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BIM uncovered by the experts with RIBA Insight and NBS

This is an exclusive opportunity for RIBA Insight clients to learn from the industry-leading experts at RIBA Insight and NBS. The event is suitable for all manufacturers – whether you have already begun your BIM journey or have yet to find out what BIM means.

We will be unravelling the mysteries and complexities surrounding Building Information Modelling and explaining how your company can benefit from the opportunities that BIM brings for manufacturers.

  • informative presentations
  • a choice of interactive workshops including BIM for beginners
  • refreshments and the opportunity to network
  • book a free one-to–one appointment for advice and guidance from one of our BIM experts


Time Session
09.30-10.00 Registration / refreshments on arrival
10.00-10.05 Welcome
Ben Councell (Chair), Director of Sales, NBS and RIBA Insight
10.05-10.25 An Introduction to BIM
Ian Chapman, Director of NBS National BIM Library, NBS
10.25-10.45 BIM & Trends in Construction
Adrian Malleson, Head of Research, Analysis & Forecasting, NBS and RIBA Insight
10.45-10.50 Q&A
10.50-11.05 Refreshment Break
11.05-11.35 Case Study: 'BIM in Practice, an Architect's Perspective'
David Simpson, Senior Architect and BIM Manager, Associated Architects
11.35-12.05 Case Study: 'BIM in Practice, an Architect's Perspective'
Anthony Harte, Director, James & Ward Ltd
12.05-12.35 Case Study: 'BIM in Practice, a Manufacturer's Perspective'
David Wigglesworth, Managing Director, ASSA ABLOY Ltd
12.35-12.50 Q&A
12.50-13.50 Lunch
13.50-14.35 SESSION SPLIT
BIM for Beginners
Ian Chapman, Director of NBS National BIM Library, NBS
BIM for Intermediates
Drew Wiggett, Head of Product Information, NBS and Jane Hibbert, Senior BIM Author, NBS
14.35-14.45 Comfort Break
14:45-15:15 Working to Level-2 BIM
Dr Stephen Hamil, Director of Design and Innovation, NBS
15:15-15:45 Integrating BIM and Digital Marketing
Robin Cordy, Director of Digital Commerce, NBS and RIBA Insight
15:45-16:00 Q&A & Closing Comments
16:00-16:30 Networking and Advisor Sessions

*Subject to change

Event Details
Venue: Villa Park, 22 Witton Lane, Birmingham B6 6HE
Date: 27 January 2016
Time: 9.30am – 3.45pm
Cost: Free

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