Entries by Jaan Saar

Rebooting EUBTG – General Assembly Meeting 1st March 2023

On March 1st 2023 the EU BIM Task Group held a General Assembly meeting on-line to update its strategy and action plan. The digital construction landscape in Europe was very different when the EUBTG was founded about 7 years ago. Since then a lot of good standards have emerged and the European Commission has launched […]

EUBTG General Assembly Dec-2022

On December 7th 2022 the EU BIM Task Group held it’s annual General Assembly meeting on-line which was attended by 32 people representing 20 countries. The meeting was moderated by Souheil Soubra and opened with an introduction from Mrs Katharina KNAPTON-VIERLICH, Head of Construction Unit at DG-GROW.  Ilektra Papadaki and Pieter Staelens from DG GROW presented some of the European Commission […]

EUBTG Position Paper on BIM in Public Procurement

In December 2021 the EU BIM Task Group submitted a position paper titled “Accelerating the Green, Digital and Resilient Transition by Implementing Building Information Modelling in Public Procurement” to the Commissioner of the Internal Market of the European Union Mr. Thierry Breton. At its General Assembly on 15 December 2020, the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, […]

EC webinars on public procurement and twin transition

Join EU BIM Task Group co-chairs Milena Feustel and Jaan Saar for the following European Commission webinars:   📢 Join us for a webinar on Building Information Modeling and Public Procurement – two allies! With this webinar, organised by the European Commission’s High Level Construction Forum, we would like to announce the ‘BIM in Public […]

BIM-based building permits session at WDBE

Join EU BIM Task Group co-chairs Jaan Saar and Milena Feustel for the session “The (R)evolution of the Building Permit Process – From Paper to Digital to BIM” at the World of Digital Built Environment (WDBE) Summit on September 29th in Tallinn and on-line (Vimeo link will be added here before the event). Utilizing Building […]

Condolences: passing of R. Petrie, CEO of bSI

It is with deep sadness that we akcnowledge the passing of Richard Petrie on April 17, 2022. Richard was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of buildingSMART International (bSI) and leaves behind his wife Jane and three adult children, Michael, Maddie and Lottie. The EU BIM Task Group expresses its deepest condolences to Richard’s family. Richard’s […]

EUBTG General Assembly, 3rd December 2021

Agenda for the EU BIM Task Group General Assembly on 3rd December 2021 at 9:30 to 12:30 CET. 9:30-9:35 Welcome and introduction by Souheil Soubra, chair of the EU BIM Task Group 9:35-9:50 Presentation by Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Unit. Clean Technologies and Products. DG GROW 9:50-10:45 (including Q/A) Progress on the Roadmap actions: Information […]

Global BIM Network General Assembly

The Global BIM Network is proud to announce its First Annual General Assembly, which will be held on Thursday 2nd December 2021 with the aim to foster a more productive and collaborative global digital construction sector that delivers benefits for people and places. At the General Assembly, Network members will share lessons learned from national […]

General Assembly 2020 recap

The EU BIM Task Group General Assembly for 2020 was held on 15th of December 2020 on-line. Below is a summary of the discussions and presentations.   “Digitalisation of the Construction Ecosystem” Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Unit “Clean Technologies and Products” (DG GROW) Download presentation Fulvia Raffaelli starts her presentation saying that since the last General […]