Webinar: Automation in Construction - meet the panel

08 September 2020

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Following on from our successful Construction Technology webinar in June, the second in the series will look at the latest trends in the automation of construction machinery, including remote operation, robotics and machine learning.

Among the questions will be the speed of adoption and the key applications for machine automation.

The webinar will be hosted by Andy Brown, Editor of International Construction with the following distinguished leading experts:

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Gaurav Kikani, Vice President of Operations & Strategy | Built Robotics

At Built Robotics, a company building automated guidance systems for heavy equipment, Gaurav oversees growth, operations, and business development.

Previously, he launched startup companies at Shumway Capital, an investment firm, and was a consultant at Bain & Company, where he advised companies in the mining and technology sectors.

Gaurav graduated with honors in finance and economics at Northwestern University.

A native Texan, his interest in heavy equipment originates from growing up surrounded by the oil and gas industry.

 

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Alan Berger, former SVP Technology with Volvo CE & previously Chief Technology Officer at Case

With a longstanding interest in automated machinery Alan has worked in the vehicle industry for over 25 years.

In his previous senior tecnology roles with Volvo Construction Equipment and CNH Industrial, he focused on leadership, product development, efficiency and the digital and electrification transformation.

 

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John Downey, Director of Sales, EMEA | Topcon Positioning Group

Since joining Topcon Positioning Group in 1998, John has been a key figure driving forward the adoption of technology within the construction industry.

In his current role, he is responsible for leading and developing the national sales teams, while supporting and managing the OEM distribution structure through key partnerships and programmes.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience in machine control and automation, John has brought to market Topcon’s most advanced automated systems to boost productivity on construction and infrastructure projects across the continent.

This free webinar is produced under KHL’s Construction Technology brand, jointly organised by Construction Europe and International Construction magazines.

Register for the webinar here.

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