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Schedule

Transforming Construction 2021 is a series of webinars bringing together international leaders, academics and regional stakeholders in construction to consider technological transformation in the industry.

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May 5 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Adrian Mitchell (Kreo Modular) | Rapid design using BIM & solving challenges preventing mass adoption of OSC
May 12 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Kirk Stalkie (moderator), NORR (moderator), Rodney McAffee (Kognitiv Spark), Chetna Chauhan (BIMWize Inc.), Alec Pestov (vGIS Inc.) | Panel Discussion: the integration of BIM, Augmented and Mixed Reality
May 12 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. EDT Craig Mitchell (BlackBox Offsite Solutions) | Evolve or Face Extinction. Why Building Green will be the only way to Build
May 26 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Mohamed Adel (BIRD Construction) | Digital construction implementation at BIRD

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June 2 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Ryan Smith (Washington State University and MOD X) | Off-site business and product platforms
June 9 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Kevin Read (Nomodic) and Jared Dielwart (Nomodic) | Case Study: Solving industry and societal challenges with modular construction
June 16 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Carlo Carbone (Université du Québec à Montréal) | A current research project: a multi-user DfMA platform for residential buildings
June 23 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Chris Rausch (moderator), Z Modular (moderator), Aaron Holm (Blokable), Colby Swanson (Modular Mobilization Coalition), Royston Rebello (NRB Inc.) | Panel Discussion: Innovative Business Models in Modular Construction: from COVID to Affordable Housing

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July 7 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT

Robert Hairstans (Edinburgh Napier University) | Biogenic Offsite Manufacture - UK construction formed from renewable natural capital

Matt Stevenson (ECOSystems Tech)

Sam Hart (Construction Scotland Innovation Centre - Edinburgh Napier University)

July 7 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. EDT Scott Fisher (PrefabNZ) | Innovation - how to change the construction industry
July 14 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Steven Haylestrom (The Modular Solution) | AHJ's and Modular - how to navigate the relationship. A practical update on the current state of modular standards and building code interactions, and how they affect your project requirements
July 21 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT David Heesom (University of Wolverhampton) | Digitization of design, construction, operation and demolition of the build environment
July 28 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Emanuel Jannasch (Dalhousie University) | Logistical considerations in off-site construction

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August 11 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Jonathan Fernando (Canadian Standards Association) | Research and standardization of high-rise modular construction in Canada
August 18 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT Daniel Barbeau (Canam Group Inc.) | Structural steel manufacturing in the construction supply chain