Summary

Résumé de la présentation

With so much of the cost of the building lifecycle coming from facility maintenance and operations, there is no surprise that new technology is playing a role in reducing that cost. In this panel, we will hear from innovative tech companies that are helping owners make better use of their data, saving time and money, and reducing waste and energy consumption through more streamlined processes and technology. Tech startups and emerging tech companies are delivering tremendous value to owners through their innovative products and services.

Who's Presenting

Qui présente

Hammad Chaudhry

(Moderator)

National Director, Digital Project Delivery Services - EllisDon

National Director, Digital Project Delivery Services - EllisDon

Biographie

Hammad is currently the National Director of Digital Project Delivery Services at EllisDon. Hammad studied Urban Studies and Architectural Technologies and worked for a Calgary-based architectural firm before joining EllisDon in 2014. Hammad has championed various positions including Architectural Technologist, Project Coordinator, Proposal Coordinator, BIM Coordinator, VDC Manager, and VDC Director. Working with BIM and digital workflows, Hammad’s focus is to implement construction technology to offer appropriate and novel solutions to construction problems.

With so much of the cost of the building lifecycle coming from facility maintenance and operations, there is no surprise that new technology is playing a role in reducing that cost. In this panel, we will hear from innovative tech companies that are helping owners make better use of their data, saving time and money, and reducing waste and energy consumption through more streamlined processes and technology. Tech startups and emerging tech companies are delivering tremendous value to owners through their innovative products and services.

Scott Benesh

VP Capital Projects - VEERUM

Scott is a Co - Founder of VEERUM Inc., a Digital Twin for capital project optimization. He has 30 years experience including Project Director of Oil and Gas, Pipeline and Mineral Processing Projects valued up to $12 Billion, both domestic and international, green field and brown field. His experience includes Project Management, Construction Management and Engineering Management. Scott also has departmental management experience including development, implementation and continual improvement of teams, procedures, specifications and processes. Scott has worked in various locations across the globe including Canada, Australia, Qatar, and France.

Derek John Mullassery

Director of Technical Operations - CopperTree Analytics

Derek is the Director of Technical Operations at CopperTree, and has been with the company for over 8 years. He has a background in energy engineering, and his interests include analytics for building performance improvement, controls optimization, energy management, and behavioral change programs for occupants and operators. Derek leads a team of engineers and technologists who provide analytics and smart buildings services. Their goal is to empower CopperTree's clients to achieve their sustainability goals and realize the power of analytics and smart building technologies.

Rick Rolston

CEO - BuiltSpace Technologies Corp.

Rick is a serial construction-tech entrepreneur, with digital construction experience spanning over 30 years. His first startup, CONFAX (1989-1995), the construction newswire, provided digital construction news/tenders across Canada.  His last startup (1995-2011), now Dodge Data & Analytics Canada, put pre-construction project news, plans & specs, online in the cloud at construction.com.

His current startup, BuiltSpace Technologies is on a mission to transform end-to-end construction & FM processes to create a healthy, safe and sustainable built environment.   Rick is currently the CEO & President of BuiltSpace Technologies Corp., based in Vancouver BC.

David Spehar

Senior Account Manager - dRofus

David has over 30 years of experience in the AEC industry and has been a registered architect since 1994. He was an early adopter of BIM and has been an advocate of leveraging emerging technologies since 2003. David joined dRofus in 2017 as a Client Solutions Manager and is currently a Senior Account Executive responsible for assisting clients with successful adoption of dRofus through transitioning to data-driven design workflows. In addition to his experience with applying design technologies, David has a strong background in architectural project management.  He was a project manager for over 12 years before shifting his focus to implementing technology in large design firms. David is a well-known subject matter expert on design technology and has regularly presented at various international industry events throughout his career.

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