VINCI Construction France (VCF)—the French construction division of VINCI Group (world-first construction and concession company), a general contractor employing 22,000 people in France—started its move to Building Information Modeling (BIM) almost a decade ago, and the path that led VCF to a BIM leadership in the French market has been consolidated project by project. This course will detail the strategy designed by VCF to grow its knowledge, tools, and references in BIM, and we’ll look at how every project has served to consolidate the BIM maturity of the company. We will present some key BIM projects to illustrate some important learning landmarks in the VCF BIM journey. This session features Revit and Navisworks Manage. AIA Approved
- Understand the benefits of designing an enterprise BIM strategy
- Understand how to take advantage of each project to practice and improve the BIM skills of an enterprise
- Understand how to consolidate the lessons learned into an enterprise BIM toolkit
- Understand how to make it happen
Jean-Baptiste Valette is currently the BIM Director of VINCI Construction France, the French part of the biggest construction and concession group in the World : VINCI. His job is to lead the central BIM/VDC department that manage BIM on big projects and conduct the BIM transformation of all its french market subsidiaries and help others. His team also ensures the R&D and the development of tools and processes regarding BIM through the update and improvement of the BlueBIM Toolbox. JBV is a civil engineer that have helped VINCI to be a pioneer at BIM through R&D projects before creating and leading the corporate BIM department. His work has been referred in several articles, interviews or awards (Silver BIM awards in 2014 and 2015 and 2017, Tekla BIM Awards in 2014, Vinci Innovation awards 2013 and 2017). JBV also is a frequent guest at BIM conferences and events in France and he is also a lecturer in AEC universities. He previously has presented the BIM class ”Consolidate and Improve your BIM Maturity on each project” at AU2016 and AU2017 with Daphné DUREISSEIX.