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Apps for Construction
Presented by:
Rob McKinney - JBKnowledge, Inc.
This 60 minute session will explore 5 workflows that can be accomplished on mobile devices with apps: plan mark ups, safety documentation, daily reports, progress photos, and scheduling. The presenter will showcase selected apps that work well to accomplish tasks on tablets.

Beginning With the End in Mind - Employing Collaborative Tech to Improve Project Information Management and Asset Delivery
Presented by:
Jerad Ferrell - Viewpoint Construction Software
The presentation will demonstrate how construction managers can help to delivery quality projects through streamlining and standardizing communication, centralizing all project documents and data shared and stored throughout the project and providing an auditable history of mark-ups and revisions.

Building a Mobile Strategy for CM/PM
Presented by:
Marc Krichman & Jesse Lavine- Meridian Systems
Mobile devices such as iPads and other tablets have revolutionized the way we communicate by allowing real-time access to all types of information. Whether it’s a corporate standard, project level or individual choice, mobile devices are showing up at the jobsite, and for good reason. When considering the pressure when managing scope, schedule and budget while attending to safety, quality and revenue, it’s no wonder organizations are looking to implement technology wherever and whenever possible if it results in greater productivity and efficiency. CM/PM firms need a strategy to address field mobility, data security, as well as employees bringing their own devices into the workplace. This webinar will highlight some of the most pressing issues in the industry, plus, experts will discuss their thoughts on the future of mobile technology in CM/PM.

Delivering Structured and Standardized Building Information to Owners with COBie and SPie
Presented by:
Kristine K. Fallon, FAIA, Nalia Crawford & Gregory Williams, LEED AP - Kristine Fallon Associates, Inc.
This seminar addresses the benefits and application of the COBie and SPIE information exchanges to improve the hand-over of building information to owners. COBie and SPIE provide a structured, standardized data exchange that reduces the time and cost for owners to reformat building information.

Geophysical Applications for Construction Managers
Presented by:
The careful use of geophysical equipment and techniques can assist in solving some issues encountered during site planning, design, and construction. Although caution must be used when performing geophysical surveys, using the right equipment for the job and working with individuals that are familiar with the techniques and their limitations are keys to obtaining the best information while not overestimating capabilities. The presentation will focus on techniques performed during initial stages of a construction project, with a cursory look at forensic evaluations.

Project Information Management From Concept to Completion
Presented by:
Jeff Morgan & Charlie Nyman - Brown & Caldwell; Eric Law - EADOC
Participants will learn about innovative ways to manage the large amounts of information generated throughout the design and construction phases of their project, how this information is transitioned between phases and the value this information has to owners during and after the project is completed.

Technology Trends for CM
Presented by:
James Benham - JB Knowledge
Learning Objectives:
1. Review a brief history of collaborative technology and analyze how industry leaders are using innovative technology to inspire collaboration today.
2. Learn the latest in construction solutions, including free web-based services and mobile applications you can implement today.
3. Define The Cloud and address the fears and efficiencies in using current platforms, devices and applications.
4. Discover what the convergence of technologies and augmented reality will mean for your firm.

Utilizing Social Media to Grow Your Business
Presented by:
Carolyn Thompson -
The world has gone wireless and so have our customers and employees so social media is a great inexpensive way to interact and promote your expertise.
Learning objectives include:
1. Learn how social media is being used effectively in the Construction industry for marketing your services and finding client leads.
2. Learn how social media is being used in recruiting top talent in hard to find jobs.
3. Learn how to use social media for gathering competitive intelligence.
4. How to create and execute a time efficient social media strategy on a limited budget.



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