BIM Conference 2018

Venue: Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP

Date: 5 November 2018

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BIM Conference 2018

Join us at our BIM Conference on 5 November 2018 in Manchester and find out how the latest BIM suite of standards could help you support your strategic vision and enable you to deliver improved, efficient and cost effective projects.

This interactive and practical event will provide you with the opportunity to hear from leading industry experts about the importance of BIM standards being implemented in all areas of the construction and civil engineering industry.

Discover the latest standards updates and initiatives from the experts involved in creating the standards and related guidance to the UK industry and how these new initiatives will impact your everyday work. 

By attending the conference you will:

  • Find out how standards and guidance documents could improve your processes and deliver value for your clients
  • Gain a better understanding about required data documents for BIM projects
  • Hear the latest updates about new standards and future development including how the UK can transition from national to ISO BIM standards
  • Gather information about the challenges that companies face while working on BIM projects and lessons learnt on the way
  • Network, discuss and have your questions answered by leading industry professionals



The Programme

08:30   Registration

09:15  Chairman's Opening Remarks 

David Philp, Global BIM/IM Director, AECOM

09:25   Opening Keynote: BIM Level 2 - UK transition to international standard

Dr Anne Kemp, BIM Strategy & Development Director, Atkins

09:45   Plenary Session 1: BIM Level 2 - The UK’s transition to ISO standards

BIM Level 2 based upon using ISO standards, a UK national annex and UK transitional guidance.

  • Dr Anne Kemp, BIM Strategy & Development Director Atkins, Convenor of ISO 19650 Working Group & and co-author of Transitional Guidance
  • Paul Shillcock, Director, Operam, UK Expert for BS EN ISO 19650-2 & co-author of Transitional Guidance
  • David Churcher, Director, Hitherwood Consulting, UK Expert for BS EN ISO 19650-1 & co-author of Transitional Guidance

10:45   Coffee & Networking

11:05   Plenary Session 2  

BIM standards update (CEN, ISO + BSI)

David Philp, Global BIM/IM Director, AECOM

11:50   Breakout Session

Health & Safety

Product data

12:25   Moderators' Feedback from Interactive Workshops

12:45   Chairman's Summary of the Morning

12:50   Lunch

13:50   Plenary Session 3: BIM standards - A view from industry

14:35   Breakout Session:

Data Exchange -  Nicholas Nisbet, Director, AEC3 UK Ltd

Fire Safety - Judith Schultz Associate Director at Arup

15:10   Moderators Feedback from Interactive Workshops

15:30   Coffee & Networking

15:50   Plenary Session 4: The future of the UK digital built environment

Antony Burd, Head of Market Development, BSI

Dr Anne Kemp, BIM Strategy & Development Director, Atkins

16:35   Summary of the Day from the Chairperson

David Philp, Global BIM/IM Director, AECOM 

16:40   End of Conference

This promises be an inspiring and insightful event.


Who should attend?

This one-day summit is for anybody interested in achieving long-term success. This includes:

  • CEOs and Managing Directors
  • Civil Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Quality Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Health & Safety Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Managing Directors
  • Operations Directors
  • Facility Owners and Operators
  • Asset Managers


How to Join

  1. Register
  2. Receive confirmation
  3. Join our experts on the day 



Sponsoring the BIM Conference 2018 or taking an exhibition stand is an excellent way of increasing your company’s profile and creating greater awareness of your brand, showcase new and existing products and service offerings.

We tailor our sponsorship and exhibition packages to help you meet and influence the people who are going to ensure the growth of your business. We will work in partnership with you to develop a bespoke package that meets your objectives. Ensuring you achieve all the benefits of sponsoring our summit. For more details please email

Book now

To book your place simply click on the 'book now' button below.

BIM Conference 2018
05 November 2018 

  • Members* £175.00
  • Non-Members £350.00


*BSI Membership is an annual subscription which entitles you up to a 50% discount on various BSI products and services.  Please ensure you have register your details, including your membership number for the discounts and benefits to be applied at the checkout stage.

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