2011 DBL Symposium


2011 Second Annual GA Tech Digital Building Laboratory Industry Symposium


May 25, 2011, 1:00 pm - May 26, 2011, 3:30 pm


Klaus Advanced Computing Building Room 1116, Georgia Tech Campus


2011 DBL Symposium Program

DAY ONE:  Klaus  Advanced Computer Building, Room 1116  May 25

1:00 PM

Introductions and greetings Eastman

1:15 PM

Purpose of DBL and of the symposium - Eastman

Introduction to discussion topics

1:30 PM

Plenary Session – DBL Funded Projects

Workflows for design/fabrication of Building Skins – Maing

Project Delivery and IT: Report form a recent workshop - Bowen

2:45 PM


3:00 PM

Breakout Session 1 :

Room A: Embedding Expertise in BIM Tools– Bernal                  

Room B: Workflow simulation - Irizary

3:45 PM

Break-out Session 2:

Room A: Embedding Expertise in BIM Tools - Cavieres

Room B: Economic assessment - Ashuri

4:30 PM


4:45 PM

Plenary Session 2: Future directions in AEC practice: performance-based design - Eastman

5:30 PM

Discussion and Prioritization of Studies – Eastman

5:45 PM

Evening close


DAY TWO:  Klaus Advanced Computer Building, Room 1116

7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM

Introduction to Today’s Agenda and schedule

8: 15 AM

Plenary  Session

Construction Safety – Teizer

BIM Servers - Panushev

9:30 AM

Coffee Break

9:45 AM

Break-out Session 3:

Room A: Preliminary Concept Design & Energy analysis - Eastman

Room B: AEC and FM Integration Roadmap – Castro


Break-out Session 4:

Room A: Improving the design feedback for energy analysis - Sanguinetti

Room B: Existing Condition Model Capture – Brilakis


Coffee break

11:30 AM

Plenary Session

Assessment of current energy analysis tools – Augenbroe



1:15 PM

Breakout Session 5:

Room A: Embedding expertise in design tools: Preliminary design of laboratories - Sheward

Room B: Design for Fabrication - Al-Haddad


Plenary Session:

Virtual Mock-ups Maing and Gentry




General Session

Discussion and Prioritization of Studies: voting  – Eastman

Review of Next Steps; review of DBL Structure and process


Conference Closing