AGC Houston will kick off the conference with keynote speaker Scott Dadich, Editor-In-Chief of WIRED. Dadich previously served as creative director from 2006 to 2010, a tenure during which he led the magazine to an unprecedented three consecutive National Magazine Awards in Design. Prior to joining Condé Nast, he was creative director of Texas Monthly and graduated from Texas Tech University. Dadich will provide insight to the future of technology, real-world applications, how they will apply to construction and touch upon artificial intelligence and the rise of augmented realities.
Technology is changing the way in which the construction sector is shaping the design and building process. Professionals from Assemble Systems, Axoscape, Divergys, Gilbane Building Companies, Joslin Construction, Linbeck Group, LLC, PlanGrid, Procore Technologies, Inc., Rogers-O’Brien Construction, Sanveo, Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc., J. Stone Construction, and Tellepsen will present valuable real case studies, focusing on technological applications and solutions.
Conference Topics will include:
- Mobile Technology
- The Lifecycle of Building Models – Preconstruction
- Challenges of Implementing Technology
- The Lifecycle of Building Models – Construction
- Security And Collaborative Data Exchange
- The Future Of Technology
Over the past decade, the commercial construction industry has undergone profound changes in adapting and incorporating technology. Advances in reality capture technologies such as robotics, wearable computing, and the ever-increasing use of smart phones and tablets as well as the applications of drones on jobsites have helped to revolutionize construction. Accelerating the pace of change are the wealth of software in the industry such as 3D printing, cloud computing, and the use of digital models like Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Solutions Thru Technology Conference will answer many questions construction professionals have about technology adoption and implementations – along with the investments needed to reshape their organization’s direction.