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2010 Conference


5D & Beyond
Zuhair Haddad, Consolidated Contractors Company; Rayan Jreije, Consolidated Contractors Company

A Happy Marriage for ISO 15926 & BIM
Francois Grobler, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Neill Pawsey, Fiatech

A Portal Called ALIS: Leaner, Cleaner, Cheaper Interoperability for Your Engineering Data
Andrew Hall, Woodside Energy

A Practical Approach to Earned Value Methodology
Mike Milinusic, OnTrack Engineering

A Working Perspective of Interoperability & ISO 15926
Duane Toavs, Emerson; J. P. Blake, Hatch

Academic Committee: Research Solutions for Industrial Problems
Dr. Sami Kazi, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland; Dr. Allan Chasey, Arizona State University

Approaches to the Verification and Validation of Data & Documentation in the Current Generation of New Nuclear Design and Build
Dale Whitchurch, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

Automated Multiple Object Tracking System (AMOTS)
Tharindu Weerasinghe, University of Calgary; Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura, University of Calgary

Automation in Work Flow Processess Addresses Client Demands in New Commercial Nuclear Programs While Enhancing Quality & Driving Productivity Improvement
John DeBruin, URS

Availability of Quality Reference Data Globally
Nils Sandsmark, POSC Caesar Association

Barton Malow: BIM beyond Clash Detection
Jason McFadden, Barton Malow Company; Corinne Ambler, Barton Malow Company; Andy Dickey, Tekla; Josh Kanner, Vela Systems

Biometric Employee Identification on Capital Projects
Firas Hijazi, Consolidated Contractors Company; Evan Smith, Eye Controls

Break through the Glass Wall from Design & Construction to Facility Management
Deke Smith, buildingSmart Alliance

Building Information Modeling: How It's Changing the Process in Which the AEC Industry Is Carrying Out Their Business
Paul Francis Loreto, Paul F. Loreto architect inc

Communicating the Critical Design Elements - 2D & 3D; What's the "Right D"?
Don Jacob, Bluebeam Software

Construction Automation Strategy for the Dow Chemical Company
Shanaya Averill, The Dow Chemical Company

ConstructSim on Motiva Crude Expansion Project
Cheryl Brackett, Cianbro Constructors; Eric Crivella, Bentley Systems

Creating a Configuration Information Management System with Advanced Database Integration Technology
Bill Rice, Westinghouse

Dashboards & Reports: Leveraging Data for Operational and Strategic Advantage
Erik Horn, Skire; Chris Macon, University of Texas System

Data Mining Cleanroom Energy Benchmarks
William Tschudi, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Eco-footprint Management: A Long-term Business Benefit, Not Just a Short-term Trend
Antony Bourne, IFS

Emerging and Market-ready Solutions for Interoperability, Driving Asset Life Cycel Benefits
Thomas Struzik, The Dow Chemical Company

ePlan Review & the ICC Guideline for Replicable Buildings - Saving Energy, Speeding Safety Compliance & Disaster Recover
Thomas Phillips, Target; Ron Loback, Avolve Software

Ethical Protocol for Virtual Supervision to Monitor Construction Operations
Lahiru Silva, University of Calgary; Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura, University of Calgary

Fiatech Overview
Ric Jackson, Fiatech

Fiatech Projects Update
Neill Pawsey, Fiatech

Fiatech's Strategic Look Ahead
Jerry Gipson, The Dow Chemical Company; Tom Hannigan, Zachry; Ric Jackson, Fiatech; Ray Topping CH2MHILL

Field Construction Implementation of Laser Scanning
Jayan Mundakkal, Bechtel; Steve Jennings, Trimble Navigation; Dave George, Trimble Navigation

Global Material Management Solution (GMMS)
Reg Hunter, NGPS ; Chuck Hanebuth, HAL Inc. ; Ken Long, Panprojects/Panalpina

Implementation of a Web-based BIM Server Platform for the Texas Facilities Commission
Jordan Brandt, Horizontal; Chris Tisdel, Texas Facilities Commission

Improving Safety in Urban Excavation with Mobile Information & Visualization Technologies
Dr. Vineet Kamat, University of Michigan; Sanat Talmaki, University of Michigan

Information Integration to Improve Capital Project Performances
Bruce Strupp, CH2MHILL

Institutionalizing Your Company's Project Delivery Process
Stephen Cabano, Path- finder

Integrated BIM & Program Controls for a New Healthcare Campus - Case Study of Program Delivery Technologies for the New Parkland Hospital Campus in Dallas
Patrick Casey, Parkland Health & Hospital System; Shelly Sipes, Enterprise Collaboration Solutions, Critigen

Integrating Technologies to Locate Underground Utilities
Dr. Allan Chasey, Arizona State University

Intelligently Managing Your Codes, Standards & Engineering Specifications
Leon Gorbaty, TEEC

Interoperability Work Packages & Material
Dan Slade, Jacobs

Interoperable OpenPlant and ProjectWise Lifecycle Solutions Implementing Latest ISO 15926 iRING Protocols
Dr. Manoj Dharwadkar, Bentley Systems

Is There an Upside to this Downsized Market
Mark Sherwood, McGraw-Hill Construction

Lesson Learned from Ras Tanura
Bob Donaho, The Dow Chemical Company; Ras Tanura, The Dow Chemical Company

Lessons Learned From "i-Booth©" Construction Projects
Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura, University of Calgary; Lahiru Silva, University of Calgary

Leveraging Your Data: Decision Support for Rapid Commercial Evaluation of Engineered Equipment Suppliers
Dr. Bill O'Brien, The University of Texas at Austin; Dr. Marcelo Azambuja, Southern Illinois University

Lifecycle Information Management for Nuclear Facilites - A Next Generation Approach
Thomas Ellis, UniStar Nuclear Energy; Andy Webster, Accenture

Maximizing Value from the Structural Supply Chain
Paul Daynes, AceCad Software

Microsoft Point of View - Jumpstarting Smarter Computing
Brian Zeve, Microsoft

Mobile Satellite Services: Creating Efficiencies for the Construction Industry
Simon Curran, Inmarsat

North American Market Sizing Survey - Intelligent & Integrated Technology
Ron Zimmer, CABA

Passing the Hammer to the New Millenniums; or is that a 3D Metal Printer
Robert Middlebrooks, Autodesk

Private Wireless Broadband: Cost Effective Connectivity for the Worksite
Chip Yager, Motorola

Sentinel PRO®: Managing Hazardous Work in a Smarter Way
Mike Neill, Petrotechnics USA

Shining a Light on "As-Built" Nuclear Facilities with 3D Imaging
Al Casas, Dassault Systèmes

Stereoscopic 3D - The Next Wave of Visualization
Alex Shows, Dell

Strategic Research Roadmap on Information & Communications Technology (ICT) to Enable Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Dr. Sami Kazi, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

TCS Way to Green Buildings
Samir Menon, Tata Consultancy Services

The Engineering Internet - Making the Web Work for Us
Aaron Freedman, AVEVA

The SMARTboard
Paul Jagen, DuPont

Use Simulation Models to Optimize Project Team Fitness
Russell Cusimano, ePM; Tim Doran, Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics

User Acceptance of Mobile IT
Neill Pawsey, Fiatech; Dr. Andrew May, Loughborough University

Using an ISO 15926-based Schema to Manage Catalogs & Specifications to Improve Project Execution and Performance
Renee Lamoreaux, CH2MHILL; Rob Brawn, CH2MHILL

Utilization of RFID
Yu-Tzu Chen, Drexel University

Why and How ISO 15926 Must Succeed: A Software Vendor's Perspective
Andrew McBrien, Aspen Technology

Work Process Technology for Mega Capital Projects
Joel Gray, Coreworx; Steve Harper, Fluor