3-4 December, 10 AM - 4 PM CET (Central European Time)
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TIME (CET) Agenda
10:00-10:10 hrs Welcome to the Conference Geospatial Media & Communications
10:10-10:25 hrs Keynote Address
Gong Ke
Prof. Dr. Gong Ke, President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO)
GEOBIM for resilient infrastructure
10:25-11:25 hrs Plenary 1 – Navigating AEC Industry with digital technologies in Post-COVID era
Ananya Narain
Moderator: Ananya Narain, Deputy Director - AEC and Market & Economy, Geospatial Media & Communications
Anne Kemp
Anne Kemp
Fellow and Technical Director for Digital Engineering and BIM Strategy and Development, Atkins, UK
Menno De Jonge
Menno De Jonge, Director Digital Construction, Royal BAM Group, Netherlands
Building the present, creating the future: Changing the way we create our built environment
Ronan Collins, Head of Project Information Management, Gamuda Berhad, Malaysia
How handphones & drones can enable remote working for construction sites
11:25-11:30 hrs Break
11:30-12:30 hrs Plenary Session – GEOBIM for Infrastructure Lifecycle Management
Ignasi Perez Arnal
Moderator: Ignasi Perez Arnal
CEO, BIM Academy, Spain
Paulus Eckhardt
Paulus Eckhardt, Director Infra Projects, Ballast Nedam, The Netherlands
BIM and 3D-GIS: A powerful combination in a tender?
Karl Redmond
Karl Redmond, Strategic Estates Lead, NHS Estates Delivery Unit, UK
BIM for Smart Asset Management
Marzia Bolpagni, Senior BIM Advisor, Mace Group, UK
Effective Information requirements for lifecycle management
Marc Goldman
Director – Architecture, Engineering & Construction Industry Solutions, Esri, US
Bridging the gap between the digital and physical world
12:30-13:00 hrs Networking and Lunch break
13:00-14:00 hrs Innovating the Built Environment with Digital Twins
Deepali Roy
Moderator: Deepali Roy, Senior Manager, Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Geospatial Media and Communications
Lieven Raes
Lieven Raes, Head - Digital Urban European Twins (DUET), Belgium
DUET: Digital Disruption of Urban Decision Making
Roland van der Heijden
Roland Van der Heijden, Program Manager - Digital City Rotterdam, City of Rotterdam
What is the Rotterdam Digital Twin? How do we want to use it?
Christopher-Robin Raitviir, Dept of Digital Construction, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia
BIM-based building permit process and national 3D digital twin
13:00-14:00 hrs Workshop: GIS and BIM Integration Organized by
Marc Goldman
Director of AEC Industry Solutions, Esri
Rafael Lucero
Senior Consultant – AEC, Esri
Jeremiah Johnson
Imagery Solutions Architect, Esri
Micah Callough
Technology Director for AEC, Esri
14:00-15:00 hrs Workshop: Data standards interoperability and integration: Shaping the future of digital built environments Programme Partner Geo and BIM integration for Urban Practitioners: Why standards matter
Moderator: Bart De Lathouwer
President, OGC, Belgium
Andrew Hughes
British Geological Survey, United Kingdom
Mickael Beaufils
Data Architect, BRGM (French Geological Survey), France
Hans-Christoph Gruler
Hans-Christoph Gruler,
Senior App Engineer Local Solutions, Leica Geosystems, Switzerland
Practical implication the geographically-anchored pose linking together BIM, Geo, AV and VR
Moderator: Christine Perez
Spime Wrangler, PEREY Research and Consulting, Switzerland
Mikel Salazar
, CEO and Cofounder, Augmented Interaction, Spain
Trevor F. Smith
Principal, Transmutable, US
Marco Tillman
Product Manager, Here Technologies, Germany
14:00-15:00 hrs Automation, Mechanisation & Off-Site Construction: DfMA
Kasirajan Mahalingam
Moderator: Kasirajan Mahalingam, Industry Manager - AEC, Geospatial Media and Communications
Nick Milestone
Nick Milestone, Director and Chairman, Timber Research and Development Association, UK
Transforming Construction with Dfma (Design for Manufacture and Assembly)
Jaimie Johnston
Jaimie Johnston, Head of Global Systems, Bryden Wood, UK
Manufacturing is the future of construction
Paul Williamson
Paul Williamson, Consultant - Dfma, UK
Transforming Construction with Dfma
15:05-15:40 hrs GEOBIM 2020 Awards
TIME (CET) Agenda
10:00-10:10 hrs Welcome to Day 2
10:10-10:25 hrs Keynote Address
Richard Petrie
Richard Petrie, CEO, BuildingSmart International
Evolving role of standards in Construction 4.0
10:25-11:25 hrs ConTech & Data-Driven Productivity for Construction
Kasirajan Mahalingam
Moderator: Kasirajan Mahalingam, Industry Manager - AEC, Geospatial Media and Communications
Paul Surin, Global Lead BIM & Built Environment, IBM, UK
Data insights, connectivity, interoperability and data-driven productivity for construction industry and built environment
Ana Carrera Bueno
Ana Carrera Bueno
BIM Manager, Sacyr Construction
Miguel Chica Ramos
Miguel Chica Ramos
BIM Manager, Sacyr Construction
Kourosh Langari, Senior Project Engineer, California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS), US
21st Century Infrastructure Project Execution Redefining Phases Utilizing Esri
11:25-11:30 hrs Break
11:30-12:30 hrs Workshop: Build Back Better Cities with GEOBIM Technologies Organised by The WGIC on AEC and Smart Cities
Remco Takken
Remco Takken, Associate Director, Partnerships & Industry Engagement, WGIC
The work of WGIC on AEC and Smart Cities
Dr. Marlene Kanga
Dr. Marlene Kanga
Former President, World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO)
Chee Hai Teo, UN Secretariat, Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)
Resilient cities and the relevance of geospatial technologies
Ananya Narain
Ananya Narain, Deputy Director - AEC and Market & Economy, Geospatial Media & Communications
Integrated GEOBIM for resilient infrastructure (with a focus on cities)
Data-driven building processes/ Connecting GeoBIM data
Benoit Fredericque
Benoit Fredericque
Director of Product Management - Reality Modeling - Bentley Systems, France
Frank Weiss
Frank Weiss
Senior Director new products, BIM & innovation for Oracle Construction and Engineering
11:30-12:30 hrs Unlocking Opportunities with Reality Capture
Carla Lautner
Moderator: Carla Lautner
Editorial Analyst, AEC NEXT, US
Jarmo Suomisto
Jarmo Suomisto, Project Manager, HELSINKI 3D+, City of Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki Reality Model and Use Cases
Sören Nielsen
Sören Nielsen, Head of CAD & Design , Kemp & Lauritzen, Denmark
3D Scanning for Building Registration and Quality Assurance
Paulus Eckhardt
Paulus Eckhardt
Director Infra Projects, Ballast Nedam, Netherlands
Dante van Wettum
Dante van Wettum, BAM Infra, Netherlands
BIM base Infra
12:30-13:00 hrs Networking and Lunch break
13:00-14:00 hrs Integrated GEOBIM Workflow for Surface Transport Infrastructure Development
Titas Roy
Moderator: Titas Roy, Senior Research Analyst, Geospatial Media and Communication
Thomas Groeninger
Thomas Groeninger, Digitalization Lead, STRABAG, Germany
The digital reality for the "I" in BIM and more benefits
Pramod Kumar Gupta
Pramod kumar gupta, Chief Engineer of BIM Center, CCCC FHIC, (China Communications Construction Company),- China
The Workflow and Applications of BIM in Highway Project in China
Jussi Heikkilä
Jussi Heikkilä, Production Manager, BIM, NRC Group Finland
BIM and 4IR for rail construction
George Floros, Senior GIS Data Specialist, STRABAG AG, UK
Connecting Data, Disciplines and People using GeoBIM
13:00-14:00 hrs BIM for Lean Construction
Kasirajan Mahalingam
Moderator: Kasirajan Mahalingam, Industry Manager - AEC, Geospatial Media and Communications
Alexandre Soares
Alexandre Soares, Director of Operations, Mutual Engenharia, Brazil
Last Planner in design and BIM: A powerful combination
Víctor Roig Segura
Víctor Roig Segura, Professor, Architectural Buildings Department, Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB-UPC), Spain
Avoiding waste in BIM models using 5S
David Collery, Lecturer at Institute of Technology, Sligo, Ireland
How to start the lean journey with BIM
14:00-15:00 hrs Mapping the subsurface utility network with Geotech
Geoff Zeiss
Moderator: Geoff Zeiss, Between the Poles, Canada
Reducing underground utility damage risk for improved construction productivity
Rob van Son
Rob van Son, Project Lead Digital Underground, Singapore
Towards a reliable map of underground utilities for planning and land administration in Singapore
Carsten Rönsdorf
Carsten Rönsdorf, Strategic Propositions Manager, Ordnance Survey, UK
Subsurface Utility Engineering policy and standards
Rob Martindale
Rob Martindale, PLS, Utilities Program Manager, Colorado Department of Transportation, US
What Lies Beneath
14:00-15:00 hrs Panel: GEOBIM Maturity Model
Ananya Narain
Ananya Narain, Deputy Director - AEC and Market & Economy, Geospatial Media & Communications
Dr CB Amarnath
Dr CB Amarnath
Head - India BIM Association
Francesca Noardo
Postdoc Researcher - 3D Geoinformation Group, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Dean Hintz
Senior Analyst,Safe Software, US
Marc Goldman
Director – Architecture, Engineering & Construction Industry Solutions, Esri, US
15:00-15:30 hrs Lightening Talk
Veronika Petschen
Veronika Petschen, Product Manager Tunnel Digitalization Center, Amberg Engineering, Switzerland
Tunnel Digitalisation
Amr Raafat, VP-VDC, Windover Construction, US
Optimizing Construction performance through Innovative Digital Prefabrication and Robotics solutions
Wrap Up Session


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Conference Highlights

Dialogues and discussions on the prepared-ness of the AEC industry in using integrated geospatial and BIM (GEOBIM) technologies, 4IR technologies and immersive solutions (AR/VR)

Digital construction technologies addressing COVID-19 challenges to the AEC industry

Networking opportunities with user leaders, technology providers, innovation agents, and research and academia professionals virtually

Tech applications across the entire project lifecycle – Plan, Design, Build, Operate, Maintain

Recognising excellence in digital construction with GEOBIM 2020 awards

Showcasing technology adoption across most critical infrastructures: Surface Transport Systems (Road and Rail); Buildings and Campuses; Subsurface Utility Networks; Digital Cities

Deliberations on Geospatial-BIM integration as a critical tool for cost effectiveness and productivity in project management

Discussions on GEOBIM Maturity Model- a coherent approach to map GEOBIM integration and use across the construction lifecycle, and its need in digital transformation strateg


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