Digital Construction Week fringe series starts this week

Digital Construction Week (DCW) is partnering with the Construction Innovation Hub and Centre for Digital Built Britain on a series of webinars, taking place each week this month. The sessions, which are part of the DCW Connect fringe series 2021 event, cover themes including digitalisation and behavioural change, sustainability, international BIM, digital twins and much more.

The free virtual event begins on Wednesday 5 May and is hosted by the DCW team.

Among the speakers are:

  • Sarah Hayes, change stream lead, National Digital Twin Programme;
  • Nicola Pearson, head of skills and knowledge exchange, Centre for Digital Built Britain;
  • Adam Matthews, head of international, Centre for Digital Built Britain;
  • Roger Grant, executive director, building information management, National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS);
  • Mike Turpin, technical advisor, Centre for Digital Built Britain; and
  • Alanna Gluck, policy and public affairs manager, Centre for Digital Built Britain.

Among the sessions on offer is Digitalisation & the Golden Thread (at 10.30am on Wednesday 12 May), in which David Philp, digital impact director for Construction Innovation Hub, and Henry Fenby-Taylor, head of information management for Centre for Digital Built Britain, will provide an introduction to the Construction Innovation Hub and its integrated projects of Golden Thread, Value Toolkit and Platform for Construction.

The event also features a schedule of exclusive virtual content from DCW’s exhibitors and supporters, including 4PS, Enscape, Kubla Software, Morta Technology, Procore and This is Change.

This is the full programme for DCW Connect fringe series 2021 (click on the links to register for the webinars).

Wednesday 5 May

10am: Digital PPE: the latest tech trend connecting teams and nurturing post-COVID H&S culture by Fit for Work

4pm: The human impact of transformation by This is Change

Thursday 6 May

3am: Careers in BIM series: Episode #1 by Women in BIM

5pm: Digitalise, Connect and Automate – Using data to drive project delivery by Morta Technology

Wednesday 12 May

10.30am: Digitalisation & the Golden Thread by Construction Innovation Hub

Thursday 13 May

10.30am: Visibility of performance: The building blocks for smarter construction by Procore

Wednesday 19 May

11am: Digitalisation & skills and capabilities by Construction Innovation Hub

Thursday 20 May

10am: Overcoming risks in construction by 4PS

Tuesday 25 May

2pm: Digitalisation on the international stage: UK & US collaborating to improve the built environment by Construction Innovation Hub

5pm: Communication and collaboration within BIM – Using the next generation of visualization technology by Enscape

Thursday 27 May

3pm: Estimating earthworks cut & fill with cascading TIN volume analysis by Kubla Software

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