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Building Innovation 2013 Conference & Expo - Speakers

Building Innovation 2013 Speakers

Keynote Speakers:

Stephen AyersMonday, January 7 - BETEC Symposium Keynote Luncheon
Sponsored by Virginia Tech
Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP
The Architect of the Capitol


David Miller

Tuesday, January 8 - BIM/MMC Keynote Luncheon
Sponsored by the International Code Council

David L. Miller
Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration
Federal Emergency Management Agency


Robert Ivy

Wednesday, January 9 - Performance Keynote and AIA Research Presentation Luncheon Sponsored by Lehigh Hanson
Robert A. Ivy, FAIA
Executive Vice President and CEO
American Institute of Architects(AIA)


Dorothy Robyn

Wednesday, January 9 - Awards Reception and Banquet
Sponsored by the National Insulation Association

Dorothy Robyn, J.D.
Commissioner, Public Buildings Service
U.S. General Services Administration



  • Terence Alcorn, Registered Architect
  • Suleiman Alibhai, OD, FAAO, Low Vision Design Specialist
  • Wagdy Anis, Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner
  • David Applegate, PhD, Associate Director for Natural Hazards, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS)
  • Michael J. Armstrong, J.D., Chief Executive Officer, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • Pelin Atasoy, CEO and co-founder, Compu.tecture, Inc.
  • James (Jim) C. Benney, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, National Fenestration Rating Council
  • Valerie Block, Senior Marketing Specialist, DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions
  • Chris Bogen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center
  • Mark Butler, HDR
  • Robb Browning, Director of Construction Management, U.S. Department of State
  • Greg Ceton, CSI, CDT, Technical Services Director, The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
  • Tim Chipman, President, Constructivity
  • Michael Chipley, PhD, PMP, LEED AP, BD + C, President, The PMC Group LLC
  • John Cross, PE, LEED AP, Vice President, American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Susan L. Cutter, PhD, Carolina Distinguished Professor of Geography, University of South Carolina
  • Stephen DeLoach, PE, LS, Deputy Chief, Engineering and Construction, HQ USACE
  • Robert Dupuy, IALD, LC, Associate Principal/Lighting Studio Leader, Interface Engineering
  • E. William (Bill) East, PhD, Research Civil Engineer, Business Processes Branch, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL)
  • Charles "Chuck” Eastman, Professor, Director, Digital Building Laboratory, Georgia Tech School of Architecture
  • Mohammed M. Ettouney, PhD, PE, F.AEI, Principal, Weidlinger Associates, Inc.
  • Kristine K. Fallon, FAIA, Licensed Architect/Founder, Kristine Fallon Associates, Inc. (KFA)
  • Marilyn Farmer, AIA, LEED AP, Founder/Principal, Habitat Studio Architecture and Founder/Director of Green Building Pages
  • Christine Foushee, Director of External Affairs, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, U.S. Department of State
  • Thomas Gay, The Factory Mutual Insurance Company (FM Global)
  • Brittany Giel, Ph.D. Candidate, M.E. Rinker School of Building Construction, University of Florida
  • Robert M. Gill, PE, Office of the Air Force Civil Engineer, Facility Management Division, U.S. Air Force
  • George Gosieski, Global Real Estate Director, Global Design & Construction, Broadcom Corporation
  • Joseph E. Gott, PE, Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Chief Engineer and Director of Capital Improvements
  • Greg Guarnaccia, LC, LEED-AP, IES, Founder and Principal Designer, Doubledge Design LLC
  • Vijay K. Gupta, PE, Fellow ASHRAE, Retired Chief Mechanical Engineer, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA
  • Roger J. Grant, CSI, CDT, Program Director, National Institute of Building Sciences
  • Stephen Hagan, FAIA, CEO, Hagan Technologies LLC
  • Kerry Haglund, LEED AP BD + C, President, Haglund Design, Inc.
  • Jessyca Henderson, AIA, Managing Director, Policy and Community Relations, American Institute of Architects
  • Andrew W. Herrmann, PE, SECB, F.ASCE, Principal, Hardesty & Hanover, LLP
  • Lisa Heschong, Founding Principal, Heschong Mahone Group, Inc.
  • Steve Hunt, BIM/CAD Manager, Dee Cramer, Inc.
  • Raymond Issa, JD, PhD, MSCE, BSCE, UF Research Foundation and Holland Professor, University of Florida’s Rinker School of Building Construction and Director of the Center for Advanced Construction Information Modeling and the Building Information Modeling (BIM) Visualization Laboratory
  • Rolf Jerving, CEO, dRofus Inc. (US) and dRofus AS (Norway)
  • Stephen (Steve) A. Jones, McGraw-Hill Construction
  • David A. Jordani, FAIA, President, Jordani Consulting Group (JCG)
  • Mark Kalin, FAIA, FCSI, LEED, President, Kalin Associates, Architectural Specifications
  • Calvin Kam, PhD, Director of Industry Programs, Stanford University's Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE)
  • Kevin Kampschroer, Director of the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Richard Karney, Senior Technical Advisor, Emerging Technologies, Office of Building Technologies, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Mila Kennett, Senior Program Manager, Infrastructure Protection and Disaster Management Division, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate
  • Arto Kiviniemi, PhD, Professor of Digital Architectural Design, School of Built Environment, University of Salford in the United Kingdom
  • Stuart L. Knoop, FAIA, Co-founder and Principal Emeritus, Oudens Knoop Knoop + Sachs Architects
  • Frederick Krimgold, PhD, Director, Disaster Risk Management Program, Advanced Research Institute, Virginia Polytechnic University
  • Howard C. Kunreuther, James G. Dinan Professor of Decision Sciences and Business and Public Policy, Wharton School and Co-director, Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
  • Leigh Lally, PhD Candidate in Architecture and Design Research, School of Architecture + Design, Virginia Tech
  • Jim Larsen, Mechanical Engineer, Cardinal Glass
  • Larry Larson, PE, CFM, Executive Director, Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM)
  • Angela Lewis, PE, PhD, LEED AP, Engineer, Facility Management Consultant, Researcher and Technical Editor/Writer
  • Glynis Lough, Chief of Staff, U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), National Climate Assessment
  • Kurt Maldovan, Assistant Process Manager, Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Russell Manning, Senior Health System Planner, DoD’s Military Healthcare System (MHS)
  • R. Christopher Mathis, President, Mathis Consulting Company (MC2)
  • Marsha K. Mazz, Director, Office of Technical and Information Services, U.S. Architectural & Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)
  • Tammy L. McCuen, Associate Professor of Construction Science, University of Oklahoma, College of Architecture
  • John I. Messner, PhD, Director of the Computer Integrated Construction (CIC) Research Program and Professor of Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • Dennis Milsten, CCM, Associate Executive Director, Office of Programs and Plans, Office of Construction and Facilities Management (CFM), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • H. Kit Miyamoto, PhD, SE, CEO/Structural Engineer, Miyamoto International, Global Risk Miyamoto and Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief
  • Chris Moor, Director of Industry Initiatives, American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
  • Guy C. Morrow, SE, President, Catastrophic Risk Consulting, Inc.
  • Get W. Moy, D.Sc., PE, LEED AP, PMP, Associate Vice President, AECOM
  • Eunice Noell-Waggoner, LC, President, Center of Design for an Aging Society
  • Kimon Onuma, FAIA, President, Onuma, Inc.
  • David Quigley, Chief Operating Officer, EastCoast CAD/CAM
  • Douglas E. Read, Program Director for Government Affairs, ASHRAE
  • Scott Robinson, Director, NASA’s Facilities Engineering Division
  • Adam Rose, Research Professor, University of Southern California (USC) Sol Price School of Public Policy, and Coordinator for Economics at USC's Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE)
  • Terrence P. Ryan, CPP, BSCP, Certified Protection Professional/Author
  • Guillermo F. Salazar, PhD, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Worchester Polytechnic Institute
  • Charles Scawthorn, D.Eng., International Authority on Analyzing and Mitigating Natural and Technological Hazards
  • Thomas A. Schwartz, PE, President, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
  • Stephen Selkowitz, Group Leader, Windows and Building Envelope Materials, and a Senior Advisor for Building Science at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Les Shepherd, FAIA, Chief Architect for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Lloyd H. Siegel, Associate Executive Director, Office of Facilities Planning, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Dennis W. Siemsen, OD, MHPE, Low-Vision Rehabilitation Specialist and Medical Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Mayo Medical School
  • Robert Smilowitz, PhD, PE, Principal, Applied Sciences Division, Weidlinger Associates, Inc. and Adjunct Professor of Engineering, Cooper Union
  • Dana K. "Deke” Smith, FAIA, Executive Director for the Building Seismic Safety Council and the buildingSMART alliance™, National Institute of Building
  • Gavin Smith, PhD, AICP, Executive Director, University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for the Study of Natural Hazards and Disasters and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Center of Excellence, Coastal Hazards Center
  • Igor Starkov, Co-founder of EcoDomus, Inc.
  • Raymond Topping, Director, Fiatech
  • Jose Toussaint, Managing Director for Program Development, Coordination and Support (PDCS) Directorate for the U.S. Department of State
  • Léon van Berlo, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO
  • Lam Vu, PE, Electrical Engineer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Construction and Facilities Management, Facilities Standards Service
  • Jeffrey W. Walker, MEP, CEM, Director, Licking County (Ohio) Office of Homeland Security, Emergency Management, 911 Services
  • Rich Walker, President and CEO, American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA)
  • Gregory Williams, AIA, LEED AP, Project Manager, Project Architect and BIM Manager, Kristine Fallon Associates, Inc. (KFA)
  • Thomas Williams, AIA, Senior Architect, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Facilities Management and Services Program
  • Phil Wirdzek, Founding President and Executive Director, International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL)
  • Brent H. Woodworth, President and CEO, Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Foundation
  • James E. Woods, PhD, PE, Indoor Environmental Consultant
  • Herb Yudenfriend, President, Hy-light Corporation
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