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Graitec Workshop 2024


Join the exclusive Graitec workshop at UK Construction Week London 2024 which will be discussing 'Streamlining Success: Amp8 Water Companies Embrace Digital Transformation Together' on 8th May. 

Key benefits to attending

1. You'll gain major insights to Digital Transformation Strategies, with experts sharing best practice in the water industry
2. Networking Opportunities both pre and post the event with like-minded individuals where you can connect, exchange ideas, and explore collaboration opportunities
3. Access to Expertise and Resources through keynote, panel, and Q&A session, gaining insights and access to resource for success



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Workshop Timetable

11.00: Registration/Networking Coffee 

11.30: Keynote Address – Moderator & Graitec - Present the importance of digital transformation in the water industry to meet AMP8 challenges.
Speakers: Stephen Marshall and Rob Merriman

11.35: Panel Discussion - Best Practices - Moderated panel discussion featuring industry experts sharing best practices in digital transformation.
Speakers: Stephen Marshall, Lydia Walpole from Costain & Dal Singh Aujla from Yorkshire Water

11.50: Case Studies - Highlighting key case studies showcasing successful digital transformation initiatives
Speaker: Costain - Lydia Walpole  - Digital Operations Director

12.05: Interactive Q&A

12.20: Closing Remarks
Speakers:  Stephen Marshall and Rob Merriman

12.25: End of the session

12.30: Post session Networking 

Meet The Speakers

Rob Merriman
- Graitec -  
Software Technical Team Lead

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Rob Merriman is a seasoned professional with a remarkable 14 years of dedicated experience in the construction industry. His expertise shines particularly in the field of Architectural Metalwork and Structural Steelwork, where he has honed his skills over the past decade. Rob's proficiency in leveraging cutting-edge technology, specifically Autodesk Advance Steel, has set him apart as a leading Draughtsman in the industry.

In his illustrious career, Rob has spent a decade mastering the intricacies of Autodesk Advance Steel, showcasing his commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements in the construction domain. His proficiency extends beyond Advance Steel, encompassing a comprehensive suite of software packages that includes Revit, Navisworks, Re-Cap, and Fusion 360.

Currently serving as the AEC Technical Lead, Rob draws on his extensive industry experience to provide invaluable insights, demonstrations, and training. 

Lydia Walpole - Costain -  Digital Operations Director

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A Chartered civil engineer by background, Lydia’s career has included both the site engineering and project management of multi-disciplinary teams on complex infrastructure. She found a passion for encouraging others to recognise the value in digitally optimising their contracts to become safer, greener, faster, more efficient and ultimately, future-proofing the industry. She now combines her construction knowledge with a digital and technology perspective in her role as Digital Solutions Director with a focus in Digital Twin and Situational Intelligence.

Lydia is a member of the ICE Data & Digital Community Advisory Board, won the prestigious 2015 European WICE awards for Best Young Woman in Construction, and is a Freeman of the City of London with the Worshipful Company of Constructors. In 2019 she completed an MBA with the University of Surrey.

Stephen Marshal - Graitec - Solution Sales Specialist

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Working with the AEC industry to help design & deliver projects that are delivered on time, under budget and in a more sustainable way. I specialise in Autodesk's collaboration tool, Construction Cloud, helping organisations to connect data, workflows, and teams at all stages of the construction process. Prior to that I've worked with most of the UK's Tier 1 contractors to help risk-manage their supply chains

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