Andy Chong

Andy Chong

Integral Group

Andy Chong joined Integral Group in 2007 and has gained a mastery of the design, construction, and contractual challenges of large, complex projects. In 2014, Andy was responsible for the start-up of Integral Group’s Victoria Design Studio, and is now the Principal overseeing the mechanical team for projects on Vanco...

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 Brad McCannell

Brad McCannell

The Rick Hansen Foundation

Brad McCannell is the Vice President, Access and Inclusion at the Rick Hansen Foundation.

SESSION: Rick Hansen Foundation - An Inclusive Approach to Developing the Built Environment

 Branden Kotyk

Branden Kotyk

Branden Kotyk has been disrupting the construction industry’s status-quo for over 12 years to bring the efficiencies of leading-edge technology and innovative fabrication processes to key project stakeholders. Drawing on insights gained through positions in Canada, Australia, and the USA, Branden has a history of fa...

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 Chad Chang

Chad Chang

Converge Business Advisors

Chad uses technology, strong accounting practices and leadership to maximize company performance. Over the 20+ years, Chad has experiences spanning most mission critical parts of a business. From sales, to marketing, information technology, accounting, to leadership in project and operational management, he understands...

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 Chris Atchison

Chris Atchison

BC Construction Association

Chris has many years of expertise working collaboratively across the province, ensuring optimal program results for employers, employees, communities, industry and funders.Chris brings to BCCA a wealth of experience, including 9 years as Chief Operating Officer at ASPECT and more than 15 years as a workforce developmen...

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 Christian Cianfrone

Christian Cianfrone

ZEBx

Prior to joining ZEBx as its first Executive Director, Christian spent 13 years as a building energy consultant, working on hundreds of high performance projects, developing progressive energy policy, and researching and presenting emerging and innovative content across North America. Christian is also a founder and di...

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 David Graham

David Graham

d. graham ARCHITECTURE inc.

David Graham has been a registered Architect for 29 years. For most of his career he has been involved in contract document procurement. His project experience includes hospitals, universities, high schools, middle schools, colleges, government projects (federal, provincial, municipal), class AAA office buildings, reta...

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 Greg Gillespie

Greg Gillespie

Gillespie Land Management

Greg is a creative and passionate land use consultant with proven success in negotiating and project management at a senior level. He offers 13 years of extensive leadership and real estate experience delivering end-to-end land management expertise in acquisitions, permitting and municipal affairs across multiple geogr...

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 Helen Goodland

Helen Goodland

Brantwood Consulting

Project Delivery in the Digital Era -  Helen Goodland is the managing principal of Brantwood Consulting to which she brings over 30 years of experience working on transformative solutions for the real estate and construction industries in Canada and around the world. She is co-founder of Building Technology Innovati...

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 Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson

Southern Interior Construction Association

Jason Henderson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Interior Construction Association.

SESSION: Coastal Community Social Procurement Initiative: Making Public Investments on the Island Work!

 

 Jean-Francois Perrault

Jean-Francois Perrault

Scotiabank

Jean-François Perrault is the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Scotiabank. Jean-François joined Scotiabank in 2015 as Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. He leads a team of Economists to support Scotiabank’s domestic and international business lines and clients from retail to capital markets, pr...

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 Kimberley Amirault-Ryan

Kimberley Amirault-Ryan

Keynote Speaker

Performance Consultant to Olympians, the NHL, and the NBA.   Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan has worked in professional sport since 2001 becoming the first and only woman to be the Performance Consultant with the New York Rangers, New York Knicks, Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers. She has worked at five Olympic...

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 Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor Construction Advisory Services Ltd.

Mark has over 30 years of construction industry experience, having spent most of this time working with major construction companies in Canada and the UK, including PCL and Stuart Olson. Along the way he has fulfilled many roles including Vice-president, Permanent Modular Construction, Director of Operations and Senior...

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 Mary Van Buren

Mary Van Buren

Canadian Construction Association

Mary Van Buren, a bilingual marketing, strategy and digital expert, started as the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) president in 2017.Mary has worked in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors and has held executive roles at leading associations and not-for-profits, including the Canadian Medical Associa...

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 Matthew Cronmiller

Matthew Cronmiller

Island Health

Matt Cronmiller serves as Director Planning and Projects, Facilities Capital Development with Island Health. Matt has over 15 years of experience in leading diverse teams of technical professionals delivering complex healthcare and mission critical facilities capital projects in a fast paced, high volume environment m...

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 Maureen  Sullivan

Maureen Sullivan

NECI

Good Documents, Good Projects - Maureen is President of National Education Consulting Inc. (NECI), and specializes in helping organizations maximize the value they receive from procurement and contracting activities.  She is a lawyer by training, has obtained her Certified Training Practitioner designation through AT...

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 MJ Whitmarsh

MJ Whitmarsh

MJ Whitmarsh Consulting

M.J. Whitemarsh operates a family owned Consulting venture focused on strengthening SMEs and not for profit societies through improved business strategies, compliance with board governance, government and stakeholder relations strategies, improved branding and marketing concepts. Previously M.J. served as CEO of the Ca...

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 Oliver Lang

Oliver Lang

Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture

Oliver Lang is a principal at LWPAC Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture

SESSION: High Efficiency Buildings

 Randy Noble

Randy Noble

Houle Electric

Randy started with Houle in 1983, working in the Warehouse/Purchasing Department in Victoria. In 1999, he was promoted to the role of Project Manager/Estimator, later being promoted again to the role of Division Manager for Victoria’s Construction team. As Division Manager, Randy is responsible for the overall functi...

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 Rory Kulmala

Rory Kulmala

Vancouver Island Construction Association

Rory Kulmala, MBA, AScT, PMP, CD, is the CEO of the Vancouver Island Construction Association, one of the oldest not-for-profit construction associations in Canada.A born and raised Northern Ontarioan, Rory moved to Victoria in 1993 having completed a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology. Since settling down on th...

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 Sonia Sahota

Sonia Sahota

Civic Legal LLP

Sonia Sahota is a founding partner of Civic Legal LLP, and practises in the areas of procurement, construction and land development, with a particular focus on tendering law, procurement fairness and construction contracting.  Sonia routinely provides advise on structuring and administering public tenders and competit...

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 Terry Bergen

Terry Bergen

Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.

Terry leads RJC's Building Science & Restoration practice on Vancouver Island.  He has over two decades of experience designing new and retrofit building enclosures for buildings across Canada, with particular focus on projects in coastal, interior, and northern regions of British Columbia. Terry is passionate abo...

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 Vincent Plourd

Vincent Plourd

Chandos Construction

Vincent possesses over 10 years’ experience within the Building Information Modelling (BIM) field and passionately provides support to project teams as Chandos Construction’s BIM Manager. Since joining Chandos in 2016, Vincent has co-led the national BIM Team and has been instrumental in implementing the BIM proces...

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