Advancing Building Estimation is back.

Bigger and more diverse than ever.

May 14-16 Dallas, Texas

Speaker Faculty

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Rory Tihinen
SVP Preconstruction & Estimating
Leopardo Companies Inc.

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

08.10 | Balancing Value & Cost: Leveraging Strong Buyout Negotiation to Create a Win-Win Situation for GCs, Subs & Clients

Cecilia Kucharski
VP Preconstruction & Estimating
Balfour Beatty

Session 2

You can attend A, B or C

13.00 | Workshop B - Embracing the New Generation of Estimators

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

16.10 | Minimizing the Disruption Caused by Adopting a New Estimating Software

08.00 | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Tomislav Zigo
VP, Virtual Design & Construction
Clayco

Session 2

You can attend A, B or C

13.00 | Workshop C - Scheduling & Estimating Integration

Tom Philippi
Design Principal
SmithGroupJJR

Session 3

You can attend D, E or F

15.30 | Workshop D - Design Drawings & Model Planning

Justin Davis
VP Preconstruction
Walker Engineering

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

09.00 | Panel: Built on Tech, the Future of Preconstruction

Greg Williamson
VP Preconstruction Services
Bond Brothers

Katie Willis
VP Preconstruction & Estimating
The Howard Hughes Corporation

Taylor Hale
VP Preconstruction
Muckleroy & Falls

Timothy Ward
President of LEDS
Limbach Company

Peter Muench
VP Preconstruction
LeChase Construction

Gary Brett
VP, Construction Cost, Healthcare
Cumming Corporation

Dustin DeVan
CEO
Building Connected

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

09.00 | Panel: Built on Tech, the Future of Preconstruction

Gary Giglio
Director of Design & Construction
University of Utah

Raul Gomez
Director of Operational Technology
Robins & Morton

Chris Jackson
Director of Preconstruction Services
The Austin Company

Joe Ehlers
VDC Director
Prism Electric

Jacob Keith
Director of Preconstruction
Layton Construction

Nick Papadopoulos
CEO
Eos Group

Dave Cutlip
Preconstruction Director
McCarthy Building Companies

Peter Sosnowski
Construction Manager
WeWork

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

09.00 | Panel: Built on Tech, the Future of Preconstruction

Paul Martin
Preconstruction Executive
XL Construction

Stewart Carroll
Chief Operating Officer
Beck Technology

Session 1

Morning workshop

9.00 | Let’s Fix This

Bill Brady
Chief Estimator – North Texas
Bartlett Cocke General Contractors

Session 2

You can attend A, B or C

13.00 | Workshop B - Embracing the New Generation of Estimators

Lumin Abraham
BIM Estimating Manager
Limbach Company

Darrell Torres
Preconstruction Executive
Clark Construction

Marcene Taylor
President
American Society of Professional Estimators

Day Two

Wednesday May 16, 2018

08.20 | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Mickey Carr
CTO
RIB Americas

Gayane Aghazarian
Construction Tech Manager
The Walsh Group

Session 3

You can attend D, E or F

15.30 | Workshop E - The Power of Automation, Trust, & Collaboration

Brian Herman
Director of Preconstruction & Estimating
Benson Industries

George Watts
Leadership in Program Management
Hoar Program Management

John Reich
Preconstruction Manager
Beck Group

Session 2

You can attend A, B or C

13.00 | Workshop A - Preconstruction Collaboration

Dave Green
Estimating Manager
Mortenson

Session 3

You can attend D, E or F

15.30 | Workshop D - Design Drawings & Model Planning

Grant Mendeljian
Chief Estimator
Turner Construction

Doug Ballou
Project Executive, Preconstruction Manager
NOVO Construction

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

09.00 | Panel: Built on Tech, the Future of Preconstruction

Jim Brain
Chief Estimator
Webcor

Chris Reeder
Preconstruction Technology Manager
Brasfield & Gorrie

Ed Haege
Director of ONETEAM
The Blue Book Building & Construction Network

Navneet Agrawal
Chief Estimator
Hathaway Dinwiddie

Justin Pollard
Senior Estimator
Murphy Company

Todd Fisk
Senior Estimator
Alberici Constructors

Bob DuBois
Lead Estimator
SSOE Group

Session 3

You can attend D, E or F

15.30 | Workshop F - Leveraging Data Analytics

Douglas Furia
Project VDC/BIM Manager
SSOE Group

Session 3

You can attend D, E or F

15.30 | Workshop F - Leveraging Data Analytics

Kyle Camp
Sales Director, Global Contracts & Services
Dodge Data & Analytics

Day Two

Wednesday May 16, 2018

08.30 | How Much is That Project Worth?

Stuart Lange
VDC & Preconstruction Manager
Clark Construction Group

Ray Diwakar
Head of Data Innovation
Gordian

Chandler Brooks
Regional Marketing Manager
Procore Technologies

Amy Hewis
Preconstruction Coordinator
The Austin Company

Landon McQuestion
Senior Estimator
Balfour Beatty

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

16.10 | Minimizing the Disruption Caused by Adopting a New Estimating Software

Ed Zarenski
Economics Analyst
Construction Analytics

Day Two

Wednesday May 16, 2018

08.40 | Revealing How to Stay on Top of Cost Escalation & Forecast Critical Labor & Material Trends

Bunna Ching
Estimator
Hathaway Dinwiddie

Jennifer Cull
Project Manager
The Beck Group

Session 2

You can attend A, B or C

13.00 | Workshop A - Preconstruction Collaboration

Steve Watkins
Director of Preconstruction
The Walsh Group

Session 3

You can attend D, E or F

15.30 | Workshop E - The Power of Automation, Trust, & Collaboration

Steve Watt
Estimating Segment Manager
Trimble Inc.

Day Two

Wednesday May 16, 2018

09.20 | Minimize Estimating Risk – It’s All About Informed Decision Making

Cathi Hayes
Director of Business Development
HxGN SMART Build

  • How you can track deviations in schedules and budgets and actively manage responses to reduce their impact
  • How 3D, 4D, and 5D project data in one connected system ensure every piece of information throughout the project is connected and available
  • How the process of estimation is a key to creating a 5D plan for projects that includes schedule and model components – leading to better decisions in the project lifecycle

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

16.50 | Effectively Predicting Building Construction Project Outcomes

Richard Taylor
COO
RIB Americas

Michael Boren
Chief Technology Officer
Beck Technology

Day One

Tuesday May 15, 2018

16.00 | Collaboration Is Not a Four-Letter Word

Karen Herrera
SVP - Director of Qualifications
Pantera Global Technology, Inc.

Jeff Peterson
Senior Estimator
Murphy Company