BuildTech Asia Digital Series to open on 7 July

The digital edition of BuildTech Asia exhibition will return for the second year from 7 to 8 July 2021. It is aimed to facilitate the exchange of insights, knowledge and solutions towards accelerating the adoption of smart technologies, as well as strengthening Industry 4.0 capabilities for the built environment sector.

The event is organised by Sphere Exhibits, a subsidiary of Constellar Holdings Pte Ltd, and co-organised by the Singapore Institute of Building Limited (SIBL).

This year, BuildTech Asia Digital Series will see over 50 key industry leaders speaking at 40 online webinars - a twofold increase of both speakers and webinars from last year. The event will also feature over 100 exhibiting global brands and is expected to draw over 6,000 regional trade professionals.

Tan Kiat How, Singapore’s Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of National Development will kick off the two-day event with an opening address. Dr Teo Ho Pin, former Member of Parliament of Singapore, will be delivering the keynote address on digitalisation in the built environment.

Despite posing unprecedented challenges to the built environment sector, Covid-19 has fostered stronger regional collaborations across the sector’s value chain, opening up opportunities to accelerate digital transformation and boost productivity from conception and design-build, to operation and maintenance.

In line with these developments, BuildTech Asia 2021 will enable built environment professionals to discover the latest smart construction solutions and technologies to reach new levels of productivity, efficiency, health and safety. Incorporating learnings from the first digital series last year, 2021’s edition provides enhanced networking opportunities and improved business matching features to forge stronger connections between industry professionals, thought leaders, delegates and exhibitors around the region.

The virtual exhibition will present a comprehensive exhibit profile of more than 100 global brands across the entire building lifecycle in five key areas: BUILDPro: Productive Technologies; BUILDCon: Onsite Construction Machinery & Equipment; BUILDMat: Building Material & Architectural Solutions; BUILDFin: Quality Finishes; and BUILDFM: Facilities Management.

Delegates will enjoy one-stop access to technologies, such as building information modelling (BIM); enterprise resource and productivity planning systems; Internet of Things (IoT); 5G and Wi-Fi 6; robotics and drones; 3D printing; augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR); and modular construction.

Among the talks and presentations at the event, some highlights will include:

  • Opening address by guest of honour Tan Kiat How, Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of National Development

  • ‘Digitalisation in the built environment’ by Dr Teo Ho Pin

  • ‘How digital engineering is transforming the construction industry’ by the Association of Consulting Engineers Singapore (ACES)

  • ‘Digital innovations in construction and project management’ by Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL)

  • ‘Accelerating AI adoption with the AI Readiness Index (AIRI)’ by Asia Pacific Assistive and Robotic Association (APARA)

  • ‘Redefining design in the new normal’ by the Society of Interior Designers Singapore (SIDS)

Access to BuildTech Asia Digital Series 2021 is complimentary. Click here to register: