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BIM in the Civil Ecosystem


  • Angela Lang
    Angela Lang
    Panel Discussion Facilitator

    Angela Lang has been an instrumental roleplayer in the BIMcommUNITY for over 4 years. Her contribution to raising the BIM Tide movement has resulted in the exceptional annual BIMHarambee, where theory and practice meet.

    Angela echos the core values of BIMcommUNITY of:
    G : Generous and Discreet
    I : Inspirit (Cheer, Stimulate)
    V : Value (every voice counts)
    E : Equality (leave your shoes, ego and agendas at the door)

    It is these values that make Angela the ideal conversation facilitator.

  • Dr Calayde Davey
    Dr Calayde Davey
    Senior Lecturer - University of Pretoria

    Dr Calayde Davey is a senior lecturer at University of Pretoria as well as a Director at Regen50 and The Pocket Sense. Dr Calayde has been involved in the acclaimed Hatfield project, which has pushed the envelope of what is possible with BIM in adopting and mastering iOT, digital twinning and a robotic scanning dog, to name a few.

    Having spent 2 years as a Postdoctoral Research Associate on African Digital Twin Cities, Dr Calayde has a firm grip on BIM and is pivotal in transferring her knowledge to our future BIM recruits.

  • Eesa Limbada
    Eesa Limbada
    Civil Engineering Technologist - City of Cape Town

    Eesa boasts over nine years’ experience focussed on the analysis, design, construction and maintenance of civil engineering hydraulic infrastructure.

    His current responsibilities include coordination of infrastructure development (in both the public and private environments), implementation of asset management principles, design approvals, construction management, and mentoring of staff.

    Eesa believes that BIM could be a valuable tool in the design and management of multi-disciplinary complex projects, and that modelling underground engineering infrastructure using design software can go a long way in developing accuracy and allowing project managers to understand the impacts of top-structures on underground infrastructure, improve risk management strategies, sustain improved communication between various stakeholders, and allow for provision of clear, quality reporting to clients and end-users.

  • Marek Suchocki
    Marek Suchocki
    Autodesk Global Business Development Executive

    Marek supports key Autodesk customer accounts, providing industry insight, thought leadership on digital transformation, infrastructure sector expertise, and technology implementation guidance. Engagement in national and international industry bodies linked to the development of BIM, information management, and data exchange standards.

    His 30-plus years of experience include BIM standards for the construction industry, open data standards for the AEC sector, and Collaboration and Information Management to name but a few.

  • Mmanoko Motsepe
    Mmanoko Motsepe
    Geometric Technologist - AM Consulting

    Mmanoko has been a Geometric Technologist at AM Consulting for over 6 years, functioning in the Roads and Transport Department. Mmanoko’s area of expertise spans geometric design, stormwater drainage design, project management, and quality control management.
    Her digital transformation journey has been significant in embracing new 3D software as well as learning how to automate design functions with advanced civil technology.

    Mmanoko has experienced firsthand the benefit and rewards of BIM in Civil and Digital Transformation.

  • Shoan Junkoon
    Shoan Junkoon
    Senior Director at Junkoon & Associates

    Shoan has 33 years experience in civil engineering analysis, design and project and construction management of heavy industrial projects in the mining, cement, ferrochrome and steel industries.

    Specialised in the detailed analysis and design of heavy reinforced concrete and structural steel structures including foundations for buildings and heavy machinery, multi-storey concrete frame structures to carry industrial equipment, tailings dam decant towers, bridges and concrete water retaining structures with high water temperatures and corrosive fluids.

  • Shuaib Yunos
    Shuaib Yunos
    Senior BIM Technical Specialist: Civil Infrastructure & Mining

    I love design, infrastructure & technology. I am at the technological heartbeat of the design process, advocating and implementing design technologies to create intelligent, innovative & sustainable design solutions in the fields of Civil Infrastructure, GIS and the Built environment.

  • Vishal Lutchman
    Vishal Lutchman
    Managing Director - Zutari

    Vishal is the Managing Director for Zutari Projects. He is a professional engineer with over 22 years’ experience in leadership and management of businesses related to the development of infrastructure projects. Aside from an MPhil in Leadership, an MBA, a Diploma in Business Management, a BSc Civil Engineering degree, and a Diploma in Civil Engineering he is currently completing his PhD in Urban Studies at the University of Johannesburg.

    Vishal previously served as the CEO of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), steering them through various challenges within the organisation, the industry, and the country. Before his role at SAICE, he was Director of the maritime, aviation and rail business at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. Vishal has held various other noteworthy positions including Director of the Maritime and Freight Advisory group at RoyalHaskoningDHV and Deputy Chief Engineer at Transnet.

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 13 Oct 2022
  • Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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13 Oct 2022


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

BIM in the Civil Ecosystem: What is Possible?

Baker Baynes in Collaboration with SAICE

BIM is finally gaining traction in the civil sphere, with many civil engineering professionals acknowledging its positive impact on industry enhancement and innovation. This webinar will prompt a panel discussion around the ecosystem BIM affords the civil industry, looking at global trends, drone to design, Industry 4.0, and how the professional framework is evolving to adapt to these disruptors.

These topics will be touched on by our esteemed panellists, providing context to projects incorporating intelligent technologies in the civil engineering sector here in South Africa.

This online event is CPD accredited by SAICE and offers 0.2 CPD points.

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