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12 – 15 September 2021

11:00 - 19:00 Daily
Dubai World Trade Centre
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Agenda

The RTA Innovation in BIM Summit 2019 will be designed to educate and inspire specialists on the exploration and impact of BIM on the present and future of the regions infrastructure industry. Here the summit will provide a ground for open discussion, and breakout sessions on what the future holds for BIM, updates on the latest trends while offering a look into evolving technologies like augmented reality, 3D printing, robotics, industrialized construction, IoT, and data analytics.

The summit will also feature subject matter experts delivering a comprehensive overview of the challenges and success stories faced in their organizations in implementing BIM and how we can learn from case studies provided. 

Date: 26 November 2019       
Time: 11:30 - 18:00
Language: English

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11:30 - 11:40 WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

Speakers

Dr. Salah Al Dilimi
Dr. Salah Al Dilimi Rail Infrastructure Maintenance, Rail Agency RTA
11:40 - 12:00 OPENING KEYNOTE: RTA’s journey to BIM

Speakers

Saeed Al Ramsi
Saeed Al Ramsi Director Asset Management RTA
12:00 - 12:10 Introduction to BSI Group – supporting innovation through collaboration
  • Innovation - supporting global adoption of BIM
  • Collaboration - working in partnership with RTA
  • Acceleration - supporting supply chain adoption of BIM

Speakers

Harold Pradal
Harold Pradal Group Commercial Director BSI Group
12:10 - 12:35 The digital shift of collaborating in BIM for infrastructure lifecycle environment
  • Constructible BIM in field
  • Value of a multiuser BIM for Infrastructure environment
  • Interacting with the Digital Twin through the lifecycle

Speakers

Heidi Berg
Heidi Berg Solution Sales Manager. Construction Trimble Solutions Sandvika AS
12:35 - 13:10 KEYNOTE SESSION: The BIM roadmap to the Espai Barça project
  • Estadi Johan Cruyff: BIM from Conception to Inauguration
  • 4D: BIM Optimization for Schedule Management and Visualization
  • FC Barcelona’s Strategic Approach to BIM as Owner and Operator

Speakers

William T. Mannarelli
William T. Mannarelli Director of Real Estate FC Barcelona
13:10 - 13:35 The future of making - Industry trends
  • Project based collaboration
  • BIM – ESRI partnership
  • Reality capture
  • Generative design
  • AR, VR, MR

Speakers

Salim El Ferkh
Salim El Ferkh Major Account Manager Autodesk
13:35 - 13:55 BREAK AND VISIT TO THE EXHIBITION
13:55 - 14:20 Dubai BIM roadmap for building construction permitting
  • Opportunities and potential value of adopting Open BIM standards in Dubai
  • Automatic Building Compliance checking
  • Unifying building regulations
  • BIM and GIS integration as basis for connected digital city models

Speakers

Ali Ismail
Ali Ismail BIM Specialist Dubai Municipality
14:20 - 14:45 Connected devices and Big Data within the digital built environment
  • Opportunities and potential value of these technologies
  • Current status and key issues
  • Pragmatic steps for initial engagement

Speakers

David Mudd
David Mudd Global Digital & Connected Product Certification Director BSI
14:45 - 15:10 PANEL SESSION: Readiness for BIM market implementation for the lifecycle of assets

Speakers

Joylyn Dela Cruz
Joylyn Dela Cruz BIM Lead Aurecon
Qamar Raja
Qamar Raja MEA Deputy BIM Director Parsons
Scott Lambert
Scott Lambert Partner Beale & Co (Middle East)
Hany Omar
Hany Omar Editorial Board Member International Journal of BIM & Engineering Science
Ali Ismail
Ali Ismail BIM Specialist Dubai Municipality

Moderators

Wajdi Mereb
Wajdi Mereb BIM Manager RTA
15:10 - 15:35 BIM and digitization - Challenges and way forward

The format of this session will be an open discussion, where the audience can address their experiences, challenges, seek advice and get practical answers from the speaker on the difficulties they are facing when trying to implement BIM workflows in their environments-being projects, companies, design offices, owners, governments and academies/universities

Speakers

Essam El-Abasi
Essam El-Abasi Manager Project IS & Engineering (BIM, GIS & Civil) Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
15:35 - 15:55 COFFEE BREAK
15:55 - 16:20 Focusing on building resilience through digital transformation

Speakers

Andy Butterfield
Andy Butterfield Managing Director Global Built Environment, BSI
16:20 - 16:35 Award Ceremony: ISO 19650 Certificate Handover
  • Atkins
  • Parsons
  • KEO
  • ECC Group
16:35 - 17:05 PANEL SESSION: Legislation associated with digital implementation

Speakers

Wajdi Mereb
Wajdi Mereb BIM Manager RTA
Andy Butterfield
Andy Butterfield Managing Director Global Built Environment, BSI
Carl Siddons
Carl Siddons Senior Manager for Digital Transformation and BIM Consultancy WS Atkins and Partners Overseas

Moderators

Dr. Salah Al Dilimi
Dr. Salah Al Dilimi Rail Infrastructure Maintenance, Rail Agency RTA
17:15 - 17:25 CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF THE SUMMIT


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