15 events which will determine the path of the construction revolution in the first half of 2020

    Innovation in this sector is unrelenting and this can be seen in the number of construction events which have been planned for the first six months of 2020.

    We have included a selection of events to ensure that you are up to date with the latest business ventures, innovations and new technologies. CEMEX Ventures will once again have a leading presence at many of these events.

    Make sure that you have your passport ready so that you don’t miss out:

    1. Builtworld: Onsite Logistics

    Leading companies including Doka, Palfinger, PwC, Strabag y Wienerberger will meet with tech companies from the sector and they will have the chance to get to know these companies and learn more about what they have to offer. Each company will have 30 minutes to pitch their idea and this will be followed by a 15 minute questions and answers session. The presentations will cover a wide range of topics including construction logistics, data storage and project administration.

    Where: weXelerate, Vienna, Austria

    When: 01/15/2020

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    2. World of Concrete

    This is the commercial construction industry’s first annual international event for concrete and masonry professionals across the globe.

    Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

    When: 02/04/2020 ─ 02/07/2020

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    3. Construction Technology & Innovation Conference (FMI)

    The second annual construction technology and innovation conference will focus on exploring the industry’s technology solutions. The conference will provide the attendees with the opportunity to gain inspiration on innovation and on the ways in which technology can be used to improve productivity, and likewise they will be given advice on how they can achieve operational excellence.

    This one-day event will take place in two different cities: Houston and Gran Rapids (on the 7th and 12th of February respectively).

    Where and when:

    • Stafford Centre, Houston, Texas (02/05/2020).
    • DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, Michigan (02/12/2020).

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    4. Israel Industry 4.0

    The Israel Industry 4.0 (II4) portal connects Israeli start-ups, industry leaders, experts, and multinational corporates to the Industry 4.0 in Israel. It looks to become an international industry 4.0 innovation hub through its entrepreneurial culture and innovative ecosystem that uses Israel’s disruptive technological advances to change the way products are manufactured.

    This event will showcase all of the activities and resources within the sector as well as demonstrating how these can be implemented and operated.

    Where: Tel Aviv, Israel

    When: 02/24/2020 ─ 02/27/2020

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    5. Builtworlds Light + Building 2020

    The German conference, Light + Building is held every two years to present the latest lighting trends. It is an excellent source of inspiration for building services technology.

    The latest electrical engineering and home automation products will be presented at this conference which usually attracts architects, engineers, installers and real estate professionals.

    Where: Frankfurt am Main

    When: 03/08/2020 – 03/13/2020

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    6. 2020 World of Modular

    This modular building event will be attended by professionals from this sector. The Modular Building Institute (MBI) has been teaching professionals from the commercial modular building industry for almost 40 years. This is a place to network, exchange ideas and learn from experts and problems.

    Where: Orlando, Florida

    When: 03/09/2020 ─ 03/12/2020

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    7. BIM WORLD Paris 2020

    At this Parisian event you will be able to find out more about real-estate construction and infrastructure in the digital era. There will be conferences about 4.0 construction; the optimized use of infrastructure and the development of the digital experience in public spaces; and smart infrastructures.

    The event’s partners include Resolving, Wizzcad and Abyla, amongst others.

    Where: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, Francia

    When: 03/31/2020 ─ 04/01/2020

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    BWT Asia has become one of the main real estate technology events. Following on from the success of the 2019 edition, a new event is being organised in Singapore which looks to welcome new real estate, technology and venture capital minds.

    Dónde: Capital Tower, Singapore

    When: 04/01/2020 ─ 04/02/2020

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    9. BuildIT 2020

    BuildIT is an event dedicated to the innovations, technologies and developments which are being implemented in the construction industry as a result of the digital transformation.

    Those in attendance will be able to discover how the companies in the sector conduct their business. There will be more than 1000 attendees as well as 150 exhibitors present at this event.

    Where: Festival Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    When: 04/07/2020 ─ 04/08/2020

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    10. 2020 Offsite Conference

    This conference and exhibition will showcase innovative offsite construction solutions, presenting the latest developments, innovations and investments in the sector to those in attendance.

    The conference which will take place in London at the end of April is being organised by the Offsite Hub, an information centre for the offsite construction sector worldwide.

    Where: London, England

    When: 04/28/2020 ─ 04/29/2020

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    11. Builtworlds Summit 2020

    The next Builtworlds Summit will take place in Chicago where more than a dozen speakers will discuss technological innovations in the construction sector.

    Where: Chicago, Illinois

    When: 05/06/2020 ─ 05/08/2020

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    This is a TICx fair where relevant tech companies will collectively meet investors, manufacturers and distributors from the construction industry.

    Where: Stuttgart, Germany

    When: 05/20/2020

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    13. AEC Next Conference

    AEC Next is a project-centric and solutions-oriented conference with presentations by industry professionals. The conference attendees will be provided with the opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and how these can be used to solve any challenges they may come up against.

    The program includes topics such as transportation, infrastructure, building performance, artificial intelligence, machine learning, etc.

    Where: McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

    When: 06/03/2020 ─ 06/05/2020

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    14. Offsite Manufacture Conference & Exhibition

    This event will bring together more than 400 leaders from the property, development, infrastructure and construction industries for the modular and offsite manufacturing agenda.

    Some of the most influential businesses and institutions in the sector will be in attendance to speak to us about their experiences, visions, developments and trends.

    Where: Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire, England

    When: 06/11/2020

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    15. ENR FutureTech

    ENR FutureTech is an event for business and IT leaders in architecture, engineering and construction. This event will offer thought-provoking and interactive sessions, creating an intimate network which will promote the exchange of knowledge on the latest technologies which can be used in this sector.

    Where: San Francisco, California

    When: 06/11/2020 ─ 06/12/2020

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