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ConTech Series: What Is The Real Future For BIM?

Wednesday, 11th November 2020 0945hrs – 1130hrs

To meet the future demands of growing populations and the need for economic growth, the property and construction industry must look to smarter, more efficient ways to design and build, not just as a means to keep with the UK’s development, but also to help create spaces that are smarter and more resilient. This webinar will explore the future of BIM and how it can help our industry meet future demand for development in and quicker and smarter way.

This webinar is part of a new series on the future of the construction industry which are taking place over the coming months, and will explore the next big trends, innovations and challenges the industry needs to prepare for.

We will gather major industry influencers and free thinkers to discuss the challenges and opportunities that will be present across the built environment in the years to come.

Speakers for this event include:

Karen Alford,
FCRM Manager – Digital Asset Data and Information
Tim Platts,
Rebecca De Cicco,
Anne Kemp,
  • Environment Agency – Karen specialises in asset data and information and will give an insight into the Environment Agency’s digital journey. The Environment Agency has been putting a lot of effort into digitising previously analogue information and data, and applying a common digital transformation strategy. She will share some thought leadership on her work to implement BIM across the organisation’s more than 500 projects, and use the technology to develop client capability.
  • TPPS – Tim has a lifetime of experience in the construction industry and property sector with BIM being a particular passion. Tim will give thought leadership on his advocacy for BIM, what its real future is and how it will help us create spaces that are smarter and more resilient to meet future demand.
  • Digital Node – As the sole director and manager of Digital Node Rebecca’s aim is to work hard to support the Construction Industry in the uptake and education surrounding Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Digital Construction and Engineering Methods. She founded the company in 2013 and with its roots in the UK now operates globally to support a variety of differing clients in this ideology. Rebecca will give more intel on the future of BIM and how it can help our industry meet future demand for development.
  • Atkins Global – Anne was recognised with an OBE in 2019 for the role she has played in helping the UK understand how the construction and infrastructure sectors can adopt a digital approach to better design, build, operate, and integrate the built environment. Anne has been with Atkins for 24 years and has acted as advisor to a wide range of clients including HS2 and Heathrow Airport. She is currently a part of the leadership for wider digital transformation of the Group, providing valuable insight into future direction for their delivery teams and clients. Alongside her role at Atkins, Anne is Chair of UK BIM Alliance.

Associate your brand with this Webinar and position your brand at the forefront of the discussion around the future of construction and property. We have various partnership packages available, including opportunities to speak on the webinar, allowing you to present your message to your target audience and receive maximum brand awareness and impact. Packages available include:

Package Delegate Ticket Cost Chair/ Speaking Opportunity VIP Access Cost (+VAT)
Webinar Partner £0 Yes Yes £2,000 View Details
Advertising Partner £25 Yes £500 View Details

Webinar Partner


The webinar partner package will give an even bigger boost to attendance numbers and visibility. Be at the forefront of the webinar – with a speaking slot on the panel and prime branding throughout the webinar and post/pre event communications. This package will elevate your brand and drive awareness, loyalty and trust in front of industry leaders. This is the ultimate package if you’re looking to be seen as a leading figure within the industry. Benefits include:

  • Free to attend which will boost attendance numbers to 200-500
  • Sponsor an existing event or work with us to develop a bespoke title/agenda/panel of speakers
  • Request Built Environment Networking to invite up to 3 speakers of your choice to join the panel
  • Targeted marketing campaign aimed at attracting your target audience to the event – whether it be company types, regional companies or job titles/level of attendee.
  • Inclusion within all pre-webinar speaker discussions
  • Sit on the expert webinar panel as a thought leader
  • Deliver a 5-minute thought-leadership presentation on the webinar to industry delegates
  • Join a private debrief meeting in our VIP room to continue to discussion with speakers
  • Prime branding on the website and throughout the full webinar
  • Additional branding on all event documents, emails, booking forms etc
  • Full downloadable copy of the webinar after the event
  • Social media posts – pre, during and post-conference activity

Advertising Partner


Prime branding on all emails used to promote the webinar with delegates before, during and after the conference. Benefits include:

  • Branding throughout the full event – on the website, during the conference, on the presentations and on our emails sent to our 130,000 strong database
  • Exhibition stand at the virtual event to showcase your brand and gain interest from delegates
  • 5 x free tickets for colleagues to watch and get involved in the online event
  • VIP Room Access to connect with our speakers in a one-to-one environment
  • Full downloadable copy of the webinar after the event
  • Social media posts – pre, during and post-conference activity

Our online webinars will merge our face-to-face events with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, an exceptional panel discussion and debate, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall. The event agenda will run as follows:

09:45-10:00 – Networking & Exhibition

10:00-11:00 – Main Stage – speakers to share insights, trends and exclusive information

11:00-11:30 – Networking & Exhibition

Here’s a little video highlighting what to expect

And here’s a bit more information of key areas of our online webinars…

You’ll receive unique log-in details to join our online event via computer or phone – and you’ll be greeted with an easy navigation tool. You’ll be able to navigate to:

Main Stage

Where the webinar will take place with excellent speakers and content. You’ll be able to get involved, asking questions and taking part in live polls.


Just like a real event you’ll be able to meet and connect with new people in our forum. You can directly request to chat with someone or you can enter our ‘speed networking’ area to meet numerous new people within the industry. Get your elevator pitch ready!

Sponsor / Exhibitor Area

Meet our partners and sponsors – view what they’re all about, video chat with them and download their literature and product information.


Event Ticket: What Is The Real Future For BIM? £25.00

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Wednesday, 11th November 2020

0945hrs – 1130hrs

£25 – £25


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