BIM Conference 2017

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

Date: 19 September 2017

BIM Conference 2017

Join us at our BIM Conference on 19 September 2017 in Manchester and find out how the 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. 

The conference will be chaired by David Philp, Director of BIM, AECOM .  The expert panel of speakers include: Nicholas Nisbet, Director, AEC3 UK Ltd, Dr Anne Kemp, Director BIM Strategy and Development, Atkins, Mervyn Richards, Director Avanti Consulting and many more.

By attending the conference you will:

  • Hear the latest updates about new standards and future development
  • 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
  • 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




08:30 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 09:45 Chair’s Opening Remarks
David Philp, Director of BIM, EMEA,  AECOM  

09:45 – 10:05 Future of BIM – are we ready for BIM Level 3?
Terry Stocks, Delivery Director, Government UK BIM Task Group, Faithful+Gould

10:05 – 10:25 Updates to PAS 1192-2
Mervyn Richards, Director, Avanti Partnership

10:25 – 10:45 Development of new PAS 1192:7 – Construction product information
Steve Thompson, Associate Director and Head of Digital Manufacturing, PCSG

10:45 – 11:00 Questions & Answers 

11:00 – 11:20 Morning Break & Networking

11:20 – 11:40 Clients perspective: EA’s  approach to digital objects and asset information standards
Karen Alford, FCRM Manager – Digital Asset Data and Information, Environment Agency

11:40 – 12:10 BIM and International Standards development – ISO 19650
Dr Anne Kemp, BIM Strategy and Development Director, Atkins
Paul Shillckock, Director, Operam

12:10-12:30 Q&A and Panel Discussion

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking 

13:30 – 13:50 BIM Level 2 Guidance
Stefan Mordue, Architect & Business Solutions Consultant, NBS

13:50 – 14:10 BIM for Construction Health and Safety – PAS 1192-6
Nick Nisbet, Owner, AEC3

14:10 – 14:30 BIM Level2 Convergence – Digital Innovation, Smart Cities & BIM
Teresa Gonzalez Rico, Senior Account Manager, Future Cities Catapult

14:30 - 14:40 Q&A Session

14:40 – 14:55 Afternoon Tea & Coffee

14:55– 15:15 BIM Innovative projects for the future

15:15 – 15:45 Interactive Panel Discussion
What next for Standards Developers?

15:45-15:45 Chair’s closing remarks

Who should attend?

In particular, the conference will be of interest to those with responsibilities for BIM implementation within their organization. This includes:

  • 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 sponsoring our BIM conference. For more details please email

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BIM Conference
19 September 2017 

  • Members £174.50
  • Non-Members £349.00                                                                


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