General Contractors, we would like you to join PlanGrid’s webinar, in partnership with SmartBid, “How Technology Increases Construction Productivity in the Era of Labor Shortages” on Wednesday, September 13 at 1:30pm CST. The construction industry is less productive now than it was 50 years ago, due to increased labor shortages and field efficiency challenges. Listen to industry experts discuss the factors contributing to construction’s productivity problem, and how the successful adoption of field technology is emerging as one of the most promising solutions. Register Today!
SmartBid is also excited to announce our partnership with PlanGrid for their Construction Cloud project as we seek to further help general contractors simplify their bid day and successfully complete more projects.
Who Are The Panelists?
Ken Simonson has been the chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading trade association for the construction industry, since 2001. His weekly summary of economic news relevant to construction, The Data DIGest, goes to 43,000 subscribers. Ken has 40 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues. He received a BA in economics from the University of Chicago and an MA in economics from Northwestern University. (LinkedIn Profile)
John Pemberton is the CEO of Transforming Construction Solutions. Transforming Construction Solutions is a group of construction professionals committed to implementing lean construction and collaborative contracting approaches to enable breakthroughs in performance. TCS has strong roots and ties with the Lean Construction Institute and a number of communities of practice. (LinkedIn Profile)
Kristopher M. Lengieza, Director of VDC at Stiles Corporation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been instrumental with the integration of VDC, LEAN and LEED principles at several companies over the course of his career. He is constantly seeking to further the use of technology and foster innovation in the construction industry, most recently as part of the Construction PDF Coalition. (LinkedIn Profile)
The moderator for the Webinar is Robert Kipp, Lead Superintendent at Aecom Tishman. Mr. Kipp is a proven industry leading Superintendent, currently working on the Hudson Yards Tower B Retail Mall, part of the $20 Billion Hudson Yards Development. He holds a MS from Columbia University, a BA form Norwich University, is a Veteran, is an Eagle Scout, and holds multiple industry certifications and accreditation’s. (LinkedIn Profile)
What Will You, as a General Contractor, Learn from the Webinar?
- The latest industry statistics on the labor shortage and productivity trends
- Why technology alone isn’t a silver bullet, and how to implement it effectively for the biggest impact on your company
- How lean construction principles can be applied to improve productivity challenges on your job sites
- Common barriers to the adoption of field technologies, and how to overcome them
In today’s construction environment, productivity is the name of the game. Join us for PlanGrid’s Webinar, “How Technology Increases Construction Productivity in the Era of Labor Shortages” and catch up on the latest strategies you can begin implementing now to stay ahead.
Click here to register now!
P.S. Too busy to attend, but still want to learn how technology can increase your productivity and ROI? Register for the webinar and PlanGrid will send you a recorded version along with the presentation.