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Building Information Modelling School

 

The following programme will be delivered online, via Zoom, and we thus expect all candidates to have access to a reliable internet connection.

Monday 7 December: Overview

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
09:00-10:30 Welcome and introductions

Ioannis Brilakis, University of Cambridge, UK

Dimitrios Rovas, University College London, UK

Rafael Sacks, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, IL

10:30-10:50 Break
10:50-12:00  Participant short introductions
12:00-13:00  Lunch break and project session 1

Ying Hong, University of Cambridge, UK

Mahendrini Ariyachandra, University of Cambridge, UK

13:00-14:30  Building Information Modelling: A concise introduction

Rafael Sacks, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, IL

14:30-14:50  Break
14:50-16:20  Developing a BIM model and performing basic queries

James O’Donnell, University College Dublin, IE

 

Tuesday 8 December: BIM Basics I

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
09:00 - 10:30 Introduction to STEP and EXPRESS

Kim JungLocLab Consulting, DE

10:30-10:50  Break
10:50-12:00 Current and upcoming openBIM standards

Thomas Liebich, AEC3, DE

12:00-13:00 Lunch break and project session 2

Ying Hong, University of Cambridge, UK

Mahendrini Ariyachandra, University of Cambridge, UK

13:00-14:30 Working with BIM data: Tools & concepts James O’Donnell, University College Dublin, IE
14:30-14:50 Break
14:50-16:20 Data quality and related Issues: Model-checking, BCF Tutorial

Kim Nyberg, Trimble, FI

 

Wednesday 9 December: BIM Basics II

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
09:00-10:30 Enabling quality information for better value and outcomes

Ross Dentten, Bentley Systems, UK

10:30-10:50 Break
10:50-12:00 BIM tools and parametric modelling Brenden Roche, Bentley Systems, UK
12:00-13:00 Lunch break and project session 3

Ying Hong, University of Cambridge, UK

Mahendrini Ariyachandra, University of Cambridge, UK

13:00-14:30 Interoperability Rafael Sacks, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, IL
14:30-14:50 Break
14:50-16:20 Mixed Reality for BIM and demonstration Kim Nyberg, Trimble, FI

 

Thursday 10 December: Research Methods I

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
09:00-10:30 BIM research challenges roadmap Rafael Sacks, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, IL
10:30-10:50 Break
10:50-12:00 Structuring your research Ioannis Brilakis, University of Cambridge, UK
12:00-13:00 Lunch and project session 4

Ying Hong, University of Cambridge, UK

Mahendrini Ariyachandra, University of Cambridge, UK

13:00-14:30 Defining research questions, objectives and hypotheses Dimitrios Rovas, University College London, UK
14:30-14:50 Break
14:50-16:20 BIM research strategies Timo Hartmann, Technische Universitat Berlin, DE

 

Friday 11 December: Research Methods II

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
09:00-10:30 Managing Research Data Ryan Cronin, University of Cambridge, UK
10:30-10:50 Break
10:50-12:00 Managing and writing your project Ioannis Brilakis, University of Cambridge, UK
12:00-13:00 Lunch and project session 5

Ying Hong, University of Cambridge, UK

Mahendrini Ariyachandra, University of Cambridge, UK

13:00-14:30 Responsible Research & Innovation; Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Ilka MayLocLab Consulting, DE
14:30-14:50 Break
14:50-16:20 BIM project presentations and feedback Adam Locke, Laing O’Rourke, UK

 

 *All listed times are in the GMT time zone. Participants in GMT+2 are encouraged to continue work on their projects before school starts each day. Participants in GMT are encouraged to do the same after school ends each day.