SDS2 SUMMIT

ATTENDEE agenda

From knowledge-packed breakout sessions to networking opportunities and fun events, see what's in store for you at SDS2 Summit September 25-26 in Louisville, KY. Details subject to change.

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Day 1 Day 2

 

PRE-EVENT \ TUESDAY, September 24

2:00 - 6:00 PM \ Early registration open \ Registration Desk

day 1 \ wednesday, September 25

8:00 - 8:50 am
Salon f-G

Welcome & opening remarks

Michelle McCarthy - Regional Manager Americas, ALLPLAN

9:00 - 9:50 am
Salon F-G

Legal Best Practices for Steel Professionals: Tips and strategies to mitigate risks and avoid common legal pitfalls in the steel industry

Angela Richie - Partner, GSRM

breakout sessions \ 10:00 - 10:50 am


Salon f-g

Key Tips and tricks for Beginners

Kurt Apted - M&G Steel Ltd

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Salon a-d

Make Your Model Stand Out with SDS2 and Rhino 3D

Matt Pilch - Steelweb, Inc.

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Show

Maintaining and Administering Your Local Area Network to Get the Most Out of SDS2

Cameron Hill - Cloud Synergistics

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breakout sessions \ 11:00 - 11:50 Am


Salon f-g

The Geometric Challenges of the Gun Lake Casino Project

Bill Pitlyak - Universal Detailing

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Salon a-d

SDS2 Masterclass: Expert Tips and Tricks for Advanced Users

James Schwartz - Senior Technical Consultant, ALLPLAN

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lunch \ 12:00 - 1:00 pm \ exhibit hall


breakout sessions \ 1:00 - 1:50 pm


Salon f-g

Ditching 2D: Establishing a Model Review Workflow

Erin Way - Delta Structural Steel Service Group

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Salon a-d

Submittals And Transmittals: Tips for Today and Ideas for Tomorrow

Doug Dutkiewicz - Universal Detailing

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Show

Have Your Tube and Bolt it Too: Efficient Connections with Shuriken

Ted Goldstein - Atlas Tube

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breakout sessions \ 2:00 - 2:50 pm


Salon f-g

The other 85%: Tapping into Bluebeam's Full potential

Troy DeGroot - UChapter2

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Salon A-D

Practical Tips for establishing Detailing Standards

James Bennett - Bennett Services

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Show

Fireproof Your Fabrication Drawings with the FIRETEX Design Estimator (FDE) Plugin

Vadivelu Balasankar - Sherwin-Williams

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networking break \ 3:00 - 3:30 pm \ exhibit hall

breakout sessions \ 3:30 - 4:20 pm


Salon f-g

Massive Model Coordination: Detailing Ford's New Battery Plant

Mold-Tek

Salon A-D

Social Media for Beginners: Grow Your Business and Get More Clients

Riley Bennett - Bennett Services

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Show

Performance Boost: Tips for Speeding Up Your Machine

Monica Rennick - Technical Manager, ALLPLAN

Live Forum \ 4:30 - 6:00 pm \ Salon f-g

 

Welcome Reception \ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm \ exhibit hall

 

 

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day 2 \ thursday, September 26

 

Networking Break \ 8:30 - 9:00 AM \ exhibit hall


9:00 - 9:50 am
Salon f-G

SDS2 2025 Sneak Peek

ALLPLAN Product Managers
David Zabka - Detailing/Fabricating
Caitlin Metcalfe - Engineering

breakout sessions \ 10:00 - 10:50 am


Salon f-G

Forgotten Tools of SDS2 

Josh Hawley - Solutions Consultant, ALLPLAN
Nathan Bloch - Account Manager, ALLPLAN

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Salon A-D

Using Monday.com to Manage Projects from Customer Acquisition to Final Payment

Jason Bondioli - United Structural, LLC

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Show

Exploring AI in the Steel Industry: Current Trends and Future Outlook

Matt Culver - Senior Software Developer, ALLPLAN

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breakout sessions \ 11:00 - 11:50 am


Salon F-G

The Latest from AISC

Luke Faulkner - AISC

Salon a-d

How to Scale up Your Workflows for Bigger Projects

Andrew Thomason - DGS Technical Services

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Show

Breaking Through the Ceiling: How M&N Structures Found New Growth with an Entrepreneurial Operating System

Jonathan Henriksen - M&N Structures

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lunch \ 12:00 - 1:00 pm \ exhibit hall


breakout sessions \ 1:00 - 1:50 pm


Salon f-G

Optimizing Connections and Stair Engineering with RISA, Ideastatica, Bluebeam, and SDS2

James Warner - Connected Structural Group

Salon A-D

Laser Scanning for Detailers Who Hate Point Clouds

Jon Ball - SiteScan 3D
Michael Tinker - Tinker Detailing

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Bimplus for Steel Construction: Elevate Your Model Review Workflows

Josh Hawley - Solutions Consultant, ALLPLAN

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breakout sessions \ 2:00 - 2:50 pm


Salon F-G

Advanced Revision Management for Your MRP Solutions

James Schwartz - Senior Technical Consultant, ALLPLAN

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Salon A-D

The Latest from the SDS2 Toolbox: Bimplus, Model Corrections and More

Brandon Lindau - Product Owner, ALLPLAN

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Show

Overcoming Talent Shortages: Holistic Solutions for the Construction Industry

Justin Lind - DGS Technical Services

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networking break \ 3:00 - 3:30 pm \ exhibit hall


breakout sessions \ 3:30 - 4:20 pm


Salon f-g

Best Practices for Converting Up Your SDS2 Projects

Monica Rennick - Technical Manager, ALLPLAN

Salon A-D

Reference Drawing Tips to Streamline Your Projects From Start to Finish

Erin Way - Delta Structural Services

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business meeting \ 4:30 - 5:30 pm \ Salon A-D


customer appreciation banquet \ 6:00 - 10:00 pm \ Frazier History Museum*

*829 W Main St, Louisville, KY. Shuttle service begins at 5:30 PM

 


 

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