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4 Takesways from Glodon Indonesia's Digital Built Conference

On 17th April 2018, with the key theme “Digital Construction: Using Technology to Unleash Potential and Accelerate the Digital Process - Let Each Project Succeed”, the inaugural Glodon Indonesian conference came to a satisfactory close. During the event, Glodon representatives introduced various digital building concepts, and demonstrated case studies with localized product solutions from 2D to 5D. The event has grabbed the attention & ignited interest from the local construction peers.

Highlight 1: Best attended Glodon Overseas Event since the launch of the international growth plan

The conference was attend with 319 delegates, from government enterprises, architectural associations, universities and many SME. There are total 140 participating units, and it included 150 management level (directors + managers) attendee who are from the Indonesian Top 50 construction units. Billy Lie, chairman of the Indonesian Quantity Surveyors Association (IQSI), also held related exchanges with peers. Judging from the record number of participants and their enthusiasm, it is looking to create a lasting impact to the Indonesian market.


Highlights 2: The international version of BIM5D was unveiled for the first time. Glodon continued to invest in R&D and to enhance its products’ international capabilities.

In addition to the introduction of new Cubicost 2018 series for the international market in April, the CAD Reader Indonesia version will also be available from April onwards. Furthermore, the international version of BIM5D was debuted at the conference. Dr. Menggang Huang, Manager of BIM5D International Department, introduced the application of BIM5D in the Beijing New Airport Project and the Guangzhou East Tower. The BIM5D will understand the Indonesian market further, with localization adjustment for the Indonesian market and match closer to international users requirement.


Highlight 3: Announcement of the interim results of the China-Indonesian college training program based on the “Belt & Road” Initiative. Glodon will promote the sharing of resources among Indonesian schools and enterprises, accelerate the training of high-tech personnel in the Indonesian construction industry.

In recent years, Binus University and Glodon Indonesia have cooperated and supported each other in the training of new-type construction talents. Mr. Calvin Li, General Manager of Glodon Indonesia, presented a trophy to the school representatives and expressed thanks and long-term cooperation to the university. In addition, under the leadership of Glodon, the Shaanxi Vocational Institute also announced the first campus seminar for the first Chinese and Indonesian university training programs in Asia. In the later half of 2018, about 15 Indonesian university students will embark on a 6-month long study-trip in China. After the students finish their studies, Glodon Indonesia with provide prioritized employment opportunities.


Highlight 4:  Lively & interactive engagement amongst visitors and exhibitors during conference, and the announcement of he 2018 user service upgrade plan.

The conference set up two separate zones to get close to users and listen to users. One of the zone’s theme is called BIM WORLD TOUCH, with innovative & interactive video operations, customers can self-experience the product solutions according to the guidelines appear on the screen, of which BIM5D received a very enthusiastic response. In addition, the theme “Digital Construction Heroes” photo background board was established, and super users of various companies were invited to gather photos on the spot to stimulate the awareness of continuous learning and improvement of many ordinary users.

Glodon Indonensia would also like to thank the two invited experts (Mr Antonius Wirawan, Marketing Director of Multikon & Mr Muhammad Yusri Agus, BIM TS of PT PP) for sharing the realife engineering practice with on-site customers. Some experiences in the process of enterprise transformation. Only if the customer succeeds, can Glodon reach it successfully.


Finally, Mr. Calvin Li, General Manager of Glodon Indonesia, summaries the event:  “Glodon products and services can help the Indonesian construction industry to accelerate digital reform and enhance more successful project delivery. We will continue to contribute to the construction community in Indonesia, and more marketing activities will be held in the future to convey the concept of Digital Construction.”

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