PROJECT BMS 2018 REPORT

Project BMS 2018: presentation of trends and a look at the industry’s future.

The third edition of the BMS project confirmed the importance of continuing the implementation and development of a nationwide meeting place for suppliers and recipients interested in the implementation and use of BMS systems and the management of modern buildings. Exchange of contacts, getting to know technologies and discussing the future of the industry are the three areas mentioned as the most important by the participants of the previous edition.

Nearly 200 people took part in the event – among them 110 participants – decision-makers representing companies integrator, installer, facility and energy management, technical services. Yes, in a nutshell, we can summarize the third, nationwide edition of BMS Project, which took place on November 7-8, 2018 at the Lamberton Business & Conferences Hotel in Ołtarzew near Warsaw.

During the lecture, tested solutions and new products were presented by the conference partners:

Gold Partners: APA Group: BMS outlined with scale; BKT Elektronik: Safety and visualization of technical systems in DataCenter and server rooms; GLOBAL CONTROL 5: A comprehensive BMS system, enclosed in a small, compact controller – open to the challenges of the future.  WAGO ELWAG: Smart Building – towards modern construction.
Silver Partners: Distech Controls: Innovations in room automation; Finder: Reliability in BMS systems, solutions for building applications Finder; Honeywell: The latest trends and solutions in building automation systems – HONEYWELL PARTNER CHANNEL; Salto Systems: SALTO Systems wireless and mobile access control systems in intelligent buildings.
Bronze Partners: Numeron, Positech, Produal and SmartIN presented their solutions at exhibition stands.

For the full two days the participants were allowed to use the exhibition part for the presentation of the equipment and individual consultations.

The third edition of the event was opened by Jowita Michalska, President of Digital University, a foundation dedicated to the development of strategic digital competences. The topic of the lecture was the prediction of Ray Kurtzweil, the most important futurologist in the world.

Expert lectures were conducted by the representatives of the organization: NAPE – National Energy Conservation Agency: Where energy efficiency meets with BMS? ; PLGBC – Polish Ecological Building Association: Everything you would like to know about green building, and you are afraid to ask, buildingSMART: buildingSMART in Poland – new construction digitization and NUMERON company: Dasboarding measurement data – examples of IoT environment configuration for distributed objects.

The theme of this year’s discussion panel was Artificial Intelligence in building applications. The panel was led by Krzysztof Kogut, President of the Polish Council of Facility Management (PRFM) and the discussion was attended by: Witold Rafalski, IFMA member and Technical Director at Digiservice Polska, Bartosz Kwiatkowski, CEO at driv2e (Virtual Power Plant group), Maciej Kopański, President of ENGIE Technika Instalacyjna and PhD. Grzegorz Augustyn, lecturer at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow at the Faculty of Management and owner of the Signum Project – an integrator of BMS and AV systems.

Panelists discussed, among others about whether artificial intelligence will support the optimization of energy consumption in buildings, how artificial intelligence will affect the automation of the work of the Facility Manager and how AI methods are adapted to BMS.

As part of the afternoon attractions, the screening of the film: History of Polish Olympism – Meeting with Kajetan Broniewski, rower, three-time Olympian, bronze medalist at the Olympic Games in Barcelona (1992). During the gala dinner, all Partners and Participants could try their hand at competition on ergometers.

We invite you to the fourth edition of the BMS Project conference, which will take place in 2019. Current information about the conference can be found at: www.projektbms.pl, fan page: www.facebook.com/projektbms and in the „BMS Project” group on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups/8555419.

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