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June 27 @ 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM UTC+0

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Webinar details

This webinar offers a comprehensive look at the basic principles and contemporary methods in Construction Engineering and Management. Participants will gain valuable insights into key topics such as project planning and scheduling, cost estimation and budgeting, risk management, and the impact of new technologies on improving construction efficiency and sustainability.

By combining theoretical knowledge with practical case studies, this webinar aims to provide professionals with the tools and strategies necessary to effectively oversee construction projects from start to finish.

  • The webinar will be recorded and will be sent out to registered attendees afterwards.
  • A certificate of attendance will be provided to attendees who request one near the end of the live webinar session.
  • Please note: the time stated on this event is in UTC. You will need to convert this to your own time zone.

Key takeaways from this webinar

  • Understand the critical components of effective project planning and scheduling in construction projects.
  • Learn best practices for accurate cost estimation, budget management, and risk mitigation.
  • Explore the latest technological advancements and sustainable practices shaping the future of construction engineering.

Related courses

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About the presenter

Dr. Karoline Figueiredo, EIT Lecturer and Civil Engineer

Dr. Karoline Figueiredo is a dedicated professional with a robust background in sustainable construction and environmental engineering. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s and a PhD degree in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. Her PhD focused on leveraging Digital Twin and Blockchain technologies to drive sustainability in the built environment.

Throughout her academic journey, Karoline served as a Visiting Researcher and Visiting Lecturer at renowned institutions globally. Her international experience includes conducting research at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Spain and Western Sydney University in Australia, contributing significantly to the field of life cycle assessment of construction materials. Specializing in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (LCSA) methodologies, Karoline develops innovative solutions, utilizing her comprehensive understanding of these tools to navigate complex projects and implement sustainable practices effectively.

Beyond her research achievements, Karoline works as a lecturer at the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), Australia, and at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, where she conducts lectures and tutorials for Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) Programs.


June 27
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM UTC+0
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