BIM for the Small Firm, Minneapolis
Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CDT)
Earn 1 AIA CES and 1 ALA CE
Enjoy a light lunch networking reception from 12-12:30pm, followed by the main presentation.
Join us at The Marquette Hotel - Parking is Free!
BIM is an affordable, effective and efficient tool for small firms to optimize design processes, communicate ideas, streamline documentation, and sell your designs through elegant visualization.
This workshop will allow participants to gain personal experience utilizing BIM technology in a real-world application. Participants will see the benefits of BIM first-hand and learn how the technology is positioning small firms to be more competitive, productive and profitable.
The learning objectives for this session are:
- Identify the specific benefits of a BIM-enabled process for small firms.
- Discover first-hand how a BIM workflow can act as a catalyst for creating a collaborative approach to sustainable design on projects of all sizes.
- Learn how to leverage the model for more effective communication.
- Learn how your practice can implement BIM in a way that meets your specific needs and goals.
Presented by Ransom Ratcliff, GRAPHISOFT BIM Consultant
Ransom Ratcliff works for GRAPHISOFT as a BIM Consultant and trainer. Between 2007 and 2012, he was a BIM Manager at HDR in Atlanta Georgia and Bethesda Maryland. As a global resource for HDR, his technical expertise and 17 years of Virtual Building experience was leveraged as an internal consultant on issues ranging from initial contract negotiation to cross-office collaboration and BIM workflow development. More than half of Ransom's responsibilities were billable to BIM projects that range from 100,000 to 1 million square feet.
He is an Autodesk Certified Professional on Revit Architecture 2014 and a GRAPHISOFT Registered Consultant who has used ArchiCAD since 1995.
When & Where
GRAPHISOFT North America