17 - 18 October 2018
Excel, London

DCW 2018

Main Stage Conference

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17 Oct 2018
  1. The life of every person in Britain is affected by the construction sector. It is one of our truly nationwide industries – encompassing individual homes in remote areas and some of the greatest infras ...
  2. This session will explore the opportunities associated with the digital transformation of our built environment and how it can help address many of the industry’s biggest challenges.  Our panel of exp ...
  3. Kevin Blankespoor is Vice President of Product Engineering at Boston Dynamics.  He’s led the development of the BigDog, LS3, Atlas, and Handle robots.  Blankespoor also wrote the control software that ...
  4. Antoni Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia church, in Barcelona, is finally due for completion in 2026, one hundred years after his death. Gaudi’s expressive and flowing vision has been an adventure in structu ...
  5. This session will look to pull apart our current delivery models and explore the future of the built environment as an industry the manufactures rather than one that constructs.    Our panel of expert ...
  6. This session will explore the opportunities that technology and innovation represent for the future growth of our industry and workforce. The session will outline the work being done by the UK Governm ...
  7. The need to solve the industry’s inefficiencies and labour shortages has forced the industry to change the status quo. While many promises of the future have been untested, some new and innovative app ...
  8. Whilst on secondment from Shell to the UK Government. Dev created the political momentum to support and generate a major review on Artificial Intelligence, which he led, working with Prof. Dame Wendy ...
  9. It has been estimated that AI could add an additional £630bn) to the UK economy by 2035, increasing the annual growth rate of GVA from 2.5 to 3.9%. Increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can br ...
18 Oct 2018
  1. The Centre for Digital Built Britain mission is to develop and demonstrate policy and practical insights that will enable the exploitation of new and emerging technologies, data and analytics to enhan ...
  2. The way we create buildings has not changed in 40 years, and as a result we have fallen behind other sectors and the increases they've seen in productivity. This creates a challenge in meeting the UK’ ...
  3. The City Intelligence Unit provides economic, demographic, geographic, opinion and other research, intelligence, analysis and advice to the Mayor of London, the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Lond ...
  4. The construction industry is still ripe for change and with 70% of the world’s population being urbanised by 2030, technology has to be a key element of this transformation process.  Trimble’s unique ...
  5. Even with greater choice of transport modes in many cities, including innovative private sector offers, demographic changes and evolving economic pressures mean this incremental progress may not be en ...
  6. In basic terms, all construction is an assembly of components, producing a finished product designed to meet a specific need.  A straightforward concept – but essential that it is undertaken correctly ...
  7. This session will shift focus to through life performance as we move to create smarter assets.  Our panel of experts will break down the barriers to collaboration across our sector and envisage new mo ...
  8. The space sector is rapidly advancing. These advancements are bringing those of us here on the ground new insights into how we can reduce the vulnerability of our infrastructure assets and urban envir ...
  9. Innovation and technology holds the key to solving many of the industries biggest challenges.  Increasing productivity, improving our health and safety record, reducing our carbon emissions, enabling ...

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