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Drones in Construction Thornton Tomasetti

Drones in Construction

8/5/20 10:00 AM CST – In the past decade drones have now become commonplace on jobsites.  There are many use cases for drones, and they are prevalent during each phase of a project.  During this call we’ll hear from leaders at Thornton Tomasetti and their accelerator TTWiiN II and learn about their own in-house AI […]

Infrastructure Conference Day One: Smarter Infrastructure. Tech in Planning Infrastructure

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 […]

Infrastructure Digital Conference Day Two: Construction, Maintenance, and Beyond

8/13/20 9:00 AM CST – After looking at changes in how we plan and develop infrastructure projects in day one, day two moves to the field where we look at how emerging technology is influencing the development of smarter construction equipment, better systems for managing infrastructure construction, smarter tools for maintaining infrastructure projects and ultimately […]

August Buildings Call: Addressing Quality Assurance in Building Projects

8/19/20 10 am CST –  In the three legged stool of project management (cost, schedule, and quality), quality has traditionally taken a back seat. “On time and on budget” is a contractor mantra, but what about quality?  Long punch lists, nagging warranty work, and expensive construction defect litigation are hallmark’s of the industry’s gaping quality […]

August Venture Call: Accelerators & Innovation Labs in the Built Environment

8/26/20 10:00am CT – In the increasingly competitive fundraising environment, startups are advised to consider all options to set solid foundations and grow their companies. One proven way to solidify business plans and gain traction is through participating in Accelerator programs. In this call, hear directly from leaders at Built Environment Accelerators on what they […]

E&C Technology Leaders Forum – August Meeting

8/27/20 10:00am CT – The E&C Technology Leaders Forum is a private group of technology leaders from the construction and engineering companies in the BW Member Network. The Forum meets monthly (virtually) to discuss pressing construction tech topics, share/compare notes, and, in general, hold a conversation with other industry experts about tech adoption/utilization in the […]

September Project Management Call: Connecting Project Management & Accounting Systems

9/2/20 10 am CST – Out of our benchmarking surveys and E&C Technology Leader Forum Discussions, earlier this year, it became apparent that companies have moved through selection of their primary project management software systems and are now focusing increasingly on the question of how to tie those project management systems to their accounting systems. […]

September Venture Call: Pilot Programs – Lessons Learned & Keys to Successful Implementation

9/9/20 10:00am CT – In an ideal scenario, pilot programs should be mutually beneficial experiences that help startups accelerate meaningful growth, and inform contractors of their organization’s receptiveness to change. In this call, hear from contractors and startups that have recently worked together on an overview of their product, their program format, length, users, and […]

September Smart Jobsites Call

9/16/20 10:00am CST – We will look at advances in the interface between project management and job site internet of things technology and how that interface is driving efficiency, safety, and risk mitigation.  We’ll examine some of the types of technology on the market and the opportunities and challenges associated with those different technologies.

September Buildings Call: Timber Buildings

9/23/20 10:00am CST – Timber buildings continue to find growing interest, particularly in Europe where there is more focus on carbon reduction and sustainability than in the United States. That said, we also examined cases of timber buildings in the United States, such as the Adohi Residence Hall at the University of Arkansas, built by […]

E&C Technology Leaders Forum – September Meeting

9/24/20 10:00am CT – The E&C Technology Leaders Forum is a private group of technology leaders from the construction and engineering companies in the BW Member Network. The Forum meets monthly (virtually) to discuss pressing construction tech topics, share/compare notes, and, in general, hold a conversation with other industry experts about tech adoption/utilization in the […]

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September Machines Call: Robots & Smart Equipment

9/30/20 10 am CST – Beyond advances in how we track and manage work on the jobsite, the way we actually put work in place is changing radically. In Machines, we look at how trends like advanced and smart tools and equipments, robots, co-bots, exoskeletons, and more are changing how we actually put structures together […]

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Smart Jobsite

11/11/20 10:00am CST – The BuiltWorlds Analyst team presents our 2020 survey results on technology for the field paired with insights from contractors who have implemented a variety of solutions on their jobsites.

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Venture Conference

CHICAGO | December 3rd – 4th, 2020
The BuiltWorlds Venture Conference brings together investors, startups, and industry-backed data to talk through the current and future impact of technology on the built industry.

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BuiltWorlds Year in Review

12/9/20 10:00am CST – The BuiltWorlds Analyst team sits down to talk through their research and findings from the past year and what they’re most excited about leading into 2021.

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2020 Digital Global Summit

Digital Global Summit 2020

DIGITAL GLOBAL SUMMIT 2020 With its differing regional circumstances, the world is an incredible laboratory for finding valuable insights about and emerging technologies and ideas.  We have also found an incredible ecosystem of industry players, investors, technologists, and entrepreneurs eager to meet and collaborate with their peers around the world. At the Digital Global Summit, […]

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JAKE PEPPER, VP, PEPPER CONSTRUCTION

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ROGER KRULAK, SVP, FULL STACK MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

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MICHAEL T. YOUNG, DIRECTOR, CATERPILLAR VENTURES

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CHRIS ANDERSON, CEO, 3DR

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DOUG CHAMBERS, VP, WEWORK (FORMERLY CEO AT FIELDLENS)

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RAHUL GARG, US IOT COMMERCIAL LEAD, MICROSOFT

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JAKE OLSEN, VP, STANLEY BLACK AND DECKER

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AARON BLOCK, CO-FOUNDER, METAPROP NYC

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JESSE DEVITTE, CO-FOUNDER, BOREALIS VENTURES

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PAUL DOHERTY, CEO, THE DIGIT GROUP

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