Overcoming the Barriers to Computation Mass Adoption

July 23-25, 2018

New York

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Speaker Faculty

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Achintya Bhat
Computational Designer
Stantec

Jonathan Bartling
Vice President and Director of Digital Practice
HGA Architects and Engineers

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

12.00 | Panel: Comparing Organizational Structures & How Computation Fits into the Roles & Responsibilities of the Company

Mark Nicol
Senior Associate Principal
Kohn Pederson Fox Associates

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

15.10 | Linking Computational Models with Virtual Reality & 3D Printing to Provide Rapid Digital & Physical Feedback on Designs

Zaki Mallasi
Architectural Design BIM Leader
AECOM

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

09.20 | Integrated Building Performance: Outlining the Workflow, Tools & Techniques Used by Architects & Engineers to Improve Energy Efficiency through Computation

Elliot Glassman
Associate
WSP

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

08.40 | Keynote: Integrating Computation Into a Collaborative Design Process: Enabling Architects & Engineers to Leverage Tools & Access Data at the Right Time

Jason Smith
Design Principal
SmithGroupJJR

Workshop B

Monday, July 23 2018

13.00 |
Improving Design Feedback for Project-Specific Factors

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

14.20 | Panel: Hearing How Designers Are Finding the Time to Develop Computation Tools & Ensuring the Time Savings Are Greater Than the Investment

Vincent Poon
Global Principal, Design & Digital Integration Leader
Unispace

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

14.20 | Panel: Hearing How Designers Are Finding the Time to Develop Computation Tools & Ensuring the Time Savings Are Greater Than the Investment

Carlos Arnaiz
Co-Founder Managing Partner
SURBA

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

08.10 | Hearing Step-By-Step How Urban Planning Models Have Been Optimized Using the Latest in Computational Design

Patrick Krzyzosiak
Director Virtual Design Construction
Rudolph & Sletten

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

09.20 | Panel: Benchmarking Ways Computation Fits into the Project Workflow

Amir Tasbihi
Director of Construction Technology Services
STV

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

11.10 | Exploring the Potential Benefits of Machine Learning to Improve Project Controls

Masha Pekurovsky
Associate Digital Solutions Designer
Stantec

Workshop C

Monday, July 23 2018

15.30 |
Establishing Computational Design Culture within Your Firm

Zak Kostura
Associate Structural Engineer
ARUP

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

08.45 | Leveraging Computation & Design Databases to Meet Tight Project Schedules on a Complex Project: Mexico City Airport Case Study

Cesar Escalante
Associate Design Technology Manager
HOK

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

13.40 | Hearing How Technology Managers Proved the Value of Computation to Gain Buy-In & Secure Resources

Olivia Pearson
Studio Director of Architecture
GHDWoodhead

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

12.00 | Panel: Comparing Organizational Structures & How Computation Fits into the Roles & Responsibilities of the Company

Ryan Cameron
Associate and Project Architect
DLR Group

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

11.20 | Developing Processes to Involve Inexperienced Staff in Computation, Validate Their Work & Provide Feedback to Continuously Improve Your Team

Chang-Yeon Cho
Associate Computational Design Lead
Gensler

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

11.50 | Understanding Where Existing Data Is Obtained from to Maximize Computation Potential

Jason Chen
Director of Design Technology
HLW International

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

14.10 | Reviewing the Software Options Available, the Best Ways to Transfer Data & the Benefits They Bring for Users

Jason Wheeler
Design Technology Specialist – Computational Design
CallisonRTKL

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

15.30 | Developing Reusable Tools That Can Be Applied across All Projects, Not Starting from Scratch Every Time

Randy Deutsch
Associate Director
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

10.30 | Laying out the Roadmap for the Growth of Computation & Emergence of Artificial Intelligence in Architecture: When Do We All Lose Our Jobs?

Arman Chowdhury
Senior Design Architect
Jacobs

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

12.00 | Panel: Comparing Organizational Structures & How Computation Fits into the Roles & Responsibilities of the Company

Chris Mackey
Building Scientist
Payette

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

16.10 | Exploring How Scripts & Tools Can Be Shared across the Industry to Reduce Duplication & Realize New Synergies across Our Work

Marcelo Bernal
Design and Performance Studio Adviser
Perkins+Will

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

14.20 | Panel: Hearing How Designers Are Finding the Time to Develop Computation Tools & Ensuring the Time Savings Are Greater Than the Investment

Dennis Goff
Architectural Computational Designer
SOM

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

16.50 | Considering the Impact of Computational Design at the Conceptual, Engineering & Construction Phases to Maximize Its Added Value

Fred Ortiz
BIM Manager
P2S Inc

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

10.50 | Identifying the Skillset Required to Be Successful at Computation & Setting out a Hiring & Training Strategy to Build It

Joseph Provenza
Associate
WSP

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

08.40 | Keynote: Integrating Computation Into a Collaborative Design Process: Enabling Architects & Engineers to Leverage Tools & Access Data at the Right Time

Daniel Inocente
Senior Architectural Designer
SOM

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

16.50 | Considering the Impact of Computational Design at the Conceptual, Engineering & Construction Phases to Maximize Its Added Value

Kelly Westwood
Digital Design Specialist
Gensler

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

11.50 | Understanding Where Existing Data Is Obtained from to Maximize Computation Potential

Andy VanMater
Computational Design Architect
Cannon Design

Workshop A

Monday, July 23 2018

10.00 |
Optimizing Your Technology Strategy with Computation Software

Jason Danforth
Computational Designer
Kohn Pederson Fox Associates

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

15.10 | Linking Computational Models with Virtual Reality & 3D Printing to Provide Rapid Digital & Physical Feedback on Designs

Jason Reece
Business Unit Leader – Technology and Process Development
The Digit Group

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

12.00 | Panel: Comparing Organizational Structures & How Computation Fits into the Roles & Responsibilities of the Company

Alyssa Haas
Computational Designer
Stantec

Workshop C

Monday, July 23 2018

15.30 |
Establishing Computational Design Culture within Your Firm

Sri Vemuri
BIM Manager
HGA Architects and Engineers

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

09.20 | Panel: Benchmarking Ways Computation Fits into the Project Workflow

Xin Zhang
Bim Practice Specialist
Kohn Pederson Fox Associates

Day Two

Wednesday, July 25 2018

15.10 | Linking Computational Models with Virtual Reality & 3D Printing to Provide Rapid Digital & Physical Feedback on Designs

Stephanie Tabb
Senior Digital Design Specialist
SOM

Day One

Tuesday, July 24 2018

14.20 | Panel: Hearing How Designers Are Finding the Time to Develop Computation Tools & Ensuring the Time Savings Are Greater Than the Investment