transparency throughout every phase of a project. Get in front of a network of industry leaders, specialty contractors, project managers, architects, engineers, real estate developers, owners and suppliers who want to learn how to optimize the management of multiple projects in multiple locations, how to leverage BIM, how systems interoperate with one another and much more.
Venue Details | July 24-25
Westin River North | 320 N. Dearborn St Chicago, IL 60654
Wednesday, June 24
Program: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Networking Reception: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Project Software 50 Award Reception: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday, July 25
Program: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Our incredible lineup of judges will be voting on the LEADERS and the DISRUPTORS below from each of the five categories on the list: (1) collaboration & document management, (2) end-to-end solutions, (3) ERP, (4) field management, and (5) preconstruction solutions. Stay tuned to see who won on July 25 following our awards night at the BuiltWorld Project Delivery Conference in Chicago.
Project Software 50 Judges
- Ryan Hale, Chief Information Officer & Director of Strategic Initiatives, Lithko
- John Jurewicz, Leader Techincal Optimization, Walbridge
- Kevin Bredeson, VP of Preconstruction + Planning, BE&K Building Group
- Stacy Scopano, Chief Technology Officer, Skender
- Joe Harris, Asset Manager, JMB Financial Advisors, LLC
- Damon Ranieri LEED Green A, Director of Virtual Design & Construction, Leopardo
- Brooks Williams, Director, Project Controls & VDC, Alberici
- Dana Erdman, Director of Technology & Innovation, Bulley & Andrews
THIS EVENT IS GREAT FOR:
GC’s and Construction Executives
As the professionals in charge of executing large-scale building projects, it’s up to them to make sure their company is using the most relevant technology to run an efficient, collaborative job site. Our slate of speakers and technology experts will introduce them to the latest technologies and softwares that can make this happen.
VDCs, Project Managers, & Field Managers
As the true leaders in the creation of technology products that impact our building processes, these
individuals must find creative ways to integrate solutions into the field. That starts with understanding the different technology options available to them on the market, where to start when implementing these solutions, and how to get executives to buy into investing in new tech.
Real Estate Developers and Owners
They’re in charge of the maintenance and operations of buildings (which project management plays a crucial role in) and are the decision makers investing in new technology. Understanding the full landscape of industry trends, evolving standards, and end-user needs is crucial for them and the Projects Conferences gives them that chance.
2019 Projects Conference Chicago Agenda
Day 1 Schedule
Analyst Luncheon and Foundry Group Workshop
Matt Gagne, Research Manager, BuiltWorlds
The Aches & Pains of Project Management
John Lichtenwalter, Division President, Catamount Constructors | Lee Rogers, Project Manager, Catamount Constructors | Jeff Jozwiak, Principal, Norcon, Inc. | Sarah Roxworthy, Project Executive, Norcon, Inc.
Hear about the challenges and opportunities of a project management system that works for everyone in the project lifecycle from the owner to the project manager to the subcontractor and beyond.
Data Sharing Council to Advance Predictive Analytics
Josh Kanner, Founder & CEO, Smartvid.io
Many firms have agreed to share digital project data from a period of more than 10 years to build predictive models for safety and risk. The council is not financially backed by any vendors, although some of the participating firms will provide some funding.
Keynote: Constructability: Going Beyond the Limits of BIM
Michelle Frye, Director of Buildings Strategy, Trimble
Today’s construction stakeholders don’t care how fancy a BIM model is, they care about getting projects done on time with minimized overruns or mistakes. By combining design, project management, and engineering models into a collaboration platform, data from different sources can be used to make more informed decisions before build and beyond. This session will provide an overview of the Constructible Process along with real-world examples of how users are moving beyond BIM to eliminate errors, automate field work and optimize a broad range of construction workflows.
Fireside Chat: How BIM Has Changed Project Management
Michael DeLacey, Principal, Microdesk
Project Software 50 Awards Ceremony
Day 2 Schedule
Breakfast & Networking
Matt Gagne, Research Manager, BuiltWorlds
Project Management Systems: Vertical & Horizontal Differentiation
Wendy Rogers, President & CEO, eSUB | Rob Salvador, CEO, DigiBuild Software | Megan Siefker, Client Solutions Manager, InEight
Penta Talks ERP and Its Impact on Project Delivery
Bill Wagner, VP of Product, Penta | Ryan Hale, CIO, Lithko
Keynote: The Dashboard: Project Management’s Holy Grail
Russ Young, Senior Consultant, FMI
Data at Your Fingertips
John Goecke, President, StratusVue | Rhonda Pike, Contracts Admin, SteelFab, Inc
Keynote: Data Ownership and Analytics in a Collaborative Environment
Brian Moore, President, Kahua
Project Oversight for the Owners
Adam Cook, Managing Director - Multi-Site Project Management & PMO Services, JLL | Charles C. Porter, Managing Principal, Development Management Associates LLC | Paul Horstkoetter, VP of Controls, Sterling Bay
Tech for Industry by Industry
Jim Andrews, CEO & Founder, SubHQ | Sid Bala, President & CEO, alligatortek | Mike Wright, CEO, RedTeam | Paul Rentzelos, VP of IT, Leopardo
Matt Gray, Founder, BuiltWorlds
VIP KICK OFF PARTY
Wednesday July 24 from 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Join us for an intimate evening of drinks, hors-d’oeuvres, and networking with Future Workforce speakers, special guests, and BuiltWorlds Standard, Enterprise, and Strategic Members. We keep the guest list small and the drinks cold so you can focus on making the connections that matter. Space is limited and tickets will sell out.
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