The Future of Making
Digital Construction

Friday, July 21st, 2017, 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Architecture, Engineering and Construction Hackathon Portland
Friday, July 21st, 6 pm – Sunday, July 23rd at 6 PM White Stag Building, University of Oregon, Portland

Summit Registration

9:00 AM Doors Open
9:30 – 9:35am Welcome
Greg Howes, Lead Organizer – AEC Hackathon Portland
9:35 – 9:40 AM Innovation and the Technology Industry in Oregon
Damon Hernandez, Founder and Executive Director, AEC Hackathon
9:40 – 10:00 AM Skip Newberry, President and CEO, Technology Association of Oregon
10:00 – 10:40 AM The Future of Making
Greg Fallon, Autodesk VP of Simulation
10:45 – 11:00 AM Coffee
11:00 – 11:45 AM AEC Hackathons, Startups and Collaborative Open Data-Driven Ecosystems for the Built EnvironmentTeemu Lehtinen, Aalto University, Finland, and Stanford. Chief Digital Officer of the Finnish KIRA-digi project; Digital Transformation within the Real Estate and Construction sectors in Finland. Teemu is the local lead for the AEC Hackathons in Finland and has organized 3 AEC Hackathons and numerous related events.
11:45 – 12:00 PM Oregon Cleantech, Advanced Wood Products and Startups
Johanna Brickman, Director of Collaborative Innovation, OregonBest
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 – 1:10 PM Making Oregon a leader in Digital Construction, Timber Technologies and Immersive Design
Greg Howes, Lead Organizer AEC Hackathon Portland, CutMyTimber, IDEAbuilder, Digital Fabrication Network.
1:10 – 1:45 PM The Tallest Contemporary Wood Building in the U.S.
Thomas Robinson, Founding Principal, Lever Architecture
1:45 – 2:10 PM Automation and Robotics in Timber Construction
Stefan Schneider, Owner, CutMyTimber
2:10 – 2:35 PM Spanning Architecture and Manufacturing to produce Digitally-fabricated Timber
Nancy Cheng, University of Oregon Department of Architecture, School of Design
2:35 – 2:50 PM COFFEE
2:50 – 3:15 PM Construction, Technology and Innovation
Dale Stenning, Operations Manager, Hoffman Construction
3:15 – 3:45 PM R & D from Studio and Applied Research Perspectives
Judith Sheine, Head of Department of Architecture at University of Oregon
3:45 – 4:15 PM Robotics and Digital Fabrication in Architecture – Future Vision
Andrew Tsay Jacobs, Perkins and Will – invited
4:15 – 4:25 PM The Exciting Future of Technology and Timber Manufacturing in Oregon
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
4:25 – 4:35 PM The Journey from AEC Hackathon to Startup
David de Yarza,
6:00 PM AEC Hackathon PDX Begins!