Program of the CIB W78 conference 2015

overview of the CIB W78 rooms


Simplified floorplan of the TU/e Main Lecture hall "Auditorium" (on campus location see here) showing the rooms where the sessions will are located.

  • Collegezaal 12 (CZ 12, pink), location of all sessions in the first column
  • Collegezaal 13 (CZ 12, teal), location of all sessions in the second column
  • Senaatszaal (yellow), location of all sessions in the third column as well as all plenary events
  • Lunch and coffee breaks will be had in the atrium adjacent to these three

Friday, Oct. 23rd- Oct. 25th

AEC Hackathon logoAEC

Monday, October 26th

8:30 - 9:00 Workshop Registration
9:00 - 17:00 Accelerating BIM workshop
See the separate workshop page for a detailed schedule.
buildingSMART BeNeLux
General Assembly Meeting
17:00 Welcome Reception
Zwarte Doos

Tuesday, October 27th

8:00 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 9:15 Opening and Welcome
Keynote Pieter Pauwels
Construction Management
Chair: Timo Hartmann
Semantic Web
Chair: Chi Zhang
Chair: Raymond Issa
9:30 - 10:45
João Patacas, Nashwan Dawood, Mohamad Kassem
A framework for the development of Asset Information Models to support Asset Information Requirements throughout the lifecycle of buildings
Gonçal Costa, Pieter Pauwels
Building product suggestions for a BIM model based on rule sets and a semantic reasoning engine
Semiha Ergan, Xue Yang
Value of 3D Gaming Engine Based Virtual Models in Understanding Behaviors of Facility Operators during FM
Ningshuang Zeng, Markus König, Yan Liu, Bo Xu
Supply Chain Modeling for BIM-oriented Construction Schedule Management: CODP-based Classification Approach
Jyrki Oraskari
Computationally Efficient IFC File Comparison Using RDF Graph Paths
Miriam R. A. Addor, Eduardo Toledo Santos
BIM Coordination Room Layout: Assessment Criteria and Metrics
Christian Koch, Felix Hegemann, Markus König
Tunnel information modelling to support interactions in mechanized tunnelling
Nam Vu Hoang, Seppo Törmä
Implementation and Experiments with an IFC-to-Linked Data Converter
Jennifer Whyte, Tim Broyd
Viewing Asset Information: Future Impact of Augmented Reality
Musa Adamu Musa, Henry Abanda, Henry Oti
Assessment of BIM for Managing Scheduling Risks in Construction Project Management
10:30 - 11:00 Break
Construction Planning and Monitoring
Chair: Karsten Menzel
Semantic Web 2
Chair: Nam Vu Hoang
Visualization and Education
Chair: Jennifer Whyte
11:00 - 12:00
Giulia Luci, Zhigang Shen
A Critical Review of Recent Progress on Construction Workspace Planning Using BIM
Cheikh Kacfah Emani, , Catarina Ferreira Da Silva, Bruno Fiès, Parisa Ghodous, Marc Bourdeau
Automated Semantic Enrichment of Ontologies in the Construction Domain
Qiao Zhang, Jason Lee Davis, Nilo Tsung
A 4-D Project Control System with Information Visualization Technology
Amadeusz Kargul, Willibald A. Günthner, Birgit Vogel-Heuser
Model in the loop simulation towards the development of a smart fleet management system
Ralph Kreider, John Messner
A Model Use Ontology
Nathan Blinn, Michael Robey, Hamzah Shanbari, Raja R. A. Issa
Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Construction Management Educational Experiences
SooWon Chang, JeongWook Son, WoonSeong Jeong, June-Seong Yi
BIM-Integrated Construction Operation Simulation for Reliable Production Management
Tarcisio Mendes de Farias, Ana-Maria Roxin, Christophe Nicolle
IfcWoD, Semantically Adapting IFC Model Relations into OWL Properties
Ketil Bråthen, Anita Moum
Bridging the gap: taking BIM to the construction site
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
Chair: Miriam Addor
Modeling and Standardization
Chair: Leon van Berlo
Education and Training
Chair: Anita Moum
13:30 - 14:30
Xiao Yuan, Chimay J. Anumba, M. Kevin Parfitt
Real-time Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)-based Monitoring of Temporary Structures: a Scaffolding System Example
Jason Lucas, Amin Khademi, Brandon Ross, Greg Fulaytar
A Reliability Model for BIM-Related Automated Processes
Eilif Hjelseth
Use of BIM for learning engineering – Change of paradigm
Michael Polter, Raimar Scherer
An integrated web platform for grid-based advanced structural design and analysis
Vincent Kuo
Management of Constructability Knowledge for Design Integration using Textual Latent Semantic Analysis
Kathryn Davies, Dermott McMeel, Suzanne Wilkinson
Soft skills requirements in a BIM project team
Saeed Ghaffarpour Jahromi, Parinaz Arashnia
An Experimental and Numerical Study on the Pultruded GFRP I-Sections Beams
Aras Jaly-Zada, Christian Koch, Walid Tizani
IFC Extension for Design Change Management
João Gaspar, Leonardo Manzione
Case studies for a new methodology for BIM training on enterprises
14:30 - 15:00 Break
Management of Changes, Risks, and Production Workflows
Chair: Bahriye Ilhan
Modeling and Standardization
Chair: Jakob Beetz

15:00 - 16:45
Yang Zou, Arto Kiviniemi, Stephen W. Jones
BIM-based Risk Management: Challenges and Opportunities
Mehmet Yalcinkaya, Vishal Singh
Examining the Evolution of COBie Standards in Building Information Modelling for Facilities Management
Øystein Mejlænder-Larsen
Using a change control system and BIM to manage change requests in design
Ruwini Edirisinghe, Kerry London
Comparative Analysis of International and National Level BIM Standardization Efforts and BIM adoption
Lee, JeeHee, Son, JeongWook, Yi, June-Seong
Multilevel project-oriented risk-mining approach for overseas construction project’s preemptive action
Robert Amor
Analysis of the Evolving IFC Schema
Fangxiao Liu, Chimay J. Anumba, Abdou Karim Jallow
An Automated Integrated Change and Knowledge Management System
Vitaly Semenov, Stephan Jones
IFChub: Multimodal Collaboration Platform with Solid Transactional Guarantees
Zhiliang Ma, Zhitian Yang
Flowshop Scheduling Model of Multiple Production Lines for Precast Production
Léon van Berlo, Gijs Derks, Cyrille Pennavaire, Paul Bos
Collaborative Engineering with IFC: common practice in the Netherlands
17:00 ASCE Board meeting
(ASCE board members only)
W78 committee meeting
(open to everyone)
18:00 Campus tour
Guided tour through some facilities on the TU/e campus with demos a


Restaurant in walking distance between campus and most inner-city hotels

Wednesday, October 28th

Welcome and coffee
8:45 - 9:30 Plenary session
Keynote René Dorleijn
Facility Mangement
Chair: Ralph Kreider
Assessment and QA
Chair: Bahriye Ilhan
As-Built Models
Chair: Thomas Krijnen
9:30 - 10:30
Sérgio V. Pinheiro, James O’Donnell
Requirements for a BIM-Based Life-Cycle Performance Evaluation Framework to Enable Optimum Building Operation
Xuechen Lei, Minkyung Kang, Mario Bergés, Burcu Akinci
Assessment of Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) in Supporting Building Energy Benchmarking
Reem Zeibak-Shini, Ling Ma, Rafael Sacks
Mapping the Structural Frame of a Damaged Reinforced Concrete Building using As-Damaged Scans and As-Built BIM
Charles-Edouard Tolmer, Christophe Castaing, Denis Morand, Youssef Diab
Information management for linear infrastructure projects: conceptual model integrating Level Of Detail and Level Of Development
Samaneh Zolfagharian, Prof. Charles M. Eastman
Processes and Challenges to Develop Precast Concrete Test Cases for the National BIM Standard (NBIMS)
Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Brilakis, Patricio Antonio Vela
A Review on Methods for Generating As-built Building Information Models
Victoria Fillingham, Stephen R. Gulliver, Dragana Nikolic
Building Information Modelling for the Optimisation of Facilities Management: A Case Study Review
Isolda Agustí-Juan, Guillaume Habert
Environmental assessment of Digital Fabrication: contribution of IT design to the overall life cycle impacts
Marianna Kopsida, Ioannis Brilakis, Patricio Antonio Vela
A Review of Automated Construction Progress Monitoring and Inspection Methods
10:30 - 11:00 Break
Design and Decision support
Chair: Leon van Berlo
Rule and code compliance checking
Chair: Robert Amor
Cultural Heritage
Chair: Ioannis Brilakis
11:00 - 12:00
Leonardo Manzione, Silvio B. Melhado
Design Process Maturity Level: the Four Interfaces
Nawari O. Nawari, Adel Alsaffar
Practical Approaches for Computable Building Codes
Elaheh Gholami, Arto Kiviniemi, Steve Sharples
Implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Energy-Efficient Domestic Retrofit: Quality Checking of BIM Model
Fabian Ritter, Philipp Geyer, André Borrmann
Simulation-based Decision-making in Early Design Stages
Sibel Macit, M. Emre İlal, Georg Suter, H. Murat Günaydın
A Hybrid Model for Building Code Representation Based on Four-Level and Semantic Modeling Approaches
Omar Tapponi, Mohamad Kassem, Graham Kelly, Nashwan Dawood, Ben White
Renovation of Heritage Assets using BIM: a Case Study of the Durham Cathedral
Farid Fouchal, Jonathan Masior, Shen Wei, Tarek Hassan, Steven Firth
Decision Support to Enable Energy Efficient Building Design for Optimised Retrofit and Maintenance
Donghoon Yang, Charles M. Eastman
Validation of IFC model based on high-level interface: Specifications for rule-checking error reporting
Eloisa Dezen-Kempter, Lucio Soibelman, Meida Chen, Alexandre Victor Müller Filho
An integrated laser and image surveying approach in support of model-based information technology for inventory of campus historic buildings 
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
Chair: Sander van Nederveen
Rule and code compliance checking
Chair: Goncal Costa
Chair: Tristan Gerrish
13:30 - 14:45
Pei-Long Tian, Zhen-Zhong Hu, Heng-Wei Wang, Jian-Ping Zhang, Dong Zou
BIM-based Meticulous Construction Management for Metro Station Projects: A Case Study
Pieter Pauwels, Sijie Zhang
Semantic Rule-checking for Regulation Compliance Checking: An Overview of Strategies and Approaches
Stephan Hoerster, Thomas Willwacher, Karsten Menzel
Algorithmic Cleansing of Metered Building Performance Data
Jiarui Lin, Jianping Zhang, Qiao Wen, Feng Wang
Leveraging BIM in Settlement Monitoring and Impact Management for Subway Excavation
David Marchant
Capturing and Integrating the Design Brief in Building Information Models
Bahriye Ilhan, Hakan Yaman
IFC-Based Sustainable Construction: BIM and Green Building Integration
Andrej Tibaut, Sašo Pečnik, Mojca Roženičnik Korošec, Klara Mihalič, Iztok Zabreznik,
BIM-based parametric modeling of roads and infrastructure objects
Wawan Solihin, Charles Eastman
A Knowledge Representation Approach to Capturing BIM Based Rule Checking Requirements Using Conceptual Graph
Murat Altun, Asli Akcamete-Gungor
BIM-based Multi-Objective Building Life Cycle Energy Performance Evaluation Using Particle Swarm Optimization
Imriyas Kamardeen, Raufdeen Rameezdeen
Modelling Accident Severity in the Construction Industry
14:30 - 15:00 Break
Infrastructure 2
Chair: Andreij Tibaut
Compliance checking
Chair: David Marchant

15:00 - 16:20
Sander van Nederveen, Bart Luiten, Michel Böhms
Linked Data for Road Authorities
Yong-Cheol Lee, Charles M. Eastman
The Validation Logic and Structures of a Building Information Model Pertaining to the Model View Definition
Yan Liu, Sander van Nederveen
Sustainable Infrastructure Design Approach through Integration of Rating Systems and BIM Tools
Johannes Dimyadi, Pieter Pauwels, Michael Spearpoint, Charles Clifton, Robert Amor
Querying a Regulatory Model for Compliant Building Design Audit
Mazdak Nik-Bakht, Moein Hosseini, Tamer E. El-Diraby
Sustweetability: Infrastructure Sustainability-Related Topic Classification in Social Media
Chi Zhang, Jakob Beetz
Model Checking on Semantic Web: IFC Validation Using Modularized and Distributed Constraints
Xiao-Hua Jin, Ryan Villari-Kohlert, Chunlu Liu, Rebecca Yang, Peng Wu
Safety Communication Patterns in Small Work Groups – A Pilot Study Using Social Network Analysis
16:00 - 16:30 Break
Infrastructure 3
Chair: Charles-Edouard Tolmer
Compliance checking roundtable/workshop

16:30 - 17:30
Juan Manuel Dávila Delgado, Ioannis Brilakis, Campbell Middleton
Open data model standards for structural performance monitoring of infrastructure assets
Robert Amor
Compliance checking roundtable/workshop
The management of information over the life-cycle of a construction project using open-standard BIM
Steffen Hempel, Joachim Benner, Karl-Heinz Häfele
Generating Early Design Alternatives Based on Formalized Requirements and Geospatial Data
17:45 Busses leave to guided tour
Guided tour through the old industrial area of the Philips factories now turned into a modern quarter with many start-ups and cultural locations.

Conference dinner

Radio Royal

Thursday, October 29th

Welcome and coffee
8:45 - 9:30 Plenary Session
Keynote Jantien Stoter
Design and collaboration
Chair: Leon van Berlo
Project Management and Planning
Chair: Imriyas Kamardeen

9:30 - 10:30
Shi, Jianyong, Liu, Pai, Tian, Jidong, Chen, Yongxing
Integration of BIM and GIS for Design and Management of Infrastructure Project
Faikcan Kog, Hakan Yaman
A Multi Agent Systems based Contractor Pre-qualification Model
Preetam Singh Heeramun, Dragana Nikolic, Chris Harty
Technology-enabled collaborative spaces for design and construction reviews
Zhulin Wang, Tanyel Bulbul, Andrew McCoy
A Comparative Case Study for Using COBie in Project Turnover
Richelle Fosu, Kamal Suprabhas, Zenith Rathore, Clark Cory
Integration of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – a literature review and future needs.
Mikael Viklund Tallgren, Mattias Roupé, Mikael Johansson, Roger Andersson
A BIM-supported framework for enhancing joint planning in construction
10:30 - 11:00 Break
Decision Support
Chair: Preetam Singh Heeramun
CM and safety
Chair: Mikael Viklund Tallgren

11:00 - 12:15
Ilse Pieterse-Quirijns, Andreas Moerman, Ewald Slingerland, Wim de Groote, Mirjam Blokker
Sustainable design of building’s installations by taking into account real drinking water use
Wang Hengwei, Zhang Jianping, Hu Zhenzhong, Wang Hongdong
BIM-based Onsite Location-dynamic Information Integration and Management
Álvaro Sicilia, Gonçal Costa, Vincenzo Corrado, Alice Gorrino, Fulvio Corno
A Semantic Decision Support System to optimize the energy use of public buildings
Xiao-Hua Jin, Ryan Villari-Kohlert, Chunlu Liu, Rebecca Yang, Peng Wu
Safety Communication Patterns in Small Work Groups – A Pilot Study Using Social Network Analysis
Tristan Gerrish, Kirti Ruikar, Malcolm Cook, Mark Johnson, Mark Phillip
Attributing In-Use Building Performance Data to an As-Built Building Information Model for Lifecycle Building Performance Management
Imriyas Kamardeen
Mobile Computing for Accident Prevention through Design
Imriyas Kamardeen, Raufdeen Rameezdeen
Modelling Accident Severity in the Construction Industry
12:00 Closing
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch