In April 2016 the UK government launched its mandate requiring collaborative BIM Level 2 to be used on all construction projects procured by central government departments. The mandate is seen as a catalyst for change in the construction industry, but how well are companies embedding BIM Level 2 in projects and what needs to happen to improve implementation that takes BIM to the next level?

BIM Prospects 2017 will assess where the construction industry is one year on from the launch of the BIM Level 2 mandate and will explore the development of BIM for product manufacturers.

BIM Prospects and Digitally Built

Now in its third year, the two-day conference, will be run in conjunction with the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Digitally Built conference, which will focus on the other vital components of digital construction; the synergies producing a complete overall picture of digitising the construction sector.

Both conferences will be held at the IET’s Savoy Place in central London. Pay just one registration fee and you can gain access to both conference programmes and benefit from seeing all the content via IET.tv post-event.

 

Register here

 

When: 20-21 April, 2017
Where: IET, Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL

Conference Partners

 

 

Speakers

Paul Surin

Paul Surin

Wienerberger

Peter Caplehorn

Peter Caplehorn

CPA

Programme

 

Day 1: One year on from the BIM Level 2 mandate

The day will assess where the construction industry is one year on from the launch of the BIM Level 2 mandate, providing the latest updates on PAS standards, sharing best practice approaches and examining issues around skills and interoperability.

Day 2: BIM for product manufacturers

The day will explore the development of BIM for product manufacturers, including insights into BIM objects, open data, and the development of standards for product data templates. It will also provide a detailed introduction to the Construction Products Association’s LEXiCON tool developed to support data consistency and the relationship between the Internet of Things and BIM.

Sponsors

Aconex provides a leading cloud and mobile project control platform for the global construction industry. The platform connects owners, contractors and their project teams in the construction, infrastructure, and energy and resources sectors, providing project-wide visibility and control between the many different organisations collaborating across their projects. With more than 60,000 user organisations and over $1 trillion of project value delivered in more than 70 countries, Aconex is the industry’s most widely adopted and trusted platform. Founded in 2000, Aconex has 47 offices in 23 countries around the world, including headquarters in Melbourne, Australia and European Headquarters in London, UK. www.aconex.com 

Kingspan Insulation is a market leading manufacturer of premium and high performance rigid insulation products and insulated systems for building fabric and building services applications. Kingspan Insulation has a vast product range including optimum performance OPTIM-R vacuum insulation, premium performance rigid Kooltherm® insulation; high performance rigid Therma® insulation; and high performance rigid extruded polystyrene insulation. www.kingspaninsulation.co.uk

Landmark Information Group has been sourcing, creating, analysing and adding value to geospatial data for 30 years. As a leading provider to the environmental consultancy, lending, conveyancing, surveying, asset management, utilities and Government markets, Landmark's breadth and depth of service, experience and expertise, and its ability to deliver genuine, client-specific value from Big Data, make it a valuable partner to any business in need to such information. www.landmark.co.uk

Man and Machine is an innovator in the BIM world, helping customers realise the true value and promise of BIM. With an innovative set of development (including BIM Assessment, Strategy, BEP development, EIR construction), operational (including project support, QA, CDE and BIM Information Management) and technical (software deployment, implementation and best practice coaching) services, the company is well placed to advise clients on all aspects of BIM. We have also developed a  new ground breaking pan-European training program called “BIM Ready”  for BIM Modellers, Coordinators and Managers to help bring the value of BIM to life. Technologies supported include Aconex, Autodesk, Solibri, Enscape and Ecodomos. www.manandmachine.co.uk

Supporters

buildingSMART UK and Ireland (bSUKI) is one of the national chapters of buildingSMART, the worldwide authority driving the transformation of the built asset economy. buildingSMART drives the development and active use of open internationally-recognised standards, tools, training and certification regimes to support the wider uptake of open BIM through a series of Core Programsbuildingsmart.org.uk

 
 
 
 

 

 

Venue

BIM Prospects is being held at the IET Savoy Place in London.

This unique London venue on the River Thames has recently undergone a £30 million refurbishment, it offers cutting edge technology, improved capacity and new outside space in a location that’s easily accessible by rail, tube and river. 

 

When: 20-21 April 2017

Where: IET, Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL

 

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