Four Companies Collaborate to Present Virtual Conference on Field Mobility in Construction

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AT&T Wireless, Motion Computing, Vela Systems and Reed Construction Data to sponsor four sessions featuring Skanska USA Building, Cianbro and William A. Berry & Son on themes such as green building, BIM, efficiency and safety.

Vela Systems, a developer of mobile field software for the AECO (Architecture-Engineering-Contractor-Owner) industry, today announced that along with AT&T Wireless, Motion Computing and Reed Construction Data it will present a four-part Webinar Series on Field Mobility in Construction. Attendees will learn how field software, tablet PCs and wireless connectivity are being used by AECO professionals to deliver significant benefits to the jobsite.

The first online session will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Three more sessions will follow on subsequent Wednesdays at the same time.

The four sessions are:

  •     Sept. 10: Field Mobility as a Key Productivity Tool for Contractors - Measuring Real Results

Frank Converasano, superintendent with Skanska USA Building, will explain how his team has used a new generation of tablet-PCs, field software and wireless mobility on construction at a North Carolina Cancer Hospital. The technology has allowed Skanska to replace paper documents, save significant time, reduce costs, and lower project risk.

  •     Sept. 17: Green Construction and the Paperless Jobsite

Brian Watson, senior project manager for Cianbro at the DestinyUSA project in Upstate New York, will explain how field mobility has enabled a paperless jobsite on what has become a national model for green construction practices.

  •     Sept. 24: BIM Beyond Design: Using Building Information Models for Costing, Construction and More

Arol Wolford, president of the Construction Market Data Group at Reed Construction Data, and Josh Kanner, co-founder and vice president of Vela Systems, will detail how construction organizations have tied field data to BIM to extend it beyond design to include estimating, materials tracking and cost management.

  •     Oct. 1: Field Mobility and Safety Tracking - Measuring and Managing Safety

Peter Campot, CEO of William A. Berry & Son, will discuss how his firm has used field software, tablet PCs and connectivity to drive consistent measurement, verification and reporting of their award-winning safety program.

"The AECO industry is in the midst of a technological revolution that is transforming work in the field," said Tim Curran, CEO of Vela Systems. "Through the cooperative efforts of AT&T, Motion Computing and Vela Systems, the leaders presenting in these virtual conferences have been able to speed project delivery, improve safety, save money and heighten quality."

To register for any of these events, please visit http://www.velasystems.com/redir/virtualconf1

About Vela Systems
Vela Systems is The Leader in Field Software for the AECO Industry™. Vela Systems software streamlines and accelerates all field processes in construction and capital projects. By replacing their field notebooks with Vela software and Tablet PCs, Vela's customers save 5-10 hours per week per user, accelerate project delivery by two days per month, capture the true Cost of Quality™ and reduce litigation risk through standardized documentation. Vela's suite of modules includes field reports, safety inspections, work lists, punch lists, schedule updates and many other critical field activities. Industry leading architects, engineers, contractors and owners agree that Vela Systems helps them Work Faster, Collaborate Easier, and Finish Sooner™. To see how Vela's customers are improving construction delivery from Las Vegas to Dubai, please visit http://www.velasystems.com or call 888.VELA.SYS.

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