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Introduction & opening remarks  
Anil Godhawale
Project Controls Expo

Anil is passionate about Project Controls and working in multiple capacities for implementation and enhancement of this growing subject i.e., Managing Director of Projcon Group (Project Controls Consultancy), Founder of Project Controls Online (Global Project Controls e-network and knowledge base), Project Manager for Project Controls Expo (Largest Project Controls event/- show) and finally, Founder and Program Director at Project Controls Institute (Blended Project Controls learning platform), 

Anil's professional experience spans over 19 years at corporate and field offices offering diverse and in-depth exposure to implementation of Project Controls on a range of EPC Projects (Oil & Gas- upstream and downstream, CCU’s - Carbon Capture Units, Power Projects and Pipelines).

Registrations, Certifications, Publications & Voluntary Contribution 

  • IEng registration with Engineering Council, UK
  • Holds Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) and Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) certifications from AACEI, USA
  • Strategy and Marketing Chairman at ACostE, UK
  • Member of APM (Association of Project Management, UK) Special Interest Group (SIG) - PMC (Planning, Monitoring and Control) ; contributor to APM's "Planning Guide"? and "Project Controls Framework".
  • Member of ECITB supported Project Controls Working Group (PCWG) and support in drafting NOC (National Occupational standards) for Project Controls in UK.
  • Associated with CIOB (Chartered Institute of Buildings), UK as member of TDWG (Training Development Working Group) to develop guidelines for accreditation in Time Management.
  • Published Technical paper on Capital Cost Optimization of Power Project through standardization of engineering design to AACEI, USA.
  • Contributed to "CPM Mechanics: The Critical Path Method of Modeling Project Execution Strategy" book by providing European perspective.
- Founder for Project Controls Expo
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Keynote address Enhancing professionalism in project controls
Susan Kreemer Pickford
General Manager WA
Engineers Australia

Susan Kreemer Pickford is the Engineers Australia General Manager Western Australia and Principal Engineer. She graduated in Scotland with a civil engineering degree and emigrated to Australia in 1999. She worked in a global consulting firm in project manager and project director roles before transitioning to a senior client management and business development role. An Engineering Executive and Fellow of Engineers Australia, Susan started with the organisation in 2015.

- General Manager WA for Engineers Australia
Jodey Brockhurst
President Elect Western Australia Division Committee
Engineers Australia

Jodey Brockhurst is active in cultural change and innovation to achieve a low carbon economy. A degree in mechatronics engineering, she has over 10 years’ experience delivering projects for multinational enterprises. Jodey advises on business strategy and is Engineers Australia 2022 President-elect WA Division Committee and inaugural Chair National Committee on Controls (Industry 4.0).

- President Elect Western Australia Division Committee for Engineers Australia
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T1.1 Implementing time location charts on linear infrastructure projects
Santosh Bhat
Co-Founder & CEO

Santosh Bhat has been planning and scheduling for over two decades across a range of projects in the Australasian region. Having worked across a diverse range of project and corporate planning and controls roles for major contractors, including governance, assurance, systems and knowledge management.

Based in Sydney, Australia Santosh now operates as an independent consultant offering planning, scheduling and schedule risk analysis services and is also Co-Founder of Linear Project Software, developing the Time Location charting application “Turbo-Chart”.

- Co-Founder & CEO for Turbo-Chart
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S1.1 Essentials of scope management for project success.
Jennifer Gillett
Construction Program Manager & Past President
National Association of Women in Construction

Jennifer has near 20 years experience in property and construction project management. Delivering to client satisfaction with outstanding results and with a collaborative approach across many industries (banking, rail, airline, health, mining) and many forms (commercial, retail, infrastructure, brownfield & greenfield, medical, property advisory). She has successfully led project teams to deliver their best for the project.

Jennifer's leadership roles with the Property Council of Australia (PCA) and the Aust. Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and most recently with National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) as State President has helped drive cultural change for all, awareness and increased female participation in the industry. In her NAWIC role she has supported committee delivery of several best in industry programs and scholarships.

- Construction Program Manager & Past President for National Association of Women in Construction
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M1.1 Dealing with complexity in capital projects
Matthew Winchur
Delivery Portfolio Manager

Matthew Winchur has worked in diverse cultures and industry sectors. Early in his career he started his own Biotech company, and then moved on to work with Toyota Canada, dealing with China and Japan. He now calls Australia home with experience in Property, Construction, & Civil sectors.

- Delivery Portfolio Manager for Lendlease
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B1.1 Building information modelling in Malaysia
Dr. Gerald Sundaraj
General Manager
CIDB Malaysia

Has over 20 years of experience in the Malaysian Construction Industry. Currently given the task to lead the Construction Technology & Innovation Division at CIDB Malaysia after having been seconded to the Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia’s Office and to the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources. The focus is on the development and implementation programmes of IBS and BIM in the Construction Industry. The responsibility include policy matters, advisory & consulting role as well as conducting research & development. Other key area of focus is the implementation of the Construction Industry 4.0 Strategic Plan for Malaysia.

- General Manager for CIDB Malaysia
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S1.2 Introduction to earned value management
Matt Byun
Financial Analyst
- Financial Analyst for Synchrony
Nihal Soofi
Financial Analyst

4th Year Student Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Finance. Graduating on November 2022.

Employed at Synchrony for 6 months, first as an intern, now a Finance and Schedule Analyst.

Brisbane Based.

Presented a tutorial at the International Project Engineering Congress (IPEC) with Matt Byun on the topic: "An Introductory into Earned Value Management."

- Financial Analyst for Synchrony
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T1.2 Using the cloud to control your projects
Vik Subramaniam

With almost 30 years of using and implementing project management systems and I want to be able to pass that knowledge to others so that I actually make a difference and possibly a small mark in the profession and the industry.

Currently focusing on leading NGO PMOs in running projects in a structured way.

The industries that I have implemented PM systems for over include:
     * Property Development
     * Construction
     * Oil & Gas
     * Telecommunication
     * Transportation
     * Airlines
     * Financial Services
     * Information Technology
     * Gaming

Technology Experience includes Microsoft (Project Online, Project Server, Portfolio Server, SharePoint Server & SQL Server) and Oracle (Primavera, Oracle Projects & RDBMS). Extended Practice into Change Management and Process Automation to support organizations to deliver projects on time, within budget with the resources allocated.

- Partner for PMXPERTZ Sdn Bhd
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M1.2 Governance and risk
Laurie Bowman
Project Portfolio Risk and Performance Engineer

Laurie Bowman is passionate about generating value for shareholders and society through project governance, risk management and controls. He is an advisor and trainer with Synchrony Projects, where his focus is on working with clients to achieve capability improvement in risk and performance management resulting in sustainable project, program, portfolio and organisation outcomes.

- Project Portfolio Risk and Performance Engineer for Synchrony
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B1.2 BIM implementation on development of marine technology polytechnic
Ahmad Tarmizi Haron
Head of BIM Consultant
UMP Holdings Sdn. Bhd.

Dr Ahmad Tarmizi Haron serves as Strategic Advisor and Head of BIM Consultant at UMP Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary company of the Universiti Malaysia Pahang. He has vast experience in industrial education, consultancy, organisational transformation and project implementation associated with BIM and Digital Construction. As part of his involvement with the industry, he has been appointed as BIM Subject Matter Expert for Construction Industry Development Board of Malaysia and National Expert by Ministry of Work Malaysia. Among of the signature projects that he leads are National CIDB BIM Competency Certification Initiative, National BIM Modeller Technical Training, BIM Implementation for MBKT Highrise Tower and Marine Technology Politechnic and BIM Transformation for Malaysia Highway Authority.

- Head of BIM Consultant for UMP Holdings Sdn. Bhd.
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S1.3 Microsoft project delay analysis techniques
Paul Eastwood Harris
Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd

Paul Harris holds an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering obtained in the UK and is a Certified Cost Engineer through AACEI International, a PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner and a Managing Successful Programmes Registered Practitioner. He has written and published over the past 20 years many books on Oracle Primavera, Microsoft Project and Elecosoft (Asta) Powerproject. He has worked in the project controls industry for a number of years and has assisted many companies in a range of industries to set up and run project controls systems. His Melbourne, Australia based company, Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd, offers project controls consulting and training services worldwide with a strong focus on Microsoft Project, Primavera and Powerproject software

- Director for Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd
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T1.3 Extracting time-cost curves and other visuals directly from your gantt chart with zero boring data duplication
Stephen Richards

Civil engineer and project planner with broad experience.
Planner on Burnley Tunnel, Citylink project
Planner and site representative for various hotel projects in SE Asia including Kempinski, Oriental, Sofitel, Shangri-La, W Resorts, The Chedi, The Mangosteen, U Hotels
Handover stage PM for The River Bangkok with 820 apartments
Glazing works QS for Guilfoyle apartments, Southbank
Tender stage planner for various Melbourne CBD fitout projects

- Consultant for
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M1.3 Optimisation of effort and workforces
Alex James

Alex is the creator of the Effort Management Theorem, and new powerful workforce analysis that forecasts outcomes and recommends interventions that optimize project workforces. Alex's search for a deeper understanding of 'effort management' and better outcomes, was borne from 30 years of frustration with poor-quality product being delivered late by stressed people, because of poor 'resource management' practices and tools.

Alex is a Chartered Member of Engineers Australia, having worked for construction contractors, design consultancies and government agencies. He has practiced engineering, project and business case management in transport infrastructure in Sydney, Australia.

Alex's passion for better workforce management outcome, and practices, has led to his leadership in the development of an ISO standard for Workforce Allocation' with international thought leaders.

- Founder for Resrodel
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B1.3 BIM enabled construction project management and delivery
Ahmet Ekrem Celikel
BIM Manager
Kingspan Light+Air

Ahmet Ekrem Celikel is a young professional in AEC sector specialized in construction management, VDC and BIM. He holds a BSc degree in civil engineering and MSc degree in construction engineering and management. He is a success-driven engineer and manager who has several years experience in multi-national teams and involved in highly-complex construction projects.

- BIM Manager for Kingspan Light+Air
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S1.4 An introduction to mind engineering for project control
Dr. Sadegh Yazdani
Founder and CEO
Iranian Association for Cost Engineering

International Mega-projects Strategist with over 33 years of experience on planning and control of Mega-Projects projects.
Sadegh offers comprehensive project control solutions and provide wide variety of services tailored to meet the current and future needs. In doing so, Sadegh act as a Mind Engineer, using Cognitive Science theory, to help experts for planning of controllable projects in any situations and at any positions.
He strongly believes "an idea can be realized when its activities are under full control" that's mean "Planning works when its activities are under control!" Since 2000, Sadegh have acted as instructor of training courses and have conducted various topics for 2255 trainees in the total of 80160 hours in 18 countries.

- Founder and CEO for Iranian Association for Cost Engineering
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T1.4 Next generation PMOs - combining people and machines
Greg Lawton
Nodes & Links

Greg co-founded and leads Nodes & Links, a data-analytics and software company focused on Project Management.

Prior to Nodes & Links, Greg managed large defence programmes at BAE Systems, and designed new systems using emerging technology.

Now, at Nodes & Links, Greg spends his time designing and implementing new technologies and systems into the world’s projects, spanning infrastructure, energy, renewables, manufacturing, aerospace and defence.

- CEO for Nodes & Links
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M1.4 Scheduling for Capital projects (CAP) and Turnaround projects (TAP)
Edwin van Doeselaar
Chief Technology Officer
Advando Project Control B.V.

Edwin van Doeselaar is a very experienced Turnaround Project Control specialist and founder of Advando Project Control B.V., founded in 2011 with one clear brand promise “Zero Delay”.
Edwin has over 25 years of experience in Turnaround Projects, mostly in the Oil & Gas Industry and in Western Europe. Edwin is an expert in Turnaround Planning & Scheduling and was involved in Turnaround projects within TIC range of $5 MLN up to $150 MLN.
Furthermore Edwin is as well the creator as the trainer of the training “Turnaround Scheduling with Primavera”.

- Chief Technology Officer for Advando Project Control B.V.
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T1.5 Digital turnaround management: How project controls and technology improve turnaround performance
Jos van der Stelt
Director of Professional Services
Cleopatra Enterprise​

Jos van der Stelt is the Director of Professional Services at Cost Engineering Consultancy. Jos applies his knowledge and experience in Project Controls and Turnarounds to advise companies that need turnaround cost management solutions on digital tools and services.

He coordinates the group of Cost Engineering Consultants currently working at Shell, Bayer, Cargill, Heineken, Neste, OMV, Vopak, Boskalis, Maasvlakte Oil Terminal and Qirion. Jos also works with the consultants on their personal growth to develop their strengths and potential.

- Director of Professional Services for Cleopatra Enterprise​
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S1.5 Expert determination and alternative dispute resolution mechanism.
Avinash Gaikwad
Managing Director
AG Consultancy WLL

Avinash Gaikwad is a Managing Director at AG Consultancy, a RICS regulated Chartered Quantity Surveying Firm. Avinash is experienced in all types of dispute resolution services however, specializes in Expert Witness, Mediation and Arbitration to Construction and Built Asset Commercial disputes. He has been appointed as Expert witness by instruction from client’s solicitors. He given advice to clients on projects including Al Udeid Air Base, Doha Metro Projects, Sidra Medical and Research Hospital, Student Housing Project, Qatar University, Doha Festival City, Lusail Piping project, ISF Project and Msheireb Project.

He has over 21 years of experience in construction projects in India, U.K, and Middle East & Qatar across a wide spectrum of projects ranging from Metro, Retail, Hotel, Residential, Sports Stadium, and Commercial Fit out, Data Center, Hospital, Infrastructure, Utilities and Airport.

He provides APC one to one mentoring services for the aspiring RICS APC candidates. He is passionately interested in sharing knowledge and training Quantity Surveying and Project Management professional at all levels in his specialized field of Cost and Commercial management and Quantity Surveying, since 2010.

He holds six professional qualifications including Fellow member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), Fellow member of Indian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (FIIQS), Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), Chartered Engineer, Member of Institution of Engineers (India) and he is RICS accredited Civil Commercial mediator.

He completed his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Mumbai in 1998 and then worked towards its part time degree in evening time while working full time in day. He graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mumbai University in the year 2005. In the year 2010, he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Surveying from College of Estate Management, UK, via distance learning. In the year 2012, he obtained the RICS accredited Civil Commercial Mediator by attending a special course ran by RICS. In the year 2019, he obtained the RICS registered Expert Witness by attending a special course ran by RICS.

Avinash Gaikwad has been a member of AACE International since 2015. He played pivotal role in forming the Qatar Section, and was the founding Vice President - Membership. Under his leadership the section grew from 67 members to more than 170 members and became a major section within Region 7. The Qatar Section received Gold awards in 2016, 2017, 2018 and again in 2019. He is a frequent author and presenter having presented papers at AACE Annual Meetings and other professional institutions across worldwide. He recently completed his term as the President of AACE Qatar Section for year 2019-20.

Avinash has been a member of Indian Institute of Quantity Surveyors since 2009 and he led the establishment of its Qatar section in 2013 and was the founding Vice president too. He organized many APC competency training courses for potential candidates and helped many out of them to succeed in achieving the chartered status.

He is General Secretary at Indian Community benevolent Forum which is under patronage of Embassy of India to Qatar which is involved in philanthropic and charitable activities for needy people in Qatar. This organization has more than 3000 members across Qatar.

In December 2018 he founded Maharashtra Professional Forum for entrepreneurs and professionals to work together for every member’s growth. He is performing an advisory role for the organization.

Avinash is Chief Operating Officer at Corventive Trading and Services, which owns brands like, Desi Kirana Doha – an online grocery shop and Chai Garam Café.

- Managing Director for AG Consultancy WLL
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B1.5 Advanced implementation of 4D construction planning during the project phasing
Omar Habib
4D Planning and Project Control Specialist
Madkour Group

Habib is a 4D Planning and Project Controls Specialist passionate about BIM and Project Controls with deep expertise in reports and dashboard development, Creating reports and visual, interactive dashboards using Tableau and Power BI. Work collaboratively with business stakeholders to understand their analytical needs and provide insightful reporting solutions.

He has worked with large multi-national construction and development companies to deliver a range of building and infrastructure projects across the middle east UAE, KSA, Qatar, and Egypt worked on +25 BIM projects in the infrastructure, commercial building, residential, oil, and gas sectors.

Instructor for construction management and the BIM field. Trainer for 4D Planning and BIM Tools Revit, Navisworks, Primavera P6, Synchro Pro.

- 4D Planning and Project Control Specialist for Madkour Group
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M1.5 Why projects go wrong: a "Nearly" Spanish opinion
Martin Murphy​
Director – Project and Construction Management​
Hill International​

Martin Murphy has more than 31 years of experience working with multinational companies and participating in high profile International projects, such as the Petronas Towers in Malaysia and the Panama Canal extension. He has a degree in Building from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland and is a PMP.

Martin has undertaken various roles with responsibility for the project management and project controls in building, civil and industrial projects worldwide.

Since 1992 he has worked in Spanish construction and consulting companies in projects worldwide. He is a Director with Hill International in Spain, dealing with industrial, manufacturing and technological projects.

Martin has been appointed as Delay Expert. He has been a Lecturer and Hill trainer worldwide over twenty years.

- Director – Project and Construction Management​ for Hill International​
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PS1.2 Enriching the value of risk management within project controls
Darda McDonagh
Management Consultant - Risk Specialist SME
riskHive Software Solutions

The speaker has a history of building risk frameworks, providing leading national and international high-profile customers with risk consultancy, training in risk management and toolsets and configuring the ERM risk tool. Recognising risk management constantly adapts and evolves, the speaker constantly researches current trends which contribute to being highly qualified and experienced, able to offer practical advice based on decades of industry and diverse customer experiences as well as personal lessons.

- Management Consultant - Risk Specialist SME for riskHive Software Solutions
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S1.6 Why framing risk management as part of performance management helps the project team and your business.
Donna Festorazzi
Head of Risk Practice

Donna Festorazzi, Head of Risk Management, Stantec (UK) is an expert in project, programme and portfolio risk management with 20 years global risk management experience, working across transportation and infrastructure sectors. Donna is a certified fellow and regional chair of the Institute of Risk Management.

Donna has been recognised by both UK industry and risk management institution receiving awards for her ability to embed industry leading consistent risk management frameworks, breaking down silos to aid organisational understanding and decision making through transformational change programmes. Donna's passionate, collaborative, and pragmatic approach to risk management assists her in uncovering areas to improve their risk management practices, assisting fellow risk managers in increasing risk maturity and embedding change within their organisations.

- Head of Risk Practice for Stantec
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T1.6 CostOS advanced estimating application, CellBIM for excel – BIM in excel, CosMO cost modeller & benchmarking.
Apostolos (Tolis) Chatzisymeon
Nomitech Ltd

Tolis Chatzisymeon is the CEO and Co-founder of Nomitech Ltd, a software company specialising in Pre-Construction and Estimating Software for the Construction, Oil and Gas, Energy, Nuclear and Utility Industries. Nomitech is involved in some mega-projects across the globe with substantial R&D investments on BIM, developing its own BIM engine, as well as AI and Machine learning. Tolis is also a member of the ICMS standard setting committee, which aims to set a global standardization on Cost and Carbon reporting and benchmarking.

Having a Civil Engineering degree from NTUA and an MSc from the University of Texas, Tolis has gained international construction experience working with large contractors such as Balfour Beatty, and J&P and running a construction SME doing Design Build buildings. Since the founding of Nomitech in 2007, Tolis has been focusing on creating an advanced Estimating Enterprise Application (CostOS), and also making BIM more accessible to construction professionals.

- CEO for Nomitech Ltd
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B1.6 BIM model-based construction cost estimation of infrastructure projects
Elvis Mamani
BIM Project Manager

Professional with more than 9 years of experience in Civil Engineering in the fields of Project Management, Seismic Engineering, Structural Engineering and Cost Engineering in the areas of Buildings, Infrastructure and Mining.

- BIM Project Manager for Strukkon
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M1.6 How to save time, reduce friction and increase forecast accuracy by integrating cost and schedule risk analysis.
Fernando Hernandez
Senior Risk & Decisions Consultant

My current international experience is geared towards training, consulting, developing and communicating quantitative risk, financial applications and decision-making models. As a consultant and trainer since 2003, I have helped organizations setting up their decision-making models and quantifying and understanding their risks.

I live and work out of San Jose, Costa Rica. I have delivered over 430 trainings, workshops and conferences, on three languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese), delivering close to 10,000 hours of consulting and training, on 37 countries and 78 cities for the past 17 years.

Before becoming consultant and trainer, I developed a 10-year career in corporate finance as CFO on various industries.

- Senior Risk & Decisions Consultant for DecisionTrain
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T1.7 Planisware Enterprise for market leading project management capabilities. (Pre-recorded session)
Richard Wilson
UK Marketing Manager

Richard is a seasoned marketer within the technology space, he has worked globally with clients operating from the US to the Middle East. He is digitally focused and knows the importance of digital transformation and the role project management can play in this activity.

- UK Marketing Manager for Planisware
Jericho Mayor
Planisware UKI Account Manager

Jericho Mayor has a wealth of experience within the technology industry and has worked with clients globally to achieve their strategic outcomes. Jericho has worked and lead on both Planisware Enterprise and Orchestra solutions within the UK & Ireland and has helped clients understand how they can best utilise the systems to generate market leading results.

- Planisware UKI Account Manager for Planisware
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S1.7 Increasing the effectiveness of agile planning based on AACEI recommended practices
Luis Fernando Vitteri Quiros
AACE Perú Section

• President of the AACE section Peru
• More than 26 years of experience as a Civil Engineer.
• Executive Master in Risk Management
• PECB ISO 31000 Risk Manager
• Speaker of the II International Congress of Engineering and Management of Projects CIPRO 2019
• Member of PMI, AACE, ACI-Peru, RIMS,
• Man of the Year 2002 in the Project Control Area - COSAPI
• Recognition Trophy 2010: "Leadership in the Practice of the Value of Recognition" - JJC
• Recognition for 25 years of professional experience - CIP CDLIMA
• Direct participation in work in more than 30 projects such as:
Expansion of the Jorge Chávez Airport, Primavera Road Interchange, Expansion of CC. Plaza San Miguel y Minka, Construction of CC. Puruchuco, CBU of the University of Lima.

- President for AACE Perú Section
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B1.7 Is 4D expensive?
James Bowles
Founder and Projects Lead
- Founder and Projects Lead for Freeform
David-John Gibbs
Digital Engineering and Compliance Manager
Gammon Construction
- Digital Engineering and Compliance Manager for Gammon Construction
Chris Needham
Founder and Project Planner
CSN Project Planning
- Founder and Project Planner for CSN Project Planning
Kristina Henkai
Founder & Visual Planning Specialist
- Founder & Visual Planning Specialist for DigitalPythia
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M1.7 Successful claims criteria
Haya Saleh
General Manager
MESC Construction Management

Haya S. Saleh is a planning, scheduling and claims consultant with almost 21 years of rich experience in construction industry especially in scheduling and delay analysis.

Haya S. Saleh is currently the General Manager and Founder of MESC Construction Management in Jordan. She started her career as a Planning Engineer in Saudi Binladin Group ‐ Amman Four Seasons Hotel Project, then continued as a Planning Engineer in DEPA Arabtec Hotel Interiors in one of the most prestigious projects in Jordan.

Later, in addition to the planning and scheduling; Haya had started working in contracts, claims and delay analysis since 2003; after which she worked as a scheduling and claims consultant in an impressive number of local and international projects ranging from five-star hotels to commercial complexes; power plants; water/wastewater, roads and special military projects; and shopping centers in Jordan, the UAE and KSA, totaling over 170 different projects at an estimated value of USD 4.5 billion with.

Haya was part time instructor at University of Jordan, and a trainer at the Jordanian Engineers Association, and she is currently the Reginal Director of AACE Region 7.

Haya holds a MSc. Degree in Industrial Management and B.Sc in Civil Engineering from University of Jordan; a Certified Project Manager (CPM), certified (planning and scheduling professional (PSP-AACE), and Associate Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

- General Manager for MESC Construction Management
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S1.8 The role of project controls in developing leaders
Sebouh Pamoukian
Project Director
Hill International

Sebouh has 20 years of international experience in the construction field, with a portfolio of diverse projects, including high-rise, residential, hospitality, commercial, and infrastructure projects, with values ranging from $200M to $2B.
Coming from a project controls background, Sebouh has been on both: the Contractor's and the PMC side, navigating projects through many challenging circumstances and phases, delivering them by exceeding all expectations.
Through sincere dedication, hard work, and a passion for leadership, he has been promoted to Senior Project Manager and later to Project Director.
Currently in charge of the 'Corniche Park Towers' project located on the famous Doha skyline, Sebouh leads the Hill International team entrusted with the project management and construction management of the prestigious project.

- Project Director for Hill International
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T1.8 Communicating schedule data in a collaborative environment
Trajche Gjorgjioski
Client Relationship Executive

Trajche is currently holding the position of Client Relationship responsible within the company Synami.

During his conference presentation, Trajche will demonstrate how project controls, schedulers and other members of the broader project team can use ScheduleReader to improve project communication and efficiency within their collaborative environment.

- Client Relationship Executive for Synami
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PS1.3 Integrated resource management for optimized project performance
Erik Preus
Director - Portfolio Strategy & Enablement

Erik Preus is a Director at Hexagon focusing on Enterprise Project Performance. Erik has twenty of project controls experience and has led multiple projects with focus on WBS development, Project Funding, Control Account Planning, Change Control, Performance and Earned Value Management, Variance Analysis, and project mitigation strategies. At EcoSys, Erik consults with leading project-driven organizations within Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Utilities, Government, Aerospace & Defense, and Transportation to provide direction for implementing best practices to plan and manage project portfolios, control project costs, and improve project performance. Prior to working at EcoSys, Erik developed his expertise at companies including Babcock & Wilcox, KBR, DynCorp, and Accenture.

- Director - Portfolio Strategy & Enablement for Hexagon
Graeme Hoey
Director, EPP Portfolio Strategy and Enablement

Graeme is project controls professional specializing in Engineering and Construction project controls technology with over 25 years of experience, providing project controls services and solution delivery. As the Director of Product Development for EcoSys at Hexagon, Graeme leads the research and requirements definition within the Enterprise Project Performance team. He works to define and deliver the product functional and technical roadmap to meet and exceed the demands of the Hexagon global client base.

- Director, EPP Portfolio Strategy and Enablement for Hexagon
Mark Nelson
Director, Project Portfolio Management

Mark Nelson has been in the Enterprise Project Performance industry for over 15 years. He has worked as a software implementation and business process consultant in helping customers define their processes and leverage best practices for large global organizations. His current role as part of the EcoSys go-to-market team is to identify industry trends, product strategy, and best practices for customer’s Enterprise Project Performance solutions. Mark has experience that spans multiple sectors including Transportation Infrastructure, Construction, High Tech, New Product Development, and IT.

- Director, Project Portfolio Management for Hexagon
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M1.8 The trouble with class 5 (and 10) estimate accuracy
John Hollmann
Validation Estimating LLC

John Hollmann is author of “Project Risk Quantification” (2016) and lead author of AACE® International’s TCM Framework (2006). He owns Validation Estimating, LLC and works with clients in a variety of industries to improve their cost engineering practices; i.e., estimating, risk quantification, project control, etc. Mr. Hollmann is a frequent speaker at conferences, has written many papers, and is very active in developing AACE® International recommended practices. His most recent endeavor was to launch ValidRisk (, a cloud-based risk quantification software system aligned with the methods in his 2016 book (in alliance with partner Koff & Guerrero Consultants).

- Owner for Validation Estimating LLC
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B1.8 BIM-Analytics-AI: Development mapping in construction management
Guillermo Mejia
Universidad Industrial de Santander

I am a professor of the Civil Engineer department at the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia. My bachelor degree is in Civil Engineering and I earned my PhD (2013) from the University of Alabama, USA. My dissertation focused on construction project predictability, joined to the CII Research project RT 291, of the Construction Industry Institute titled Improving the Predictability of Accurate Project Outcomes. I am an associated researcher of the Colombian Research Classification System. I am the Education Director of the AACE Colombian section. My teaching expertise and research interests are about a) analysis and improvement of construction process management processes; b) analysis and improvement of control systems for construction projects; and c) analysis and improvement of methodologies for teaching and learning in construction engineering.

- Professor for Universidad Industrial de Santander
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S1.9 Benefits of time-location schedules
Aldo Mattos
Senior Advisor

Aldo Mattos is Senior Advisor for Capital Projects at Deloitte. Based in Brazil, his is a recognized expert in project management, construction cost estimating and planning. His wide international experience spans multiple industries, including power plants, renewable energy plants, transportation, public housing and environment.

Aldo is currently president of AACE Brazil Section and holds several professional certifications. Author of five books on construction cost estimating, planning and real estate policies, he is an active lecturer on a wide range of construction-related topics and often presents papers at international events.

- Senior Advisor for Deloitte
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T1.9 What is PMIS and why do I need it? Choosing a PMIS that is right for your project controls organization.
Angela Overstreet
Account Executive

Angela Overstreet is an account executive for the western region of the United States. She works with project organizations who are on their journey to improve project management processes and operational maturity. Angela enjoys building relationships and working closely with clients to learn how their organization operates. She welcomes the opportunity to answer questions they have about software solutions that would help solve some of their most common challenges.

- Account Executive for ARES PRISM
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B1.9 Virtual Design Construction
Fabio Elias Gomes
Partner & Director

Civil Engineer, Virtual Design and Construction Certificate by CIFE Stanford University, RPAS Pilot, Professional with more than 18 years of experience in Direction, coordination, management and execution of small, medium and large projects and infrastructure projects, focused on the application of technical knowledge of engineering, project management and control methodologies, contractual administration, Technological innovation in executive planning and control;
Solid experience in production management, contractual administration, technical room, planning, construction, business structuring, institutional representation abroad (Peru, Costa Rica, Colombia, Paraguay), work in road / highway projects, airports, commercial building and construction works. building. Ability to structure public and private companies; planning; control of costs, income and measurements; and in technical inspections oriented to structuring and project studies, engineering, planning and execution; Experience in the training, management and development of high performance multidisciplinary teams focused on the excellence of processes, organization and products, based on the training, training and monitoring of team performance;

- Partner & Director for CONEXIG LLC, Peru
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M1.9 Digital opportunities in construction
Diego Guevara

Diego is a Regional Manager at Deloitte and part of the Capital Projects SLATAM team; he is being a key player of innovative solutions regarding digital transformation in the Construction Industry in Latin-American (Business Intelligence & Data Analytics, Blockchain, Smart Contracts, and BIM management).

He has over 9 years of experience in Engineering & Construction, participating in major capital projects from several industries as a Project Risk & Reporting Manager, with experience and certification in the implementation and monitoring of PMOs with a high level of maturity (PMP & PMO-CP certification holder).

Also, a contributing member of the AACE’s Global Education Board supporting the development of the new PRMP (Project Risk Management Professional) Certification.

- Manager for Deloitte
Misty Mayes
Management Solutions

Misty D. Mayes is an entrepreneur who has successfully launched ventures across the engineering, construction, healthcare, and the education sectors. Mayes is the founder and CEO of Management Solutions (MSLLC), a boutique consulting firm specializing in project strategy, delivery, and execution, serving customers in the government and private sector in the United States and Europe. In addition, Mayes founded and leads Talent Solutions, a global, best-in-class provider of project controls training programs. Over the past twenty years under her leadership, Management Solutions has consistently been recognized as one of the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing businesses, US Chamber’s Top 100 Small Businesses and was recognized by the Small Business Administration as the national Subcontractor of the Year. Mayes has received multiple entrepreneurship awards throughout her career but is most proud of her work advocating for other female entrepreneurs through her leadership in WIPP (Women Impacting Public Policy), and her lifelong commitment to education and economic empowerment in East Tennessee.

- CEO for Management Solutions
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T1.10 How to cost-load a P6 schedule from a fixed bid contract
Michael Lepage
Chief Learning Officer
Plan Academy

Michael is the Chief Learning Officer and founder of Plan Academy, an online training platform for project controls organizations. He's been a project controls trainer & consultant for the last 15 years and has taught 1000s of students to get started and to get the most from scheduling tools like Primavera P6.

- Chief Learning Officer for Plan Academy
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S1.10 Tips and tricks in project scheduling
Dr. Saleh Mubarak
Independent Consultant

- Construction project management professor, consultant, author, public speaker, and trainer.
- BS, MSc, and PhD in civil engineering specialized in Construction Project Management.
- Over 30 years of diversified experience in engineering and project management; both academic and industrial, with extensive experience in continuing education and professional training around the world.
- Author of two books in the technical field:
    o Construction Project Scheduling and Control, 4th edition, published by Wiley
    o How to Estimate with Means Data: Basic Skills for Building Construction 5th edition, published by Wiley
    o And many articles; technical and other

- Many presentations in professional conferences. Public speaker in many local, regional, and international events.
- An authority on project planning, scheduling, and project control.
- An advocate of holistic healthy living.

- Independent Consultant for
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M1.10 Preventing and managing project fraud risk
Felipe Andre Isore Gutierrez
Managing Partner

Felipe is a risk expert with broad experience in providing project management risk, compliance, fraud, and assurance services. With over 20 years of experience, he has focused his consulting activities on risk management services specially related to major capital projects including an expert witness in international arbitration. Felipe has provided risk advisory services to a variety of clients across different industries including mining, metals, power & utilities, government, and infrastructure sectors.

Felipe has a successful track record in assisting clients globally in matters such as construction claims assessment and expert witness testimony; project risk, compliance, and governance assessment; internal audits; controls assessment; PMOs; and fraud investigations.

Felipe founded CONEXIG where he acts as Managing Partner Globally.

- Managing Partner for CONEXIG LLC
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B1.10 VDC / BIM in Mining Project Controls
Juan Carlos Mayta
Project Controls & PMO Lead
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura

Specialist, Consultant and Instructor in Portfolio-Project Management, and PMO and Strategic Planning.

Magister, Master's Program in Business Administration at ESAN (Top 3 in Latin America and No. 01 in Peru according to the prestigious QS Global MBA Rankings 2020) - Business School Peking University (China).

Civil Engineer from the National University of Engineering (No. 01 in Peru according to América Economía Ranking 2020), with specialization studies in Strategy, Portfolio-Project Management, Digital Transformation and Agile Practices.

Certified as PMP® (Project Management Professional), PMO-CP® (PMO Value Ring Practitioner), and Virtual Design Construction (VDC) Program at Stanford University (USA).

With more than 15 years of experience in Peru and Colombia with ascending positions and successful professional development as Contractor, EPC / M and Owner, leading Project Control Teams and Corporate PMOs of the Construction, Mining and Oil & Gas Sector in recognized companies such as the Group JJC, COSAPI and Obrainsa.

Professor at the National University of Engineering in Peru.

- Project Controls & PMO Lead for Compañía de Minas Buenaventura
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