Fall BIMForum/BuildCon
 
 
12:00 am - 12:00 amBuildCon Meeting - November 6 - 8, 2017
 
Monday, November 6th, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:30 pmField Trip: Modular Power Solutions Plant Tour (Invitation Only)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmJoint Opening Reception
 
Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
7:00 am - 8:00 amJoint Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:10 amIntroduction [More Info]
Will Ikerd, Principal, IKERD Consulting, LLC
8:10 am - 8:40 amPrefabrication: The Changing face of Engineering and Construction [More Info]
Ethan Cowles, Principal, FMI Corporation
8:40 am - 9:25 amPractical Applications of Prefabrication [More Info]
Matthew Englert, Senior Vice President, Modular Power Solutions, a subsidiary of Rosendin Electric
Chris Crosby, CEO, Compass Datacenters
9:25 am - 9:40 amUSIBD Introduction [More Info]
John Russo, CEO, Architectural Resource Consultants
9:40 am - 10:00 amNetworking Break
10:00 am - 10:20 amNASA Mars Challenge [More Info]
Tony Kim, NASA
Pete Carrato, Bechtel
10:20 am - 10:40 amLOD & BXP Update [More Info]
Will Ikerd, Principal, IKERD Consulting, LLC
10:40 am - 11:30 amInnovation and Technology at Large Scale [More Info]
Erleen Hatfield, Partner, Buro Happold
11:30 am - 12:30 pmAGC Contract Documents Forum Working Meeting with PIAC (Open) [More Info]
11:30 am - 12:30 pmBusiness Development Forum Steering Committee Meeting [More Info]
11:30 am - 12:30 pmJoint Lunch
11:30 am - 12:30 pmProject Delivery Forum Steering Committee Meeting [More Info]
12:45 pm - 1:30 pmBuildCon/PIAC Breakout: 2018 Outlook: Will Building Construction Jump or Slump? [More Info]
Kenneth Simonson, Chief Economist, Associated General Contractors of America
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmBuildCon/PIAC Breakout: Understanding How and Why Prefabrication and Modular Construction Requires Changing the Terms to Traditional Construction Contracts: Featuring Owners Open Forum (PIAC) - Open to all attendees [More Info]
Ronald D. Ciotti Esq., Partner, Hinckley Allen
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmSpecialty Contractor Council Steering Committee Meeting [More Info]
2:30 pm - 2:45 pmBuildCon Networking Break
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmBuildCon/PIAC Breakout: Owner Metrics Featuring Owners Open Forum (PIAC) - Open to all attendees [More Info]
Sue Klawans, Senior Vice President, Director of Operational Excellence and Planning, Gilbane Building Company
Rick Andritsch, Partner, VJS Construction Services, Inc.
Jack Mumma, Construction Contract Administrator, Michigan State University-Infrastructure Planning & Facilities
Leisa Williams-Swedberg LEED, AP, Performance Manager, Michigan State University-Infrastructure Planning & Facilities
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmPIAC Wrap-Up [More Info]
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmNetworking Reception
 
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
7:00 am - 8:00 amJoint Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 amLean Construction Forum Steering Committee Meeting [More Info]
8:00 am - 9:00 amBuildCon Breakout: Large Scale Prefabrication and Modularization – The General Motors Central Utility Plant Story [More Info]
Jeffrey Johnson BSME OSU, C.E.M., Manager, Process Energy Initiatives
Robert Stevenson PE, LEED AP, FESD, Senior Vice President, Ghafari Associates
Chris Wiederick, President, Epsilon Industries
Christopher Hofe, Project Director, Barton Malow Company
9:00 am - 10:00 amBuildCon Breakout:The Practical Applications of Lean [More Info]
Henry Nutt III, General Sheetmetal Superintendent, Southland Industries
10:00 am - 10:15 amBuildCon Networking Break
10:15 am - 11:15 amBuildCon Breakout: Design Side of Prefabrication [More Info]
Bernita Beikmann AIA, EDAC, LSBB, Principal, Director of Lean Strategy, HKS, Inc.
John Bienko AIA, Principal, Senior Vice President, HKS, Inc.
11:15 am - 11:45 amBuildCon Wrap-Up
 
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
7:30 am - 5:00 pmBIM Unit 1: An Introduction To Building Information Modeling, 3rd Edition
7:30 am - 5:00 pmBIM Unit 3: BIM Project Execution Planning, 3rd Edition
 
Friday, November 10th, 2017
7:30 am - 5:00 pmBIM Unit 2: BIM Technology, 3rd Edition
7:30 am - 5:00 pmBIM Unit 4: BIM Adoption, Implementation and ROI, 3rd Edition