2017 Nanhai Ave International BIM Summit (Suzhou) - The Power of Actions



2017 Nanhai Avenue International BIM Summit (Suzhou) will be held from May 27th to May 28th 2017 in Suzhou. The theme of the summit is “BIM, the power of action” which includes BIM forum on May 27th and construction project site visit on May 28th.

Adhering to the philosophy of “Diversitification, Openness and Innovation” from 2016 Nanhai Ave International BIM Summit (Shenzhen), 2017 Nanhai Ave International BIM Summit (Suzhou) will still bring together experts and scholars engaged in construction information management and BIM technology around the world, striving to become the iconic summit which impacts China’s construction industry innovation process.


  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
  • China Smart Construction Group Co., Ltd.
  • School of architecture and urban planning of Shenzhen University
  • Suzhou Yuanshang E-commerce Co., Ltd.

Leading Governments

  • China Metal Structure Association
  • China Building Decoration Association
  • Digital Building Technology Teaching Committee of National Supervision Board of Architecture Education
  • Suzhou Housing and Urban Construction Bureau
  • Suzhou Industrial Park Science & Technology and Information Technology Bureau
  • Organizing Committee of Suzhou Cultural and Creative Design Industry Trade Fair
  • Golden Rooster Lake Entrepreneurship Gallery


  • Woldbim
  • Suzhou BIMU Building Technology Co.,Ltd.


27 May

Opening Speeches

Venue: Conference Room,International Academic Exchange Centre

  • 8:30-8:40 Welcome Speech, Bin Yao, former vice minister and chief engineer, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People's Republic of China
  • 8:40-8:45 Welcome Speech, Wenqing Xu, deputy director, Science &Technology and Information Technology Bureau, Suzhou Industrial Park
  • 8:45-8:50 Welcome Speech, Eng Gee Lim, dean of research and graduate studies, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
  • 8:50-8:55 Welcome Speech, Ning Xu, Chairman, China Smart Construction Group
  • 8:55-9:00 Welcome Speech, Dave McCool, VDC Director, McCarthy Companies, USA
  • 9:00-9:20 Tea Break

Forum A: BIM Practice and Development Forum

Venue: Conference Room, International Academic Exchange Centre, South Campus

  • 9:20-9:45 Application of BIM in IBI Group, Brent Mauti: IBI Group Global Director of Design Technology, Canada
  • 9:45-10:10 Research and Application of BIM System Integration, Xiaojun Wang: CEO, Beijing Hongye Technology Co., Ltd.
  • 10:10-10:35 Practice and Exploration of Enterprise Transformation under Internet Based BIM Technology, Liming Liu: Vice President, Beijing Jianyi Investment Development (Group) Co., Ltd.
  • 10:35-11:00 Trackable Installation with BIM Models, Hantong Song: VDC director, Plaza Construction, USA
  • 11:00-11:25 Application of BIM Based Linear Planning in Construction Projects, Xin Zhao: BIM Director, Beijing Company, Third Bureau, China State Construction Engineering Corporation
  • 11:25-11:50 Collaboration and Information Exchange: Application and Developing Trend of BIM Level 2 in UK, Michael LAM: Managing director in China, British Standards Institution(BSI)
  • 11:50-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-14:25 BIM Development in Taiwan and BIM based Building Code Checking, Yushun Huang: Development Manager, Xinbei City Municipal Government BIM4.0 Cloud Platform
  • 14:25-14:50 Application of BIM Technology in Rail Transit Construction Management, Wei Wang: BIM Manager, Guangzhou Metro Construction Headquarters
  • 14:50-15:15 How to Stipulate BIM standards which can adapt to the development of the industry: Parametric Design and Standards, Zhe Li: BIM Manager, China Smart Construction Group.,Ltd.
  • 15:15-15:40 BIM based curtain wall design value transfer, Huang Wei: Director of Curtain Wall Design Centre, Architectural Design and Research Institute of Guangdong Province
  • 15:40-16:00 Tea Break
  • 16:00-16:25 Application of BIM in T3A Terminal of Chongqing Jiangbei Airport, Bin Zhao: Professor, School of Real Estate and Construction Management, Chongqing University
  • 16:25-16:50 iTech Big Data, IoT, VR and AR, shifting the BIM industry, Mark Zreika: CEO, iTECH Management Consltancy, UAE
  • 16:50-17:15 Application and Practice of BIM in Chinese Design Institute, Huaida Yan: BIM Director, Qidi Design Group Co., Ltd. (Former Suzhou Design Institute)
  • 17:15-17:40 How to develop enterprise standard BIM library, Wei Luo: CEO, Shanghai Hongwa Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Forum B:BIM Technology and Intelligent Architecture

Venue: Conference Room, International Research Centre, South Campus

  • 9:20-9:45 Automation BIM - the Path to Efficiency, Leo Salce: West Coast Director, Microdesk, USA
  • 9:45-10:10 BIM+ERP, SAP and Big Data Based Enterprise Management System, Yinchen Xu: Deputy General Manager, Suzhou BIMU Building Technology Co., Ltd.
  • 10:10-10:35 BIM Based add-on Solutions, Cheolho Choi: Founder and CEO of DoallTech Co.,Ltd., R.O. Korea
  • 10:35-11:00 Development and Application of Building Information Integrated Management Platform Based on Web BIM, Zhao Xu: PhD, Lecturer, Southeast University
  • 11:00-11:25 BIM Based Project Management Platform for Owners, Jianbang Zhang: Deputy Manager, Shanghai Binfu Construction Engineering Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • 11:25-11:50 Creating Intelligent BIM Model -- Application of Parametric Design Tool Dynamo, Karen Kensek: Assistant Professor, School of architecture, University of Southern California
  • 11:50-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-14:25 Intelligent Building Management Platform based on BIM Cloud and Image Processing Technology, Ting Huang: Senior Researcher, Department of Architecture and Real estate, Hong Kong Polytech University, H.K.
  • 14:25-14:50 The Applied Research of BIM in the Built Environment Cluster at XJTLU, Cheng Zhang: PhD, Lecturer, XJTLU; Bing Chen: PhD, Associate Professor, XJTLU
  • 14:50-15:15 BIM and Internet Based Enterprise Information Engineering, Yizhong Zhao: founder of www.BIM188.com
  • 15:15-15:40 BIM Based Project Lifecycle Collaborative Management for Real Estate Enterprise, Min Lin: founder and chief consultant, Biaimu (Shanghai) Building Data Technology Co., Ltd.
  • 15:40-16:00 Tea Break
  • 16:00-16:25 Vision of Internet based intelligent building, Hang Zheng: CEO, Spider Home Intelligent Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • 16:25-16:50 BIM Based Project Cost Analysis, Feng Xue: BIM Director, Jiangsu Guotaixindian Software Co.,Ltd.
  • 16:50-17:15 The key link of BIM Technology Application - Combination of BIM and Surveying Technology, Lei He: Deputy Director, Department of Navigation Equipment, the PLA Information Engineering University
  • 17:15-17:40 Revit API accelerates BIM adoption in China, Xiongjin Ye: CEO and founder, Beijing Ganlanshan Software Co.,Ltd.


  • 8:00-12:00 Suzhou Centre Plaza Site Visit