ECPPM 2022 – Presentations

- Keynote  -  Thematic Speakers  -  Best practice


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Keynote speakers


Raimar Scherer 

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Description automatically generated with medium confidenceProf. Dr.-Ing. Raimar J. Scherer is Senior Professor at the Institute of Construction Informatics at the Technical University Dresden responsible for the research. The series of ECPPM conferences was initiated by Prof. Raimar Scherer in 1994 as a joint initiative of several European research projects related to construction information technology.



Topic:  History and Future of ECPPM 

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Léon van Berlo 

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Description automatically generated with medium confidence- has a history in the construction industry but is driven by digitalization from the early days. He is currently the Technical Director of buildingSMART International.



Topic:  Don’t forget about the import 

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Ardeshir Mahdavi 

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Description automatically generated with medium confidence- is University Professor of Building Physics and Building Ecology TU Wien, Austria. 



Topic:  Why we need "HIM" in BIM 

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Arto Kiviniemi 

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Description automatically generated- is "Honorary Research Senior Fellow at the School of Architecture in the University of Liverpool, has MSc in Architecture from Aalto University, Helsinki, and PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, California.



Topic:  AECOO Education – Do we need a new teaching paradigm? 

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Leif Granholm 

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Description automatically generated with medium confidence- has been involved with the development of BIM and GeoSpatial related software since 1979, when he joined Tekla as Programmer, then IT Manager, Sales Representative, Senior Consultant, Technology Director and Director for both Public Infra and Energy/Utilities Business Areas



Topic:  Role of Open Standards and BIM (Model based information) in the Construction Industry workflow

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Thematic Speakers – Industry day


Martin Fischer 

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Description automatically generated with low confidenceProfessor Fischer's research goals are to improve the productivity of project teams involved in designing, building, and operating facilities and to enhance the sustainability of the built environment.



Topic:  Scaling exceptional performance with Virtual Design and Construction

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Emma Hooper

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Description automatically generated with low confidence- is an Associate Director and Head of R&D at Bond Bryan Digital, for her day job she works as an information manager on projects both client and contractor side but also creating information management strategies within organisations.



Topic:  Information the one true asset to rule them all: Information management using the ISO 19650 information management framework and Industry Foundation Classes (IFC). 

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Cathrine Mørch 

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Description automatically generated- is Director digitalization and development, Statsbygg. Statsbygg is the Norwegian government building commissioner, property manager and developer



Topic:  Digitalisation in Norway

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Description automatically generatedJohn Hainsworth 

- is Technical Director | Smart Infrastructure at Mott MacDonald  and has 30 years of experience applying engineering & digital to the built world.



Topic:  Digitalisation and Sustainability

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Trine Dyrstad Pettersen 

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Description automatically generatedTrine Dyrstad Pettersen is Technical Manager in Byggevareindustrien;



Topic:  A profitable and competitive Norwegian building materials industry that is a leader in sustainable solutions

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Best practice


Vegard Brå

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Description automatically generated with medium confidence- is project Manager Project Development at HENT


Sara cultural building is a 20-storey building constructed from wood from the forests surrounding Skellefteå. It follows in Skellefteå's long tradition of constructing buildings in wood. Also, the use of solar cells and an efficient energy strategy help to minimise the building's carbon footprint.

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Erik Langørgen

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Description automatically generated-is project coordination manager in NCC Norway


Project coordination manager in NCC Norway

Technobyen is located in the middle of the Technology Arch, centrally located between NTNU and SINTEF at Gløshaugen and St. Olavs Hospital. Proximity to the city center and public means of transport, train and airport bus. 75,000 square meters spread over 5 modern commercial buildings where approx. 2,500 employees are looked after at their workplace.

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