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Session Overview
Location: Imperial 1
Date: Wednesday, 10/Jul/2019
IND 1: Digital Transformation with BIM - the Contractor Perspective
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Daniel Hall

Long-Term Digital Transformation Processes at DPR

Peter Schneider, Sourabh Patodi

DPR Construction Europe,

Connected Construction - Digital Mindset

Sergio Vinicius Pinheiro1,2

1: University College Dublin, Ireland; 2: BAM Ireland

Application of technology in Design & Build Construction Industry

Somnath Nandan

TATA Projects Limited, India

Panel Discussion on Digital Transformation with BIM: the contractor perspective

Daniel Hall

ETH, Switzerland

IND 2: The Future of Smart Cities, IoT, and Digital Twins
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Daniel Hall

Presentations by Industry


IES Intelligent Communities Lifecycle (ICL) – New Environmental Digital Twin Technology

Valeria Ferrando

IES, United Kingdom

Planning and pricing electric vehicle infrastructure by modelling global market demand trends

Theocharis Vlachopanagiotis, Konstantinos Grizos

Rhoé Urban Technologies, Greece

Diagnostic method to identify root-causes linked to mould growth events in buildings

Paula Lopez-Arce1,2, Dimitrios Rovas2, Steve Hodgson1, James Berry1, Hector Altamirano2

1: Property Care Association (PCA), Huntingdon, United Kingdom; 2: University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom

IND 3: What role can industry play in the future of EC3?
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Daniel Hall

Presentations by Industry

IND 4: Software to enable Virtual Design and Construction
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Daniel Hall

Presentations by Industry


Going Digital with Reality Modeling

Maria Gkovedarou

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Making Regulations, requirements and recommendations actionable.

Nick Nisbet

AEC3 UK Ltd, United Kingdom

Date: Thursday, 11/Jul/2019
PPM 1: Product and Process Modelling 1
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Ling Ma

Geometry, semantics and technology implementation

11:00am - 11:20am

*Generating bridge geometric digital twins from point clouds

Ruodan Lu, Ioannis Brilakis

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

11:20am - 11:40am

Relating geometry descriptions to its derivatives on the web

Anna Wagner1, Mathias Bonduel2, Pieter Pauwels3, Rüppel Uwe1

1: TU Darmstadt, Germany; 2: KU Leuven, Belgium; 3: Ghent University, Belgium

11:40am - 12:00pm

*Including widespread geometry formats in semantic graphs using RDF literals

Mathias Bonduel1, Anna Wagner2, Pieter Pauwels3, Maarten Vergauwen1, Ralf Klein1

1: KU Leuven, Ghent, Belgium; 2: TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany; 3: Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

12:00pm - 12:20pm

The IFC-Bridge project – Extending the IFC standard to enable high-quality exchange of bridge information models

André Borrmann1, Sergej Muhic2, Juha Hyvärinen3, Tim Chipman4, Stefan Jaud1, Christophe Castaing5, Claude Dumoulin6, Thomas Liebich2, Laura Mol7

1: Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2: AEC3 Deutschland GmbH, Germany; 3: VTT, Finland; 4: Construtivity LLC, USA; 5: EGIS, France; 6: MiND project, France; 7: Gobar Consulting Group, The Netherlands

SS1: Smart Structures 1
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Alessandro Carbonari

Leaveraging the power of smart infrastructure and buildings

2:00pm - 2:20pm

Road asset classification system

Maria Gkovedarou, Ioannis Brilakis

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2:20pm - 2:40pm

Semantic and syntactic interoperability of BIM and asset management data

Karim Farghaly, Henry Fonbeyin Abanda, Christos Vidalakis, Graham Wood

Oxford Brookes University

2:40pm - 3:00pm

Digital built environment maturity model: Digital twins advancing smart infrastructure asset management

Dejan Papic2, Tomo Cerovsek1

1: University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; 2: Bentley Systems

DSA: Data Sensing & Analysis Committee (DSA)
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Alessandro Carbonari


  1- Introduction about the role of DSA Committee

  2- brief report from the Chair of the DSA Committee on the latest initiatives

  3- briefing with all the participants

  4- position paper on DSA

  5- recruiting of new members

  6- conclusions and future works

HDI: Human Data Interaction (HDI) Committee
Location: Imperial 1
Chair: Mohamad Kassem

Agenda for the board presentation

1- Introduction to the HDI: remit and areas of focus

2- An update about current membership

3- Recruitment of new members

4- Future steps and challenges 

Date: Friday, 12/Jul/2019
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

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

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)

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