Jens Focke

CEO, BIL - Federal German Construction Enquiry Portal, Germany

Since 2015, Jens Focke has been CEO of the Federal Information System for Line Research, BIL eG from Bonn. The graduate surveying engineer and hydrograph held sales and consulting positions in several companies Geomagic GmbH, GE Oil & Gas and GE Energy in the geoinformatics and pipeline sensors. He started his professional career at the GIS manufacturer Smallworld Systems GmbH after five years in the marine economy at the Federal Office for Shipping and Hydrography and the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany. Jens Focke may draw a big picture on data workflow between sensoric and related IT and its standardization for business process optimization. He has been part of several pipeline integrity management systems (PIMS) implementations and its requirements studies.

15.20 - 15.50 CEST

Virtual Pipeline Summit 30 Jun

Panel Discussion "Digital Transformation in the Pipeline Industry"

Panel discussion with live Q&A afterwards.

15.50 - 16.10 CEST

Virtual Pipeline Summit 30 Jun

European Approaches for the Digitization of Digging Request Procedures

CEO, BIL - Federal German Construction Enquiry Portal, Germany

 

The presentation will give an overview on national approaches to implement nationwide enquiry solutions as already initiated in different European countries.  Focus topics will be

  • Process of construction enquiry
  • Required IT-based infrastructure
  • Cost and fees to implement, operate and maintain digging request portals
  • Technical features concerning map usage and navigation
  • Additional functionalities to receive complete identification of relevant network operators