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The 'Constructing our World' conference runs 22–24 March 2017.

The ‘Constructing our World’ conference runs 22–24 March 2017.

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Keynote speaker David Philp of AECOM.

Keynote speaker David Philp of AECOM.

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Helena Lidelow of the Lulea University of Technology in Sweden.

Helena Lidelow of the Lulea University of Technology in Sweden.

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George Quezada of CSIRO I Data61 in Australia.

George Quezada of CSIRO I Data61 in Australia.

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The ‘Constructing our World – People, Performance, Purpose’ conference will take place from 22-24 March 2017 and is being hosted by the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and the Singapore Institute of Building (SIBL).

The conference will showcase leading-edge technology, construction innovation, practices and methods that have the potential to transform the sector and improve our built environment.

‘Constructing our World’ will feature speakers from Australia, Hong Kong, Sweden, the UK, Singapore, South Africa and the USA, in addition to leading New Zealand industry representatives.

Keynote speakers include David Philp, Global Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Information Management Consultancy director for AECOM, Helena Lidelow, associate professor at the Lulea University of Technology in Sweden and Dr George Quezada, an innovation scientist from Australia with CSIRO I Data61.

NZIOB chief executive Malcolm Fleming says, “The ‘Constructing our World’ conference will bring speakers who are at the forefront of these changes to New Zealand to share how the next wave of construction ‘best practice’ could transform the sector and our built environment.”

For more info on the event and speakers, see here.


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