The finalised list of speakers has been revealed for BIM for Manufacturers (BIM4M2)‘s upcoming advice and guidance event, ‘Help with the Journey‘.
Taking place at the Building Centre, London on July 28th, the seminar will feature several presentations aimed to help manufacturers struggling to start their BIM journey. The morning will see all attendees gain know-how together before the group’ are split for afternoon sessions before swapping to the alternate workshops on offer.
Industry figures confirmed to share their expertise and steer wannabe BIM adopters on the right path include the BIM Task Group‘s David Philp, Cubicle Centre‘s Craig Sewell, IBM‘s David Platt and Matt Crunden of Legrand. The latter professional recently took part in a Twitter chat conducted by the industry group that was billed as a predecessor initiative to the event in 13 days time.
The complete agenda for the day can be found below.
Peter Caplehorn, Construction Products Association
Steve Thompson, Chair BIM4M2 and Tata Steel
10.00 Welcome, Joint Chairs
10.05 BIM – the journey so far
David Philp video message
10.20 Information Management in the future
David Platt or Gareth Webb, IBM
10.40 Client Case Study – Sandwell Council
David Emery, Virtechs Ltd
11.20 Why manufacturers need BIM
Chris Ashworth, Competitive Advantage
11.40 Manufacturer Case Study
Andy Stolworthy, ASSA ABLOY UK
12.00 How BIM4M2 can help you: Steve Thompson
Alan Baikie, BIMobject
• How do I do it?
Joe Celia, FIS
• Data Templates
Steve Thompson, Tata Steel
12.30 Lunch and networking
13.30 Afternoon sessions, split into two groups
Room split into two
Manufacturers already offering BIM
Chair: Steve Thompson
13.30 Barriers – real and imagined
Chris Witte, Knauf Insulation
13.50 The right level of content
Craig Sewell, Digital: Marketing and Manufacturing
14.10 Gaining competitive advantage from BIM
Richard Blakesley, Howitt Consulting
Manufacturers considering BIM Implementation
Chair: Peter Caplehorn
13.30 When is the time to act? Delegates complete compass, feedback provided
Alan Baikie, BIMobject
13.50 What package should you use? Different software and hosting options explained
Rob Daniel, Marley Eternit
14.10 Product Data Templates and COBie
Matt Crunden, Legrand
15.00 Q&A and summing up
The event costs £40 to attend and you can confirm your place and learn more at this link.
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