THE CONTENT YOU KNOW AND LOVE FROM OUR IN-PERSON EVENTS
Our webinars are uniquely curated by industry practitioners with content across the building lifecycle. With a variety of content options, and DBEI’s reputation for quality and value, these webinars are the most comprehensive and relevant collection of materials available.
Our flagship event designed to cater to the needs of those who design, build, operate and maintain our built environment. As an educational and networking event, BILT provides a variety of opportunities to learn and share, to probe and challenge, to listen and to be heard.
An exclusive event that brings together professionals in the Architecture and Engineering sectors responsible for managing and implementing design technology.
Aimed at students and educators, BILT academy is a one-day summit including Labs with exciting and interesting experts as speakers to provide the opportunity to discover the current state of the art practices and workflows in a multiple platform environment.
Executive Committee, Region Chairman, Asia
Richard Kuppusamy is a chartered British Architect with more than 18 years of experience in the AEC industry with projects across Europe to Asia.. He graduated from the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, with a Masters in Architecture and Urban Design in 2001.
After practicing in the UK for over 10 years; Richard returned to Singapore to join acclaimed architectural practice, WOHA Architects. In 2017 he joined Lendlease, as the Head of Digital Integration where he leads the implementation of innovation in digital technology and processes through BIM/VDC from design, construction through to facility management.
As an early adopter of BIM with over 10 years’ experience in BIM implementation and strategic planning Richard brings unique insights to create additional value in successful project delivery. Understanding commercial interests, processes, regulatory requirements and technical mechanics to implement BIM at both organization and project level from design to construction.
In his commitment to open collaboration to advance the industries adoption of BIM/VDC; Richard has contributed to the development of the Building Construction Authority, Singapore BIM Guide and lectures at the BCA Academy on BIM Management and Legal & Contractual matters.
LendleaseExecutive Committee, Region Chairman, Asia
A Sydney-based architect, Wesley is the founder of RTC Events Management. As a long-term user and advocate of BIM (starting with ArchiCAD in 1996), Wesley has been speaking and teaching in the field since starting to play with a pre-release version of Revit.
Wesley has worked directly with Autodesk on Revit development and implementation, built content for manufacturers and end-users, and has implemented multiple BIM tools into well over 300 practices throughout South-East Asia. He has spoken around the world on technology, facilities management and process change; he founded (and chaired for 5 years) the Revit User Group, Sydney; and is now focused on Smart Cities development worldwide.
DBEI Executive Chairman
Executive CommitteeRegion Chairman, Europe
Based in Aarhus, Denmark, Marcus is the Global Business Development Manager for pump manufacturer Grundfos’ strategic projects within Building Services. As a serial entrepreneur his mission is to make Grundfos the easiest pump company to work with, through digital tools. He is an avid global speaker on the perceived challenges of providing a global BIM offering, and how to overcome them – spicing up his talks with great deals of humor and provocative statements.He is also a member of the Building Content Summit (BCS) Steering Committee and is involved in organizations like ASHRAE, Europump, BIMMEPaus and ISO. Being exceptionally passionate about all things digital, he has worked with innovation and incubation of new products and business models. He holds a Master of Science in Economics and International Business from Aarhus University’s School of Business and Social Sciences – and brews beer in his spare time.
GrundfosExecutive CommitteeRegion Chairman, Europe
Director, Partnerships Region Chairman, ANZ
Chris recently joined Aurecon as Digital Practice Leader for the Defence sector. Chris’ role is to digitise engineering, technical and advisory offerings with client leaders and ensure digital ways of working are implemented for project delivery teams. He’s an advocate for better communication, data-savviness and value literacy in support of great outcomes in an ever-changing environment.
Prior to joining Aurecon, Chris worked for AECOM as a BIM Advisory leader, and prior to that, operated his own BIM consulting firm, assisting many firms in organisational change efforts, systems analysis and design, training programmes and project delivery.
He has worked on projects in Australia, Singapore and the United Kingdom, using his experience to develop systems and processes for numerous organisations. Chris desperately hopes to one day cease his involvement in extra-curricular activities… though hopes his BILT commitments aren’t among those.
AureconDirector, Partnerships Region Chairman, ANZ
RTC Events Management
A professional events manager, Heidi has been working on our events since 2007. These days, she manages the team of people that help make our events wonderful. She is responsible for the day to day running of the organisation and plays a lead role in the strategic direction and expansion into new regions. Heidi is kept busy juggling the team and her family, though always with immense pride.
RTC Events ManagementManaging Director
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