2004 agenda

Conference Theme - Successful Implementation of a CADD System

 

As an additional training opportunity, one of our Business Partners is offering some training sessions before and after the conference. See the PDF file for additional details and to sign up. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and is at a substantially lower price than a normal training session.

 

topics

Topics covered at the National Collegiate CADD Conference this year included:

  • System Security
  • Developing Systems in Times of Constrained Budgets
  • Systems Integrations - CAD/D, GIS, CAFM, Document Management
  • Document Management
  • Space Management with AutoCAD
  • GIS Site Data to Site Survey to Site Design
  • Construction to GIS Integration
  • Systems Integration at UC San Diego
  • GIS Step-by-Step, Part 2 from Texas Tech (NCCC 2003 updated)
  • Space Management on a Shoestring Budget

Check back often as more topics are finalized and added!

Saturday, July 31, 2004 - Monday, August 2, 2004
Optional pre-conference activities Come early and enjoy West Texas with your family with conference rates at the Civic Center Holiday Inn! Unscheduled activities may include visiting Lubbock Lake Landmark, the Ranching Heritage Museum (Note 1), the Texas Tech Museum, the Rawls Golf Course (Note 4), the Buddy Holly Center (Note 3) in the Depot District, the Cactus Theater, Coyote Run Ranch (Note 2), the Science Spectrum, and OmniMax Theater. You will find much more of interest in the brochures to be handed out with your registration packets.
Tuesday, August 3, 2004 - Optional Pre-Conference Activities
8:00a Scheduled horseback riding & BBQ lunch. Sign up with Jackie Dunkel at 806-742-1310.
9:00a, 11:00a, 1:00p
Scheduled golf tournament. Sign up with Jack North at 806-742-4653.
Tuesday, August 3, 2004
9:00a - 5:00p Autodesk Map 3D 2005 training through The CAD Store.
noon - 6:00p Registration at the Civic Center Holiday Inn.
3:00p - 6:00p Vendor set-up at the United Spirit Arena.
6:30p - 7:00p Cocktails at the Buddy Holly Center (Note 3).
7:0p - 9:15p Reception and dinner at the Buddy Holly Center (Note 3).
9:15p - 10:30p Buses run from the Depot District to Civic Center Holiday Inn.
Wednesday, August 4, 2004
7:30a - 8:00a Buffet breakfast at the United Spirit Arena.
8:00a - 9:00a Introduction and welcome - Dr. Jon Whitmore, TTU President
9:15a - 9:45a Group photo
9:45a - 10:00a Break
10:00a - 10:55a

Concurrent sessions
1. James E. Niles - Space Management on a Shoestring Budget
2. Steve Means & Fred Moser - Bringing Survey-Grade Data into GIS, Part 1
3. Roger Anderson - Systems Integration at UC San Diego (FalicitiesLink)

11:05a - noon

Concurrent sessions
1. Karsten Reinhardt - Getting Started, Learning from the Indiana University Experience
2. Steve Means & Fred Moser - Bringing Survey-Grade Data into GIS, Part 2
3. Scott Shader - Cost Saving Benefits at MU through Implementing a Space Management System via the World Wide Web

noon - 1:00p Lunch - address by Dr. Michael Shonrock, VP for Student Affairs
1:00p - 1:55p Concurrent sessions
1. Art Glick - GIS Step by Step, Part 2a (NCCC 2003 updated)
2. Glenn Seehausen - Document Management in the Facilities Management Industry
3. Steve Means - New Tools for AutoCAD 2005
1:55p - 3:15p Vendor & Networking Break
3:15p - 5:00p Concurrent campus tours
1. United Spirit Arena
2. Jones Stadium
3. Central Heating & Cooling Plant
4. General Campus
5:00p - 6:30p Return to the United Spirit Arena and travel back to Civic Center Holiday Inn.
6:30p - 9:30p Leave from Civic Center Holiday Inn for heavy hors d'oeuvres and wine-tasting event at Cap*Rock Winery.
Thursday, August 5, 2004
7:30a - 8:00a Buffet breakfast at the United Spirit Arena
8:15a - 10:15a Ask the CADD Manager
10:15a - 11:00a Vendor & Networking Break
11:05a - noon Concurrent sessions
1. Steve Means - Autodesk Revit
2. Paul Sherwood - Integration of Master Plans through GIS: Ohio State University Progress Update
noon - 1:00p Lunch
1:00p - 1:55p

Concurrent sessions
1. Scott Shader - Changing the Strategy of Thought and Perception Regarding the Acquisiton of Facility Management Funding
2. Kurt Louden - GIS Applications for Help in Facilities Management
3. Rich Tribolet - Revit - Is Modeling in Your Future?

2:05p - 3:00p Concurrent sessions
1. Roundtable Discussion - Technology, Impact and Changing Process of Data/System Integrations in Higher Education and Cost Saving Opportunities Identified as a Result of Technology Enhancements - Chair, Scott Shader. Panel Max Hinojosa, Roger Anderson, Product Representatives
2. Lisa Dorsey Darnold - Paper to CAD Conversion Services & Charles Bowler - Redrawing as an Archival/Drawing Background Tool
3. Art Glick, Rick Hall, Casey Roberts - GIS Step by Step, Part 2b - TTU GIS Today & Beyond
3:00p - 4:00p Vendor & Networking Break
5:30p - 10:00p Western-theme dinner at the Ranching Heritage Center (Note 1).
Friday, August 6, 2004
7:30a - 8:45a Country breakfast at the United Spirit Arena.
8:45a - 9:15a NCCC Board presentation, CAD gallery awards, T-shirt exchange
9:15a - 10:05a

Concurrent sessions
1. Roundtable Discussion - Getting Started - Chair, Karsten Reinhardt
2. Sam Segran, Brandie Anderson, J Stalcup - The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Delivering Critical SErvices via a Tough Online Environment, Part 1
3. Kristina Seyer-Smith, Dobie Howard, Swati Prabhu - Deep in iSpace: Stanford's Space Management Tool for Space Coordinators

10:05a - 10:15a Break
10:15a - 11:15a

Concurrent sessions
1. Glenn Seehausen - Linking AutoCAD Drawings to Room Data
2. Sam Segran, Brandie Anderson, J Stalcup - The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Delivering Critical Services via a Tough Online Environment, Part 2

11:15a - 11:30a Break
11:30a - 1:00p Lunch, conference feedback, scholarship announcement, vendor prize drawings announcements, conference wind-up
Saturday, August 7, 2004 - Sunday, August 8, 2004 - Optional Post-Conference Activities
9:00a - 5:00p Autodesk Map 3D 2005 training through The CAD Store.
Optional post-conference activities - On your own. Trip to Palo Duro Canyon, south of Amarillo, to see the “Texas” performance at the beautiful Palo Duro Canyon outdoor amphitheater, a performance well-worth seeing. Stick around and enjoy the sights and sounds of Lubbock. Conference rates will be extended at the hotel. “Slow down and relax. This is Lubbock.”

 


 

Buddy Holly Center - The Buddy Holly Center Fine Arts Gallery and Texas Musicians Hall of Fame, which usually close for the evening at 6:00p, will be open until 10:00p for attendees and their guests to view exhibits "Feelin' Groovy: Rock 'n' Roll Graphics, 1966 - 1970" and "TEXPO: A Texas Music Poster Exposition." NCCC entertainment at the Buddy Holly Center will be the Amistad mariachis, who will serenade attendees and their guests while they are dining, and the Baillet Folklorico dancers. There will be a cash bar.

Coyote Run Ranch – more than 20 acres of wide open fun – is located at 3002 E. FM 41 off of the Tahoka Highway. Darryl and Bethanne Mann also run a summer camp for local youngsters and provide a wide range of horse activities – parties, horse training, rider instruction, and boarding. Their stables house a variety of horse breeds, sizes, and temperaments. They also offer a petting zoo, pony rides, hay rides, and trail rides. Bethanne was previously the manager of Kershner Four Bar K Ranch.

Ranching Heritage Center - Entertainment will be Blue Prairie, John Levacy and the Ranch Host Dancers, and the Llano Estacado Drifters (John Levacy and Wayne Thompson). There will be a cash bar. If attendees are guests would like to arrive before the scheduled eating time, they may take a quick tour of the historical exhibits on the grounds. It usually takes a whole afternoon to see all of the historical structures that have been restored at the Ranching Heritage Center. There will be several exhibits going on during NCCC 2004 ...

  • "6666" in the Christine DeVitt Gallery.
  • "Quanah Parker - Comanche Rancher: The Burk Burnett Collection" in the Gallery of the West.
  • "M.B. Loyd Internal Firearms Collection" in the Christine DeVitt Gallery.
  • "Playas ... Gems of the Plains" in the DeVitt-Mallet Main Gallery.
  • "Irons from the Fire" in the Pioneer Room Gallery.

Rawls Golf Course - The Rawls Golf Course was built with the help of an $8.6 million gift from Texas Tech graduate, Jerry S. Rawls. The USGA Course Rating is 73.2, and the USGA Slope Rating is 126. It boasts a 53-acre driving range, the largest turf driving range in the world. The California style bent greens are new to the Southwest, and the Tif Sport Bermuda fairways are the newest hybrid bermuda available. Jerry's Restaurant, featuring some of the best food in Lubbock (cheeseburgers, quesadillas, and salads), is having a $4 special on a burger, fries, & drink. The conference price of $25 for green fees, cart, and a bucket of range balls is available for both weekends before and after, as well as during the conference.