Meet our Speakers
Ing. Kwabena Bempong
President-elect, FGhiE & Vice President - Business Development, Associated Consultants Ltd.
Ing. Kwabena Bempong has BSc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering from KNUST and acquired a master’s degree in Road and Pavement Engineering, at the International Institute for Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering (IHE)/ TU Delft in Delft, the Netherlands.
He is currently the Vice President (Business Development) of Associated Consultants Ltd and President-Elect of the Ghana Institution of Engineering. He is also a member of the Ghana Consulting Engineers Association.
He has undertaken several design and supervision assignments in Highway and Structural Engineering over the past Twenty- Eight years. Notable among them is the flagship Pokuase Interchange and Local roads project.
Business Development Manager - Autodesk
Louis Iwegbuna has 25 years of experience in technology management consultancy. He graduated from Enugu State University of Science & Technology with B.Eng Computer Science and Engineering.
Certified Digital Disruption strategist from Cambridge Judge Business School.
Worked with HP, Microsoft and presently Autodesk, with different certifications from HP, Dell, Toshiba, etc.
Senior Technical Sales Specialist- Autodesk
Vijay is an experienced Technical Sales Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Strong sales professional skilled in AEC Industry, Project Life-cycle Management, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Building Information modeling (BIM). Design Management, and Project Estimation.
He has worked within several AEC Industries as both MEP Specialist and BIM Manager. Vijay joined the Autodesk team about a decade ago, took on different positions, and is currently a Senior Technical Sales Specialist based in Dubai.
Arc. Emmanuel Otchere-Darko
Director, IT and Snr. Architect, AESL - Head-office
Arc. Emmanuel Otchere-Darko has over 10 years of professional practice. He is a member in good standing of the Ghana Institute of Architects and is currently the Director of IT at AESL, Head office - Accra. He holds a Master of Architecture (M.Arch) from KNUST with a certificate in Data Science for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction from the National University of Singapore and currently completing a Ph.D. program at KNUST where he is a Part-time Lecturer teaching the application of digital technologies for design and research.
He has currently been charged by AESL management to lead in the company’s migration and implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) at the Head office later to be adopted in all regional offices nationwide. The vision is to ensure that AESL is transformed and to establish itself not only as an architectural and engineering firm but to also provide leadership in digital technologies to support the AEC industry in Ghana.
OUTLINE OF TOPICS
Demystifying BIM - What is BIM? Overview of BIM Tools. Understanding Digital Transformation - The future of the AEC Industry
Case Study – Pokuase Interchange
Technical Presentation- Delivering projects faster and Better with multi-discipline work-sharing and coordination (BIM ABC)
Plan of action to move from 2D to 3D