Projects Conference Chicago: Project Delivery


7.24.2019 - 7.25.2019


The Westin Chicago River North 320 North Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60654

Experience the Power in Transparent Project Delivery

Once construction begins, there is a whole ecosystem of people who need to keep abreast of how a project is progressing. At Projects Chicago, we’ll dive into the systems, techniques, and technologies that can help you more effectively monitor and oversee projects once they are underway. Learn how deliver projects more efficient, ensure project goals are consistently met with the key to collaboration.


Venue Details | July 24 – 25

Location: Westin Chicago Michigan Avenue Chicago | 909 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

June 24 | Day One

Wednesday 1:00 pm-5 pm

Networking Reception

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Project Software 50 Award Reception

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

July 25 | Day Two

Thursday from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm


Jim Andrews

CEO & Founder, SubHQ

Troy Guevara

Construction Technologist, Digitek Solutions

Jeff Jozwiak

Principal, Norcon Inc.

John Lichtenwalter

Division President, Catamount Constructors

Lee Rogers

Project Manager, Catamount Constructors


More exhibitors to be announced!


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

1:00 PM – 1:10 PM

Welcome Remarks

1:15 PM – 1:45 PM

The Aches & Pains of Project Management

Bring an owner, project manager, architect, subcontractor; talk about the challenges and the opportunities of a project management system that works for all of the players.

1:50 PM – 2:20 PM

What is Business Intelligence and how can Contractors Leverage It?

2:25 PM – 2:40 PM

Networking Break

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Keynote: Data Sharing Council to Advance Predictive Analytics

The 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.

3:20 PM – 3:50 PM

BIM to SIM: What is the right approach?

Autodesk’s approach to project management is more visually-based and collaborative in the modeling sense.

3:55 PM – 4:25 PM

Pitfalls & Opportunities Systems Integration: How to do it Right"

Day 2 Schedule

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast & Networking

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM

Welcome Remarks

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

Project Management Systems: Vertical & Horizontal Differentiation

9:50 AM – 10:20 AM

Fireside Chat: Penta & Customer Talk

10:25 AM – 10:40 AM

Networking Break

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Keynote: FMI Presents the “Management Dashboard:” Project Management’s Holy Grail

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM

Data at your fingertips (Dashboard data)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


1:10 PM – 1:40 PM

Keynote: Sub Conversation?

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM

Fireside: Project Oversight for the Owners

Protecting owners & developers, bringing transparency and accountability to the project.

2:20 PM – 2:40 PM

Panel: Do It Yourselfers

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Breakout Sessions

3:50 PM – 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Networking Reception


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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Access to all sessions at the conference.
Continental breakfast, lunch, and all-day refreshments.
Participation in BuiltWorlds Research-led breakout sessions.
Access to available white papers, speaker presentations (per speaker consent) and event attendee portal.
Invitation to the VIP Kick Off Party (for Standard, Enterprise, and Strategic Members).

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Where should I stay?

All parts of our Projects Chicago Conference will take place at the Westin Chicago River North. If you want to be near all the action, you can find a room there in our discounted room block!

How do I book a discounted room?

The Westin River North is offering a limited rate for $339 for the night of Wednesday, July 24. Cutoff date for special rates is Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Online booking forms will be available shortly.

Which airport should I fly into?

O’Hare (ORD) and Midway (MDW) are both nearby. Rideshares, taxis, car rentals, and public transit (CTA) are easily accessible from both locations.

How do I access the event?

Proceed through the hotel lobby and check in with BuiltWorlds staff.

Is parking available?

Westin River North offers valet parking for $69 daily; on-site parking $49 daily; off-site parking $13 daily.

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