TECH+ is coming to LA February 6

Bringing together game-changers in Architecture, Engineering, Construction & Real Estate, sharing the newest technologies to help design, collaborate, and deliver projects efficiently, with the greatest ROI.

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February 6

The LINE Hotel

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A Full-Day Forum & Expo where Design Innovation & Technologies come together

Featuring over 15 AEC Innovators

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  • Optimize workflow & collaboration with expanded BIM capabilities
  • Break out of silos with immersive visualization tools to design & approve
  • Meet and exceed net zero with low-embodied carbon and adaptive architecture
  • Engage with creators in Startup Alley
  • Analyze and apply data in a meaningful way
  • Learn about new platforms & materials in the Expo

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Agenda

8:00am - 9:00am

Registration

9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome

Diana Darling

Publisher

The Architect’s Newspaper

Alvin Huang

Founder & Design Principal

Synthesis Design + Architecture

9:15am - 10:10am

KEYNOTE Data Decoding: What we Learn & How to Best Use the Research

Increasingly, firms are creating their own methodologies, but what does all this data mean? Occupancy is where our projects live. Data doesn't exist in a bubble.

Dr. Upali Nanda

Principal & Director of Research

HKS

10:10am - 10:20am

Biz Blitz

10:20am -11am

Break

11am - 11:15am

Tech Take

11:15am - 12:15pm

Construction Disruptors

Breaking out of the silos, collaborating through BIM, design/build and optimizing processes through digital twin, VR/AR, and lean principles. The panel shares an owner's perspective for designing for digital twin, and BIM management of a public/private mega-project, the LINXS LAX people mover, among other projects.

Rudy Armendariz

Sr VDC/BIM Manager

Balfour Beatty US

John Turner

VP of Innovative Solutions

Gafcon

Chester Weir

Design Lead

Katerra

12:15pm - 12:25pm

Biz Blitz

12:25pm - 1:10pm

Lunch Break

1:10pm - 2:10pm

New in the Digital Toolbox: Accelerating Design & Delivery of a Better Built Environment

Generative solutions, interoperability, AI, and scalable computation create more effective collaboration from design to implementation to post-occupancy.

Ian Keough

CEO, Founder

Hypar

Steven Burns

Chief Creative Officer

BQE Software

Alloy Kemp

Senior Project Engineer

Thornton Tomasetti

2:10pm - 2:50pm

Break

2:50pm - 3:20pm

Deep Dive

We take a detailed look into complex geometries that require new technical solutions to bring projects from the boards to the site. Case studies include Morphosis' Kolon R&D facility in South Korea and Orange County Museum of Art.

Stan Su

Director of Enclosure Design

Morphosis

3:20pm - 4:20pm

Reaching For Net Zero With Smart & Responsive Building Materials

Adaptive architecture and the emergence of low-embodied carbon and responsive materials, combined with structural optimization help to meet and exceed new energy codes.

Dr. Bhavna Sharma

Assistant Professor

USC School of Architecture MODERATOR

Doris Sung

Principal of DOSU

DOSU Studio Architecture & USC

Stacy Smedley

Director of Sustainability

Skanska USA

Kate Diamond

Design Director

HDR

4:20pm - 4:30pm

Concluding Remarks

Travel

FORUM & HOTEL LOCATION
The LINE Hotel
3515 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 381-7411

Single & Double Rate: $195+ per night..

Cutoff date for the special rate is January 13th, 2020.

Reserve online or call (213) 381-7411 and identify yourself as part of the Architect’s Newspaper group to receive the special rate.

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Pricing

  • PROFESSIONALS

    $99

  • STUDENTS

    $25

  • Optional* Lunch

    $15

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Diana Darling
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Susan Kramer
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Matthew Marani
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212-966-0630 ext. 25