22 September 2021 | Online
This Community Session introduces technologies that make infrastructure projects more efficient, safer, and smarter.
According to the recent PwC report titled The global forces shaping the future of infrastructure, top-performing organizations are now deploying tools to increase productivity, improve efficiency and safety, and reduce costs on major capital projects. Another new study by InEight found that the tide is turning on technology adoption in the industry. About 96% of respondents said they think technology can improve productivity, while 71% think it already has led to improvements
COVID-19 stimulus programs in the USA, Europe, and Japan include investments in infrastructure. The rapid deployment of stimulus projects requires efficiency that is only possible to achieve with interoperable digital tools and frictionless flow of data.
There are many solutions that can potentially help infrastructure owners and contractors to make their projects more efficient, safer, and smarter. The problem is to identify the solutions that provide real value, are practical to implement, and are interoperable. We’ve hand-picked companies that in our expert opinion fulfill these requirements. We’ll also learn about the Digital Roads of the Future initiative that supports R&D in digital twins, data science, smart materials, and automation and robotics in the context of expressways.
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WDBE Summit takes place on 28-29 September 2021 and includes 8 top-class keynote speakers, over 40 expert presentations and thought-leader panel discussions.
The Standard ticket gives you online access to all WDBE Summit keynotes, community sessions and networking tools.
199€ + vat
Group ticket offers all the Standard ticket’s benefits for a lower price when buying 5 or more tickets.
*VAT can be waived for EU organizations with a valid VAT number and organizations outside EU.
149€ + vat
Community Session agenda
22 September at 16:00 EEST
Please note that all times are in EEST. The program is subject to change.
Welcome and introduction
Aarni Heiskanen, Construction Innovation Agent at AEC Business
Paul Wilkinson, consultant, writer, and speaker at Extranet Evolution
Situational awareness in infra projects
Olli Planting, Development Manager, Infrakit
The Integrated Data Environment
Kelly Doyle, COO, ProjectReady
Establishing corporate-level drone and BIM operations for construction works
Jero Juujärvi, BIM Coordinator, Kreate Group, courtesy of Pointscene
Q&A with presenters
Supersensing in earthmoving
Miika Kostamo, Novatron
The Digital Roads of the Future Initiative
Dr. Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O’Rourke Reader in Construction Engineering at University of Cambridge
Q&A with presenters