e-Builder to Host Webinar on the Benefits of Project Specific Websites to Manage Construction Project Delivery

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Industry experts from the capital development industry will discuss the highly complex, fast paced and dynamic nature of the construction process, and how technology is helping address the increased demands on all parties key to the building process and the communication problems plaguing the industry.

e-Builder, a leading provider of web-based Construction Project Management and Collaboration Software today announced a series of educational webinars focused on the use of emerging technologies to improve the delivery of capital projects. The series kicks off May 1, 2007 with the Use of Project Specific Websites to Manage Construction Project Delivery webcast, at 12:00 noon EST. Registration is free and is available online at https://www.gotomeeting.com/register/932744367. This educational series will be presented by Robert Cox, Ph.D., Department Head and Professor of Building Construction Management at Purdue University.

Dr. Cox has taught construction management courses in estimating, cost analysis, planning and scheduling, productivity improvement, and construction project simulation in his previous positions as Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs for the M. E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction at the University of Florida, and as an instructor at Virginia Tech.

Because of the highly complex, fast paced and dynamic nature of the construction process, increased demands on all parties key to the building process place construction at a critical point in addressing the communication problems plaguing the industry. One way to address this situation is via a Project Specific Web Site. Attendees will learn about the latest technologies used to establish PSWS, and how these help users leverage the power of the Internet to efficiently obtain critical project information to make effective decisions.

Dr. Cox will be joined by a distinguished panel representing different industry disciplines, including:
Mark Bridgers, Consultant, FMI Management Consulting and Investment Banking (http://www.fminet.com)
Robert (Robb) J. Gries, P.E., CCM, PMP, Chair of PMI's Design-Procurement-Construction SIG (http://www.pmi.org)
Thomas (Tom) Minnich, Director, Prime Capital Services Ltd. (http://www.prime-eng.com)
Joe Mastrocinque, P.E., Jacobs Engineering (http://www.jacobs.com)
Dan Calia, Product Manager, e-Builder.

About e-Builderâ„¢
e-Builder is a leading provider of capital project management and collaboration software. The company's flagship product, e-Builder Enterprise, provides owners of large capital development projects with visibility into key performance indicators across their entire portfolio to ensure timely, on-budget project completion. e-Builder combines cutting edge technology and industry knowledge to provide thousands of owners, architects, engineers, contractors and suppliers with solutions that enhance development and construction processes. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For more information, visit http://www.e-Builder.net

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