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Research Partnerships & Innovation

The Truth about BIM: Implementation

October 22, 2012

Photo: Gerry Kopelow/Photographics Inc.

Join Red River College and the Manitoba Association of Architects for a unique look at how you can “BIM-ify” your practice!
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the process of generating and managing building data during its life cycle.” Wikipedia
Brent Maudi, a project architect and BIM delivery leader for CH2M Hill in Toronto, with support from Daniel Long, Architect with MCM Architects; Greg Hasiuk, Partner with numberTEN Architectural Group; and Lee McCormick, Principal with Smith Carter, will delve into the complex choices an individual or firm will need to consider when implementing BIM, these include:

  • Forming teams for your first BIM project
  • Databases and software that can be utilized for BIM
  • Starting your first BIM project
  • Extracting pertinent data from the process
  • Potential gains (productivity, quality, organizational, etc.)
  • More…

Following these presentations, Rick Hiebert, RRC’s resident BIM expert with the School of Construction and Engineering Technology, will present on the current BIM instruction that is being provided to RRC students, and the currently-available and in-development training opportunities for industry professionals.
Date: November 7, 2012
Time: Registration from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. and Presentations from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Presentation Theatre, Second Floor, Winnipeg Convention Centre
Cost: $78.75 (including GST)*
Training Credit: 1.5 Structured/Core Hours designated by MAA
* A limited number of complementary registrations are available for RRC staff and students.
RRC Staff & Student Registration: Register here

Non-RRC Registration: Download this registration form and follow the instructions.
Registration deadline is Monday, November 5 at 5:00 p.m.
This event is designed for architects in small- to medium-sized organizations, but other design professionals, engineers, builders, contractors, developers, educators and students will also benefit from attending.
Along with the Manitoba Association of Architects, this event is brought to you by Red River College and its project supporters: the National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program’s Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program, the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council, and the Sustainable Infrastructure Technology Research Group.