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Integrating BIM: Moving the Industry Forward

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Building information modeling (BIM) is beginning to fundamentally change the building industry in a very positive way. Its impact is already being felt in countries around the globe. In an industry known for construction delays and cost overruns, high-quality BIM projects are being built on time (or even early) and significantly under budget.

Now is the time to expand your knowledge of all things BIM and find ways to implement it in your work. The buildingSMART allianceTM Conference will help you understand how BIM can better integrate the design, construction, fabrication and operation processes, and provide you with the latest metrics available to assess industry progress.

With the theme, Integrating BIM: Moving the Industry Forward, the buildingSMART alliance Conference looks at the big picture of implementing BIM into daily practice. The week-long event includes committee meetings, such as the buildingSMART alliance Board of Direction, National BIM Standard-United States Planning and Project Committee meetings, United States National CAD Standard Project Committee; two days of educational sessions; a full day of innovative technology demonstrations with the Information Exchange Working Group; and a BIM Academic Education Symposium focused on teaching the next generation.

The National BIM Standard-United States (NBIMS-US) Version 3 Planning and Project Committees will begin planning the new standard during these face-to-face meetings. The Planning Committee Meeting is members-only. However, the NBIMS/NCS Project Committees are open to anyone interested in becoming involved. It is a good place to start if you are considering joining the NBIMS effort. The buildingSMART alliance Board of Direction Meeting is also open to the public.

The buildingSMART alliance Conference Educational Sessions are broken into two days. The first day will focus outwardly on three aspects of BIM implementation: design-construction integration, construction-fabrication integration and construction-operations integration, as well as developing the metrics that can be used to assess what progress the industry is making, on an annual basis, toward process improvement. The second day will be more of an inward look at the standards under development by the Alliance, as well as various standards efforts and strategies on the international front.

During its all-day meeting of innovative technology demonstrations, the Information Exchange (IE) Working Group will reveal the newest, most cutting-edge building information modeling (BIM) information exchange standards for inclusion in the National BIM Standard-United States™. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, is where the latest progress will be presented and the course of information exchange development will be set for the year.

The week will close with the BIM Academic Education Symposium. This workshop, jointly sponsored by the buildingSMART alliance and the BIMForum, consists of a day-long series of presentations by leading BIM educators on topics related to implementing academic curricula at their educational institutions. The topics include the use of BIM in: student projects, interdisciplinary collaboration in studios, scheduling and estimating classes, IPD projects and facilities management. Researchers, academicians and practitioners in the AECOO industry are all strongly encouraged to attend and help shape the future of BIM integration in academic curricula.

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Committee Meetings

Monday, January 7, 2013

1:30 - 2:15 pm

NBIMS-US V3 Planning Committee (free/members only)
Christopher Moor, Chair

2:15 - 3:15 pm
NBIMS/NCS Project Committees (free/open)
Christopher Moor / Mark Butler, Chairs MS Powerpoint

3:15 - 5:15 pm
buildingSMART alliance Board of Direction Meeting (free/open)
Tom Gay, Chair MS Powerpoint

Educational Sessions

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

8:00 - 8:30 am
Plenary Session
Steve Jones, McGraw-Hill Corporation MS Powerpoint

8:30 - 9:30 am
Design - Construction Integration
David Quigley, East Coast CAD/CAM MS Powerpoint

10:00 - 11:45 am
Construction - Fabrication Integration
The Future is Here: Benefits of Advanced Technology for Subcontractors
Steve Hunt, Dee Cramer PDF

11:45 - 1:15 pm
Keynote Address
David Miller, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration

1:15 - 3:15 pm
Construction - Operations Integration
Phil Wirdzek, I2SL MS Powerpoint
Terence Alcorn, Stantec
Igor Starkov, Ecodomus
Leigh Lally, Virginia Tech

3:30 - 5:00 pm
Measuring Success - Metrics
Deke Smith, National Institute of Building Sciences MS Powerpoint
Brittany Giel, University of Florida MS Powerpoint
Comparison Matrix PDF

The BIM Scorecard - Research & Development
Calvin Kam, Stanford University PDF

Future of the BIM Capability Maturity Model
Tammy McCuen, Oklahoma University PDF
Leon van Berlo, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO MS Powerpoint

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

8:00 - 9:45 am
NBIMS Content - BIM Execution Planning for Organizations and Projects
John Messner, Pennsylvania State University MS Powerpoint

NBIMS Content - OmniClass
Greg Ceton, Construction Specifications Institute MS Powerpoint

NBIMS Content - Precast Concrete
Chuck Eastman, Georgia Tech PDF

10:00 - 11:45 am
Kimon Onuma, Onuma, Inc. PDF
Presentation Video

IFC: Interoperability for Construction? A Practical Take for the Steel Industry
Chris Moor, American Institute of Steel Construction PDF

Ray Topping, Fiatech PDF
Pelin Atasoy, MADCAD

11:45 - 1:15 pm
Keynote Address
Robert A. Ivy, FAIA, American Institute of Architects

1:15 - 3:15 pm
Government BIM Initiatives
Steve Hagan, GSA Retired, Moderator PDF

Private Sector Initiatives
Kurt Maldovan, Balfour Beatty Construction, Moderator PDF

Healthcare BIM Consortium
Russ Manning, Department of Defense Health Systems MS Powerpoint

3:30 - 5:00 pm
BSI - Process Room
Deke Smith, National Institute of Building Sciences MS Powerpoint

BSI - Product Room
Roger Grant, National Institute of Building Sciences PDF

Product Room Case Study - Data Dictionary
Birgitta Foster, National Institute of Building Sciences MS Powerpoint

Innovative Technology Demonstrations
(Information Exchange Working Group Meeting)

Thursday, January 10, 2013

8:30 - 11:45 am
Morning Session - Multiple topics, including COBie Calculator, SPie Catalog, etc. (free/open)
Dr. Bill East, Chair

1:15 - 5:15 pm
Afternoon Session 1 - Planning and Design Software (free/open)
Dr. Bill East, Chair

Afternoon Session 2 - Software for Builders (free/open)
David Jordani, FAIA, Jordani Consulting Group

BIM Academic Education Symposium

To view and download presentations, see the BIM Academic Symposium page.

Friday, January 11, 2013

8:00 - 8:30 am
Introductory Comments
Raymond Issa, University of Florida

8:30 - 8:45 am
Educational Curriculum Approaches:
BIMStorm: A Platform Facilitating Integrated Design and Construction Processes
Tamera McCuen / Elizabeth Pober, Oklahoma University

8:45 - 9:00 am
Student Collaboration as the Foundation for Learning BIM Software

Christopher Monson, Mississippi State University

9:00 - 9:15 am
Use of Building Information Modeling in Student Projects at WPI
Guillermo Salazar, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

9:15 - 9:30 am
Stressing the Importance of Facility Owner Requirements in Construction Management BIM Curricula: A Case Study
Brittany Giel, University of Florida

9:30 - 9:45 am
Understanding How Virtual Prototypes And WORKSPACES Support Interdisciplinary Learning In Architectural, Engineering And Construction Education
Carrie Sturts Dossick, University of Washington
Robert Leicht, The Pennsylvania State University

9:45 - 10:15 am
Panel Discussion 1 (McCuen, Monson, Salazar, Giel, Leicht)
Guillermo Salazar, Worchester Polytechnic University

10:15 - 10:45 am
Morning Networking Break

10:45 - 11:00 am
Industry + Academia: The Perfect Partnership
Lisa Hogle, Arizona State University

11:00 - 11:15 am
Design Engineer Construct Integrated Management Lab (DECIMaL)
Allan Chasey, Arizona State University

11:15 - 11:30 am
BIM Education for New Career Options: An Initial Investigation
Wei Wu, Georgia Southern University
11:30 - 11:45 am
Interdisciplinary Collaborative BIM Studio
Robert Holland / Scott Wing, The Pennsylvania State University
11:45 - 12:45 pm

Luncheon Speaker
Arto Kiviniemi, Salford University, UK

12:45 - 1:15 pm
Panel Discussion 2 (Hogle, Chasey, Wu, Holland, Wing)
Guillermo Salazar, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

1:15 - 1:45 pm
Afternoon Networking Break

1:45 - 2:00 pm
Educational Content Issues:
Allan Chasey, Arizona State University

2:00 - 2:15 pm
Design - BIM - Build
James Sullivan, University of Flordia

2:15 - 2:30 pm
Descriptive Construction Methods through BIM-based Collaboration
Marcel Maghiar, Georgia Southern University

2:30 - 2:45 pm
Culture, Technology/Social Media, & BIM
Peter Cholakis, 4Clicks

2:45 - 3:00 pm
Integration of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Facility Management in Hong Kong Public Rental Housing Projects
Ya Liu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

3:00 - 3:15 pm
Parametric Housing in Indigenous Outback Communities
Timothy Sullivan, Harvard University

3:15 - 3:30 pm
Object Interaction Query: A Context Awareness Tool for Evaluating BIM Components' Interactions
Carolina Soto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3:30 - 4:30 pm
Panel Discussion 3 (Chasey, Sullivan, Maghiar, Cholakis, Liu, Sullivan, Soto)
Guillermo Salazar, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

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