Ziggurat Systems' CEO, Yariv Kafri to Speak on Building Productivity: 'Cutting Edge Strategies to Increase the Bottom Line' at a BTEA Conference on Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Mar 07, 2011, 15:10 ET from Ziggurat Systems

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yariv Kafri, Chief Executive Officer for Ziggurat Systems will serve as an event speaker at Building Productivity: Cutting Edge Strategies to Increase the Bottom Line, a Building Trades Employers' Association (BTEA) conference on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 7 World Trade Center, New York, NY.

The conference, hosted by BTEA in partnership with The Greater New York Construction User Council, will offer insight on how to use the latest construction technology to improve project productivity, efficiency, performance and profitability.  A panel of experts will discuss efficiency innovations and productivity strategies such as BIM (Building Information Modeling), Virtual Coordination and state-of-the-art in field productivity such as unitization and off-site fabrication, and how do these trends drive demand for and shape the direction of the IT tools and services offered in AEC?

Event speakers include:

  • Yariv Kafri, Chief Executive Officer, Ziggurat Systems
  • James Barrett, National Director, Turner Corporation
  • Steven J. Collins, Vice President, Island International
  • Josh Kanner, Co-founder and Vice President, Vela Systems
  • C. Scott Wood, Director, Tishman Construction Corporation

The moderator of the event will be Jerry Laiserin, architect and industry analyst.  The conference is the second event of a six-part series exploring critical topics in the New York Construction Industry. The next installment is entitled Lower Manhattan: The New Center and will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 from 8:00 am10:30 am.

About Ziggurat Systems

Ziggurat Systems provides a comprehensive virtual clash detection, coordination and space management service for the Architectural Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. The company offers 3D modeling of any design file with systems overlay and on-demand section analysis. The Ziggurat team uses B4UB™ (Before You Build) technology, a sophisticated and easy-to-use proprietary 3D technology to deliver their service aimed at reducing the inefficiencies and risk inherent in development and construction projects. For more information about Ziggurat products or services, please visit: www.zigguratsystems.com

SOURCE Ziggurat Systems