"Network with London's key players leading the way in BIM, digital construction and innovation"



Steven Eglinton, ChairBIM4 Infrastructure UK and Director of GeoEnable
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


David Miller, Director and Principle Architect, David Miller Architects


Alastair Kell, Principal, Information Technology and Process, BDP

Mark Norton, Head of BIM, ISG

Daniel England, Architect/BIM Manager, PRP Architects

Miles Walker, Head of BIM and Design Systems, Partner, Foster+Partners

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 design and productivity in a professional practice?
  • How is BIM changing the way the construction industry works?
  • BIM workflows: time VS details


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

11.30am Digital Transformation at Hawkins\Brown

  • BIM – Our catalyst
  • How we have implemented it over the last 5 years
  • Digital technology – Beyond BIM
  • Anticipating the future of architecture practice
  • Case Studies


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


Andrew Duncan, Associate, BIM Development Manager, Arup

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 What is BIM & Soft Landings?

  • Why BIM?
  • Standardisation
  • Soft Landings
  • The Future


Malcolm Clarke, MCIOB, Managing Director, Baxall Construction

Matthew Barker, Design & BIM Manager, Baxall Construction

1.20pm The Xennial BIM Manager – In touch with physical and connected to digital world

  • How we at EPR have adapted our BIM integration approach to keep the company culture and be ready for the future
  • The bridge between analogue and digital
  • Generational Training
  • Bridging the divide between users with building knowledge and the digital “savvy” users.
  • Adaptable and Adjustable BIM Support


René van Zwijndrecht, BIM Manager, EPR Architects Ltd 

1.40pm Minimise the Risks of BIM

  • How is BIM presently dealt with in contracts
  • Review the main legal/contractual risks arising from present use of BIM
  • Consider how to minimise and mitigate such risks
  • Consider the appropriate application of the BIM standards, e.g. PAS1192-2: 2013


May Winfield, Senior Solicitor: Construction, Carillion

2.30pm The 21st Century Media Enabled Cityscape – Visions of the Future

  • The next generation media façade
  • It’s not all about advertising
  • The importance of architectural media in the polycentric city
  • IOT and enabling new smart city business models


Dr Orhan Ertughrul, Executive Vice President, G-SMATT Europe

2.50pm OrthoGraph I: BIM&CAD Floor Plan Creation On-Site

  • Create precise floor plans using your mobile device
  • Measure using your Laser Distance Meter
  • Get instant calculations
  • Add and personalise BIM elements
  • Export ready to use projects in .DXF, .IFC, .PDF, .XLSX, .JPEG


Ivan Ljubinkovic, International Partner Manager, OrthoGraph Ltd

3.40pm Using Data to Build Better & Improve Productivity

  • Review the current state of productivity within the construction industry and how this compares to other industries
  • Identify key impediments to increased productivity and tested remedies
  • Discuss the Productivity Loop and how it can transform performance for firms of all types on every project


Rob Elviddge, Regional Sales Director, Plangrid
4.00pm Increase Your Project Performance through BIM Issue Management with BIMcollab

• Use of BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) in projects

• How to collaborate with open standards between Revit, Navisworks, Solibri, Tekla, ARCHICAD

• Validating models through IFC

• Creating & communication issues between project members

• Manage & analyse issues in integral BIM projects


Christian Dalhuizen, BIM Tutor, Product Manager, Kubus
4.30pm - Close



Steven Eglinton, ChairBIM4 Infrastructure UK and Director of GeoEnable

10am Digital Transformation of the Built Environment

  • The future of project management

  • Is the UK still ahead of the rest of the world?

  • Challenges and opportunities


Jon Arnott, Associate Director of BIM and Digital Design, Broadway Malyan

10.30am Communication and Space - A User Interface for the Build Environment

  • The latest solutions and innovation

  • Are we on the brink of a digital revolution?

  • How is VR and AR impacting the industry?

  • Technology limitations


Peter Feldmann, Director Dip. Ing. MA ARB RIBA, Space Agency 

11.00am Mixing Realities: Using VR/AR/MR on live construction projects

  • What are Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Realities?

  • How can you start using these technologies without having to employ a code guru?

  • What are the benefits of using these technologies in construction?

  • How can you build a business case for use of Applied Technologies on your projects?

  • This presentation will include live technology demonstrations


Dr Max Mallia-Parfitt, Director of Applied Technologies, FULCRO Group 

11.20am Better Outcomes from Immersive Technologies

  • Virtual and augmented reality benefits for Digital Delivery and Smart Infrastructure
  • Focus on what tomorrow’s technology can solve, not what today’s technology can do
  • Driving towards better outcomes for people and not just efficiency on projects
  • Immersion is not just about better visuals, it has far reaching cognitive effects


Andrew Zhao, Emerging Technology Strategist, Mott MacDonald

11.50am Revolutionising Building Processes with NavVis Indoor Digitisation Technology

  • Find out more about NavVis who offer a unique end-to-end solution for 3D scanning, visualisation and navigation
  • See demonstrations of fully interactive digital twins of building sites and completed buildings, generated by NavVis technology with an unprecedented price/performance ratio and speed
  • Learn how this technology can disrupt building design, construction and operations processes
  • Learn how you can use this technology to develop disruptive digital services for your company and your clients


Ignacio Pérez Hallerbach, Vice President EMEA, NavVis
12.20pm  Panel Discussion: Artificial Intelligence(AI) in Construction
  • The latest emerging technologies
  • Adopting autonomous equipment
  • Computational BIM processes
  • Increasing productivity and driving revenue


Rob Charlton, CEO, Space Group


Mike Reader, National Director - Strategic Development, Pick Everard

Chris Clarke, Head of Transformation & ICT, Scape Group

12.50pm Panel Discussion: Innovation and Technology

  • Best practice of new technologies
  • What are the top tried and tested technologies?
  • The demand for new technology
  • What are the main challenges faced with adoption and implementation?


Nick Ainscough, BIM Development Lead - Studio Associate, IBI Group
Malcolm Taylor, our Head of Technical Information and Innovation, Crossrail
1.20pm Information Lost Through the Construction Project and its Effect on Stakeholders

  • Journey through the project: What we think we are doing and what it really looks like

  • How to calculate ROI when implementing change

  • Case study

  • How to get through the storm without a compass


Viktoria Roy, Information and BIM Manager, AmbitumBlue

2.10pm BIM with Boots On! BIM for the Construction Site

  • Why most BIM-on-site programs fail

  • How to reconcile as-designed and as-built

  • Simple tips for a successful adoption of BIM for Construction

  • Best of both worlds: BIM and Augmented Reality for the construction site


Tristan Lesaffre, Business Development Manager, FINALCAD

2.30pm Bluebeam PDF Collaboration and BIM: Your World Made Digital

  • Learn how to share BIM data by creating and marking up 2D and 3D PDFs
  • Learn how to collaborate on PDF files in real-time
  • Explore all the ways to use PDF for collaborating in a BIM world
  • Get tips on how BIM users make sure that all project team members can contribute to the conversation


Adrian Slatter, Director, Vectorworks UK Ltd

3.30pm Information Management Including Model Checking Using Open Standards


Rob Jackson, Associate Director, Bond Bryan Digital 

4.30pm - Close