Construction Innovation Lab


We are holding the launch of the Construction Innovation Lab (CIL) on Wednesday October 16th in DIT Bolton Street's 4th Conference Centre at 6.30pm and we cordially invite you to attend. The event is being run in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) who are holding an information day from 5pm and the CIL Society ( 

The event will run from 5pm to 8pm; however the launch of CIL will be at 6.30pm with DIT President, Professor Brian Norton giving the opening address. Other Keynote speakers include;

  • Dean and Director of DIT College of Engineering & Built Environment, Dr Mike Murphy,
  • CIF Director General, Mr Tom Parlon 
  • PM Group Director of Construction, Mr John Hamilton - outlining PM Groups efforts applying Lean Principles to construction & their thoughts on BIM
  • Collen Construction Contract Manager Mr Thomas O'Connor, CIOB Construction Manager of the Year 2013 

Additionally, there will be presentations from DIT & CIL research students and their fellow researchers in the TUDelft’s BIMlab, Netherlands, regarding their objectives and the ways in which their research has assisted industry with innovation.   

Our event sponsors are detailed in the poster attachment. More information regarding the objectives of the CIL is included in the recent CIOB CM magazine and CIF Construction magazine articles attached.

The evening will finish with 20 minutes Q&A session by a panel of experts followed by light refreshments and drinks reception.

Anyone wishing to register for the event please email (Paul Ebbs) and (Mandy Coleman). The event is free, however; registration prior to 2pm on Monday 14th October 2013 is required.

We look forward to welcoming you on the night.

Back to Top