30 June - 3 July 2018 Radisson Blu Plaza, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bock (Technical University of Munich, Germany)

BockThomasFoto2012The research activities of Prof. Bock (b. 1957) center on automation and robotics in construction. All stages are examined, from planning through building activity and useful life to renovation and demolition.

After studying architecture at the University of Stuttgart and the IIT in Chicago, Prof. Bock did his doctorate at the University of Tokyo. He is the director at the International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction in Eindhoven, the Asian Habitat Society in Beijing and the International Institute of Construction Information in Tokyo. Prof. Bock is an advisor to the French Ministère de l’Emploi, de la Cohésion Sociale et du Logement . He is a member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences, the Russian Academy of Sciences  and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus . Prof. Bock is also involved in editing “Robotica”, “Automation in Construction”, the “International Journal of Construction Innovation” and the journal “ACADEMIE”.

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Keynote speakers

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Ghassan F. Aouad
The art and science of leadership in construction
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Tarek Bahgat
Risk Management and Governance of Mega Projects
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Daniel Castro-Lacouture
Better (and within reason) design-construction interactions in a BIM world...
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Jesus M. de la Garza
Shortcomings in Plain Vanilla CPM Schedules


Submission of abstracts
15 January 2018

Notification on abstracts' acceptance
15 February 2018

Submission of final papers
31 March 2018

Payment of early registration fee
31 March 2018

Final deadline for hotel reservation
31 March 2018

Cancellation without penalty
15 May 2018

30 June - 3 July 2018