CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS AT NEW YORK BUILD 2020

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10:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • BUILDING SOLUTION, MATERIALS & POLICY WORKSHOPS
    • Explore and define the cost savings of Shotcrete to General Contractors and owners
    • Delineate challenges in shotcreting, how weather conditions and proper mix design formulation can help
    • Identify the placement techniques for building heavily reinforced, thick monolithic concrete sections with multiple layers of shotcrete
    • Explore current project profiles of structural and architectural shotcrete and future potential in the industry
  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • MARKETING TOOLS, BUSINESS SKILLS & INNOVATION WORKSHOPS
    • Recognize who needs workers’ compensation insurance
    • Evaluate who is considered an employee, including independent contractor vs. worker
    • Identify ways to keep premiums lower
    • Understand Paid Family Leave and Disability
    • Utilize the office of the Advocate for Business and the array of full-service assistance
  3. 5 mins
    • ARCHITECTURE SUMMIT
  4. 10 mins
    • GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
  5. 10 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
10:05
  1. 25 mins
    • ARCHITECTURE SUMMIT
    • Exponential global urban population increase and densification of large cities has caused a scarcity of land within cities 
    • Ironically most transportation infrastructure, crucial to the growth of the city, occupy large tract of land in the heart of the city and render them unusable
    • Building departments and developers worldwide look to develop vertical construction above transportation infrastructure that maximizes the use of valuable real estate 
    • Manhattan West and Hudson Yards rise above underground train tracks and are examples of such developments 
    • Among the 3 supertall buildings, designed and engineered by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, they add 6 million square feet to Midtown Manhattan
10:30
  1. 20 mins
    • ARCHITECTURE SUMMIT
    • Modular construction

    • Direct-to-fabrication delivery

    • Virtual and augmented reality

    • Virtual design and construction

    • How modular construction and technology can contribute to a more sustainable built environment

10:35
  1. 25 mins
    • GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
  2. 25 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
    • Design considerations for protection of critical infrastructure

    • What options are available for protection of our infrastructure

    • What design criteria should we use for design of our infrastructure systems

    • Case studies showing how different government agencies are preparing for the storms and environmental threats that will accompany climate change

11:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • BUILDING SOLUTION, MATERIALS & POLICY WORKSHOPS
    • Summarize the NYC Construction Code revision process
    • Describe the development of the 2020 NYC Energy Conservation Code
    • Summarize the phases of the Existing Building Code development project that are underway
    • Explain the current need for provisions regulating the construction and maintenance of waterfront structures
  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • MARKETING TOOLS, BUSINESS SKILLS & INNOVATION WORKSHOPS
    • Understand how to make an impact with your online presence
    • Learn some clever social marketing tricks!
    • Understand what are influencers and how to choose the right ones
    • Keep pace with the changing face of social media
  3. 20 mins
    • GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
  4. 25 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
    New laws and performance aspirations are driving the need for more energy efficient design solutions Performance simulation during the design process can help guide project decisions to ensure complia ...
11:25
  1. 30 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
    • Tracking environmental metrics and setting goals to improve environmental impacts – (energy, water and waste data on our projects)

    • Starting with the end in mind – (setting up contract correctly with a project specific sustainability plan and sustainability exhibits for all subcontracts)

    • Supply chain engagement & embodied carbon reduction strategy

11:40
  1. 10 mins
    • FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
12:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • BUILDING SOLUTION, MATERIALS & POLICY WORKSHOPS
    • Identify common differences between the 2010 ADA Standards requirements for accessibility and those found in the New York City Building Code
    • Identify common pitfalls in accessible design
    • Identify barriers to access in existing buildings to ensure compliance with barrier removal provisions in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    • Identify how individuals with disabilities access the various features in order to better understand the usefulness of accessible buildings and design.
  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • MARKETING TOOLS, BUSINESS SKILLS & INNOVATION WORKSHOPS
    • Assess how to find local construction talent
    • Understand Site Safety Training requirements in NYC
    • Understand NYC's workforce referral network
    • Examine best practices for on-boarding entry level construction talent
12:10
  1. 20 mins
    • ARCHITECTURE SUMMIT
    Reduction of costs of construction and energy consumption as design drivers that bring to the utopia From the modular timber cluster to the utopian buildings of the future From the modular geodesic st ...
12:30
  1. 20 mins
    • ARCHITECTURE SUMMIT
    An understanding of the basic components of media facilities The transition from broadcasting to cable to streaming and why it’s important How best to understand the potential of a property to become ...
  2. 20 mins
    • FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    - The point of quality control... Why is it important? - The systems put in place for effective quality control - How do we maintain and control the quality of a building?
12:40
  1. 25 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT

    •             Build and maintain a new generation of buildings that will accommodate the future population growth

    •             Focus on the technology of the past where, for millennia, we have built without energy, maximizing the available resources.

    •             Study the adaptation system from external agent of the plants to be applied to buildings.

13:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • BUILDING SOLUTION, MATERIALS & POLICY WORKSHOPS
    • Review construction code provisions related to third party reviews and inspections
    • Understand organizational structure and operational needs of local building departments.

    • Discuss best practices to assure quality and effectiveness of municipal services, as well as allocation of responsibilities and liabilities.

    • Explore potential benefits to various stakeholders

  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • MARKETING TOOLS, BUSINESS SKILLS & INNOVATION WORKSHOPS
    • Identify common challenges in the marketing/BD process for AEC firms
    • Explore staffing, budgeting and management strategies for key marketing and BD challenges for AEC firms
    • Balance big picture perspectives against day-to-day tasks
    • Collaborate with attendees to share lessons learned and success strategies
13:05
  1. 20 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
    Solar 101 including the local law changes for landlords Economics / ROI
13:10
  1. 20 mins
    • ARCHITECTURE SUMMIT
    Community Involvement and Agreement: Case Study – Newburgh Wire Works Factory Thoughtful and Strategic Design: Case Study – Lake Placid Lake House Hotel Efficient and Inexpensive ways to build: Case S ...
13:25
  1. 25 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
    • Maximize efficiencies in Mega Tall buildings

    • Rethinking tall building design

    • Smallest carbon footprint per square foot

13:50
  1. 30 mins
    • ARCHITECTURE SUMMIT
  2. 25 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
    The built environment is responsible for nearly 40% of global carbon emissions Learn about the freely available tools that Skanska has co-created to address carbon across the life cycle of buildings E ...
14:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • BUILDING SOLUTION, MATERIALS & POLICY WORKSHOPS
    • Discern between the four gate classes as defined by UL 325 so that the specifier can match the appropriate safety accessories for a particular project they are working on
    • Identify the various types of accessories approved for use as safety devices by UL 325
    • Properly specify and design a gate to comply with ASTM F2200
    • Learn to identify safety hazards and other hurdles that a particular job site may have and apply UL 325 and ASTM F2200 to help mitigate those hazards
  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • MARKETING TOOLS, BUSINESS SKILLS & INNOVATION WORKSHOPS
14:30
  1. 20 mins
    • FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Ground Up Sports Facilities v. Existing Renovations Schedule / Liquidated Damages / Change Orders and Design Intent Changes Opening Day: Welcoming anywhere from 18,000 to 45,000 Fans into a New or Upg ...
14:35
  1. 25 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
    • Energy efficiency and renewable technologies

    • Heat pumps

    • Emerging energy policy and code

    • Quantifying and/or monetizing non-energy benefits of energy efficiency

    • Electrification what it means and how to get there

15:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • BUILDING SOLUTION, MATERIALS & POLICY WORKSHOPS
    • Construction is a minefield of risk
    • Failure to identify, categorize and forecast risks may prove devastating to a construction firm’s financial future.
    • Mitigating risk can be expensive which could push the proposed cost of the project out of bid consideration.
    • Risks come in varying levels including; legal, political, financial, economic, environmental, technical, scheduling, safety and management risks
  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • MARKETING TOOLS, BUSINESS SKILLS & INNOVATION WORKSHOPS
    • Identify mavens, pioneers, innovators, majority and late adapters
    • Give them a script they are proud to talk about because it make them look smart, sophisticated and in the know to their peers
    • Incentive your clients to share their experiences with their peers
    • Find research and stats that support our story and make them known
    • Create a cult-following and help find each other
    • Build a community
  3. 5 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
  4. 25 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
15:40
  1. 25 mins
    • FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Drivers for changing requirements in healthcare Sophistication within the real estate portfolio Surviving in the most competitive healthcare market ever
16:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • BUILDING SOLUTION, MATERIALS & POLICY WORKSHOPS
    • Be familiarized with the different types of cranes and able to describe their distinctive functions.

    • Examine NYC requirements for cranes and apply these provisions to design installations and inspections.

    • Review examples of crane safety hazards and identify potential safety issues and strategies for their prevention. Participants will review rules for cranes and their application to risk mitigation.

    • Be able to summarize recent legislation related to crane modernization, personnel requirements, event recorders, and anemometers.

  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • MARKETING TOOLS, BUSINESS SKILLS & INNOVATION WORKSHOPS
    • Define personal resilience  
    • Discuss the importance of developing personal resilience in an ever-unpredictable world
    • Examine methods for developing personal resilience
    • Use those skills to help accomplish personal and professional goals
  3. 20 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Access to ground-breaking technology is becoming relatively easier and cheaper: Reality Capture Scanners, AR/VR/MR devices Integration between Reality capture, BIM and GIS (some examples) Connection b ...
16:20
  1. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Acknowledging the Current Problem Review of Industry Trends Beware of False Evolution Challenges & Risks Why you should consider digitizing and enhancing Turnover
16:45
  1. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    How does the role of the owner change in a BIM to FM process vs. traditional construction When does an owner need to become engaged in the BIM process What tools and documentation is an owner responsi ...
17:15
  1. 25 mins
    • SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
    Overview of new local laws in New York City enacted to address climate change (NYC Climate Policy / CMA) (Local Law 97) Implications on design/materiality of new buildings Implications on existing bui ...
10:00
  1. 60 mins
    • RESILIENCY, SUSTAINABILITY & HSE WORKSHOPS
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • Recognize the impact of the building envelope on the energy profile of the asset
    • Understand the key variables that can be addressed at the building envelope that support the systemic design of mechanical heating and cooling strategies
    • Identify opportunities to integrate these systems in novel ways 
    • Compare different strategies of systems integration that impact the building energy profile
  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN & BIM WORKSHOPS
    • Impact that healthy materials have on the full life cycle of the products
    • Understand the role different agencies and organizations have on the selection of the healthy materials
    • Learn the top three factors you need to know in selecting healthy materials
    • Learn about future trends for healthy materials and their impact on social change
  3. 10 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
  4. 10 mins
    • ESTATE & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
  5. 10 mins
    • RESIDENTIAL AND FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
10:10
  1. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Safety and Security Document Control Work Site Productivity
  2. 25 mins
    • ESTATE & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
  3. 20 mins
    • RESIDENTIAL AND FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
10:35
  1. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Optimizing Outcomes What is a twin? Smarter Infrastructure Plant Example Connected Twins Liveable City
  2. 20 mins
    • ESTATE & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
10:55
  1. 20 mins
    • ESTATE & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
    • Advancement and standardization of practices in the commissioning world.

    • Discuss best practices, technology advancements, lessons learned, project challenges, specifically in disciplines of completions, pre-commissioning, commissioning, and project startup

11:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN & BIM WORKSHOPS
    • Evaluate new software applications and their potential implications
    • Integrate usability testing into their current technology evaluation procedures
    • Leverage more from your vendors during technology testing
    • Develop an effective technology rollout plan
  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • RESILIENCY, SUSTAINABILITY & HSE WORKSHOPS
    • Identify specific electrical trends and incidents
    • Evaluate and pin point areas of improvement that affect workers safety
    • Collaborate with stakeholders and develop path that addresses targeted areas and includes new technology
    • Implement steps and procedures that are achievable, can be measured and updated as conditions change.
  3. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
        Advanced Visualizations (VR/AR/gaming)     Computational Design (generative design solutions)     Data Analytics (dashboards to process big data)     Geospatial Tech (GIS solutions, and reality ca ...
11:15
  1. 20 mins
    • ESTATE & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
    . How is TERSO MR® impacting the stone industry? . Future Implications of Waterlogged Shower for Homeowners.  a. What is Waterlogged Shower™?  b. Waterlogged case study challenge . Waterlogged Shower ...
11:25
  1. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Future implications of BIM – Reality capture, precon, 3D printing Smart modeling for Design Build Utilizing BIM for Facility Management
12:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN & BIM WORKSHOPS
    • Understanding how climate impacts to your design decisions considering Vernacular and Passive strategies. Implement strategies to identify important measures with biggest impact on early stages of design. 
    • Evaluate basics requirements on comfort (daylight, glare, visual, thermal) and performance (EUI, energy usage). LEED impact.
    • Organize Inputs & Output information on different technology platforms with simple explanatory diagrams, selecting relevant information to communicate with clients, consultants, manufacturers and builders. 
    • Optimized Design Intent with different scenarios to help users find potential savings on mechanical sizes, LCCA, operative costs. Industry Challenges.
  2. 60 mins
    • RESILIENCY, SUSTAINABILITY & HSE WORKSHOPS
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • Understand the flood hazards associated with the site and the asset(s) in question
    • Understand building code requirements for structures in Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs)
    • Understand dry floodproofing and wet floodproofing approaches and limitations of their use
    • Understand the vulnerability assessment process and prioritizing flood risks at existing buildings and facilities
12:30
  1. 20 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
  2. 20 mins
    • RESIDENTIAL AND FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Presentation of NYC’s approach to long-term planning: transit-oriented growth, equitable economic growth, affordable housing and complete neighborhoods, resiliency Highlights of a few projects (short- ...
12:50
  1. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Presentation of available technologies for coordination between disciplines Mapping the BIM execution plan for success Emphasizing BIM platforms for project delivery BIM projects for Public Agencies
  2. 20 mins
    • RESIDENTIAL AND FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
13:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN & BIM WORKSHOPS
    • Understand the functions of the Dynamo interface with Revit and its uses
    • See how Dynamo or Revit can be used as to extract information from the model to be used in third-party software
    • Use Dynamo to improve processes and workflows for more efficient drawing production
    • Create information sharing platforms to coordinate between trades
  2. 60 mins
    • RESILIENCY, SUSTAINABILITY & HSE WORKSHOPS
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • Describe floods and the potential hazards to buildings
    • Explain the differences between wet and dry floodproofing techniques
    • Define the differences in engineered and non-engineered flood openings and their ability to ensure resilient structures
    • Active vs. passive floodproofing solutions and the overall impact of ownership
13:05
  1. 20 mins
    • REAL ESTATE SUMMIT
13:10
  1. 20 mins
    • RESIDENTIAL AND FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    Quick overview of the EPA Portfolio Manager tool Review of current Multifamily and C&I EE programs New Program changes
13:35
  1. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    • Bridging the gap of industry expertise and digital workflows and emerging technologies

    • Maximizing skilled labor with the use of new technologies

    • Enhancing project work flows 

    • What should clients expect on projects using VDC and other tools

14:00
  1. 60 mins
    • RESILIENCY, SUSTAINABILITY & HSE WORKSHOPS
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • Describe anticipated changes to the flood-resistant construction standards of Appendix G of the New York City Building Code
    • Summarize the current status of the Department’s efforts to develop a Code for waterfront structures and describe the waterfront code development tasks that have been completed
    • Explain the filing and submittal requirements associated with battery energy storage system
    • Describe current construction code requirements applicable to the creation of sustainable roofing zones on building roofs
  2. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN & BIM WORKSHOPS
    • Describe what 3D scanning technology is and how it works
    • Discuss the different types of scanning systems and their uses
    • Define what a point cloud is and how the data it documents can be utilized by the project team
    • Describe the conversion of a point cloud into a BIM model
  3. 40 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
14:30
  1. 25 mins
    • HEALTH & SAFETY SUMMIT
    • Occupational sources of lead exposure

    • How to reduce lead exposure and identifying avenues for dissemination of lead poisoning prevention

    • Fall safety in construction

14:40
  1. 25 mins
    • BIM & DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
    • Assessment of the industry’s present state

    • focus on emerging trends that will impact the industry (BIM and prefabrication, mobile technologies onsite, rapid emergence of 3D scanning, drones, and augmented reality) and the changing nature of today’s personnel

    • the vast potential for improving productivity and efficiency using digitization and innovative technologies

15:00
  1. 60 mins
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN & BIM WORKSHOPS
    • Understand the general traffic study program requirements for NYC capital construction projects
    • Discuss the resources available to successfully execute a traffic study

    • Evaluate ways to improve traffic study project delivery process between NYC DDC, its Partner Agencies and Consultants

    • Collaborate with attendees to overcome traffic study implementation challenges

  2. 60 mins
    • RESILIENCY, SUSTAINABILITY & HSE WORKSHOPS
    • AIA CES WORKSHOPS
    • Discover, recognize, and evaluate, common construction industry challenges within their organizations when it comes to measuring safety climate and safety culture. Explore and analyze safety culture and climate leading and lagging indicators within their organizations
    • Determine the influences of safety culture on employers' return on investment, management involvement, and employee commitment, fundamental company values, communication, mutual trust, training and information, and business
    • Collaborate and brainstorm with the presenter and attendees to overcome challenges within their organizations that prevent full implementation of their safety programs and the achievement of positive safety climates and cultures. Learn positive safety culture practices, procedures and compliance
    • Evaluate their organizations' safety plans relative to established safety culture models and begin next steps to implementing new and improved organizational models that strive towards achieving zero accidents, zero incidents and zero tolerance for unsafe behaviours
  3. 25 mins
    • REAL ESTATE SUMMIT
15:55
  1. 25 mins
    • HEALTH & SAFETY SUMMIT

    •  List of the 10 Health & Safety Risks in Construction

    •  Why are these Safety risks Ignored?

    •  What can be done to prevent these risks from continuing from being ignored?

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