Presentations

Enough Already! Preventing the Culture of “Project Change” in Modular Construction

Enough Already! Preventing the Culture of “Project Change” in Modular Construction

Returning speaker Martin Clutterbuck, Manager of Fabrication and Modularization at Devon Energy, shared this presentation on change management which he gave at the last summit. It goes into the key change management principle, the Element Standards, and preventing the culture of project change.

Convening the Right Team for the Job

Convening the Right Team for the Job

Returning speaker Saeid Ghorban, Module Quality Assurance at Darya, provides insight into excellence in collaboration in this presentation, which he shared at the previous summit. Saeid goes into win-win agreements, planning prior awarding, verification vs assumption, and more!

Value Erosion: Designing for the Long Term

Value Erosion: Designing for the Long Term

Returning speaker Mitch Voican, President of VMI Western Ltd, encouraged us to share this presentation on strategic planning, which he spoke on at the previous summit. The presentation goes into increasing final value, needed verifications for re-using modules, relocating and re-selling used modules, and more!

BEST PRACTICES: Maintaining Capacity for Existing/Operating Facilities

BEST PRACTICES: Maintaining Capacity for Existing/Operating Facilities

Anirudh Kumar, Construction Engineer, R3-Revamp Project at NOVA Chemicals Corporation, discusses that while market conditions are down – that doesn’t mean that work has ceased! There are projects moving forward – albeit focused on the maintenance of existing facilities as opposed to the construction of brand new facilities. And by exploring this aspect of the industry, you stand to gain perspective on the direction of maintenance related module development, and the potential ROI available to you.
Energy: Perspective and Outlook

Energy: Perspective and Outlook

Carmen Velasquez, Executive Director, Energy Programs at Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment (CABREE) at the University of Alberta, presents on understanding the market – we stand to better understand the direction that the industry is bound to take, and therefore, how you can prepare yourself for the inevitable rebound of the industry.
Engineering as a driver for module construction

Engineering as a driver for module construction

Andy Mukherjee, Modules Contracts Management discusses K+S Potash investigates the idea of engineering as a driver of modular use and how innovation over the coming years will affect that change.