February, 2nd | 16:00h CET | ONLINE


Zigurat Global Institute of Technology and AIDIGITS BIM CENTER | BIM ACADEMY  are organizing the first edition of Global INFRA BIM 2021, a technical conference within the framework of Global Master’s in BIM Management for Infrastructure Projects.


Real Success Stories
with BIM

As the digital revolution is disrupting the infrastructure sector and bringing the potential to unlock productivity gains that have been missing for many years, we put our focus on projects that have excelled in terms of BIM implementation.

Global INFRA BIM 2021 seeks to show BIM in current and future practice by offering insights into successful global megaprojects. Join the expert BIM practitioners as they share their experience and prepare yourself to lead in the new era of infrastructure engineering.

Shopping Mall

Medical Facility

Iconic Airport


16.00 h

Institutional Welcome

Joana Pinto
Zigurat Global Institute of Technology

16.05 h

Innovative methods in BIM Implementation for Construction – Mega Commercial Centre

Anastasia Tsagka
BIM Specialist / Architectural Engineer MSc

16.25 h

Advanced BIM automated techniques for Fabrication; an Iconic Complex Architectural use case

Maria Souladaki
M&S Engineers

16.50 h

Augmenting point cloud workflows with advanced BIM application for Facility Management

Amjad Elmasri
Senior BIM / Geomatics Engineer / Facility Management Expert

17.15 h

BIM and the Construction Industry Digital Transformation – Challenges and the Way Forward

Issam El-Absi
AIDIGITS BIM Center | BIM Academy

Anastasia Tsagka
Senior BIM Engineer / Architectural Engineer MSc / Lecturer of Master’s in Global BIM Management for Infrastructure Projects

While working at CCC, she was responsible for the effective development of Information Models for visualization, cost estimation, material take-off and project control. She has participated in knowledge transfer regarding BIM workflows and methodology, producing information models and reports, quality control and design coordination, methods of measurement for structural and architectural BIM using international standards such as CSI.

Issam El-absi
Chief Executive Officer and Director For a Group of BIM, Digital Construction and Digital Transformation Establishments. Academic Director of Zigurat Master’s in Global BIM Management for Infrastructure Projects

He initiated the BIM approach and methodology in Consolidated Constructors Company (CCC) in 1997; and managed for almost a decade their three main centers of excellence for providing BIM, engineering and project controls services in CCC group, with a total number of BIM resources approaching 200 engineers. He has participated in knowledge transfer of BIM-based systems for construction and post construction through several international and regional conferences and events.

Amjad El-Masri
Facility Management Expert

While working at CCC, Amjad was responsible for implementing advanced geomatics technologies, such as Indoor Mobile Mapping System, terrestrial static scanner, UAV, and machine control. He was in charge of establishing workflows for as-built BIM modeling based on point cloud data and GIS integration.
His main areas of interest and expertise include GIS technologies, BIM application in Facility Management and Operational Maintenance, data analysis, and preparation. He has been involved in various construction projects and holds an M.Sc. from the University College London (UCL). He is currently working as a Facility Management Expert in a retail company.

Maria Souladaki
Civil Engineer M.Sc. / Senior BIM Engineer

She was the Team Leader in charge of developing LOD400 BIM Models for fabrication purposes for the Abu Dhabi International Airport. Development of structural and architectural BIM models and material take-offs for Al Zahia Mall. Project manager in several multi-story residential buildings. Site engineer for Omonoia Station & Monastiraki Station (Athens Metro Line 2 & 3). Maria is co-founder and partner at M&S engineers and professor of Master’s in Global BIM Management for Infrastructure Projects.”

Join the change with our Master’s in Global BIM Management for Infrastructure Projects!

This program offers a practical and comprehensive approach to Building Information Modeling (BIM) for its students. Students are asked to specialize in Roads & Highways, Railways & Metro Lines, Tunnels & Bridges, or Subsurface Utilities and become fully-capable in BIM for infrastructure construction.

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