CIFE 2016 Summer Program Agenda

    September 20th
7:45  

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15  

Welcome; Setting the Stage 

 - Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE

8:30  

How to Transform Engineering and Construction Operations 

 - Roberto Charron, Practice Expert, McKinsey & Company

9:00  

Sustaining Innovation in Spite of and Because of Projects 

 - Darren Bechtel, Brick & Mortar Venture


9:30   -- Break --
10:00  

SESSION #1: WHAT OWNERS WANT*

Stanford Reduced Campus GHG Emissions by 68% 

 - Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Office of Sustainability, Stanford University

Google’s Five Year Performance Program 

 - Roshan Mehdizadeh Corsiglia, Campus Development Executive, Google

Balancing BIM Management with Change Management 

 - Horatio McDowney, IT Application Specalist, GSA

 

Manufactured Infill Housing with Steel Modular Technology 

 - Zac Shore, Director of Development, Panoramic Interests


11:30  

SESSION #2: TACKLING NEW DESIGN CHALLENGES*

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day"

 - Steve Burrows, Executive VP, WSP

AEC Design Transparency 

 - Ken Sanders, Managing Principal, Gensler

Wood towers: Can We Build Taller Than We Did 500 Years Ago? 

 - Jan-Peter Koppitz, Associate, Arup


12:30   -- Lunch --
1:30  

SESSION #3: CREATING GREAT DESIGNS FAST*

Engineering Starts Before Concept 

 - Matt Breidenthal, Vice President, HOK

The Evolution of Stadium Design in the Digital Environment 

 - Martin Simpson, Associate Director, Arup

Multidisciplinary Design Optimization in Complex, Creatively-Driven Construction Projects 

 - Yan-Ping Wang, Associate Research Scientist, Disney Research China

 - Patrick Tierney, Senior Software Engineer, Autodesk

 - Forest Flager, Research Associate and Lecturer, CIFE

Computational BIM for MEP Systems 

 - Brett Young, CEO, Building SP 

 - Aubrey Frederick, Founder, iCAD Solutions


3:00  

SESSION #4: DESIGNING AND BUILDING VERY FAST*

"Building in Tesla Time"

 - John Vardaman, Senior Construction Manager, Tesla Motors

 - Pete Rusin, Lead Architect, Tesla Motors

 - Evan Horetsky, Lead Mechanical Engineer, Tesla Motors

 - Greg Luth, Lead Structural and SEOR, GPLA 

 - John Osteraas, Lead Structural Analyst, GPLA

 - John Oliva, Lead Steel Detailer, GPLA

 - Graham Coulson, Steel Detailing PM, BDS Vircon
 - Tim Hunter, Steel Fabrication and Erection PM, W&W Steel


3:45   -- Break --
4:15  

SESSION #5: BUILDING WITH HIGH QUALITY SAFELY AND FAST*

Realizing the Potential of Prefabrication 

 - Don Clark, President of Business Development, Clark Pacific

Achieving Breakthrough Performance on the $1B US Bank Stadium 

 - Derek Cunz, Senior VP and General Manager, M. A. Mortenson Company

Proactively Managing Construction Flows to Reduce Activity Variability 

 - Carlos Andres Lepesqueur, Director Project Controls, Graña y Montero

 - Nelly Garcia-Lopez, Graduate Research Assistant, CIFE

5:30  

Reflection 

 - Darren Bechtel, Brick & Mortar Venture 

 - Tom Sawyer, Deputy Editor, Engineering News-Record


5:45  

-- Reception --

7:00  

Adjourn


    September 21st

7:45

 

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15  

Welcome and Reflection on Day 1
 - Curtis Rodgers, Brick & Mortar Venture 

 Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE 

 - Tom Sawyer, Deputy Editor, Engineering News-Record


8:45  

SESSION #6: BUILDING WITH HIGH QUALITY SAFELY AND FAST*

"Tool Time, Lean & Location" 

 - Guy Skillet, Director of Construction, Rhumbix
 - Andy Rosdil, Senior Project Manager, Skanska


Standardize, Automate, Repeat - Reaching Breakthrough Performance with BIM-based Automation 

 - Maximilian Schütz, Project Manager Corporate Development, Max Bögl

"Bidding Made Easy"

 - Peter Sosnowski, Preconstruction Director VDC, Webcor

 - Dustin Devan, CEO, buildingconnected


9:45   -- Break --
10:15  

SESSION #7: BUILDING WITH HIGH QUALITY SAFELY AND FAST*

"Using Tech to Save 1,000+ Hours on Toronto York U Subway Station"

 - Thomas Strong, Managing Director, EllisDon Corporation
 - Omar Zuberi, VDC Manager - Eastern Canada, EllisDon Corporation
 - Marielle Price, Director of Customer Success, Fieldwire

 

"Predictive Visual Data Analytics for Proactive Project Controls on Construction Sites"

 - Mani Golparvar-Fard, CEO, Reconstruct; Assoc. Professor of Civil Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


"Effective Project Delivery Through Sensor-enabled Project Production Control"

 - James Choo PhD, CTO, Strategic Project Solutions

 

"VR / AR in AEC"

 - Anton Dy Buncio, Co-founder, VIATechnik

 

11:15  

SESSION #8: OPERATING SUPERIOR FACILITIES EFFICIENTLY*

Buildings Finally Get a Brain 

 - John Gilbert, Executive VP, Rudin Management Company

Delivering Exceptional Project Outcomes 

 - Geoff Neumayr, Chief Development Officer, San Francisco International Airport

"The Small Steps Needed to Leverage Big Data"  

 - Gerry Hamilton, Associate Director, Facilities Energy Management, Stanford University


12:30   -- Lunch --
1:30  

SESSION #9: MAKING GOOD DECISIONS THAT STICK*

Quick Decisions with ICE Sessions Pulled by the Engineering Team

 - Bruno Ruch, BIM Manager, InfoCAD (in consultation with Roche)

How to Collaboratively Evaluate Hundreds of Design Alternatives 

 - Claudio Mourgues, Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

 - Paz Arroyo, Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

 - Forest Flager, Research Associate and Lecturer, CIFE

Moving Beyond 5D Analysis – How We Enable Clients to Make Sound Decisions 

 - Niels Wingesø Falk, Division Director, MT Højgaard

 - Ole Berard, VDC Department Manager, MT Højgaard

With Lean Leadership to Excellence in Large Scale Projects 

 - Robert Farthmann, Principal, Staufen


3:00   -- Break --
3:30  

SESSION #10: COMPANY INTRODUCTIONS


 - Featured project 

 - Current problems / challenges

4:30  

Reactions from Students

5:00  

Reflection
 - Curtis Rodgers, Brick & Mortar Venture 

 - Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE

 - Tom Sawyer, Deputy Editor, Engineering News-Record


5:30   -- Reception with incoming Graduate Students in Sustainable Design & Construction

7:00

 

Adjourn

   

*The presentations will be followed by a panel of the speakers moderated by Tom Sawyer, Deputy Editor for Engineering News Record

 

NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

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