Beyond crypto: Digital transformation in construction through blockchain technologies – NXT BLD London, June 2018
Blockchain is not just about crypto currency. It could also have a huge impact in construction. Dr Eleni Papadonikolaki of UCL / Bartlett is also a board member at the Construction Blockchain Consortium. With a deep background in the construction supply chain, Dr Papadonikolaki highlighted key issues, with adversarial, non-collaborative, transactional and governed by mistrust. Blockchain is one way to circumvent a lot of those issues by providing certainty, security and building trust, but there are many ways to implement an encrypted ledger system.
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Mike Leach, Lenovo
Rebecca De Cicco, Digital Node
How Smart Cities, BIM and Digital Construction will alter future skill requirements.
Marc Petit, Unreal Enterprise
The journey to real time.
Hedwig Heinsman, DUS architects / Aectual
Aectual construction – sustainable, customizable, 3D printed.
Dr Abel Maciel, Bartlett School of Architecture
Design Thinking, Teams and Disruptive Technologies.
Dr Max Mallia Parfitt, Fulcro Group
VR and AR visualisation of BIM data: Changes in tech over the last 10 years.
Marianna Kopsida, Trimble
Mixed Reality Solutions for AEC.
Dipa Joshi, Director of Assael Architecture
Smart cities & emerging technologies: Cutting through the noise.
Bruce Bell, Facit Homes
Pre-fabrication has had its day – Digital Construction is the future.
Andrew Watts, Newtecnic
Future Technologies for Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC).
Andrei Jipa, ETH Zurich
Stefana Parascho, Gramazio Kohler Research
Cooperative robotics in architecture.
Daniel Schmitter, Mirrakoi SA
Xirus: 3D CAD – From Biomedicine to AEC.
NXT BLD is organised by AEC Magazine and brings next generation architecture, engineering and construction technologies to life in an exclusive conference and exhibition. These emerging technologies facilitate new ways of designing, enhancing the use of 3D models, applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and offering new possibilities in digital fabrication and construction.
NXT BLD London took place on 13 June at Congress Centre, London in association with Lenovo. The conference covered innovations in digital fabrication, Virtual and Mixed Reality, design visualisation, AI, Blockchain and lots more.
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