Owners of capital projects for buildings are navigating a challenging dichotomy. On one side of challenge is the risk that arises from increased project complexity and evolving project delivery methods. On the other side are the organizational demands to do more with less and improve reliability.
Join us at the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum By The Galleria in North Dallas, TX on May 25, 2017 to unpack the unique changes facing owners of building projects in education, healthcare and commercial real estate industries. Leaders who attend will hear from some of the brightest minds in capital project management and have a chance to interact with their peers in a collaborative setting.
LEARN - Global experts share risks and challenges of infrastructure owner and discuss strategies to improve project delivery.
NETWORK - Build relationships with others who deliver capital projects in your industry.
BENCHMARK - Clearly understand what best-in-class performance looks like and see where you your capital program stands against others in your industry.
Past registrants include Texas Health Resources, Killeen Independent School District, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Aramark, San Jacinto College, City of Houston, Trammell Crow Company, Shell Oil Company, Memorial Hermann Hospital System, Parkland Health and Hospital System, University of Texas Medical Branch, and many others.
BONUS: Capital Projects Survival Guide. An executive’s guide for reducing risk and improving reliability of capital projects.
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Keynote Presentation: Managing Risk
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Networking Break (Snacks and Beverages)
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Moderated Panel Discussion: Alternative Project Delivery Methods
11:15 AM to 11:30 AM
Networking Break (Snacks & Beverages)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Closing Presentation: Technology for Collaboration
Donna Laquidara-Carr has over 20 years of experience in construction news and analysis, and for the last 6 years, she has been managing editor on the SmartMarket Reports, which look at transformative trends in the construction industry like sustainability, technology and process revolutions. Donna also speaks extensively about construction at industry events, including Greenbuild, the inaugural WELL conference, Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure Conferences in London and BOMA’s annual conference.
Jon Antevy is an architect and recognized leader in the field of construction program management software. Following his Master’s thesis research of multimedia and Internet applications for the construction industry, he launched e-Builder. Before founding e-Builder, Jon worked for several construction companies as a pre-construction services specialist. In 1995, he was nominated by Engineering News-Record magazine as one of the Top 25 Newsmakers of the Year for his work to move practical construction applications onto the Web for the first time. In October 2012, Jon was awarded the Construction Writer's Association most prestigious honor, the Silver Hard Hat Award. He holds a Master's degree in Construction Management from the M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction, and a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Florida.
Bio coming soon.
Philip A. Jabour, AIA
Philip A. Jabour, AIA, serves as the Associate Vice President and University Architect of the Office of Facilities Planning and Management. Mr. Jabour is responsible for the University’s facilities program including master planning; space planning and utilization; capital project planning and funding; renovation and new construction; project management; property management and leasing; operation and maintenance; energy management and utilities; grounds management; and custodial and housekeeping services. Under Mr. Jabour's leadership, the department provides facilities services to the SMU main campus in Dallas, Texas, and support for SMU's campuses in Plano, Texas, and Taos, New Mexico.
Mr. Jabour came to SMU in July 2007 after 15 years in private architectural practice and corporate project management. Prior to joining SMU, Mr. Jabour served in a similar position with an international cinema company overseeing planning and construction of the company's international facilities. Mr. Jabour earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree with honors from The University of Texas at Austin. He is a registered Architect in the State of Texas, a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Texas Society of Architects (TSA), the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), and the Association of University Architects (AUA).
Russ Wallace has worked in the Architectural and Facilities Construction and Management industry for over thirty years. Since 1980, Russ has specialized in serving educational institutions, including The Texas A&& University System, The University of Texas System, The State of Texas Facilities Operations Division, Texas State University, the Houston Independent School District, Lee College and the University of Houston System. Russ has successfully managed major facility projects, departments and bond programs; maintaining allocated budgets and schedules. Russ currently serves as Director of Project Delivery for the Texas A&&&University System.
Chris Bell serves as the Vice President of Marketing leading all aspects of marketing including market strategy, product marketing, demand generation, CRM, brand strategy, public relations, and social media. Throughout his 20+ year career, Chris has leveraged a unique blend of backgrounds from the engineering & construction industry, project & program management, and software industry to position tech companies for growth. He most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer at ARES Project Management and Active Risk. He also served as VP of Product Strategy & Management at Deltek and key marketing roles at Oracle | Primavera and AECOM. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Mansfield University, a PMP from Boston University, and PM Leadership from Construction Industry Institute.
Chris Keyack is a construction industry champion with a strong background in software and technology development, consulting, and implementation. He develops product and market strategy at e-Builder along with consulting owner organizations into uncovering the ROI and value of implementing project management software solutions.