Keynote Speakers Revealed
BIM SHOW LIVE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS REVEALED
We’re pleased to announce three of our keynote speakers for BIM Show Live 2020. They are, biophilic designer and architect, Oliver Heath; Radio 4 presenter and TED X speaker, Timandra Harkness; and American BIM expert Chris Tisdel. The fourth keynote speaker will be revealed soon!
Keynote speaker Oliver Heath is an industry recognised expert and thought leader in biophilic design, sustainable architecture and interior design, striving to create human-centred spaces that are proven to benefit the health and wellbeing of building occupants.
With a background in architecture, Oliver has spent 20 years working for the likes of BBC, ITV and Channel 4 promoting sustainability and wellbeing. His design practice now researches and develops how health and wellbeing can be integrated into the built environment and are lead designers on a ground-breaking project for the Building Research Establishment (The BRE): The Biophilic Office project.
Keynote speaker Timandra Harkness is a writer, speaker and comedian who presents BBC Radio 4’s series, FutureProofing. Her book, Big Data: Does Size Matter? was published by Bloomsbury Sigma in 2016 and in 2017 Timandra gave a TEDX talk titled What Is Knowledge In The Age Of Big Data?
Timandra speaks with authority, intellectual rigour and humour to audiences about the future, Big Data, AI & robots, and other topics relating science and technology to the wider questions of human life.
Timandra is a visiting fellow (Knowledge Exchange) in Big Data, Information Rights and Public Engagement with the Centre for Information Rights at the University of Winchester, a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, and a member of their working group on Data Ethics.
Keynote speaker Chris Tisdel is the Founder of Ruckus Innovation Consulting in America and has 25+ years of global experience as a designer, catalyst for innovation, strategic consultant, founder, and angel investor in design, engineering, and technology industries.
Chris started his career as a classically trained architect, and became one of the early adopters (circa 1999) of Building Information Modelling in Austin, Texas, later becoming the Director of Building Information Modelling for the State of Texas.
Chris has facilitated over 100 workshops, guiding multiple organisations through their innovation journeys. Chris developed an integrated and highly adaptable innovation program methodology known as the ‘Strategitorium’ which puts people and their ideas first.