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Key industry figures to plot construction’s digital road map

2 April 2019 | By BIM+ staff

BIM+ is 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. 

Speakers will include:

Alex Lubbock, head of digital construction, Infrastructure & Projects Authority
Roy Evans
, digital and soft landings lead, Government Property Agency
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
Mark Norton, head of BIM, ISG
James Daniel, head of digital engineering (infrastructure services), Skanska
Garry Fannon, head of digital, Willmott Dixon Construction
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

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.

Topics covered at the Digital Construction Summit will include:

  • Perspectives on BIM uptake and benefits from clients, contractors, consultants, architects
  • How widely is BIM Level 2 being delivered on projects?
  • Understanding the key standards: PAS 1192 and ISO 19650
  • Digital records post Hackitt: The ‘golden thread’
  • The Digital Twin: whole-life BIM plus Smart
  • Transforming infrastructure: The role of BIM and smart sensors
  • Product data: BIM, DfMA and standard platforms
  • New business models and strategies for construction’s digital age

To buy tickets for the Digital Construction Summit, please click here