Event summary

Dubai Campus

Event details

Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus together with CIB TG96 are organising an international conference on smart built environment. Developing and integrating the various aspects of the built environment and infrastructure in a smart approach is a great challenge for today’s cities. Some of the key encounters facing the world growing cities and urbanization development include: affordable housing, employment, transportation, energy, clean water, food supply, quality education and health services, pollution, waste management, etc. This conference is focused on how the construction industry can accelerate the pace of innovation to deliver a smart built environment.

Conference Themes

All topics relevant to smart built environment are welcomed. The following is a representation of these themes:

  • Accelerated innovation process
  • Construction procurement approaches
  • The impact on culture of smart BE
  • Integration of data and information
  • Automation and robotics
  • Infrastructure developments
  • Economics and management of smart BE
  • Performance measurement
  • Asset maintenance and operation
  • Design for smart BE
  • Digital engineering and BIM
  • Smart/intelligent buildings & infrastructure
  • Sustainability and the environment
  • Climate change challenges
  • Internet of Things (IoT) applications
  • Cost-benefit analysis and value added
  • Legal implications of smart BE
  • Real-time monitoring and control
  • Resilience engineering
  • Agile and lean thinking
  • Business models for smart BE
  • Policies and regulations

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 28/02/20
Abstract acceptance notification: 28/03/20
Paper submission deadline: 15/05/20
Paper review notification: 06/07/20
Final paper submission deadline: 14/08/20

Contacts and Further Information

Chair: Dr Taha Elhag - t.elhag@hw.ac.uk
Co-Chair: Prof Mohammed Dulaimi - m.dulaimi@leedsbeckett.ac.uk