BIM - Your Digital Future

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Tuesday, 25 October, 2016 - 09:00 to 16:30

BIM - Your Digital Future


Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)


Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre
Pilot Way, Ansty Park Coventry, CV7 9JU
United Kingdom

Explore the barriers to effective use of BIM and the Capability of BIM for Asset Management

Would you like to understand more about the current challenges facing BIM and how it can be used to aid asset management?

Join us at the MTC's third annual Building Information Modelling (BIM) Conference to hear the latest from industry professionals, talk with other BIM users and experience the MTC's virtual reality CAVE first hand. 

This conference will cover;

• The security risks to BIM Data;

• An overview of BIM related software;

• Common data sharing method such as 3D PDFs;

• The next generation of BIM users and the benefits this will bring;

• Employers Information Requirements (EIR’s) key content and common pitfalls;

• How BIM can be used to help manage facilities;

• Explanation of how BIM can be used to revolutionise the construction/production phases of a project;

There will also be the opportunity to explore the exhibitor’s stands.

The MTC strives to be at the cutting edge of technology, so we will be offering delegates the opportunity to experience our 3D virtual reality suite first hand, and get a real insight into the benefits of immersive environments and virtual reality within BIM projects. (Note only 40 places are available for CAVE demonstrations).


Who Should Attend

This event is looking at the commercial impact of using BIM. It is aimed at key decision makers, Estates Directors, Facilities Managers, Architects, Project Managers, Principal Contractors, Supply Chain & Information Managers.



09:00      Registration

09:15      Welcome and Introduction (Clive Hickman, CEO, MTC)

09:25      BIM - State of the Nation (TBC, BRE)

09:45      BIM - Security-Mindedness (UK Government Security Adviser)

10:25      Break - Networking / CAVE Demo Group 1 

10:55      BIM Software - A Decade of Development (Richard Whitehead & Tim Davies, Waterman)

11:30      Data Transfer - 3D PDF’s (Trevor Leeson, Theorem Solution Ltd)

12:00      BIM for clients - Which button do I press? (Andrew Ainsworth, NFB)

12:30      Buffet Lunch - Networking / CAVE Demo Group 2 

13:30      DFMA – BIM and Design for Manufacture and Assembly (TBC, Laing O’Rourke)

14:00      Autodesk - BIM - unlocking supply chain innovation (Mike Keane, AutoDesk)

14:30      Break - Networking / CAVE Demo Group 3 

15:00      Asset Management - Digital engineering for asset management (Richard Butterfield, AMEY)

15:30      BIM - Building Capability through Curriculum (Dianne Marsh, Liverpool John Moores University)

16:00      BIM in Constructions - Changing the way we work (Malcolm Stagg, Skanska)

16:30      Close - Networking / CAVE Demo Group 4

Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided.


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