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How Digital Saves Lives

Internet of Things, Reality Capture, Immersive Technology and Digital Twins. How can these help safeguard our communities?

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Date and time:

Tue 17 May 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Virtual

Nationwide (more than one region)

Free

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How Digital Saves Lives

This session explores some of the ways that we have leveraged digital to support in safeguarding our communities. Join the WSP Digital team for a quick-fire session. We promise this will deliver an exciting experience for all attendees and we look forward to sharing our thoughts (and laughs!) with you.

Speakers

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Dan Jurgens

Head of Digital

Dan is the Head of Digital at WSP and is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of digital methodologies across all New Zealand business.  He has extensive experience delivering major complex infrastructure projects utilising digital methodologies focusing on whole of life digital lifecycle delivery and management.   

Dan is a BIM advisor to private clients, government bodies and industry associations, which has included co-authoring of the BIM Knowledge and Skills Framework, and Asset Information Requirements for the Australian Construction Industry Forum/Australasian Procurement and Construction Council and project piloting the NZ Metadata (shared data) Standards.

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Mike Lusby

Principal Instrumentation Engineer

Mike is a Principal Instrumentation Engineer with WSP Research in Petone.  His professional experience is in the use of instrumentation for slope monitoring, sensor integration for remote monitoring of bridges and other critical infrastructure, and data collection initiatives such as the development and construction of instrumented bicycles for data collection to improve cyclist safety on roads. 

In2017, Mike received an ACENZ Silver Innovation Award for his work on developing remote bridge monitoring innovations for Rakaia Bridge in Canterbury.

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Caleb Baildon

Technical Principal Survey

Caleb is a Technical Principal Surveyor with WSP based in Wellington.  He has extensive experience in carrying out construction, topographical, unmanned aerial vehicle, cadastral and engineering surveys for a range of clients throughout New Zealand, and he has also undertaken specialist surveying work at Scott Base in Antarctica. 

Caleb is a passionate surveyor who looks for new technology and methods to use in his workflows. He has been using unmanned aerial vehicles for survey, inspection and media for seven years, and he works with large reality models, facilitating data management, sharing and modelling for small project to projects covering hundreds of kilometres.  Caleb is also very involved in cadastral surveys for road legalisations, easements and other infrastructure.

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Ryan MacVeigh

Digital Advisory Manager

Ryan MacVeigh has been championing the adoption of location intelligence for over 12 years, and currently leads the GIS team with WSP Digital.  Ryan’s expertise includes strategic GIS planning, GIS infrastructure implementation, and advising on the right tools to deliver innovative, engaging, and informative ways to tell meaningful stories with Location Intelligence.  

Ryan’s role within WSP Digital involves identifying, growing, and coaching future spatial talent, and guiding clients through their digital journeys.  Ryan is currently assisting client to amalgamate GIS with 3D models, BIM, dashboards, visuals, sensor data and other sources to support digital twin development.