Speakers

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Andy Watts
Global Head of Computational Design
Grimshaw

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

11:20 am | Panel Discussion: Preparing for the Future of AI & Machine Learning & Identifying Where in the Design Process It Can Be Implemented

Pardis Mirmalek
Senior Design Technology Leader
WeWork

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

11:20 am | Panel Discussion: Preparing for the Future of AI & Machine Learning & Identifying Where in the Design Process It Can Be Implemented

Randy Deutsch
Architect | Author | Educator | Speaker
University of Illinois

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

9:10 am | Engaging Peers with Computation & Demystifying Its Functionality & Potential to Encourage Firm-Wide Building of Skills

8:00 am | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

8:20 am | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Hilda Espinal
Chief Technology Officer
CannonDesign

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

2:20 pm | Panel Discussion: Making Time for Firm Wide Building of Computation Skills Despite Tight Deadlines to Ensure Innovation Is Not Buried Under Day-To-Day Tasks

Scott Crawford
Principal
LMN Architects

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

10:00 am | Using Computation to Speed up the Inclusion of More Detailed Levels of Development in BIM Models

Aurelie de Boissieu
London Head of BIM
Grimshaw

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

2:10 pm | Panel Discussion: Managing the Interoperability of Tools & Connecting Software to Ease the Sharing of Data

Jordan Billingsley
Design Technology Leader
Hord Coplan Macht

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

12:00 pm | Creating a Culture in Which Non-Technical Designers Take the Initiative to Leverage Computation on Their Projects

Leland Curtis
Co-Lead of Computational Design
SmithGroup

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

11:10 am | Understanding How the Insights of Computation Should Be Integrated with Human Intuition & Client Priorities to Drive Design Decisions

Marcelo Bernal
Co-Director Design Process Lab Senior Researcher & Computational Designer
Perkins + Will

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

8:10 am | Keynote: Demonstrating the ROI of Computation to Senior Leadership to Accelerate Adoption: Making Way for the Inevitable Change

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: The Future of Automating Workflows to Speed up Design Work, Reduce the Burden of Repetitive Tasks & Revolutionize the Ability of Firms

Andrea Springer
Innovative Technology Leader
Stantec

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

11:50 am | Creating Easily Accessible Learning Resources That Can Be Understood by All to Widen the Use of Computation Across the Company

Jeffrey Murray
Senior Vice President
CannonDesign

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

2:20 pm | Panel Discussion: Making Time for Firm Wide Building of Computation Skills Despite Tight Deadlines to Ensure Innovation Is Not Buried Under Day-To-Day Tasks

Dr Richard Mistrick
Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering
Penn State University

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

11:10 am | Understanding How the Insights of Computation Should Be Integrated with Human Intuition & Client Priorities to Drive Design Decisions

Alyssa Haas
Computational Designer
Stantec

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

1:40 pm | Building User Friendly Tools to Reduce the Barrier to Entry & See Greater Proliferation in a Wider Range of Projects

John Morrison
Architectural Designer
Corgan

Pre-Conference Workshop

July 29, 2019

1:00 pm | Managing Data & Leveraging the Potential of AI & Machine Learning

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

2:50 pm | Collecting & Leveraging Data to Inform Future Designs & Make Data- Driven, Performance Based Decisions

Mark Searls
Associate Principal | Design Director
Perkins Eastman

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

4:00 pm | Creating & Enforcing New Design Workflows that Make Time for Computation

Matthew Breau
Project Architect and Computational Design Associate
Handel Architects

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: The Future of Automating Workflows to Speed up Design Work, Reduce the Burden of Repetitive Tasks & Revolutionize the Ability of Firms

Michael Warren
DCSA Transportation Information Modeling Senior Manager
AECOM

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

4:40 pm | Refining the Roles & Responsibilities of Computation & Project Staff to Streamline the Order of Tasks & Integrate Computation into Your Tight Design Workflow

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

2:10 pm | Panel Discussion: Managing the Interoperability of Tools & Connecting Software to Ease the Sharing of Data

Tsukasa Ishizawa
BIM/Computational Architect
Takenaka Corporation

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

2:50 pm | Collecting & Leveraging Data to Inform Future Designs & Make Data- Driven, Performance Based Decisions

Achintya Baht
Computational Designer, Practice Technology
Stantec

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

1:40 pm | Building User Friendly Tools to Reduce the Barrier to Entry & See Greater Proliferation in a Wider Range of Projects

Carl Storms
Solutions Consultant
IMAGINiT Technologies

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: The Future of Automating Workflows to Speed up Design Work, Reduce the Burden of Repetitive Tasks & Revolutionize the Ability of Firms

Jose Miguel Armijo
Architect
Perkins Eastman

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

4:00 pm | Creating & Enforcing New Design Workflows that Make Time for Computation

Petr Mitev
Design Computation Team Leader
NBBJ

Pre-Conference Workshop

July 29, 2019

1:00 pm | Managing Data & Leveraging the Potential of AI & Machine Learning

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

11:20 am | Panel Discussion: Preparing for the Future of AI & Machine Learning & Identifying Where in the Design Process It Can Be Implemented

10:40 am | Identifying Ways to Measure the ROI of Computational Design & Communicating the Benefits to the Firm & Clients

Stephanie Tabb
Senior Digital Design Architectural Professional
SOM

Ryan Cameron
Senior Associate | Project Architect
DLR Group

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

8:10 am | Keynote: Demonstrating the ROI of Computation to Senior Leadership to Accelerate Adoption: Making Way for the Inevitable Change

Christopher Flynn
Designer
DLR Group

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

8:10 am | Keynote: Demonstrating the ROI of Computation to Senior Leadership to Accelerate Adoption: Making Way for the Inevitable Change

Aravind Batra
Vice President, Senior Electrical Engineer
P2Sinc

Day One

Tuesday, July 30 2019

2:20 pm | Panel Discussion: Making Time for Firm Wide Building of Computation Skills Despite Tight Deadlines to Ensure Innovation Is Not Buried Under Day-To-Day Tasks

Michael Kilkelly
Founder
ArchSmarter

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: The Future of Automating Workflows to Speed up Design Work, Reduce the Burden of Repetitive Tasks & Revolutionize the Ability of Firms

Ryan Spiering
Virtual Reality and Visualization Specialist
HGA

Day Two

Wednesday, July 31 2019

1:30 pm | Leveraging VR as a Bridge Between Computation Models & Design Decision Makers to Visualize the Options