By BIMForum | Posted in Articles
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 email@example.com. [+]
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 [+]
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.
The following presentations from the Spring 2015 San Diego BIMForum are available here:
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By Matthew Sulhoff – Implementation Manager, Assemble Systems | Posted in Articles
“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.”
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 [+]
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? [+]
The BIMForum aims to be the go-to source for rich discourse on the topics that are transforming the AEC industry, offering carefully curated content written by leading thinkers who continue to innovate and inspire.
We seek to deliver directly applicable insights and VDC best practices developed by contractors, architects, engineers, owners, and all other stakeholders across the industry. In pursuit of our mission, we encourage submissions that promote constructive interdisciplinary discussion of the most important topics in the AEC industry today – and in the future.
We appreciate the time and effort you put into your article. If it is approved, we will work with you to ensure we reach our intended audience. Articles will be posted monthly.
The following presentations from the Fall 2014 Dallas BIMForum are available here: [+]
By BIMForum | Posted in Articles
Are you going to the Fall BIMForum? Miss your chance to submit a proposal? The Call for Proposals has closed, but if you’re still interested in sharing your jobsite experiences with your colleagues, we want to hear from you.
We will have a Field Communications Knowledge Sharing Session within the “On the Jobsite” track on Thursday, October 9, from 1:00pm – 3:45pm. During this session, we will aim to focus on practical applications of BIM/VDC and related technology to support improving collaboration and communication on the jobsite. Here are the details:
Each presenter will frame their presentation in the following format:
Here are some possible topics that you could present:
If you would like to give a short presentation on one of these topics, please submit your proposal to Marisa Gerdano by August 29.