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02
DEC

Minneapolis BIMForum – Call For Presentations

By BIMForum | Posted in Articles, BIMForum News

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Call for Proposals | Spring 2016

The BIMForum Education Committee is now accepting proposals for a limited number of speaking opportunities at the Spring BIMForum conference, April 20-21, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [+]

06
NOV

Orlando BIMForum Fall 2015 Presentations

By BIMForum | Posted in Articles, BIMForum News

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The following presentations from the Fall 2015 Orlando BIMForum are available here: [+]

03
NOV

BIMForum LOD Specification 2015 Now Available for Download

By BIMForum | Posted in Articles, BIMForum News

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Washington, DC, November 3, 2015 —  The BIMForum today announced the publication of the 2015 version of the Level of Development (LOD) Specification for Building Information Models. Anyone may download the specification for free here. [+]

23
JUL

Draft 2015 LOD Specification Available for Comment

By BIMForum | Posted in Articles

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BIMForum LOD Specification 2015 Draft now Available for Public Comment

The BIMForum today announced  that the 2015 draft of the Level of Development (LOD) Specification for Building Information Models will be available for public comment through August 31, 2015. Anyone may download the draft specification for free at http://bimforum.org/lod and comments may be submitted via email to communications@bimforum.org. [+]

30
JUN

Orlando BIMForum – Call For Presentations

By BIMForum | Posted in Articles

Orlando BIMForum

Call for Proposals | Fall 2015

The BIMForum Education Committee is now accepting proposals for a limited number of speaking opportunities at the Fall BIMForum conference, October 20-21, 2015 in Orlando, Florida.

The BIMForum Conference is designed for all levels of professionals in the building industry including designers, architects, engineers, fabricators, construction managers, owners, educators, and facility managers. All educational sessions should be targeted towards these attendees. Our two-day event [+]

13
MAY

5 Tips for Running an Awesome Conference

By James Vandezande of HOK | Posted in Articles, BIMForum News

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I was honored once again to volunteer my time as the event chair for the BIMForum. The group’s most recent event was held on April 29-30 in sunny San Diego. The twice annual conferences are built around a theme to focus the content of the presentations and discussions around a core concept. For Spring 2015, the BIMForum chose “Transforming Deliverables” as the main theme, which has some interesting interpretations. One may see the topic of deliverables that transform our processes, while others will want to learn how we are transforming our traditional deliverables using BIM.

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08
MAY

San Diego BIMForum Spring 2015 Presentations

By BIMForum | Posted in Articles, BIMForum News

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The following presentations from the Spring 2015 San Diego BIMForum are available here:

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30
APR

BIMForum Questionnaire

By The BIMForum | Posted in Articles, BIMForum News

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Please take a moment to complete our BIMForum Questionnaire. Thank you in advance for your valuable feedback!

05
FEB

BIM: Are We There Yet?

By Matthew Sulhoff – Implementation Manager, Assemble Systems | Posted in Articles

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“Are we there yet?”  The all too familiar question asked from the back seat anytime we leave the house. Ultimately this game results in the parental tactical nuke of, “One more time and no Minecraft for a week.”

Silence.

This is a very valid question.  It emanates from not understanding the time to destination.  Once a trip has been traveled a number of times, there is a familiarity with the route and how long it takes to travel. Markers along the way give a sense of place and being and help to predict just how much longer they [+]

02
DEC

San Diego BIMForum – Call for Presentations

By BIMForum | Posted in Articles, BIMForum News

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April 29-30, 2015 in San Diego, California

Theme: Transforming Deliverables

The “deliverable” is a mechanism used to relay instructions and information from one party to another in a useful format. A common opinion is that the “I” in BIM is of utmost importance, but it is also the most overlooked. How can our industry better harness the information we are creating with BIM tools? What forms should these new deliverables take? Do traditional formats still work? Are there ‘new and improved’ deliverables on the horizon? [+]