2019 Columbia University and RICS Construction Technology Symposium

October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019

8:30 am To 7:00 pm

64 Morningside Drive Presidential Level, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10027



    Event Description


    The 2019 Symposium aims to bring all stakeholders together to discuss opportunities and challenges pertaining to enhancing operational efficiencies by combining the power of talent with the power of CONTech. Attendees will learn how to:

    • address people and process issues when adopting emerging technologies,

    • identify strategies for deploying talent and technologies that ensure final project outcomes are achieved and value is generated for all stakeholders,

    • define success and measure progress toward strategic goals.

    Confirmed speakers include:

    Session 1 – Construction Tech Value – An intimate conversation between owners, project teams and tech providers on how they are up-levelling the project delivery process.

    • Denise M. Berger, FAIA
      Chief of Operations / Engineering at Port Authority of NY and NJ

    Session 2
     – Designing Value – An engaging discussion on integrating the digital and physical world in project planning and delivery through design and engineering innovation.

    • Maureen Ehrenberg FRICS
      Global Head of Digital Facility and Asset Management at WeWork

    Session 3
     – Constructing Value – A discussion set in practical aspects of implementing field tested technology during the construction phase: high-performance teams, robots, drones and data analytics.

    • Tessa Lau 
      CEO at Dusty Robotics

    Session 4
     – Delivering Value – a high-powered debate on how tech and talent are transforming mega projects.

    • James Murphy
      Vice President – Government Services at Turner & Townsend Inc.

    • James Swanston
      CEO at Voyage Control


    RICS Americas

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