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Monday, November 9 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
UAV and GIS Support for Project Management

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Steven Santovasi, GISP

Burns & McDonnell has introduced Drone Technology to help streamline multiple workflows and reduce costs for monitoring and data gathering. The introduction of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) is a cost effective method to effectively create project base mapping, monitor construction status, safety, compliance, equipment and labor, schedule and ultimately: cost. The incorporation of this information into cost management and project controls workflows affords the ability to more accurately document status and progress as well as predict and project schedule, procurement and invoicing. This new technology in conjunction with mobile field data collection, high accuracy ground control, and a GIS project dashboard create a full transparent view of a project at any given point. From the planning stages, to permitting, construction, as-built, and operations and maintenance; UAV’s and GIS support are playing an ever increasing role in large scale projects and how cost engineering is impacted.

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Steven Santovasi

Burns & McDonnell


Monday November 9, 2015 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Champlain B

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