APT/Central Plains Chapter - Documentation Technologies Workshop

Date: April 28 - 29, 2017
Location:  Show map Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE 68131

The Documentation Technologies Workshop is coming to Omaha, Nebraska!


The APTI Documentation Technologies Workshop, which originated at the Quebec APT Conference in 2014, was reformatted to travel to host chapters and has been on the go ever since! Now, after visiting Hawaii, Philadelphia, Boston, and Point Reyes, the Workshop is making its way to the beautiful historic Joslyn Castle in Omaha, NE!
The Central Plains Chapter has the pleasure of hosting this unique workshop on April 28 & 29, 2017, with a superb line up of expert speakers traveling from around the country to present cutting edge technology and showcase outstanding projects!  


In rehabilitating important existing structures, it is crucial to begin by fully and accurately gathering data on geometry and current conditions. Documentation data form the platform for condition analysis and the basis for engineers and architects to develop designs, from the planning phase through implementation during construction.

Through a combination of presentations, demonstrations, and panel discussions, participants in this workshop will learn about the latest technologies for obtaining the information and data critical for project planning, analysis, and diagnostics. Participants will also learn how to assemble an effective data gathering strategy to fit differing project needs. AIA/HSW CE credits (11.25) will also be available!


View the full agenda and speaker bios.



DAY 1 - Presentations and Discussions

Welcome & Opening Remarks

- Chris Gray FRICS, Mollenhauer Group, Los Angeles, CA, APT Technical Committee on Documentation Founder & Co-Chair, Workshop moderator
- Dana Gould, TreanorHL, Kansas City, MO, APTCP - Chair
- Dan Worth, AIA FAPT, BVH Architecture, Lincoln, NE, APTCP - First Vice Chair

Documentation - An Overview: Why and How We Document
- Chris Gray FRICS, Mollenhauer Group, Los Angeles, CA

Laser Scanning: Best Practices
- J Brown & Chelsey Wilson, Structural Modeling & Analysis, Kansas City, MO

Client Perspective:  Scanning the Washington National Cathedral
- James W. Shepherd, AIA, LEED AP, Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC (via video recording)
Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) tools: Their Science, Capabilites, and Methods for Providing Useful Data  
- Michael Schuller, PE, FTMS, FAPT, Atkinson-Noland & Associates, Boulder, CO

Portable X-Ray, F Fluorescence:  Capabilities, Limitations, Applications
- Natalie Feinberg Lopez, Built Environment Evolution, Boulder, CO

Architect's Digital Documentation Toolbox
- Brandon Friske, Quinn Evans Architects, Detroit, MI with Purvi Gandhi Irwin, AIA LEED AP BD+C, CADD Microsystems, Alexandria, VA (via Skype)

 Commercial Drone Applications for Preservation
- Ean Mikale, J.D., Infinite 8 Institute, L3C, Omaha, NE

... also a Panel Discussion & Networking Reception!

DAY 2 -  Technology Field Demonstrations

Field Demonstrations
Attendees will be divided up into groups to rotate through the various technology field demonstrations that will be set up at in several locations throughout Joslyn Castle!

* Laser scanning
* NDE Tools: Infrared Thermography, Surface Penetrating Radar, & Metal Detection
* Portable X-ray Fluorescence
* Drones
* Architect's Tool Box: tablet-based apps


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