7:00 am Registration & Breakfast

7:50 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

Making Computational Building Design a Reality in Your Firm

8:10 am Keynote: Case Study: Preparing the Organizational Structure of Your Firm for Widespread Computational Building Design Practice

9:00 am Workshop: Securing Buy-In of Firm Senior Leaders, Clients, Colleagues and Project Managers to Safeguard Widespread Computation Investment & Implementation


In this session each speaker will give a 15-minute case study on how they have achieved an aspect of gaining buy-in. After all the speakers have presented, the audience will have 25 minutes to question the speakers.

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10:40 am Morning Refreshments & Speed Networking

11:30 am Best Practices in Workflows to Empower Design; How Computation Design Can be Adopted into the Workflow through Standardization & Procedures

Designing Smarter; What Innovations Can You Implement Today

12:10 pm Case Study: Data Driven Design; Leveraging Historical Data to Inform Design Insights

12:50 pm Networking Lunch

1:50 pm Panel Discussion: Determining What New Technologies Offer to Computational Designers

2:40 pm Case Study: Leveraging AI & ML & Understanding What Value It Brings to Determine Your Firm’s Strategy

  • Badri Hiriyur Vice President | Director of CORE.AI , Thornton Tomasetti

3:20 pm Afternoon Refreshments

Computation & Evolving Services

3:50 pm Presenter Led Audience Discussion: Overcoming Challenges in Marketing Computation as a Service & Charging for it

4:30 pm Smaller Project Computation; Industry Development in Computation for “Normal” Projects

  • Dennis Goff Architect, Computational Designer, ZGF Architects

5:10 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks

5:20 pm End of Day One