Trends in Construction Technology: Potential Impact on Project Management and Construction Claims 2019

Live Webinar

  • 90 minutes

This webinar identifies and explores some recent technology advances in construction and suggests some potential impacts on project management and construction claims. Technology has transformed the world radically over the past few decades. Although the construction industry is slow to change, technological advances have been introduced into the industry and even more are in development and underway.

The purpose of this webinar is to identify some of these technological advances and offer some perspective on how these advances are likely to change construction projects – construction management and construction claims.
The research report underlying this webinar initially examined some 21 early-stage startups working on construction-oriented technology advances. The research was narrowed down and looked more closely at how 14 specific technology advances are most likely to change the way projects are planned, design, and constructed.

Join this session by expert speaker James G Zack, where he will explore where the construction industry stands today with respect to new technology and examines why the industry is slow to adopt and incorporate new technology into projects.

Session Highlights:

  •  Learn about 14 new technology advances already available in the construction industry

  •  Understand how these advances are intended to change project planning, design, construction, and construction management

  •  Explore the potential impact of these technological changes on construction claims and disputes

  • Become familiar with how these technology changes are being incorporated into today’s industry

  • Examine how to incorporate such technology into the construction process and construction management

Why You Should Attend:

This webinar reviews and discusses the following new or emerging technologies and identifies how each is likely to impact project/construction management and construction claims.

  • 3D Printing

  • Augmented Reality

  • Autonomous Construction

  • BIM & VDC

  • 4D BIM

  • Digital Future – such as higher resolution surveying & geolocation; 5D BIM; digital collaboration & mobility; and IOT

  • Drones in Construction

  • Geospatial Technology

  • Reality Capture Technology

  • Radio Frequency Identification Technology

  • Robotics

  • Site Safety Technology

  • Software Advances

  • Wearable Technology

The webinar will also identify where the construction industry stands today with respect to new technology.

Who Should Attend:

  • Owners

  • Contractors

  • Construction Executives

  • Subcontractors

  • Design professionals

  • Construction managers

  • Technology

  • Start-ups and Vendors

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

James Zack

James Zack

James is the Senior Advisor to the Navigant Construction Forum™. The Forum strives to be the construction industry’s resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally. Formerly, he was the Executive Director, Corporate Claims Management Group, Fluor Corporation, one of the world’s largest EPCM contractors.

James was previously Vice President of PinnacleOne and the Executive Director of the PinnacleOne Institute and a Senior Construction Claims Consultant for CH2M HILL, Inc. Jim has, for more than 45 years, worked on both private and public projects throughout the United States and in 28 countries abroad. James is a Fellow of AACE, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and the International Guild of Project Controls. In the construction claims field, he is a recognized and published expert in mitigation, analysis and resolution or defense of construction claims and disputes. James is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM), a Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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