Speakers

KEYNOTE: Paul Doherty

The Digit Group
Paul is the President and CEO of the digit group (www.thedigitgroupinc.com) and is one of the global industries most sought after thought leaders, strategists and integrators of process, technology and business. A Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council, Paul is an award winning architect, author, educator, analyst and advisor to Fortune 500 organizations, global government agencies, prominent institutions and the most prestigious architectural, engineering and contracting firms in the world. A pioneer in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and a former Fortune 500 corporate officer, Paul's current work is focused on Smart City real estate developments that include financing, design-build and innovative technology solutions in the USA, Australia, Europe, Middle East, India, Southeast Asia and China. Concurrently, Paul is the co-founder and producer of the critically acclaimed and popular AEC Hackathon (www.aechackathon.com) that launched at Facebook Headquarters in Silicon Valley.

KEYNOTE: Paul Doherty

The Digit Group
Paul is the President and CEO of the digit group (www.thedigitgroupinc.com) and is one of the global industries most sought after thought leaders, strategists and integrators of process, technology and business. A Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council, Paul is an award winning architect, author, educator, analyst and advisor to Fortune 500 organizations, global government agencies, prominent institutions and the most prestigious architectural, engineering and contracting firms in the world. A pioneer in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and a former Fortune 500 corporate officer, Paul's current work is focused on Smart City real estate developments that include financing, design-build and innovative technology solutions in the USA, Australia, Europe, Middle East, India, Southeast Asia and China. Concurrently, Paul is the co-founder and producer of the critically acclaimed and popular AEC Hackathon (www.aechackathon.com) that launched at Facebook Headquarters in Silicon Valley.

Mads Bjerregaard

Region Midt
Mads has been involved with the concepts of BIM since 2013. First through a master of Science and Technology in Building Informatics and since as ICT coordinator at Region Midt. Mads is primarily focused on the delivery of data and information, regarding the maintenance of large hospital projects. This ranging from delivery of 3D models and technical data from suppliers, to coordinating requirements, tailored to the operation of complex buildings.

Emil Edvardsen

INGENIØR'NE A/S
After Emil Edvardsen received his bachelor's degree from the Technical University of Denmark in 2007, he worked for four years as a technical specialist; teaching various Autodesk Revit platforms, with a special focus on Autodesk Revit MEP during his employment at one of the largest Autodesk reseller firms in Northern Europe. He has written training manuals and held several presentations at conferences including RTC Europe 2016, as one of the Top 10 speakers. From 2011 onward, Emil has worked as a MEP engineer, whilst implementing BIM and upgrading the skills of internal Autodesk software users. One of his continuing goals is to develop a natural workflow between Revit users and non-Revit users.

Marcus Fich

Grundfos Holding A/S
Chairperson, BCS Europe & Committee Member, BILT Europe
Based in Aarhus, Denmark, Marcus Fich, is the Global Business Development Manager for pump manufacturer Grundfos’ strategic projects within Building Services. As a serial intrapreneur his mission is to make Grundfos the easiest pump company to work with through digital tools. He is an avid global speaker on the perceived challenges of providing a global BIM offering and how to overcome them - spicing up his talks with great deals of humor and provocative statements.He is also a member of the BuildingContentSummit (BCS) Steering Committee and is involved in organizations like ASHRAE, Europump, BIMMEPaus and ISO. Being exceptionally passionate about all things digital, he has worked with innovation and incubation of new products and business models. He holds a Master of Science in Economics and International Business from Aarhus University’s School of Business and Social Sciences - and brews beer in his sparetime.

Tom Frostgaard

Lillebaelt Academy
Tom Frostgaard is an Assistant Lecturer at the Lillebælt Academy, in the bachelor degree of Architectural technology and construction management. He is educated constructing architect and has a master in ICT and Learning. He is working with development of new methods to optimize and improve the digital construction process in the Danish construction industry. Tom has been working with developing and implementation of BIM “way of thinking” in the educational sector since 2003.

Megan Green

Design Technologist, Unifi Labs
Megan Green has recently become the Design Technologist for UNIFI Labs, where she works in their Las Vegas headquarters. Previously, she was the Director of Design Technology at JBA Consulting Engineers, where she launched the company's international design technology standards, implemented new design technologies, developed training programs for the production teams, and was an important point of contact for clients in implementing BIM solutions. Bringing her unique blend of industry expertise and product knowledge to UNIFI Labs, she works with customers to help them with strategy and implementation as well as communicating feedback to the development team. She is also a member of the Design Technology Summit (DTS) Committee where she works with professionals across the design industry who are responsible for managing and implementing design technology. Megan earned her degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Institute and State University and loves to visit Disneyland and Walt Disney World in her spare time.

Tore Hvidegaard

3dbyggeri Danmark
Tore Hvidegaard has a background as a designing architect, and has for the last 10 years worked in the field of creating digital product and optimising processes for a wide range of product manufacturers as well as works for building owners and contractors.
Deeply involved in the field of defining the new digital workflows in the construction industry, Tore has also been part of several BIM/ICT standardisation projects in Denmark, from defining Rules of Measurement, to project manager on the newest BIM contracts and execution plans. Common for all projects is thinking out of the box to optimize what's in the box: so, on one hand we have to break all the rules, and destroy the ways we used to work, on the other hand we have to respect the current state, setup and how things get done.

Lars Kanneworf

NTI CADcenter AS
Lars Graduated as Diploma Engineer from DTU from the Energy & Construction Line. He received an High Distinction from Copenhagen Business School in Computer Science & Financial Management and has worked on 3D implementation and data management in the industry for 15 years. Since 2008, Lars has been Division Manager in NTI. Lars is responsible for the Strategic Planning of BIM concepts and the building division budget + 150 million DK. Staff that report to Lars consist of Developers, BIM Consultants and Sales Consultants.

Ville Kyytsonen

Uponor Group
Ville is Head of BIM for Uponor group, a manufacturer and developer of invisible indoor climate, safe drinking water and energy solutions for residential and commercial buildings and infrastructure. Located in Finland, Helsinki but working on global business opportunities wherever needed. Ville has 10 + years of experience with digital construction solutions, software and BIM. Passion for business development and start-up mentality drive Ville forward – he enjoys being involved hands-on in development and trying out new technologies. He holds a Master of Science in Economics (Management Science) degree from Helsinki School Economics. 

Adam Sheather

AECOM
Program Manager
Adam’s role is focused on the developing systems and people skills to deliver BIM and DE project deliverables to clients across AECOM’s market sectors. This involves supporting & upskilling teams to deliver workflows and decision making to ensure best value for our clients, and allowing AECOM’s talented team to focus on design rather than on output. Adam works as part of the AECOM BIM Advisory group providing technical and strategic advice relating to contracts, BIM Execution Plans, project deliverables, support, management and system tools on our BIM Management and BIM2FM Integration partnerships with Clients. His other role is to manage the scope and product development of new applications working with AECOM’s Technology as a Service & GIS teams.

Randall Stevens

ArchVision
Chairperson, BCS Global Steering Committee
Randall Stevens is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of software development, sales and management experience. Randall offers a unique combination of expertise in software and graphics technology, coupled with a degree in architecture. Randall founded ArchVision in 1991, a software development firm specializing in 3D graphics and content management technology for the design industry. He successfully led the company in the development of Rich Photorealistic Content (RPC) currently being used by customers in more than 100 countries. Through ArchVision, Randall built relationships with the industry's leading design visualization software companies including Autodesk and Bentley Systems.Randall received his B.Arch. from the University Of Kentucky College Of Architecture and served as an adjunct faculty member at the College of Design at the University of Kentucky from 1991-2007 teaching the use of Autocad, 3ds Max, Sketchup and Revit. He currently teaches entrepreneurship at the University of Kentucky College of Business.

Jette Stolberg

NIRAS
Jette is chief consultant, specialist and responsible for ICT & BIM in NIRAS. Furthermore, Jette is a specialist in AutoCAD and Revit, as well as in the preparation of ICT agreements. She has extensive experience in project management, ICT management, support, teaching, standardization and development of ICT and CAD / BIM, building models, where she has a massive knowledge and insight into applied software in the construction industry.

Mikkel Toppel Anderson

Lillebaelt Academy
Mikkel Toppel Andersen is an Assistant Lecturer at the Lillebælt Academy, in the bachelor degree of Architectural technology and construction management. He is educated constructing architect and has a master in ICT and Learning. He is working in the educational sector as a lecturer and with development of new ways to plan, manage, collaborate within, execute and evaluate the digital construction process in the Danish construction industry.

Paul Woddy

White Frog Publishing Ltd.
Paul is based in the UK and joined the European team at Revit Technology Corp in 2001 as product evangelist for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and has essentially been doing the same thing ever since. As a consultant and trainer, Paul has advised hundreds of companies and thousands of individuals on the strategic implementation of Revit and BIM across the world. He co-founded White Frog to provide a better quality of classroom teaching materials and these days Paul divides his time between teaching teachers and writing books, classroom resources and qualifications on BIM methodology and related software. He is currently spending a lot of time in China and the Far East, where there is a massive task to upskill their whole industry on BIM. Paul also breeds Alpacas!