Tag Archive: conference

May 19 2015

Digital construction autumn 2015

Construction IT conferences: are we beginning to move beyond BIM and look at other, related fields, and to do so more affordably? The recent heavy focus on BIM has seen some UK construction IT conferences become a bit repetitive (and, sadly – particularly for SMEs – often expensive), featuring the same speakers, the same case studies, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2015/05/digital-construction-autumn-2015/

Aug 04 2008

Think no more

Zerochampion blogger Phil Clark is today (Think RIP) coming to terms with publisher CMP’s decision to discontinue its sustainability conference/exhibition event, Think – the latest manifestation of which, Think 08, I attended earlier this year. As the event organiser, he lists various reasons behind the decision: Crowded market/branding Names – “we were too late to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2008/08/think-no-more/

Jun 27 2008

Reviewing BuildingSMART 2008

I have now had a couple of days to reflect on Wednesday’s BuildingSMART conference in London (see my live-blog posts here and here). My thoughts…. UK lagging behind – Given that it’s an organisation’s annual event, you would expect a lot of the same people to turn up each year, and there were a lot …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2008/06/reviewing-buildingsmart-2008/

May 15 2008

BuildingSMART 2008 conference programme revealed

The programme for the 2008 London international BuildingSMART conference has been published. The one-day event – enticingly (ha, ha!) entitled “The STAND-INN Route to Sustainability and Value for Money in Construction and FM using BIM/IFCs” – is to be held again at the RIBA in London, on Wednesday 25 June. The day includes: sessions on …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2008/05/buildingsmart-2/

May 12 2008

Future of the NCCTP

The future of the NCCTP, the UK construction collaboration technology providers association (now part of Constructing Excellence), is to be debated at a facilitated meeting of its steering group in London this week. The group was founded in late 2003 and set out to create some data exchange standards between the different vendors’ systems and to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2008/05/future-of-the-n/

Apr 24 2008

IT in Construction conference, London

I’m at the 4th annual conference organised by Construction News conferences on IT in Construction – an event that used to be organised in partnership with the IT Construction Forum (now part of Constructing Excellence). There are around 70 delegates from across the industry in the room at the Earl’s Court conference centre in west …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2008/04/it-in-construct/