Digitalization of the built environment – Challenges and Solutions workshop (DigiBECS Workshop)  

A workshop organised by Dig-IT Lab and Digital Futures that will provide keynotes and industry pitches on current topics, as well as discussions on possible solutions for the challenges connected to the sustainable digitalisation of buildings.

Programme

Thursday Sept 12

11:30 – 12:00 Registration

12:00 – 13:30: Networking Lunch (Syster o Bror)

13:30 – 14:00: Opening Remarks
• Welcome –  Overview of Workshop Goals

13:45 – 15:15: Session 1: Smart Grids and Buildings: The Renewable Energy Nexus
• Keynote speech: “Digital Twins for district energy system modelling” Ursula Eicker
• Industry pitches – challenge & solution approaches
• Solution discussion group work & summary

15:15 – 15:30: Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00: Session 2: Digitalization for Lifecycle Sustainability
• Keynote speech: ”Technology revolution within building evolution: How can pathways align?” Carmel Lindkvist (NTNU)
• Industry pitches – challenge & solution approaches:
• Solution discussion group work & summary

17:00 – 18:00: Panel on International Ontology discussion

19:00 – 22:00: Networking Dinner

Friday Sept 13

08:30 – 10:00: Session 3: ”Data-Driven Optimization for Sustainable Building Operations”
Keynote: Frederic Wurtz
Industry pitches – challenge & solution approaches
Solution discussion group work & summary

10:00 – 10:15: Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:45: Session 4: ”Policy, Regulation, and Market Transformation”
Keynote: Sara J. Wilkinson: Using AI to accelerate planning and building certification
Industry pitches – challenge & solution approaches
Solution discussion group work & summary

11:45 – 12:45: Panel on Creating Synergies for Sustainable Impact- Dataspace and data sharing

12:45 – 14:00: Closing Lunch and Collaborative Commitment Ceremony
Closing Remarks
Collaborative Commitments and Future Actions

14:00: Workshop Conclusion

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Digitalization of the built environment – Challenges and Solutions workshop
Registration open until 2024-09-01