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Technology Day 2018 – A Promise of Change in Construction

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago
Arlington Heights, Il.
Aug. 23, 2018

Constructech’s Technology Day 2017 will identified how to leverage the endless opportunities being provided by data in the office, at the jobsite, and throughout the building lifecycle of a project. This half-day event pinpointed how next-generation technology is transforming the construction industry today, all while focusing on key business needs such as training workers, managing regulations, analyzing data, sharing data with offices and staff, protocols, managing growth, and addressing concerns related to security and hackers. A key discussion centered on developing standards for how to use data in the construction industry. 

Sessions at the 2018 event included:

  • Welcome
    • Jake Macholtz, CEO, InEight
    • Moderator: Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Constructech, and president, Specialty Publishing Media
  • Saving Our Infrastructure
    • Chris Dill, CIO, Kiewit
    • Chuck Freiheit, COO, F.H. Paschen
    • Ted Gibbs, corporate counsel, The Walsh Group, Ltd.
    • David Wilson, chief innovation officer, Bechtel
    • Moderator: Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Constructech, and president, Specialty Publishing Media
  • What the Owner Wants
    • Nancy Novak, senior vice president of construction, Compass Datacenters
    • Barbara Young, manager of construction services, Love’s Travel Stops
    • Moderator: Christian Burger, president, Burger Consulting Group
  • The Power of Dashboards
    • AJ Waters, director, solution engineering, InEight
  • A Dialogue about Digital Transformation
    • Sandra Benson, director global business development, construction, Hexagon PPM
    • Jit Kee Chin, chief data officer, Suffolk
    • Jason Pelkey, CIO, Gilbane Building Co.
    • Claire Rutkowski, CIO, Bentley Systems
    • Moderator: Laura Black, editor, Constructech
  • Realizing the Promise of the Internet of Things
    • Bob Tuttle, CEO, Agile Frameworks
  • Emerging Tech and Safety
    • Carl Heinlein, director-at-large, American Society of Safety Professionals
    • Yvonne Wassenaar, CEO, Airware
  • Workshop: Turn Leadership into Habit
    • Martin Lanik, author, The Leader Habit
  • Real Use Case for AR and VR
    • Wyatt Hays, lead VDC tech, Mechanical Inc.
    • Travis Voss, technology manager, Mechanical Inc.
  • A Heavy Equipment Operator’s Dreams
    • Kathy Tuccaro, HEO driving biggest truck in world and author of Dream Big!
  • Creating a Safer Jobsite
    • Kim Shambrook, senior director, National Safety Council
  • Human Impact of Visual Aid Technology
    • Chris Machut, founder and CTO, Netarus
  • The Vendor Debate
    • Mickey Carr, CEO North America, RIB Software
    • Jake Macholtz, CEO, InEight
    • Moderator: Laura Black, editor, Constructech
  • Solving the Skilled Labor Shortage
    • Dan Bayer, director of construction innovation, Miron Construction Co., Inc.
    • Chuck Freiheit, COO, F.H. Paschen
    • Morgan Traynor, director of project controls, Ryan Companies
    • Jeff Niesen, group president – central operations , The Boldt Co.
    • Moderator: Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Constructech, and president, Specialty Publishing Media
  • A Q&A with the ASCE
    • Kristina Swallow, president, American Society of Civil Engineers
    • Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Constructech, and president, Specialty Publishing Media

Sponsors
InEight – www.ineight.com

Women in Construction Dinner Sponsor
InEight – ineight.com
Multi-Tech – www.multitech.com
The Walsh Group – www.walshgroup.com

Vision Award Sponsors
Multi-Tech – www.multitech.com
Faith Technologies – www.faithtechnologies.com

Exhibitors
Computer Guidance Corp. – www.computerguidance.com
The Estimating Edge – www.edgeestimating.com
Explorer Software – www.explorer-software.com
InEight – ineight.com
Maginox – www.maginox.com
Pantera Global Technology – www.panteratools.com
PM Web – www.pmweb.com
Spathies Insurance – www.erieinsurance.com

Technology Day 2017 – IT for IT

Oracle Conference Center
Redwood City, Calif.
Aug. 24, 2017

Constructech’s Technology Day 2017 will identified how to leverage the endless opportunities being provided by data in the office, at the jobsite, and throughout the building lifecycle of a project. This half-day event pinpointed how next-generation technology is transforming the construction industry today, all while focusing on key business needs such as training workers, managing regulations, analyzing data, sharing data with offices and staff, protocols, managing growth, and addressing concerns related to security and hackers. A key discussion centered on developing standards for how to use data in the construction industry. 

Sessions at the 2017 event included:

  • Specialty Contractor Speaks
    • Sam Lamonica, Vice President/CIO, Rosendin Electric
    • Jeff Welsch, Director Product Management, Oracle Public Cloud
  • Standards, Standards, Standards
    • Moderator: Peggy Smedley, Editorial Director, Constructech magazine
    • Matt Byrtus, IT Director, XL Construction
    • Sam Lamonica, Vice President/CIO, Rosendin Electric
    • Darin Marsden, Director of Virtual Construction, Faith Technologies
    • Nancy Novak, formerly Vice President of National Operations at Balfour Beatty
    • Dominic Silvia, Director of IT, Level 10
  • Tech Insights from a GC
    • Alex Cunningham, VDC Manager, McCarthy Building Companies
    • Jeremy Jensen, Senior VDC Manager, McCarthy Building Companies
  • Corporate Owner: Data, BIM, and Beyond
    • Chad Reeder, Controls Manager, Stanford Health Care
  • IoT in BIM for Operatiod
    • Leo Salcé, Director of Consulting Services, Microdesk
  • A Look inside Emerging Technologies
    • Omid Davtalab, Research Development Software Engineer, Contour Crafting Corp.
  • The Mobile Revolution
    • Oliver Ritchie, VP of Product Strategy, CMiC
  • The Data Debate
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Editor, Constructech magazine
    • Anthony Coronas, Director of Information Technology, Roebbelen
    • KP Reddy, Co-founder, The Combine
    • Soheil Seiqali, VDC & Engineering Manager, Klorman Construction

Sponsors
Oracle – www.oracle.com
Microdesk – www.microdesk.com
CMiC – cmicglobal.com
Dell EMC – www.dell.com
Jamf – www.jamf.com

Vision Award Sponsors
Computer Guidance Corp. – computerguidance.com
Microdesk – www.microdesk.com

Women in Construction Sponsor
On Center Software – www.oncenter.com

Exhibitors
BuildingPoint Pacific – www.buildingpointpacific.com
Cloud EPC– www.cloudepc.com
CMiC– cmicglobal.com
Computer Guidance Corp. – www.computerguidance.com
The Estimating Edge – www.edgeestimating.com
Explorer Software – www.explorer-software.com
HoloBuilder – www.holobuilder.com
InfoSol – www.infosol.com
Intelliwave Technologies – www.intelliwavetechnologies.com
Microdesk – www.microdesk.com
On Center Software – www.oncenter.com
Plexxis Software – www.plexxis.com
PM Web – www.pmweb.com
ProCon Solutions – www.procon-solutions.com
Spira Data Corp. – www.spiradata.com
Wynne Systems – www.wyneesystems.com

Technology Day 2016 – Tech Trends to Improve the Bottomline

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 18, 2016

This year’s event took a closer look at the need, the technology, the benefits, the status, the barriers, contact points, and the references that make technology adoption and implementation a reality. It answered all those nagging questions that keep construction professionals wondering when is the right time to make the right technology investments. For some the technology plunge doesn’t happen all at once. For others, it’s a lot faster. But knowing the answer is where Technology Day 2016 came in handy.

Sessions at the 2016 event included:

  • Keynote: CIO Townhall
    • Moderator: Michael Zucchi, Zbrella Technology Consulting
    • Sam Lamonica, Rosendin Electric
    • Paul Rentzelous, Leopardo
    • Jennifer Suerth, Pepper Construction
  • The Next Generation
    • Mikael Reckley, Procore
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • ERP: New Needs Today
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Constructech magazine
    • Dave Anderskow, Power Construction
    • Christian Burger, Burger Consulting
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • Alternative Project Delivery: Opportunities and Solutions
    • Mikko Leppanen, Graham
    • Melanie Waldhaus, Ledcor
  • BIM: Beyond the Basics
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Constructech magazine
    • Dan Bayer, Miron Construction
    • Darin Marsden, Faith Technologies
  • IoT: Construction Becomes Connected
    • Chad Curry, National Association of Realtors
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • Project Manager Roundtable
    • Moderator: Jay Shelton, Assurance Agency
    • Ann-Marie Jennette, Suffolk Construction
    • Mary Veldkamp, Layton Construction Company, LLC

Sponsors
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com

Vision Award Sponsors
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com

Exhibitors
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com
Autodesk – http://www.autodesk.com
Bentley Systems – http://www.bentley.com
BirdDogHR – http://birddoghr.com/
CG Visions – http://www.cgvisions.com
Device Magic – http://www.devicemagic.com
Explorer Software – http://www.explorer-software.com
Newforma, Inc. – http://www.newforma.com
NoteVault – http://www.notevault.com
Pantera Global Technology – http://www.panteratools.com
Plexxis – http://www.plexxis.com
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Sage –  http://www.sagecre.com

Technology Day 2015Next-Gen Construction Technology

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 27, 2015

The construction industry is seeing a transformation – so many technologies on today’s jobsite that are considered cutting-edge that will soon become standard tools on construction projects in the years to come. The challenge is determining which technologies will help move your business forward, as you continue on your journey to implement next-gen construction technology. Session topics were designed to foster engaging conversations around the use of technology in construction.

Sessions at the 2015 event included:

  • Keynote: A Model for Success
    • John Goecke, Bimfx, Inc.
    • Kenneth Kaiser, Northwestern Medicine
    • Rashad Mujeebudding, Northwestern Medicine
  • Tracking Certifiable Items to Meet FTA Requirements
    • Roger Gagnier, AECOME
  • Cybersecurity in Construction
    • Seth Danberry, Grid32 Cyber Security
  • Drones: Are They Secure?
    • Scott Schober, Berkeley Varitronics Systems
  • The Real BIM
    • John Grady, Epic BIM Consultants
    • Connor Christian, Kiewit
  • Best Practices for Successful Technology Integration
    • Moderator: Cecilia Padilla, On Center Software
    • Paul Godwin, Marek Brothers
    • Jeremy Green, Performance Drywall
    • Phil Guthrie, Master Plaster
  • Women in Construction
    • Moderator: Danielle Dy Buncio, VIATechnik
    • Sandra Benson, SNC-Lavalin Group
    • Jennifer Green, Pepper Construction
    • Claire Rutkowski, MWH Global

Sponsors
Aconex
On Center Software
Plexxis
Projectmates/Systemates
Viewpoint Construction Software

Vision Award Sponsors
Aconex
Ford
On Center Software
Pepper Construction

Exhibitors
Aconex
ARC Document Solutions
Bentley Systems
BirdDogHR
ConEst Software Systems
Connected World magazine
Newforma, Inc.
Pantera Global Technology
Plexxis
Projectmates/Systemates
Textura
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2016 – Tech Trends to Improve the Bottomline

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 18, 2016

This year’s event took a closer look at the need, the technology, the benefits, the status, the barriers, contact points, and the references that make technology adoption and implementation a reality. It answered all those nagging questions that keep construction professionals wondering when is the right time to make the right technology investments. For some the technology plunge doesn’t happen all at once. For others, it’s a lot faster. But knowing the answer is where Technology Day 2016 came in handy.

Sessions at the 2016 event included:

  • Keynote: CIO Townhall
    • Moderator: Michael Zucchi, Zbrella Technology Consulting
    • Sam Lamonica, Rosendin Electric
    • Paul Rentzelous, Leopardo
    • Jennifer Suerth, Pepper Construction
  • The Next Generation
    • Mikael Reckley, Procore
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • ERP: New Needs Today
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Constructech magazine
    • Dave Anderskow, Power Construction
    • Christian Burger, Burger Consulting
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • Alternative Project Delivery: Opportunities and Solutions
    • Mikko Leppanen, Graham
    • Melanie Waldhaus, Ledcor
  • BIM: Beyond the Basics
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Constructech magazine
    • Dan Bayer, Miron Construction
    • Darin Marsden, Faith Technologies
  • IoT: Construction Becomes Connected
    • Chad Curry, National Association of Realtors
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • Project Manager Roundtable
    • Moderator: Jay Shelton, Assurance Agency
    • Ann-Marie Jennette, Suffolk Construction
    • Mary Veldkamp, Layton Construction Company, LLC

Sponsors
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com

Vision Award Sponsors
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com

Exhibitors
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com
Autodesk – http://www.autodesk.com
Bentley Systems – http://www.bentley.com
BirdDogHR – http://birddoghr.com/
CG Visions – http://www.cgvisions.com
Device Magic – http://www.devicemagic.com
Explorer Software – http://www.explorer-software.com
Newforma, Inc. – http://www.newforma.com
NoteVault – http://www.notevault.com
Pantera Global Technology – http://www.panteratools.com
Plexxis – http://www.plexxis.com
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Sage –  http://www.sagecre.com

Technology Day 2015Next-Gen Construction Technology

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 27, 2015

The construction industry is seeing a transformation – so many technologies on today’s jobsite that are considered cutting-edge that will soon become standard tools on construction projects in the years to come. The challenge is determining which technologies will help move your business forward, as you continue on your journey to implement next-gen construction technology. Session topics were designed to foster engaging conversations around the use of technology in construction.

Sessions at the 2015 event included:

  • Keynote: A Model for Success
    • John Goecke, Bimfx, Inc.
    • Kenneth Kaiser, Northwestern Medicine
    • Rashad Mujeebudding, Northwestern Medicine
  • Tracking Certifiable Items to Meet FTA Requirements
    • Roger Gagnier, AECOME
  • Cybersecurity in Construction
    • Seth Danberry, Grid32 Cyber Security
  • Drones: Are They Secure?
    • Scott Schober, Berkeley Varitronics Systems
  • The Real BIM
    • John Grady, Epic BIM Consultants
    • Connor Christian, Kiewit
  • Best Practices for Successful Technology Integration
    • Moderator: Cecilia Padilla, On Center Software
    • Paul Godwin, Marek Brothers
    • Jeremy Green, Performance Drywall
    • Phil Guthrie, Master Plaster
  • Women in Construction
    • Moderator: Danielle Dy Buncio, VIATechnik
    • Sandra Benson, SNC-Lavalin Group
    • Jennifer Green, Pepper Construction
    • Claire Rutkowski, MWH Global

Sponsors
Aconex
On Center Software
Plexxis
Projectmates/Systemates
Viewpoint Construction Software

Vision Award Sponsors
Aconex
Ford
On Center Software
Pepper Construction

Exhibitors
Aconex
ARC Document Solutions
Bentley Systems
BirdDogHR
ConEst Software Systems
Connected World magazine
Newforma, Inc.
Pantera Global Technology
Plexxis
Projectmates/Systemates
Textura
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2014Turning Tech Data Into Profits for Construction

Softel San Francisco Bay
Redwood City, Calif.
Oct. 3, 2014

The 2014 focused on cultivating relationships and educating contractors, owners, consultants, and key partners to drive the construction industry forward. Panelists and presenters at the event spanned industry topics from BIM (building information modeling), to apps, to drones. Whether attendees were an estimator, project manager, CEO, or CIO, the event helped them to identify how to effectively use technology to gain the most from the systems they had in place, as well as to introduce them to new things to come to the construction jobsite in the near future.

Sessions at the 2014 event included:

  • Keynote: Women in Construction
    • Moderator: Nancy Novak, Balfour Beatty Construction
    • Cora Carmody, Jacobs Engineering
    • Jennifer Heikkinen, Tocci Building Companies
    • Terriann Nohilly, Turner Construction
    • Cari Williams, DPR Construction
  • Search, Learn, or Be Destroyed
    • Michael Zucchi, ZBRELLA
  • Renovating Mobile
    • Rob McKinney, J.M. Wilkerson Construction
  • The Importance of Collaboration
    • Enrique Arribas, OHL-FCC
  • A Look to the Future with Kaiser Permanente
    • Cliff Moser, Kaiser Permanente
  • Drones Invade the Jobsite
    • Gabe Dobbs, Skycatch
    • Peter Blake, Skycatch
  • Investing in Construction Technology
    • Moderator:Kevin Soohoo, Air Systems
    • Chris Avery, Garland Search Capital LLC
    • Art McGill, West Partners
    • Kevin Spain, Emergence Capital Partners

Sponsors
Aconex
CMiC
On Center Software
Skycatch
Viewpoint Construction Software

Vision Award Sponsors
Aconex
CMiC
HOK
FreightTrain
McCarthy
On Center Software
Trimble

Exhibitors
Aconex
ARC Document Solutions
CG Visions
Citrix
CMiC
Egnyte
Intuit
Motorola Solutions
Newforma, Inc.
NoteVault
On Center Software
Pantera Global Technology
Predictive Solutions
Skycatch
Timble
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2013Build with Big Data

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Santa Clara Convention Center
Oct. 4, 2013

The 2013 Technology Day event was a celebration of sorts for how Big Data is being viewed and applied throughout the construction industry. Attendees heard from market experts, as well as construction companies both large and small, serving both the commercial and residential markets, all of whom are taking a particulate stance on the top of how data – big, small, and everywhere in between – is helping to share their objectives ahead.

Sessions at the 2013 event included:

  • Build with Big Data
    • Constructech magazine Editors
  • Data Powers Infrastructure Sector
    • Jennifer Johnson, Minnkota Power Cooperative
  • Turn Data into Profitability
    • Craig Daley, Daley’s Drywall
  • Big Data Meets BI
    • Jeremy Sibert, HENSEL PHELPS
    • Wes Smith, The Cram Group
  • The New Construction Software Stack
    • Moderator: Dan Levin, Box
    • Danielle Douthett, Level 10 Construction
    • Vince Sarubbi, Webcor Builders
  • Who’s Afraid of Big Bad Data?
    • Karmyn Babcock, The Weitz Co.
  • The State of Construction Technology
    • Moderator: Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
    • John Barkwell, Aconex
    • Chrisitan Burger, Burger Consulting Group
    • Iris Tommelein, University of California, Berkeley
    • Michael Zucchi, ZBRELLA

Sponsors
Aconex
box
On Center Software
The Cram Group
ourPlan

Pantera Global Technology

Exhibitors
AboutTime Technologies, LLC
Aconex Ltd.
BidOrganizer
Bluebeam Software, Inc.
CG Visions
Deltek Acumen
Infragistics, Inc.
MARK SYSTEMS
Multivista Systems LLC
On Center Software, Inc.
ourPlan LLC
Pantera Global Technology, Inc.
Sanveo Inc.
SmartBidNet
Textura Corporation
The Cram Group
Trimble Navigation Limited
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2012 – Fast Forward IT

San Mateo Marriott
San Mateo, Calif.
Oct. 5, 2012

Sponsors
Aconex
Construction Imaging
HeavyWorks
Meraki
The Cram Group
Mclaren
Oracle
Sage
Viewpoint Construction Software
Zimfly

Technology Day 2011

Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
Sept. 14, 2011

Sponsors
Aconex

Construction Imaging
Cosential
Corecon
Jonas Construction Software
MySmartPlans
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2010

Hyatt Regency Woodfield
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 19, 2010

Sponsors
CMiC
Construction Imaging
Connected World magazine

Technology Day 2009

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare hotel
Rosemont, Ill.
Aug. 20, 2009

Sponsors
CSS
FreightTrain
CMiC

Technology Day 2008

The Westin Chicago Northwest
Itasca, Ill.
Aug. 21, 2008

Sponsors
CMiC
GradeBeam
Meridian Systems
Primavera
Verizon Wireless

Technology Day 2007

Westin Chicago North Shore
Wheeling, Ill.
Aug. 23, 2007

Sponsors
Meridian Systems
Primavera
CMiC
Procore
Suttle
GradeBeam

Technology Day 2006

European Crystal Banquet and Conference Center
Arlington Heights, Ill.
Aug. 23, 2006

Sponsors
CMiC
Meridian Systems
Primavera
USGlobalNet

Technology Day 2016 – Tech Trends to Improve the Bottomline

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 18, 2016

This year’s event took a closer look at the need, the technology, the benefits, the status, the barriers, contact points, and the references that make technology adoption and implementation a reality. It answered all those nagging questions that keep construction professionals wondering when is the right time to make the right technology investments. For some the technology plunge doesn’t happen all at once. For others, it’s a lot faster. But knowing the answer is where Technology Day 2016 came in handy.

Sessions at the 2016 event included:

  • Keynote: CIO Townhall
    • Moderator: Michael Zucchi, Zbrella Technology Consulting
    • Sam Lamonica, Rosendin Electric
    • Paul Rentzelous, Leopardo
    • Jennifer Suerth, Pepper Construction
  • The Next Generation
    • Mikael Reckley, Procore
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • ERP: New Needs Today
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Constructech magazine
    • Dave Anderskow, Power Construction
    • Christian Burger, Burger Consulting
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • Alternative Project Delivery: Opportunities and Solutions
    • Mikko Leppanen, Graham
    • Melanie Waldhaus, Ledcor
  • BIM: Beyond the Basics
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Constructech magazine
    • Dan Bayer, Miron Construction
    • Darin Marsden, Faith Technologies
  • IoT: Construction Becomes Connected
    • Chad Curry, National Association of Realtors
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • Project Manager Roundtable
    • Moderator: Jay Shelton, Assurance Agency
    • Ann-Marie Jennette, Suffolk Construction
    • Mary Veldkamp, Layton Construction Company, LLC

Sponsors
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com

Vision Award Sponsors
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com

Exhibitors
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com
Autodesk – http://www.autodesk.com
Bentley Systems – http://www.bentley.com
BirdDogHR – http://birddoghr.com/
CG Visions – http://www.cgvisions.com
Device Magic – http://www.devicemagic.com
Explorer Software – http://www.explorer-software.com
Newforma, Inc. – http://www.newforma.com
NoteVault – http://www.notevault.com
Pantera Global Technology – http://www.panteratools.com
Plexxis – http://www.plexxis.com
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Sage –  http://www.sagecre.com

Technology Day 2015Next-Gen Construction Technology

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 27, 2015

The construction industry is seeing a transformation – so many technologies on today’s jobsite that are considered cutting-edge that will soon become standard tools on construction projects in the years to come. The challenge is determining which technologies will help move your business forward, as you continue on your journey to implement next-gen construction technology. Session topics were designed to foster engaging conversations around the use of technology in construction.

Sessions at the 2015 event included:

  • Keynote: A Model for Success
    • John Goecke, Bimfx, Inc.
    • Kenneth Kaiser, Northwestern Medicine
    • Rashad Mujeebudding, Northwestern Medicine
  • Tracking Certifiable Items to Meet FTA Requirements
    • Roger Gagnier, AECOME
  • Cybersecurity in Construction
    • Seth Danberry, Grid32 Cyber Security
  • Drones: Are They Secure?
    • Scott Schober, Berkeley Varitronics Systems
  • The Real BIM
    • John Grady, Epic BIM Consultants
    • Connor Christian, Kiewit
  • Best Practices for Successful Technology Integration
    • Moderator: Cecilia Padilla, On Center Software
    • Paul Godwin, Marek Brothers
    • Jeremy Green, Performance Drywall
    • Phil Guthrie, Master Plaster
  • Women in Construction
    • Moderator: Danielle Dy Buncio, VIATechnik
    • Sandra Benson, SNC-Lavalin Group
    • Jennifer Green, Pepper Construction
    • Claire Rutkowski, MWH Global

Sponsors
Aconex
On Center Software
Plexxis
Projectmates/Systemates
Viewpoint Construction Software

Vision Award Sponsors
Aconex
Ford
On Center Software
Pepper Construction

Exhibitors
Aconex
ARC Document Solutions
Bentley Systems
BirdDogHR
ConEst Software Systems
Connected World magazine
Newforma, Inc.
Pantera Global Technology
Plexxis
Projectmates/Systemates
Textura
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2014Turning Tech Data Into Profits for Construction

Softel San Francisco Bay
Redwood City, Calif.
Oct. 3, 2014

The 2014 focused on cultivating relationships and educating contractors, owners, consultants, and key partners to drive the construction industry forward. Panelists and presenters at the event spanned industry topics from BIM (building information modeling), to apps, to drones. Whether attendees were an estimator, project manager, CEO, or CIO, the event helped them to identify how to effectively use technology to gain the most from the systems they had in place, as well as to introduce them to new things to come to the construction jobsite in the near future.

Sessions at the 2014 event included:

  • Keynote: Women in Construction
    • Moderator: Nancy Novak, Balfour Beatty Construction
    • Cora Carmody, Jacobs Engineering
    • Jennifer Heikkinen, Tocci Building Companies
    • Terriann Nohilly, Turner Construction
    • Cari Williams, DPR Construction
  • Search, Learn, or Be Destroyed
    • Michael Zucchi, ZBRELLA
  • Renovating Mobile
    • Rob McKinney, J.M. Wilkerson Construction
  • The Importance of Collaboration
    • Enrique Arribas, OHL-FCC
  • A Look to the Future with Kaiser Permanente
    • Cliff Moser, Kaiser Permanente
  • Drones Invade the Jobsite
    • Gabe Dobbs, Skycatch
    • Peter Blake, Skycatch
  • Investing in Construction Technology
    • Moderator:Kevin Soohoo, Air Systems
    • Chris Avery, Garland Search Capital LLC
    • Art McGill, West Partners
    • Kevin Spain, Emergence Capital Partners

Sponsors
Aconex
CMiC
On Center Software
Skycatch
Viewpoint Construction Software

Vision Award Sponsors
Aconex
CMiC
HOK
FreightTrain
McCarthy
On Center Software
Trimble

Exhibitors
Aconex
ARC Document Solutions
CG Visions
Citrix
CMiC
Egnyte
Intuit
Motorola Solutions
Newforma, Inc.
NoteVault
On Center Software
Pantera Global Technology
Predictive Solutions
Skycatch
Timble
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2013Build with Big Data

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Santa Clara Convention Center
Oct. 4, 2013

The 2013 Technology Day event was a celebration of sorts for how Big Data is being viewed and applied throughout the construction industry. Attendees heard from market experts, as well as construction companies both large and small, serving both the commercial and residential markets, all of whom are taking a particulate stance on the top of how data – big, small, and everywhere in between – is helping to share their objectives ahead.

Sessions at the 2013 event included:

  • Build with Big Data
    • Constructech magazine Editors
  • Data Powers Infrastructure Sector
    • Jennifer Johnson, Minnkota Power Cooperative
  • Turn Data into Profitability
    • Craig Daley, Daley’s Drywall
  • Big Data Meets BI
    • Jeremy Sibert, HENSEL PHELPS
    • Wes Smith, The Cram Group
  • The New Construction Software Stack
    • Moderator: Dan Levin, Box
    • Danielle Douthett, Level 10 Construction
    • Vince Sarubbi, Webcor Builders
  • Who’s Afraid of Big Bad Data?
    • Karmyn Babcock, The Weitz Co.
  • The State of Construction Technology
    • Moderator: Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
    • John Barkwell, Aconex
    • Chrisitan Burger, Burger Consulting Group
    • Iris Tommelein, University of California, Berkeley
    • Michael Zucchi, ZBRELLA

Sponsors
Aconex
box
On Center Software
The Cram Group
ourPlan

Pantera Global Technology

Exhibitors
AboutTime Technologies, LLC
Aconex Ltd.
BidOrganizer
Bluebeam Software, Inc.
CG Visions
Deltek Acumen
Infragistics, Inc.
MARK SYSTEMS
Multivista Systems LLC
On Center Software, Inc.
ourPlan LLC
Pantera Global Technology, Inc.
Sanveo Inc.
SmartBidNet
Textura Corporation
The Cram Group
Trimble Navigation Limited
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2012 – Fast Forward IT

San Mateo Marriott
San Mateo, Calif.
Oct. 5, 2012

Sponsors
Aconex
Construction Imaging
HeavyWorks
Meraki
The Cram Group
Mclaren
Oracle
Sage
Viewpoint Construction Software
Zimfly

Technology Day 2011

Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
Sept. 14, 2011

Sponsors
Aconex

Construction Imaging
Cosential
Corecon
Jonas Construction Software
MySmartPlans
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2010

Hyatt Regency Woodfield
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 19, 2010

Sponsors
CMiC
Construction Imaging
Connected World magazine

Technology Day 2009

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare hotel
Rosemont, Ill.
Aug. 20, 2009

Sponsors
CSS
FreightTrain
CMiC

Technology Day 2008

The Westin Chicago Northwest
Itasca, Ill.
Aug. 21, 2008

Sponsors
CMiC
GradeBeam
Meridian Systems
Primavera
Verizon Wireless

Technology Day 2007

Westin Chicago North Shore
Wheeling, Ill.
Aug. 23, 2007

Sponsors
Meridian Systems
Primavera
CMiC
Procore
Suttle
GradeBeam

Technology Day 2006

European Crystal Banquet and Conference Center
Arlington Heights, Ill.
Aug. 23, 2006

Sponsors
CMiC
Meridian Systems
Primavera
USGlobalNet

Technology Day 2016 – Tech Trends to Improve the Bottomline

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 18, 2016

This year’s event took a closer look at the need, the technology, the benefits, the status, the barriers, contact points, and the references that make technology adoption and implementation a reality. It answered all those nagging questions that keep construction professionals wondering when is the right time to make the right technology investments. For some the technology plunge doesn’t happen all at once. For others, it’s a lot faster. But knowing the answer is where Technology Day 2016 came in handy.

Sessions at the 2016 event included:

  • Keynote: CIO Townhall
    • Moderator: Michael Zucchi, Zbrella Technology Consulting
    • Sam Lamonica, Rosendin Electric
    • Paul Rentzelous, Leopardo
    • Jennifer Suerth, Pepper Construction
  • The Next Generation
    • Mikael Reckley, Procore
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • ERP: New Needs Today
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Constructech magazine
    • Dave Anderskow, Power Construction
    • Christian Burger, Burger Consulting
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • Alternative Project Delivery: Opportunities and Solutions
    • Mikko Leppanen, Graham
    • Melanie Waldhaus, Ledcor
  • BIM: Beyond the Basics
    • Moderator: Laura Black, Constructech magazine
    • Dan Bayer, Miron Construction
    • Darin Marsden, Faith Technologies
  • IoT: Construction Becomes Connected
    • Chad Curry, National Association of Realtors
    • Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
  • Project Manager Roundtable
    • Moderator: Jay Shelton, Assurance Agency
    • Ann-Marie Jennette, Suffolk Construction
    • Mary Veldkamp, Layton Construction Company, LLC

Sponsors
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com

Vision Award Sponsors
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com

Exhibitors
Aconex – http://www.aconex.com
Autodesk – http://www.autodesk.com
Bentley Systems – http://www.bentley.com
BirdDogHR – http://birddoghr.com/
CG Visions – http://www.cgvisions.com
Device Magic – http://www.devicemagic.com
Explorer Software – http://www.explorer-software.com
Newforma, Inc. – http://www.newforma.com
NoteVault – http://www.notevault.com
Pantera Global Technology – http://www.panteratools.com
Plexxis – http://www.plexxis.com
Procore – http://www.procore.com
Sage –  http://www.sagecre.com

Technology Day 2015Next-Gen Construction Technology

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 27, 2015

The construction industry is seeing a transformation – so many technologies on today’s jobsite that are considered cutting-edge that will soon become standard tools on construction projects in the years to come. The challenge is determining which technologies will help move your business forward, as you continue on your journey to implement next-gen construction technology. Session topics were designed to foster engaging conversations around the use of technology in construction.

Sessions at the 2015 event included:

  • Keynote: A Model for Success
    • John Goecke, Bimfx, Inc.
    • Kenneth Kaiser, Northwestern Medicine
    • Rashad Mujeebudding, Northwestern Medicine
  • Tracking Certifiable Items to Meet FTA Requirements
    • Roger Gagnier, AECOME
  • Cybersecurity in Construction
    • Seth Danberry, Grid32 Cyber Security
  • Drones: Are They Secure?
    • Scott Schober, Berkeley Varitronics Systems
  • The Real BIM
    • John Grady, Epic BIM Consultants
    • Connor Christian, Kiewit
  • Best Practices for Successful Technology Integration
    • Moderator: Cecilia Padilla, On Center Software
    • Paul Godwin, Marek Brothers
    • Jeremy Green, Performance Drywall
    • Phil Guthrie, Master Plaster
  • Women in Construction
    • Moderator: Danielle Dy Buncio, VIATechnik
    • Sandra Benson, SNC-Lavalin Group
    • Jennifer Green, Pepper Construction
    • Claire Rutkowski, MWH Global

Sponsors
Aconex
On Center Software
Plexxis
Projectmates/Systemates
Viewpoint Construction Software

Vision Award Sponsors
Aconex
Ford
On Center Software
Pepper Construction

Exhibitors
Aconex
ARC Document Solutions
Bentley Systems
BirdDogHR
ConEst Software Systems
Connected World magazine
Newforma, Inc.
Pantera Global Technology
Plexxis
Projectmates/Systemates
Textura
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2014Turning Tech Data Into Profits for Construction

Softel San Francisco Bay
Redwood City, Calif.
Oct. 3, 2014

The 2014 focused on cultivating relationships and educating contractors, owners, consultants, and key partners to drive the construction industry forward. Panelists and presenters at the event spanned industry topics from BIM (building information modeling), to apps, to drones. Whether attendees were an estimator, project manager, CEO, or CIO, the event helped them to identify how to effectively use technology to gain the most from the systems they had in place, as well as to introduce them to new things to come to the construction jobsite in the near future.

Sessions at the 2014 event included:

  • Keynote: Women in Construction
    • Moderator: Nancy Novak, Balfour Beatty Construction
    • Cora Carmody, Jacobs Engineering
    • Jennifer Heikkinen, Tocci Building Companies
    • Terriann Nohilly, Turner Construction
    • Cari Williams, DPR Construction
  • Search, Learn, or Be Destroyed
    • Michael Zucchi, ZBRELLA
  • Renovating Mobile
    • Rob McKinney, J.M. Wilkerson Construction
  • The Importance of Collaboration
    • Enrique Arribas, OHL-FCC
  • A Look to the Future with Kaiser Permanente
    • Cliff Moser, Kaiser Permanente
  • Drones Invade the Jobsite
    • Gabe Dobbs, Skycatch
    • Peter Blake, Skycatch
  • Investing in Construction Technology
    • Moderator:Kevin Soohoo, Air Systems
    • Chris Avery, Garland Search Capital LLC
    • Art McGill, West Partners
    • Kevin Spain, Emergence Capital Partners

Sponsors
Aconex
CMiC
On Center Software
Skycatch
Viewpoint Construction Software

Vision Award Sponsors
Aconex
CMiC
HOK
FreightTrain
McCarthy
On Center Software
Trimble

Exhibitors
Aconex
ARC Document Solutions
CG Visions
Citrix
CMiC
Egnyte
Intuit
Motorola Solutions
Newforma, Inc.
NoteVault
On Center Software
Pantera Global Technology
Predictive Solutions
Skycatch
Timble
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2013Build with Big Data

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Santa Clara Convention Center
Oct. 4, 2013

The 2013 Technology Day event was a celebration of sorts for how Big Data is being viewed and applied throughout the construction industry. Attendees heard from market experts, as well as construction companies both large and small, serving both the commercial and residential markets, all of whom are taking a particulate stance on the top of how data – big, small, and everywhere in between – is helping to share their objectives ahead.

Sessions at the 2013 event included:

  • Build with Big Data
    • Constructech magazine Editors
  • Data Powers Infrastructure Sector
    • Jennifer Johnson, Minnkota Power Cooperative
  • Turn Data into Profitability
    • Craig Daley, Daley’s Drywall
  • Big Data Meets BI
    • Jeremy Sibert, HENSEL PHELPS
    • Wes Smith, The Cram Group
  • The New Construction Software Stack
    • Moderator: Dan Levin, Box
    • Danielle Douthett, Level 10 Construction
    • Vince Sarubbi, Webcor Builders
  • Who’s Afraid of Big Bad Data?
    • Karmyn Babcock, The Weitz Co.
  • The State of Construction Technology
    • Moderator: Peggy Smedley, Constructech magazine
    • John Barkwell, Aconex
    • Chrisitan Burger, Burger Consulting Group
    • Iris Tommelein, University of California, Berkeley
    • Michael Zucchi, ZBRELLA

Sponsors
Aconex
box
On Center Software
The Cram Group
ourPlan

Pantera Global Technology

Exhibitors
AboutTime Technologies, LLC
Aconex Ltd.
BidOrganizer
Bluebeam Software, Inc.
CG Visions
Deltek Acumen
Infragistics, Inc.
MARK SYSTEMS
Multivista Systems LLC
On Center Software, Inc.
ourPlan LLC
Pantera Global Technology, Inc.
Sanveo Inc.
SmartBidNet
Textura Corporation
The Cram Group
Trimble Navigation Limited
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2012 – Fast Forward IT

San Mateo Marriott
San Mateo, Calif.
Oct. 5, 2012

Sponsors
Aconex
Construction Imaging
HeavyWorks
Meraki
The Cram Group
Mclaren
Oracle
Sage
Viewpoint Construction Software
Zimfly

Technology Day 2011

Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
Sept. 14, 2011

Sponsors
Aconex

Construction Imaging
Cosential
Corecon
Jonas Construction Software
MySmartPlans
Viewpoint Construction Software

Technology Day 2010

Hyatt Regency Woodfield
Schaumburg, Ill.
Aug. 19, 2010

Sponsors
CMiC
Construction Imaging
Connected World magazine

Technology Day 2009

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare hotel
Rosemont, Ill.
Aug. 20, 2009

Sponsors
CSS
FreightTrain
CMiC

Technology Day 2008

The Westin Chicago Northwest
Itasca, Ill.
Aug. 21, 2008

Sponsors
CMiC
GradeBeam
Meridian Systems
Primavera
Verizon Wireless

Technology Day 2007

Westin Chicago North Shore
Wheeling, Ill.
Aug. 23, 2007

Sponsors
Meridian Systems
Primavera
CMiC
Procore
Suttle
GradeBeam

Technology Day 2006

European Crystal Banquet and Conference Center
Arlington Heights, Ill.
Aug. 23, 2006

Sponsors
CMiC
Meridian Systems
Primavera
USGlobalNet