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Wed 24th + Thu 25th May 2017

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Wed 24th
Wed 24th
Wed 24th
Certification Exam 1
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Certification Exam 1
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 
 


Certification Exams In collaboration with CADLearning, RTC Events Management is excited to be offering FREE Revit Certification Examinations again. If you would like to boost your career with Revit Certification, you can register to them during the registration process. Please note places are limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis. Make sure you

Certification Exam 2
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Certification Exam 2
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
 
 


Certification Exams In collaboration with CADLearning, RTC Events Management is excited to be offering FREE Revit Certification Examinations again. If you would like to boost your career with Revit Certification, you can register to them during the registration process. Please note places are limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis. Make sure you

Speaker Sponsor Function
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker Sponsor Function
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
 

Thu 25th
Thu 25th
Thu 25th
Welcome Tea & Coffee/Registration & Exhibition Open
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Welcome Tea & Coffee/Registration & Exhibition Open
7:30 am - 9:00 am
 
 

Chairman Introduction
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Chris Needham
Chairman Introduction
General
 

Speaker:
Chris Needham, AECOM

Autodesk Sponsor Address
9:30 am - 9:40 am
Anthony Hauck
Autodesk Sponsor Address
 
All Levels

Speaker:
Anthony Hauck, Autodesk

Platinum Sponsor Address
9:40 am - 9:50 am
Platinum Sponsor Address
 
 

Keynote Sponsor Address - Revizto
9:50 am - 10:00 am
Keynote Sponsor Address - Revizto
 
 

Keynote Address: The Missing Ingredient of Leadership (Proudly Sponsored by Revizto)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dr. Louise Mahler
Keynote Address: The Missing Ingredient of Leadership (Proudly Sponsored by Revizto)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dr. Louise Mahler
 
All Levels

Speaker:
Dr. Louise Mahler

The future is steaming ahead on a track of continued digital innovation, but ‘mind the gap’.
Between the fast moving juggernaut of change is the ever present need to get your message across and a widening chasm of interpersonal skills to inspire and engage. Dr Louise Mahler’s is a thought leader in the field of presence and influence who advises C-Suite internationally on how to live the change.

Her innovative thinking and distinctive style drives palpable change for the individual, the group and has potential to change a nation.

In this highly interactive and often hilarious session you will develop an understanding your physical and vocal options as an integral part to motivating and inspiring others, especially in the diverse fields of the AEC environment.

You will have an opportunity to diagnose your own habitual patterns of engagement, build new skills and enjoy every moment.

Proudly Sponsored by

Morning Tea
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Morning Tea
 
 

Lessons Learned from a BIM Newbie’s Perspective – UniSA Pridham Hall Example
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Jathin Balan, Michael Clothier, Andrew McKay, Rebecca Lawson-Cooke
Lessons Learned from a BIM Newbie’s Perspective – UniSA Pridham Hall Example
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Jathin Balan, Michael Clothier, Andrew McKay, Rebecca Lawson-Cooke
Construction and Fabrication, General (multi-discipline)
All Levels

Speaker:
Jathin Balan, Mossop Construction + Interiors
Co-Speaker:
Michael Clothier , Virtual Built
Andrew McKay, Mossop Construction + Interiors
Rebecca Lawson-Cooke, UniSA

BIM concept envisages that virtual construction will help reduce uncertainty and improve collaboration. As Managing Contractor on UniSA Pridham Hall project, Mossop Construction + Interiors in collaboration with UniSA, explore the benefits, challenges and lessons learned from a design, cost-management, procurement, site establishment, sub-contract, on-site safety and facilities management perspective.
Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. BIM LOD during design development and impact on Early Trades Procurement
  2. How to manage scope changes due to Value-Management and its impact on the Model
  3. Use of BIM for Site management purpose- including shop-drawings, off- site fabrication and safety

Construction Keynote
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
TBC
Construction Keynote
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
TBC
TBC
TBC

Speaker:
TBC

TBC

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. TBC
  2. TBC
  3. TBC

Session 1.2
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Session 1.2
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
 
 

Lunch
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
 
 

Session 1.3
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Session 1.3
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
 
 

Construction Planning: Challenge Your Thinking!
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Michael Cook
Construction Planning: Challenge Your Thinking!
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Michael Cook
Simulation & Analysis , Visualisation, Construction and Fabrication
Intermediate

Speaker:
Michael Cook, Solid Support

4D planning is evolving from a pre-tender visualisation tool to a valuable onsite planning tool. Attend this session to see current live project examples of projects using 4D by Tier 1 contractors.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. What value 4D planning can deliver to your project at various stages
  2. 4D planning fundamentals - which tools, and current processes adopted
  3. Future uses and roadmaps for the application of 4D technology

Changeover
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Changeover
 
 

Session 1.4
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Session 1.4
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
 
 

Back to the Future BIM
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Jon Mirtschin
Back to the Future BIM
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Jon Mirtschin
Structure, Simulation & Analysis
Advanced

Speaker:
Jon Mirtschin, Geometry Gym

"Back to the Future" outline of how BIM was used for Eureka Tower c2, and retrospective application of modern day best practice. A focus on structural analysis model extraction from BIM data (Archicad), exchanged using OpenBIM. Discussion of issues preventing present day adoption, and anticipated short and long term improvements.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn how to reduce redundant and duplicate modelling efforts by Architects and Engineers.
  2. Learn how OpenBIM interoperability can enable design consultants to use Software of choice.
  3. Reflect on the past, review the present and crystal ball gaze the future for collaboration best practise with regards to BIM and Structural Analysis.

Afternoon Tea
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
 
 

BIM Today and Tomorrow
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Sasha Crotty
BIM Today and Tomorrow
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
General
All Levels

Speaker:
Sasha Crotty

Autodesk presents the latest advances in Building Information Modelling. Explore how Autodesk is supporting the future of making things and connecting design across AEC disciplines.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn about the latest BIM technologies
  2. Discover some of the cool things brewing at Autodesk
  3. Learn how you can contribute to future of BIM

Session 1.5
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Session 1.5
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
 
 

Session 1.6
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Session 1.6
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
 
 

Building at Scale
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Building at Scale
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
General

Speaker:
Daniel Davis

Since it’s founding in 2010, WeWork has designed and constructed over 100 co-working spaces in 14 countries, making it one of the fastest growing companies in the world. In this presentation, WeWork’s Director of Product Research, Daniel Davis, will reveal some of the techniques WeWork uses to deliver high-quality workplaces at a global scale. In particular, he’ll touch on WeWork’s latest research on the workplace and the future of design.

Proudly Sponsored by

Welcome Function
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Proudly Sponsored by dRofus
Welcome Function
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Proudly Sponsored by dRofus

The Welcome Function provides an opportunity to network with friends and colleagues, while enjoying a drink and canapés.

Proudly Sponsored by

Break
6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Break
 
 

Educating the Educators: A Government Agency BIM Pilot Project
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Glenn Jowett
Educating the Educators: A Government Agency BIM Pilot Project
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Glenn Jowett
General, Business Strategy and Leadership
All Levels

Speaker:
Glenn Jowett, AECOM

As the first government agency project of its kind in New Zealand the Ministry of Education are trialling BIM on a pilot project. This session will focus on Why the Ministry are looking at BIM, How the pilot was set up, and What challenges have been faced to date.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn how to strategically approach the implementation of BIM.
  2. The importance of procurement and the associated inputs and outputs.
  3. How to establish metrics to measure the success of BIM.

Worksharing outside the box with BIM360 - Collaboration For Revit
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Mike Greisen
Worksharing outside the box with BIM360 - Collaboration For Revit
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Mike Greisen
General, Business Strategy and Leadership, Model Management
All Levels

Speaker:
Mike Greisen, Aurecon

An in-depth look at customising the BIM360 C4R platform to allow worksharing of the largest projects with regions with weak infrastructure. This talk will present a case study of the Metro Sports Facility in Christchurch and how we are successfully worksharing a large project around the Australasian and Asian regions.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn how best practice can increase performance in the 'out the box' BIM360/C4R environment.
  2. Learn how to tweak the system to facilitate worksharing with BIM360/C4R in areas with weak infrastructure on large projects.
  3. Learn about the dangers and pitfalls associated with worksharing in the modified C4R environment.

BIM Uses - The Really Useful, and The Useless
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Michael Clothier
BIM Uses - The Really Useful, and The Useless
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Michael Clothier
Model Management, Business Strategy and Leadership, Construction and Fabrication
Advanced

Speaker:
Michael Clothier, Virtual Built

A practical look at BIM Uses on a number of given projects. There are many BIM Uses, some are well described, others are clouded in abstract mystery only to ever see the pages of the BIM management plan. Some are easily adopted and well received, others become burdensome and tedious.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Gain insight to the many BIM uses often requested on projects and understand their impacts.
  2. See the BIM Uses used across a wide range of projects.
  3. Learn how to implement some Uses for easy wins on your next project.

SSS: Chaosgroup
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
TBC
SSS: Chaosgroup
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
TBC
TBC
TBC

How BIM has Changed My Practice: BIM and its Impact on SME's
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Stewart Caldwell
How BIM has Changed My Practice: BIM and its Impact on SME's
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Stewart Caldwell
Business Strategy and Leadership, General, Architecture
All Levels

Speaker:
Stewart Caldwell, Russell and Yelland

The presentation will include topics such as fee analysis, office culture, change management, strategic direction, project workflow review and client relationships. In particular the discussion will review how Autodesk REVIT, Autodesk GLUE and Autodesk Navisworks have changed the practice of Architecture.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the impact of adopting BIM and BIM authoring tools into an Architectural practice and its culture.
  2. Gain understanding of best practice collaboration with consultant teams using products like Autodesk GLUE.
  3. Understand workflows for low cost adoption of 3D collaboration on site during construction using Autodesk GLUE.

Generative Design with Project Fractal
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Anthony Hauck
Generative Design with Project Fractal
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Anthony Hauck
Computational Design, Coding, Content and Customisation, Model Management
Advanced

Speaker:
Anthony Hauck, Autodesk Inc.

Project Fractal is a cloud computational design solution that combines project goals, constraints, and encoded building expertise to produce design options for exploration and elaboration. Created from key Autodesk technologies, Project Fractal employs computational design generation and analysis to increase understanding of design possibilities.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn how to use Dynamo Studio and Project Fractal to explore generated design options.
  2. Learn how to bring selected design options into FormIt for further design development.
  3. Learn about Autodesk's strategic direction for computational and generative design services.

Is BIM Dead? Digital Disruption in Construction Short Fuse or Big Bang!
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Jason Howden
Is BIM Dead? Digital Disruption in Construction Short Fuse or Big Bang!
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Jason Howden
Business Strategy and Leadership, Model Management, General
All Levels

Speaker:
Jason Howden, Warren and Mahoney

Has BIM failed to provide the disruptive innovation the construction industry needs?

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the new challenges facing businesses in 217 and into the future.
  2. Gain knowledge in how to leverage new technologies.
  3. Ready yourself and your business for the digital construction industry.

Interative Cross Platform Design and Documentation Processes
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Joachim Clauss
Interative Cross Platform Design and Documentation Processes
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Joachim Clauss
Computational Design, Simulation and Analysis
Intermediate

Speaker:
Joachim Clauss, Bates Smart

The journey of design and documentation in practise is often defined by the use of multiple software platforms. Combining the different outputs of the various software platforms into a smooth process can be a challenge. The presentation will elaborate on a cross software platform approach for the design and documentation process using Revit, Dynamo, Rhino, Grasshopper. A combination of projects will be presented including underground train stations, high-rise building facades, decorative feature ceilings.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn how to develop and document geometric complex designs using multiple software platforms
  2. Learn how to analyse geometric complex designs.
  3. Learn how to approach multi-software platform challenges.

Industry Updates
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Chris Penn
Industry Updates
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Chris Penn
General, Construction and Fabrication

Speaker:
Chris Penn, HYLC
This session will provide attendees an update on the current activities going on across Australasia to help drive forward the Industry adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and will cover the work being carried out by the following bodies:


  1. Australasian BIM Advisory Board (ABAB)
  2. Digital Infrastructure Working Group
  3. Queensland Government
  4. Victorian Government
  5. BACS Committee NZ
  6. buildingSMART Australasia
  7. Australian Health Infrastructure Alliance (AHIA)
  8. NATSPEC –ISO19650
  9. And more.........

This presentation will provide you a brief overview and a better understanding of what is going on and who to contact for further information.

Your BIM is Only As Good As Your Content - Manage it
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Mark Abrahams
Your BIM is Only As Good As Your Content - Manage it
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Mark Abrahams
Coding, Content and Customisation, General, Model Management
All Levels

Speaker:
Mark Abrahams, dwp|suters

Content management is a major factor for practices wishing to maintain a quality library that is easy for your staff to use. This session review library organisation and sharing tools as well as a number of add-ins and workflows that make content management easier.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Compare a number of great content library hosting and library browser applications for potential use within your office.
  2. Review a number of industry standards and guides in relation to content and earn the importance of element category based standards.
  3. Look at a number of add-ins and workflows that can easily be used to assist in the ongoing management of your companies content library.

Top Draft: Making Your Drafters The Best Of The Best
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Wayne Grew
Top Draft: Making Your Drafters The Best Of The Best
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Wayne Grew
Business Strategy and Leadership, General, Structure
All Levels

Speaker:
Wayne Grew, Northrop Engineers

Drafters work at their best when they have a sense of ownership with the projects they are a part of and feel like they're contributing. Northrop's 'Top Draft' initiative aims to increase the engagement of our drafters and make our engineer's jobs easier.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Reduce the need for back-and-forth between drafters & engineers.
  2. Streamlining processes to produce the most information available in the shortest time possible.
  3. This abstract is new and has not been presented at any previous event. i.e fresh as a daisy

Modelling for Linear Infrastructure Using Autodesk Revit
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Dale Harrison
Modelling for Linear Infrastructure Using Autodesk Revit
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Dale Harrison
Infrastructure, Model Management, Structure, Construction and Fabrication
Intermediate

Speaker:
Dale Harrison, AECOM

The presentation will focus on using Revit modelling techniques with the aid of Dynamo worflows for Linear infrastructure.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Using Dynamo for construction tasks setting out and modelling.
  2. Integrating OpenBIM file format into Revit.
  3. Complex Modelling Revit.

BIM-MEPaus
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Shannon Thomas
BIM-MEPaus
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Shannon Thomas
MEP, Construction and Fabrication
All Levels

Speaker:
Shannon Thomas, AMCA (Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors' Association)

This session will explain how BIM-MEPAUS develops a best practice virtual design to physical construction BIM MEP methodology, that promotes IPD within the Australian MEP industry through:
  • Accurate Design to Commission As-Built and Design to Fabrication workflows
  • Structured and consistent modelling practices
  • Industry standardization delivering improved supply chain efficiency


  • Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. How Australia is leading the way with our best practice virtual design to physical construction BIM MEP methodology
    2. How industry collaboration is used to full effect in delivering IPD and improved supply chain integration and efficiency
    3. What the future holds for BIM-MEPAUS in managing the tidal wave of change and digital disruption flowing through the AEC industry

    Revizto - Game Engine Technology Brings Next Generation Design and Construction Coordination
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Luke Johnson
    Revizto - Game Engine Technology Brings Next Generation Design and Construction Coordination
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Luke Johnson
    Model Management, Architecture, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Luke_Johnson, Virtual Built

    Revizto is a proven cloud platform where design and construction teams can collaborate on 3D models rapidly and accurately. But how can you begin to use it as a repository for all of your project 2D and 3D information? How can you manage team roles, both at the workspace and project level? We will see how you can display your Revizto models in navigable Virtual Reality with a single click. Learn how every team member can provide useful feedback through a seamless connection between, Revit, Navisworks and AutoCAD models in the Revizto Issue Tracker. After an overview of the key improvements in Revizto 4.4, we will hear from our surprise guests who have worked on some recent, innovative projects, and will share their Revizto workflows and best practices.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how can we can share all current 2D and 3D information about a project in Revizto
    2. Discover the new team management features in Revizto and learn how to use them
    3. Through real case studies, learn the best way to set up and manage a real project in Revizto

    Virtual Reality - Real People, Process and Projects
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Kaare Krokene
    Virtual Reality - Real People, Process and Projects
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Kaare Krokene
    Business Strategy and Leadership, Visualisation, General
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Kaare Krokene, Snøhetta

    An Age of Democratised Technology

    Technology is readily available giving us an even playing field where we are “back” focusing on design. We are no longer blinded by technology we explore project appropriate ways of incorporating computer graphics in our design process.

    What is a typical Snøhetta design process and how does computer graphics play a part?

    Local project example in the UniSA Pridham Hall project in Adelaide plus other Snøhetta projects will be explored.

    Workshop: Wrestling Grizzlies
    1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Dr. Louise Mahler
    Workshop: Wrestling Grizzlies
    1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Dr. Louise Mahler
    General
     

    Speaker:
    Dr. Louise Mahler

    Modern Methods of Construction – Insights to the Future Direction of the Industry
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Damien Crough
    Modern Methods of Construction – Insights to the Future Direction of the Industry
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Damien Crough
    Construction and Fabrication, General
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Damien Crough, PREFABAUS

    Prefabrication and Offsite Manufacturing are emerging as a key enabler to affordable and sustainable building techniques for the 21st Century. With recent developments in digital tools and with the industry diversification opportunities through the transitioning of automotive skills and suppliers, Australia could be at the forefront of the move to DfMA (Design for Manufacture & Assembly), Digital Engineering & Lean Manufacturing techniques that will disrupt the global construction industry.

    In this session we will look at the current state of the market in Australia and showcase the Tonsely precinct which is emerging as the logical focal point for collaboration and a Prefab Innovation Centre as an industry-led knowledge hub linked to key international players. The Centre will accelerate opportunity identification and capture by local industry.

    An early initiative is the development of a prefab demonstrator home soon to be installed at Tonsley, with support from local firms, Flinders University and TAFE SA. We will present the design concept and opportunities for local fabrication of it and discuss impact on industry.

    Australia 108: Open Source BIM on a 100 Storey Supertall
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Craig Baudin
    Australia 108: Open Source BIM on a 100 Storey Supertall
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Craig Baudin
    Architecture, Model Management
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Craig Baudin, Fender Katsalidis Architects

    Australia 18 is a supertall residential tower in Melbourne which will be the tallest residential tower in the Southern Hemisphere when completed. This landmark tower has been designed and is currently being constructed using IFC and open source BIM Collaboration processes.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understanding how open source BIM can be a valuable collaboration tool on large projects.
    2. Understanding the project setup fundamentals that need to be addressed in setting up an Open Source BIM project
    3. Learning from a real case study how make a success out of open source BIM collaboration

    Understanding the Fundamental Concepts of a VDC Process
    1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Tyrone Padayachee
    Understanding the Fundamental Concepts of a VDC Process
    1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Tyrone Padayachee
    Construction and Fabrication, Model Management, General
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Tyrone Padayachee, Richard Crookes Constructions

    Understanding the Fundamental Concepts of a Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Process from a Contractors Perspective. Do we manage BIM expectations on projects well enough? The presentation is designed to dissect fundamental BIM concepts through industry project execution and understanding your scope of works.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Mitigate risk through highlighting the need for upfront VDC planning through collaboration.
    2. Learn about how BIM and Digital Technology benefits the Construction process.
    3. Promote the use of model progression from Consultants through to Fabrication and eventual handover.

    BIM-MEPaus - Latest Developments of Australia's National Initiative
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Shannon Thomas, Brendan Upton and Tim Newman
    BIM-MEPaus - Latest Developments of Australia's National Initiative
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Shannon Thomas, Brendan Upton and Tim Newman
    MEP, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Shannon Thomas, AMCA
    Co-Speaker:
    Brendan Upton, A2K Technologies
    Co-Speaker:
    Tim Newman, POWERCAD


    "This session will explain how BIM-MEPAUS develops a best practice virtual design to physical construction BIM MEP methodology, that promotes IPD within the Australian MEP industry through.
    1. Accurate Design to Commission As-Built and Design to Fabrication workflows
    2. Structured and consistent modelling practices
    3. Industry standardisation delivering improved supply chain efficienc


    4. Key Learning Outcomes:

      1. The structured approach to the specification and modelling of Revit families
      2. Reliable and accurate "Design to Commission As-Built" and "Design to Fabrication" workflows
      3. Industry collaboration and standardization delivering improved supply chain efficiency

    LAB: Navisworks Clash Detection: Saving Time and $$$ by Setting Up Clash Templates
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Deepak Maini
    LAB: Navisworks Clash Detection: Saving Time and $$$ by Setting Up Clash Templates
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Deepak Maini
    Construction and Fabrication, General, Model Management
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Deepak Maini, Cadgroup Australia

    With clash detection becoming an integral part of all BIM execution plans, this lab focuses on showing attendees how they can set up clash templates and reuse them in their projects.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to create search sets for Level 1 clashes.
    2. Perform Clash tests based on search sets.
    3. Export clash templates and import in other projects.

    LAB: 294 Billion Window Types with 13 Families
    1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Joe Banks
    LAB: 294 Billion Window Types with 13 Families
    1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Joe Banks
    Architecture, Model Management, General
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Joe Banks, Nettleton Tribe

    Every project has windows and making new ones all the time is boring and time consuming, let me show you how to build a window system that is simple, flexible and light weight in your model. yet can create billions of possible types just with variations of type parameters.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand how Shared nested components recycle geometry to keep file size down.
    2. Create parent families with a type selector for nested elements and how to constrain these objects.
    3. Create a Window family "Rig" and nested panel family to enable you to rapidly create many window types.

    LAB: Stop Rendering and Start Exploring: Getting Started with Revit and Enscape
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Phil Read
    LAB: Stop Rendering and Start Exploring: Getting Started with Revit and Enscape
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Phil Read
    Visualisation, General
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Phil Read, Read | Thomas

    Leveraging real-time technologies to successfully explore and present your Revit projects in virtual realityLeveraging real-time technologies to successfully explore and present your Revit projects in virtual reality.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Important settings for Revit family components.
    2. Best practices for creating and assigning existing and custom materials.
    3. Getting beautiful results from standard and custom light fixtures.

    LAB: Filters Always Win, and Other Ways to Be Better At Revit
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Luke Johnson
    LAB: Filters Always Win, and Other Ways to Be Better At Revit
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Luke Johnson
    General, Coding, Content and Customisation, Model Management
    Expert

    Speaker:
    Luke Johnson, Virtual Built

    Want to be a more productive Revit user? This lab is purely about productivity enhancing tips - ways to save time in your everyday Revit life.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. See ways of working with the Revit user interface that can increase your productivity
    2. Consider how to manage views for maximum productivity and quality of work
    3. What comes after Revit? Addins and Dynamo and more...

    LAB: Setting Your Team Up To Succeed
    1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Michael Warwick
    LAB: Setting Your Team Up To Succeed
    1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    Michael Warwick
    Coding, Content and Customisation, General
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Michael Warwick, MAW Design Limited

    Deployments make obvious sense when you have 1's of seats, but what if you have 15, or even 5? This lab will take you through setting up a deployment, the revit.ini file and templates to make maintaining consistency and productivity a time saver for you as well as your team.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. How to set up a deployment.
      2. The secret powers of the revit.ini file.
    2. The secret powers of the revit.ini file.
    3. Maintaining consistency in teams of 5 to 5.

    Delivering Physical Assets in a Digital World
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Paul King
    Delivering Physical Assets in a Digital World
    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Paul King
    Infrastructure, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Paul King , Bentley Systems

    Journey through BIM-enabled project delivery for infrastructure assets, articulating the value and importance of technology in supporting best practice.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. An understanding of BIM best practice for infrastructure project delivery
    2. An understanding of the importance of common data environments for project supply chains
    3. the value and importance of technology in supporting best practice project delivery

    Certification Exam 3
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    Certification Exam 3
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    BIM Project Delivery and Procurement Strategy
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Lucy Guerin
    BIM Project Delivery and Procurement Strategy
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Lucy Guerin
    General, Business, Strategy and Leadership
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Lucy Guerin, APP

    A presentation and discussion forum on how to develop a project BIM strategy and apply this to the projects procurement strategy.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Developing a BIM Project Strategy
    2. Procurement on a BIM Project
    3. Managing BIM on Project.

    Session 2.1
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Session 2.1
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    Morning Tea/Exhibition Open
    10:15 am - 10:45 am
    Morning Tea/Exhibition Open
     
     

    Session 2.2
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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    Dealing with the Complexities of Existing Asset Recording
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Ryan Lenihan
    Dealing with the Complexities of Existing Asset Recording
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Ryan Lenihan
    Operation and Maintenance , Model Management, MEP
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Ryan Lenihan, Arcadis

    Have you ever been posed with the problem of recording existing services assets? Just how do you go about it? We were asking ourselves the same thing!

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Explore methods for data collection for existing site assets and infrastructure.
    2. Understand what the key data requirements of your client are.
    3. Learn how to expedite the data input and validation process using a combination of tools.

    Lunch
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Lunch
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
     
     

    Innovation in Project Delivery
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Nando Mogollon
    Innovation in Project Delivery
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Nando Mogollon
    Architecture
    Model Management
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Nando Mogollon

    Creativity and Innovation. It’s at the heart of many architectural, engineering and construction organisations and firms are constantly seeking new ways to identify project issues, integrate workflow efficiencies and deliver project information. This informative workshop will provide attendees with a live demonstration of alternative design-construct workflows and technologies that will challenge current thinking and open their eyes to world of possibilities.

    Session 2.3
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    Changeover
    2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
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    Reality Capturing with Drones
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Chad Smith
    Reality Capturing with Drones
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Chad Smith
    General, Architecture, Infrastructure
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Chad Smith, A2K Technologies

    Aerial captured data via drones is increasing in popularity for a variety of uses. In this session not only do we look at a variety of different use cases across a few different industries, but we dig deeper looking at how the data is captured, processed, and then ultimately used.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand the different uses for drone captured data.
    2. Learn the process for capturing data.
    3. Learn how to use the captured data in the design process.

    Afternoon Tea
    3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
    Afternoon Tea
     
     

    Digital Construction Apps – A Design Managers Selection
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Ryan Hanlen
    Digital Construction Apps – A Design Managers Selection
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Ryan Hanlen
    Construction and Fabrication, Business Strategy and Leadership

    Speaker:
    Ryan Hanlen

    Numerous apps assist in many of life’s challenges, in construction there are a number of which are readily available with various claims and features, plus their associated price tags. Sifting through these to determine the most suitable (avoiding the #best tag) can be a daunting task for those venturing into this market – without merely blindly following the flood lights from conglomerate entities. This presentation outlines the journey, from the investigative phase of several construction apps, through the assessment process and onto the implementation stage of the selected technology solutions for a live project. Following Built being engaged to deliver a coordinated/verified Facility Management enabled project, new technologies were sourced to enhance the our site staff with live data - connecting the dots from a virtual environment to the live edge.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn about the various types of construction apps available on the market. From the major players to more nimble solutions
    2. Understand the various functions the Apps from various forms deliver
    3. Review the suitability and capability in relation to a construction site/project

    Session 2.5
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
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    Friday Evening Dinner
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Proudly Sponsored by Chaos Group
    Friday Evening Dinner
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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    Join us for your very own "Night at the Museum" at the South Australian Museum. The South Australian Museum houses over four million objects and specimens. They provide irreplaceable records against which we are constantly building and modifying our knowledge and understanding of the natural and cultural world. They are a vital part of Australia’s national heritage and play an integral role in the international scientific accord to document our world.

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    Guerrilla Grasshopper: Infiltrating Conventional Practice With Parametric Design
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Jaydn Bowe
    Guerrilla Grasshopper: Infiltrating Conventional Practice With Parametric Design
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Jaydn Bowe
    Computational Design, Coding, Content and Customisation
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Jaydn Bowe, Arkhefield

    This session will explore strategies and processes for implementing parametric design into an existing practice structure. Four example projects will display the parametric principles and how they were strategically deployed, and the scripts developed for each project will provide an intermediate level description of parametric design principles using Grasshopper.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Identify opportunities to implement parametric design.
    2. Strategically apply parametric design principles.
    3. Gain an intermediate understanding of Grasshopper.

    Library Nirvana - Are We There Yet?
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Melanie Tristram
    Library Nirvana - Are We There Yet?
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Melanie Tristram
    Coding, Content and Customisation, Business Strategy and Leadership
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Melanie Tristram, Jasmax

    BIM content libraries developed to a consistent standard allow for creating quality project documentation. How can you achieve this, how can you convince management of the need and obtain buy-in? This session will uncover some of the many ways of obtaining that Library Nirvana we all strive for.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Why adaption is an important concept in content development
    2. How to define key areas of focus in a library.
    3. How to adapt generic content for specific purposes.

    BIM Implementation in Real Life - Horror Story or Success Story?
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Luke Johnson
    BIM Implementation in Real Life - Horror Story or Success Story?
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Luke Johnson
    Business Strategy and Leadership, Model Management, General
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Luke Johnson, Virtual Built

    Implementing BIM in a real firm is a complicated mess of financial objectives, business strategy, striving to remain relevant and competitive, and getting the right people in the right jobs. Don't watch a slideshow of theoretical advice, listen to the actual experiences of real people...

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Get a realistic view of the challenges of BIM implementation.
    2. See how real people in real firms have overcome the challenges.
    3. Learn the most common pitfalls faced during BIM implementation, and how you can avoid them.

    BIM for Construction: When Design Team’s Models are Completely Worthless (and When They Aren’t)
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Aaron Maller
    BIM for Construction: When Design Team’s Models are Completely Worthless (and When They Aren’t)
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Aaron Maller
    Construction and Fabrication, Estimation, BIM
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Aaron Maller, Parallax Team, Inc

    Among all the arguments and discussions about “LOD, Data, Facilities Management,” and whatever else is trending, sometimes an important part is forgotten: Are the documents and model even accurate enough to build? In this real project case study, we will look at ways and techniques Contractors and Builders can “review and audit” design team models, and decide if they can be salvaged, or if they need to be built again (digitally) from the ground up. We will look at specific ‘gotchas’ from Design Models, and will show off some innovative modeling techniques, used in the coordination process of a $450m Sports Arena.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to evaluate (in less than 2 hours) if a model can be trusted/relied on/used for coordination, or if it needs to be rebuilt
    2. Learn about some handy Dynamo Graphs (which will be made available!) that are helpful for Construction Coordination Modelling
    3. Learn about our workflows for modelling in Revit to generate RFI’s while working with the subcontractors teams

    If Only I Knew How to Develop BIM Training for Project Managers
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    David Spehar
    If Only I Knew How to Develop BIM Training for Project Managers
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    David Spehar
    Business, Strategy and Leadership, General
    Expert

    Speaker:
    David Spehar, Stantec

    Do you still have Project Managers that grouch about BIM? Is Revit a black box to them? In this session well break down what you need to know to successfully develop a training program to educate Project Managers and Design Managers on how to plan for and properly implement BIM.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to develop a BIM training program geared specifically for project leaders.
    2. Learn how to develop tools to help project leaders properly assign and manage staff on BIM projects.
    3. Understand how to organise training content to addresses all aspects of project management and how to teach the impact BIM has on traditional responsibilities.

    Not Getting Lost in Translation - Revit & IFC
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Melanie Tristram and Mark Horrocks
    Not Getting Lost in Translation - Revit & IFC
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Melanie Tristram and Mark Horrocks
    Model Management
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Melanie Tristram, Jasmax

    Co-Speaker:
    Mark Horrocks, Central Innovation

    When working with Revit and IFC there are a few things you need to know and understand to ensure the translation process is successful for all involved.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn about the importance of project coordinates when translating between Revit and IFC.
    2. Understand how to translate and utilise the information provided by your IFC based consultant.
    3. Manage custom information input and export from Revit to IFC.

    Managing Massive Models
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Matthew Johnson
    Managing Massive Models
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Matthew Johnson
    Architecture, Model Management
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Matthew Johnson, Powe Architects

    Drawing on the experiences of working on 2,m plus retail projects, we outline strategies for managing large projects in ArchiCAD.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Appreciate how different model structures suit different large project types.
    2. Understand attribute management across hotlinked files .
    3. Be able to plan model management methodology for your next large project.

    Modelling for 5D Quantities: A BIM Managers Guide for Specifying Model Content.
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Scott Beazley
    Modelling for 5D Quantities: A BIM Managers Guide for Specifying Model Content.
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Scott Beazley
    Estimation, Model Management, Construction and Fabrication
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Scott Beazley, Mitchell Brandtman

    A BIM Managers guide for specifying model content to enable better 5D quantity generation from models. Modelling setup techniques, software limitations, and common pitfalls will be covered, to provide shared confidence of expected quantity use. Real world projects will be used as examples

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Overview of quantification methods from building models over project life cycle
    2. Definition of specific object property data required at different project phases
    3. Investigate model construction and data standards required to access useful extraction of quantities for estimation and cost planning.

    Flux-ilicious: Open-data and Cloud Computing
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Paul Wintour
    Flux-ilicious: Open-data and Cloud Computing
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Paul Wintour
    General, Architecture, Coding, Content and Customisation
    Expert

    Speaker:
    Paul Wintour, BVN

    The class will introduce Flux as a means to boost interoperability and run cloud computing analyses.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand and identify opportunities for Flux to be implemented into your existing BIM workflows.
    2. Understand how to share data via Flux to aid interoperability.
    3. Generate simple Dynamo/Grasshopper/Flux scripts to help productivity.

    Manageable Model Coordination
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Matt Fern
    Manageable Model Coordination
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Matt Fern
    MEP, Model Management, Construction and Fabrication
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Matt Fern, Norman Disney & Young

    The ability to virtually create our built environment has been developing at a rapid pace. We can create intricate building models consisting of Architectural, Structural and Building Services. However, as construction programs decrease and the expected level of modelling increases, how can we help the coordination process along the way?

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how breaking down services within Revit/Navisworks to sub-components will help focus your coordination efforts.
    2. Ability to save clash tests as groups & views for use in Freedom and to show progress.
    3. Learn how a well formatted and easy to use browser can help engage the design team (who are not using Revit).

    Revit and Heritage Rectification or How to Model Fungal Decay
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Simon Byng
    Revit and Heritage Rectification or How to Model Fungal Decay
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Simon Byng
    Structure, Visualisation
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Simon Byng, BlighTanner Consulting Engineers

    Using 5 Case studies this presentation will highlight; what can go wrong with dilapidation reports, how to develop Revit content without on small projects without breaking the budget and industry best practice for presenting and documenting Heritage rectification works.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. A broad understanding of the complexities of Heritage projects
    2. A broad understanding of the complexities of Heritage projects.
    3. How to develop Revit Content on a Budget.

    Revit, Macros, Dynamo, or the API What To Use When?
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Mark Cronin
    Revit, Macros, Dynamo, or the API What To Use When?
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Mark Cronin
    Coding, Content and Customisation, General, Model Management
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Mark Cronin, Peddle Thorp
    Co- Speaker:
    Nicholas Broadbent, BIM Edge
    Co- Speaker:
    Adam Sheather, AECOM

    When should you flex Dynamos abilities, write a Macro, develop a custom Add-In, or just stick with good old Revit? If youve ever wondered when or why you should use one solution over another, this session will help clarify your choices. Industry experts will contribute opinions and defend preferred solutions.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Identify options for automating workflows.
    2. Learn the benefits of certain solutions and workflows.
    3. Apply the optimum technical solution to your design problem.

    Power to the People Global Parameters New Revit Feature
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Tim Waldock
    Power to the People Global Parameters New Revit Feature
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Tim Waldock
    Model Management, General
    Expert

    Speaker:
    Tim Waldock, RevitCat

    Look at new Global Parameters feature to manage changes to data and Revit model. Also make the design process in Revit more intuitive, using slider controls to adjust the model without Dynamo (for the non-programmers).

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to create Rebar in Revit parametrically with Dynamo for Rebar and automatically Tag Revit Elements for drawing extraction
    2. Learn about projects that have been using it and learn about their dynamo definitions
    3. Learn how to set up your own Rebar Nodes for repetitive elements.

    IFC Fundamentals - Getting it Right Out of ARCHICAD
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Nathan Hildebrandt
    IFC Fundamentals - Getting it Right Out of ARCHICAD
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Nathan Hildebrandt
    Architecture, Model Management
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Nathan Hildebrandt, Fultron Trotter Architects

    Have you ever exported an IFC file and had someone say it was garbage? Have you ever received an IFC from an ARCHICAD user and it was garbage? Then this session is for you! Learn the series of checks and balances needed in ARCHICAD prior to exporting an IFC file.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to export IFC properly from ARCHICAD
    2. Learn about the different functions of the IFC Translator
    3. Learn about data mapping in the IFC Scheme

    The Great BIM Debate! That BIM Saves Money At Every Project Stage
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Kevin Thickett
    The Great BIM Debate! That BIM Saves Money At Every Project Stage
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Kevin Thickett
    General, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Kevin Thickett, Aurecon

    The Great BIM Debate returns for 217! Come and hear industry experts from each side of the Tasman engage in a light hearted debate of this years topic. Will the Aussies reign supreme? Or will the Kiwis emerge victorious? Come and support your team!

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn some key project pitfalls to avoid.
    2. Find out of BIM projects really can make money.
    3. Have a laugh with your industry peers.

    THE DIGITAL BUILDER - Building Safer and Smarter with BIM Technology and a Move to Modular
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Heath Price
    THE DIGITAL BUILDER - Building Safer and Smarter with BIM Technology and a Move to Modular
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Heath Price
    Construction and Fabrication, Business Strategy and Leadership
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Heath Price

    So Builders, you've heard that BIM is good for you. You have heard that coordination of design models can detect clashes, highlighting problems before they become yours to fix out on site. This is true but is that all it has to offer?

    This presentation will step you through the experiences and lessons learned from a Builder that’s been prepared to embrace new tools, challenge conventional methods and do things safer and smarter.
    We will introduce the new member in the site based construction team, the Model Manager. This is an essential player with the technical expertise to drive the digital tools and unlock the benefits and advantages they offer.

    We will focus on the steep learning curve for the project teams undertaking their digital journey through 2 case studies:

  • 5 Flinders Street Commercial Office tower
  • Flinders Medical Centre’s Transforming Health
  • This session will take you through examples of how BIM tools have provided the Builder with significant value beyond design coordination and into the project’s construction phase including;

  • Project Team Briefing & Communication
  • Planning & Programming
  • Digital Safety
  • Prefabrication
  • It will encourage Builders to open their eyes and start exploring the technology and how it might add value to the way they conduct their business. For Consultants, the presentation will give a 1st hand account of the level of importance Builders are increasingly placing upon digital technology to reduce wasted time and money, provide maximum value to Clients.

    Steel Detailing (transition from design model to construction/ fabrication model)
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    TBC
    Steel Detailing (transition from design model to construction/ fabrication model)
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    TBC
    TBC
    TBC

    Speaker:
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    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. TBC
    2. TBC
    3. TBC

    Smash Detection and Misdirection
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Michael Clothier
    Smash Detection and Misdirection
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Michael Clothier
    Construction and Fabrication, Business Strategy and Leadership, Model Management
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Michael Clothier, Virtual Built

    Using Clash detection to achieve coordination is a fundamentally flawed concept. This case study and proven concept looks at achieving coordination prior to clash detection - via good programming techniques, good Design Management, lean BIM, co-locating, sprints, additional tools like Revizto, and a small dose of mindfulness.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand how Coordination is far more complex that simple Clash Detection.
    2. Learn about how Clash Detection can be effectively used without wasting hours of time.
    3. Gain insight into Design Management and understand it’s impact on overall project coordination.

    Object Libraries Released From The Shackles
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Jon Mirtschin
    Object Libraries Released From The Shackles
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Jon Mirtschin
    Coding, Content and Customisation, Model Management, General
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Jon Mirtschin, Geometry Gym

    Presently BIM Content and Object Libraries are the source of large challenges and frustration to Suppliers, Manufacturers, Industry Bodies and Designers alike. OpenBIM provides an opportunity to simultaneously support multiple BIM applications and versions with a single definition that can be used by a broader spectrum.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Insights into present day constraints and limitations to Object Library Provision.
    2. Learn how Object Library Content can support wider spectrum of applications and versions with compromising quality.
    3. Learn and discuss the wider benefits of openBIM to the life cycle from design/specification to installation/operation/maintenance.

    Unhealthy dRofus: Looking at Data Management Benefits For Projects Other Than Healthcare
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Mitch Medway and Brendon Reid
    Unhealthy dRofus: Looking at Data Management Benefits For Projects Other Than Healthcare
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Mitch Medway and Brendon Reid
    Embracing the Paradime $hift: What’s Next for the QS Industry in the Digital Age?
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Andrew Brady
    Embracing the Paradime $hift: What’s Next for the QS Industry in the Digital Age?
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Andrew Brady
    Estimation, Business Strategy and Leadership, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Andrew Brady GRC Quantity Surveyors

    The patchwork approach by various professions has had an adverse impact on the effective implementation of BIM into the construction industry. This has resulted in limitations on the practical application and benefits that can be gained from utilising BIM. In this session we will hear what the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors is actively developing, aimed at ensuring BIM technology can be utilised to provide cost effective construction information.


    1. Making the term ‘5D QS’ irrelevant; by virtue of upskilling the industry to the point where ‘5D’ services are considered part of normal practice/li>
    2. Lifting the perception of value of provided by the Quantity Surveyor
    3. Raising the base level of capability, skills and knowledge with respect to application of best-practice use of available technology
    4. Making the Quantity Surveying profession ‘model-savvy’ and/or ‘data-savvy’
    5. Developing good-practice guides for BIM-based QS services
    6. Driving more effective industry engagement and alignment with selected industry initiatives

    The QTO: Risks and Mitigation of 5D BIM Quantity Take Off
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Keeley Pomeroy
    The QTO: Risks and Mitigation of 5D BIM Quantity Take Off
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Keeley Pomeroy
    Estimation, Model Management, General
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Keeley Pomeroy, AECOM

    Quantity Take Off (QTO) - lets look how to control cost plan/estimate risk through conversations, Quality Assurance systems and sensible data management.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn key BEP information for successful 5D.
    2. How to manage 5D risks and add value to the project.
    3. The use of CostX for dealing with QTO and project risk mitigation.

    Going Beyond BIM into Digital Landscape
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Alain Waha
    Going Beyond BIM into Digital Landscape
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Alain Waha
    General, Structure, Construction and Fabrication
    Expert

    Speaker:
    Alain Waha, BuroHappold Engineering

    Session in development
    With BIM, we are digitising the AEC industry - and as in every other industry, we should be seeking transformative outcomes. What lies beyond our initial journey into BIM? What can we achieve through computational design, increase data resolution and increased data mobility?

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understanding of global trends in the digitisation of the AEC industry
    2. Identify from shared examples, practical steps to make BIM more trans-formative in their firm
    3. Identify areas of values opening through digital transformation

    Parameter Swaps and The Hunt For The Mythical Content Unicorn!
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Marcus Fich and Luke Johnson
    Parameter Swaps and The Hunt For The Mythical Content Unicorn!
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Marcus Fich and Luke Johnson
    Coding, Content and Customisation, Business Strategy and Leadership, MEP
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Marcus Fich, Grundfos Holding A/S
    Co-Speaker:
    Luke Johnston, Virtual Built

    We all struggle with content. It's never quite right. Either we embed too little data or too much. To make matters even worse, you all have different ideas on 'what is good' content. We refer to that perfect piece of content as a 'content unicorn!

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to streamline your content creation process through automation and deliver multiple outputs to suit different user needs.
    2. Learn how to build a business case around BIM content.
    3. Learn if there is such a thing as a content unicorn!

    Virtual Construction Management
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Natalie Chaves and Caitlin Shields
    Virtual Construction Management
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Natalie Chaves and Caitlin Shields
    Estimation, Model Management, General
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Natalie Chaves, Mitchell Brandtman
    Co-Speaker:
    Caitlin Shields

    Our discussion will delve into the detail of the 5D methodology focusing on Virtual Construction Management. We will run through virtual trade packages; trade breakups for progress assessments and final accounts. This workflow will explore the input required to achieve this.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Methodology of revisioning.
    2. Virtual Trade Packages - what they are and how they can be successfully used.
    3. 4D methodology.

    LAB:Making MEP Families Easier
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Dan Morrison
    LAB:Making MEP Families Easier
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Dan Morrison
    MEP, Model Management, Coding, Content and Customisation
    Guru

    Speaker:
    Dan Morrison, BIMTelligence

    A simple family is a good family right? If your average user struggles to understand how your family is meant to work then what is the use of having all the bells and whistles? Well what if you could do both.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to extract, change and write data to and from the Revit database
    2. Learn how to eliminate boring life by automating design tasks
    3. Learn how to develop your own interoperability workflow to and from programs like Navisworks, Excel, Grasshopper and Rhino

    LAB: Model Federation (Interrogation, Validation, Maturation)
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    TBA
    LAB: Model Federation (Interrogation, Validation, Maturation)
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    TBA
    TBA
    TBA

    Speaker:
    TBA

    TBA

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. TBA
    2. TBA
    3. TBA

    LAB: Pipe Dreams - Revit Pipe Systems Analysis
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Kevin Thickett
    LAB: Pipe Dreams - Revit Pipe Systems Analysis
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Kevin Thickett
    MEP
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Kevin Thickett, Aurecon

    This Practical Lab session focuses on on Revit Pipe Systems & how to use Revits analysis capabilities. We will build and analyse a plumbing pipe system and mechanical pipe system. We will learn how to allow for diversity, prepare node diagrams and pressure loss reports for peer review

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand Revit pipe systems.
    2. Acquire skills to use Revit pipe systems on real projects.
    3. Learn how to analyse & troubleshoot Revit pipe systems.

    LAB: Revit Rendering Can Be STUNNING - Materials, Light & Rendering In-depth - Part A & B
    2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Dhanjeet Sah
    LAB: Revit Rendering Can Be STUNNING - Materials, Light & Rendering In-depth - Part A & B
    2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Dhanjeet Sah
    Visualisation, General
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Dhanjeet Sah, PTW Architects

    Learn in-depth about Material, Lights and Rendering in 9 minutes with Autodesk Revit 217" to communicate design intent with visualizations. . I will also highlight how to use material maps to create some self-illumination, cut outs, bumps and compound maps to get some STUNNIG effects.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to create custom material using custom images or procedural maps. Create your own Revit Material Library to use from one project to another.
    2. Understand Appearance vs physical assets and learn how to setup materials for Energy analysis or structural Analysis. Learn how to manage materials and materials library.
    3. Get the best results of rendering using real-world lights and physically accurate materials in Revit. Learn tips and tricks to work more efficiently.

    LAB: In Context: Working with GIS Data sets - Part A & B
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Paul Wintour
    LAB: In Context: Working with GIS Data sets - Part A & B
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Paul Wintour
    Architecture, Model Management, Coding, Content and Customisation
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Paul Wintour, BVN
    Co- Speaker:
    Farbod Fathalipouri , Iranian Association of Architecture

    The class will introduce attendees to GIS data sets and how to incorporate them into your BIM models using Rhino, Grasshopper and Revit.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Discover GIS and Open Street Map data sets and how they can be incorporated into your BIM workflow.
    2. Understand how to optimise, clean and import GIS data sets into Rhino and Revit.
    3. Utilise advanced Grasshopper scripts to automate the workflow.

    LAB: Pipe Dreams - Revit Pipe Systems Analysis
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Kevin Thickett
    LAB: Pipe Dreams - Revit Pipe Systems Analysis
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Kevin Thickett

    Speaker:
    Kevin Thickett, Aurecon

    This Practical Lab session focuses on on Revit Pipe Systems and how to use Revits analysis capabilities. We will build and analyse a plumbing pipe system and mechanical pipe system. We will learn how to allow for diversity, prepare node diagrams and pressure loss reports for peer review.


    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand Revit pipe systems.
    2. Acquire skills to use Revit pipe systems on real projects.
    3. Learn how to analyse and troubleshoot Revit pipe systems.

    LAB: Open BIM Model Checking Workflow Using Solibri Model Checker - Part A & B
    1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Mark Horrocks
    LAB: Open BIM Model Checking Workflow Using Solibri Model Checker - Part A & B
    1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Mark Horrocks
    Model Management, Simulation & Analysis, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Mark Horrocks, Central Innovation

    This hands-on workshop is designed to benefit a wide variety of software users who are seeking a better way to detect issues or clashes in project files, manage project changes, facilitate file collaboration and more.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to use Solibri Model Checker to identify clashes within a project.
    2. Learn how to report and distribute issues.
    3. Learn how to create and update Rulesets.

    Acquiring, Managing And Utilising Scan Data In The AEC Field
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Rebecca De Cicco
    Acquiring, Managing And Utilising Scan Data In The AEC Field
    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Rebecca De Cicco
    Model Management
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Rebecca De Cicco, Digital Node

    This class will dissect how to use scan data effectively, the multitude of hardware solutions available and the requirement to specify clearly how the data will be used at any stage of a project. Point Cloud use should be managed intelligently.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn about the importance of intelligent management of scan data and the use of point clouds.
    2. Understand how to appoint a relevant body to undertake the scanning and delivering a brief in line with the requirements of a project.
    3. Understand how to use the point cloud within the context of Autodesk ReCap and Revit.

    Certification Exam 4
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Certification Exam 4
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    Beyond Coordinates A Framework for Shared Model Establishment
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Brian Renehan
    Beyond Coordinates A Framework for Shared Model Establishment
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Brian Renehan
    Model Management, General
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Brian Renehan, BIMFix

    In September 216, the BIMFix Blog released a free downloadable framework for Shared Model Establishment. This world first provides project setup clarity to the team. The class will review the geodetic background criteria all Building projects need to adhere too, why to engage the framework and how to execute it

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. An understanding of the geodetic challenges experienced by all building projects.
    2. Reasons for why projects should consider engaging the framework.
    3. How to apply the framework to projects.

    Session 3.1
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Session 3.1
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
     
     

    Morning Tea/Exhibition Open
    10:15 am - 10:45 am
    Morning Tea/Exhibition Open
     
     

    BIM 4 the Retail Giants - Leveraging Data
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Judith Najee and Kristian Bursell
    BIM 4 the Retail Giants - Leveraging Data
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Judith Najee and Kristian Bursell
    Model Management, Business Strategy and Leadership, Coding, Content and Customisation
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Judith Najee, Kmart Australia
    Co-Speaker:
    Kristian Bursell, CADSWIFT Pty Ltd

    The story of how Kmart discovered the real potential of BIM - beyond design and construction. Leveraging data already produced in-house to automate BIM processes for detailed, data rich, models. We will prove the true value of intelligent BIM content and impeccable data and demonstrate ground breaking BIM content functionality.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. The potentials for automating processes through BIM and how to achieve them.
    2. How to efficiently utilise and manipulate large amounts of external data with BIM.
    3. Keys and reasons to define logic to connect all internal process, BIM based or not.

    Session 3.2
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Session 3.2
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
     
     

    Lunch
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Lunch
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
     
     

    Session 3.3
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Session 3.3
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
     
     

    Building an Amusement Park! Managing a 900 Acre Revit Model
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Graham Allan
    Building an Amusement Park! Managing a 900 Acre Revit Model
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Graham Allan
    Changeover
    2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
    Changeover
     
     

    Sales: Don't Think it's Your Job, BIM Experts? Think Again!
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Mark Jeffrey
    Sales: Don't Think it's Your Job, BIM Experts? Think Again!
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Mark Jeffrey
    General, Business Strategy and Leadership
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Mark Jeffrey
    Full details coming soon.

    Session 3.4
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Session 3.4
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
     
     

    Afternoon Tea
    3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
    Afternoon Tea
     
     

    Closing Plenary
    4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
    Chris Needham
    Closing Plenary
    4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
    Chris Needham
    General
     

    Speaker:
    Chris Needham, AECOM

    Changeover
    5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
    Changeover
     
     

    Speaker Debrief
    6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Chris Needham
    Speaker Debrief
    General
     

    Speaker:
    Chris Needham, AECOM

    Break
    6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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    Drinks
    7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    Gala Dinner
    7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Proudly Sponsored by Central Innovation
    Gala Dinner
    7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Proudly Sponsored by Central Innovation
     
     

    Break out the brightly coloured leg warmers and fluff up your hair — we are heading back to the 198s. While we experience going back in time, you can enjoy a 3-course dinner and beverages from 7:pm - 12:am. Awards will kick-start the evening followed by live entertainment.

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    BIM Acupuncture - Maximising Value-add visa Building Information
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Dominik Holzer
    BIM Acupuncture - Maximising Value-add visa Building Information
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Dominik Holzer
    Business Strategy, Leadership, Operations and Maintenance, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Dominik Holzer, AEC Connect

    This forum will discuss effective information handover across the entire project supply chain by analysing transfer of BIM by key stakeholders. Based on industry references, the forum will outline how to identify and target BIM deliverables the promise most value add to clients, contractors, trades and consultants.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Participants will learn how to identify the most appropriate level of BIM on a project.
    2. Participants will learn how to streamline the handover and management of building information across the supply chain.
    3. Participants will learn about methods to maximise effectiveness of geometry and data transfer throughout project stages

    Excel - The Unsung Workhorse of the AEC Industry - Let's Go Beyond the Basics
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Richard Taylor
    Excel - The Unsung Workhorse of the AEC Industry - Let's Go Beyond the Basics
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Richard Taylor
    General, Architecture, Model Management
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Richard Taylor, Ideate Software

    Excel permeates the A/E/C industry as the workhorse on a wide range of tasks: cost estimating, data management, scheduling, etc. In this class we will cover some of the most common Excel functions used in the A/E/C industry as well as some of our favorite Excel tips.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. How do basic data management formulas work within Excel?
    2. How does a pivot table in Excel manipulate & report information?
    3. How can we dissect and understand a complex If/Then formula within Excel?

    Busting Change Management Myths in the Context of a Real, Live Global BIM Strategy Execution - Part A
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Mark Jeffrey
    Busting Change Management Myths in the Context of a Real, Live Global BIM Strategy Execution - Part A
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Mark Jeffrey
    Business Leadership, Strategy, General, Construction and Fabrication
     

    Speaker:
    Mark Jeffrey
    Co-Speaker:
    Daniel Jurgen
    Change Management is a constant challenger for the building and construction industry. A good strategy and plan, a holistic change management approach, focussing on people and process will yield greater success. This is a double session covering Change Management, Psychology and Work Culture Dynamics and a live BIM Strategy.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. What change management is and isn’t – the reasons why change efforts generally fail, and what you can focus on to get it right.
    2. Organisational culture – understanding people dynamics at work and how this will help or hinder strategy execution.
    3. Alignment of culture and change and a real live strategy roll-out.

    Busting Change Management Myths in the Context of a Real, Live Global BIM Strategy Execution - Part B
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Mark Jeffrey
    Busting Change Management Myths in the Context of a Real, Live Global BIM Strategy Execution - Part B
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Mark Jeffrey
    Business Leadership, Strategy, General, Construction and Fabrication
     

    Speaker:
    Mark Jeffrey
    Co-Speaker:
    Daniel Jurgen
    Change Management is a constant challenger for the building and construction industry. A good strategy and plan, a holistic change management approach, focussing on people and process will yield greater success. This is a double session covering Change Management, Psychology and Work Culture Dynamics and a live BIM Strategy.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. What change management is and isn’t – the reasons why change efforts generally fail, and what you can focus on to get it right.
    2. Organisational culture – understanding people dynamics at work and how this will help or hinder strategy execution.
    3. Alignment of culture and change and a real live strategy roll-out.

    Construction Layout and Verification: Workflows and Analysis
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Micah Gray
    Construction Layout and Verification: Workflows and Analysis
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Micah Gray
    Construction and Fabrication, Model Management, General
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Micah Gray, kraftwerk.studio

    This course will cover adding points to your BIM transferring the digital 3D building from the computer to the field. We will look at Autodesk BIM 36 Glue / Layout, Autodesk Point Layout, and robotic total stations. Then, we will turn to QZ / QC procedures with these captured Points.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand how Coordination is far more complex that simple Clash Detection.
    2. Learn about how Clash Detection can be effectively used without wasting hours of time.
    3. Gain insight into Design Management and understand it

    Got a Problem? Technology? Culture? What is Next ?
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    David Foley
    Got a Problem? Technology? Culture? What is Next ?
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    David Foley
    Business Strategy and Leadership, Model Management, Construction and Fabrication
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    David Foley, AECOM

    Ask 4 different and well respected industry leaders any BIM questions, related to technology, futurism, process, cultural change, strategic direction, tips tricks or bring a problem will accept questions on how to do in Revit, Navisworks, Dynamo etc.. Tweet your question with #BIMBuster.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Problem Solving
    2. What the Future Holds.
    3. Changing Culture.

    TBC
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    TBC
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
     
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    IFC Used in Anger... At Least On A Medium Rise Residential Building.
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Scott Beazley
    IFC Used in Anger... At Least On A Medium Rise Residential Building.
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Scott Beazley
    Model Management, General
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Scott Beazley, Mitchell Brandtman

    The use of IFC provides great opportunities for project collaboration, especially across software platforms. Often they are not implemented well and so not widely used. This presentation explores the requirements necessary for successful IFC use, and a medium rise residential building will be used for a case study.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand overview of IFC data structures and export mappings, particularly from Revit
    2. Explanation of buildingSMART's file exchange and IDM's (Information Delivery Manuals)
    3. Learn how to implement IFC exchanges for multi-disciplinary collaboration

    Infrastructure Case Study: Perth Stadium Station
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Dale Harrison
    Infrastructure Case Study: Perth Stadium Station
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Dale Harrison
    Infrastructure, Model Management, Structure, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Dale Harrison, AECOM

    A case study using multiple OpenBIM software platforms to establish a multidisciplinary Infrastructure model. The successful workflow of how to best interact with the different software systems.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Software Platform intergration.
    2. Using a Cloud base CDE for multiple site collaboration.
    3. Integrating OpenBIM file format into Navisworks.

    The Business Case for Data Driven Design
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Chris Razzell
    The Business Case for Data Driven Design
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Chris Razzell
    Architecture, Business Strategy & Leadership, Planning
    All levels

    Speaker:
    Chris Razzell, dRofus


    The speed of BIM adoption has been depressingly slow. It’s moved our industry forward, but is more of a sustaining technology when applying disruptive theory to contemporary design and construction. Data Driven Design shows more disruptive characteristics, so let’s PESTLE the SWOT out of it, throw an S-Curve, a Boston Matrix and look at the business value for Data Driven Design.

    Interfacing the Virtual Asset
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Jeremy Harkins
    Interfacing the Virtual Asset
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Jeremy Harkins
    Operations & Maintenance, General, Construction and Fabrication
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Jeremy Harkins, ineni Realtime

    This presentation puts the client at the center of the building life-cycle process! Concepts around how a BIM based, user focused, VR enabled virtual interactive model can increase client confidence, and provide them with easy to use tools for digesting complex design and construct and more efficiently operate their facilities.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Gain insights into how to assure your client is on the same page as you.
    2. See where current virtual model approaches are being applied to the building life-cycle.
    3. Virtual Reality is one possible use of a virtual model; learn how else a virtual model can be disseminated.

    James Cook Universities Quality-Driven BIM for FM Enables Intelligent Asset Management
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Don Hitchcock
    James Cook Universities Quality-Driven BIM for FM Enables Intelligent Asset Management
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Don Hitchcock
    Operations & Maintenance, Model Management, Business Strategy and Leadership, Construction and Fabrication
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Don Hitchcock, Advanced Spatial technologies Pty Ltd
    Co-Speaker:
    David Roy, James Cook University


    One university's efforts to better manage the knowledge transfer from the construction to operation phases of the building life-cycle through the utilisation of BIM technologies to ensure that necessary data is captured in design, deliverables meet specifications and that the right people can access the data when they need it.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Challenges for organisations using BIM for managing facilities
    2. Initiatives from JCU for successful BIMFM outcomes
    3. JCU road-map for use and Maintenance of quality BIMFM

    Revit to VR via FREE Gaming Engine
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Dominic Martens
    Revit to VR via FREE Gaming Engine
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Dominic Martens
    Visualisation, Model Management, General
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Dominic Martens, IGS Group / UNIFI / John Wardle Architects

    Going from Revit/Rhino/Sketch up/ArchiCAD to Virtual Reality has always been a costly task to get a render quality result, I'm here to show you that with a few free programs it only takes time and knowledge to impress the Client or Boss.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to export your model to Unreal.
    2. Learn how to setup your VR model in Unreal.
    3. Learn how to take your VR model to the next level.

    Revit Case Study - Pioneer River Bridge
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Rod Bernard and Leon Ross
    Revit Case Study - Pioneer River Bridge
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Rod Bernard and Leon Ross
    Infrastructure, Structure
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Rod Bernard, AECOM
    Co-Speaker:
    Leon Ross

    In this talk, we examine one of the bridges (13 in total) from the Mackay Ring Road Project. The 2 span road bridge over the Pioneer River was modelled in Revit 217 and presented some interesting challenges and opportunities.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Working in the linear space, how was this overcome?
    2. Using the civil strings to generate the road surface.
    3. Attributing what is really important and mastering document creation.

    Any Software (Almost), on Any Device (Almost): A Case Study of Virtualisation With BIM: HVE Connexions at Beck Group
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Aaron Maller
    Any Software (Almost), on Any Device (Almost): A Case Study of Virtualisation With BIM: HVE Connexions at Beck Group
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Aaron Maller
    BIM, Business, Strategy and Leadership, General
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Aaron MallerParallax Team, Inc

    This lecture and demonstration will showcase all aspects of the Beck Group’s move to HVE Connexions’ Virtualised desktops, for running BIM platforms: 1. Why was this change necessary? (What were the hardships and challenges they were facing?) 2. What did virtualisation offer that physical desktops did not? (What was the value add?) 3. What potential downsides were/are there? (What are the negatives in the equation?) 4. How does it actually work and perform? (Plus live demos!)

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand the physical requirements for implementing VDI for BIM workstations
    2. Learn the pros and cons of different methods of virtualisation (XenAPP, virtual workstations Client, Remote Desktop, fixed desktops or pooled desktops, resource scaling)
    3. Understand the ROI (real or imagined!?) of converting your company to VDI from workstation class machines

    Real Time Rendering and VR for Revit
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Joe Banks
    Real Time Rendering and VR for Revit
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Joe Banks
    Visualisation, Model Management, Architecture
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Joe Banks, Nettleton Tribe

    Real time rendering is the only way to create a truly immersive 3D environment that a user can explore the virtual world with total freedom of movement, I will show a number of software options to get you from Revit to VR and oculus in as little as 2 clicks.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. See what quality outcome can be achieved using real time rendering engine.
    2. Learn how to get to a VR ready output to enable the use of the oculus and Vive headsets.
    3. Learn how real time rendering engines can be an amazing tool for model review and coordination.

    SSS
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    TBA
    SSS
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    TBA
    TBA
    TBA

    Speaker:
    TBA

    TBA

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. TBA
    2. TBA
    3. TBA

    The Integrated Use of Innovative Technologies for MEP Solutions in Building Construction
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Ian Stewart
    The Integrated Use of Innovative Technologies for MEP Solutions in Building Construction
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Ian Stewart
    Construction and Fabrication, Operations & Maintenance

    Speaker:
    Ian Stewart

    Safety, budget, schedule, space, compliance, coordination and acoustics all provide the Builder and the MEP team a most complex combination of challenges that require effective coordinated solutions. The presentation will provide insightful and anecdotal observations in how the integrated use of innovative technologies (including laser site set-out, BIM for prefab, and RFIDs) can overcome these challenges

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Trimble geo-satellite positioning technology for the use of cast-in supports in lieu of overhead slab drilling (benefiting safety)a
    2. BIM in the development of a coordinated MEP model to assist in multi-service off-site modularisation and prefabrication (benefiting safety and schedule)
    3. RFIDs (benefiting monthly claim validation, whole-of-life asset maintenance management)
    In addition, we’ll examine the overall benefits to the project budget and schedule through ECI on a multi-services discipline basis.

    The Power of Lookup Tables for MEP
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Ryan Lenihan
    The Power of Lookup Tables for MEP
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Ryan Lenihan
    MEP, Model Management, General
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Ryan Lenihan, Arcadis

    Are you an MEP engineer or BIM manager that wants to get a better understanding of Revit lookup tables to build families using custom lookup tables?

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Create custom families that reference lookup tables for automated design.
    2. Use formulas with lookup tables for accurate design.
    3. Explain how using lookup tables improves workflow.

    Developing BIM Strategies between Consultants
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Melanie Tristram and Darren King
    Developing BIM Strategies between Consultants
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Melanie Tristram and Darren King
    General, Architecture, Model Management
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Melanie Tristram, Jasmax
    Co-Speaker:
    Darren King, BECA

    Case study presenting an Engineering School facility - how the Architect and Engineer have worked collaboratively, creating a shared resource to avoid unnecessary rework.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. How to overcome IP issues
    2. How to deal with optioneering
    3. How much information is too much

    GDL - Do You Speak it?
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Lachlan Green
    GDL - Do You Speak it?
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Lachlan Green
    Architecture, Model Management
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Lachlan Green, Fulton Trotter Architects

    Watch and learn simple yet effective GDL scripting to improve modeling and documentation that you can take home to use and apply to your own projects. 1 - Watch and learn how to structure & script simple yet useful objects 2 - Learn how to read simple GDL scripts in order to tweak them. 3 - Gain confidence in scripting your own simple GDL objects & tools.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. TBA
    2. TBA
    3. TBA

    True Parametrics - A How to Guide
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Kristian Bursell
    True Parametrics - A How to Guide
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Kristian Bursell
    Architecture, Model Management
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Kristian Bursell, CADSWIFT Pty Ltd

    Learn the secrets to realising the as yet unattained potential of BIM to create live and bidirectional connections between vast amounts of external data and the model. BIM Content creators have been reduced to producing basic manufactures content and yet GDL has the potential to change the face of BIM.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Learn how to establish a live and bidirectional connection between external data and the model
    2. Learn how to create highly parameteric content in ARCHICAD's GDL
    3. Learn how to expand a single GDL component object into an intelligent and free form system of components in a single GDL object

    Principles of Structural Data Transfer: Autodesk Revit to Structural Analysis Integration
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Rexter Retana
    Principles of Structural Data Transfer: Autodesk Revit to Structural Analysis Integration
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Rexter Retana
    Structure, Model Management, Simulation & Analysis
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Rexter Retana, RSP Architects Planners & Engineers Pte Ltd

    A technical presentation covering the principles and concepts of structural data transfer between common BIM authoring tool i.e. Revit and leading structural analysis software e.g. Robot Structural Analysis, Tekla Structural Designer, ETABS and CSCs Orion and Fastrak to ensure efficient and effective structural analysis integration.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand common mistakes and pitfalls of Revit to structural analysis integration.
    2. Properly model Revit structural elements to ensure successful structural analysis integration.
    3. Understand the principles of structural data transfer by properly mapping Revit structural elements to structural analysis software prior to data exchange.

    LAB: Model-Based Quantification Using CostX: What a BIM-savvy QS Needs to Know
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Keeley Pomeroy
    LAB: Model-Based Quantification Using CostX: What a BIM-savvy QS Needs to Know
    9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Keeley Pomeroy
    Estimation, General, Construction and Fabrication
    Intermediate

    Speaker:
    Keeley Pomeroy, AECOM

    Quantity Surveyors and estimators need to measure the material, labour and plant quantities on a construction project as accurately and quickly as possible. Using CostX we will generate model linked quantity dimension groups via the model mapping function and create a fast cost plan estimate.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Perform graphical and non-graphical model data QA
    2. Create a personalised CostX model map and extract object data quantities
    3. Create a 'live' cost plan based on extracted data

    LAB: 4D Lab (Primavera): Mapping Objects Manually and Automatically (data use)
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    TBA
    LAB: 4D Lab (Primavera): Mapping Objects Manually and Automatically (data use)
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    TBA
    Planning, Construction and Fabrication
    TBC

    Speaker:
    TBA

    TBC

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. TBC
    2. TBC
    3. TBC

    LAB: Lab to Develop Content Cleaning, Standardisation and Enrichment Add-in
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Nik Mulconray
    LAB: Lab to Develop Content Cleaning, Standardisation and Enrichment Add-in
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Nik Mulconray
    Coding, Content and Customisation, Architecture
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Nik Mulconray, Peddle Thorp

    I am going to provide you with a family improvement framework in the form of a customizable add-in. We will setup the necessary add-in files and I will instruct in the skills to setup lists and xml files to store your companies default family properties.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Identify options available through Revit Add-in customization to clean, parameterize and rename your content.
    2. Fine-tune Revit Add-in code to create tools that work within your companies needs to create content.
    3. Learn how to create the different types of enumerations in xml or text documents to automate user data entry into families.

    Easy Revit Model Analysis For Deep Insights!
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Andrew Mehr and Dan Rumery, Chris Tate
    Easy Revit Model Analysis For Deep Insights!
    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Andrew Mehr and Dan Rumery, Chris Tate
    Model Management, Architecture, General
    All Levels

    Speaker:
    Andrew Mehr, BVN
    Co-Speakers:
    Dan Rumery, Chris Tate

    Revit model performance can impact your project team and is dependent on many variables. Workflow strategies, team skill level and BIM requirements to name just a few. Extracting and visualising data allows you to track model performance trends and be proactive about maintenance to maintain a high level of efficiency.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand how to extract information about your Revit model
    2. Learn how to visualise extracted data as a dashboard to gain insights into your Revit model behaviour
    3. Find common issues and define strategies that impact your model and project team performance

    LAB: Everyday Dynamo: Practical Uses for BIM Managers - Part A & B
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Paul Wintour
    LAB: Everyday Dynamo: Practical Uses for BIM Managers - Part A & B
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Paul Wintour
    Coding, Content and Customisation, Model Management, Architecture
    Advanced

    Speaker:
    Paul Wintour, BVN
    Co- Speaker:
    Scott Crichton , BVN

    Learn how to implement Dynamo in to your Revit model for day-to-day maintenance.

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    1. Understand and identify opportunities for Dynamo to be implemented into your day-to-day BIM workflow.
    2. Learn how to maintain your Revit model.
    3. Learn how to harness the power of the Dynamo Package Manager.

    LAB: Get Your 4D Game On: An Introduction To Simulating Construction Over Time
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Ryan Hanlen and Tim Spiteri
    LAB: Get Your 4D Game On: An Introduction To Simulating Construction Over Time
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Ryan Hanlen and Tim Spiteri
    Planning, Construction and Fabrication
    TBC

    Speaker:
    Ryan Hanlen, LOR
    Co-Speaker:
    Tim Spiteri

    Certification Exam 5
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Certification Exam 5
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
     
     


    Certification Exams In collaboration with CADLearning, RTC Events Management is excited to be offering FREE Revit Certification Examinations again. If you would like to boost your career with Revit Certification, you can register to them during the registration process. Please note places are limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis. Make sure you

    Certification Exam 6
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Certification Exam 6
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
     
     


    Certification Exams In collaboration with CADLearning, RTC Events Management is excited to be offering FREE Revit Certification Examinations again. If you would like to boost your career with Revit Certification, you can register to them during the registration process. Please note places are limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis. Make sure you