Leverage Real-Time Data:

Track & Control Cost, Schedule & Risk

16-18 April

Houston TX

2017 Speaker Faculty

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Pradip Mehta
VP of Project Controls
AECOM

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

08.20 | The Great Debate: Value of Implementing an Earned Value System

Brian Tighe
National Director of Project Analytics
Skanska

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

15.00 | Leveraging Tools to Improve Document Control

Subhash Tuladhar
Executive Director of Project Controls
NYC Department of Design and Construction

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

09.10 | Owner Perspective: Streamlining the Process of Collating & Analyzing Real-Time Data for Proactive Project Controls

David Banachowski
Senior Project Controls Manager
Parsons

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

16.20 | Encouraging Buy-In from the Project Team to Maximize the Influence of Project Controls

Rebecca Snelling
National Lean Director
JE Dunn Construction

Day Two

Wednesday, June 28 2017

13.40 | Target Value Delivery: Eliminating the Need for Value Engineering to Minimize Cost and Time of Installation in the Field

Ben Humphries
VP of Operations Services
Saulsbury Industries

Ben is the Vice President over PMO (Project Management Organization), Project Controls - Planning and Scheduling, Cost Management, Estimating, Risk Management, and Project Services at Saulsbury Industries. Ben has over 35 years of disciplined leadership experience in the engineering and construction industry including extensive experience working with high profile Fortune 500 customers managing projects that have spanned diverse industries serving mining and metals, power, life sciences, manufacturing, consumer products, government, PACE (P&G alliance), pulp and paper, process group, textile fibers, and petrochemical industries.

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

11.30 | Cloud EPC: A Case Study on Successfully Implementing an Enterprise Project Controls Software On-Time and On-Budget

Kevin Powell
Director of Project Controls
Flatiron Construction

Kevin Powell was recently appointed as Flatiron’s Director of Project Controls in Broomfield CO to lead the development of a new Project Controls Group.  Kevin has 18 years of experience in Heavy Civil Project Delivery across the U.S. and Canada including both  Bid-Build and Design Build of varying size and complexity.

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

10.50 | Improving Data Capture from the Field to Ensure Projects Are Tracked Accurately

Regis Fox
Director, Planning & Production
Clark Construction

Day Two

Wednesday, June 28 2017

10.10 | Case Study: Developing & Tracking a Cost-Loaded Schedule through a Project

James Norris
Director in Systems, Workflows and Technology
The Beck Group

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

13.40 | Optimizing Communication with Clients to Enable Data-Driven Design Decisions as Early as Possible

Sean VonFeldt
VP of Program and Project Controls Services
Triunity Engineering and Management

Day Two

Wednesday, June 28 2017

08.20 | Implementing BIM Methodology to Leverage the 5D Modelling Technique during Design Development & Construction

Mike Hill
Director of Project Controls
TechnipFMC

Day Two

Wednesday, June 28 2017

14.50 | Investing in Young People to Develop a Skilled Workforce in Project Controls

Ryan Prew
Senior Director of Project Controls
Tallgrass Energy

Day Two

Wednesday, June 28 2017

13.00 | Mapping out Best Practices for Starting up a Major Project: What Are the Practical Steps to Take?

Bill Jansen
Estimating and PCM Manager
Kiewit

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

13.00 | Revealing Innovative Methods for Tracking Labor, Equipment & Material Costs through the Project Lifecycle

Michael Murphy
Corporate Manager of Project Controls
Swinerton Builders

Day Two

Wednesday, June 28 2017

09.00 | Discovering How Large Quantities of Schedule Data Can Be Analyzed to Streamline Reporting & Inform Decision Making

Aaron Harper
Regional Scheduler
The Beck Group

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

13.40 | Optimizing Communication with Clients to Enable Data-Driven Design Decisions as Early as Possible

Jeri Torsak
Project Controls Manager
Regional Transportation District Denver

Day Two

Wednesday, June 28 2017

10.50 | Adopting Proactive Risk Management to Forecast & Mitigate Potential Risks from the Outset of the Job

Zubin Taraporevala
Project Controls Manager
Flatiron Construction

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

10.50 | Improving Data Capture from the Field to Ensure Projects Are Tracked Accurately

Eric Lusis
National Lean Supervisor
PCL Construction

Session Two - Select Workshop B or C

15.30 - 17.30

15.30 | Workshop B - The Last Planner Approach

Benjamin A. Hubbard
Director of Sales & Co-Founder
Cloud EPC

Ben has experience in the EPC industry working on large capital projects ranging in value from $2B to $11B in the Power, Mining & Metal and Operations & Maintenance industries. He has experience in managing lump sum and cost reimbursable contracts in North America, Mongolia and Saudi Arabia. Prior to developing Cloud EPC, he was a Project Controls Manager for a Fortune 500 firm.

Ben is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP certificate from the Project Management Institute) and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University and an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts.

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

11.30 | Cloud EPC: A Case Study on Successfully Implementing an Enterprise Project Controls Software On-Time and On-Budget

David Swider
Executive VP of Sales
InEight

David Swider is the executive vice president of sales for InEight Inc., where he combines his experience and customer perspective to align with sales strategies. David joined InEight in June 2012 as the western area sales manager and grew within the company to also hold the positions of general manager for North America and worldwide sales director for InEight. David leads a team that focuses on growing and managing InEight’s small- to mid-sized customer base, as well as expanding and empowering channel partners to grow. His active involvement in customer engagement provides insights that drive value. Prior to his role at InEight, David held director of sales positions with ARC Technologies, iSqFt and Dodge Data and Analytics (McGraw-Hill Inc.) With more than 25 years leading the efforts of these construction technology companies, David has a deep understanding of the strategic benefits of a truly connected project life cycle workflow, which he uses to help customers identify areas for increased operational efficiencies while minimizing risks. David holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

15.40 | Achieving Project Confidence with Accurate, Real-time Information

Josh Newland
Senior Manager, Industry Marketing
Procore Technologies

Josh is a Senior Industry Marketing Manager at Procore Technologies and has also overseen product improvements to many of Procore's tools. Josh has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida and a Masters in Construction Engineering and Management from Stanford University. Prior to Procore, Josh spent 5 years with a commercial General Contractor specializing in the biotech, hospital and high tech industries.

Day One

Tuesday, June 27 2017

14.20 | Reporting & Dashboarding in Procore - It Doesn't Take a Programmer

James Callaway
Professor of Construction Management Masters Program
Washington University in St. Louis

Session One - Workshop A

13.00 - 15.00

13.00 | Workshop A - Driving Buy-In from the Field

Eric Konzem
Scheduling Consultant

Session Two - Select Workshop B or C

15.30 - 17.30

15.30 | Workshop C - Innovative Uses of Scheduling Software