CIF DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT 2020

Digital Construction: Competitive advantage in a Covid-19 world...

7th July 2020

Hosted Virtually

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CIF Digicon 2020

The end of construction as we know it… Digital disruption in Irish building

JUNE 13TH, CROKE PARK, DUBLIN

Introduction
In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the CIF DIGICON Summit 2020 is going virtual. This year’s summit, which will be web-based, will be the ideal vehicle for the construction industry to collaborate, learn, network virtually and debate the pressing issues facing the sector at large during this challenging time. The underlying theme concerns how the latest technologies and digitization of the industry can fastrack recovery.

Virtual sessions, panels and roundtables will focus on how key stakeholders can better collaborate to create a more profitable, sustainable and efficient industry via digital technology in the near future. The summit will delve into the latest technologies and digitization of processes within the construction industry and it will provide deeper insights into key issues, such as project management, new models for delivery, VDC Technology, big data in construction and the road towards BIM 3 in virtual construction.

The summit will offer an excellent opportunity to learn more about recent technology advances and to hear about challenges faced in complex construction projects from industry-leading inspirational speakers based both in Ireland and abroad.

The CIF’s Digital Construction Summit 2020 will bring together a virtual gathering of developers, planners, architects, engineers, contractors, material and solution providers, and other key stakeholders pivotal in the construction supply chain to explore best strategies and solutions to embrace digital transformation for a more productive and profitable future…

Whilst our agenda is at an early stage of development, topics we’ll be exploring include:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the industry
  • Unleashing the true potential of digitisation to boost productivity
  • New models of construction and real estate and real proptech
  • Embracing automation in construction
  • Which technologies will change how the industry works?
  • Will technology introduce new stakeholders?
  • What needs to happen to take BIM to the next level?
  • Public sector contracts
  • No pain, no gain: why cultural transformation is key to achieve real change
  • Case studies
  • What does the future hold for our construction workforce?
This event is designed for anyone in Ireland’s construction’s space. Attendees will include:

  • Engineers
  • Subcontractors
  • Construction management
  • IT professionals
  • Distributors
  • Infrastructure project leaders
  • Architects
  • Plant managers
  • BIM Managers
  • Buyers
  • Digital construction professionals.
Our Speakers
Just some of our speakers for DigiCon 2020
Hubert Rhomberg

Hubert Rhomberg

Futurist and CEO, The Rhomberg Group and CEO, Cree

Emma Hayes

Emma Hayes

Managing Director, Digital Built Consultants Ltd

Danielle Dy Buncio

Danielle Dy Buncio

Co-Founder and CEO, VIATechnik

 Robert Watt

Robert Watt

Secretary General, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Matt Gough

Matt Gough

Innovation Director, Mace

Daniel Costello

Daniel Costello

Vice President for Data Centre Engineering, Google

 William Hynes

William Hynes

Founder and Managing Director, Future Analytics Consulting Ltd

Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson

Digital Lead Director, Aecom

Testimonials
Read below to see what some of the attendees from our previous events have to say:
Sam Elliott
Matheson
‘Highly enjoyable speakers talking about relevant topics. Thoroughly enjoyable’
Dave Fogarty
Willie Duggan Lighting
‘Extremely well organised and informative event’
Aidan McEnroe
McKeon Group
All in all, very good, very informative’
James McQuaid
Errigal Contracts
‘I found the event insightful and very well run so congratulations on the success’
Brian Glancy
Kingspan Group
“An industry event not to be missed with some great opportunities for education and collaboration”
Niall Byrne
Jones Engineering Group
‘Good event, embraced current topics and anticipated concerns in the industry’
Conor Quinn
Felix O’Hare & Co Ltd.
‘Excellent event, flowed well and interesting topics’
John Lee
Malachy Walsh and Partners
‘Very well organised – an excellent variety of speakers who were well informed. The format encouraged speakers to share their views and knowledge’
Tickets

A percentage of all ticket sales will be donated to the Dublin Simon Community Frontline initiative, which is being run in partnership with the CIF

CIF Member Earlybird Ticket:

€65 + VAT

Non-Member Earlybird Ticket:

€85 + VAT

2020 Sponsors and Supporters

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Organisers
Who are the Construction Industry Federation?
CIF is the Irish construction industry’s representative body. All stakeholders recognise the CIF as the voice for construction because each sector and region are represented. CIF is member-led organisation through its 34 member Executive Committee. All members of this committee and other policy-groups are appointed from and by the CIF’s branches and associations. The executive committee directs a team of executives, subject matter experts and support staff in pursuing the objectives of the CIF’s committees, associations and branches.
Who are The Business Post?
A national weekly broadsheet newspaper published across the island of Ireland since 1989. The Business Post provides independent insight, commentary and analysis of the important stories and issues across a broad spectrum of topics: business, finance, politics, technology, markets, media, marketing and personal finance. For more information visit www.businesspost.ie
Who are iQuest?
iQuest is a leading Irish conference and exhibition company formed in 2001. Their goal is to create superior quality events on the issues that matter most to Irish business and government. For more information visit: www.iquest.ie
Contact Us
If you have any questions, requests, or require assistance with your booking, please feel free to contact me:
Jackie Bryan
Conference Facilitator
Tel: (+353) 87 055 7913
Email: Jackie.bryan@sbpevents.ie