Book now: New event to examine construction’s digital challenges
Construction Manager and BIM+ are organising a high-profile event to assess construction’s digital progress to date – and identify the next steps the industry needs to take.
The Digital Construction Summit, on 15 May 2019, will bring together clients, contractors, architects, consultants and suppliers, who will discuss their progress towards achieving the government’s BIM Level 2 mandate and ultimate goal of a digital built Britain.
Around 150 professionals from across the construction industry with responsibility for driving BIM and digital innovation in their organisations are expected to attend the event at the Pinsent Masons Auditorium in the City of London. Partners for the event are the Chartered Institute of Building and Pinsent Masons.
- Alex Lubbock, head of digital construction, Infrastructure & Projects Authority
- Roy Evans, digital and soft landings lead, Government Property Agency
- Jack Ostrofsky, head of design and technical, Peabody
- Ralph James, FM & technical services manager, MET Office
- Richard Draper, BIM and digital assets manager, University of Birmingham
- David Philp, global BIM/IM consultancy director, Aecom
- Neil Thompson, director – digital construction, Atkins
- Dr Jennifer Macdonald, senior BIM consultant, PCSG
- Alistair Kell, head of information technology and process, BDP
- Jaimie Johnston, head of global systems, Bryden Wood
- Scott Sanderson, partner – technical & BIM, PRP Architects
- Andrew Pryke, managing director, BAM Design
- James Daniel, head of digital engineering (infrastructure services), Skanska
- Garry Fannon, head of digital, Willmott Dixon
- Alex Small, BIM and digital platforms manager, Tata Steel
- Richard Saxon, associate director, Deploi BIM Strategies
- George Stevenson, founder and managing director, ActivePlan
- Anne-Marie Friel, partner and digital specialist, Pinsent Masons
The event will include several discussion sessions, with David Philp, global BIM/IM consultancy director at Aecom, chairing a panel from the CIOB digital technologies and asset management special interest group. The session will cover topics including BIM Level 2 progress, soft landings, data and asset management strategies, plus insights into robotics and automation.
How customers perceive BIM, its perceived benefits and barriers to uptake, will be examined in a debate chaired by Willmott Dixon head of digital Garry Fannon, involving several key built environment clients.
The digital implications of Dame Judith Hackitt’s golden thread will be discussed by a panel featuring Andrew Pryke, managing director of BAM Design, Jack Ostrofsky, head of design and technical at Peabody, George Stevenson, founder and managing director at data specialist ActivePlan, while Anne-Marie Friel, partner at Pinsent Masons, will explain the potential liabilities.
- Discussion: How digital technology can transform the built environment sector: progress to date, challenges and opportunities
- Perspectives on BIM Level 2 uptake and benefits from clients, contractors, consultants and architects
- How the Soft Landings process fits with BIM
- Robotics and automation: New machines for construction’s digital age
- Understanding the key standards: PAS 1192 and ISO 19650
- Discussion: What digital service offering do clients want from their constructors?
- The Digital Twin: Linking BIM to the Internet of Things
- Discussion: Digital records post Hackitt. The ‘golden thread’
- Unlocking construction’s digital future: a skills plan for the industry
- Product data: The foundations of a digital built Britain
- Platforms and DfMA: Digital, MMC and standardised components
The Digital Construction Summit takes place on 15 May 2019, from 830am to 5pm, at: Pinsent Masons Auditorium, 30 Crown Place, London EC2A 4ES.
To buy tickets for the Digital Construction Summit, please click here.
For further information about the event, please contact Eva Rugeley: firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7490 5595.