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buildingSMART UAE Annual Gathering 2024

27 February 2024 - 27 February 2024

buildingSMART UAE Annual Gathering 2024

buildingSMART UAE Annaul Gathering 2024

Date & time: 27 Feb 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Dubai Municipality HQ , City Hall

This event is by invitation only, so please RSVP to confirm your attendance through this link​ or scan the below QR


We will try to offer a live streaming of the keynote presentations

Please use this link: Join the meeting

Meeting ID: 351 857 796 945

Passcode: FZmcw9

Event Programm:

Unlocking Productivity & Sustainability through openBIM  

guest of honor and speaker: Clive Billiald buildingSMART International CEO, UK

Clive will talk about the opportunities provided by open digital standards to improve productivity and sustainability across the global built environment, from design to asset management. He will explain the integrated suite of standards and services already available to users through the openBIM ecosystem, and provide an insight into what to expect from future developments.

Dubai Municipality and buildingSMART UAE leadership role in fostering  digital transformation in AEC sector in UAE

SpakersEng. Maryam Almheiri , UAE Chapter Presedient, CEO of Building Regulation and Permit Agency​ - Dubai Municipality

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Eng. Maryam will  highlight the leadership role and latest updated from Dubai Municipality and UAE buildingSMART chapter to foster digital transformation and BIM adoption in AEC sector in UAE.

Insights into DM BIM-based Building Permit​
Spakers: Dr. Ali Ismail , Dr. Ibrahim Fahdah

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Dr. Ali and Dr. Ibrahim will share dubai municiplaity insights for the reasons behind the need for transitioning from 2D CAD to 3D BIM building permits and the importance of BIM standads and reason for adopting openBIM for permit submission. Dr. Ali and Dr. Ibrahim will also give an overview of the platforms used for BIM submissions and the process for successful BIM submission. This will be followed by a showcase of an example of BIM submission for a real project that meet Dubai BIM requirements.

Business value of Information Management (BIM) –Global perspective
Speaker:  Rahul Shah, CMgrFCMI ,Global Director, Built Environment, BSI , UK
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Rahul will give an overview about the business value of BIM and information managment and address following questions:
  • Why should your organization adopt BIM and what is the business value?
  • What is BIM ISO 19650 and how does it support business opportunities?
  • ​UK BIM journey and lessons learnt –challenges and opportunities
Strategic Alignment of Roadmaps and Platforms for Effective BIM Adoption (online)
Speaker: Dr. Bilal Succar , ChangeAgents AEC​ , Australia

In this engaging online session, Dr. Bilal Succar will share insights from his extensive experience with Building Information Modelling (BIM), emphasizing the strategic alignment of roadmaps and platforms for fostering BIM adoption. Highlighting key aspects of his work, including a focused review from his auditing report for Dubai Municipality, Dr. Succar will touch upon the importance of coherent strategies in BIM implementation. Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of essential considerations for digital transformation distilled from lessons learned in global contexts.


Dubai Municipality

Al Riga Area, Deira, P.O.Box 67

800 900 around the clock

Working Hours
Monday to Thursday: from 7:30a.m. to 3:30p.m.
Friday: from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

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