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Building Information Modeling (BIM)


You are invited to attend the GRCC BIM Briefing Session for GC/CM's, Subcontractors and Suppliers, provided by Kal-Blue.
Presenter: Lisa Drago, Autodesk BIM Specialist/Application Engineer, Autodesk Expert Elite

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Revised Date and Shortened Agenda

Briefing Session

GRCC Sneden Hall, Room 108


Briefing Session Agenda
BIM for GC/CM's, Subcontractors & Suppliers Introduction
Opening and Discussion

What BIM Is Not


Misconceptions of BIM

What BIM Is
The Processes of BIM 3D modeling 2D Documentation Virtual Construction

Kal-Blue is a 53 year old company that is founded on providing and servicing advanced solutions to the local construction market. We bring our relationships with industry leading resources to our clients. Our partners, including Autodesk, FM:Systems, Bluebeam, and McGraw Hill Construction, provide Kal-Blue, as well as our clients, with the tools and resources required to be successful in todays evolving construction marketplace. This briefing session will familiarize GC/CM's, Subcontractors and Suppliers with the concepts of BIM (Building Informational Modeling), and will enable you to better compete for upcoming GRCC projects and other local projects. Please enter DeVos Campus/Sneden Hall student parking lot (#20) off Fountain St. (across from Central High School). Parking passes will be provided. http://cms.grcc.edu/sites/default/files/attachments/campus%20map.pdf Cost: No charge Please register for this event at: http://grcc-bimsession.eventbrite.com Prior registrants for the 8/13 event need not re-register for the 9/18 event. Registration deadline: Monday, September 16, 2013; 5:00 p.m.

The Importance of BIM


Communication Visualization ROI Minimizing Errors and Omissions Minimizing RFIs

How Disciplines (Architecture, MEP, and Structure) are utilizing BIM


Revit Software Architecture MEP Structure

Coordination of Disciplines
Navisworks Software Coordination Clash detection Collaboration

The I in BIM
What is the I and how is it being used Where is the Information coming from? Who is inputting the Information?

Delivery Methods
Prints 3D Models Mobile devices

Useful Materials
Silver Partner Architecture, Engineering & Construction Authorized Certification Center Authorized Training Center

Doors open at 11:00 a.m. Session will begin at 12:00 p.m. Light Lunch Provided

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