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2018 AEC Tech – Symposium
Friday, October 26, 2018
Engelman Hall at Baruch College
55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010


8:30 am – 9:15 am: Check-In and breakfast
9:15 am: Symposium begins and opening statement

9:25 am – Session I
New Development Tools Using Rhino
Presented by: Brian Gillespie

“Challenging Asymmetric Knowledge: Learning through Responsive Play”
Presented by: Margaret Wang & Serena Li

“New Data Structures for CAD/CAE/CAM”
Presented by Michael Leach

10:40 am – Q&A Session
11:00 am – Coffee break and snacks

11:35 am – Session II
“(Nearly) 1 Million SF/Month: The Platforms and Processes Supporting WeWork’s Growth”
Presented by: Andrew Heumann & Gui Talarico

“How to Train your Algorithm”
Presented by: Nathan Miller

12:25 pm – Q&A Session
12:45 pm – Lunch and networking

1:50 pm – Session III

“Design Intent!= Machine Instructions: Bottlenecks in design to fabrication workflows
Presented by: James Coleman 

“Fuzzy Tech: Why the Future of Software Looks GREAT for Design”
Presented by: Toru Hasegawa

“Parts for Wholes: A Critical Investigation of Digital Computing for Design”
Presented by: Onur Yuce Gun

3:05 pm – Q&A Session
3:25 pm – Dessert and coffee break

4:00 pm – Round Table Discussion moderated by Charles Portelli, Konstru
Participants: Shane Scranton, IrisVR; Don Henrich, Assemble Systems; Jesse Devitte, Building Ventures; Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari, Ladybug

5:00 pm – Concluding statement
5:30 pm – Symposium concludes

6:00 pm – Reception at Crooked Knife (29 E 30th St.)