4th Qatar BIM User Day – BIM Policy

Ibn Khaldoon Hall, Qatar University, Doha – Qatar (24th of February 2014)

Topic of the Day: ‘BIM Policy – One industry, one language’

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08:00 Registration, open exchange, refreshments
08:30 Dr. Rashid Alammari, Dean of the College of Engineering | Qatar University
Welcome | Opening Address
08:40 Students | Qatar University
BIM Policy – One industry, one language

  • Introduction to the BIM User Day
  • A construction site office in Qatar… the story continues!
08:55 Casey D. Rutland, Associate Director | Arup Associates
Collaboration or Co-operation – what is a common language?

  • What is a common BIM language?
  • Major aspects of BIM Policy
  • Challenges of a ‘One language’ approach
  • Industry / government expectation vs. practical deliverability
09:15 Mark Baldwin, BIM Consultant | BuildingSMART International
National BIM standards at a glance

  • National, associational and organisational standards and guides
  • Common themes and methodology
  • BuildingSMART initiative to review all major BIM Guides
  • Methodologies for developing new guides and standards
09:45 Owen Delaney, Senior Associate | Charles Russell LLP
BIM Policy and the Law

  • BIM Policy from a legal lense
  • BIM in Construction Contracts
  • The future of BIM, legally speaking
10:00 Prof. Nashwan Dawood, Director of Technology Futures Insititute | Teesside University
BIM protocols for Qatar construction industry

  • Key facts about the research project
  • Objectives and execution strategy
  • Results dissemination plan
10:30 Speaker Group 1 – Shared Q&A session
10:45 Break: Open Exchange | Refreshments
11:15 Christoph Weber, Member of the Board | HOCHTIEF ViCon Qatar
Overview: BIM in Project Contracts in Qatar

  • Contractual roles and responsibilities regarding BIM
  • BIM Specification Documents
  • Definition of Modeling Scope
11:30  Syed Shareeful Mubeen, Projects Manager | Business Operations Department, QU
Case study: BIM implementation strategy for Qatar University ‘New College of Engineering’ Construction

  • QU college of engineering project brief
  • Need for BIM and its policies & standardization
  • Project use of 4D and 5D simulations
  • BIM workflows (advantages) and stakeholders communication.
  • QU future strategies related to BIM implementation & FM (6D)
11:50 Amine Touati, BIM Specialist | Astad Project Management
Standards for handing over information to clients – COBie

  • COBie – Data exchange standard for facility management
  • BIM As-Built requirements and strategy for project handover
  • Using COBie and Omniclass for Lifecycle BIM
  • Project case study: Qatar Education City (EC)
12:05 Speaker Group 2 – Shared Q&A session
12:20 Break: Lunch | Open exchange | Prayer Time
01:30 Sam Collard, Technical Director | BIM Academy, Northumbria University
BIM solutions and strategies that you can deploy today

  • Lessons Learned from the international markets in BIM
  • Strategic deployment of BIM
  • BIM Execution Plan
  • Modelling guidelines & processes
  • Benefits and strategy for implementation in projects
14:00 Vivek C. Kale, Industry Consultant | Bentley Building
The ‘i’ in BIM: How much is too much?

  • LOD: Level of development or Level of Detail
  • Established international LOD definitions
  • Model types as deliverables
  • Describing the content of model types – best practice
14:20 Nasser Rashid E R Al-Kuwari, Head of Engineering Information Section | Ashghal
Case study: BIM implementation strategy within Ashghal

  • BIM project standards and requirements
  • Tender process, BIM execution and handover
  • Ashghal BIM road-map and futuristic vision
14:50 Rene Schumann, Managing Director | HOCHTIEF ViCon Qatar
Market Outlook

  • Review of current market situation
  • Outlook on Qatar’s BIM future
  • Summary of the day
15:05 Speaker Group 3 – Shared Q&A session
15:20 15:30 Notices, closing remarks


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