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Future of Construction & The Art of The Possible: One Day Workshop

Inspiring and enabling shared innovation for industry transformation

HOSTED BY: NAIT Industry Solutions/Office of Research & Innovation

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Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Location: NAIT Productivity & Innovation Centre (PIC)

Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Cost: FREE

Parking: Paid parking in Lot L outside PIC or surrounding lots. NOTE: NAIT LRT station will be closed during this time.


Industry Solutions is hosting a one day leadership workshop for architecture, engineering, construction executives, owners, researchers and government from across Western Canada at which the new centre for construction innovation will be unveiled.

The Workshop will have a series of presentations and panel discussions to:

1. Define innovation and shape what the future of construction might look like

2. Demonstrate the (triple-bottom line) ROI / value afforded by innovation

3. Generate excitement about the potential for new technologies and the value they offer

4. Show the benefits of collaboration between industry and research through inspirational success stories


Workshop Schedule

8:00am - 8:30am - Registration, Breakfast & Networking

8:30am - Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Chris Dambrowitz, Associate VP, Research & Innovation, NAIT

8:45am - 9:15am - KEYNOTE #1: Shaping the Future of Construction with Aubrey Tucker, Director of Inmovation, Etro Construction

SESSION #1 - Perspectives on Returns from Innovative Infrastructure: Solutions That Inspire

9:15am-10:15am - PANEL #1 The Changing Face of Real Estate and Asset Management

10:15-10:30am - Coffee Break

10:30am-11:30am - PANEL #2: Game-Changing Technology and Solutions in Play in Canada

11:30am-12:30pm - Lunch & KEYNOTE #2: Tech Talk with Frank Malangone, Senior Director of Product & Industry Strategy, Oracle

SESSION #2 - What Does the Business of Construction Look Like Tomorrow?

12:30pm-1:30pm - PANEL #3: Materials & Environment: Circular Economy & Waste

1:30pm-2:30pm - PANEL #4: Lean In: Tools That Deliver Projects Faster, Cheaper, Greener

2:30pm-2:45pm - Coffee Break

2:45pm-3:15pm - KEYNOTE #3: The Future of Construction: Inspiration from the Front Line with Kevin Flanagan, Partner, PLP Architecture (London, UK)

315pm-3:30pm - Call To Action & Closing Remarks

3:30pm-4:30pm - Networking Reception & Tour of PIC


On behalf of NAIT Industry Solutions, and the industrial leaders and stakeholders shaping the Construction Innovation Dialogue, it is our pleasure to invite you to register for an upcoming event being held at NAIT on June 11th.

Hear from global thought leaders on what the construction business of tomorrow looks like and how Canadian firms will position themselves for success

Through presentations and moderated panels, we will explore the changing face of risk and investment; the impact of industrialization and digitization; what it takes to successfully deploy game-changing technologies and solutions in Canada; and the benefits of building collaborative industrial networks.

We hope to see you on June 11th, as we move our Construction Innovation Dialogue forward!


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