FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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10:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    The public interest shifted its focus firmly to the subject of human health and wellness. Redefined as core elements of sustainability and healthy buildings, these trends are revolutionizing how we de ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Building Solutions & Materials
    The Lean Construction Institute found that pull planning can help companies reduce safety incidents by 35–50% One company has found similar results on their lean journey [will verify this with our int ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    10 mins
    • Architecture Summit
  4. Conference Room 3
    10 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  5. Conference Room 1
    10 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
10:10
  1. Conference Room 2
    30 mins
    • Architecture Summit
  2. Conference Room 3
    30 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 1
    30 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
10:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
    Design of Open-Concept Units with a Focus on Functionality Popularity of Rooftop Decks within Student-Oriented Developments Demand for Amenity Spaces and Common Study Areas  
  2. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 1
    40 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
11:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    This presentation will showcase stormwater practices implemented throughout two unique and challenging urban projects. The first is the redevelopment of a public school property. Stormwater management ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Building Solutions & Materials
    Learn how a 126,000 SF adaptive reuse project on the University of Chicago campus has created positive social change for years to come at the University, throughout the community, and in the industry. ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
  4. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
11:20
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
    Imagine that when you buy a car you first select a designer and a master assembler. Parts and materials arrive from different states and countries for onsite fabrication. You’re given a probable 6 mon ...
  2. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
     How does an owner need to engage their project teams differently when using BIM processes vs traditional methods  Why do international BIM Standards matter  What does a standard suite of BIM document ...
  3. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    Understand the bidding process and value of following directions Creating a solid pre-bid walkthrough Mapping out guidelines and policies for contractors Understanding CAD drawings, cut sheets, etc. a ...
11:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
  2. Conference Room 3
    40 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    Introduction to IDHR Overview of Construction Accessibility Requirements Common Violations of Accessibility Requirements
12:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Building Solutions & Materials
    This seminar sponsored by the American Shotcrete Association (ASA) will give the owner, architect, engineer, project specifier, field inspector, and general contractors an overview on how shotcrete ca ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
  4. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    Federal government’s efforts to cut red tape, reduce taxes and grow the economy Growing your business via government contracts Opportunity Zone development and what it means for the industry Importanc ...
12:20
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
  2. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    Demonstrate 3D modeling and Computational BIM workflows using various software such as Rhino, Revit, Sysque and CATIA.  Showcase fabrication and construction project case studies that cover all trades ...
  3. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
12:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
    DMAC is an architectural firm. But more than that we are storytellers. From the epics that bring together a series of buildings into a collective experience of a master plan to the anecdote that weave ...
  2. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    Discuss the criteria for selecting a bridge type Discuss bridge aesthetics Discuss project details of number of recently-completed bridge projects Discuss project details of number of near-future brid ...
13:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Once again, energy codes are changing, and with the changes come some sneaky additions. For example, did you know that controlled outlets are now required? But which code does this reference? Or did y ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Building Solutions & Materials
    This presentation will provide an overview of what has influenced sustainable residential design in the past, and how climate change is impacting future design trends.  An integrated team approach to ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
    This presentation is a deep dive on a single project, the Willard Hall Dormitory renovation at Northwestern University.  Comprehensive design and coordination strategies were employed to introduce new ...
  4. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  5. Conference Room 1
    40 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
13:20
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Architecture Summit
    Between Work and Home Lunch at the Kids’ Table When (and when not) to Retail
  2. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
13:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    Introduction Drivers for and Challenges to Construction Automation Automation and Robotics Overview Robotics and 3D Printing in Construction Conclusion
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
    Contractors are always looking for new technologies, means and methods to build the proverbial “better mouse trap”!  Contractors desire to build safe, fast and efficiently whilst in full conformance w ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
    The looming rescission Chicago and why its great When there is blood in the streets buy real estate What is value
14:00
  1. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Building Solutions & Materials
    Learning Objectives: Recognize causes and sources of water accumulation in building materials with potential health impacts. Identify mold and air testing protocols, understand the strengths and weakn ...
  2. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Resource resiliency planning and the interrelationship between source acquisition, infrastructure security, and environmental management processes is essential in decreasing the economic and environme ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    We have a wide variety of technical solutions at our disposal in the VDC world to capture data but as with other situations, there is a time and a place for each of them. How to determine what type of ...
  4. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
  5. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
    Co-living, what is it? Why is it happening? What is the opportunity / competitive landscape The XSC value proposition Looking forward to other similar models  
14:20
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    How VR is being used from concept through construction to maximize ROI on Chicago’s iconic Uptown Theater restoration project Project History Preservation and Restoration of Existing Conditions Use of ...
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
    A discussion about economic opportunity in Chicago The impact of unprecedented market activity The future of development considering executive action and aldermanic prerogative A review of the “capaci ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
14:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    Leverage VR for Models for exterior & interior framing  Identifying issues early with clash detection during coordination reviews. Identify sequence problems through 4D simulation during key milestone ...
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
    The phrases Smart Buildings and Smart Cities has entered the proverbial Tipping Point in interest and awareness in today’s marketplace.  Along with the vast amount of definitions and marketing campaig ...
15:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Over several years and many different projects, we have been able to identify some clear wins to help you take your next project to zero energy with little effort or extra cost. Join us as we seek to ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Building Solutions & Materials
    Leaks and mold continue to pose serious problems for the construction industry. This seminar will compare traditional waterproofing systems with modern waterproofing technology to show how tiled showe ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    Assembling the team Identify the issues Identify potential solutions Establishing processes Gaining trust and company-wide buy-in  
  4. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
  5. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
    Impacting the Urban Fabric Leasing challenges Opportunity Funds/financing  
15:20
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    Integrated project delivery methods, effects of contract on drawing and model sharing strategies. File organization and CAD/BIM exchange planning. Highly collaborative joint problem-solving strategies ...
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
    There is a lot of information available on the city’s infrastructure elements, and this data is relevant to anyone whose work impacts the right-of-way. Lack of organization, infrequent communication b ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    40 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
15:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
    Human cost of non-engagement Business case for engagement Challenges to engagement Case Studies
16:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Imagine your project contributing to the well-being, prosperity, and sustainability of not just its own inhabitants, but the inhabitants of the surrounding community, the region and ecosystem in which ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Building Solutions & Materials
    Design is at its best when it is curious, transparent, inclusive, and unwilling to be bound by unnecessary restraint. When a design process not only performs, but also embodies aspirational values, it ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    40 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  4. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
    Recent mixed-use urban infill projects Recent studies for land-use activation at suburban shopping malls Development opportunities, strategies and challenges
  5. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
16:20
  1. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
    Design/Build approach BIM/VDC implementation Communication Understanding your client Program Management  
  2. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
16:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    This presentation will provide several case studies where drone and/or laser scanning technology was employed on building investigation and repair projects, including: Investigation of below-dock-leve ...
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
17:00
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Future Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Real Estate Development Summit
10:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Architecture, Design & BIM
    Understanding what is important to include on your Construction Documents is key to a successful bid and proper construction detailing. Taking lessons learned from hundreds of projects, we will identi ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Marketing Tools, Business Skills & Innovation
  3. Conference Room 3
    10 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  4. Built Environment Networking Hub
    90 mins
    • Global Infrastructure Projects Networking Event
    MWBEs, join us to explore what it takes to finance international construction/infrastructure projects in today’s global economy.  Considering that 95% of the worlds spending power is outside of the Un ...
  5. Conference Room 1
    10 mins
    • Residential Construction Summit
  6. Conference Room 2
    10 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
10:10
  1. Conference Room 3
    30 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    30 mins
    • Residential Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    •    Understand how three different contractors are navigating the myriad health and wellness requirements on various projects with differing rating system. •    Projects seeking health transparency a ...
10:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    40 mins
    • Residential Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Securing funding for energy efficiency upgrades can be challenging for public agencies with an aging building portfolio One solution is to utilize the Federal, State and local funds available for appl ...
11:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Architecture, Design & BIM
    Through the presentation of 4 case studies, we will review the challenges of converting secular and non-traditional buildings into residential use.  We will explore the physical, governmental and code ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Marketing Tools, Business Skills & Innovation
    In this session, you will hear about the real-life case studies of Phil’s work in positioning brands to stand out in their markets. You will learn the key attributes of a successful marketing strategy that aligns with the needs of your sales teams while creating a distinct message for your brand.
  3. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  4. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Foundational influence of LEED in creating the green building industry Potential schism created by divergence of Health and Sustainability Are we moving the needle on sustainability?  See how we are! ...
11:20
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Residential Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    1/2 of annual electricity operational budget must be put towards annual capital solar installation budget (can be financed through PPA) to get to 100% solar installed in 20 years Employee retention in ...
11:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Residential Construction Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Success in the urgent campaign to mitigate climate change hinges on our ability to “strand” fossil fuels underground—by ending carbon consumption altogether by mid-century. We need to reinvest in our ...
12:00
  1. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Marketing Tools, Business Skills & Innovation
    Abstract A responsive approach to value engineering during the different stages of interior construction projects. Learning Objectives Identify improved strategies for initial project budgeting Evalua ...
  2. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Architecture, Design & BIM
    Complexity of super and mega tall buildings Intricacies of client teams Acceleration of project schedule Refinement on enclosure systems
  3. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  4. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Residential Construction Summit
  5. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Learn how to create buildings, infrastructure and communities that are more resilient to natural disasters Learn how to retrofit existing buildings and infrastructure against disasters and increase th ...
12:20
  1. Conference Room 3
    40 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Residential Construction Summit
    Defining affordable housing, the history of affordable housing, and how to address affordable housing in the City of Chicago. What are Equitable Transit Developments (TODs) and how is the City of Chic ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    This presentation will provide an overview of water-neutral development policies and the tool the Alliance for Water Efficiency and its project partners developed to assist communities in creating new ...
12:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Define of Engineered Wood Products and Mass Timber construction.  Examine the advantages and challenges of Mass Timber construction.     Explore the most relevant national and international Mass Timbe ...
13:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Architecture, Design & BIM
    Value of Running 4D Models Simple Explanation of Process Assembling a federated model in Navisworks Collecting objects into selection sets Simple edits in MS Project Importing to Navisworks, Connectin ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Marketing Tools, Business Skills & Innovation
    In 2015, SmithGroup’s Chicago office began a programming and design process to build out their new office space in the Jewelers Building at 35 E. Wacker Drive. Extensive internal charrettes, evaluatio ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  4. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Health & Safety Summit
  5. Conference Room 1
    30 mins
    • Residential Construction Summit
  6. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    USGBC just celebrated its 25th anniversary and with that, the many positive impacts the LEED rating system has produced for the build environment.  We have recently released LEED v4.1, USGBC’s most co ...
13:20
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Health & Safety Summit
    OSHA’s Balanced Approach: Strong Enforcement + Effective Outreach What to Expect When Inspected National Initiatives and Compliance Assistance
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
13:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
    Design freedom with solid state sources Factors to watch when designing with LEDs Using Lighting for Non-Visual Applications
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Health & Safety Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
14:00
  1. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Marketing Tools, Business Skills & Innovation
  2. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Architecture, Design & BIM
    One of our nation’s top priorities today is cyber security. To be able to accomplish this objective, we need high-tech, operations facilities with cutting edge technologies coupling with top security ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  4. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • Geospatial Summit
    We explore how much green infrastructure, and in what spatial layouts, is needed to effectively address urban flooding. There are thresholds below which green infrastructure is overwhelmed, and thresh ...
  5. Conference Room 1
    40 mins
    • Health & Safety Summit
    This story will map the process that Leopardo Companies went through with construction of the base building to design and construction of its new Chicago office (seeking WELL and LEED v4 Silver certif ...
  6. Conference Room 2
    40 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
14:20
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
14:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    40 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Health & Safety Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Presenting research on Sustainability Strategy and Reporting in Building Sector Demonstrating connection between Sustainability Strategy and Reporting to financial performance Demonstrating connection ...
15:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Architecture, Design & BIM
    Abstract: The AEC industry relies on multiple processes and solutions to design, build and manage projects. Though the business model might suggest that streamlining the software packages a firm uses ...
  2. Workshop Room 1
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Marketing Tools, Business Skills & Innovation
  3. Conference Room 1
    40 mins
    • Health & Safety Summit
  4. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Asbestos Introduction Where is Asbestos Found in Construction Regulatory Requirements What Should You Do? Asbestos Awareness Training Questions/Answers
15:20
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Challenges to implementing high-performance design in affordable housing Resources and Programs Available 3 Case Studies – Lawson House (Chicago), Granite City Green Communities (Granite City), Broadw ...
15:40
  1. Conference Room 3
    20 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    20 mins
    • Health & Safety Summit
  3. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
16:00
  1. Conference Room 3
    30 mins
    • BIM & Digital Construction Summit
  2. Conference Room 1
    30 mins
    • Health & Safety Summit
    Regenerative type of drives in elevators can prevent a building's generator from performing its essential job to provide power to equipment, devices and lighting.  A defective generator can result in ...
  3. Conference Room 2
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit

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