ThinkBIM: Design

Wednesday 4th December 2013, at WSP, Leeds

In another excellent half-day web-enabled conference (hashtag: #TBIM2013), this time focused on Design and Preconstruction, we heard keynote speakers from government (David Philp of the BIM Task Group), from a UK industry leading light (Robert Klaschka from Studio Klaschka) and our international speaker, Eric Lindquist from Adjustable Forms in the USA. They talked about the need for early engagement, stakeholder management, supplier engagement and defined BIM Strategies and procedures at the start of the BIM process.




Welcome and Registration (Chair)


Government Keynote - David Philp , UK Government BIM Task Group


UK Keynote - Robert Klaschka, Studio Klaschka


Roundtable Discussion – Session A

1. Ben Wallbank - 'The Responsibilities of a BIM Client' Roundtable

2. Stephen Hamil, NBS - 'The New RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Toolbox' 

3. Adrian Malone - 'Putting BIM to work: lessons learnt from live projects'

4. Gillian Smith - Developing Intelligent Objects for the Market'

5. David Philp - Digital Collaborative working (aka BIM) aids better supply chain efficiency and added client value

6. Robert Klaschka - 'How data management is key to any design organisation'


Refreshments Break


Roundtable Discussion - Session B (details as Session A above)


International Keynote Speaker


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 provide a very engaging and creative presentations.


Question Panel


Warm Buffet and Networking 

The event was live-blogged, tweeted and discussed live across social media to encourage perspectives from international individuals and organisations unable to attend in person.

Pecha Kucha presentations:

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