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Smart Jobsite Conference


9.11.2019 - 9.12.2019


Marina del Rey Marriott 4100 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey, California 90292

At our Smart Jobsite conference in LA, we’ll explore the technologies collecting data on the jobsite, helping us make informed decisions around how to manage projects and keep our workers safe, productive, and efficient. From wearables to scanners to tool & equipment management we’re covering what you need to know to overcome the challenges of implementing a truly smart jobsite.

Venue Details | September 11-12

Marina del Rey Marriott |  4100 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Wednesday, September 4
Smart Jobsite Analyst Call- 10:00 am – 11:00 am CST- Members Only

Wednesday, September 11
Analyst Luncheon & Expo: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Program: 2:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Smart Jobsite 50 Awards & Networking Reception: 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Thursday, September 12
Program: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

“One of the best things about this event is that it brings together all of the thought leaders that have the technologies on the bleeding edge” – Peter Grant, CEO, Safesite

Smart Jobsite 50 Judges


More speakers to be announced soon!


Dan Burton

Founder & CEO, DroneBase

Bassem Hamdy

CEO, Briq

David Gaw

Chief Strategy Officer, Founder, Sensera Systems

Omar Ghazzaoui

Co-founder & CEO, VOS Systems

Matt Barbuto

Founder, Ynomia

Luke Stambolis

Managing Director, Probuild

David Burns

Vice President, Project Delivery & Emerging Technologies, McCarthy Building Companies Inc.

John Rygg

Technology Strategist, Hololens R&D Product Owner, Kiewit Corporation

Corey Dickert

SVP Product Management, MEP Trade Tools & Construction Technology, Milwaukee Tool

Eli Share

IoT and Mobile Manager, Bosch

Matt Daly

Cofounder and CEO, StructionSite

Zak MacRunnels

CEO, Reconstruct

David Smigel

Vice President of ConstructEDGE Technology Services, Circle Computer Resources Inc.

Garrett Daly

Construction Technology Manager, Interstates

David Stone

Director - Virtual Construction, HITT Contracting

Hamzah Shanbari

Director of Innovation, Haskell

Brooks Williams

Director of Construction Technology, Alberici Group

Phil Ressler

CEO, Sixgill

Josh Kanner

Founder & CEO, Newmetrix (FKA Smartvid.io)

Jeevan Kalanithi

CEO, OpenSpace

Ian Ouellette

VP of Product, Triax Technologies

Robert Hartelust

Sr. Project Manager, Skanska

Mostafa Akbari-Hochberg

CEO & Founder, HoloBuilder

Keith Jeske

Yard Supervisor, DPR Construction



General & Specialty Contractors

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 jobsite. Equipping workers in the field with the most compelling technology can help keep them safe, improve onsite management, and drive overall value for the project.

Field Technology Leads & Innovation Heads

Being tasked with driving innovation and implementing new solutions into your existing projects, you need resources and insights to understand best practices for technology adoption. Learn from your peers, solutions in the market, and the BuiltWorlds team on how you can best leverage existing tools today to further your organization.

Smart Jobsite Technology Professionals

As a leader in the creation of technology products that impact our building processes, you must find creative ways to integrate your solution into “our world” and that starts with understanding our perspective and making the connections that allow for the right feedback and growth of your product’s awareness.

Smart Jobsite Agenda

Day 1 Schedule

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Analyst Luncheon & Workshop

The BuiltWorlds Insights Team will facilitate a discussion on some of the top smart jobsite tech trends and present the results of our 2019 ConTech Survey and Research Report.

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Expo Kickoff & Registration

2:00 PM – 2:10 PM

Welcome Remarks

Sam Huffman, Research Analyst, BuiltWorlds

2:10 PM – 2:40 PM

Keynote: Extending the Smart Jobsite to the Crafts

Corey Dickert, Senior Vice President of Product Management, MEP Trade Tools & Construction Technology, Milwaukee Tool

With an increasing amount of IoT devices, site monitoring solutions, and tracking technologies being implemented on the jobsite, how do we ensure that craft workers can continue to perform their work comfortably and efficiently? We'll hear from Milwaukee Tool's Corey Dickert on his team's approach to helping partners implement new ideas and technologies, and learn how Milwaukee Tool's OneKey solution is creating a smarter jobsite for all.

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Panel: Site & Progress Monitoring

Dan Burton, Founder & CEO, Dronebase | David Gaw, CEO, Founder, Sensera Systems | Josh Kanner, CEO, Smartvid.io | Jeevan Kalanithi, CEO, OpenSpace

What are the latest advances in cameras, drones, and other site monitoring techniques that are prioritizing safety, progress tracking, and more informed stakeholders? How can technology change the way we process and leverage critical data collected on the jobsite? Learn about the site monitoring solutions that industry players are implementing on their projects to ensure safer, more productive jobsites.

3:20 PM – 3:50 PM

Fireside Chat: Sensor Data & Automation

Hamzah Shanbari, Manager - Construction Technology & Innovation, Haskell | Phil Ressler, CEO, Sixgill

An increasing amount of sensors on the jobsite have allowed industry players to collect and analyze data in ways they never have before. In this session, we’ll learn about the relationship between Sixgill, a universal data services platform, and Haskell, a leading AEC player. We’ll hear real use cases and experiences, and investigate the critical impact that sensors and automated data analysis is making on our industry today.

3:50 PM – 4:10 PM

Networking Break

4:10 PM – 4:40 PM

Panel: Wearables & The Worker

Ian Ouelette, VP of Product, Triax Technologies | Omar Ghazzaoui, Co-Founder & CEO, Ottogee | Robert Hartelust, Sr. Project Manager, Skanska

Construction wearables come in many forms and can have several different purposes. As the popularity of IoT grows, wearable solutions for workers continue to gain the attention of leading industry players. In this panel, we’ll discuss different wearable solutions, the critical data they are capturing, and how industry players can leverage this information into the overall management of their project.

4:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Panel: Blockchain & Materials Tracking

Bassem Hamdy, CEO, Briq | Matthew Barbuto, Founder, Ynomia | Luke Stambolis, Managing Director, Probuild

Effective supply chain management is an area that construction players frequently struggle. So how can we utilize the latest technology trends to ensure more transparency surrounding the handling and delivering of important building materials? We’ll hear from three companies - Briq, Ynomia, and Probuild - who are leveraging blockchain and IoT to revolutionize the construction supply chain.

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM

Smart Jobsite 50 Awards

The Smart Jobsite 50 List features innovative technologies that are reshaping the modern construction jobsite. Companies featured on the list have developed solutions that fall within one of 6 categories: (1) Site + Progress Monitoring (2) Scanning + Visualization (3) Wearables (4) Materials (5) Tools + Equipment. Chosen by a judges panel of leading industry players, we'll recognize two winners (a leader and a disruptor) from each category.

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Networking Reception and Expo Open

Day 2 Schedule

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast & Networking

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Welcome Back!

Sam Huffman, Research Analyst, BuiltWorlds

Keynote Sponsor: Recon Dynamics

Justin Loidolt, VP of Enterprise Sales, Recon Dynamics

9:15 PM – 9:45 PM

Keynote: Best Practices in Technology Adoption

Dave Burns, Director of Innovation and Field Applications, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

With so many different jobsite technology options in the market, how can companies cut through the noise to figure out what’s best for them? How can they ensure company-wide adoption and get the most out of a new solution? Dave Burns, McCarthy’s Director of Innovation and Field Applications, will fill us in on the biggest IoT on the jobsite trends, selecting the right solutions for your team, and best practices for effectively implementing technology at scale.

9:50 AM – 10:20 AM

Panel: Industry Insights

Garrett Daly, Construction Technology Manager, Interstates | Brooks Williams, Director of Construction Technology, Alberici Group

BuiltWorlds’ Industry Insights panels gather together innovators from the industry’s leading players to discuss construction’s emerging technology trends. During this panel, we’ll discuss their strategies for implementing and managing several technologies on the jobsite, explain the overall challenges and opportunities, and learn about which technology trends and solutions they are most excited to work with.

10:25 AM – 10:55 AM

Networking Break

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Panel: Scanning & Visualization

Matt Daly, Cofounder & CEO, StructionSite | Zak MacRunnels, CEO, Reconstruct | Mostafa Akbari-Hochberg, CEO & Founder, Holobuilder | David Stone, Director, Virtual Construction, HITT Contracting

As the digitization of construction continues to grow in popularity and importance, digital twins are becoming valuable components to the overall management of our projects. We’ll explore the different jobsite scanning solutions, techniques, and companies that are allowing for quality progress monitoring, as-built comparisons, and other factors that lead to better collaboration between the office and field.

11:35 AM – 11:55 AM

Fireside Chat: Hololens Advancements & Use Cases

John Rygg, Technology Strategist, Hololens R&D Product Owner, Kiewit

Where can the Hololens and other mixed reality technologies play a larger role on the jobsite of the future? We'll sit down with John Rygg of Kiewit to take a deep dive into some of the best real world use cases.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch, Networking & Expo

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Keynote: Connectivity in the Field

David Smigel, Director of Construction Technology Services, Circle Computer Resources Inc.

Whether a jobsite is in a remote area or a congested urban setting, difficulty with network connection often prevents industry players from utilizing the solutions that they need to collect critical data, communicate effectively, and otherwise manage their project. David Smigel, Director of Jobsite Connectivity Services at CCR, will provide his insight on the importance of taking a holistic approach to network connectivity, scaling across multiple jobsites, and bridging the gap between the office and field.

1:35 PM – 2:05 PM

Panel: Smart Tools & Equipment

Eli Share, IoT and Mobile Manager, Bosch | Keith Jeske, Yard Supervisor, DPR Construction

Tools and equipment are critical components of every project, yet they are often lost, stolen, broken, and otherwise mismanaged. How we can utilize technology solutions to manage and use our tools and equipment in the most effective manner? Hear from industry leaders, equipment manufacturers, and solutions providers on how they are approaching tool and equipment technology on the jobsite.

2:10 PM – 2:40 PM

Breakout Sessions & Debrief

1. Supporting the Field with New Tech Roll Outs
2. IoT and Tracking
3. Scanning and Progress Monitoring Solutions

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Closing Remarks


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Where should I stay?

All parts of our Projects LA Conference will take place at the Marina del Rey Marriott. 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 Marina del Rey Marriott is offering a limited rate for $224 for the night of Wednesday, September 11. Cutoff date for special rates is Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Use this online form to reserve your room now.

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Los Angeles International (LAX) and Long Beach (LGB) are both nearby.

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

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Marina del Rey Marriott offers valet parking for $42 daily. Self-parking is available off-site.

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