Preparation digest for 100+ Forum Russia 2019

This is the first issue of our digest in preparation of The VI International Forum and Exposition 100+ Forum Russia 2019 which takes place in Yekaterinburg from October 29 to November 1, 2019.

The forum will bring together more than 2000 experts, speakers and delegates both from various regions of Russia and more than 20 world countries.

Two changes are coming to the forum this year. It will last for four days and will move to a new location: IEC Ekaterinburg-EXPO Conference Center.

The program of the forum will be comprised of 70 sections.

We already have participant confirmations from:

Dhiru Thadani – American urbanist and architect, vice-president of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP). At 100+ Forum Russia, Dhiru Thadani will talk about principles of the new urbanism that present a combination of the most up-to-date technologies and the ancient studies of spatial organization.

Federico Parolotto  – Head of the MIC (Mobility in Chain) company. Mr. Parolotto has contributed to transport infrastructure plans for a number of large cities worldwide. He has experience of consulting in such international companies as Foster + Partners, KPF, OMA and many more.  He was also brought in as a consultant when changes were being made to the master plan for Moscow.  Federico Parolotto's talk at 100+ Forum Russia will be about Cities of the Future: functional features of metropolises, transport infrastructure planning, creation of walking routes and bicycle routes.

Monish Siripuraru – Indian architect, founder of Ant Studio, the developer of the unique cooling system The Beehive. He will talk about possibilities for modernizing ancient technologies with the goal of improving ecology; he will also talk about projects in the area of ecology organized by the UN.

Oleg Shapiro – architect, founder of the WOWHAUS architectural bureau, will participate in the business program of 100+ Forum Russia.

Vladimir Talapov – expert in integration of BIM into the processes of development and building. Mr. Talapov is a member of the board of experts at the annual all-Russian competition BIM-Technologies. At 100+ Forum Russia, Vladimir Talapov will talk about the role of technical clients in the process of informational modelling of construction sites from the moment when the work on a construction site begins until the moment when it's put in commission.

This year, there will be about 300 speakers at the forum.

On October 29-31, in the same location as 100+ Forum Russia, the third annual 100+ TECHNOLOGIES exposition – an exposition of innovational technologies and building materials – will be held.

Half of the available stands are already booked.

There is a competition for a participant's spot at the event, because the main goal of the exposition is to showcase only the best that the building industry has to offer: cutting-edge technology and the latest developments of companies from Russia and other countries. We've already received participant applications from 100 exhibitors from five regions of Russia:

  • At 100+ TECHNOLOGIES, The BASF Master Builders Solutions company – durable building materials as well as materials for foundation water-proofing;
  • KNAUF GIPS – new-generation external shielding which is resistant to atmospheric influences and is able to withstand massive volumes of precipitation and dramatic temperature fluctuations;
  • Chelyabinskiy Liftostroitelniy Zavod Witchel – elevators with exclusive polished tempered glass finishing panels and noiseless energy-efficient winches;
  • The New Ground Company – modern technologies in the area of construction and foundation engineering;
  • GranitInvest – options for urban areas improvement with the help of products made of granite;
  • Uponor – floor heating systems and a decentralized method of heating with the help of the CombiPort heating unit.

In preparation for the second BIM-Technologies forum that will be a part of 100+ Forum Russia and will take place on October, 29, a seminar was held in Yekaterinburg on June, 11. The topic of discussion was:  BIM-Technologies in Construction Industry. Experience of the Past and Future Possibilities for Application. The discussion was organized by the Self-Regulation Organization «Guild of Ural Builders». The meeting started with an introductory speech from Vyacheslav Trapeznikov, President of the Association. During the seminar, the following questions were discussed: "Why design in BIM?", "The way design engineers change images of cities", "Case studies of BIM integration into construction operations".

The topic that brought out the most interest from the audience was that of practical uses of BIM in creating classifiers and construction site works. There was a general shift in relevant topics for discussions about BIM: instead of the topic of the necessity of integration there are now practical tasks and details when working with models.

The discussion involved 160 experts from Yekaterinburg, Tyumen, Perm and Omsk. This seminar was the third in line of educational events organized by the Association in 2019. 

100+ Forum Russia has already attracted 33 mass media outlets from Moscow and the largest regions of Russia as informational partners. The list includes: Stroitelnaya Gazeta, magazines Stroitelstvo and STROITELNIY VESTNIK, the news agency Stroitelniy Biznes, Kazanskie Vedomosti, Chelyabinsk Segodnya, Argumenti Nedeli, RBK-Yekaterinburg, Delovoy Kvartal etc. The number of publications regarding the program of the forum, information about speakers and preparation for 100+ Forum Russia has already reached 233 publications. Geographical reach of informational partners of the forum spans from Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Novosibirsk, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk and Kazan to Kaliningrad, Grozniy, Voronezh, Saint-Petersburg and Moscow, of course.

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