07 - 09 March 2023 | ExCeL, London

07 - 09 March 2023
ExCeL, London

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A whole new digital state of mind

Digital Impact has returned for 2022. The time has come to engage with tech leaders for a new learning experience. Take a deep dive into innovation and unlock a new realm of digital possibilities for the AEC industry.

When it comes to digital, it’s all about understanding what’s possible. Developing better skills, better processes and achieving better outcomes for people, places and spaces.

Digital Impact offered Futurebuild visitors a new experience and a closer look into the digital ecosystem of the built environment. It had featured the most advanced technology and the most brilliant minds the AEC industry has to offer, delivering content to cater for all levels of understanding and adoption of digital construction methodologies.

This year, Digital Impact equipped with the mindset that will allow them to successfully navigate their transformational use of digital construction and shape their future thinking.

Content from the Digital Impact spotlight stages will be available soon.



10:15 - 11.00

Rethinking solutions in a digital transformation age

We often hear the term digital transformation, but to fully belief in the transformative powers of the digital age, we must first understand what this means and how we will truly be transformed.

Chair: Casey Rutland, Founder, Digital Green
Speaker: Tom Cheesewright, Applied Futurist and Broadcaster
Speaker: Gerry Ruffles, Head of Education, MOBIE
Speaker: Dayle Zielentino, Managing Director, Penny Deer Property


11:15 - 12:00

Digital Building Performance Evaluation in-use: the way ahead

This session, hosted by the Building Performance Network UK, will bring you right up to date with the latest digital developments in Building Performance Evaluation (BPE), with a specific focus on the ‘in-use/occupancy’ stage.

Chair: Mat Colmer, Building Environment Specialist, BPN
Speaker: Luke Smith, Build Test Solutions
Speaker: Josh Sykes, Head of Technology, Swansea University
Speaker: William Box, Director, Carnego Systems


12:15 - 13:00

The new BREEAM Platform: data-driven whole life performance

With the advent of BREEAM, BRE created the asset-level certification movement over 30 years ago, and we are now looking to revolutionise the built environment again with the delivery of our new platform this summer. Our credible science and research give confidence that the BREEAM Platform is a framework you can trust.

Speaker: Dr Shamir Ghumra, Head of Building Performance, BREEAM


13:15 - 14:00

Collaborative spatial design for a new digital world

In this talk, you can step into a new dimension with Johan and Hilmar as they share their experiences using Arkio – a new collaborative spatial design tool that enables users to work together from VR, AR, PC, Mac, tablets and phones. This new design tool adds a virtual collaborative layer to your current design workflow allowing you to design without limits.

Speaker: Hilmar Gunnarsson, Founder and CEO, Arkio
Speaker: Johan Hanegraaf, Co-Founder & Head of Product, Arkio


14:15 - 15:00

Witness the transformative power of the world’s first AI-enabled C2C® fully circular materials resource platform in action

Sustainability Specialists, 540 WORLD introduce C2C® circular construction principles and how to make them practical with a digital gamechanger. The multi-module myUpcyclea is the first circular-economy-ready materials management platform that is AI-enabled for building resources. This live demonstration includes how to enable waste-free circular construction with an evidence-based exemplar process which includes financial and socio-environmental metrics, in a step-by-step approach showcased by their CEO & COO designer, followed by Q&A's.

Speaker: Christine Guinebretière, CEO & Co-founder, Upcyclea
Speaker: Eric Allodi, COO & Co-founder, Upcyclea


15:15 - 16.00

The need for a digital supply chain - why it all makes perfect sense

The Construction industry has the tools and processes to radically change the future of the built environment and help businesses work more efficiently, reducing both costs and carbon emissions.

Speaker: Henry Fenby-Taylor, Head of Information Management, Centre for Digital Built Britain


16:15 - 17:00

Retrofit One Stop Shops – Making retrofit easy for householders

Many homeowners would invest in upgrading their homes, if only they knew where to start. This, in addition to knowing that they were getting a quality assured service from somebody they can trust – a one-stop-shop solution. Two initiatives are leading the way in this space – this is a chance to find out more and learn from their experiences.

Chair: Rick Hartwig, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)


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Futurebuild 2022 will be curated into six sections, providing innovative solutions to address the biggest challenges facing the built environment.
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