Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior

تحت رعاية معالي رئيس مجلس الوزراء وزير الداخلية الشيخ عبدالله بن ناصر بن خليفة آل ثاني

23 – 25 September 2019

Doha Exhibition &
Convention Centre
11 AM - 7 PM Daily


Sonali Dhopte

Speaker Name

Sonali Dhopte

Technical Director


Architect and Interior Designer since 1993, Sonali has worked with the top architectural firms in the US and India. As Technical Director at Excelize, she overseas and guides the BIM team and manages project deliveries as per client requirements. 

Working on BIM since 2008, Sonali and her team at Excelize have extensive BIM implementation experience on large scale projects in Commercial, Hospitality, Residential and Institutional Projects. Under her leadership Excelize has worked on projects with top ENR firms like L&T, TCS, Tata Housing, Peninsula, Rustomjee, Reliance, Samsung etc. in India, International firms like WATG, Coastal Construction, Ryan Companies in US, DartonB3 in UK and BSB Gulf, Al Jaber Trading WLL, Midmac  in UAE.

As a leading woman Architect, Sonali is a nationally recognized BIM Expert and has presented and participated in various panel discussions in prestigious conferences and has published various articles on BIM in prestigious journals.

Sonali completed her Architecture from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, MH, India. She also went to University of Berkeley, California, USA.

Sonali has participated as a speaker and panelist in quite a few conferences and workshops and has also guided college students with her impressive speeches and presentations.

Sonali was also interviewed for an international survey conducted by a representative from Oxford Brookes University to give her inputs on “BIM in the Indian AEC” industry where she briefly explained on “Attitudes of BIM” in the Indian Real Estate & Construction Industry mentioning her experience on various projects she has worked on.

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