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Tuesday 11th November 2014
The Building Centre
1.30pm Registration and Coffee
2pm Welcome and Introduction
2.15pm Are you BIM Level 2 Ready? (Paul Oakley, Associate Director, BRE BIM)
An overview of the requirements to get your company BIM Level 2 ready.
2.45pm Business Certification (Stephen Farrow Certification Manager BRE)
Benefits and process to get your business Certificated for BIM Level 2.
3.10pm Case Study BDP Business Certification (Alistair Kell BDP Director of Information and Technology)
BDP take you through the journey to get BRE BIM Business Certification scheme.
3.30pm Coffee and Network session
3.45pm Getting to grip with your BIM authoring tools (Dave Dalton and Nigel Guy CAD Spec).
An Autodesk Authorised Reseller and Training Centre take you through the tools, training and support required.
4.05pm Delivering a Common Data Environment
An overview of the delivery of a Common Data Environment and how crucial it is to the BIM Level 2 strategy.
4.25pm Training Requirements for BIM Level 2. (Mike Jaggs Associate Director, BRE Academy.)
This session provides an overview of the BRE training and education programmes needed to understand the scheme standards, methods and processes for BIM level 2 certification.
4.45pm Questions and Answer Session
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“What this report clearly shows is an industry in transition from the stage when the early adopters are taking the lead to a position where BIM is becoming the norm.
“In the UK, through BIM, we are at the forefront of a significant change in how buildings are conceived, designed, built and maintained. This change has the potential to bring improved efficiencies and profitability to the construction sector, and better buildings to clients, something current users of BIM have reported in this survey.
“There remain significant challenges and investment of both capital and time are needed. However, there is a wide appreciation of the benefits BIM will bring and the projections of BIM adoption tell us that the UK can be world leaders in this.” Richard Waterhouse, Chief Executive, RIBA EnterprisesThe full NBS National BIM Survey will be released at BIM SHOW LIVE on 23 April 2014 and will be available on theNBS.com from 24 April 2014.