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DigiPLACE Launch Conference

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After the September kick-off meeting of DigiPLACE, the EU-funded project aiming at creating a roadmap for a Digital Platform for Construction in Europe, the DigiPLACE partners are pleased to invite you to:

DigiPLACE Launch Conference will take place on 22nd November 2019 from 10.30 to 13.00 in the Fiera District of Bologna, Italy.

The event will be held within the larger framework of Digital & BIM Italia, an initiative dedicated to the transformation in the construction industry through digitalisation, technologies and innovation.


Please save the date in your calendar and confirm your participation by using the following registration form. The event's programme will be available soon.


For more information on DigiPLACE or click here.



Moderator: Riccardo VIAGGI, Secretary General of CECE


10:30   Welcome message by Federica BRANCACCIO, President of FederCostruzioni
             Welcome message by representative of Ordine degli Ingegneri Bologna
             Welcome message by Gabriele BUIA, ANCE President


10:40   Setting the scene: the EU policy perspective 
             Ilektra PAPADAKI, DG GROW, European Commission


10:55   The challenge of the connection between national and international platforms
             Pietro BARATONO, Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, MIT     


11:10   DigiPLACE Project presentation – What is DigiPLACE?
             Alberto PAVAN, Politecnico di Milano, DigiPLACE Project Coordinator


11:30   The role of digital platforms in construction: sharing experiences and lessons-learnt for the advancement of DigiPLACE

Paul SURIN, Construction Products Europe / IBM
Žiga TURK, University of Ljubljana
Nicolas NAVILLE, Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment
Alain ZARLI, European Construction Technology Platform
Fabrizio BASSETTA, Mario Cucinella Architects


12:45   Closing remarks by Paola DE MICHELI, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport (tbc)


13:00   End of the conference

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