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As clouds gather for BIM 360 event, teams shine through

As clouds gather for BIM 360 event,
teams shine through

| Jul 23, 2015

On July 30th, Applied Software’s Construction Technology Group, Autodesk, NewformaMasterGraphics, and Heitman Architects all invite you to BuiltWorlds for Cloud Coverage: A 360° View from the Field. Dynamic Autodesk construction industry strategist Stacy Scopano will provide an eye-opening keynote that will focus on evolving digital trends in design and construction and their direct and growing impact on the success of both projects and the teams that bring them to life.

Following Scopano's presentation, Applied Software founder Richard Burroughs, MasterGraphics GM Mike SchulistAndy J. Egan Co. technology chief Chris Weaver, and Karl Heitman of Heitman Architects will help to expand the discussion in engaging ways that keep our heads in the clouds, but with added clarity and value. On the BW stage, the expert group will demonstrate how BIM 360 can drive even greater efficiencies and savings than first imagined. Join us for an rich evening that delves deeper into the technology that promises to lift all of our work even higher.

NOTE: Doors will open at 6:00 PM, and presentations will start at 7:00 PM. 

In that first hour, attendees are encouraged to network, meet speakers and staff, and enjoy the food and beverages provided. Why the later start time? To accommodate anticipated visitors, including national committee leadership, from the annual AGC-IT Forum event downtown, which will have just concluded its first day of activities at 6:00 PM.

For more on our speakers, see below. For ticket information, click here

Stacy Scopano

Hailed as "a creative dynamo for our industry", Atlanta-based Scopano is senior AEC strategist for building construction at Autodesk. An alum of Georgia Tech, Trimble, and Tekla, he is a nationally known advocate for collaboration, quality control, and safety, serving on the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Offsite Construction Council, and multiple other industry groups. 


Burroughs is owner and president of Atlanta-based Applied Software, which he founded in 1982. A civil engineer and another Georgia Tech alum, he has built the firm into a technology systems integrator, focused on improving workflow in the AEC and manufacturing industries. Today, Applied Software is an Autodesk Platinum Partner. For more info, visit


An architect trained at the University of Houston, Heitman founded his own design practice in 1993. Now based in Itasca IL, the award-winning, full-service architectural firm serves corporate clients,  developers, and real estate professionals and regularly incorporates digital modeling and virtual exploration. Increasingly, Heitman now focuses on emerging technologies, i.e. BIM, IPD, high-definition laser scanning, 3D modeling, etc. It has been a USGBC Member Firm since 2003.

Clinton Cook

Cook is a LEED-certified Construction Technology Implementation Specialist at Applied Software. Based in Huntsville AL, he previously served as a field engineer and cost engineer for Turner Construction Co., where he won three corporate awards, including The MacGyver, which recognizes lean, collaborative problem solving. 

Chris Weaver

Originally from Atlanta (Michigan!), Weaver is director of technology for Andy J. Egan Co., a 96-year-old mechanical contractor based in Grand Rapids, MI. As the firm's first AutoCAD specialist in 2001, he successfully worked with Egan's skilled tradesmen to implement BIM on all its projects at a time when few subcontractors were adopting these techniques. Today, he serves on the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)'s national Technology Committee

Zach Flynn

Now based in Philadelphia, Flynn is a mechanical engineer and former 3D scanning specialist with FARO Technologies. Now a partner sales advisor for Applied Software, he focuses on assisting AEC clients throughout the East and Midwest with modernizing their project workflows and keeping their collaborative processes up-to-date with technologies that help them achieve team goals. 

Dan Schulist

Based in Milwaukee, Schulist is General Manager and Director of Sales at MasterGraphics. A veteran of Grainger and Xerox, he now leads an experienced staff focused on helping AEC firms integrate the latest BIM technologies with 3D visualization services, from photorealistic imagery 
and video animation to 3D printing & 3D scanning. For more, visit Studio MGI.

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