Global BIM Summit pre-event series 3-11 March 2021

Global BIM Network

Governments across the world are transforming the way infrastructure is designed, built, operated and integrated by implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) to improve social, economic and environmental outcomes for people and places. By governments and multi-lateral institutions and investment banks encouraging the adoption of BIM across the value chain, there is greater opportunity to deliver both public and private-sector benefits. 

In this series of four webinars held from 3-11 March 2021, public sector, multi-lateral representatives and leading BIM initiatives across the world addressed a global audience consisting of policy-makers, public procurers and built environment professionals from over 90 countries. 

Attendees learned: 

  • Best practice in national BIM introduction for the public sector, industry, and the built environment 
  • How governments and multilateral investors are driving productivity in the global construction market through introduction of standards and standardization 
  • The social, economic and environmental benefits and real-world impacts of digital transformation in the design and delivery of national infrastructure 

Webinar 1 – 3 March 2021

BIM in the UK – Fergus Harradence, Department of Business Energy & Industrial Strategy

BIM in Estonia – Jaan Saar, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

BIM in Colombia – Valentina Sarmiento Buitrago, Ministerio de Vivienda, Ciudad y Territorio

Host – Adam Matthews, Centre for Digital Built Britain   

Global BIM Summit webinar 1

3 March 2021

Webinar 2 – 4 March 2021 

BIM in Singapore – Tai Fatt Cheng, Building & Construction Authority

EU BIM Task Group – Souheil Soubra, Chair of the EU BIM Task Group

BIM in Argentina – Cecilia Benjardino, Ministry of Public Works of Argentina Republic

Host – Alanna Gluck, Centre for Digital Built Britain 

Global BIM Summit webinar 2

4 March 2021

Webinar 3- 10 March 2021

BIM in the United States – Roger Grant, National Institute of Building Sciences

BIM in Chile – Sebastián Manríquez, Planbim Corfo

BIM in Vietnam – Ngoc-Binh TA, Institute of Construction Economics, Ministry of Construction

BIM in Czech Republic – Jaroslav Nechyba, Czech Agency for Standardization 

Host – Alanna Gluck, Centre for Digital Built Britain 

Global BIM Summit webinar 3

10 March 2021

Webinar 4 – 11 March 2021

UN OPS – Nigel Muñoz Oro, Latin America and the Caribbean in UNOPS

European Commission – Ilektra Papadaki, Digital Construction and Sustainable Built Environment 

Latin America – Carolina Soto, President of the Red BIM de Gobiernos Latinoamericanos

Inter-American Development Bank– Claudia Suaznabar, Lead Specialist for the Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division

Host – Adam Matthews, Centre for Digital Built Britain Play

Global BIM Summit webinar 4

11 March 2021