Day 1 – Agenda



10am Building the Digital Future for Construction

  • Digital Built Britain

  • Where will the industry be in 2020?

  • What has the UK construction industry learnt from BIM Level 2?


Alastair Kell, Principal, Information Technology and Process, BDP


10.15am Panel Discussion – BIM & Digital Construction


Alastair Kell, Principal, Information Technology and Process, BDP

Mark Norton, Head of BIM, ISG

Daniel England, Architect/BIM Manager, PRP Architects

May Winfield, Senior Solicitor: Construction, Carillion


10.45am The UK Government and BIM

  • An update on BIM Level 2 – Where are we now?

  • Improving efficiency across the industry

  • What needs to happen to take BIM to the next level?


Neil Thompson, Digital Transformation - Civil Engineering & Advanced Technology, Atkins & Digital Built Britain


11.00am Level 2 BIM Journey

  • Case study

  • How can BIM be used to improve cost management and productivity on site?

  • BIM Tools – Tried and tested

  • Preparing for BIM Level 3


Davide Mazzaglia, BIM Manager, Hamson Barron Smith/NPS Group


11.30am – Digital Transformation at Hawkins\Brown


Nathanial Rackham, BIM Manager, Hawkins\Brown

Jack Stewart, Architect, Hawkins\Brown


12.00pm Collaborating in a Digital Workspace 

  • How has BIM changed the way the construction industry works?

  • Open Source Collaboration in Construction

  • The Future Workplace

  • The Dangers of Collaboration


12.30pm How to Build an Effective BIM Strategy

  • Case study

  • Adopting new technologies

  • How to turn BIM into profit?

  • Major challenges


David Wood, Associate Director - Practice CAD / BIM Manager, Chapman Taylor


1.00pm Panel Discussion: SME's and BIM

  • Developing digital technologies across SME's

  • Challenges and developments

  • Building BIM among SME communities


David Miller, Director and Principle Architect, David Miller Architects

CPD Workshops


1.30pm – Minimise the risks of BIM


May Winfield, Senior Solicitor: Construction, Carillion


2.30pm BIM Level 2 - Fundamentals (Entry)


3.30pm BIM Essentials (Intermediate)


Mike Turpin, Head of BIM, Capita Symonds


4.30pm Advanced BIM Management (Pro)


5.30pm - Close