Digital Construction Week 2021

Digital Construction Week 2021

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Digital construction week 2021
Digital construction week 2021
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Speaking sessions from our experts and guests

Day 1 - Nov 24

9:30 - 10am What’s holding construction professionals back from adopting a culture of change when it comes to health, safety, well-being and diversity?

Speaker: Rob Hine, BSI Head of Commercial Partnerships

Theatre: People & Change Theatre

We'll discuss the commercial benefits of a people-centric strategy, diversity and creating a fair workplace for all with support of UN SDGs, and a standards-based approach to HSW.


10:30 - 11am Building future communities - converting digitalization into value

Speaker: Emilia Cardamone, BSI Programme Manager, Digital Construction

Theatre: Innovation Stage

Join our session to understand how following international standards can help you frame a solid strategy and help your smart initiatives become reality quickly and effectively. We'll discuss where should you start if you are looking to put together a Smart Strategy, how to put together a solid framework that helps shape future communities and more.


11 - 11:30am Business value of BIM and ISO 19650 – theory to practical implementation

Speakers: Andy Boutle, Head of BIM, Kier Construction and Rahul Shah, BSI Sector Development Director EMEA, Built Environment 

Theatre: BIM Village

If BIM is not yet part of your commercial strategy, business leaders, and those looking to champion the adoption of BIM with senior teams and colleagues should join our session to learn key information about the commercial and business rewards and client’s perspective on ISO 19650 business benefits.


2:15 - 2:45pm Digital management software – open workshop

Speakers: Rob Hine, BSI Head of Commercial Partnerships and Rahul Shah, BSI Sector Development Director EMEA, Built Environment

Theatre: BIM Workshop

This is an interactive session to discuss and review the current software landscape and establish the value that software can provide. We will also review how clarity and transparency can be improved to provide software users the information they need to select appropriate products.


2:30 - 3pm Supporting the Golden Thread through product traceability

Speakers: Dan Rossiter, BSI Sector Lead

Theatre: BIM Village

This session explores how the use of digital object identifiers can provide an unambiguous link between a construction product and its information supporting the Golden Thread and challenge of product traceability.


Day 2 - Nov 25

10:00 am - 10:45 am UK BIM framework standards

Speaker: Dan Rossiter, BSI Sector Lead

Theatre: BIM Workshops

This presentation explores the Standards which constitute the UK BIM Framework as well as how they will likely interface with the procurement of public sector projects.


11 - 11:30pm Business value of innovation management – theory to practical implementation

Speaker: Rahul Shah, BSI Sector Development Director EMEA, Built Environment and BSI Client 

Theatre: Innovation Stage

In this session, we will explore the DNA of innovation: the principles, mindsets, and approaches that leading individuals and businesses are adopting to sustain momentum and deliver meaningful change within the sector.


12:30 - 1:30pm How technology and standards work together for successful BIM implementation

Speakers: Chloe Obi, Head of BIM, Bouygues SA, David Throssell, Head of Digital Construction, Skanska UK, Frank Weiss,  Senior Director - New Products, BIM and Innovation at Oracle Construction and Engineering, Rob Hine, BSI Head of Commercial Partnerships, and Rahul Shah, BSI Sector Development Director EMEA, Built Environment

Theatre: Main stage

An effective BIM technology is central to improving collaboration, communication and consistency across the asset lifecycle. A Common Data Environment (CDE) is one such BIM technology that acts as a central repository for all key communications and asset information, and plays a key role in embedding best practice as outlined in ISO 19650. Join our industry experts as they discuss the value of BIM technology and how the alignment of technology and standards can support end users in the successful implementation of BIM and the achievement of organizational resilience. 


1:30 - 2pm Trouble at Tracy Island - making sure your long term storage is go!

Speaker: Dan Rossiter, BSI Sector Lead

Theatre: BIM Village

This presentation explores the challenges associated with long term storage, relevant regulations, and the benefits of using open data formats to do so.

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