Lunch & Learn: Construction Disruption



How Drones, Sensors and Integrated Apps are Rewriting all the
Rules
Everywhere you look, there’s a new mobile, drone or wearable device. How are these technologies evolving construction projects? How are top contractors running research and development on emerging technologies? Get ahead of the learning curve and hear about the up and coming technology solutions your peers in the industry are already utilizing. In his keynote presentation, James Benham sorts through the latest trends, solutions and devices in building technologies and how they will rewrite the rules for construction projects. Discuss real companies who are researching and implementing the latest technologies and how they are impacting their construction projects. See demos of  the next generation of technology that are keeping developers busy. Review the technology tools and strategies you can implement today to be ready for the tech of tomorrow.

Learning Objectives:
Review a brief history of virtual reality, augmented reality and wearable devices.
Explore how drones are introducing builders to data mobility, visualization, access and efficiency on projects.
Learn how cutting edge mobile applications, sensors and web-based solutions are being integrated for use on the job site.
Analyze case studies of how industry leaders are using innovative technology to inspire collaboration &
design

About the Speaker:
While growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, James Benham began writing code at the age of 11 and by 14  had developed his first application. Three years later, he co-managed an internet services provider (ISP), providing dial-up Internet to over 4,000 users. James went on to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Information Systems while in the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University. During his final year at Texas A&M in 2001, James established his second company, JBKnowledge, Inc., makers of the SmartBidNet, SmartCompliance, SmartReality and SmartInsight cloud solutions, where he is currently CEO.

This event is free for the first 50 Builders' members and 50 MCA members who register.
Lunch begins at 11:30 am.
There will be a tour of the Builders' Advancement Center immediately
 following the presentation.
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When
11/29/2017 11:30 AM - 11/29/2017 1:00 PM
Where
105 West 12th Avenue
North Kansas City, MO 64106 United States

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