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Jonas Weil
Senior Engineering Geologist – iC Group

Nick Nisbet
Vice Chair – BuildingSMART International UK

Pat McLarin
Segment Director, Civil – Seequent


17 min

Geotechnical digital twins and BIM

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is now a familiar concept, but ‘digital twins’ are emerging as a phenomenon in civil infrastructure.

Drawing on the extensive experience of Jonas Weil in geotechnical engineering and Nick Nisbet in BIM development, this panel discussion explores the concept of the geotechnical digital twin and contrasts it to conventional digital twins and BIM. What are the differences and how they are related? What is the role of open standards vs. geotechnical specialist tools to enable success on infrastructure projects?

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