Industry Talk    ANZ15-IN01
Industry Keynote: BIM for Infrastructure - State of the Art
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The presentation looks at key drivers for use of BIM technology in construction, including a series of case studies on Infrastructure projects to demonstrate key uses of BIM as a contractor. An emphasis will be placed on how to establish a use case and to plan the management of information to ensure successful results through adoption of BIM as a project tool. This includes outlines and tips for authors of models to produce a functional product that can be used to enhance productivity in construction. Further demonstration of the end uses of the information on large and complex infrastructure projects to relate the authoring and design process through to construction processes. There is an ever increasing demand on delivery of complex infrastructure in the region and the presentation focuses on delivering BIM throughout the project life cycle to create the softest landing for the next consumer of the information. This includes the establishing a common project structure/language and the importance of culture in the adoption of BIM a technology in construction. Recent key updates in the technology will be highlighted with a focus on the Revit, Civil 3D and Navisworks platforms. This will include a review of where the infrastructure industry is heading with BIM and how to set up for future success.



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