Speakers

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Sadia Janjua
LEED AP, PSP, Chief of Project Controls
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

8:50 am | Involving the Owner From the Outset of Your Project to Shape the Schedule According to Their Expectations of Cost & Time

Jim Rhinehart
Vice President of Planning & Scheduling
KAST Construction

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

8:10 am | Enhancing Communication & Transparency Throughout the Project Lifecycle to Ensure All Teams Have the Schedule’s Best Interest in Mind

Stephen Hollstein
Principal Project Scheduler
Bayer

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

4:10 pm | Determining What Information the Owner Truly Wants From a Schedule Report & Providing It in a Digestible Format for Greater Transparency

Rob Sepanek
Director of Scheduling Operations
Adolfson & Peterson

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

10:10 am | Building Relationships With Subcontractors Based on Trust to Ensure They Are Held Accountable to Realistic Schedule Timelines

2:50 pm | Panel: Securing Buy-in From Operations on the Importance of a Schedule to Ensure Scheduling Tools Are Used Effectively by Jobsite Staf

Sherif Agha
Senior Director, Planning – Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Skanska

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

3:30 pm | Harnessing Data Visualization Tools to Improve Schedule Reporting for Field Personnel

Gray Childs
Planning, Scheduling & Cost Control
DPR Construction

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

4:50 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks

8:00 am | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

3:20 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference

7:30 am | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Steve Camp
Executive Vice President
Hill & Wilkinson

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

2:50 pm | Panel: Securing Buy-in From Operations on the Importance of a Schedule to Ensure Scheduling Tools Are Used Effectively by Jobsite Staf

Erich Spelman
Superintendent
DPR Construction

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

9:00 am | Leveraging Historical Data to Identify Risk Factors to Better Forecast Project Milestones

Joe Moore
Principal Project Controls Specialist
Fluor Corporation

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

2:40 pm | Panel: Addressing Lessons Learned & Best Practices to Maintain Schedule Agility & Proactive Planning

8:20 am | Panel: Underlining How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Future of Scheduling: How Will We Deal With the Potential of Unexpected International Emergencies?

Ross Helleberg
Director of Scheduling
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Pre-Conference Workshop Day

Monday – September 13, 2021

1:00 pm | Workshop B: Executing Pull Planning to Optimize Production Schedules & Prioritize Input From All Stakeholders

Terry Robertson
Scheduling Executive
McCownGordon Construction

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

1:40 pm | Harnessing Data Analytics to More Productively Manage Manpower & Resources

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

2:40 pm | Panel: Addressing Lessons Learned & Best Practices to Maintain Schedule Agility & Proactive Planning

Vicki Whipple
Director of Planning & Scheduling
BnBuilders, Inc.

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

11:40 am | Developing a Comprehensive Hiring & Training Strategy to Ensure That All Schedulers Have the Requisite Skillset for Success

Nick Harrison
Head of Planning
Skanska

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

2:40 pm | Panel: Addressing Lessons Learned & Best Practices to Maintain Schedule Agility & Proactive Planning

Vidya Dixit
Director of Planning & Scheduling
Bernards

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

11:00 am | Applying Monte Carlo Simulation to the Schedule to Better Identify Risk on Projects

Bryan Love
Director of Scheduling & Quality Control
Cooper Construction Company

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

2:50 pm | Panel: Securing Buy-in From Operations on the Importance of a Schedule to Ensure Scheduling Tools Are Used Effectively by Jobsite Staf

Mitchell McDonald
Senior Superintendent
XL Construction

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

2:00 pm | Case Study: Implementing Location-Based Scheduling to Strengthen the Compliance of Project Teams & Improve Efficiency in the Field

Guy Harmon
Project Solutions Executive
Messer Construction Co.

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

2:50 pm | Panel: Securing Buy-in From Operations on the Importance of a Schedule to Ensure Scheduling Tools Are Used Effectively by Jobsite Staf

Pre-Conference Workshop Day

Monday – September 13, 2021

3:30 pm | Workshop C: Harnessing TAKT Planning to Improve Schedule Flow

Chip Harper
Project Scheduling Lead
Permasteelisa

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

8:20 am | Panel: Underlining How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Future of Scheduling: How Will We Deal With the Potential of Unexpected International Emergencies?

Alex Belkofer
VDC Director
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Pre-Conference Workshop Day

Monday – September 13, 2021

1:00 pm | Workshop B: Executing Pull Planning to Optimize Production Schedules & Prioritize Input From All Stakeholders

Brandon Howell
Director of Scheduling
Layton Construction

Pre-Conference Workshop Day

Monday – September 13, 2021

10:00 am | Workshop A: Integrating Lean Tools With Traditional CPM to Better Manage Project Lifecycles

Ian Blair
Strategic Planning Director
Thomas Construction Group

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

8:20 am | Panel: Underlining How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Future of Scheduling: How Will We Deal With the Potential of Unexpected International Emergencies?

Ramtin Malek
Senior Associate Scheduling/Claims
Swinerton

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

2:40 pm | Panel: Addressing Lessons Learned & Best Practices to Maintain Schedule Agility & Proactive Planning

8:20 am | Panel: Underlining How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Future of Scheduling: How Will We Deal With the Potential of Unexpected International Emergencies?

Mary Nobe
Project Controls Specialist
ZAP Engineering & Construction Services, Inc.

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

2:50 pm | Panel: Securing Buy-in From Operations on the Importance of a Schedule to Ensure Scheduling Tools Are Used Effectively by Jobsite Staf

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

8:20 am | Panel: Underlining How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Future of Scheduling: How Will We Deal With the Potential of Unexpected International Emergencies?

Adam Frandson
Scheduler
DPR Construction

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

10:50 am | Case Study: Optimizing Collaborative Planning Sessions With All Project Stakeholders When Building COVID Facilities Under High Pressure

Charlie White
Senior Scheduler
KAST Construction

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

8:10 am | Enhancing Communication & Transparency Throughout the Project Lifecycle to Ensure All Teams Have the Schedule’s Best Interest in Mind

Damon Parker
Senior Project Scheduler
Bayer

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

4:10 pm | Determining What Information the Owner Truly Wants From a Schedule Report & Providing It in a Digestible Format for Greater Transparency

Abhishek Rajshekar
Project Lead Scheduler
Turner Construction Company

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

1:00 pm | Integrating BIM & Scheduling Tools to Consolidate Schedules & Improve Efficiency

Noah Aronson
Scheduling Manager
Holder Construction

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

1:20 pm | Case Study: Standardizing Company Methodologies to Ease Handover of Projects Between Schedulers & Provide Clients With Consistent Communications

Adam Fortner
Senior Planner/Scheduler
KAST Construction

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

8:10 am | Enhancing Communication & Transparency Throughout the Project Lifecycle to Ensure All Teams Have the Schedule’s Best Interest in Mind

Andy Dalbom
Scheduler
McCownGordon Construction

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

1:40 pm | Harnessing Data Analytics to More Productively Manage Manpower & Resources

Fahad Masood
Scheduler
DPR Construction

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

9:00 am | Leveraging Historical Data to Identify Risk Factors to Better Forecast Project Milestones

David Zukley
Scheduler
McCownGordon Construction

Day One

Tuesday – September 14, 2021

1:40 pm | Harnessing Data Analytics to More Productively Manage Manpower & Resources

Lee Warlin
Scheduler
J.H. Findorff & Son Inc.

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

7:40 am | Tracking Supply Chain Challenges That Could Impact Construction Schedules to Better Forecast Potential Delays

Bill Allen
Broadcast Programme Manager
FDH Infrastructure Services, LLC

Day Two

Wednesday – September 15, 2021

10:20 am | Evaluating How Forensic Analysis Can Investigate Data on Your Projects to Assess What, Why & How a Problem Occurred & How Best to Solve It