With Vancouver rapidly becoming the new hub for cutting edge and innovative tech solutions and some dubbing it the next “Silicon Valley”, there is a new surge of companies pursing technological advancements in the construction and building industry. As tech adoption has raised the manufacturing industry to previously unimaginable heights, there are impressive numbers of companies working locally in BC and the Lower mainland, to come up with smart solutions making the BC construction industry competitive on a global scale.
The June event, “Construction at the cusp of a tech-breakthrough”, consists of a multitude of Pechakucha style presentations, a format featuring 20 images and 20 seconds per image to tell a holistic story from start to finish with some time for Q&A in the end.
The speakers and their topics include:
Sheryl Staub-French, Professor – UBC (BIM TOPiCS Lab)
Dogu Taskiran, CEO – Stambol (Virtual, Augemented and Mixed Reality)
Wyle Baoween, CEO – HRx (Bias Elimination in Recruitment)
John Richardson, CEO – Ethelo (Decision Making Tools)
Marlan Govender, Senior Software Engineer – GE Digital (Industrial Internet of Things, IIOT)
Craig Mitchell, Director of Innovations – Britco Construction (Modular Construction)
Steve Rombough, High Definition Surveys and BIM Specialist – McElhanney Consulting (Mobile Data Collection)
Jason Santeford, Architecture Discipline Leader – Stantec
Aubrey Tucker, Innovative Technology Developer – Stantec (Evolving Practice: AR/VR, Reality Capture, Data Visualization, Compuative Design)
By meeting these brilliant people and learning about this inevitable shift in construction mentality you will be on the leading edge of technological advancement. Come and connect with your colleagues over breakfast. Space is limited so register today!
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 7:30 – 10:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St, Vancouver
Members – $40
Non-Members – $80