Comb Makerspace Lectures: Win in 2017: New Trends of BIM Development


BIM (Building Information Modeling) is not only the hottest topic about high-tech innovation in construction industry, but the focus of digital intelligent development and subversive technology revolution in the future. Mr Jun Yi, the vice minister of MoHURD (Ministry of Housing and Urban Rural Development), highlighted that: the one who can master BIM technology will win the future. In 2017, China will appear a wave on the large-scale application of BIM. Those will boost the wide application of BIM and then come to a new era. The main drivers are the great attention from the central government, Local Authorities’ compulsory implementation policies, and BIM technology development become mature and stable. Moreover, the further reason is the extensive demands on construction within the region of the Yangtze River Delta, and so on.

Based on the research achievements and advantages of localisation and internationalisation, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University is to launch Comb Makerspace Lecture series in 2017. Experts and professionals in BIM industry will be invited to analyse the new development trends of BIM in China and abroad, to promote the win-win cooperation between government, companies and colleges on the basis of complementary advantages, and to discuss the promoting strategies about construction and education in BIM field.

Meeting Agenda

  • 13:30 - 14:00 Registration
  • 14:00 - 14:10 Welcome Speech, Dr Yixin Zhang, Co-Director of Research Institute of Urbanisation
  • 14:10 - 14:50 The Innovation and Education of BIM, Mr Lin Tan, Deputy CEO of Saiwill Educational Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • 14:50 - 15:30 Case Study: Extended Value of BIM, Mr Min Lin, CEO, BIM (Shanghai) Construction Data Technology Co. Ltd
  • 15:30 - 16:00 Building Lifecycle Research in BIM, Dr Cheng Zhang, Department of Civil Engineering, XJTLU)
  • 16:00 - 16:30 Roundtable Discussion: The Innovative Strategy for BIM Promotion in Suzhou, 2017
  • 16:30 - 17:30 Scientific Achievements Exhibition of BIM


XJTLU Research Institute of Urbanisation


XJTLU-Huai’an Research Institute of New-type Urbanisation
XJTLU-Suzhou Urban and Environment Research Institute
Suzhou University of Science and Technology
Chinese Building Environment Experts
China Builders Ratings Association
Saiwill Educational Consulting Co., Ltd.
BIM (Shanghai) Construction Data Technology Co. Ltd

Contact us

XJTLU Research Institute of Urbanisation
Ying Hua, Phone:181-1462-1712, E-mail: [email protected]
Chao Yang, Phone:135-8486-0641, E-mail: [email protected]