Global BIM Summit
The Global BIM Summit will bring together public sector representatives and investors to discuss the national and regional BIM initiatives that are accelerating the digital transformation of the sector. We will discuss the opportunity that digitalization presents for governments and industry; and how we can collaborate as a Global Network to foster inclusive growth and drive shared benefits from an open digital construction sector.
At the Global BIM Summit, you will join public sector and multi-lateral representatives leading BIM initiatives across the world to discuss global convergence and collaboration. Find out more about our speakers here.
17th March 2021
09.30 COT | 14.30 GMT | 16.30 EET
14:30 – Welcome Video Presentation: Global Leaders on International Collaboration
14.35 – Panel Discussion: Collaborating to Improve the Built Environment
What is the global value of collaboration across borders? In this session, panelists will discuss how international and regional collaboration has supported BIM implementation and digital transformation across the globe. Panelists: Jaroslav Nechyba, Director of BIM Strategy, Czech Republic; Tai Fatt Cheng, Managing Director of Built Environment & Innovation Institute, Singapore; Souheil Soubra, Chair of EU BIM; Carolina Soto, President of LATAM.
15.15 – Break
15.25 – Presentation with live Q&A: Launch of the Global BIM Network
How can the public sector collaborate across borders as a Global Network to foster inclusive growth and drive shared benefits from an open digital construction sector? Speakers: Adam Matthews,, Head of International, CDBB; Souheil Soubra, Chair of EU BIM; Carolina Soto, President of LATAM; Ngoc-Binh TA, Head of BIM Team, Vietnam.
15:55 – Panel Discussion: Investing in digital transformation to improve global prosperity
How can infrastructure investment be leveraged to further digital transformation? In this session, panelists will discuss how multilateral organisations and investments banks are investing in BIM and digital to deliver improved social, economic and environmental outcomes for people and places. Panelists: Claudia Suaznabar, Lead Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank; Ilektra Papadaki, Policy Officer, European Commission; Nigel Muñoz Oro, Regional Project Management Advisor, UNOPS; Adam Matthews,, Head of International, CDBB.
16:25 – Summary and close