Schedule

 

We want everyone who attends IGI to gain a better understanding of a wide variety of new innovation and technology, whether your an expert or a novice, because the impact early adoption can have on our industry has the potential to be profound.  We have arranged the keynotes, breakout sessions, tradeshow, and networking events in the hope that you will walk away with new knowledge, and inspiration of what's possible. 

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Tuesday
June 19

 

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Registration

TAUC and E2E Staff will be staffing a registration desk at The Henry Hotel where registered attendees can pick up their name badges prior to boarding the shuttle buses to the Ford Rouge Factory.

5:45 PM - 6:15 PM

Shuttle Buses to Welcome Reception

Shuttle buses will transport IGI attendees to the Ford Rouge Factory from The Henry Hotel.

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Bus transportation will depart from The Henry Hotel to the Ford Rouge Factory where attendees will have an opportunity to network over food and drink, and docents will be available to lead tours through the working F-150 manufacturing floor. You'll have an opportunity to experience the past, present and future of American automotive manufacturing at the Ford Rouge Factory Tour.

8:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Shuttle Buses Return to The Henry

Shuttle buses will transport IGI attendees from the Ford Rouge Factory back to The Henry Hotel.

Wednesday
June 20


7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at the Henry Hotel.

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Bus Transportation to IGI

Buses will depart from the Henry Hotel to
the Ford Conference and Event Center.

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Welcome Address

By TAUC President Jake Locklear 

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Welcome to Ford

By Ford Land Director of Construction Chris Johnson 

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Keynote #1

Skanska USA Vice President of Innovation Stacy Scopano
&
BuiltWorlds Co-Founder Matt Abeles

10:00 AM - 11:35 AM

Breakouts

Choose four of eight 20-minute concurrent breakout sessions by Technology and Innovation Subject Matter Experts.

Such as:  Ameren, Barton Malow, BMWC Constructors, DEWALT, Kiewit Power, Precision Hawk, Procore, and Ford & Walbridge

11:45 AM - 2:00 PM

Lunch/Tradeshow

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Keynote #2

Big Data and Automation's Impact on Construction
Panel Presentation

Moderated by Matt Metcalfe, Booz Allen Hamilton
Panelists: Scott Peters, Construction Robotics;
Josh Bone, Stanley Black & Decker;
Eric Lynch, US Army Corps of Engineers; and
Jeff DiLullo, United Rentals

3:00 PM - 4:35 PM

Breakouts

Choose four of eight 20-minute concurrent breakout sessions by Contractors, Labor and Association representatives, trainers and other experts on how innovation and technology is being incorporated into both International and Local Unions apprenticeship and training programs.

Such as: Carpenters, NECA/IBEW, Insulators National Training Alliance, Ironworkers & Leica Geosystems, Mosaic Learning, SMART, Operating Engineers Local 324, and the United Association & AutoDesk

4:45 PM - 6:15 PM

Happy Hour in the Tradeshow

Mingle among the various technology booths to gain a better understanding about how their innovative solutions could impact the construction and maintenance industry.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Reception & Dinner at The Henry Ford Museum

Step into a world where past innovations fuel the imagination of generations to come. A vibrant exploration of genius in all its forms, the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation allows you to experience the strides of America’s greatest minds while fully immersing yourself in their stories.

Step inside the bus where Rosa Parks took a stand by taking a seat.
Play pilot as you explore flight innovations, starting with the Wright brothers’ achievements, or make yourself at home inside Buckminster Fuller’s circular Dymaxion House. Put yourself in the place of the movers and shakers who blazed the trail to where we stand today — and in doing so, discover your own path.

Thursday
June 21

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at the Henry Hotel.

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Bus Transportation to IGI

Buses will depart from the Henry Hotel to
the Ford Conference and Event Center.

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Opening Remarks

By TAUC CEO Steve Lindauer 

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote #3

Brick & Mortar Ventures Curtis Rodgers

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Industrial Grade Accelerator

Start-ups in construction tech present to a panel of investors
for a chance to secure funding.

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Keynote #4

D'Arcy Salzmann, Microsoft HoloLens

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Lunch/Tradeshow

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Speed Networking

Track 1: Alpha, Beta, Pilot Programs (Contractors match up with Technology Firms for unique testing opportunities)

Track 2: Grants, Angels, and Venture Funding (Funding opportunities for unique start-ups and individuals/organizations with new ideas)

2:45 PM

Adjourn