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ACEC Colorado Presents: Progressive Design Build Part II

ACEC Colorado Presents: Progressive Design Build Part II

July 15, 2020

This Part II discussion to ACEC Colorado’s Progressive Design Build podcast from May 2020 will focus on the roles and responsibilities of the participants in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry within a Progressive Design-Build project.  Learn more about the issues inherent to a Progressive Design-Build project and how the roles of the architect versus the engineer versus the contractor all lead to various challenges. 

Hear from the following panelists:  Dave Crawford, P.E., DBIA, is the past CEO of Sundt Construction who was recently honored by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) with the Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor DBIA bestows. Bill Green, P.E., is the President of The RMH Group, and served as the Founding Chapter President of the Design-Build Institute of America Rocky Mountain Region and is also a Designated Design-Build Professional Fellow. Dave Poling, P.E., is a Senior Project Manager at Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers and Architects and has extensive Design-Build experience, having worked at the Colorado Department of Transportation for several years and now serves on the Design Consultant side heading up multiple projects for Wilson & Co.

ACEC Colorado Presents: Progressive Design Build Part I

ACEC Colorado Presents: Progressive Design Build Part I

July 15, 2020

Integrated project delivery methods have long since been a topic of debate among participants in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry.  ACEC Colorado brings together a panel of consulting engineers and a contractor to discuss the latest delivery method, coined as Progressive Design-Build. Learn more about the characteristics of successful Progressive Design-Build teams, real-world project examples and the benefits of Progressive Design-Build to both the owner and the general public.  

Hear from the following panelists:  Dave Crawford, P.E., DBIA, is the past CEO of Sundt Construction who was recently honored by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) with the Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor DBIA bestows. Bill Green, P.E., is the President of The RMH Group, and served as the Founding Chapter President of the Design-Build Institute of America Rocky Mountain Region and is also a Designated Design-Build Professional Fellow. Dave Poling, P.E., is a Senior Project Manager at Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers and Architects and has extensive Design-Build experience, having worked at the Colorado Department of Transportation for several years and now serves on the Design Consultant side heading up multiple projects for Wilson & Co.

ACEC Colorado Presents: Cybersecurity & the Future of Engineering: A Deep Dive with Christopher Walcutt, CISM, CISSP, Luncheon Keynote Speaker at ACEC Colorado 2020 Infrastructure & Innovation Summit

ACEC Colorado Presents: Cybersecurity & the Future of Engineering: A Deep Dive with Christopher Walcutt, CISM, CISSP, Luncheon Keynote Speaker at ACEC Colorado 2020 Infrastructure & Innovation Summit

April 20, 2020

Christopher Walcutt, CISM, CISSP, will examine the role of engineers in greater society and why a solid understanding of cyber risk is a necessity for all engineers as they play a crucial role in the future of protecting the nation and its critical infrastructure. He will also discuss the role of engineers in society and why a solid understanding of cyber risk is a necessity for all.

Walcutt has 20 years of experience in network design; information security; risk analysis; and mitigation and compliance in the energy, financial, higher education and manufacturing sectors. As a subject matter expert for energy, smart-integrated infrastructure and critical infrastructure security, he is involved with several research initiatives involving the University of Central Florida, Soar Technology and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Walcutt is vice president of strategy at Direct Defense.

ACEC Colorado Presents: Transforming Cities for Human Flourishing: A Deep Dive with Agnis Stibe, PhD, Opening Keynote Speaker of the ACEC Colorado 2020 Infrastructure & Innovation Summit

ACEC Colorado Presents: Transforming Cities for Human Flourishing: A Deep Dive with Agnis Stibe, PhD, Opening Keynote Speaker of the ACEC Colorado 2020 Infrastructure & Innovation Summit

April 10, 2020

Listen to a deep-dive discussion featuring Agnis Stibe, PhD, a global thought leader on accelerating transformation, who will expand on themes from his presentation, Transforming Cities for Human Flourishing, which was also delivered as the opening “Innovator” keynote session at ACEC Colorado’s Infrastructure & Innovation Summit on March 12, 2020. Stibe will unfold how business acceleration and societal wellbeing can be achieved through purposefully designed innovations that successfully blend technological advancements with behavioral science.

Stibe has visited five continents with countless events, and his work combines expertise on behavior design, user experience, gamification, nudging, persuasive technology, and neuroscience. In his vision, business acceleration and societal wellbeing can be achieved through purposefully designed innovations that successfully blend technological advancements with human nature. Stibe is founder of TRANSFORMS.ME; a professor at ESLSCA Business School (France); and researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

US / Mexico Shipments with Mexpress – Uptime Logistics

US / Mexico Shipments with Mexpress – Uptime Logistics

March 27, 2020

Uptime Logistics, a podcast powered by CAP Logistics, focuses on reliability in business operations and transportation. Today, host Doug Draper of the Denver Transportation Club visits with Mike and Pat Gamel of Mexpress, a transportation partner of CAP Logistics.

They discuss how US-Mexico cross border shipping has and hasn’t changed over the years, the latest with the USMCA trade agreement, and some unique options to keep in mind that are available to shippers today.

Watch today’s episode to gain both a basic understanding of how US - Mexico shipments work and why customer can benefit from using CAP Logistics and Mexpress. Call CAP Logistics at 1-800-227-2471 or request a quote online today.

Refinery Turnarounds, Shutdowns, and Outages – Uptime Logistics

Refinery Turnarounds, Shutdowns, and Outages – Uptime Logistics

March 20, 2020

Uptime Logistics, a podcast powered by CAP Logistics, focuses on reliability in business operations and transportation. Today, host Doug Draper of the Denver Transportation Club visits with Mark LaCour, Editor-In-Chief of Oil and Gas Global Network and Founder of modalpoint.

Doug and Mark discuss all things turnarounds, shutdowns, and outages for the refinery industry. Their combined experience in transportation and oil & gas provides listeners with insights about the importance of quality turnaround management and quality transportation for minimizing downtime and increasing uptime. Uptime ultimately drives the bottom line.

Watch today’s episode to gain both a basic understanding of how refinery turnarounds work, how transportation can support success, and also how new technology is increasing the capabilities of refinery managers and technicians - now and into the future!

www.caplogistics.com/cap-logistics/2020/3/19/refinery-turnarounds-shutdowns-and-outages-uptime-logistics

ACEC Colorado Presents: Impacts of Consulting Engineering on our Community

ACEC Colorado Presents: Impacts of Consulting Engineering on our Community

February 10, 2020

To celebrate Colorado Engineers Week, February 16 – 22, 2020, ACEC Colorado is offering the public events to help them learn more about the consulting engineering profession and the impacts engineers have on the community.

Engineers Week was established in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineering “to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.”

Hear from Brad Doyle, PE, Project Director at Atkins and ACEC Colorado’s President of the Board, and Heidi Gordon, CAE, Deputy Director/COO of ACEC Colorado as they discuss how the engineering profession has impacted them personally and the various opportunities available in pursuing a career in consulting engineering.

www.cobrt.com/radio/impacts-of-consulting-engineering-on-our-community/2/7/2020

Uptime Logistics - Coronavirus and International Supply Chain Impacts

Uptime Logistics - Coronavirus and International Supply Chain Impacts

February 7, 2020

Uptime Logistics, powered by CAP Logistics, focuses on reliability in business operations and transportation. Host Doug Draper of the Denver Transportation Club connects again today with trade expert Pete Mento of Crowe LLP.

Doug and Pete discuss the less obvious international consequences of a worldwide pandemic such as the novel coronavirus currently affecting China and spreading around the world. What we're seeing now is just the beginning, and the supply chain fall out will be felt far into the future.

Watch today’s episode to gain insights into the certain and potential impacts that coronavirus will have by impacting manufacturing supply chains from the production supply, demand, and transportation perspectives.

https://www.caplogistics.com/cap-logistics/2020/2/7/coronavirus-and-international-supply-chain-impacts-uptime-logistics

ACEC Colorado Presents: Grading Colorado’s Infrastructure in 2020

ACEC Colorado Presents: Grading Colorado’s Infrastructure in 2020

February 3, 2020

ACEC Colorado welcomes guests from the American Society of Civil Engineers Colorado Section to discuss the Colorado 2020 Infrastructure Report Card, which was released in late January. The report provides a snapshot of Colorado’s infrastructure as it relates locally and nationally in 14 infrastructure categories, ranging from airports to levees to wastewater.

Hear from the following panelists:  Peyton Gibson, an Engineer-In-Training and Colorado School of Mines civil engineering alumnae who works for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment. Peyton is the chair of ASCE Colorado’s 2020 Infrastructure Report Card Task Force. Sarah Klarich, a Colorado-licensed professional engineer and civil engineer at Merrick and Company, who is current chair of the ASCE Colorado Government Affairs Committee and worked on the Report Card Task Force. Steve Hakes, a Colorado-licensed professional engineer and project engineer at Benesch, who volunteered on ASCE Colorado’s Report Card Task Force. Links: https://acec-co.org/ http://branches.asce.org/denver/2020-colorado-infrastructure-report-card-release#overlay-context=resources https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/

Redefining Rural: Colorado Governor Jared Polis and the Rural Economic Blueprint

Redefining Rural: Colorado Governor Jared Polis and the Rural Economic Blueprint

January 21, 2020

Michelle Murphy of Colorado Rural Schools Alliance and Denille Leplatt of Rural Services at the Colorado Department of Education sit down today with Colorado Governor Jared Polis. They discuss his general philosophy of "Colorado for All" and specifically the administration's Rural Economic Blueprint.

In addition to efforts improving the lives of all Coloradans and supporting rural communities, Governor Polis is focused on efforts supporting early childhood education. Listen in to learn more about Governor Polis' priorities for rural Colorado and rural education.

Redefining Rural is a Colorado State University - Global Campus sponsored series. This series is focused on bringing awareness to the rural communities of Colorado in the education sector.

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