2018 Innovation Demos

Discover the newest innovations in building design, construction and property management directly on the Show Floor.

Sponsored by:

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CAN18TBS-Derusha

South Building


Protected Membrane Roof System and Roof Terrace

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speaker: TBD

SOPREMA product lines include SOPRA XPS extruded polystyrene insulation panels and various waterproofing and drainage solutions that can be used to create protected membrane roof systems and terrace roofs among others. With its low water absorption, extruded polystyrene insulation can isolate roof and below-grade walls while effectively maintaining water resistance. COLPHENE H rubberized bitumen membranes and STPE COLPHENE LM BARR elastomeric bitumen membranes are simple, fast and efficient solutions that provide project-specific sealing properties.


Transforming Construction Productivity

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Speaker: Josh Progar | E.I.T., Customer Advocate, PlanGrid

PlanGrid is the No. 1 construction productivity software built for general contractors, subcontractors, owners and architects to all build and work off the most current set of data. With the latest mobile technology for viewing, editing and collaborating off plans and documents, PlanGrid has enabled construction teams all over the world to build on time and under budget. Josh Progar will present and demo PlanGrid with examples of how field and office workers can use PlanGrid for common tasks like sheet distribution and versioning, punchlists and tasks, field & daily reports, safety & quality, progress photos, RFIs and more.


Streamlining Property Management Operations and Resident Experiences

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speakers: 
Hugh Kolias, CEO, YUHU 
Campbell Courteau, Director of Sales, YUHU 

With technology advancing so quickly, it's often hard to decide how and what to implement. Join the YUHU team as they talk about the latest technological trends in the real estate industry, implementation tips, and a product quick demo of their advanced maintenance and resident experience modules.


North Building


Selecting the Proper Adhesive for Your Stone Projects

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speaker: Matthew Davis, Ontario Sales Manager, Derusha Supply

This session will address selecting the right adhesive for your stone projects. We will cover many key considerations that are often over-looked, such as the type of stone or compact material being bonded, structural or aesthetic purposes, indoor or outdoor use, drying time and the temperature during application. Take advantage of our tips, best practices and solutions to help you take on your next stone projects.


Build Your Business' Financial Success: QuickBooks Online & Construction App Partners

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Speakers: 
Melika Hope, Senior Product Manager, QuickBooks Online, Intuit Canada
Kevin Wallace, Business Development Leader, Plooto
Terrin Kalian, Customer Success Leader, Knowify

Your industry is radically changing. The on-demand economy is disrupting traditional business models, while client expectations are much higher when it comes to levels of professionalism and cost transparency. You can't let your business fall behind. Whether commercial construction, residential contracting, or service work, cloud technology will keep you ahead of this change to drive time savings, revenue growth, and cost efficiencies to guarantee your business' success. At this session, learn how leading cloud-based apps, QuickBooks, Knowify, and Plooto, work together to manage the end-to-end of your business seamlessly.


Build Bold with Royal's Innovative Sidings

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker: Peter Buskermolen, Ontario Sales Manager, Royal Building Products

Royal will introduce you to two of their newest and most innovative sidings that will make you stand out. Cedar Renditions Design Series was launched this past spring and features a modern looking 6" aluminum flat profile. It combines the durability of thicker gauge aluminum with the streamlined presence of contemporary wood, without the maintenance or flammability of wood.  Celect Cellular Composite siding is inspired by the gorgeous aesthetics of wood yet possesses none of wood’s far-from-perfect maintenance demands. Their patented interlocking joints eliminate gaps, buckling, wavy lines, caulked seams and energy loss. By attending this session, you will learn what makes their siding so unique and different, how easy it is to install, and what are the great benefits of them.

South Building


Protected Membrane Roof System and Roof Terrace

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speaker: TBD

SOPREMA product lines include SOPRA XPS extruded polystyrene insulation panels and various waterproofing and drainage solutions that can be used to create protected membrane roof systems and terrace roofs among others. With its low water absorption, extruded polystyrene insulation can isolate roof and below-grade walls while effectively maintaining water resistance. COLPHENE H rubberized bitumen membranes and STPE COLPHENE LM BARR elastomeric bitumen membranes are simple, fast and efficient solutions that provide project-specific sealing properties.


Transforming Construction Productivity

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Speaker: Josh Progar | E.I.T., Customer Advocate, PlanGrid

PlanGrid is the No. 1 construction productivity software built for general contractors, subcontractors, owners and architects to all build and work off the most current set of data. With the latest mobile technology for viewing, editing and collaborating off plans and documents, PlanGrid has enabled construction teams all over the world to build on time and under budget. Josh Progar will present and demo PlanGrid with examples of how field and office workers can use PlanGrid for common tasks like sheet distribution and versioning, punchlists and tasks, field & daily reports, safety & quality, progress photos, RFIs and more.


Streamlining Property Management Operations and Resident Experiences

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speakers: 
Hugh Kolias, CEO, YUHU 
Campbell
Courteau, Director of Sales, YUHU 

With technology advancing so quickly, it's often hard to decide how and what to implement. Join the YUHU team as they talk about the latest technological trends in the real estate industry, implementation tips, and a product quick demo of their advanced maintenance and resident experience modules.


North Building


Selecting the Proper Adhesive for Your Stone Projects

Time: 11:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Speaker: TBD


Build Your Business' Financial Success: QuickBooks Online & Construction App Partners

ime: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Speakers: 
Melika Hope, Senior Product Manager, QuickBooks Online, Intuit Canada
Kevin Wallace, Business Development Leader, Plooto
Terrin Kalian, Customer Success Leader, Knowify

Your industry is radically changing. The on-demand economy is disrupting traditional business models, while client expectations are much higher when it comes to levels of professionalism and cost transparency. You can't let your business fall behind. Whether commercial construction, residential contracting, or service work, cloud technology will keep you ahead of this change to drive time savings, revenue growth, and cost efficiencies to guarantee your business' success. At this session, learn how leading cloud-based apps, QuickBooks, Knowify, and Plooto, work together to manage the end-to-end of your business seamlessly.

 


Build Bold with Royal's Innovative Sidings

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker: Peter Buskermolen, Ontario Sales Manager, Royal Building Products

Royal will introduce you to two of their newest and most innovative sidings that will make you stand out. Cedar Renditions Design Series was launched this past spring and features a modern looking 6" aluminum flat profile. It combines the durability of thicker gauge aluminum with the streamlined presence of contemporary wood, without the maintenance or flammability of wood.  Celect Cellular Composite siding is inspired by the gorgeous aesthetics of wood yet possesses none of wood’s far-from-perfect maintenance demands. Their patented interlocking joints eliminate gaps, buckling, wavy lines, caulked seams and energy loss. By attending this session, you will learn what makes their siding so unique and different, how easy it is to install, and what are the great benefits of them.