Wednesday, 9 February 2011

IMAGINiT Technologies Hosts BIM 360 Virtual Conference


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Free, Full-Day Online Event Offers User and Manager Tracks for Architecture, Engineering and Facilities Management Professionals

Framingham, MA – February 08, 2011 — Rand Worldwide (OTCBB:RWWI), a global  provider of technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, announces that its IMAGINiT Technologies division (, is launching BIM 360, a virtual conference ( Attendees will learn about implementing BIM best practices, be shown the latest tools and software such as Scan to BIM, and they will also be able to network with peers and ask questions in the exhibit hall and lounge area. This online event runs from 9am to 5pm ET on Thursday, February 17, 2011 and is available for free to anyone in North America.

Designed for architectural, engineering and facility management professionals, this full-day virtual conference explores every aspect of Building Information Modeling (BIM) – from design through maintenance. Running simultaneously, two session tracks will dissect BIM topics from the perspective of both software users and managers.

“Adopting BIM drastically changes the way architectural firms and general contractors work with both their partners and customers, so understanding the best practices and executing efficiently saves time, resources and frustration,” says Bill Zavadil, Senior Vice President, IMAGINiT Worldwide Services. “At our BIM 360 virtual conference, we’re bringing together the brightest minds in the business to offer software users and managers an immersive learning experience and a place where the industry can ask questions, exchange ideas and learn about the newest technologies.”

This premier virtual event for all BIM and building related professionals is an exclusive chance to hear dynamic and renowned BIM experts speak about BIM related technologies of today and tomorrow. Listen for a few hours or the entire day and interact online with your peers in the BIM 360 virtual lounge. Attendees can also interact with conference exhibitors which include: ARCHIBUS, Offit Kurman, Rand Worldwide, SmartBIM, and Trelligence.

Expert-led sessions cover BIM from every angle. Detailed descriptions can be found at Each topic is divided into two tracks. One specifically designed for software users and the other focused for managers. This ensures every attendee receives relevant insight that they can apply directly to their organizations. A bonus session, Model Sharing, is intended for managers and will run at the end of the day.

Sessions for Software Users
All software user focused sessions are 60 minutes and include demonstrations of various software platforms. View a two minute YouTube video describing the top five reasons software users should register for BIM 360 at

·         Design Models
·         Analysis Models
·         Documentation Models
·         Virtual Construction Models
·         Facilities Models

Sessions for Managers
All manager focused sessions are 30 minutes and focus on the related business issues for each area. View a two minute YouTube video describing the top five reasons management should register for BIM 360 at

·         Design Models
·         Analysis Models
·         Documentation Models
·         Virtual Construction Models
·         Facilities Models
·         Model Sharing (bonus track for managers) 

Registration is free, but advanced registration is required. Register now by visiting

About IMAGINiT Technologies
IMAGINiT Technologies (, a division of Rand Worldwide, advances the way architects and engineers design, develop, and manage projects. Customers of this leading professional services and technology company include organizations in the building, infrastructure, manufacturing and facilities management industries. Fortune 500 and Engineering News Record’s Top 100 organizations work with IMAGINiT Technologies to gain competitive advantages through expert technology consulting, implementation, training, and support services. As one of the world’s largest integrators of Autodesk 3D design and engineering software, the team leverages unrivalled industry experience to design systems that accelerate innovation while improving project quality and profitability. For more information visit or

Rand Worldwide is a trademark or registered trademark of Rand IMAGINiT Technologies Inc. and/or Rand A Technology Corporation in the US and/or other countries.
Media Contacts:

IMAGINiT Technologies Company Contact
Chantale Marchand
Public Relations Contact
Cyrus Mavalwala
Rand Worldwide
Cross Border Communications
Phone +1 (508) 663-1411
Phone +1 (416) 848-1885

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