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Architects Roundtable: Technology Trends in the AEC Industry – Past, Present, Future

Wednesday, May 08, 2024

Join us for an insightful roundtable discussion that explores the intersection of technology in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry.

In this discussion, architect Bryan Schroeder, AIA from Vickers Design Group will interview structural engineer Matt Sweeney from PES Structural Engineers, mechanical engineer Nima Azad from AHA Consulting Engineers, and construction manager Tim Watson from Choate Construction to learn about their unique perspectives.

During a hot breakfast, the panelists will discuss the evolution of each discipline and their visions for the future of their companies and professions. Don’t miss out on this timely conversation. Secure your spot today!

Learning objectives

  • Gain an understanding of the role of technology in the A.E.C. (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction) industry.
  • Explore how technology has influenced and shaped the evolution of different industry disciplines, including architecture, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, and general contracting.
  • Identify current trends and advancements in technology that are impacting the A.E.C. Industry.
  • Discuss the potential future directions and opportunities for innovation within each discipline.
  • Gain insights into how professionals in the A.E.C. Industry are adapting to technological changes and leveraging them to enhance their practices and professions.
  • Foster discussion and collaboration among professionals from different disciplines to share perspectives, experiences, and ideas regarding the intersection of technology and the A.E.C. Industry.


AIA Atlanta provides up to two (2) hours of validated parking upon check-in. The garage is attached to the building.

Directions: Traveling south on Courtland Street, cross Auburn Avenue, and then make a right onto Lynch’s Alley. If you get to Edgewood Avenue, you’ve gone too far. Drive up the alley past the United Way building, then turn into the parking garage.

  • Date and Time: Wednesday, May 08, 2024
    8:00 am - 9:30 am
  • Location: Loudermilk Conference Center
    40 Courtland St NE
    Atlanta, 30303
  • Credits: 1 LU
  • Provider: AIA Atlanta
  • Speakers

  • Bryan Schroeder, AIA

    Vickers Design Group
    Associate Principal – Technical Director


  • Nima Azad

    AHA Consulting Engineers
    Senior Associate l BIM/VDC Director


  • Matt Sweeney, PE, SE

    PES Structural Engineers
    Digital Design Manager


  • Tim Watson

    Choate Construction Company
    Sr. Virtual Construction Manager