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Jean Ghazal

Using immersive technology for better project management

Jean Ghazal, Director of Preconstruction and VDC, Nesma & Partners Contracting Co, outlined how the company has developed immersive experiences for some of its construction projects, focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR), as well as the importance of high-quality data for BIM use. AI helps the company ...

Wassim Haroun, Re-founder and CEO, CONSER

Construction and the metaverse

The metaverse is attracting hype, including its use in the construction industry. Here Wassim Haroun, Re-founder and CEO, Conser explains how it can be used to reduce communication problems. Speaking at the Construction Technology Festival 2022, he outlined how the metaverse can be used for improved communications and visualisations. The ...

CTF - Abdulmajid Karanouh,

Interdisciplinary design management through 4D digital visual interaction

Developing immersive virtual experiences throughout the design and build stages improves profitability, efficiency, safety and end-user experience People involved in feasibility study rarely get involved in the design, construction or operation of an asset. This generates gaps and silos, such as lack of integration and performance validation. "If you have ...

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Rethinking industry processes to enable digital transformation

To achieve digital transformation, the industry needs to address the way it works. Outdated processes required for procurement, permits, inspections and handovers hamper the industry’s digital adoption efforts. The panel discussed different approaches to procurement, collaboration and sharing risk, and looked at the Construction Playbook and Project 13. Speakers: Rob ...

Project 13

The Project 13 guidelines for digital transformation

Melissa Zanocco, Head of Programmes, Infrastructure Client Group, outlines the role of Project 13 and its guiding principles for digital transformation. Digital transformation is an enabler for construction. Two key aspects of a successful digital transformation strategy are a focus on outcomes and the need to establish long-term, sustainable relationships. ...

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What is stopping true digital transformation in AEC?

Unless the entire construction value chain embraces digitalisation, strategies will never reach their full potential. This keynote panel at the Construction Technology Festival 2022 looks at what is stopping true, widespread digital transformation in the AEC sector. The discussion looked at the challenges an individual company faces, getting the supply ...

CTF 2022 - low carbon

Master planning for low carbon communities

As governments set decarbonisation targets, this opening panel at the Construction Technology Festival 2022 focused on how future communities and cities will be designed with low-carbon targets in mind, and the role that digitalisation and construction technologies will play to ensure that these targets are met. It also discussed ideas ...

Sam Stacey, Challenge Director: Transforming Construction, UK Research & Innovation

Gaining economic benefits from digital transformation

Digitalisation supports all aspects of construction, making investment in software and tools ever more important. To maximise any potential gains, good quality workforce skills training is also essential. But in an industry that operates on thin margins, digital transformation can be expensive, and organisations need to see there there will ...

Eng. Thabet Al-Sawyeed

New technologies will add “huge value” to construction

Eng. Thabet Al-Sawyeed, Governor, Saudi Contractors Authority, highlighted the growing importance and role of digitalisation in construction during his opening speech at the Construction Technology Festival 2022, saying that technology will disrupt the sector just as it has for other industries. Speaking in Dubai, UAE to an audience of industry ...

Construction Technology Awards 2022 - All winners

Winners announced in 2022 Construction Technology Awards

Eighteen winners and three highly commended trophies were handed out in the Awards The winners in the 2022 Construction Technology Awards have been announced. Held in person in Dubai, the awards showcased outstanding examples of digital or technology implementation, transformation and leadership that have helped design, build or operate projects ...

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