Program

Construction Digitalisation Conference 2021

October 27./28., 2021

Online

Language: English (with translation in Latvian) 

October 27

OPENING

09:00 – 09:40

Registration and morning coffee

09:40 – 09:55

Opening speeches:

  • Jānis Berķis - Head of the Board, "Association for construction industry digitalisation"

  • Olga Feldmane - Head of Department of Construction Policy, "Ministry of Economics"

  • Renārs Griškevičs - Head of the Board, SJSC “State Real Estate”

INFRASTRUCTURE and SAFETY

Presentations

10:00 – 10:20

Paul Pedini - Senior Vice President, "Skanska"

Topic: Use of BIM in Design-Build and CM/GC to create winning designs and to alter construction means and methods to create more efficient Bid-Build projects

10:20 – 10:40

David Shepherd - Project BIM Leader, "UK Parliament"

Topic: BIM in the Construction Site – Achieving Digital Assurance

10:40 – 11:00

Tamer S. Abdelkader - PMP Manager, "Spatial Technologies"

Topic: BIM Challenges & Prospects in Infrastructure Sector

This presentation is about current challenges that face BIM adoption and implementation in infrastructure projects, and how to minimize the risks of failed implementations. Then it will be about the upcoming trends in BIM and what to expect in future. Additionally, the safety topic will be discussed as one of the areas that could be enhanced using BIM & AI

11:00 - 11:20

Jānis Heinsbergs - Member of the board, "EXACT DWIN"

Topic: Long - term Use of Digital Data

11:20 - 11:40

Joao Dias - CEO, "Opdiro Consulting"

Topic: Why is the Digital Project Management in Construction Shaped by Personal Agendas?

This is not a simple question with a simple answer. It is well known that productivity and digital adoption in the Engineering and Construction industry is behind when compared with other industries

Break (11:40 - 11:50)

Q&A Session

11:50 – 12:40

Paul Pedini, David Shepherd, Tamer S. Abdelkader, Jānis Heinsbergs

Lunch Break (12:40 - 13:10)

Presentations

13:15 - 13:35

Krišjānis Silickis - BIM Project Manager, VAS "Valsts nekustamie īpašumi"

Topic: Construction Digitalisation - New Solutions, New Opportunities

13:35 - 13:55

Lauris Volfs - Head of Geodesy Department, SIA "Binders"

Topic: Application of BIM Technology in Planning and Construction of Infrastructure Objects

13:55 - 14:15

Raitis Bušmanis - Head of Virtual Design and Construction, "Rail Baltica"

Topic: Data in Rail Baltica Global project implementation

14:15 - 14:35

Pawel Krecz – Managing Consultant, "KREBO Professional Services"

Topic: Visual Planning for Enhanced Risk and Safety Management

Break (14:35 - 14:45)

Q&A Session

14:45 - 15:25

Krišjānis Silickis, Lauris Volfs, Rail Baltica, Pawel Krecz

Break (15:25 - 15:35)

Workshops

15:35 - 17:05


David Shepherd - BIM Project Manager "British Parliament"

Topic: BIM 360® for Infrastructure Assets


Pawel Krecz – Managing Consultant, "KREBO Professional Services"

Topic: Practical Use of 4D in Health and Safety

Closing time (17:05 - 17:10)


October 28

OPENING

09:00 – 09:40

Registration and morning coffee

09:40 – 09:55

Opening speeches:

  • Igors Adlersbergs - Association for construction industry digitalisation, Board Member
  • Ingars Pilmanis - Head of Latvian National Standardization Institution SIA "Latvijas standarts"
  • Renārs Griškevičs - Head of the Board, SJSC “State Real Estate”

EDUCATION and SUSTAINABILITY

Presentations

10:00 –10:20

Noha Saleeb -  Associate Professor,  "Middlesex University"

Topic: Implications of Organisational and Asset Information Requirements on Project Digitalisation

10:20 – 10:40

Peter Nørkjær GadeLektor / Research Coordinator, "UCN"

Topic: How Reflective Practice-Based Learning emboldens Construction Architects understanding and use of BIM in Denmark

10:40 – 11:00

Rodrigo Ferreiro Cannataro - Area Manager, "Zigurat Global Institute of Technology"

Topic: How Companies Can Benefit From BIM Training

11:00 - 11:20

Arturs Neiburgs - lecturer, "Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies"

Topic: Lifelong Learning and the Digitalisation of the Industry

11:20 - 11:40

Julija Adler (Kraveca) - Senior BIM Manager, "Mace"

Topic: Projects Who Achieve Carbon Zero and How We Can Improve and Build More Sustainable

Break (11:40 – 11:50)

Q&A Session

11:50 – 12:40

Noha Saleeb, Peter Nørkjær Gade, Rodrigo Ferreiro Cannataro, Arturs Neiburgs, Julija Kraveca, Wajdi Abdilrahman Mereb

Lunch Break (12:40 – 13:10)

Presentations

13:15 - 13:35

Jānis Ivanovskis-Pigits - Director Of Development, "State Real Estate"

Topic: BIM and Sustainability Requirements in State Real Estate projects

13:35-13:55

Jaan Saar - Head of Digital Construction, "Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications for Estonia"

Topic: BIM Standards as the Prerequisite for Sustainable Digital Transformation

13:55-14:15

Simo Hakkarainen - Business Director, "Peikko DELTABEAM"

Topic: Faster, Safer and More Efficient Way to Design and Construct by BIM which is representing the Peikko system in combination with the BIM model sharing option

14:15-14:35

Igor Starkov - CEO, "EcoDomus"

Topic: Digital Twin - Construction Quality Control and Handover

14:35-14:55

Adrian P. Merkel - Director, "FRAMENCE"

Topic: How BIM model comprising with the accurate photorealistic twin can find faults in the planning before they turn into costly problems. Good practice examples on covid pandemic and remote platform access.

Break (14:55 – 15:05)

Q&A Session

15:05 – 15:55

Jānis Ivanovskis-Pigits, Jaan Saar, Simo Hakkarainen, Igor Starkov, Adrian P. Merkel

Break (15:55 – 16:05)

Workshops

16:05 - 17:35

Jaan Saar - Head of Digital Construction, "Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications for Estonia"

Topic: The 3D Digital Twin and How It Benefits the Private Sector


Igor Starkov - CEO, "EcoDomus"

Topic: Examples of Projects With Sydney Opera House, US Government, Google


Closing time (17:35 - 17:40)


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