29-30 September 2020


World Summit on Digital Built Environment

Community Sessions

Session 1: Redefining sustainable design

Future buildings – Green & Smart?

Mika Kovanen, Ramboll Finland

Virtual Energy Urban Community as an enabler of clean energy urban transformation

Francesco Reda, VTT

mySMARTLife – Open Energy Data Ecosystem as a Driver for Carbon Neutrality

Maria Viitanen, City of Helsinki

Sustainable Design: From Bioclimatic to Regenerative Digital Design

Arlind Dervishaj, BIM A+

Lean2Cradle® Material Passport – Digitizing Buildings to activate their circular value

Jose Ignacio Cubina Reyes, Eco Intelligent Growth

Utilizing the LCA calculations using BIM

Ahmed Hussein, Metropolia University

Community Sessions

Session 2: Redefining virtual design process

Proof of Concept for a BIM based permit checking environment in Estonia

Rick Klooster, Future Insight

Integrated 3D digital city publisher & data collector for companies & municipalities

Petri Kokko, Sova 3D

BIM for massive wood, straw bale, and clay

Conor Shaw, Shaw Architectural Solutions

Co-creating and collaborating with partners to increase the efficiency and transparency

Mika Kupila, HEAL / Trä Digital Oy

Rethinking structural engineering process

Petteri Karjalainen, A-Insinöörit

Case Large complex builds: How BIM and VR are critical in building sustainable collaboration

Kasey Snyder, Tridify

Community Sessions

Session 3: Redefining urban well-being

Principles of a sustainable city: platform + transparent + data-driven

Natalia Rincón, CHAOS

Smart Communicative City Planning: Towards People-Centered Built Environment with Digital Methods

Pilvi Nummi, Aalto University

Redefining the citizen engagement as an ecosystem of data linked to locations

Maarit Kahila, Maptionnaire

How to achieve inclusive sustainability, case Espoo

Elina Wanne, City of Espoo

Virtual co-creation platform for urban planning

Petri Kangassalo, Aalto University

Future of Work

Tom Lindholm, YIT

Community Sessions

Session 4: Redefining healthy housing

How does the megatrend of individualism effect the behavior of real estate customers

Harri Majala, GBuilder

Spaces configurator to facilitate environmental and health requirements

Berit Virtanen-Thewlis, Trä Digital Oy

Digital analysis of residential architectural qualities

Kaj Granath, Chalmers University of Technology

Climate wise housing cooperatives

Visa Kivisaari, Green Building Council Finland

Prefabricated modular insulation elements for the deep energy renovation of existing building stock

Targo Kalamees, Tallinn University of Technology

How Artificial Intelligence can save energy and increase indoor comfort at the same time

Imre-Gustav Vellamaa, R8tech

Community Sessions

Session 5: Redefining technology adoption

Blockchain in real estate and construction

Alireza Khalafi, Swiss Association of Crypto Investors

AI transformation in engineering – building the right competencies after COVID-19 crisis

Janne Liuttu, Ramboll Finland

Co-creation of Digital road map – step by step from vision to practice

Suvi Nenonen, University Properties of Finland Ltd

Dynamic systems view on built environments and their digitalization across the globe

Pekka Huovinen, Business Management PJH

BIM-Futures – Capacity-building professional development

Mark Kelly, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

How Datahub enabled COVID-19 impact follow-up on construction sites

Heikki Sulonen, YIT

Reasons that slow down Nordic proptech growth

Risto Kankaanpää, Pontos

Community Sessions

Session 6: Redefining digital infrastructure

Automation of city asset management process with computer vision technology

Markus Melander, Vaisala Oyj

Bottlenecks of creating digital infrastructure in Finland

Maiju Örmä & Kaisu Laitinen, Tampere University

How should we structure information so we can reuse it tomorrow and in 50 years from now

Göran Samuelsson, Swedish Transport Agency and Mid Sweden University

Creating a national framework for easier information exchange in road construction projects

Erling Onstein, NTNU

Benefits of digital twinning in creating a user-centric and sustainable built environment

Jarkko Männistö, Sitowise

Community Sessions

Session 7: Redefining digital construction

Cost-efficient documentation of buildings and technical installations with photogrammetry

Adrian Merkel, FRAMENCE GmbH

Synchronizing construction activities with takt platform

Marco Binninger, TAKT.ing

Experience and challenges of digital development from general contractor’s perspective

Miina Karafin,Nordecon AS

Using digital sticky notes for communicating from office to field

Heikki Halttula, Topcon Technology Finland Oy

Superior communication is a key factor in order to improve construction project performance

Otto Laurila, Homerunbynet Oy

Virtual timber construction factory

Raiko Gustavson, Estonian Woodhouse Association

Concrete 3D Printing: Accelerating the transition to Sustainable and Automated Construction

Fernando De los Rios, Hyperion Robotics

Community Sessions

Session 8: Redefining digital lifecycle

Smart Maintenance of University Campus Facilities – Case Tampere University

Jani Hämäläinen, Siemens & Ville Kautto, University Properties of Finland

Key elements in building trust in data ecosystems

Vesa Ilmarinen, Platform of Trust

Augmented Reality for Facilities Management

Francisco Forns-Samso & Mao Lin, Granlund

Social extended reality for construction and FM business

Henri Pirkkalainen, University of Tampere

Utilizing 3D city model to predict the heat demand of buildings

Enni Airaksinen, City of Helsinki, Helsinki3D+

Sensorized ETICS for LCA performance assessment

Angelo Ciribini & Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue, University of Brescia, Italy

KEKO Innovation Ecosystem, first results and focus areas

Mikko Kuusakoski, YIT