1,000 delegates sign-up for Construction Technology Summit, 11 May

By Murray Pollok27 April 2021

The final programme for the online Construction Technology Summit (CT Summit) on 11 May has been finalised. More than 1,000 delegates are already registered for the free event.

Speakers from Caterpillar and Volvo, contractors Balfour Beatty and Goodfellow Bros, and technology firm RE2 Robotics will discuss machine control and autonomous operation of construction equipment.

Registration is free at the event website. The summit is organised by KHL Group and its magazines International Construction and Construction Europe.

The event starts at 15.00 UK time (16.00 CET) and the full programme is as follows:

Caterpillar’s vision for the fully autonomous construction jobsite
Fred Rio, Product Manager, Construction Industries Digital & Technology, Caterpillar

Case study: general contractor using machine control on heavy equipment
James Arnold, Advanced Technology Manager, Goodfellow Bros (general contractor)

Whole-site autonomous systems: productivity, safety and applications
Johan Holmén, Deputy Chief Technology Officer & Manager, Vehicle Development, Volvo Autonomous Solutions

Case study: autonomous equipment used on a major UK road project
Peter Lavery, Head of Digital Transformation for Highways, Balfour Beatty

Case study: robots & AI technology on solar park construction
Travis Schneider, Business Development Manager, RE2 Robotics

Round-table: what next in autonomous operation?
Panellists: Johan Holmén (Volvo Autonomous Solutions), Peter Lavery (Balfour Beatty), Travis Schneider (RE2 Robotics), Mike Hayes, Moderator (Editor, Construction Europe).

Visit the event website for more details.

Headline sponsor for the event is Trimble. Silver sponsors are Steelwrist, Trackunit and ZTR. Supporter plus sponsors are Pix4D and Smart Construction, with Lawsons recruitment as supporting sponsor.

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