BSI’s BIM Conference

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Date: 6 December 2012

Location: Manchester

 

Join us at the BSI’s Building Information Modelling Conference on 6 December 2012 in Manchester and find out how standards could help your organization in the adoption of BIM.

This free to attend event will provide you with the opportunity to hear from industry experts about the increasingly important role of BIM in all areas of the construction and civil engineering industry.

You will find out more about BSI’s initiatives and B/555 Roadmap which documents and describes the activities of the BSI/555 committee in support of delivering clear guidance to the UK industry dedicated to providing and operating built assets.

Don’t miss the practical workshop on implementing the BS 8541 “Library objects for architecture, engineering and construction” series. These new standards, and the example templates published for the UK Government BIM implementation strategy are of interest to designers, constructors and product manufacturers. Learn how these standards help the industry share structured data.

By attending the conference you will:

  • Hear the latest Government update on BIM strategy
  • Find out how standards and guidance notes could help you reduce cost by applying BIM in your organization
  • Get better understanding about required data documents for UK Government BIM projects
  • Gather information about the challenges that companies face while moving towards BIM implementation and lessons learnt on the way
  • Network, discuss and have your questions answered by leading industry experts.

The Conference will be chaired by Mark Bew, Chair of BIM Task Group and confirmed speakers include:

  • David Philp, Head of BIM implementation, Cabinet Office
  • Nicholas Nisbet, Director, AEC3 UK Ltd
  • Marek Suchocki ,Technical Account Manager, Autodesk
  • Dr Stephen Hamil, Director of Design and Innovation, RIBA Enterprises
  • Alan Muse, Director of the Built Environment, RICS
  • Dr Anne Kemp, Director BIM Strategy and Development, Atkins
  • Mervyn Richards, Director MR1 Consulting.

Who should attend:

  • Structural Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Manufacturers
  • Architects
  • Building Services Engineers
  • Designers
  • BIM Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Managing Directors
  • Operations Directors.

Conference Agenda - 6 December 2012

09:30 – 09:45 Chairman’s opening remarks

Mark Bew, Chair of BIM Task Group


09:45 – 10:15 Government’s BIM Strategy – what happens next

David Philp, Head of BIM implementation, Cabinet Office


10:15 – 10:45 Required data documents for UK Govemrent BIM projects

Dr Stephen Hamil, Director of Design and Innovation, RIBA Enterprises


10:45 – 11:15 BIM – Surveyors’ perspective and initiatives

Alan Muse, Director of the Built Environment, RICS


11:15 – 11:30 Morning coffee


Standards in action


11:30 – 12:00 B/555 Road map – where are we now? PAS 1192- 2 & 3

Mark Bew, Chair of BIM Task Group


12:00 -12:30 What do you need to know about BS 1192-:2007 and how it can help?

Mervyn Richards, Director, MR1 Consulting


12:30 - 13:00 Case Study – Applying BS 1192 in software applications

Marek Suchocki, Technical Account Manager, Autodesk


13:00 -14:00 – Lunch


14:00 – 14:30 Case Study - Lessons learnt at Atkins

Dr Anne Kemp, Director BIM Strategy and Development, Atkins


Interactive Workshop - Implementing BS8541 - Construction Library Objects


14: 30 – 15:15 Is there an opportunity for better product data?

  • The role of standards and BS8541
  • Examples of best practice

Facilitator: Nicholas Nisbet, Director, AEC3 UK Ltd


15:15- 15:30 Afternoon tea


15:30 – 16:00 What are the most urgent problems?

  • Can we find a way forward?

Facilitator: Nicholas Nisbet, Director, AEC3 UK Ltd


16:00 -16:30 Panel Discussion – Why standards could make a difference in BIM implementation?


16:30 Chairman’s closing remarks

Mark Bew, Chair of BIM Task Group


Please complete our simple online registration form to attend this event.

This event is free for all attendees, but numbers are limited. To book your place, please complete our simple online registration form. Please be aware that this online registration does not automatically guarantee you a place at one of the workshops. When fully subscribed, you will be placed on a waiting list and notified in the week prior to the event whether there is a place available for you.

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