June 3-5, 2020 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

2020 Conference Program

 

 

The 2020 AEC Next + SPAR 3D Conference Program will be finalized by the end of March. Please continue to check back for updates!

WEDNESDAY June 3, 2020

8:30 AM – 11:00 AM PRODUCT PREVIEWS / opening kickoff
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

AEC – Advanced Approaches – Structural Analysis

  • Case Studies in Computer Vision-based Structure Inspection and Monitoring
  • Laser Scanning Applications for the AEC Industry
  • New Sensing-based Structural Health Monitoring Technology
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Kasra Ghahremani
John Smits
Farshad Mirshafiei

AEC – Innovations – Location Intelligence for Design and Engineering

  • Location Intelligence for Design and Engineering
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion

SPAR – Indoor Mapping/Portable 3D Capture – Robotics

  • Autonomous Data Capture in Construction
Michael Perry

SPAR – High Definition Scanning & Alternatives – Industrial Facilities & Utilities

  • Reality Capture to Modeling: Industrial Facilities
Faraz Ravi
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM afternoon break
1:30 AM – 3:00 PM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

AEC – Advanced Approaches – The Human Side of Technology Adoption

  • The Human Side of Technology Adoption
Marianne Langridge

AEC – Innovations – Advanced AEC Visualization

  • Augmented Reality Applications in AEC
  • Do Judge a Building by Its Models
  • Mixed Reality for Design Reviews
  • It's Not Just For The Big Firms! Design & Construction Validation & Mock-Ups in VR
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Flora Liu
Saeed Eslami

SPAR – Fundamentals of 3D Tech: Get Up To Speed – Choosing the Right 3D Capture Tools for Your Project

  • LIDAR for railway high frequency survey in SNCF RESEAU. How and why?
  • The 3D Reality of Network Wide Roadway Management
Franck Richard
Timothy Kinder
Douglas Spotted Eagle

SPAR – High Definition Scanning & Alternatives – Energy & Power Applications

  • Let's look at the big picture! There is a better way, Laser scanning for Asbuilt
  • 3D Reality capture, Machine Learning and AI: Advancing the Oil and Gas industry by leaps and bounds
CARLOS CAMINOS
Mark Franklin
Matthew Bainbridge
Rob Sinclair
Jokob Toft
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

AEC – Advanced Approaches – AI & ML Approaches

  • Achievable Artificial Intelligence for AECO - A Roadmap to Unlocking the Power of your BIM Data
  • Get Rich: The Right Data for a Successful AI Strategy
  • The Rapidly Emerging Role of Artificial Intelligence in Infrastructure Solutions
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Jeff Siegel
Leo Salce
Ray Diwaker

AEC – Innovations – 3D Technology in Transportation

  • Innovative Design and Construction Management Solutions for Horizontal Projects
  • Using Gaming Engines for Rapid Visualization on Infrastructure Projects
  • How can Civil Engineering Catch Up to Architecture When It Comes to 3D Visualization?,
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Scott Lecher
Fred Paine
Sam Lytle

SPAR – Fundamentals of 3D Tech/”Up To Speed” – 3D Deliverables & Visualization

  • Advancing Traditional Deliverables Using Laser Scanning
Tony Sabat
Ben Stocker
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Exhibit Hall Hours
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM HAPPY HOUR

THURSDAY June 4, 2020

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

AEC – BIM Topics – Business Considerations for BIM

  • Digital Content as Currency of the 21st Century Built Environment
  • ROI Strategies for BIM for FM: What Gets Measured, Gets Accomplished
  • The Lifecycle of a Building: Virtual Models That Add Value
  • Texas-sized BIM: How the State of Texas utilizes BIM Now and in the Future
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Steve Holzer
Leo Salce
Mitch Hughes
Chris Tisdel
Craig Wingfield

AEC – Construction Management – Navigating the Technology Overload while still Delivering to the Owner Team

  • Navigating the Technology Overload while still Delivering to the Owner Team (Panel Discussion)
Alice Santman
10:00 aM – 10:30 aM NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM exhibit hall hours
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

AEC – BIM Topics – BIM Project Approaches

  • How a Small General Contractor Utilized BIM Technologies
  • Digitized Management of Asset Lifecycle by Implementing BIM During the Full Life Cycle Stages
  • A BIM Vision to Transform Water Reclamation Facilities Operations at MMSD
  • Leveraging BIM Workflows for Advanced Construction Processes
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Vincent Plourd
Wajdi Mereb
Emily Champagne
Ayse Polat

AEC – Construction Management – Construction Management Technologies

  • Managing Construction of New Workspace with Digital Twin Models & AI
Nic Arnold
Chris Heger
Mani Golparvar
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM afternoon break
12:00 AM – 1:30 PM WOMAN IN DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION LUNCHEON PANEL
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

AEC – BIM Topics – Advanced BIM

  • Automating Drawing Documentation in Revit using Dynamo, Python and C#
  • Proactive BIM Management - Dashboards for Days!
  • The Where Factor - BIM-to-GIS and the Informed Environment
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Benjamin Guler
Brian Strydom
Stan Hennigh

AEC – Construction Management – Construction Topics

  • Using a Constructible Process to Build with Confidence
  • Benefits of Hypermodeling in Construction
  • Virtual Design and Construction: Enhanced Project Delivery
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Jon Fingland
Tim Riefenberg
Brent Johnson
Michael Schroeder
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM KEYNOTE SESSION

KEYNOTE

  • Leveraging Technology to Do Less, Have More and Be More
  • Digital Building Lifecycle - The Digital Frontier of Smart Physical, Digital and
Randy Deutsch
Salla Palos

FRIDAY June 5, 2020

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM KEYNOTE SESSION

KEYNOTE

  • Rethinking Collaboration and Communication Using VR
Amy Peck
9:00 AM – 9:20 YOUNGER GEOSPATIAL PROFESSIONAL AWARD
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM exhibit hall hours
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

AEC – Architecture – Architecture Design

  • IPDish and the Big Room That Could
  • Unlocking the Future of Sustainable Buildings Using Intelligent Manufacturing of Engineered Wood Products
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Federico Del Priore
William Hoiles

SPAR – Data Optimization & Work Process – Managing Data to Capitalize on 3D Potential, and Optimize Analytics

  • A VDC Manager's Approach to Outsourcing Reality Capture - The Deliverables You Want and Need
Dustin Williams

SPAR – Digital Twins and Smart Cities – Planning for the Digital Twin

  • Forensic Analysis Using 3D Digital Twin and Digital Thread for Small UAS
  • Autonomous Aerial Mapping in Complex Underground & Indoor Environments
Denise Wong
Yunpeng Li

AEC – Smart Tech – Smart Buildings

  • Out with the Old! How to Convert a 60s-80s Building into a Smart Building?
  • Goldilocks and the Smart Building
  • BIM and IoT Integration: The Digital Twin of our Office Building
  • Using IoT to Validate Collaborative Design
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Dennis Dixon
David Morse
Angie Mendez
Eric Schappe
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM afternoon break
1:30 AM – 2:30 PM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

AEC – Smart Tech – Smart Cities

  • Congratulations! Digital Twins! Fraternal, Identical or Conjoined?
  • High-Definition Base Mapping and the Path Forward
  • The Quiet Future of Smart Cities
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Cindy Baldwin
John Sullivan
Thomas Walle

AEC – Architecture – Prefabrication Concepts

  • Prefabrication & BIM: Creating More Efficient and Successful Projects
  • Measure Twice, Fabricate Once
  • Audience Q & A Panel Discussion
Maria Laguarda-Mallo
Ted Mort
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM CLOSING KEYNOTE PANEL
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