BIM Conference 2014

Getting your business ready for the future

Tuesday 2 December 2014, Etc venues, Dexter House, London

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BSI's BIM Conference

This engaging and interactive event will provide you with a unique opportunity to hear from industry experts about the increasingly important role of BIM in all areas of the construction and civil engineering industry. Learn how standards could help your organization in the adoption of BIM.

It will review the role of information standards in facility design, construction and operation and discuss current best practice and how this is evolving to support collaborative working and sharing structured data within contractual relationships and in the open market. 

In addition, you will find out more about BSI’s initiatives and newly published PAS 1192:3 and BS 1192-4:UK implementation of COBie, due to be published in the summer.

By attending the conference you will:

Hear the latest government update on BIM strategy
Find out how standards and guidance notes could help reduce cost by applying BIM in your organization 
Get a better understanding about implementing Level 2 BIM
Gather information about challenges that companies face while moving towards BIM implementation and lessons learnt on the way
Learn about practical steps for implementing standards and what the benefits to your business are
Network, discuss and have your questions answered by leading industry experts and standards makers

Eligible for CPD points

Supported by:




8:30 Registration

9:30 – 9:40 Chairman’s opening

Richard Waterhouse, CEO, RIBA Enterprises

09:40 – 10:00 Keynote speech

Peter Hansford, Chief Construction Advisor, HM Government

09:40 – 10:05 BIM and further behavioural change within the industry

David Philp, Head of BIM, Mace

10:05 – 10:25 PAS 1192:2 a year forward 

Mervyn Richards, Director, MR1 Consulting

10:25 -10:35 Q&A

10:35 – 10:50 Morning tea and coffee

10:50–11:10 PAS 1192 :3 – A digital asset information model. Why?

Rob Manning, BIS BIM Core Team

11:10-11:30 Practical implementations of PAS 1192:3

David Churcher, Director, Hitherwood Consulting Ltd

 John Sands, Principal Consultant, BSRIA

11:30 – 11:50 Introducing COBie-BS1192-4 

Nicholas Nisbet, Director, AEC3 UK Ltd

11:50 – 12:05 Q&A

12:05 – 12:25 BIM as an innovation tool

Jon Kerbey, Head of Management Systems, HS2

12:25 -12:45 Realising the Digital Potential of Projects: A framework for digital strategy

Andy Powell, Head of Building Information Modelling, Parsons Brinckerhoff

12:45 -12:55 Q&A

12:55-14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:35 Workshops

Workshop 1 – How to improve the effectiveness of processes on projects?

Worksop 2 – How would you promote  BIM  as a natural progression within the organisation?

Workshop 3 - How would you build the Asset Information Model and what governance would you expect?

Workshop 4 – Journey towards  Level 3. Plain sailing or a bumpy ride?

14:35 – 15:00 Workshops findings

15:00 – 15:15  Afternoon tea and coffee

15:15-15:35 Getting it done – How to implement Level 2 BIM?

Nigel Davies, Director, Evolve

15:35-15:55 BIM around the globe – Case Study

Marek Suchocki, Sales Development Executive, Autodesk

15:55-16:15 Case Study


16:15 – 16:25 Q&A

16:25 Chairman’s closing remarks

Richard Waterhouse, CEO, RIBA Enterprises

Who should attend?

In particular, the conference will be of interest to those with responsibility for BIM implementation within their organization including:

  • CEOs and Managing Directors
  • Structural Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Manufacturers
  • Architects
  • Building Services Engineers
  • Designers
  • BIM Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Operations Directors
  • Facility Owners and Operators
  • Asset Managers


Sponsoring the BIM conference or taking an exhibition stand is an excellent way of increasing your company’s profile within the BIM market 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 association with our BIM event. For more details please email


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

Standards rate:

  • Members £174.50
  • Non-Members £349.00

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 Public sector rate:

  • Members £139.50
  • Non-Members £279.00

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