BIM Conference 2016

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Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, London

Date: 10 May 2016

BIM Conference 2016

BIM Conference 2016

The requirement for companies to deliver BIM Level 2 by April 2016, set out by Government, can seem overwhelming. There are many standards and associated documents to adhere to and it’s often difficult to know what the actual requirements are.

This engaging and industry focused event will provide you with an unique opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and standards makers about the adoption of BIM Level 2 and how this is evolving to support collaborative working and sharing structured data within contractual relationships and in the open market.

Rahul Shah, Head of BIM Europe at Lend Lease will provide an overview of BIM Level 2 and analysis about how the industry responded to Government’s deadline. Nigel Davies from Evolve will highlight some of the key questions and challenges faced with the adoption of UK BIM standards and how to overcome these for successful project delivery.

In addition, the conference will give you the chance to hear other industry experts share their experiences, including:

  • Case studies about implementing BIM Level 2
  • Examples of successful implementation of processes and procedures
  • Innovative initiatives
  • Digital challenges that BIM Level 2 adopters have had to overcome

By attending the BIM conference you will:

  • Understand the latest update on BIM Level 2
  • Find out how standards and guidance notes could help you reduce cost by applying BIM in your organization 
  • Hear the latest updates about BS 1192:2007+A2:2016 and how to implement the latest changes in your everyday work
  • Gather information about challenges that companies face while moving towards BIM implementation and to overcome them
  • Learn about innovative BIM initiatives and how technology has been enhanced to meet BIM Level 2 requirements
  • Take part in highly interactive and practical workshops on PAS 1192-2 and BS 1192-4 (COBie)
  • Collaborate with your peers in finding solutions to some of the hottest BIM issues
  • Have your questions answered by leading industry experts

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08:30 Registration

09:30 Chairman’s opening
Anne Kemp, BIM Strategy and Development, Atkins
09:45 Overview of BIM Level 2 – are we there yet?
Rahul Shah, Head of BIM, Europe, Lend Lease
10:05 Adopting the UK BIM Standards
Nigel Davies, Director, Evolve

10:25 BS 1192:2007+A2:2016 - A practical implementation
Daniel Taylor - North, Director, Opentree
10:45 Questions & Answers 

11:00 Morning Networking & Tea and Coffee break
11:20 BIM & Digital Change
David Throssell - BIM & Digital Engineering Operations Manager, Skanska UK
11:40 BIM innovation -  CH2M case study
Vasileios Vernikos, Head of BIM Development, CH2M
12:00-12:30 Panel Discussion –  How to avoid problems with BIM?
  • Dealing with behavioural change
  • Educating clients
  • Who owns BIM?

12:30 Lunch

13:30 BIM Implementation from a Client’s Perspective
Jon Kirbey, Director of BIM, HS2

13:50 Delivering Level 2 BIM for Infrastructure 

Marek Suchocki, Sales Development Executive, Autodesk

14:10 Questions & Answers

14:20 Afternoon refreshments

14:40 Interactive Workshop 1 Putting PAS 1192-2 into practice 
Facilitated by David Churcher, Director, Hitherwood Consulting

15:40 BIM Level 2 information exchange and deliverables
Facilitated by Nigel Davies, Director, Evolve

16:40 Chairman’s closing remarks

17:00 Drinks reception

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
  • Business Managers
  • Managing Directors
  • Operations Directors
  • Facility Owners and Operators
  • Facility Managers
  • 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

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Definition of rates:

Standard rate:  Includes organizations that are not controlled by the government. Often have Ltd or plc at end of full company name

Public Sector: Organizations providing basic government services including, the police, military, public roads, primary education and healthcare. This rate also applies to local authorities, councils and government departments, schools and hospitals

SME rate: An organization that employs fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding £25 million


Standard rate:

  • Members £174.50
  • Non-Members £349.00                                                                


 SME/Public sector rate:

  • Members £149.50
  • Non-Members £299.00

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