Program

Program

Monday, October 27

Presentation Categories:
Introduction to VE
Getting it Right
Choosing the Right Project
Creating Value in Sustainability

Tuesday, October 28

Presentation Categories:
Higher Education
Design Build and VE
Creating Value in Surface Transportation
Creating Value in Product Development
Alternative Delivery & Risk (P3)
Risk Based Assessment for Infrastructure
Water and Wastewater
Innovation in VE
Estimating and Managing Escalation
Unconventional Uses of VE
 
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Monday, October 27

  Introduction to VE
9:00am Speaker: Scot McClintock, Faithful+Gould
  Coffee and Networking Break
  Introduction to VE Continued
10:15am Speaker: Scot McClintock, Faithful+Gould
11:45am - 1:30pm Opening Luncheon
Welcome - Steve Taylor, President, CSVA

Keynote Speakers
Jim Bolton, Global Lead - Value Engineering and DFMA, Whirlpool Corp.
&
Wayne Pettis, Manager, Projects & Modifications, Ontario Power Generation
  Getting it Right Choosing the Right Project Creating Value in Sustainability
1:30pm - 2:15pm Developing a VE Program in Government
Ted Lane, MTO
Value for Money Analysis for Surface Transportation Infrastructure
David Lewis, HDR
Laboratory achieves gold sustainability certification through VE
Scot McClintock, Faithful+Gould
2:15pm - 3:00pm Developing a VE Program in Industry
Jim Bolton, DFMA, Whirlpool Corp.
Cost Risk Analysis and Value Engineering
Khalid Bekka, HDR
Green Sustainable Design Using Function Analysis: A Case Study
Lucie Parrot, Nguyen - Parrot
  Coffee and Networking Break
  Getting it Right Choosing the Right Project Creating Value in Sustainablity
3:15pm - 3:45pm Acquiring VE Services
Mike Pearsall, MTO &
Dave Jull, MMM Group
Some Observations on Transportation Agencies’ Development of Project Risk Management Programs
Travis McGrath, Golder Associates
Integrating Sustainability into the VE Job Plan
SteVE Holmes, MTO
3:45pm - 4:15pm Right Sizing VE Studies
Brian Ruck, Totten Sims Hubicki
Creating Sustainable Value with Value and Risk Management
Alain LeBlanc, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Innovative Worldwide VE Case Studies & How Cultural Values Impact Creativity
George Hunter, VMS
4:15pm - 4:45pm VE, What's in It For the Owner?
Mike Asselin, Town of Renfrew, Jim Bolton, Whirlpool, Brian Peltier, George Tribe, Alberta Infrastructure
Creating and Sustaining Value - Panel
Alain LeBlanc, PWC, D. Lewis, HDR
Creating Value in Sustainability - Panel
Scot McClintock, Faithful+Gould, George Hunter, VMS, SteVE Holmes, MTO
4:45pm - 6:00pm Exhibitor Showcase
Visit with Leading Innovators & Consultants
6:00pm Dinner, Keynote Speakers and CSVA Awards
Keynote Speakers: Dan Breitman, Vice President, Pratt & Whitney Canada - VP PW800 Program
&
Monte Kwinter, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of International Trade and Investment

 

Tuesday, October 28

8:00am - 8:30am Opening Remarks
David Wilson, SAVE International President
8:30am - 9:00am Keynote Speaker
Hon. John Wilkinson, Minister of Research and Innovation
  Higher Education Design Build and VE Creating Value in Surface Transportation
9:00am - 9:30am The VE Workshop at McGill University: Benefits for Students and Industry
Dr. Vince Thomson, McGill University
Value Engineering in Design Build: Constructability Applications
Stuart Sokoloff, CTS Group
West Transitway Tunnel VE Study
Steve Stoddard, City of Ottawa
9:30am - 10:00am Panel Discussion: VE in Higher Education
Thomson, McGill, Lucie Parrot, Nguyen-Parrot
Design Build and VE - Experiences in Surface Transportation
Dave Jull, MMM Group
West Toronto Diamond Rail/Rail Grade Separation
Imants Hausmanis, GO Transit
10:00am - 10:15am Coffee and Networking Break
  Creating Value in Product Development Alternative Delivery & Risk (P3) Creating Value in Surface Transportation
10:15am - 10:45am VM - The Link for Modern Management Improvement Tools
Hank Ball, Ball Associates
Obtaining Value for Money on the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
Maureen Moore, Former Chief Financial Officer, Royal Ottawa Hospital
Howard Avenue Grade Separations - A Value Partnership
Doug MacRae, MTO - Windsor BIIG &
Brian Ruck, Totten Sims Hubicki / Aecom
10:45am - 11:15am Manufacturing the right product Vs. manufacturing the product right
Alain LeBlanc, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Obtaining Value for Money on the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre Cont'd
Maureen Moore, Former Chief Financial Officer, Royal Ottawa Hospital
The Turcotte / Hwy 20 Interchange
Richard Vezina, RCGT and Alain Marc Dubé, MTQ
11:15am - 11:45am Developing a Competitive Edge Through Lean Project Engineering at P&WC
Christian Faucher, Ing, MBA, PMP, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Value For Money in Alternative Finance Procurement
David Lewis, HDR
VE of Highway 7 New, Kitchener to Guelph
Dennis Regan, MTO
11:45am - 12:15pm Creating Value in Product Development - Panel
Hank Ball, Christian Faucher, Ing, MBA, PMP
Allocating and Valuing Risk - Panel
Will Willson, Davis Langdon, David Lewis, HDR, Storer Boone, Golder Associates
Using FPS to Define Montreal's Requirements for New Subway Cars
Richard Vezina, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
12:15pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Networking Break

Keynote Speakers
Michael Monette (OSPE President & Chair, Director Xerox)
and
Mark Arnone, Director, Projects & Modifications, Ontario Power Generation
  Creating Value in Product Development (continued) Risk Based Assessment for Infrastructure Water and Wastewater
1:15pm - 1:45pm Cost Reduction Methodologies for Electronic Products
Ziad Eldada, creatiVE Value Engineering
Developing a Risk Analysis Program for Waterfront Toronto
Veronica Bergs, Waterfront Toronto
Value Engineering in Durham Region, Different Approaches Achieve The Same Result - Millions of Dollars in Savings
Matthew Elliott, CH2M Hill
1:45pm - 2:15pm New Product Introduction for Electronic Components with VA
Pierre Marquis, Sanmina-SCI
John Counter Blvd Reconstruction Risk Assessment: A Case Study, City of Kingston
Tony Wing, MRC
The Winning Strategies for Odour Reduction (Humber Treatment Plant Odour Control ) and Management of Wet Weather Flows at the City of Toronto Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant
Ajay Puri & Katrina Blom, Works & Emergency Services, City of Toronto
2:15pm - 2:45pm Saving the Life of a New Product with Function Analysis and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
Timothy Jason Alleyne, Nguyen - Parrot
Risk Based Estimating for QEW St. Catharines - Lessons Learned
Storer Boone, Golder Associates
Town of Renfrew Water Pollution Control Upgrade
Mike Asselin, Town of Renfrew
2:45pm - 3:15pm Function Modeling of Systems: The DfV Approach to Business Innovation
Dr. Dan A. Seni P.Eng, University of Quebec
Evaluating the Cost of Risk under Different Procurement Methods
Will Willson, Davis Langdon
More Value In Water, Wastewater - Panel
Katrina Blom, Ajay Puri, Matthew Elliott
3:15pm - 3:30pm Coffee and Networking Break
  Innovation in VE Estimating and Managing Escalation Unconventional Uses of VE
3:30pm - 4:00pm Using VA to Program Investments in School Facilities
George Tribe, Alberta Infrastructure
Strategies to Model & Manage Cost Escalation
K. Bekka, HDR, W. Willson, D Langdon, S. Boone, Golder Associates
VE-FPS Guides Strategy for Winter Highway Closure in Northern Ontario
Joseph Arcaro, iTRANS, Tom Fletcher, The Fletcher Group
4:00pm - 4:30pm Finding Value Through Function Cost Techniques
Muthiah Kasi, Alfred Benesch & Company
Cost Escalation Panel
Will Willson, Khalid Bekka, Storer Boone, Veronica Bergs, Waterfront Toronto
Benefits of FPS on IT Projects from a Business Perspective
Andrew Beal, MTO
4:30pm - 5:00pm The Value of Safety Analysis
Geni Bahar, NAVIGATS Inc.
Cost Escalation Panel Cont'd
Will Willson, Khalid Bekka, Storer Boone, Veronica Bergs, Waterfront Toronto
Target Costing and VE
Steve Taylor, Genivar
5:00pm Closing Remarks


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