Tag: Digital Twin

Digital Twins – What are they, why do we need them and if you want one, how do you get started?

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Many thanks to all those that tuned into our webinar on Digital Twins on 20th May 2020. For those that missed it, we have published all the videos from the event on the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing YouTube channel at the links below.

These videos should help answer some of the above questions but do keep checking our blog for our follow up thought pieces on the issues raised.

BIM and Digital Update – Duncan Reed, Chair of thinkBIM and Trimble

The National Digital Twin Programme – Mark Enzer, Centre for Digital Built Britain

Don’t get triggered by Digital Twins – John Adams, Glider BIM

The importance of knowing why? – Vicki Reynolds, i3PT Certification

The value of being fashionably late – George Mokhtar, Turner and Townsend

Online Q & A with our speakers – Chaired by Duncan Reed, Chair of thinkBIM

Challenging Digital Twins – Pre-recorded interview with Maria Villanueva, Jacobs Engineering

Twitter Stream

If you want to read the tweets from the afternoon these have been collated at following link. https://wakelet.com/wake/dC-3Ze-nJ6YUbiRFvl72W

For more videos like this, please subscribe to the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing You Tube channel.

With thanks to our event sponsors GliderBIM
and our network sponsors Trimble

Save the Date – 2019/2020 thinkBIM Conferences

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We are pleased to be able to share with you the dates for the next five thinkBIM Conferences. We have some great topics lined-up including #manufacturing, #DigitalTwin, AI/Mobile + much more!  Running for over six years now, thinkBIM conferences blend presentations from key speakers in the digital construction field with panel debates, round table discussions, networking and often a little something different for the final session. Many of our presenters have gone on to be leaders in the BIM/Digital field at their respective organisations as well as sitting on national and international forums and advisory groups. 

Key dates for 2019/2020 are as follows;

Wednesday 4th December 2019
Wednesday 4th March 2020
Wednesday 20th May 2020
Wednesday 30th September 2020
Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Details of the individual conferences to follow.

If you would like to receive information about any or all of these events, make sure you are signed up to the Centre for Knowledge Exchange newsletter here. Once you have registered you have the option to choose the networks and specific industry areas you are interested in hearing about.

We look forward to seeing you at a future BIM event!

 

Digital Skills Conference : thinkBIM Autumn 2019

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**SOLD OUT – Apologies but this conference is now full. If you have any questions, please email ckeevents@leedsbeckett.ac.uk**

Joining us we have Erol Erturan, Managing Director of Adept Engineers who has built his entire business on the basis of delivering schemes digitally. Erol is a passionate advocate for technology and Adept were the 2019 Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humberside Digital Construction Award winner.

David Owens, Senior Consultant for Digital Transformation at Costain Group PLC will be sharing his experience and learning, both within Costain and their supply chain, and also from his secondment period with Highways England where he helped this organisation develop their own digital strategy.

We are also pleased to announce the full line up of round tables and topics:-

  • Melanie Robinson, Edinburgh Napier University; Can we bridge the gap between BIM rhetoric and BIM reality with digital skills?
  • Dai Evans, Fuse Studios; Teaching Digital Skills
  • Liam Clarke, Freeform 4D; Delivering Digital 4D – what are the skills needed to get the benefits?
  • Mark Stodgell, PCSG – Digital transformation, digitisation and the alleged generational divide

YORhub at thinkBIM

We are pleased to announce that this conference will be the first where we will get feedback from Leeds Beckett students. For the first time students conducted research using live YORhub projects and supply chain members. Come and support our students and hear their findings!

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Squire Patton Boggs, 6 Wellington Place, Leeds

13:00 to 17:00, registration and lunch from 12:00

 

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