Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Friday, 12/Jul/2019
Registration 2: Conference Registration Day 2
Location: Lobby
DAASR 3: Data Acquisition, Analysis, Simulation & Resilience 3
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Manfred Breit

Information generation and semantic enrichment in BIM

9:00am - 9:20am

BIM approach for decision support: case study fastening systems in factory adaptation planning

Lisa Theresa Lenz, Mike Gralla, Marvin Höpfner, Panagiotis Spyridis, Kai Christian Weist

TU Dortmund, Germany

9:20am - 9:40am

Do vehicles sense pavement surface anomalies?

Charalambos Kyriakou, Symeon E. Christodoulou, Loukas Dimitriou

University of Cyprus, Cyprus

9:40am - 10:00am

Image-based 3D surface reconstruction of cold-formed steel c-sections

Burcu Guldur Erkal

Hacettepe University, Turkey

10:00am - 10:20am

Adaptive minimized communication protocol based on BIM

Ata Zahedi, Frank Petzold

Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

10:20am - 10:40am

*Automatic detection of plan symbols in railway equipment engineering using a machine learning approach

Deian Stoitchkov1, Peer Breier1, Martin Slepicka1, Cengiz Genc2, Felix Harmsen2, Tobias Köhler2, Simon Vilgertshofer1, André Borrmann1

1: Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2: Signon Deutschland GmbH, Berlin, Germany

EC3 Board 1: EC3 Board Meeting 1
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Ioannis Brilakis
PPM 2: Product and Process Modelling 2
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: André Borrmann

Aspects of Construction Processes

9:00am - 9:20am

Blockchain in construction logistics: state-of-art, constructability, and the advent of a new digital business model in Sweden

Dimosthenis Kifokeris, Christian Koch

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

9:20am - 9:40am

Modelling construction scheduling constraints using shapes constraint language (SHACL)

Ranjith K Soman1,2

1: Imperial College London, United Kingdom; 2: The Alan Turing Institute, United Kingdom

9:40am - 10:00am

Context capturing of multi-information resources for the data exchange in collaborative project environments

Raimar J. Scherer, Peter Katranuschkov

TU Dresden, Germany

10:00am - 10:20am

An overview of configurations for industralized construction: typologies, customer requirements, and technical approaches

Jianpeng Cao1, Daniel Hall2

1: Stanford, United States of America; 2: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland

10:20am - 10:40am

Development of a BIM library for building energy retrofitting: current workflows and a proposal for a recommender system

Angelo Luigi Camillo Ciribini1, Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue1, Michele Melchiori2, Silvia Mastrolembo Ventura1

1: University of Brescia, Department of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering and Mathematics (DICATAM), Brescia, Italy; 2: University of Brescia, Department of Information Engineering (DII), Brescia, Italy

Coffee 3: Day 2 Coffee Break 1
Location: Lobby
DAASR 4: Data Acquisition, Analysis, Simulation & Resilience 4
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Lisa Theresa Lenz

Production control and automated data collection

11:00am - 11:20am

A toolchain for automated acquisition and processing of as-built data with autonomous UAVs

Henk Freimuth, Markus König

Chair of Computing in Engineering, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

11:20am - 11:40am

Planning and scheduling bridge girders fabrication through shop-floor operations simulation

Monjurul Hasan, Ming Lu

University of Alberta, Canada

11:40am - 12:00pm

BIM LOD for facility management tasks

Seyed Hamidreza Alavi, Nuria Forcada

Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC), Dept. of Construction Engineering, Spain

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Pavement condition and traffic indices for prioratizing road maintenance

Georgios Hadjidemetriou1, Michalis Tsangaris2, Symeon Christodoulou2

1: University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; 2: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

12:20pm - 12:40pm

Semantic data mining and linked data for a recommender system in the AEC industry

Ekaterina Petrova1, Pieter Pauwels2, Kjeld Svidt1, Rasmus Jensen1

1: Aalborg University, Denmark; 2: Ghent University, Belgium

EC3 Board 2: EC3 Board Meeting 2
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Ioannis Brilakis
EMM1: Energy Modelling and Monitoring 1
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Athanasios P. Chassiakos

Energy modelling solutions at building and urban scales

11:00am - 11:20am

*Dynamic District Information Server: On the Use of W3C Linked Data Standards to Unify Construction Data

Cathal Hoare, Usman Ali, James O'Donnell

University College Dublin, Ireland

11:20am - 11:40am

*OptEEmAL: IT-Supported design tool for the generation of optimised energy retrofitting scenarios at district level

Susana Martín1, Victor I. Serna1, Sonia Álvarez1, Miguel A. García1, Gema Hernández1, Alvaro Sicilia2, Gonçal Costa2

1: CARTIF Technology Centre, Spain; 2: ARC, La Salle Engineering and Architecture, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain

11:40am - 12:00pm

BEMServer: An Open Source Platform for Building Energy Performance Management

Pierre Bourreau1, Richard Chbeir2, Yudith Cardinale3, Aitor Corchero4, Jérôme Lafréchoux1, David Frédérique1, Khouloud Salameh2, Gulben Calis5, Rafael Constantinou6, Lara Kallab1

1: Nobatek/INEF4, France; 2: LIUPPA, France; 3: Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venzuela; 4: Eurecat, Spain; 5: Ege University, Turkey; 6: Cyric Research Center

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Opportunities for Communal Photovoltaic-Thermal Heating Systems with Storage

Anneka Kang, Ivan Korolija, Dimitrios Rovas

UCL Energy Institute, University College London, United Kingdom

12:20pm - 12:40pm

The impact of density and scale on the life cycle cost of net zero energy communities

Slava Shubin, Gad Rabinowitz, Shabtai Isaac

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

12:40pm - 1:00pm

Systems-theoretic process analysis (STPA) in building energy risk management

Stylianos K. Karatzas, Athanasios P. Chassiakos

University of Patras, Greece

Faculty Mentoring: Young Faculty Mentoring Event
Location: Hotel Restaurant: Elia
Chair: Ioannis Brilakis

Invaluable advice for young faculty or post doctoral scholars and students considering a career in academia.

Lunch 2: Day 2 Lunch
Location: Hotel Restaurant: Elia
DAASR 5: Data Acquisition, Analysis, Simulation & Resilience 5
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Uwe Rueppel

BIM and information management


An IFC data preparation workflow for building energy performance simulation

Kyriakos I Katsigarakis1, Georgios I Giannakis1, Georgios Nektarios Lilis1, Dimitrios V Rovas2

1: Technical University of Crete, Greece; 2: University College London, UK

Construction progress visualisation for varied stages of the individual elements with BIM: A case study

Daniel Kazado1, Miroslava Kavgic1, Esin Ergen2

1: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB, Canada; 2: Civil Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Optimum topological configurations of sensor networks

Rita Greco1, Giuseppe Carlo Marano2

1: Polytechnic of Bari, Italy; 2: Polytechnic of Turin, Italy

Precise reconstruction of geometric primitives in built environments

Lingling Wang, Hanbin Luo, Ying Zhou, Cheng Zhou

School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology, China, People's Republic of

Towards a methodology for quantifying the benefits of BIM

Ilias Krystallis1, Eleni Papadonikolaki1, Giorgio Locatelli2, Ornella Iuorio2

1: University College London, United Kingdom; 2: University of Leeds, United Kingdom

SEE 1: Systems Engineering and Education 1
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Eleni Papadonikolaki
2:00pm - 2:20pm

Ontologies and Linked Data for structuring published BIM articles

Karim Farghaly

Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

2:20pm - 2:40pm

Investigating the drop-out rate from a BIM for infrastructure course

Raido Puust, Emlyn David Qivitoq Witt, Irene Lill, Roode Liias

Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

2:40pm - 3:00pm

From relational to technological trust: How do the Internet of Things and Blockchain technology fit in?

Jorge De La Pena1, Eleni Papadonikolaki2

1: Accenture, Spain; 2: University College London (UCL)

TI3 1: Thesis in 3_1
Location: Imperial 2
Chair: Pieter Pauwels

Review Panel

- Raphael Sacks

- Andre Borrmann

- Symeon E. Christodoulou

2:00pm - 2:08pm

Roadway pavement condition assessment utilising computer vision, machine learning and entropy

Georgios Hadjidemetriou

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2:08pm - 2:16pm

Supporting feature-based parametric modeling by graph rewriting

Simon Vilgertshofer

Technical University of Munich, Germany

2:16pm - 2:24pm

Opportunities for District PVT Heating and Storage

Anneka Kang

University College London, United Kingdom

2:24pm - 2:32pm

Fusing semantic and geometric data for automated BIM-based construction progress monitoring

Alex Braun

Technical University of Munich, Germany

2:32pm - 2:40pm

Freeway Work Zone Traffic State Estimation with Fault Diagnosis

Shuming Du

McMaster University, Canada

2:40pm - 2:48pm

Crypto-Economic Incentive Design in the Construction Industry

Jens Juri Hunhevicz

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2:48pm - 2:56pm

BIM LOD for facility management tasks

Seyed Hamidreza Alavi, Nuria Forcada

Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

2:56pm - 3:04pm

Codifying construction process information to support future automation

Ranjith K Soman

Imperial College London, United Kingdom

3:04pm - 3:12pm

Automated Generation of work breakdown structure and project network model for earthworks project planning

Loma Yasser Elmossallamy, Ayman H. Nassar

German university in cairo, Egypt

3:12pm - 3:20pm

BIM-Based Requirements Specification to Enable Efficient Environmental and Energy Operation of Buildings

Sergio Vinicius Pinheiro, Paul Kenny, James O'Donnell

University College Dublin, Ireland

3:20pm - 3:28pm

Minimized computer-readable communication protocol for adaptive detailing of BIM models

Ata Zahedi

Technische Universität München, Germany

3:28pm - 3:36pm

Exchange requirements model for building thermal comfort simulation

Fawaz Alshehri

University College Dublin, Ireland

Coffee 4: Day 2 Coffee Break 2
Location: Lobby
Plenary 3: Close and Plenary Session 3
Location: Imperial main
Chair: James O'Donnell
Chair: Dimitrios Rovas

- Closing Plenary Best Paper (Alessandro Carbonari)

- Fairwell speech (James O'Donnell) 


*BIM-based Holonic System for Real-Time Pathfinding in Building Emergency Scenario

Berardo Naticchia, Leonardo Messi, Alessandro Carbonari

Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy

Conference Dinner: Conference Dinner and Entertainment
Location: Lobby
Chair: Dimitrios Rovas

Venue: Botanical Gardens of Crete (


18:30: Board bus from the hotel entrance

19:00-20:00 Canapes during introduction to the gardens followed by a walk in the Botanical Gardens

20:00 - ~23:00: Conference dinner and awards

23:00: Return with the bus

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