AFRICA’S FIRST DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION EVENT TO TAKE PLACE ON JOBURG SOIL
The African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo sees the launch of the Construction IT Summit and Expo which will take place on Tuesday, 10 May and Wednesday, 11 May 2016 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.
As with any industry, the evolution of technology has enhanced the capabilities of the construction industry. The Construction IT Summit and Expo will provide attendees with an opportunity to enjoy unique exposure to IT developments and trends within the sector. In addition, it will also be a great networking opportunity for construction executives and professionals to share their insights and experiences with regards to the use and efficiency of technology in the construction industry.
BIM Institute, one of the presenting partners of the Construction IT summit and expo is dedicated to supporting and helping deliver the standards and requirements of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) strategy for Africa. In so doing, BIM Institute aims to promote the processes and standards required to strengthen Africa’s construction software industry. Says, Vaughan Harris, Executive Director of the BIM Institute, “The BIM Institute wishes to see the dramatic improvements by helping deliver the standards and requirements of the Building Information Modelling Strategy for Africa and promote the software and IT processes and standards required to strengthening South Africa’s construction industry for the future of any construction project implementation and beyond.”
Attendees of the Construction IT Expo, will benefit from being exposed to the only practical platform offering vendors and solution providers access to the entire construction IT lifecycle. The new Soft Lounge podium area (similar to the TV series Top Gear lounge) is specifically for exhibitor engagement and demonstration area with continuous informal discussions over the two day period.