CHICAGO, April 20, 2016 – BuiltWorlds has announced its hosting of their first-ever CEO Tech Forum taking place in downtown Chicago this week. The C-level conference will bring together national industry thought leaders and change agents for a high-impact, collaborative event that will deepen attendees’ understanding of the unprecedented power and possibilities now available to those who design, build, operate, maintain, plan and trade in our vital, evolving $7-trillion industry.

VIATechnik’s President & Co-Founder, Danielle Dy Buncio, will be presenting as the closing keynote speaker for the event, addressing the need for AEC firms to respond to disruptive technologies that can help make their businesses relevant, profitable, and sustainable. She will also touch base on important disruptive trends impacting the industry such as virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and globalization.

Danielle will be joined by an all-star lineup of dynamic speakers, including: innovation pioneer, Peter Diamandis, CEO of Chicago’s seminal incubator 1871, Howard Tullman, SVP of modular construction at Forest City Ratner Companies, Roger Krulak, tech entrepreneur and founder of JBKnowledge Inc., James Benham, Smart Cities expert and AEC Hackathon founder Paul Doherty, FAIA, and senior industry strategy manager for Autodesk, Stacy Scopano.

There will also be networking and an exclusive tech trade show for hands-on trials with a wide variety of emerging and established new technologies including:

  • Wearables (headsets, helmets, armbands, etc.)
  • Robotics
  • Modular Construction
  • Apps for Safety, Reporting, Documentation, Collaboration
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones)
  • 3D Printing and Scanning
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Big Data, IoT, Building Information Analysis
  • The Smart Future of Cities: Energy, Mobility, Urban Ecosystems, etc.
  • Engaging and retaining tech-savvy millennial talent

BuiltWorlds CEO Tech Forum 2016 is taking place near Chicago’s downtown loop area today on Wednesday, April 20th until Friday, April 22nd at:


For more information on the event and for the full speaker listing, please check out this link.

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