Last year's Symposium Program

Friday, November 2, 2018

7:00 am - 8:00 am 

Registration

7:30 am - 8:00 am 

Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:50 am 

WELCOME ADDRESS
Tom Moroney, Former Vice President Deepwater & Wells Technology at Shell
LEADING MATTERS

Total Cost Management

Panel Discussion

Vendor Showcase

Data, Cost Predictions, and International Standards—Case of International Construction Measurements Standards (ICMS)

Getting lost on the drive to reduce project cost

Richard Westney

Technical Level: Mixed

9:00 am - 9:50 am

Moderator; Anil Sawhney

Technical Level: Intermediate

InEight

Paul Self

9:50 am - 10:10 am 

Coffee Break+ Exhibitors Visits

Using Monte Carlo Simulations to assess module shipping programs in EPC projects

Key Elements for Effective Estimate Reviews

Hexagon PPM
One Enterprise Projects Platform: Improving Performance with EcoSys

Ruben Mariduena & Dr. Ahmed Senouci

Technical Level: Advanced

10:10 am -11:00 am

Larry Dysert

Technical Level: Intermediate

Mark White

Generating Accurate Earned Value Parameters

Discrete Analysis Method of Quantifying Damages – Challenges & Lessons Learned

Primavera Reader (Seavus)

Dr. Gary Richardson

Technical Level: Intermediate

11:10 am - 12:00 pm

Akshaya Iyer

Technical Level: Basic

Gordon Aronson
&
Magdalena Jovanovska

Decision & Risk Management

Cost Estimating

Vendor Showcase

 Earned Value Management

Claims and Dispute Resolution

Vendor Showcase

12:20 pm - 1:10 pm

LUNCH KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Joseph Lichon

Executive Vice-President, Americas, SNC Lavalin

12:00 am - 12:20 am 

Lunch Break

Decision & Risk Management

Cost Estimating

Vendor Showcase

Integrated cost/schedule probabilistic model of offshore exploration/appraisal

Implementing a centralized benchmarking system to improve estimating

Oracle

David Peters

Technical Level: Intermediate

1:20 pm - 2:10 pm

Roger Brady

Technical Level: TBD

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm

Coffee Break+ Exhibitors Visits

 Cost & Schedule Control

Total Cost Management

Vendor Showcase

Enhancing Predictability to Achieve World-Class Projects Performance

Leveraging Big Data with Integrated Project Cost Management

Omega Project Solutions - Pims

Mark White

Technical Level: Intermediate

2:30 pm - 3:20 pm

David Neely

Technical Level: Intermediate

Shane Butt

Cleopatra Enterprise Solution

Natalia Urquiaga

3:30 - 4:20 pm

Exhibitor Visits

4:30 pm - 5:20pm

OWNER PANEL DISCUSSION Moderator: Sally Love

5:20 - 8:00 pm

SOCIAL RECEPTION

Saturday, November 3, 2018

7:30 am - 8:00 am 

Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:50 am 

MORNING KEYNOTE
Alexia Nalewaik, AACE International President
Recurring Themes and Implications in Professional Ethics Codes

Total Cost Management

Panel Discussion- Risk Management

Vendor Showcase

7:00 am - 8:00 am 

Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:50 am 

MORNING KEYNOTE
Alexia Nalewaik, AACE International President
Recurring Themes and Implications in Professional Ethics Codes

Total Cost Management

Panel Discussion- Risk Management

Vendor Showcase

Improving Owner’s Cost Estimating Processes and Practices – NOC Perspectives

Moderator = James Arrow

Strategies for navigating digital disruption in the E&C sector
(Risk Panel)

Johnson Awoyomi 

Technical Level: Basic

9:00 - 9:50 am

Technical Level: Mixed

9:50 am - 10:10 am 

Coffee Break+ Exhibitors Visits

Improved Predictability: The application of softer CE skills

Alternative Assessment Risk Analysis – Using Quantitative Risk Analysis to Select Preferred Alternatives

 ARES PRISM  

Martin Darley

Technical Level: Intermediate

10:10 - 11:00 am

Bill Barger

Technical Level: Intermediate

David Neely

Project Controls in an OS 2.0 Environment

Top Ten Issues that Confuse Schedulers

DELTEK

Steve Cabano

Technical Level: Intermediate

11:10 am - 12:00 pm

Chris Carson

Technical Level: Basic

Kim Woodcock

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

LUNCH PANEL DISCUSSION - CONTRACTOR BEST PRACTICES

Moderator: Shohreh Ghorbani

 Professional Development

Building Information Modeling

Vendor Showcase

Cost & Schedule Control

Planning & Scheduling

Vendor Showcase

Earned Value Management

Decision & Risk Management

 Decision & Risk Management

 Cost & Schedule Control

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Lunch Break

Project Controls Employment Market and Trends

Claims Preparation & Management on EPC Projects

Mark Brand

Technical Level: Basic

1:30 pm - 2:20 pm

Carlos Pina

Technical Level: Advanced

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm

Coffee Break+ Exhibitors Visits

2:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Detection Tool for Unbalanced Bids

James Arrow

Technical Level: Intermediate

Utilizing a QRA Maturity Model for Continuous Improvement.

Babak Nikpour

Technical Level: TBD

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

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