Thought Leaders Series: Driving Engineering Forward with Innovative Workflows and Spatial Data

Start time: 1.00pm AEST. Join industry experts for a deep dive into BIM technologies. You will learn how to accelerate your business by accessing the right data and embracing new forms of data.
Thought Leaders Series: Driving Engineering Forward with Innovative Workflows and Spatial Data

Whether you are tendering, designing, or constructing, having access to the right kind of data Is critical for business continuity.

Innovative solutions can support you as you work toward building smarter and more resilient spaces. With modern 3D and GIS visualisation techniques, ensure team members are working on a single operating picture, and with the most scalable, easy-to-use, and easy-to-integrate data.

Join industry experts as they deep dive into BIM technologies. Discussions will include BIM in engineering, the benefits of the software, and how to create spaces that are smarter and more resilient. 


Key Themes

  • Having access to the right kind of data is critical for business continuity
  • The global AEC industry must look to smarter, more efficient ways to design and build 
  • Accelerate your business by investing in technology
  • Learn how to collaborate via BIM across the project lifecycle 
  • Hear about the benefits of BIM 

Our live webinar will include a Q&A where you will be able to direct your specific questions to our panel.


Preliminary Program


1.00pm – 1.05pm Welcome Address

1.05pm – 2.05pm Presentations and Discussions

2.05pm – 2.30pm Q&A Session



Ben May
ANZ Buildings + Places Digital Transformation Director, AECOM

Ben is a Digital evangelist with over 20 years of experience both locally and internationally leading the delivery of projects across the built environment sector.

An early adopter of BIM within Australia, he has worked exclusively with Revit and Building Information Modelling (BIM) since 2006.

His BIM & Digital experience includes implementing and managing Digital workflows to combine process, technology, and people to maximize project outcomes.

His current focus is on transforming AECOMs Australia and New Zealand Buildings + Places business by embedding digital workflows to streamline and enhance project delivery.


Fletcher Heywood
Geospatial Sales Engineer, Nearmap

With 7 years of experience across government, engineering and environmental management, Fletcher brings an extensive geospatial background to Nearmap. Fletcher has a passion for aerial imagery – and is now diving in with our AI product. He regularly leans on knowledge from his studies at Macquarie University and spreads it far and wide across the business with passion and eagerness for the entire suite of Nearmap products.

Steve Grigg
Technical Director, Digital Advisory, Mott MacDonald

Steve has over 20 years' experience delivering transport projects across Australia and internationally.
He has been working with transport authorities and state governments in preparing BIM Strategies, and Digital Engineering requirements for projects, centring the approach around the single common source of truth (Data).
Steve currently works in Mott MacDonald's Digital Advisory team, delivering solutions for clients to help them realise the benefits that Digital Engineering can bring to their projects.


Who should attend

AEC with a focus on Engineering and Construction 


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Please note: This session is available as a webinar only. Register to access webinar details. 

27 / 07 / 2021 - 01:00 pm to 02:30 pm
Registration Closes
27 / 07 / 2021 01:00 pm
  • Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Technical Society Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Student: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
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