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BIMsiNZ - February Event

  • Ara Institute of Christchurch D Block Lecture Theatre, 130 Madras Street Christchurch (map)

Attendance is FREE. Food and drinks will be provided but pre-event registration is essential.

All attendees are required to register prior to the day of the event.

Event Programme:

5:30pm - Doors open / networking
6:00pm - Welcome and Introduction – Glenn Jowett
6:05pm - Presentations

Presentation 1 - BIM Successful Outcomes by Simon Mobley, asBUILT LTD (Event Sponsors)

Fabrication from BIM: An overview of the software workflows of MEP ductwork models to automated ductwork fabrication.
Seismic and BIM: Seismic bracing for building services – NZS 4219! How construction phase models are being used to design and detail bracing requirements.
Scan 2 BIM: Large scale model production from high definition laser scanning and processed point cloud data, an example project from site based reality capture, large data set handling to model handover.

About the speaker: Simon Mobley

asBUILT is a professional service company specialising in the creation and management of information relating to the build environment. Services provided by ‘asBUILT Survey’, ‘asBUILT BIM’ and ‘asBUILT Vault’ ensure that we can provide and advise our clients through all phases of their Asset Conception, Creation, and Management. Our mantra is to enable new workflows that provide efficiency, excellence and certainty of outcome.

Presentation 2 - iConstruct (event sponsors) Case Study - Nick Tanner, Jacobsen Construction:

An overview of a 3D MEPF Coordination workflow focused on communication, collaboration and efficiency. Customization and personalizing software to suit our specific needs is where our focus lies.

Templates, plug-ins, and Training are a continual focus to streamline setup for teams on each project. Software and processes presented will cover Revit, RTV Tools for Revit, Navisworks, iConstruct for Navisworks, Microsoft OneNote, #Slack, and AutoTask. A case study of a Health Care project with tips and tricks will be shared.

About the speaker: Nick Tanner

Nick Tanner, a Virtual Design and Construction Specialist has been with Jacobsen Construction in Salt Lake City, UT USA for 5 years. Nick holds a Masters of Architecture from University of Utah, is an active participant in the local BIM community in Salt Lake City, and has attended Autodesk University for 4 times. The Jacobsen Construction VDC department consists of 4 people and coordinated over 1 million sq ft (92,900 sq meters) in 2016.

Jacobsen Construction is a ENR top 200 general contractor and is an employee-owned company that has been in business for 95 years. Their 700+ employee company focuses on projects in the Healthcare, Higher Education, Public, and Religious Sectors with multiple awards and winner of Best of State for 3 years.

7:00pm - BILT ANZ Golden Ticket Giveaway

RTC Events are giving away a an all expenses paid trip to BILT ANZ 2017 in Adelaide on the 25th to the 27th of May. This price will be won by a member of either BIMAK, BIMWell or BIMsiNZ. Don't miss out on this opportunity to attend Australasias leading BIM conference for FREE.

Further information about BILT can be found here

7:20pm - Open floor discussion

Depending on time constraints, it is proposed to have an Open Floor Discussion, like we have done previously, for anyone to come forward with any issues they would like to discuss and to problem solve.

If any of these discussion topics are of a complex nature, then please e-mail them through to the BIMsinz Committee before the meeting at

7:30pm - Meeting Close

7:30pm onwards -  Winnie Bagoes for networking with drinks sponsored by asBUILT and iConstruct

Earlier Event: November 24
BIM AK - November Event
Later Event: February 22
BIM.well - February Event