2014 Design-Build Conference & Expo


Dallas, 2014


Date:October 06 – October 08, 2014
Venue:Sheraton Dallas Hotel,
400 North Olive Street, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Booth No.:#1213

Design-Build is a collaborative approach to project delivery that integrates design and construction with a single-point of responsibility contract. Design Build Conference and Expo 2014 is the largest gathering of the year for the Design-Build market and the only event entered exclusively on the design-build. The event features nearly 2,000 attendees and exhibitors from across all design and construction sectors.

Schedule of events:

Monday, October 06, 8:00AM to 10:00PM
Tuesday, October 07, 8:15AM to 9:30PM
Wednesday, October 08, 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Eminent Speakers and Presentation Topics:

  • Greg Gidez, Hensel Phelps Construction with Steve Jones, McGraw Hill Construction, Zigmund Rubel, AIA, Co-Founder, Aditazz and Marco Vidali, ICA
    Topic: From Construction to Production: How Modular Innovators are Revolutionizing Project Design and Delivery
  • Michael Loulakis, Capital Project Strategies, LLC
    Topic: Best Practices & Recent Case Law
  • Michael Davis, RPLU, Zurich
    Topic: Project Delivery Methods: The Risk and Insurance Impacts
  • Edward Benes, Leo A Daly Company and Michael Kolloway, AECOM
    Topic: Assessing and Managing the Risks of P3 Projects
  • Paul Dufault, Metro Vancouver
    Topic: Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant Selecting a Design-Build Approach
  • Barbara Jackson, DBIA, Ph.D., Daniels College of Business – University of Denver
    Topic: Culture is King to Achieve Optimized Design-Build Results
  • Julie Huval, , SMPS Dallas with Amanda West, HNTB Corporation, Gina Konganda, Campos Engineering, Ashley Roberts, Perkins+Will, Rana Severs, Balfour Beatty and Nancy Usrey, HNTB Corporation
    Topic: Differentiating in a Crowded Project Pursuit
  • Jeff Balthrop, Hensel Phelps Construction with Cathleen Crabb, Capital Improvements Management Services – City of San Antonio and Al Roberts, Fentress Architects
    Topic: LARGE Design-Build for the First Time
  • Joanna Horsnail, Mayer Brown LLP with Jim Bailey and Katharine Nees, Texas Department of Transportation
    Topic: Efficient Governmental Procurement of Design-Build projects: A TxDOT Case Study
  • Steven A.Torres, Devereaux & West with James Bier, Ameresco and Richard Wagner, City of Dallas
    Topic: Design-Build in Energy Performance Contracting and Distributed Generation
  • Clark S. Davis, Cameron Macallister Group and Stephen Jones, McGraw Hill Construction
    Topic: Is Perfection Possible? Managing Uncertainty and Expectations in Building Design and Construction
  • Michael Blount and Kent Long, Balfour Beatty Construction with Todd Miller and Greg Monnig, Woolpert Engineers
    Topic: Design-Build Done Right – A Tale of Two Owners
  • Dustin Smith, Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd. with Chip Ossman, Ossman Project Management Consulting, Inc. and Harry Drake, Gonzalez Goodale Architects
    Topic: Small Projects and Design-Build
  • Geoffrey Stricker and Chip Hastie, Clark Construction with William Eliopoulos, Rutan & Tucker, LLP
    Topic: Public-Private Partnerships: Design-Build Evolution or Revolution?
  • Amy Scales, Florida Department of Transportation, District 5 and Michael Gwynne, HNTB Corporation
    Topic: SunRail: Delivering Central Florida’s First Commuter Rail through Alternative Contracting
  • Rik Kunnath and Mark J. Perniconi, Charles Pankow Foundation
    Topic: The “Design Phase” of Design-Build: Introducing Design Management Guide V2.0

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