The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction


Keynote Speakers

The 30th EG-ICE conference invites high-profile keynote speakers who give novel academic and industry perspectives.


Professor Ioannis Brilakis, University of Cambridge 

Ioannis Brilakis is a Professor of Construction Engineering and the Director of the Construction Information Technology Laboratory at the Division of Civil Engineering of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.
Ioannis's research interests lie broadly in the field of construction engineering with a focus on construction automation and information technologies. 
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Professor Chimay Anumba, University of Florida

Prof. Anumba joined the University of Florida on August 1, 2016 as Dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning. 
Prof. Anumba is also Editor-in-Chief of the Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management journal, Co-Editor of the Journal of Information Technology in Construction, and Specialty Editor of the ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. He sits on the editorial boards of numerous other journals.
Chimay’s research interests are in the fields of construction engineering and management, advanced engineering informatics (AI, CPS, KBS, etc.), concurrent engineering, knowledge management, distributed collaboration, high performance buildings, and sustainable construction. 
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Professor Tim Broyd, University College London

Tim Broyd is Professor of Built Environment Foresight at The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction and Director of IDIBE. He is also an Honorary Professor of Civil Engineering at UCL.
In his role at UCL, Tim works with industry, government and academia to understand and prepare for the future challenges and opportunities in the built environment. He is a leading advocate for building information modelling (BIM) and a founding member of the UK Government’s BIM Task Group.
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Professor Pengjun Zhao, Peking University 

Pengjun Zhao is a Professor in Urban and Transport Planning at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Peking University, and the Director of Centre for Urban Planning and Transport Studies at Peking University. He is also the Editor-in-Chief for Cities (Elsevier).
Pengjun's research mostly focuses on sustainable transportation, travel demand management, sustainable mobility and transport equality.
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Professor Rafael Sacks, Israel Institute of Technology

Prof. Rafael Sacks joined the Technion as a member of faculty in 2000 and served as Head of Structural Engineering and Construction Management in the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering from 2012-2015.
Rafael‘s research interests are focused on the synergies of BIM and Lean Construction, two related areas that are revolutionizing the tools and practices used in Construction, Civil Engineering and Architecture.
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Prof. NG Shiu Tong Thomas, City University of Hong Kong

Prof. NG has been taking up the role of Head of Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering.
As Chair Professor of Smart and Sustainable Construction, NG's research focuses are primarily on smart city, sustainable built environment, community resilience, infrastructure asset management, digital transformation, construction informatics, construction industry performance and productivity, project delivery systems, etc.
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Dale Sinclair, WSP

Dale is Head of Digital Innovation at WSP’s Property and Building business.
Dale brings together his passion and knowledge for digital construction to deliver game-changing, interdisciplinary workflow, modern methods of construction and digital technologies, into large-scale WSP projects, practicing what he preaches. A qualified architect for 35 years, he was lead author of the RIBA Plan of Work 2013 and 2020 publications and has published several books on offsite manufacturing, design management and the pivotal role of the lead designer role in the digital age. He chairs the UK Construction Industry Council (CIC) Digital Forum, an industry group at the British Standards Institute (BSI) and was recently described as a pragmatic futurist.

Mark Enzer OBE FREng, University of Cambridge

Mark is a keen champion of digitalisation in the built environment and he is particularly interested in outcomes-focused systems-thinking, collaborative delivery models, digital transformation, connected digital twins, low-carbon sustainable solutions and the circular economy.  Mark is a Strategic Advisor at Mott MacDonald and he is the Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in the digitalisation of the built environment at the University of Cambridge. 
Previously, Mark was the CTO of Mott MacDonald and the Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain, where he was the Head of the National Digital Twin programme.

Prof. Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, University of Maryland

Prof. Miroslaw J. Skibniewski is the A. James Clark Endowed Chair Professor of Construction Engineering and Project Management in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland in College Park.
Prof. Skibniewski currently specializes in e-commerce technology applications to engineering project management for construction and in construction automation.  He developed one of the first construction automation programs in the United States and collaborated with major industrial and government organizations both in the United States and overseas.
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