BIM Summit to bring together regional construction technology leaders

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The region’s top construction technology and design executives are scheduled to speak at the inaugural BIM Summit, which will take place at The Address Downtown Dubai on the morning of November 24th.

Among the speakers are a selection of the region’s most respected and knowledgeable construction professionals from the Middle East’s biggest firms including Shaun Pearson, Principal Digital (BIM) Engineer, Design & Engineering, Laing O’Rourke; Andrew Milburn, Associate, GAJ; Bhanu Gejjala, Vice President – Projects & BIM, RSP; and Ankit Revo, Head – BIM Solutions & Delivery, Global Design Centre, Atkins.

Under the auspices of Middle East Architect, Construction Week, MEP Middle East, and Facilities Management Middle East the event provides a platform for more than 100 construction professionals to come together to discuss the latest developments in the world of BIM.


Also speaking is Dr. Regard Yakou, Operations Director, Contraco; Phillip Jones, Managing Director, B+H Architects; Dilip Kumar, Sr. Executive Design Director, LACASA; Alex Kolpakov, BIM Centre Project & Construction Services Lead, AECOM; and Bart Leclercq, Senior Technical Director – Property & Buildings Middle East, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.

The BIM Summit is sponsored by Autodesk and AECOM, who have lent their support and thought leadership to the regions BIM transformation.

Other speakers include Arsen Safaryan, Process Manager – BIM, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre; Chris Tebb, Practice Lead  – BIM, MEU BIM Champion, Mott MacDonald; Andrew Darlington, BIM Manager, Ramboll; and Ahmed Balawi, BIM Department Manager, Arabtec

More information about the event including the agenda and speaker profiles can be viewed online at

For attendance enquiries please contact Michael McGill at, subject line: BIM Summit.


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