2018 to 2021 Roadmap

20% Reductions in costs ● 20% Reductions In programme ● 20% Increases in Exports to 2021

A one-day conference

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Date: 11th October 2018

Across the globe best practice use of digital tools combined with collaborative processes are already transforming the way we design, construct, commission and interact with the built environment.

All aspects of the 2021 vision exist today and most of them already exist in Ireland. This conference will discuss how we bring them together so that by 2021 all projects are delivered digitally incorporating best practice in this area.

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5 Structured CPD Points

Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4.30pm

Opening remarks by Conference Chair Person:
Alan Hore, Co Founder, Construction IT Alliance (CITA)

Public-Sector BIM adoption mandate
Speaker: Office of Government Procurement

Standards – The Importance of Standards in Digital Transformation
Speaker: Ralph Montague BArch MRIAI, Managing Partner of ArcDox BIM Consultants and Chair of NSAI Technical Mirror Committee for BIM

  • Why are Standards Important? What do they cover? What is happening in International & European Level on Standards?
  • Who needs to work with Standards?
  • How do organisations implement the Standards?

BIM and Dispute Resolution
Speaker: Dr David-John Gibbs, BIM Advisory and Dispute Resolution at HKA

  • Data volumes – when is enough, enough?
  • Record formats – digitising beyond paper and how can this be relied on?
  • Expert witness – the changing role
  • Presenting findings – legal persuasion and judgement

Digital ways of working for the Irish building and design sector
Speaker: Michael Murphy, VDC Operations Manager & Paul Brennan, BAM Contractors

Education & Training
Speaker: Avril Behan, DIT

  • Education expectations of the Roadmap
  • Irish BIM Academic Forum update
  • Alignment between current educational and training offerings with the Roadmap
  • Gap analysis – initial market survey to be added to by interactive audience polling via https://www.polleverywhere.com/  

Implementing Digital Transition – It’s much more than BIM
Speaker: Anand Mecheri, CEO, Invicara

  • BIM gets us on the roadmap but where should the journey take us?
  • What are the way points?

Speaker: Simon Fraser, Hussey Fraser Solicitors

  • A review of the current procurement environment (as set out in the Capital Works Management Framework (CWMF) and the Public Works Contract (PWC)
  • How this might evolve under the Roadmap to Digital Transition for Ireland’s Construction Industry 2018-2021 as published by the Government.

Risks you need to be mindful of
Strategic Objectives and Goals
Speaker: Mary Flynn, Dublin City Council

Other topics to be discussed on the day include

  • Details of the Roadmap
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Centre of Excellence

Simon Fraser

Simon Fraser

Hussey Fraser Solicitors

As a qualified engineer Simon has gained extensive professional, commercial and management experience in the Civil Engineering and Information Technology Sectors.

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Simon joined Hussey Fraser in 2003 and is now applying this experience, as a solicitor to the practise of Law and in particular the practise of Law in the Construction Industry in Ireland.

Simon acts on behalf of medium and large construction companies, on both contentious and non-contentious matters. He has also been involved in large scale litigation in the High Court and Supreme Court as well as acting in arbitrations, conciliations and mediations.

Simon has published papers regarding the Public Works Contracts and other topics relevant to the construction industry and has lectured in construction law on postgraduate courses in the University of Dublin, Trinity College as well as delivering presentations at seminars and to client firms on an individual basis. Simon has a particular interest in the legal aspects arising from the adoption of new technologies in the construction industry in Ireland. One such area is the take up of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its impact on construction contractual relationships.

This event will be of real interest to anyone involved in the building & design sector including, architects, engineers, contractors, designers, facility managers, local authorities, government departments, semi-state agencies, legal consultants and universities.

There will be 5 structured CPD points awarded to all attendees at this conference from the CPD certification service

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

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