3D Repo - Non-linear Version Control using NoSQL MongoDB followed by AGM

Thursday 8 October 2015, 6.30pm - 8.30pm, refreshments available from 6.00pm

The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA. The nearest underground stations are Covent Garden and Charing Cross.

Dr Jozef Doboš, Founder and CEO 3D Repo Ltd


Even though Building Information Modelling (BIM) advocates virtual design and sharing of digital information, the construction industry is still flooded with email exchanges, printed 2D drawings and written project descriptions. This poses problems not limited to efficiency, re-work and ultimately cost. Despite attempts at creating industry-wide standards, none sufficiently represent all engineering aspects nor fulfil the semantic web paradigm. This talk will concentrate on the inner workings of the open source 3D Repo version control system, the aim of which is to democratise and BIM-enable the whole construction industry.

About the Speaker:

Dr Jozef Doboš is the founder and CEO of 3D Repo Ltd, a spin-out from his Engineering Doctorate in Virtual Environments, Imaging & Visualisation (VEIV) at University College London. In 2009, he received his Master of Engineering in Artificial Intelligence from Imperial College London and in 2011 a Master of Research in VEIV from UCL. With 3D Repo, Jozef won numerous awards including the MongoDB World Innovation Award in the open source category, the Breakthrough Information Technology Industrial Exchange Award and the UCL Enterprise Bright Ideas Award. In 2014, he was finalist of the Royal Academy of Engineering ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs Award as well as the EPSRC UK ICT Research Pioneers Award. This year, Jozef won the Cognicity Challenge by Canary Wharf Group. Jozef is a Professional Member of the BCS.

AGM and Reception:

This meeting will be followed by the Advanced Programming Specialist Group Annual General Meeting and a buffet reception with wine.


Admission is free, for both Members and Non-Members, but advance booking is required.


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