ROSEMONT, Ill. —  Leading vendors, including Oracle, Autodesk, TAMLYN, Goodman, and Trimble, will present information on the latest tools in architecture, engineering, and construction in the Learning Theaters during the AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo. The inaugural event, hosted by BNP Media, is taking place April 30 to May 2 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

“The Learning Theaters are a great feature area on the show floor, and we invite our attendees to stop by and learn from our subject matter experts about the worksite of tomorrow, sustainability, energy efficiency, mixed reality, and more,” said Scott Wolters, chief event officer, BNP Media. “In addition, the trade show floor will feature the latest products and services from over 115 vendors showcasing plumbing, HVACR/mechanical systems, flooring, building envelope, roofing, and general contracting products and services for architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, owners, and others who will be attending the event.”

Learning Theater Presentations are available to all event participants, and topics include:

• “The Worksite of Tomorrow and Introduction to Oracle’s Construction and Engineering Innovation Lab,” presented by Burcin Kaplanoglu, executive director, Innovation, Oracle and Construction and Engineering. (Wednesday, May 1, 11:00 - 11:40 a.m.).

• “Aesthetics, Durability, and Sustainability of Extruded Aluminum Trim,” presented by Ian Daniels, director of architectural products, TAMLYN. (Wednesday, May 1, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.). This presentation has been approved for 1 AIA LU/HSW.

• “Communicating Technology Reshapes Control Options for Energy-Efficient HVAC Systems,” presented by Jim Fisher, director - marketing product management motors, controls, and IAQ essentials, Goodman. (Thursday, May 2, 11:00 - 11:40 a.m.).

• “Getting the Most Out of Mixed Reality: Using MR for Multiple Workflow,” presented by Nicholas DePitetto, general manager, and Chad Williams, field support engineer, BuildingPoint Midwest & Gulf Coast.  The presentation is sponsored by Trimble. (Thursday, May 2, 12:00 - 12:40 p.m.).

In addition to the Learning Theater presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in sessions in six education tracks: roofing, HVACR/mechanical systems, plumbing, flooring, general contracting, and building envelope. There will also be two keynote presentations. Steve Jones, senior director of industry insights research, Dodge Data & Analytics, will talk about “Key Trends Transforming The Global Construction Industry,” and Antony Wood, chief executive officer of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, will talk about “Vertical Cities of the Future: What is Truly Sustainable?” 

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Publication date: 4/18/2019

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