Webinar: State of the Art in BIM Execution Plans and the CD-BIM

state of the art webinar

This session will present the new National Institute of Steel Detailers (NISD) curriculum for the Certificate of Development in Building Information Modeling (CD-BIM) and the program's sample BIM Execution Plan. This progressive new curriculum is free online and was done in a collaborative partnership with USIBD and BIMForum. It highlights the foundational elements of BIM and additionally covers key topics such as model element Level of Development (LOD) in conjunction with the 2015 BIMForum’s LOD Specification. The course will show the fundamentals of creating and implementing good modeling practices as well as quality control and checking. It will also include the creation of shop drawings, details, erection drawings, and other fundamental elements of steel fabrication, such as advanced bills of materials. The curriculum is geared toward students as well as seasoned professionals new to BIM. It introduces individuals to the BIM industry and helps create the next generation of BIM developers and detailers.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discover NISD and the new Certificate of Development in BIM (CD-BIM).
  • Learn what is covered in the sample CD-BIM’s BIM Execution Plan.
  • Understand how the CD-BIM works with the AGC CM-BIM to aid contractors in construction clarity.
  • Discover the role of those in BIM Development and how to introduce more to the profession.
  • Discover the new certification process for those developing BIM.


Will Ikerd - Principal, IKERD Consulting

David Merrifield - Senior Vice President, Steelfab Texas

Webinar Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm ET

Registration Fee: Free for BIMForum subscribers [click here to subscribe], $75 for non-subscribers