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The future of construction technology: Staying at the forefront

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August 20, 2020

Starting a 1 p.m. (ET)

The Canadian construction industry is evolving. For years, technology has been making steady advances both on and off the job site, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated the shift.

Join On-Site for a free, hour-long virtual panel discussion with some of the industry’s top contractors, who will share how they have adapted their processes to better suit the digital age and detail their plans for staying at the forefront as the next wave of software and automated equipment is deployed.


Chris Gower, Chief Operating Officer, Buildings, PCL Construction

Mary Van Buren, President, Canadian Construction Association (CCA)

Matt Gramblicka, Vice-President, Information Technology & Enterprise Application, Graham Construction

Yuri Bartzis, Innovation Manager, Canadian Building Operations, Pomerleau

  • Brief introduction
  • Working in the cloud to improve productivity, keep accurate documentation and ensure the lines of communication between the site and head office stay open
  • Safely integrating new equipment technology, such as autonomous robotics and UAVs
  • Building and managing an innovation pipeline that balances risk with the need to innovate
  • With owners demanding more from contractors than ever, how leading firms are using tools such as BIM to take a whole life-cycle approach when tackling building projects
  • Questions

Register for the free panel discussion here

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