2018 Construction CPM Conference At-A-Glance
Abstracts of Sessions available HERE

January 30 TUESDAY            
Tue 9am-4pm Executive Training by Heath Suddleson - Details TBA - Separate Fee
Tue 9am-4pm Space Available - 4th Floor - Continuing Education - Software User Groups - Inquire at info@ConstructionCPM.com
Tue 930-12 noon Companion Excursion Program - "Walkin' Through New Orleans" - then shopping and lunch on your own but meet at Jackson Square
Tue 2pm-9pm

Registration at Conference Main Registration Desk 3pm - 9pm - pick up your badge, starter beads, bead bag, then go enjoy the French Quarter

Tue  2pm-8pm Conference Exhibitor Setup
Tue 6pm-10pm

Oracle Welcome Reception  - Waterbury & Lagniappe - Sponsored by Oracle

               
January 31 WEDNESDAY Rhythms 1 2nd Floor Rhythms 2 2nd Floor Rhythms 3 2nd Floor Oak Alley 4th Floor Bayside C 4th Floor Bayside B 4th Floor Bayside A 4th Floor
Wed 445am-7am Lagniappe Balcony - Full Moon - Blue Moon - Eclipsed Moon Gathering (Full Eclipse only Partial as seen in New Orleans, Moon Set at 650am)
Wed 6am-6pm

Registration at Conference Main Registration Desk

Wed 630am-800am Waterbury - Breakfast is Being Served - Proudly Sponsored by Phoenix Project Manager
Wed 930-3pm Companion Excursion Program - "Rollin' through New Orleans"
Wed 630am-630pm Exhibit Tables and Internet Cafe are Open
Wed 800-915 Opening Remarks by our hosts
Fred Plotnick and Jim O'Brien
Ready Room and
Green Room for Speakers
 
Ready Room and
Green Room for Speakers
Ready Room and
Green Room for Speakers
Ready Room and
Green Room for Speakers
Ready Room and
Green Room for Speakers
Keynote by Charles E. Bolyard, Jr., of AACE
importance of professional level certifications and licensure
Keynote
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Wed 915-945 Waterbury & Rhythms Foyer - Coffee Break Proudly Sponsored by Hito
Wed 945-1100  Oracle Track
What's New with Oracle
A lot can happen in a year

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Deltek Track
Deltek Acumen Risk
Release 8.2
How to Check Reliability
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Desktop Solution Track
Introduction to
Phoenix Project Manager

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Microsoft Track
Management of Projects, Portfolios and Programs
with Microsoft Project Online
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Location-Based Scheduling
Introduction to
Synchro Professional

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Practice Track
Predictive Planning
with BASIS
Dan Patterson
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Software & Litigation Tracks
Comparison of Certifications
CFCC v ...
(Panel led by Jim Zack)
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Wed  945-450 Oracle Primavera One-on-One Clinic
4th Floor Clinic - Sign up for your 30 minute session with a Primavera Oracle Specialist
Wed 1100-1110 Free Float
Wed 1110-1225 Practical Use of Oracle's Primavera P6 EPPM
Download to 1st Report
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Deltek Acumen Fuse
Release 8.2
How to Choose Metrics

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Introduction to
Asta Powerproject
Schedule Tool for Planners
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Reviewing, Inspecting, and Reporting CPM Logic in Microsoft Project Schedules
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Crossing the Chasm
How to get from 2D to 4D
by Ben Crosby
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Using Excel Spreadsheets to Create Projects in P6
Mike Hughes of CDP
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3 Affordable Primavera
P6 Companion Tools
You Can't Do Without
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Wed 1225-200 Waterbury - Lunch is Being Served - Proudly Sponsored by Micro Planner X-Pert
Wed 200-315 Practical Use of Oracle's Primavera P6 EPPM
NTP to 1st Update Report
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Open Plan
Release 8.2
Out of the Box to 1st Report
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Using Micro Planner with an ERP for Scheduling Generic Trade Resources
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Ron Winter on
Really Understanding Microsoft Project
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GraphicSchedule
Linear Scheduling
Made Easy in Excel
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Discussion on Common Scheduling Practices
Choice, Lamb & Crosby
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Analyze Collaborate Win
Darryl Townsend of DRMcNatty

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Wed 315-335 Waterbury & Rhythms Foyer - Ice Tea Break - Proudly Sponsored by TBD
Wed 335-450 File Corruption in P6
An Advanced Review
by Ron Winter
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Deltek Acumen 8.2: Predicting Project Timelines & Recovering Delays
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Procore
Project Management that gives you complete control
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NEW book by Eric Uyttewaal
Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2013
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Case Study: Polsen Bypass
Optimizing Mass Haul Plan
Using Trimble TILOS
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Comparing Software
Our Shop Needs Folks
Trained in 3 or More
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Is Your Head
in A Cloud?
by LoadSpring
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Wed 450-630 Mardi Gras Networking Reception - Waterbury & Lagniappe - Proudly Sponsored by Phoenix Project Manager
Wed 630-730 Crew of Construction CPM Conference Mardi Gras Parade to Bourbon Street - with Police Escort and a Brass Band - Proudly Sponsored by TBD
Wed 630-1000 Dine on Your Own - or - Dine with Your Five New Friends™
Wed 9-Midnite "One Last Drink on Bourbon Street" Networking Event at 711 Bourbon Heat - Sponsored by Procore
"Smoke & Mirrors" Cigar Networking Event at 711 Bourbon Heat - Sponsored by Schedule Analyzer
Continue your networking, view Bourbon Street from the 2nd floor balcony level, and toss your beads to the crowd below.
               
February 1 THURSDAY Rhythms 1 2nd Floor Rhythms 2 2nd Floor Rhythms 3 2nd Floor Oak Alley 4th Floor Bayside C 4th Floor    
Thu 7am-5pm Registration at Conference Main Registration Desk
Thu 630am-800am Waterbury - Breakfast is Being Served - Proudly Sponsored by TBD
Thu 930-3pm Companion Excursion Program - "Cruisin' down the Mississippi"
Thu 630am-630pm Exhibit Tables and Internet Cafe are Open
Thu 800-915 Keynote Viewpoint from AGC Ready Room and
Green Room for Speakers
Ready Room and
Green Room for Speakers
Ready Room and
Green Room for Speakers
   
Keynote Viewpoint from ABA Forum for Construction
Remarks on Specialty Tracks
and evening Jazz Club event
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Thu 915-945 Waterbury & Rhythms Foyer - Coffee Break Proudly Sponsored by TBD
Thu 945-1100 Litigation Track Keynote
Dan Lund of
 of Phelps Dunbar

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Business of CPM  Track
Jobsite Photography
An Additional  Duty for
the Jobsite Scheduler
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Business of CPM  Track
Peer Review of a Schedule
Raphael Dua & Chris Carson

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Business of CPM  Track
Importing and Exporting
P6 D Microsoft Project
Jonathan Japka
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4D CAD & BIM Track
PANEL: Challenges to
wider implementation of
BIM tied to CPM?
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Thu 945-450 Oracle Primavera One-on-One Clinic
4th Floor Clinic - Sign up for your 30 minute session with a Primavera Oracle Specialist
Thu 1100-1110 Free Float
Thu 1110-1225 Arbitration by Who?
Comparison of
AAA JAMS MC2

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Document Control Track
Primavera Unifier
Contract Management
and More
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Early Completion Schedules
Benefits, Risks & Defenses
by Jim Zack

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Considerations in
Resource and Cost Loading Schedules

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Asta Powerproject
BIM Application
A "How To" Tutorial

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Thu 1225-200 Waterbury - Vendor User Group Lunch is Being Served - Proudly Sponsored by Phoenix Project Manager
Thu 100-500pm Companion Excursion Program - Jazz Cruise on The Creole Queen Riverboat
Thu 200-315 Hot Topics in Construction Liability Insurance
Martha Y. Curtis
of Sher Garner Cahill

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Risk Track
Risky Project
A How To Tutorial

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How Physical Sticky-Note Schedules Blend to the Digital World
by Steve Moore
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TBD



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Software
User Showcase
TBD

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Thu 315-335 Waterbury & Rhythms Foyer - Ice Tea & Lemonade Break - Proudly Sponsored by TBD
Thu 335-450 Project Scheduler, Esquire
by Brian Grubb
of Coats Rose
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PLOTNICK TOWN HALL
What do we want from
Tech Groups - Software - Us?
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Effect of Activity Constraints on the Critical Path

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How AI is Changing the
Art & Science of
CPM Project Scheduling
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Take Project Success
to the Next Level with Acumen Touchstone
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Thu 450-630 Super Football Networking Reception - Waterbury & Lagniappe - Proudly Sponsored by Deltek
Thu 630-1000 Dine on Your Own - or - Dine with Your Five New Friends™
Thu 9-Midnight Jazz Club - Dessert, Drinks, Live Jazz - Networking Event  - Waterbury & Lagniappe - Sponsored by TBD
               
February 2 FRIDAY Rhythms 1 2nd Floor Rhythms 2 2nd Floor Rhythms 3 2nd Floor        
Fri 630-900 Registration at Conference Main Registration Desk
Fri630-800 Waterbury - Breakfast is Being Served - Proudly Sponsored by TBD
Fri 1000-2pm Companion Excursion Program - WWII Museum Excursion
Fri 630am-500pm Exhibit Tables and Internet Cafe are Open
Fri 800-915

Fri 925-1040

Mock Trial


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Database Administrators'
Tips & Tricks for
P6, CM and BI Publisher
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Critical Path 2.0
by Eric Uyttewaal
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Fri 1040-1100 Waterbury & Rhythms Foyer - Coffee Break - Proudly Sponsored by Phoenix Project Manager
Fri 1110-1225 Kenji Hoshino
Latest on AACEi
29RP-03
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Oracle Vision and Roadmap


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More on Risk - Concept, Benefits and Limitations
by Lev Virine
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Fri 945-400 Oracle Primavera One-on-One Clinic
4th Floor Clinic - Sign up for your 30 minute session with a Primavera Oracle Specialist
Fri 1225-200 Waterbury - Vendor User Group Lunch is Being Served - Proudly Sponsored by TBD 
Fri 200-315 TBD by
Keith J. Bergeron
of Deutsch Kerrigan
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BASIS Roadmap/ Town Hall
And Vision for the Industry
by Dan Patterson
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Schedule Simulation
The Lego Experience
by Ben Crosby
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Fri 315-335 Waterbury & Rhythms Foyer - Final Break - Proudly Sponsored by TBD
Fri 335-450 Ethics and the Expert
A Panel Discussion
Led by Judge Marshall
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Elecosoft Roadmap/TownHall
Asta Powerproject & More

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Schedule Simulation Part 2
The Lego Experience
by Ben Crosby
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Fri 450-500 Rhythms Foyer - Farewell Snack and Mardi Gras Beads
SEE YOU NEXT YEAR
             
  Post Conference Mardi Gras Parades
Fri FEB 2 8pm Mardi Gras Parades - Krewe of Cork in French Quarter ~3PM - Krewe of Oshun followed by Krewe of Cleopatra ~8PM in front of our Sheraton Hotel
Sat FEB 3 3pm-6pm Mardi Gras Parades - Krewe of Pontchartrain followed by Krewe of Choctaw followed by Krewe of Freret ~3PM - in front of our Sheraton Hotel
Sat FEB 3 8pm-10pm Mardi Gras Parades - Knights of Sparta followed by Krewe of Pygmalion ~8PM - in front of our Sheraton Hotel
Sun FEB 4 ~2pm-6pm Mardi Gras Parades - Krewe of Femme Fatale followed by Krewe of Carrollton, Krewe of King Arthur and Merlin and Krewe of Alla ~2pm  - in front of our Sheraton Hotel -/- ~2pm for Krewe of Barkus dog parade
Mon-Tue FEB 5-6 No Parades as of yet
Wed FEB 7 8pm-11pm Mardi Gras Parades - Krewe of Druids followed by Krewe of Nyx ~8PM - in front of our Sheraton Hotel
Thu FEB 8 8pm-11pm Mardi Gras Parades - Knights of Babalon Knights of Chaos Krewe of Muses - in front of our Sheraton Hotel
Fri FEB 9 8pm-11pm Mardi Gras Parades - Krewe of Hermes followed by Krewe of d'Etat followed by Krewe of Morpheus ~8PM - in front of our Sheraton Hotel
Sat FEB 10 2pm-10pm Mardi Gras Parades - Krewe of Iris followed by Krewe of Tucks  ~2PM - in front of our Sheraton Hotel, later by  Krewe of Endymeon ~8PM two blocks away
Sun FEB 11 2pm-12pm Mardi Gras Parades - Krewe of Okeanos followed by Krewe of Mid-City  followed by Krewe of Thoth  ~2PM - in front of our Sheraton Hotel,
later by  
Krewe of Bacchus ~8PM - in front of our Sheraton Hotel
Mon FEB 12 10am-6pm
Mon FEB 12 6pm-10pm
Zulu Lundi Gras Festival Riverside - a few short blocks from our hotel - bands - food festival - and more!
Lundi Gras Parades -
Krewe of Proteus ends AT OUR HOTEL ~6pm - followed by Krewe of Orpheus which continues past for a few more blocks
Tue FEB 13 8am-3pm-12am Mardi Gras Parades - Krewe of Zulu ~8am two blocks away, followed by Krewe of Rex in front of our Sheraton Hotel
followed by
Krewe of Elks and Krewe of Crecent City Trucks and continued festivities in the French Quarter and at our own Bourbon Heat venue
   
   
 

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