March 8 – 10, 2021
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The 2021 Inaugural ASHRAE Virtual Design and Construction Conference takes place virtually March 8-10, 2021. The conference seeks to fill a need for ASHRAE members and practitioners, specifically engineers and contractors, using or planning to apply virtual design and construction in the design, construction and operation of buildings and HVAC systems. 
The conference features several case studies, demonstrating successful applications in:
AR on Engineering Drawings
VR for Engineering Design Decisions
BIM Technology in an Underground Metro Station in India
Complete Central Utility Plant Design through a DFMA Approach
Going Digital and Digital Twins
Automating Pressure Cascade Calculations with Dynamo
and others
Technical Program Available
The conference includes seminar presentations as well as panel discussions ranging from working is a pandemic environment (including having access to a project site only one time) and pre-fab construction.   
Take \’The Engine Room\’ Survey Now!
The conference will feature an interactive, peer-to-peer session addressing common concerns among attendees. It’ll be an opportunity to get fresh perspectives to all things VDC in this facilitated session scheduled on Monday, March 8, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., EST. In The Engine Room, you’ll be joining a series of breakout sessions where specific areas across the project lifecycle are discussed openly among peers.
Be sure to give your input to our Engine Room design!

Take this one-question survey to have your topic considered for The Engine Room.  
In addition to providing insights and skills that can be applied immediately, the conference seeks to set the bar for collaboration amongst the players in VDC by bringing in multiple associations to describe their practices and how to integrate work flow and processes with others:

SMACNA-MCAA-NECA Prefabrication and Modularization Panel
Presidential Perspectives from ASHRAE, MCAA, NECA and SMACNA on Living Collaboratively in the VDC World. ASHRAE President Chuck Gulledge is moderating this discussion!

Keynote Speakers
‘Spaceport Virtual Design and Construction,’ John Constantinide, Mechanical Engineer‘

How Digitization Is Accelerating the Importance of Data,’ Steven Butler,

Robert Mankowski, Bentley
Registration Includes:
Three days packed with learning and live content
Daily keynote presentations
Virtual Networking and Sponsor Hall
PDH Credits
Registration Pricing: 
Company Package 3-5$600
Company Package 6-10$1,000
Company Package 11-20$1,400 

The full conference agenda is posted on ashrae.org/virtualdesign/2021 ! 

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