Please note that this session will prove useful whether or not you attended our first BIM session on February 8
Join YCLM for a Lunch & Learn session with David Thompson of PCL on Building Information Modeling (BIM). This session will continue the introduction to BIM by providing its definition and how it has been utilized at PCL, as well as giving a brief overview of some of its benefits and challenges. David will also be showing us a live BIM model and explaining how PCL has been utilizing the data within the model.
Date: Thursday, March 29
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Presentation to begin at Noon)
Location: WCA Offices, 1447 Waverley Street
Cost: $20/members, $45/non-members. Includes lunch
David is the Virtual Design and Construction Manager for PCL Construction in Winnipeg, where he oversees the digital strategy for design and construction, introducing and implementing Building Information Modeling in to projects, and training for the business. David is also the co-founder of the Winnipeg BIM Community, and the lead affiliate for Winnipeg for BuildingSMART Canada.
David entered the world of BIM as a researcher and technologist 9 years ago for Northumbria University in England, before working for Laing O'Rourke construction throughout the UK and Middle East. David led a team of Digital Engineers to implement BIM methodologies and workflows on projects, which included training and awareness of collaborative working for more integrated project delivery.