Excursions on January 30

You can sign up to the excursions when buying ticket to the InfraBIM Open. Ticket holders have received instructions how to join.


Digital Construction by Xsite® - Novatron Factory Visit 

Excursion starts at 14.40 and finishes at 17.00

Bus transportation to the factory leaves from Tampere-talo (InfraBIM Open venue) at 14.40 and returns at 17.00.

CONTACT PERSON: Elina Harju, +358 40 632 5135, elina.harju[at]novatron.fi

Maximum number of participants is 30.
The seats are filled in the order of registration.



Vektor.io pre-event: live demos, customer cases and discussions

Excursion starts at 15.00 and finishes at 16.30

Venue: Sokos Hotel Torni, Risto Cabinet on the 2nd floor. Ratapihankatu 43 (map link)


15.00-16.30 live demos and customer presentations in the Risto Cabinet 2nd floor

  • Vektorio introduction
  • BIM Implementation status in Estonian Transportation Administration - Erko Puusaag, Project Manager at Estonian Transportation Administration
  • BIM plans for the near future and beyond in Swedish Transportation Administration - Karin Andersen, Senior BIM Manager at the Swedish Transportation Administration 
  • The role of the BIM tool in FTIA BIM strategy - Jenna Ikonen, Construction Digitalization Expert at Finish Transport Infrastructure Agency 
  • Sokopro Vektorio collaboration - Rasmus Vainio, Chief Operating Officer at Sokopro
  • Granlund 4D + Vektor Model Viewer = Infra 4D for all - Jouni Ojala, Director digital services at Granlund 

16.30-18.00 Follow-up discussions at the Moro Sky Bar (25th floor) 

CONTACT PERSON: Teemu Nivell, +358 400 925 660, teemu.nivell[at]vektor.io

Maximum number of participants is 45. 
The seats are filled in the order of registration.



Tampere Deck and Event Arena

How to design and built on the top of railway in a complex city environment and how models were utilized in different purposes

Excursion starts at 15.00 and finishes at 16.30

Venue: Ramboll office - Kansikatu 5 B

The Tampere Deck and Arena is a part of a major change taking place in the central station district of the third largest city in Finland. An exceptional and highly challenging project results as a unique urban activity center integrated above the railroad tracks in the middle of Tampere.

Extending over two hectares, the new deck will support a multipurpose arena for circa 17,000 spectators, offices, retail premises, apartments, a hotel and a casino, and the project also includes the construction of training and parking facilities. In total, the development covers a gross area of 125,900 m2. Its construction kicked off in 2017 and it was completed 2022.

Being nominated as the winner of global Tekla BIM Awards in category Sports and Recreational projects, Tampere Deck and Arena is an exceptional example of utilizing BIM in a complex hybrid project.

Click here to find out more!

CONTACT PERSON: Tiina Perttula, +358 40 517 6789, tiina.perttula[at]ramboll.fi

Maximum number of participants is 50
The seats are filled in the order of registration.



Developing the Tampere railway station area -project

Excursion starts at 14.00 and finishes at 16.00

Venue: Hämeenkatu 6 B (map link)


Tampere railway station area -project by Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency is located in the center of Tampere, in the heart of the new Kansi area connecting the east and west sides of the Tampere city center. The project will improve the functionality of the Tampere passenger rail yard, the conditions of passengers and the maintenance of passenger trains. The changes made will enable the future development of the entire Kansi area and the Station Center in terms of the arrangements for the passenger rail yard. The project scope also includes several demanding overpass and underpass sites. The financiers of the project are the Väylävirasto, the city of Tampere, VR Yhtymä Oy and Fintraffic Raide Oy.


CONTACT PERSON: Mari Kurkinen, +358 40 148 7222, mari.kurkinen[at]welado.fi 


Maximum number of participants is 30
The seats are filled in the order of registration.




Infrakit IBO pre-session


Excursion starts at 15.00 and finishes at 16.30


Venue: Sokos Hotel Torni, Jumbo-cabinet at 2nd floor, Ratapihankatu 43 (Map link)


15:00 – 16:30 Presentations & discussion:

  • Tuomas Koivisto, Kreate Oyj / Digitalization from a contractor’s point of view 
    • Tuomas works as a BIM-Coordinator at Kreate Oyj, which is one of the biggest infra contractors in Finland. They utilize model-based methods widely in their rail, road, bridge, and industrial projects.
  • Jarmo Niskanen, FTIA / Infrakit in quality management and hand-over phase
    • Jarmo works as a project manager for Finnish Transport and Infrastructure Agency. He is keen on advancing infra industry using new technology and solutions in his projects and results have been extraordinary. 
  • Visa Hokkanen, Infrakit Group Oy / Development status
    • Visa works as a VP of Product for Infrakit and will present the latest developments within Infrakit platform.

16:30 – 18:00 Discussions at Moro sky bar

CONTACT PERSON: Anssi Johansson, +358 40 592 9933, anssi.johansson[at]infrakit.com


Maximum number of participants is 40
The seats are filled in the order of registration.


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