TAP Building Connections Congress

When:  Jan 7, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)



Each year the AIA 
Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Community convenes a group of people defining how technology influences the practice of architecture to share their thoughts and engage attendees in a conversation that will transform the future. 


Your buildings are talking, are you listening?


Each day our buildings and our firms produce volumes of data that can be leveraged to improve our buildings and our firms. At the heart of this year’s Building Connections Congress discussion with industry leaders will be how these leaders obtain insight from data to advance design and move their companies into the next wave of the economy. Core to much of the disruption and move into this new economy, dubbed the “experience economy,” is a deep understanding and regard for data that exposes previously undetected or undervalued insights. Join your colleagues and industry leaders in a high-level discussion about how a data-driven mindset will lead to new ways of thinking about buildings and the practice of architecture.


Agenda


Your Buildings are Talking, are you Listening?

I: The Why

8:30-9am - Introduction: Why are we here?

II: The How

9-10am - Morning Session I: How Business is Impacted by Data
Insight from companies that are letting data direct how buildings are built and firms are run.
  • Speaker 1 (9-9:15am) - Anthony Hauck / Hypar
  • Speaker 2 (9:15-9:30am) - Aliza Leventhal / Sasaki
  • Discussion (9:30-10am)  


10:30-11am - Break

11am-12pm - Morning Session II: How Business is Impacted by Information?
Insight from companies that are letting information direct how buildings are built and firms are run.

  • Speaker 1 (11-11:15am) - Kyle Martin/ Gensler
  • Speaker 2 (11:15-11:30am) - Filip Ponulak / Site 1001
  • Discussion (11:30am-12pm)


12-1pm - Networking lunch

1-1:30pm - Sponsor Highlight - Reeti Gupta / HKS / dRofus

1:30-2:30pm - Afternoon Session I: How Experience is Impacted by Knowledge?
Insight about how knowledge is transforming or informing the building experience.

  • Speaker 1 (1:30-1:45pm) - Brennan McReynolds / CBRE
  • Speaker 2 (1:45-2pm) - Nuri Miller / Co Architects
  • Discussion (2-2:30pm)


2:30-3pm - Break

3-4pm - Afternoon Session II: How Experience is Impacted by Knowledge?
Insight about how knowledge is transforming or informing the firm experience.

  • Speaker 1 (3-3:15pm) - Christopher Parsons / Knowledge Architecture
  • Speaker 2 (3:15-3:30pm) - Jim Martin / Shepley Bulfinch
  • Discussion (3:30-4pm)

III: The What

4-4:45pm - Conclusions: What are we going to do next?
  • Open discussion
  • Determine next actions
Note: There will be an attendee reception held after this event.

Location

AIA National
1735 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
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