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Where digital construction begins

The Construction IT Executive Summit taking place on the 10 -11 May 2016 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. It will provide a unique construction digital summit for construction executives and professionals to benchmark and improve business processes and understand the impact on effective strategies for improved information technology processes to promote the Building Information Modelling environment. The IT Summit will be the centre-piece of the digital expo and will showcase how digital and advanced construction together with BIM and new technologies are changing the face of the construction industry.  

Summit speakers are top technical executives from companies including Canadian BIM Council, Autodesk, Graphisoft, Oracle, Asite, Mott MacDonald, Group Five and also featuring top international technology experts.

According to the company, the Construction IT Summit and Expo is THE ONLY practical platform offering vendors and solution providers access to the entire construction information technology lifecycle. The audience includes public and private sector participants such as architects, estimators, planner’s project owners, engineers, IT professionals, facility managers, government representatives, who are the key drivers in the regions’ built environment. This unique event allows for prestigious visibility, interactive networking in exploring the latest trends and technology available assisting delegates in making sense of the potential impact, the improved efficiency and how technology will influence a project on a day to day basis. 

Join delegates in understanding the fundamental disruptions currently faced due to the lack of digital technology and how design, construction and facility operations must change accordingly in the private and government sector.

Attendees will also be exposed to the new frontier of digital visualisation and experience gadgets with high-tech headsets such as Oculus Rift – into which a client or project worker can step into and visualise his or her project surroundings virtually. 

There will be a key focus on collaboration and understanding the BIM Institutes roadmap to tailoring BIM standards for South Africa in conjunction with its partners. It will also assert the education and training required and proposes a context in which efforts have begun on internationally recognized BIM courses for the future academia.

Key features include:

  • 22 hours of live talks
  • In-depth guidance and support on how BIM, digital and new technologies are transforming the industry

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