Following a series of successful online thinkBIM events, Leeds Metropolitan University's Centre for Knowledge Exchange decided to take the BIM (building information modelling) conversation global. On 14 December 2011, the Old Broadcasting House in Leeds hosted a web-enabled GetBIM event.
Delegates attended to:
The event was blogged and discussed live across social media to encourage perspectives from international individuals and organisations that could not attend in person - helping give Leeds businesses a wider business vision.
The hashtag for the event was #TBIM2011
Welcome, housekeeping, etc
chair: Paul Wilkinson (co-founder, Be2camp)
BIM Legal and Insurance (Steve Bamforth, Griffiths and Armour)
Roundtable Discussions Session A
- BIM Integrated Design (Howard Jeffrey, Skanska)
- BIM 4D / 5D (Steve Brunning, Rapid 5D)
- BIM to Field (Andrew Bellerby, Tekla)
- Specification (Dr Stephen Hamil, NBS)
Roundtable Discussions Session B
- (select another roundtable from details outlined in Session A above)
USA Perspective – planning and integration of 4D and 5D planning
(Mark Sawyer, CEO, VICO)
Pecha Kucha Showcase
Presentations with a twist; presenters are allowed 20 slides and they are auto-advanced every 20 seconds. There is very little scope for 'death by PowerPoint' and every opportunity for engaging and creative presentations.