Global design software developers Vectorworks, Inc. and SCIA, Inc., in combination with the Maryland and Virginia chapters of the Ready Mix Concrete Association (MRMCA, VRMCA) and the Maryland chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) are organizing a workshop alias ‘the inaugural Concrete Buildings with Building Information Modeling (BIM)’.This workshop is specially designed for building contractors, developers, architects, engineers, owners and educators. The workshop will be held on September 20, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m at Vectorworks’ headquarters at 7150 Riverwood Drive in Columbia, MD. The objective of this workshop is to evaluate the advantages of BIM toward the concrete design industry, delivery and the construction process.
The workshop is divided into the following sessions:
Driving BIM in Concrete
Christopher Brown, structural engineering manager at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) and chair, ACI committee 131 on BIM of Concrete Structures
Concrete BIM Workflow Demonstration
Dan Monaghan, managing director at SCIA, Inc. and Robert Anderson, vice president of integrated practice at Vectorworks, Inc.
The Legal Side of BIM
Michael Bomba, Esq., director and lawyer at American Institute of Architects (AIA)
BIM and Energy Analysis
François Lévy, AIA, architect, author and principal of Lévy Kolhaas Architecture
Expressive Design in Concrete
Steve Alden, AIA, architect and thought leadership director at Vectorworks, Inc.
Lunch will be provided for each session. The sessions will be finished at 3:30 p.m. with an optional happy hour continued from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The cost of the ticket is $25 for the workshop and is limited to a first come, first served basis. In order to buy a ticket online, go through the following link purchased online (www.eventbrite.com).