Detailed agenda now available featuring keynote speakers from Kristine Fallon Associates, the GSA, and Walt Disney Imagineering
FOLSOM, Calif. (April 14, 2010) – Meridian Systems, the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations, announced today the keynote speakers for its 2010 User Conference, taking place May 24 – 26 in Washington D.C. The conference general session line-up will include leadership representatives from the General Services Administration (GSA) Public Buildings Service (PBS), Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI), and Kristine Fallon Associates, Inc. (KFA). Meridian customers can view a detailed conference and educational track session agenda by going to: http://www.meridiansystems.com/newsevents/UC2010/track-sessions.asp.
General Sessions Keynotes for Monday, May 24
•Opening Keynote - presented by John Bodrozic, President of Meridian Systems. Mr. Bodrozic will speak on Meridian’s vision for the future and industry trends that are impacting project and program management software technology.
•Positioning AEC Firms for Public Sector Projects with Technology - presented by Kristine Fallon, president, KFA. Ms. Fallon will share perspectives on what Architecture/ Engineering/Construction (AEC) firms are doing to prepare for public sector work, and how technology can support their initiatives.
•The GSA Electronic Project Management Initiative - presented by Tom Kollaja, AIA, Program Expert for the GSA PBS. Mr. Kollaja will present on the GSA’s electronic project management (ePM) initiative and technology solution that is built upon Proliance® software.
General Sessions Keynotes for Tuesday, May 25
•How Walt Disney Imagineering is Using Technology to Optimize Major Capital Projects - presented by Rajesh Agrawal, Director, Management Controls at WDI. Mr. Agrawal will present on how technology is optimizing their capital building program to support the strategic corporate objectives of Disney.
Meridian Systems Hall of Fame
Customer recognition awards will also be presented during the conference general sessions, recognizing project-based organizations that have demonstrated best-in-class practices using Meridian technology to manage capital building programs and construction projects.
Track Session Line Up
More than 40 deep dive track sessions are also being offered featuring Meridian product experts and customer speakers from the construction and building industries.
User Conference Sponsors
The User Conference Partner Showcase features participation and support from a variety of Meridian technology partners, who provide services and valued-added products to the customer community:
•Gold Sponsors: The Cram Group; PSSGroup
•Silver Sponsors: Project Team Solution; McGraw-Hill Construction; Adenium Systems; ReproMAX
•Exhibitor Sponsors: Construction Imaging; CubisOne; Dimension 5 Solutions; LoadSpring; Morpheus Technology Group; Tekla Structures
To download the detailed track session agenda, or for more information on the Hall of Fame program, or to access conference hotel and registration details, go to: http://www.meridiansystems.com/newsevents/UC2010/index.asp.
About Meridian Systems
Meridian Systems, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), is the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations (PBO2). Building owners, construction and engineering firms, and public agencies use Meridian software to effectively manage capital building programs and facility assets. Meridian offers construction project management and infrastructure lifecycle management solutions that can reduce project costs and schedules across the plan-build-operate project lifecycle. Subscribe to the Meridian Information Library for free access to premium research and case studies by going to: http://my.meridiansystems.com/downloads/.
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