Intergraph Canada Users Conference 2016 (ICAN) Hits Calgary

The Intergraph Canada Users Conference 2016 (ICAN) takes place November 2, 2016 at The Metropolitan Conference Centre in Calgary.Intergraph Canada Users Conference 2016

Highlights include keynote speakers from Intergraph PP&M; networking opportunities; breakout sessions led by professionals in your industry, and an exciting Tech Expo you don’t want to miss!

Intergraph Canada Users Conference 2016 Agenda Tracks

The agenda for this one-day Conference includes five tracks:

  1. 3D & Visualization
  2. Engineering & Schematics
  3. Information Management
  4. Procurement, Fabrication & Construction
  5. EcoSys Project Conrtols

Patrick Reilly to Present on Vista’s EcoSys Implementation

ICAN 2016 features expert speakers from a variety of sectors:

  • EPC’s
  • Owner Operators
  • Fabricators
  • Construction companies
  • Project Controls

Vista’s Patrick Reilly continues his presentation tour and will present at ICAN 2016. His presentation focuses on Vista’s customized implementation of EcoSys project controls. Here’s his presentation abstract…

EcoSys for Oil Sands Capital Projects

In Western Canada’s oil sands industry, the project controls discipline has traditionally used Excel spreadsheets as its main tool. This approach requires analysts to gather, manipulate and report on complex data manually.

Vista Projects decided to put a stop to Excel-based Project Controls in 2013
Vista Projects decided to put an end to an Excel-based approach to project controls in 2013 and opted for a customized implementation of EcoSys. Three years later, results are impressive.

In 2013, Calgary-based engineering firm Vista Projects decided to implement commercial project controls software. Recognizing the potential long-term benefits, Vista knew the solution needed to be flexible enough to meet each client’s unique preferences and specifications, yet still able to provide rigor, standardization and auditability to core project components.

Vista selected EcoSys due to three main benefits: it significantly reduces the risk of errors, gives project controls specialists more time for analysis, and provides more accurate and timely data.

Four years later, Vista has used EcoSys to execute over 300 oil sands facility projects with a combined total installed cost (TIC) of over three billion dollars.

In his presentation, Managing Partner Patrick Reilly will discuss Vista’s EcoSys implementation, how Vista uses EcoSys for project controls and how it fits in with the company’s broader vision of a digital approach to project execution.

To learn more about the Intergraph Canada Users Conference 2016, click here.

For a map location of the Conference venue in Calgary, AB click here.


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