Digitally Building Britain (DBB)
Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th of September 

Many thanks to our presenters and to everyone who attended this event which was hosted by CH2M at their offices in London.  This was COMIT's 8th Annual Conference and we had a great two days with world-class presentations, plenty of networking opportunities and a fantastic venue.

Our thanks also goes out to all of our sponsors and exhibitors who made the event possible. The conference was blogged live by Su Butcher and City Insights' web app provided a mobile friendly view of events which can be seen at

Photographs from each day of the conference and the pre-conference dinner are available below courtesy of Richard Cork. Video feedback from the day and 360 degree video was recorded by Dr Max Mallia-Parffit. For presentations and presenter details please follow the links. 


Photographs courtesy of Richard Cork

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Agenda and Presentations


Each day of the conference had a joint Chair & we were lucky to have attracted some very talented people. Between them they have an unrivalled breadth of knowledge of the construction industry & the application of technology.

Day 1

Was jointly chaired by Anne Kemp, Director at Atkins for BIM Strategy & Development and Neill Pawsey, Head of Information Management at EDF Energy NNB.

Day 2

Was jointly chaired by Jennifer Whyte, Professor at Imperial College London and Duncan Evans, Head of IT Programme Management at Crossrail Ltd.

Topics covered included:


  • Disruptive technology

  • Drones

  • Virtual Reality

  • Digital building

  • Collaboration

  • 3D Printing

  • Future Cities

  • Photogrammetry

  • BIM

  • Process Innovation

  • Visualisation

  • Safety

  • GIS

  • Transforming Work

Video feedback from the two days

A number of people shared some quick thoughts on the conference. Recordings courtesy of Max Mallia-Parffit.

Iain speaks to Alexa from CH2M

Gerry speaks to Fran (presenter)

Many Thanks to our Sponsors & Exhibitors