First iTWO World Conference hosted by RIB Group in Hong Kong with attendees from the world’s leading construction companies

November 26, 2013 - Corporate News
Hong Kong, China, 26 November 2013. RIB Software AG hosted the first iTWO World Conference in Hong Kong. By signing a manifesto, the top 65 visionaries of the construction industry, leading Contractors and Developers from Australia, Austria, Turkey, Germany, Middle East, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Finland and China agreed that iTWO is a revolution in the global construction business in the 21st century, witnessed by leading American media and science.

“The integration of the virtual into the physical engineering process –iTWO Technology is revolutionizing the global construction business in the 21st century.

New technology demands new thinking and new working methods to transform construction to the most advanced industry on our planet.

We are running together to create the next generation of living.”

iTWO BIM 5D Technology expands the common BIM (Building Information Modeling) approach and means the complete integration of the two processes in the construction lifecycle, the virtual into the physical. During the 3-day conference, iTWO Technology partners and visionaries from all over the world shared their iTWO 5D experience and visions with the audience.

Thomas Wolf, CEO of RIB Group, set the event in motion by explaining to the visionaries from 21 different countries and 4 different continents, that the technology has changed in recent times and how this will evoke a new working method: “The integration of the virtual into the physical engineering process – iTWO Technology is revolutionizing the global construction business in the 21st century. New technology demands new thinking and new working methods to transform construction into the most advanced industry on our planet. We are running together to create the next generation of living.”

Prof. Martin Fischer from Stanford University was presenting the trend and benefits of integrating virtual and physical construction processes. Active podium discussions were moderated by Tom Sawyer, Senior Editor from ENR and Prof. Martin Fischer.

About RIB

RIB Software SE is an innovator in construction business. Since its inception in 1961, RIB Software SE has been the pioneer in construction innovation, exploring and bringing in iTWO³ – new thinking, new work and new technology – to enhance construction productivity, and to transform the global construction industry into the most advanced and digitalized industry in the 21st century. RIB iTWO today is the world’s first Cloud / License based Big Data 5D BIM enterprise solution for construction, real-estate and industrial business.

RIB is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and listed in Prime Standard Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2011. With about 700 talents located in over 30 offices worldwide, RIB is serving 100,000 clients including construction contractors, sub-contractors, developers, owners, investors and governments, in the field of building construction, infrastructure, EPC sector and more.

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