Hochtief Board Member to address the Construction Innovation 2016 Forum



24 June 2016

Hochtief Board Member to address the Construction Innovation 2016 Forum

The Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA) is delighted to announce Mr André Glogowsky, is the latest high profile international keynote presenter at the BIM-MEPAUS Construction Innovation 2016 Forum. Since 2010, the AMCA has been very fortunate to have industry leading head contractors’ and developers such as Lend Lease, Balfour Beatty, Shanghai Tower, and Turner Construction USA.

Hochtief Brasil is an engineering and construction company of excellence and provides services and full solutions: pre-construction, development of projects, post-work construction and technical. Approaching its 50th year of operations in Brazil, Hochtief has accumulated vast experience in the private market for the manufacturing and processing industries, buildings and infrastructure, with an extensive technical collection of approximately 500 works carried out, seven million square meters build and approximately four million cubic meters of concrete.

Majored in Civil Engineering from the Mackenzie University of São Paulo, André has earned his master’s degree in Business Management Strategy and Leadership from Getúlio Vargas University in Brazil. He began his professional career at HOCHTIEF do Brasil during the 1980’s, and worked in several departments such as Construction, Supply and Real Estate, until he successfully reached the presidency in 1996, leading the company for 12 years. He served until 2015 as Chairman of HOCHTIEF do Brasil’s Board of Directors in Business Strategy and Development. Currently, he is a Board Member advising the Presidency for HOCHTIEF do Brasil.

He also participates as a Board Member of other renowned companies and organisations such as:

  • SIKA Brasil; SH Formas; TEMON Engenharia; OMNI and MARLIM Aviation;
  • Câmara Brasil-Alemanha; ABEMI – Brazilian Association of Engineering and Industrial Assembly; SINDUSCON-SP’s Technology and Quality Committee; participating in the BIM  Development Committee; Téchne Construction Magazine; and
  • He has been a member of YPO/WPO – Young/World Presidents’ Organization, since 1999.

André  will point out the measures HOCHTIEF do Brasil’s company has taken to increase productivity. Including demonstrating how among other factors, BIM Technology is an important innovation to ensure this outcome. André will share the approach and changes implemented on their construction company and the future steps still required to sustain and improve the results. An Overview of HOCHTIEF do Brasil’s achievements and examples of projects which adopt BIM Technology that have been in use.  André  will be joined at the forum by thought leaders and practitioners from across the supply chain, each providing unique insight into how leading firms such as Comfort Systems USA, Trimble, Autodesk, ClearEdge3D, Dassault Systèmes, U.S Engineering Company and  Buro Happold are utilising technological advancements to deliver innovative best practice solutions in the building and construction industry.

It will be held at the Australian Technology Park, Sydney on 4 –5 August 2016.

Tickets are available here



Shannon Thomas




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