Day One – March 19, 2018

Stream A: Government Policy, Contracts and Regulation Summit

10:15AM | Conference Room 1 opens  

10:30AM | Welcome Address from Oliver Kinross & Chairperson’s Opening Plenary Session

Chairperson: Thomas Gretch, Chief Executive, Queens Chamber of Commerce

10:45AM | Requirements of Publicly Financed Construction Projects
• Labor Law Section 220 prevailing wage requirements
• Mandatory filing and record retention rules
• Common schemes and means engaged in by construction companies engaged in prevailing wage fraud
• Liabilities of general and prime contractors for prevailing wage violations of their subcontractors
Speaker:
Gerard McEnroe, First Assistant Inspector General, Office of the Inspector General, New York City School Construction Authority

11:10AM | Update on the Sandy Recovery Program

11:35AM | Exhibition tour break

11:50AM | Panel Discussion: Contractors and Developers

  • The latest developments and planning for residential and commercial buildings in New York
  • Overcoming the challenges
  • Project opportunities

12:30PM | DASNY – Future Opportunities for Professional Services Consultants and Construction Contractors

  • DASNY History and Customer Agencies Served
  • Program Facts and Figures
  • DASNY Structure, Service Models and Contracting Opportunities

12:55PM | Panel Discussion: New York as a High Rise City

  • Is building upwards the answer to designing space-efficient buildings?
  • Getting the community to engage with high rise buildings
  • Project opportunities – residential and commercial developments
  • Health, safety and regulation and incident recordings

Future Construction Summit

1.25PM | Specialized MEP in the lifesciences market sector
• The specific challenges that come with these projects
• The solutions to implement to mitigate them

Speaker: Senior Representative, Gilbane Building

1:55PM | 74 Trinity Place, New York, NY74 Trinity Place, New York, NY

• Discussion of the Trinity project as a community project
• Setting the standard for LEED v4 Gold accreditation
• The importance of community involvement in design

Speaker: Maxwell Hatfield-Biondo, Associate, JB&B

2:25PM |3 Overlooked Issues that Effect Project Profitability
• change order markup
• insurance coverage/risk shifting
• warranties and repair obligations
Speaker: Genevieve Park Salvatore, Document & Control Coordinator, Holt Construction

2:45PM | Presentation Reserved
Speaker:
George Hajjar, Real Estate Development & Construction Manager, Lang Architecture

3:05PM | Exhibition Tour Break

3:15PM | Road Map for Action

Speaker: Nick Master, Deputy, Executive Director, Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation

4:00PM | Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Stream B: Digital Construction & Architecture Summit

10:15AM | Conference Room 2 opens 

10:30AM | Welcome Address from Oliver Kinross & Chairperson’s Opening Plenary Session

10:40AM | The Future of Digital Construction

  • What are the technologies that will change the way we execute and manage construction projects

11:10AM | BIM & The Latest Technology

  • BIM and the latest technological leaps in reality capture, mobility and virtual reality interfaces
  • Rewriting the rules of how large-scale infrastructure projects can be planned, designed, constructed and operated. Examples of mega projects

11:30AM | Exhibition tour break

11:55AM | Case Study Presentation with Andre Kikoski

Speaker: Andre Kikoski, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Andre Kikoski Architect

12:15PM | Presentation Reserved

Speaker: March Chadwick AIA LEED AP, Principal, M.Arch Architects & Founder of Zonerapp.com

12:35PM | Collaborating in a Digital Workspace

  • How has BIM changed the way the construction industry works?
  • Open Source Collaboration in Construction
  • The Future Workplace
  • The Dangers of Collaboration

12:55PM | Panel Discussion: SME's and BIM

  • Developing digital technologies across SME's
  • Challenges and developments
  • Building BIM among SME communities

1:30PM | Exhibition tour break

1:55PM | What's the Reality for Construction?

  • The latest solutions and innovation
  • Are we on the brink of a digital revolution?
  • How is VR and AR impacting the industry?
  • Technology limitations

2:15PM | Data Driven Design and Fabrication

  • Technology is Not One Size Fits All. Build your tool kit based on your business needs
  • Innovation is Evolution. Legacy information and tools. Transforming legacy. Innovations that meets your needs
  • Data Driven Design and Fabrication. Case study on Data driven design and fabrication process
  • The Other BIMs and why they matter? Business Information Management and Business Integration Model

Speaker: Vincent Poon, Global Principal, Design – Digital Integration, Unispace

2:35PM | Challenges of Creating the Information Model of Everything

Speaker: Amir Tasbihi, Sr. Project Controls & BIM Specialist, STV   

3:05PM | Exhibition tour break

3:25PM | Panel Discussion: Tech Trends of 2018

  • The field of robots – What to expect?
  • Wearable technological, 3D printing, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), virtual and augmented reality – Adoption and implementation
  • The Internet of Things (IoT) and its impact on the design and construction industry

4:00PM | Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

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