18 - 20 July, 2019, Seattle, United States
BILT NA 2019

Speakers

AARON Vorwerk

Autodesk
AEC Subject Matter Expert

Aaron is a registered architect, civil/structural EIT, LEED AP BD+C, and AEC industry technologist. He advises customers across North America on AEC project lifecycle strategy…

Achintya Bhat

Stantec
Computational Designer

Achintya Bhat is a computational designer at Stantec who works within the Innovative Technology Development team. She has a background in engineering and master’s in…

Adam Murray

CannonDesign
BIM Manager

Adam Murray, AIA, NCARB, LEED Green Assoc. is a recently licensed architect and practicing BIM Manager. Up to this point he has focused his eight-year…

Alex Jonovski

KLH Engineers
Principal and Director of Project Management

Alex has been with KLH Engineers since 2008, serving the firm in a variety of roles over the years. He began his career designing HVAC…

Alfonso Monedero

Heatherwick Studio
BIM Manager

Alfonso is an architect leading BIM implementation at the award-winning, London-based multi-discipline Heatherwick Studio. Having worked as Project Architect and Head of Design in a…

Alix Calon

Populous
BIM Technician

Alix Calon is a BIM Technician at Populous where she regularly troubleshoots and evaluates workflow efficiencies, manages file health, and provides all-encompassing BIM and technology…

Allie Bosarge

Shepley Bulfinch
Design Technology Specialist

As a Design Technology Specialist with a background in interior architecture and planning, Allie is an enthusiastic problem solver with 3D modeling and graphic representation…

Andrell Laniewicz

US CAD
Senior Technical Specialist

Andrell is a Senior Technical Specialist for US CAD, an Autodesk Platinum Partner based in Irvine, CA. After obtaining her Master's in Architecture from the…

Andrew Atkins

HGA Architects and Engineers
Structural Engineer

Andrew Atkins graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree (structural focus) in 2008 and has worked at HGA ever…

Andrew Leavitt

Leo A Daly
Digital Practice Specialist / Electrical Designer

Andrew Leavitt is a Digital Practice Specialist and Electrical Designer at Leo A Daly in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He graduated from Tufts University with a degree…

Andy Schrader

WSP
BIM Manager

Mr. Schrader has 14 years of experience as a BIM/REVIT manager. As technology evolves, projects are requiring a high level of building information modeling (BIM)…

Anthony Hauck

Hypar
Founder + COO

With more than 20 years of experience in architecture, engineering, construction, and IT followed by 10 years of innovative software development leading the Autodesk Revit…

Arif Hanif

Affiliated Engineers
Data Day Committee Member

Arif currently works for Affiliated Engineers, Inc. out of their Metro DC office. As a member of the national custom development group, Arif is a…

Benjamin Glunz

BIMsmith
CEO

Architect turned BIM Technologist, Benjamin Glunz, Founder and CEO of Anguleris Technologies and the BIMsmith platform, is a high energy entrepreneur with a passion for…

Bianca Rodriguez

BN Builders
Innovation Engineer

Experienced Innovation Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. Skilled in Autodesk Revit, Navisworks, VDC, and Engineering. Strong engineering professional with…

Blake Guither

Gausman & Moore
Mechanical Engineer

Blake Guither is a Professional Mechanical Engineer with Gausman & Moore responsible for all aspects of HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection design for commercial buildings.…

Bongjai Shin

HKS Inc.
Architect

Bongjai Shin is an architect at HKS Inc.in Los Angeles. He has extensive experience in mixed-use and high-rise residential projects from feasibility study to punch…

Brian Mackey

BD Mackey Consulting
Head Geek

Known as 'The Revit Geek', Brian has spent more than 25 years in the industry, more than 10 of which have been focused on Revit.…

Brian Nickel

Hansen-Rice
Virtual Design & Construction Manager

Brian Nickel is Virtual Design & Construction Manager for Hansen-Rice, Inc. in Nampa, ID. With a Master of Architecture from Montana State University, Brian’s experience…

Carl Storms

BIM Track
Technical Solutions Lead

Drawing on his 20+ years of experience in architecture, engineering, and construction, Carl shares a practical and well-rounded understanding of BIM with clients. He’s worked…

Chad Speas

Corgan
Practice Technology Manager

Chad Speas is the Practice Technology Manager for Corgan, a leading architecture and design firm with deep technical expertise and a reputation for great service.…

Charles De Andrade

VIMaec LLC
Financial Officer

Charles has been in the AEC Industry for 40+ years, starting as an electrical contractor and then serving in senior management positions within the building…

Chris Febbraro

RJC Engineers
BIM Leader

As BIM Leader at RJC, Chris Febbraro is responsible for oversight of Revit family development and quality control, Revit project template creation, development of Revit…

Chris Tisdel

Ruckus Innovation Consulting
CEO

Chris Tisdel is the Founder and CEO of Ruckus Innovation Consulting. Chris holds a Master’s of Architecture and has spent over 25 years working with…

Christopher Persbacker

Stantec
BC BIM Manager

Chris Persbacker supports the efforts of several offices located in New York and Vermont in his capacity as an Architectural BIM Manager for Stantec. He…

Christopher Shafer

HDR
Digital Design Leader for BIM Content

Chris has over 13 years of experience as an architect with the last five years with a significant focus development Revit process and content. In…

Chuck Allsup

Unified Connexions Inc.
Sr Account Executive

Chuck Allsup has over 20-years experience as an engineer, Technology Director, and network & security services manager in the DFW metroplex. His experience as both…

Clair Zwaag

Leica Geosystems
Reality Capture Manager

Clair Vander Zwaag is Reality Capture Manager for Building Construction at Leica Geosystems, Inc. His experience includes developing the laser scanning business for Nederveld, Inc.,…

Clay Hickling

GHD
BIM Project Coordinator

Clay Hickling has been working with GHD for over a decade as an architectural and civil designer/documenter. GHD, being a multidiscipline Architecture and Engineering firm…

Clifton Harness

TestFit

Colin Craig

United States Gypsum Company
Architect - Building Science

Dale Stenning

Hoffman Construction Company

With a 44-year career in AEC, Dale is expert in the use of BIM/VDC delivery and has served in key engineering roles on some of…

Dan Boghean

Oz Architecture
BIM Manager

Dan Boghean is the BIM Manager for OZ Architecture, an Architecture, Interior Design, and Marketing firm located in Denver, CO. He provides training, support, and…

Dan Morrison

BIMtelligence
Director

Dan graduated as a Mechanical Engineer in 1994, then worked in Brisbane for 2 years and spent three years in the UK, doing Mechanical Engineering…

Dan Tartaglia

NBBJ
BIM Platform Leader

My name is Dan Tartaglia, my role at NBBJ is: BIM Platform Leader. I've worked here for over 15 years and in the AEC industry…

Dana De Filippi

SmithGroup
bim technician

Dana is a BIM Technologist at SmithGroup, a national multi-disciplinary firm, in the Washington, DC office. With a decade of experience, she is responsible for…

Daniel Frye

GLY Construction

Daniel Frye is the Layout Superintendent at GLY Construction in Seattle, WA. He began his career in the trades and was quickly drawn to construction…

Daniel Doherty

PCL Construction
Manager of Operational Support

Daniel is Manager of Operational Support at PCL Construction Edmonton, where he facilitates technology adoption and continuous improvement. Throughout his almost 20 years in design…

Dat Lien

Axoscape
President

After traveling all over the globe for renowned architectural firms such as Gensler, PGAL, and Morris Architects; and after managing a team of experts at…

David Haynes

Ideate, Inc.
Data Day Chairperson

David is a Registered Architect and Project Management Certified Professional at Ideate, Inc. A graduate of the University of Arizona, he has worked as an…

David Campbell

Topcon Solutions
Applications specialist

David Campbell is an Application Specialist who works to help implement Autodesk Revit, BIM 360, as well as, Bluebeam Revu. David is an Autodesk Certified…

David Cohn

4D Technologies
Senior Content Manager

David is the Senior Content Manager for CADLearning® products at 4D Technologies, where he develops content standards and creates affordable training solutions for Autodesk software,…

David J. Patera

dRofus
Managing Director

As the Managing Director of for dRofus North America David has been directly involved in the data integration and planning processes across global locations and…

David Joslin

Gilbane Building Company
Sr. VDC Manager

David Joslin is a Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Manager in the Western Division of Gilbane Building Company. He has over 13 years’ experience with…

David Raynor

Hipp Engineering
BIM Technology Lead

David Raynor has over 15 years of experience as a mechanical designer and over half of that is in using Revit. After transitioning an engineering…

David Spehar

dRofus
Client Solutions Manager

David has over 27 years of industry experience and has been a registered architect since 1994. He was an early adopter of Revit and has…

Derek Zero

Turner Construction
Virtual Design & Construction Engineer

Born in Boston, Derek holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science (Architecture) from the University of Hartford. At the University of Hartford,…

Don Bokmiller

Schneider Electric
BIM Specialist

Don Bokmiller has been creating Revit content for many years, primarily for electrical design and construction. He has worked in both the design and construction…

Doug Williams

Leo A Daly
Director of Digital Practice

As the Director of Digital Practice, Doug Williams leads a team of 11 Digital Practice professionals on the vision, strategy, resources, and direction for the…

Dwayne Miller

UNIFI Labs
CEO and Co-Founder

Dwayne Miller brings over 30 years of engineering, technology, entrepreneurial leadership, and international experience to the team. Mr. Miller formerly served as the Chairman, past…

Elaine Lee

Perkins Eastman
Senior Associate

Elaine Lee is a senior associate and licensed architect with Perkins Eastman in Los Angeles, California. As project architect/project manager, she likes to include UX…

Ellen Bensky

Turner Fleischer Architects
Partner

As a Partner and CEO of Turner Fleischer Architects Inc., Ellen’s mission is to build and lead a dynamic, results-oriented organization dedicated to client satisfaction,…

Eric Rudisaile

Microdesk
BIM Consultant

Eric Rudisaile was a mechanical designer for 4 year at Cosentini, with experience in MEP Design for Theaters, High Rise residential and Laboratories at Cosentini.…

Erin Benn

ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions
Openings Studio Building Technologies Manager

Erin Benn is the Openings Studio Building Technologies Manager for the United States with ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions. Erin has had a lot of…

Gahye Jeong

Samsung

Gahye Jeong studied as a Math major at Seoul National University, pure Math PhD in geometry/topology, specifically in Khovanov homology & Floer homology. Her Minor…

Gajanan Magdum

Stantec
BIM Modeler

Myself Gajanan Magdum, have a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering. working with Stantec as a BIM modeler and having total work experience 10+ years in…

Galen Hoeflinger

SmithGroup
BIM Technologist - Digital Delivery Group Manager

Galen S. Hoeflinger, AIA, currently leads SmithGroup’s Digital Delivery Group, which is charged with developing integrated solutions for BIM, its software and related technologies with…

Gary Sprague

Andekan
CEO

Gary Sprague is CEO of Andekan, a company dedicated to Revit content services since 2008. Gary he focuses on overseeing Andekan's content creation service, guiding…

Gerard Teo

ID Architects Pte Ltd
Head of VR / Computational Design

Inclined towards application of parametric and optimization methods towards architectural design, as well as use of BIM methodologies in workflow efficiency and design. Runs the…

Harlan Brumm

Autodesk
Product Manager - Revit Architecture and Construction

Harlan is a Revit Product Manager focused on Architecture and Construction. Based in Manchester, NH, he has spent over 10 years helping customers realize the…

Heather Worrell

RATIO Architects
Director of Design Delivery

As RATIO’s Director of Design Delivery, Heather coordinates BIM technology, standards, and training across the firm. She works closely with the Project Directors and Model…

Hilda Espinal

CannonDesign
CTO

Hilda Espinal is CannonDesign’s Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the evolution and implementation of computational tools and workflows, immersive technologies, building information modeling, advanced building…

Ian Coats

Autodesk
Technical Specialist

Ian Keough

Hypar

Ian has spent the last 12 years solving the problems of the AEC industry through software. His early work at Buro Happold identified the need…

Ian Siegel

Willow
Digital Lead

Ian has an incredible passion for leveraging technology to improve the process of how major building projects are designed, constructed, and delivered. He is highly…

Jacob D’Albora

McVeigh & Mangum Engineering
Director of BIM-FM Services

Jacob heads up the BIM and Facility Management services at McVeigh & Mangum Engineering focusing on building relationships with a new range of clientele outside…

Jarod Schultz

MG AEC Technology Partners
Director of Research and Development

I help AEC firms streamline bottlenecks and pain points in their daily people, process, and technology workflows. With a business strategy session with key people…

Jason Boehning

4D Technologies
AEC Consultant

As an AEC Consultant for 4D Technologies, Jason Boehning is passionate about helping organizations build a more productive workforce, simplify workflows, and standardize processes to…

Jay Merlan

UNIFI Labs
Strategic Solutions Lead

Jay Merlan’s passion for digital construction began at 14 years old when he started to build 2.5-dimensional models to create custom video game maps. Decades…

Jeffrey Kuchta

BASF
R&D Engineer / Marketing Specialist

My father was an architect his entire career, which helped form the field I would spend a greatest amount of my career in. Starting in…

Jeffrey Pinheiro

Turner Construction
Regional VDC Manager

Jeffrey is a registered architect in the state of Connecticut and has 12 years of experience in varying roles throughout the industry. Jeffrey has designed…

Jess Purcell

Shepley Bulfinch
Design Technology Specialist

As a Design Technology Specialist, Jess works on developing strategies for technology tools that support and advance design, delivery, and collaboration. Jess holds a Masters…

Jim Marchese

Stantec
Business Solutions Analyst

Jim has always been drawn to technology. He says it's a way to help people be better at what they do. Jim leverages technology as…

Johan Hanegraaf

Arkio
Director of product management

Johan is an architect and design technology specialist with over 10 years of experience in designing and developing tools for Mecanoo’s computational projects. His early…

John Cook

IMEG Corp.
VDC coordinator

John J. Cook has been involved in the AEC industry since 2000.  Initially trained in the Electrical discipline, John has gone on to work for…

John Pierson

Parallax Team
Design Technology Specialist

John Pierson is a Design Technology Specialist at Parallax, and a Revit certified professional for all disciplines. At Parallax, he is engaged in the creation…

Jon Atkinson

ATG USA
Technical Specialist

Jon started in the AEC industry in 1996 as an architectural drafter, in 2010 he moved into MEP design. He's worked as Cad Manager, BIM…

Jon Eugenio

Nutanix
Principal Solutions Architect

Jonathan Eugenio is a seasoned IT professional with over 20+ years experience in the IT industry. 12 of those have been in an Enterprise Pre-sales…

Jon Mirtschin

Geometry Gym
Director

Jon Mirtschin received his Bachelor of Engineering/Science from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He worked for Connell Wagner and Expedition Engineering (London) before starting Geometry…

Joseph Huang

Stantec
Principal Architect, BIM Practice Leader

Joseph C. Huang, PhD, AIA, is a Principal & BIM Practice Leader at Stantec. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in the…

Joseph Kim

JK
Architectural Designer & Technology Enthusiast

Joseph Kim is an architectural designer who has high interest in design technology. He has participated in a global architectural design practice where he gained…

Juhun Lee

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Senior Staff, Digital Lab

Juhun Lee is the lead computational designer of the SGH Digital Lab. Mr. Lee has combined architectural and computational design backgrounds. Mr. Lee develops work…

Justin DeMarco

BASF
Neopor Business Development, North America

Justin DeMarco CSI, CDT is a recovering Millennial with 14 years of experience in various facets of the AEC industry. At BASF, Justin leads North…

Justin Lindsey

HVE Connexions
Director of Sales Engineering

Justin Lindsey is a virtualization expert with 10+ years of experience in designing and implementing highly successful solutions for enterprise and education clients. He has…

Kelly Cone

ClearEdge3D Inc.
V.P. of Product Management

I am passionate about process and technology innovation and how they can change industries and people's lives. I have implemented various practice technologies into design,…

Ken Flannigan

KONE
Global BIM Director

Ken Flannigan supports KONE's global R&D, supply line and front line operations with BIM tools and processes.Ken has led implementations and process improvement for design,…

Krister Holmes

Diamond Schmitt Architects
Architect

Krister Holmes is an Architect and Autodesk Revit Certified BIM Project Manager with Diamond Schmitt Architects currently working on the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.…

Kyle Martin

Gensler
Digital Design Manager

As a Digital Design Manager at Gensler in Boston Kyle Martin is primarily responsible for BIM Management and Dynamo implementation. In addition, he oversees several…

Lana Gochenauer

MacDonald Miller Facility Solutions
VDC Solutions Manager

Lana is an industry leading, trailblazer and advocate for virtual design & construction (VDC) to improve project collaboration, outcomes and using software in an integrated…

Landon Wilson

DIALOG
Structural Technologist/Design Technology Specialist

Landon Wilson is a Structural BIM Specialist. Within Dialog, he splits his time between Design Technology and Project work. Always having a passion for Technology,…

Laura Keyser

Clancy & Theys
BIM/VDC Coordinator

Laura Keyser is a BIM/VDC Coordinator with Clancy & Theys Construction Company in Raleigh, NC. Laura is a registered architect with fifteen years of experience…

Lilian Magallanes

Bluebeam
Technical Account Manager

Lilian Magallanes is a Technical Account Manager at Bluebeam, Inc., where she leverages eight years of facilities experience and five years of construction management experience…

Lillian Smith

Autodesk, Inc.
Sr. Product Manager

Lilli Smith, AIA is an architect with a passion for re-envisioning the way that buildings are designed. After working for several years as an architect,…

Luke Brown

Hoffman Construction Company
Project Estimator

Luke Brown has been a project estimator with Hoffman for 5 years, helped start the Portland Bluebeam Users Group and received Bluebeam’s Champion Award in…

Mac Little

VIATechnik
Computational Design Lead

Prior to joining VIATechnik, Mac Little graduated from the University of Houston with a B. Arch was leveraging his knowledge at firms like Grimshaw, EvolveLAB,…

Marcello Sgambelluri

JAMA
Director of Advanced Technology

Marcello has worked on many BIM projects over the last 21 years at John A. Martin Structural Engineers as a project manager, design engineer, BIM…

Mark Contino

Topcon Positioning Systems Inc.
Vice President of Retail Distribution

18 Years with Topcon in various roles from product development, distribution, and sales & marketing. Over 30 years in the precision measuring and positioning industry…

Mark Mergenschroer

Autodesk
Customer Success Engineer for BIM 360 Ops

Mark is entering his 23rd years in the industry and has recently moved into the role of Customer Success Engineer for the Autodesk BIM 360…

Mark Rocha

HDR
Structural Digital Practice Lead, P.E., S.E.

As the Structural Digital Practice Lead, Mark is responsible for structural BIM content, structural analysis workflows, and parametric design integration at HDR. Mark's passion is…

Mark Thorley

designtech

Mark brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to various stages of work in both the process and delivery of BIM. Mark's real passion…

Matt Jezyk

Tesla
Senior Engerineering Manager

Matt Jezyk is Senior Engineering Manager for AEC Generative Design at Autodesk. He has been in the Architecture and Engineering industry for 20+ years and…

Matt Whetstone

Corgan
Practice Technology Specialist

Matt Whetstone is a Practice Technology Specialist for Corgan Associates, Inc. He received a Masters of Architecture from Kansas State University in 2013 and has…

Melissa Thiessens

GSBS Architects
BIM Manager

Melissa has been with GSBS Architects in Salt Lake City, Utah since 2005.  Early on she helped the firm transition from AutoCAD to Revit and…

Melissa Stewart

HDR
Digital Practice Office Lead

Melissa received her bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University and her master's degree from the University of Maryland. Based in the Washington, D.C., metro…

Miaomiao Niu

WSP
BIM Coordinator

Miaomiao Niu has been working on developing effective BIM workflows and advocating the implementation of technology in MEP design at WSP USA. She is primarily…

Michael Massey

Sanveo
Southeast Senior BIM Lead

Mike Massey graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in architecture. He has 27-plus years of experience working in the architecture, engineering, and construction…

Michael Kilkelly

ArchSmarter
Founder

Michael Kilkelly AIA is the founder of ArchSmarter, a website dedicated to helping architects and designers work smarter, not harder. Michael is also a principal…

Michael Ramsay

HDR
Digital Design Leader for the Western Region

Michael leads the digital design and BIM efforts for the Western region of North America for HDR. Over the last 25 years he has worked…

Mike DeOrsey

Stantec
Digital Practice Manager

Mike is the Manager for the BIM / Delivery Group within Stantec’s Buildings Digital Practice Team, a registered architect, and is based in Boston, MA.…

Misako Kobayashi

Misako Kobayashi is a president of BIM Planning Inc. BIM Planning Inc does management, education, and training of any kinds of BIM software. She also…

Nathan Miller

Proving Ground
Founder & CEO

Nate Miller is the founder and CEO of PROVING GROUND. Nate has worked with some of the most reputable organizations in the building industry to…

Nathaniel MacDonald

Mechanical Engineer

Nathaniel MacDonald is a Mechanical Engineer at CRB, a company that focuses on building and designing Biotech and Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities as well as science…

Neil Gordon

BN Builders
Innovation Manager

Started my career in 3D Modeling in manufacturing at the Boeing Airplane Group in 1997 and worked in the 777 group for just over 2…

Nick Kovach

BOKA Powell
BIM Manager

Nick Kovach is the Building Information Modeling (BIM) manager at BOKA Powell, and he has a unique blend of experience in architecture, business, technology, and…

Nicolas Catellier

revitpure.com / Atelier 21 Architects
Architect

Nicolas Catellier is an Architect, BIM Manager and teacher based in Quebec City, Canada. Nicolas graduated from Université de Montréal in 2011 and has been…

Peter Costanzo

IMAGINiT
Director, FM

Peter has worked in IMAGINiT’s Facilities Management group for over 14 years and has held progressively larger roles within the division. Peter’s unique blend of…

Petr Mitev

NBBJ
BIM/Computation Leader

I’m an AEC polymath who thrives on diverse design problems, and solving them through an agile application of technology. My education and early career were…

Phil Bernstein

Yale School of Architecture
Associate Dean

Phil Bernstein is an architect, technologist and educator. He is the Associate Dean of the Yale School of Architecture where he received both his B.A.…

Philip Bergsieker

Hoffman Construction Company
BIM Manager

Philip has over 25 years of experience with digital design technologies, including 19 in the AEC industry. As an early adopter of design and construction…

Purvi Irwin

CADD Microsystems, Inc.
Practice Manager, Architecture

As the Practice Manager for Architecture at CADD Microsystems, Purvi supports professionals across all disciplines with BIM technologies, which includes teaching Revit, creating content, developing…

Radu Gidei

Metaspace
Founder

As Development Lead for capital projects integrators Enstoa & design technology consultancy designtech, Radu works closely with teams of architects, engineers, contractors and owners to…

Raghavendra Bhat

Stantec
BIM Leader

Raghavendra Bhat is a Building Information Modeling (BIM) leader at MWH now part of Stantec, providing integrated project delivery expertise utilizing Autodesk, Inc., software. Bhat…

Ralph Schoch

Victaulic
Revit, Technology, and Internal Support Manager

Ralph Schoch is the Revit, Technology, and Internal Support Manager in the Construction Piping Services Division (CPS) at Victaulic, a leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining…

Rex Manseau

Nutanix Frame
Sr Director, Global Salaes

Rex is the Sr. Director, Global Sales, Nutanix Frame. His role consists of leading and scaling Nutanix's Frame global sales organization. Helping enterprise clients and…

Rexter Retana

Mott MacDonald
Digital Delivery Mangaer

Rexter is Mott MacDonald’s Digital Delivery Manager (Major Projects) and is an accomplished engineer with an emphasis on applied technology for design and engineering project…

Ricardo Rodriguez

BASF
Global Virtual Design & Construction Specialist

Ricardo grew up in San Germán, Puerto Rico, and has worked alongside industry leaders at Gensler, NIKA Solutions, and WDG Architecture. In his Global Virtual…

Richard Schmitt

SmithGroup
Applications Developer

Richard is an Architect, Computational Designer and Applications Developer specializing in data management, interoperability and 2D + 3D visualization. Richard graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute…

Richard Taylor

Ideate Software
Technical Evangelist

Richard has more than 30 years of experience working for companies that develop architectural and engineering software solutions, such as Intergraph, Bentley, and Autodesk. He…

Robert Weygant

Sumex Design
President

Robert Weygant is the President of Sumex Design. He has spent past 15 years working with over 800 manufacturers to create Revit content, specifications and…

Roberto Herreros

BTD
CTO

Roberto Herreros is a Structural Engineer and Master of Science at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He has kept in touch with his alma…

Rui Gavina

VN2R
Digital Practice Manager

Rui Gavina is the Digital Practice Manager at VN2R, a structural engineering firm. He leads the BIM business development and is responsible for the design…

Ryan Cameron

DLR Group
Research Architect

Ryan is leading computational design efforts at DLR Group that range in practice from data analysis, data strategy, parametric modeling and data-driven design. He is…

Ryan McShane

Tableau
Senior Manager, Product Marketing at Tableau

Ryan McShane leads the platform product marketing team at Tableau, where he is responsible for all product marketing efforts related to Tableau’s offerings. He has…

Sara Troy

Modulus Consulting

Sara Troy is a BIM Project Manager with Modulus Consulting, with a particular focus on the production of drawings using Autodesk Revit. She has 10…

Sash Kazeminejad

Ideate Software
Customer Success Manager

Sash Kazeminejad has over 15 years of experience in the AEC industry, providing extensive experience in project management, BIM management, and design work for architectural…

Scott Chatterton

HDR
International BIM Integration Leader & Digital Design Leader for BIM Planning and Quality

Scott integrates BIM technology and the digital design process into the daily functionality of HDR’s offices in North America, Germany, China, the Middle East, and…

Scott Davis

Autodesk, Inc.
Sr AEC Technical Specialist

Scott Davis: is a 'recovering' Architect, that has been with Autodesk since 2007 as a Sr AEC Technical Specialist. Scott has over 12 years of…

Scott Myatich

GLY Construction
Senior Design Engineer

Scott Myatich is an Integrated Design Engineer at GLY Construction in Seattle, WA. After working 12 years in the architectural field both domestically and internationally,…

Scott Rawlings

Z by HP
Head of Commercial XR Go to Market

Scott has pursued a life-long passion for empowering human creativity through technology. He’s worked with and led teams who pioneered flight simulation, non-linear video editing…

Sean Fruin

Sigma AEC Solutions
Mechanical Engineer & design technologist

Sean Fruin is a Mechanical Engineer and the Director of Design Technology at Sigma AEC Solutions. He has an ardent fascination with automation and the…

Sheena Shook

Modulus Consulting
BIM Project Manager

Data Day Roundtable Host, BCS Roundtable Host: Sheena Shook Sheena Shook brings both passion and 16 years of OAEC industry experience to the field of…

Sri Kalyan

Stantec
Structural Engineer

Sri Kalyan is a Structural Engineer at Stantec Consulting, a multi-disciplinary engineering and architecture firm based in Vancouver, Canada. He has a masters in Structural…

Stephen Faust

Revolution Design
President

Stephen Faust brings a unique blend of experience in architecture, coding, and the Revit API. As a licensed architect and former BIM manager/trainer for several…

Steve Burrows CBE

Cameron MacAllister Group
Principal Consultant

Steve Burrows CBE is a Professional Engineer. He advises firms about the impact of change in the construction industry driven by technology. Steve has worked…

Steve Nonis

Turner Fleischer Architects
Principal

Steve’s quest is to find the optimum connection between advances in new design technologies and complex architectural solutions. He joined Turner Fleischer in 2002 and…

Steven Mahaney

Alberta Infrastructure

With a variety of experiences in the AEC industry, Steve has knowledge of Building Information Modelling and Asset Information Management requirements from the point of…

Tadeh Hakopian

HKS
BIM Manager

Tadeh Hakopian is a Designer and Applications Developer at HKS Architects transforming his organization with digital tools. His Background is in Architecture and has a…

Thom Chuparkoff

OSBORN
Director of OSPORTS

Thom Chuparkoff, AIA, is an Architect and Director of OSports for Osborn Engineering. He holds a Masters of Architecture from the University of South Florida…

Timon Hazell

Walter P Moore
Sr. Structural Technical Designer

Timon Hazell is one of our top speakers and #1 speaker at BILT Europe 2019. He is a mover, a shaker and all around passionate…

Tom Owens

Mendel Owens PS
Partner

Tom Owens is an attorney and consultant in private practice who has been involved in the construction industry for over 35 years, twelve as an…

Tom Reslinski

Dialog

Tom Reslinski works on DIALOG's Computational Design and Research initiatives. Tom has extensive experience developing scripts and code for parametrically and generatively designed building forms.…

Tom Riley

NVIDIA
Director Global Business Development

As Director Global Business Development, Tom leads NVIDIA’s customer engagement for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry. In this capacity, Tom works closely with NVIDIA…

Van Woods

US Army of Engineers
BIM Program Manager

Mr. Van Woods is the BIM Program Manager for the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In addition to his 21 year tenure within…

Vickie Patel

HKS
BIM Manager

Vickie Patel currently is the Practice Technology Manager at HKS Architects in Dallas, Texas, USA. With her diverse skill set and over 10 years of…

Volker Husel

CSArch
CSArch

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COVID-19 Update

20th May 2020

DBEI has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation around the world. While some parts of our society are beginning to open in baby-steps, none of us know how the situation will develop over the coming months. As such, DBEI has now made the decision to postpone all our 2020 events to 2021 as the well-being of all our partners and participants in our events remains our utmost priority. For new details on each region please visit our event pages. We have also sent communications to all registered attendees, speakers or sponsors for all of our 2020 events.

In the interim, DBEI will be launching several exciting virtual events and webinars in 2020 to continue to deliver the same expertise, insights and knowledge to the AEC industry during these uncertain times. We also have some other exciting initiatives we are working on to continue to provide value to our community, which we look forward to sharing with you all shortly.

We wish to thank you all for your support and appreciate your patience and understanding under the current circumstances and will continue to update our website and the community if there are any changes.

If you have any concerns or questions about our events please email us at info@dbei.org