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Welcome Message

Welcome to the 39 th CIB_W078 International Conference of Information Technology for Construction which this year runs within the CIB World Building Congress 2022 at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. W078 is one of the largest and most active working commissions of the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building (CIB). We are confident that you will find this a worthwhile event, not only as a source of acquiring cutting-edge knowledge on topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Digital Twins or Augmented Reality but also as an opportunity to exchange knowledge and establish future collaborations. We, at RMIT’s School of Property, Construction and Project Management, are excited to host such significant event. We are experiencing challenging times in academia, and events such as this one remind us of our purpose within the institution and in society at large. While universities are often seen as somewhat closed communities of practice, in-person social academi
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May update

  5 WEEKS TO GO until our W_078 Conference! which will take place within the World Building Congress   WBC2022 , 27 – 30 June 2022 at RMIT, Melbourne! Program Updates Out Now! View the latest updates to the Preliminary Program here (this is for the complete Congress so look for CIB_W078 which currently is the second column from the lef): All CIB_078 papers have now been allocated to program sessions.  Check out the program to see when your selected authors are presenting and bookmark! (log-in once register as bookmarks are atomatically exported into your calendar with a MS Teams link if joining online).    Please note presentation times are subject to change. We have announced our line-up of keynote speakers including Dr Alain Zarli, Dr Nora El-Gohary, Dr Paolo Tombesi and Dr Andrew Maher. Read the Abstract Book All of the W-078 abstracts including ALL WBC2022 are available in the new abstract book, which is available

Innovation World Cup

  Call for Wild Card Entries in the Innovation World Cup at WBC2022 CALLING ALL AUSTRALIAN TECHPRENEURS!  APPLY FOR THE 5 th  SMART BUILDING / SMART CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION WORLD CUP®  WIN PITCHING SLOTS AT THE CIB WORLD BUILDING CONGRESS 2022 Start-ups, scale-ups, developers and innovative SMEs can now apply for the  5 th  Smart Building / Smart Construction Innovation World Cup® , the world’s leading competition and catalyst for the digital transformation of the AEC industry.  From digital twin, connected construction system, AI-powered monitoring & controlling machine, to intelligent property management software, submit your solutions that advance Planning | Construction | Operation | Environment.  The next  Top Smart Building / Smart Construction Innovators 2022  will be invited to the official pitch & award ceremony at  BIM World MUNICH , 22-23 November, the leading platform in Europe for the digital transformation of the AEC industry. Participants who complete their submi

W078 Speakers Announced

 Four Keynote speakers have been announced for the CIB W078 2022 Conference. Dr Alain Zarli ,  Dr Nora El-Gohary , Dr Paolo Tombesi , and Dr Andrew Maher . For more information go to

Book of Abstracts

 Complete book of Abstracts for the CIB World Building Congress 2022 including CIB w078 Information Technology for Construction has now been released and can be accessed via this LINK

Revised papers have been received

 We are pleased to announce that revised papers have been received.  We will announce decisions for conference acceptance shortly.  Conference registration is now open: 25% off early bird registration deadline is March 31.

Peer reviews

We are please to inform that all draft submissions to CIB w78 have been reviewed independently by two or three peer reviewers. Final submissions are due March 22nd. For more information on preparing your camera-ready submission and presentation go to: To peer reviewers,  THANK YOU for you for your in-kind time and support in this process. Your time and contribution to CIB W078 is much appreciated.