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CIF Digicon 2019

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


2018 saw the launch of the inaugural CIF Digital Construction Summit. Attended by over 300 industry delegates and an array of international and national experts in the field, the summit addressed many of the solutions to overcome barriers associated with digital transformation and innovation within the sector.

CIF Digicon 2019 will remain focused on the road to Construction 4.0. The event will focus on how our construction sector can move beyond the ‘catch-up’ phase. We will present a premium line-up of discussions on the latest digital technology within the build environment. At a time where demand for infrastructure continues to rise, and wider geopolitical and economic uncertainty is creating new challenges and opportunities for the sector, CIF Digicon 2019 returns to explore how key stakeholders can better collaborate to create a more profitable, sustainable and efficient industry via digital technology.

The summit will delve into the latest technologies and digitization of processes within construction industry and it will provide deeper insights into key issues such as project management & job site monitoring, 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 from both home and abroad. Besides the keynote presentations and panel debates, networking breaks will give the opportunity to gather together to share potential ideas and discuss emerging technologies in modern construction, as well as how to fully benefit from next generation field technology.

CIF Digicon 2019 will bring together 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:

  • Bytes and mortar and Construction 4.0: The Digital Future
  • Roadmap to BIM 3
  • The Internet of Construction – How will connected devices continue to unlock new communication opportunities?
  • Construction Co-bots – Can robots and humans exist harmoniously in the sector?
  • How the digital agenda is driving new opportunities for skills and training
  • 3D Printing and Robotics
  • Off-site Manufacturing
  • Computational Design and Automation in the Architectural Design Process
  • BIM in the Common Data Environment
  • Insights into next generation field technology
  • Construction industry IT support and real-time collaboration
  • Big Data – Effective ways to control data overflow
  • Material and equipment tracking with the latest technology
  • AI for design and build
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.


Read below to see what some of the attendees from our previous events have to say:

Sam Elliott


‘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’

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Who are the Construction Industry Federation?
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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

The Venue

Croke Park, Dublin

Croke Park

The Digital Construction Summit takes place in the Hogan Stand, Croke Park, Dublin 3 – located off Jones’ Road. Please DO NOT enter the Cusack side for this event.  The red box below has directions to this event including all bus, DART, train and Dublin Bike information.

Parking: Free car parking is available in the Davin Car Park this is located on North Circular Road and accessed via St Margaret’s Avenue. There is pedestrian access from the car park onto Jones’ Road / Russell St for the main entrance to the Hogan Stand (on Jones‘ Road, opposite the Croke Park Hotel).

GPS coordinates 53.360712, -6.2533977

Tel: + 353 1 819 2300


Eircode: D03 P6K7

Croke Park