BIM expert to speak at construction tech summit
By Andy Brown11 February 2022
The second speaker for KHL’s Construction Technology Summit, a virtual event taking place at 4pm (Brussels time) on Thursday, April 21, has been announced.
Dr Marzia Bolpagni is Head of BIM International at Mace where she develops and implements digital construction solutions for public and private international clients in five international hubs. She holds a PhD in ICT and Smart Construction.
She is a member of the BIMExcellence Initiative, Assistant Editor of the BIM Dictionary where she coordinates more than 120 volunteers worldwide, Ambassador of the UK BIMAlliance and Expert at the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) TC 442 where she chairs a Task Group on information requirements standardisation.
She received several awards for her activities including ‘Woman Ingenious’ in 2017 and Star Award for Innovation and Service Excellence by Mace in 2019. In 2021 she received the prestigious Young Engineer of the Year award and the Sir George Macfarlane Medal as overall winner by the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Further high-profile speakers will shortly be announced for the event, the second Construction Technology Summit, which is being organised as a collaboration between Construction Europe and International Construction.
As well as the latest thoughts on BIM, subjects to be covered at the summit include the use and security of data, real-life case studies, digitising processes and the gains and potential challenges for contractors investing in digital technology.