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#BeginBIM Scenario 4

Posted on: 27 January 2016
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A key aspect of  the London & SE BIM Regions BIM Series is to engage the learner by encouraging participation both before and after the event itself.

This is the fourth post-event scenario; you are to consider the question below and then participate in the Twitter Storm tonight between 7pm and 8pm using #beginBIM.

Your organisation is looking to implement BIM and would like guidance on what BIM software to adopt. What advice would you give?

You should consider:

  • What factors should you consider when selecting BIM software?
  • What is Common Data Environment?
  • How does validation support the BIM process?
  • Why is COBie important?
  • Which software will you use most in relation to BIM?
  • The choice of BIM software vendors; what are the options?
  • What hardware issues might you need to consider?

PS Your feedback is invaluable; if you attended Event 4, please take a few minutes to complete our survey. Many thanks.

 

Event 4 Speakers

Posted on: 6 January 2016
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The University of Westminster is working with the London & SE BIM Regions by hosting a series of events on BIM.

The fourth event “What is the right BIM software to adopt?” will see four speakers present practical advice for 10 minutes followed by question time.

There are still a few places remaining, however you must register at www.westminster.ac.uk/bim
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f you are unable to attend, you can follow using #BeginBIM

The speakers for this event are:

  • Anne Kemp, Director at Atkins – BIM Strategy and Development
    Geospatial data tools
  • Robert Klaschka, Director Sumo Services
    Authoring tools
  • Paul Wilkinson, Collaboration Consultant
    Collaboration tools
  • Dave Jellings, Solibri
    Validation tools

#BeginBIM Scenario 3

Posted on: 16 December 2015
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A key aspect of  the London & SE BIM Regions BIM Series is to engage the learner by encouraging participation both before and after the event itself.

This is the third post event scenario; you are to consider the question below and then participate in the Twitter Storm tonight between 7pm and 8pm using #beginBIM.

Your local authority client wants to achieve BIM Level 2 on all its construction projects. How would you advise the client to implement this?

You should consider:

  • The Government’s mandate for BIM?
  • What is BIM Level 2?
  • What standards have been developed by the government?
  • What documentation should be created as part of these standards?
  • What are the critical success factors in successfully implementing BIM?

PS Your feedback is invaluable; if you attended Event 3, please take a few minutes to complete our survey. Many thanks.

 

How to implement BIM?

Posted on: 2 December 2015
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A key aspect of  the London & SE BIM Regions BIM Series is engage the learner by encouraging participation both before and after the event itself.

The third event event takes place on 9th December, but before you hear the speakers’ view on how to implement BIM …

             what is your view? 

Consider your thoughts on what you understand BIM to be and come prepared to challenge the experts.

PRE-EVENT READING MATERIAL
As a starting point, the following resources could be reviewed

  1. BIM Task Group
  2. NBS What your business needs to do before 2016 (part 1)
  3. Watch “PAS1192-2 in 5 minutes” by Fred Mills of The B1M
    This short video provides a view on what will happen if ignore the furore around
  4. Implementing BIM at HOK by David Light on NBS
  5. Another useful resource is BIM+ bimplus.co.uk

POST-EVENT SCENARIO ACTIVITY
On Wednesday 9th December, a scenario will be posted on this site for participants to consider.  Your views can then be discussed in a twitter storm that will take place later that day between 7-8pm

FOLLOW all the activity using #BeginBIM

Event 3 Speakers

Posted on: 2 December 2015
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The University of Westminster is working with the London & SE BIM Regions by hosting a series of events on BIM.

The third event “How to implement BIM?” will see four speakers present practical advice for 10 minutes followed by question time.

There are still a few places remaining, however you must register at www.westminster.ac.uk/bim
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f you are unable to attend, you can follow using #BeginBIM

The speakers for this event are:

  • Paul Shillcock, contributing author to BIM Standard PAS 1192
    The principles behind the standards
  • Robert Klaschka, Sumo Services
    Practical guidance on managing information
  • David Miller, David Miller Architects
    Case study of an architectural practice
  • Graham Roche, Aluk
    Case study of a supplier

Why adopt BIM?

Posted on: 4 November 2015
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BIM02-2A key aspect of  the London & SE BIM Regions BIM Series is engage the learner by encouraging participation both before and after the event itself.

The second event event takes place on 11th November, but before you hear the speakers’ view of adopting BIM …

             what is your view? 

Consider your thoughts on what you understand BIM to be and come prepared to challenge the experts.

PRE-EVENT READING MATERIAL
As a starting point, the following resources could be reviewed

  1. BIM Task Group
  2. Richard Saxon, the UK BIM Ambassador’s report Growth Through BIM
  3. Watch “What Happens of I Don’t Do BIM” by Fred Mills of The B1M
    This short video provides a view on what will happen if ignore the furore around
  4. John Lorimer articulates “Why do need BIM?
  5. Another useful resource is BIM+ bimplus.co.uk

POST-EVENT SCENARIO ACTIVITY
On Wednesday 18th November, a scenario will be posted on this site for participants to consider.  Your views can then be discussed in a twitter storm that will take place later that day between 7-8pm

FOLLOW all the activity using #BeginBIM

Event 2 Speakers

Posted on: 4 November 2015
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The University of Westminster is working with the London & SE BIM Regions by hosting a series of events on BIM.

The second event “Why adopt BIM?” will see four speakers present their views for 8-10 minutes followed by a question time.

There are still a few places remaining, however you must register at www.westminster.ac.uk/bim
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f you are unable to attend, you can follow using #BeginBIM

The speakers for this event are:

  • Richard Saxon, past UK BIM Ambassador for Growth
    Why the Government wants us to use BIM
  • Andy Smith, Future Planning, Waitrose
    A Client’s view
  • Mark Taylor, Digital Construction Manager at BAM Construction
    A Contractor’s perspective
  • Fred Mills, Founder The B1M
    The Gen Y Perspective

Speakers Announced for #BeginBIM

Posted on: 8 October 2015
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The University of Westminster is working with the London & SE BIM Regions by hosting a series of events on BIM.

The first event “What is BIM?” will see five speakers present their views for 8-10 minutes followed by a question time.

Limited places are still available, however you must register at www.westminster.ac.uk/bim
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f you are unable to attend, you can follow using #BeginBIM

The speakers for the first event are:

  • Terry Stocks, Head of Public Sector at Faithful & Gould
    Previously in charge of implementing BIM in the Minstry of Justice and current chair of the Cross-Government BIM Stewardship Group.
  • Dale Sinclair, Director of Technical Practice, AECOM
    Lead author of RIBA Digital Plan of Work
  • David Shepherd, BIM Manager at Lendlease
    Soon to publish the BIM Handbook
  • Casey Rutland, Global Architectural BIM Lead, Arup Associates
    Lead exponent in BIM project design, delivery and management
  • Richard Lane, Training Development Officer & Implementation Consultant for the UK BIM Task Group
    Implementating BIM in a number of UK government departments including the Ministry of Defence and NHS.

What do you think BIM is?

Posted on: 8 October 2015
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A key aspect of  the London & SE BIM Regions BIM Series is engage the learner by encouraging participation both before and after the event itself.

The first event event takes place on 14th October, but before you hear what the speakers think about BIM …

             what is your view? 

Consider your thoughts on what you understand BIM to be and come prepared to challenge the experts.

PRE-EVENT READING MATERIAL
As a starting point, the following resources could be reviewed

  1. BIM Task Group
  2. Richard Saxon, the UK BIM Ambassador’s report Growth Through BIM
  3. Listen to Imagine by Fred Mills of The B1M a two-half minute video on what BIM could be
  4. Another useful resource is BIM+ bimplus.co.uk
  5. And see whether Stephen Hamil’s view is still applicable with the 7 key slides to be included in every BIM presentation

POST-EVENT SCENARIO ACTIVITY
On Wednesday 28th October, a scenario will be posted on this site for participants to consider.  Your views can then be discussed in a twitter storm that will take place later that day between 7-8pm

FOLLOW all the activity using #BeginBIM

Tickets available aftering register here westminster.ac.uk/bim

London BIM Series

Posted on: 8 October 2015
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BIM is happening whether you like it or not. The BIM Regions are here to support anyone who wants to understand what BIM means and the implications this will have on the entire industry. The London and SE BIM Regions in association with the University of Westminster have designed a series of events develop a learner’s capability to adopt and implement BIM within their organisation and projects.

Seven events are scheduled, one per month from October through to April, and while each event can be attended in isolation, maximum benefit will be derived from signing up to attend all events. Each event incorporates activities geared to developing the learner’s capability and includes additional voluntary pre-event reading material and post event exercises.

Why you should attend

Develop confidence and capability to implement BIM within your organisation and projects.

Designed to incorporate the BIM Task Group Learning Outcomes.

Opportunity to enrol on the University of Westminster Postgraduate Certificate in Building Information Management.

Who should attend

The events are geared towards people within any discipline of the Built Environment with no or limited understanding about BIM.

What to do next

Register your interest

The seven events

The format for each event will involve a variety of experts with different perspectives of BIM, who will make a brief presentations, filmed by The B1M, and a subsequent Q&A Session.

The post first appeared on westminster.ac.uk/bim

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