BUILDER Summit is a biannual event, hosted in the winter by DIGON Systems and in the summer/fall by the US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research & Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (ERDC-CERL).
Registration for BUILDER Summit February 2020 is now closed.
We welcome drop-ins if you would still like to attend. Check back later this year for the Fall 2020 Summit!
KURT SORENSENKurt comes from California Polytechnic State University’s Engineering department in San Luis Obispo, CA and is the founder of DIGON Systems. With a background in both facility management and web-based software services, he has secured a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to the sustainment management suite developed by the Army Corps of Engineers. This agreement is a distribution, training and support partnership for the BUILDER, ROOFER and RAILER asset management tools.
Matthew Walters, PMPMr. Walters is a research general engineer at the US Army's Engineer Research and Development Center - Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. His work has focused on infrastructure asset management for building facilities and Utility networks through improved business processes for inspecting and assessing facilities, determining performance metrics, and optimizing maintenance, repair, and recapitalization lifecycle investments. He leads the development of the Utilities portion of an Army decision support tool known as the Sustainment Management System (SMS), used by the Department of Defense and other Federal agencies to assess over 1 billion square feet of facilities and other infrastructure, measure key performance indicators, and determine sustainment, restoration, and modernization investments to keep assets in adequate working condition. He chairs the DoD SMS CSP BUILDER Working Committee and has co-authored five technical reports in the asset management subject area.
About DIGON Systems
DIGON Systems is a distribution, training, support and consulting partner for the BUILDER, ROOFER and RAILER asset management tools. The firm maintains a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Engineering and Research Laboratory (ERDC-CERL) for those products.
The company has built a deep expertise in both large-portfolio facility management needs and web-based software services. DIGON Systems focuses 100% on the Sustainment Management System (SMS) suite of products offered by the Army Corps of Engineers.
DIGON Systems is a small business with broad exposure to large BUILDER implementations. While maintaining the largest non-federal BUILDER user, the firm also provides SME support to the Defense Health Agency (DHA), Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC), Marine Reserves and many A&E firms.