Daniel Villao
Principal and Managing Partner, Intelligent Partnerships
10:55 AM - 11:25 AM

Looking to the future of building science and technology, the most important aspect that stakeholders must take into account is the sector’s impact on climate change.

Keith Simon
Terracon, AIA, CPHC, BECxP, CxA+BE
Kayla C. Maines
Senior Architect, Terracon Facilities
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

BECx is a quality-assurance process to ensure that a building, when delivered, meets the owner’s project requirements (OPR). 

Mai Tong
Senior Physical Scientist, FEMA Building Science Branch
David Bonneville
Senior Principal, Degenkolb Engineers
Steve McCabe
NEHRP Director
Jiqiu Yuan
Executive Director, Multi-Hazard Mitigation & Building Seismic Safety Council, National Institute of Building Sciences
03:45 PM - 04:30 PM

Building codes broadly are recognized as playing an essential role in protecting life safety and reducing property damage in earthquakes.

Jon Narva
Director, External Relations, National Association of State Fire Marshalls
Sean DeCrane
Manager, Industry Relations, Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

The focus of this presentation will outline the perceived risks, research methodology and long-range outcome potentials of Project FAIL-SAFE.

Judy Ou
Associate Principal, Perkins Eastman Architects
Robin Whitehurst
Technical Principal, Bailey Edward Design, Inc.
11:35 AM - 12:05 PM

From the patient rooms with panoramic views of the bay and mountains to the seismic base isolation system, the design of the New Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, California sets new standards reflecting state-of-the-art resiliency elements.

Paul E. Totten
VP, National Practice Leader - Building Enclosures, WSP
10:55 AM - 11:25 AM

Our climate constantly is evolving, which will impact risks for flooding, storms type and volume, and how our buildings need to be responsive to these changes. 

Anica Landreneau
Global Director, Sustainable Design, HOK
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Resiliency must address a host of issues and plan for the future, while balancing solutions within current project program, budget, and schedule.

Charles Thompson
Associate, Quinn Evans Architects
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Using examples from Quinn Evans Architects’ work at George Washington’s Estate, Mount Vernon, and the Michigan State Capitol, this presentation will explore how existing building information modeling (eBIM) gives both stewards of historic properties the information they need to culturally preserve important sites and owners of existing buildings the ability to associate information with the structure to facilitate efficient maintenance and operations. <

Ricardo Rodriguez
Global Virtual Design Specialist, BASF
11:35 AM - 12:05 PM

Contemporary architectural practice typically is averse to the digital realm. Our profession portrays itself as being highly creative, however, its business practices decidedly are analog. As an industry, we must focus on questioning how things are done and push to develop 21st-century urban solutions. 

Gregory Ceton
Director, Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects, CSI
Rick Bawcum
CEO/Founder, CIMATRI
10:55 AM - 11:25 AM

Construction taxonomies are present in many countries in Europe and North America and are an essential tool for project delivery and management. In the U.S.

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