This interactive, hands-on course introduces basic Building Information Modeling (BIM) and BIM collaboration concepts. At the conclusion of the course attendees will understand the basics of modeling and the concepts needed for successful adoption of a streamlined workflow.
Attendees will learn:
- Basic 3D modeling techniques
- The basics of adopting a streamlined workflow
- Different modes of collaboration across the AEC disciplines and to create document deliverables
- How to utilize the BIM Server which allows instant group collaboration within a single project
Continental breakfast and networking begin at 9am immediately followed by the training session.
About the Presenter: Monte J. Chapin, Business Process Leader, GRAPHISOFT
Monte J. Chapin has over thirty years of professional design experience in the architecture and construction industry, specializing in high-end residential, multi-family, mixed-use and commercial/retail projects. He integrated GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD into professional practice in 1991. Nearly 20 years later, he is continually expanding the potential of BIM - Building Information Modeling - using GRAPHISOFT's renowned BIM solution, ArchiCAD.
Currently, as Business Process Leader at GRAPHISOFT North America, he is engaging new processes of collaborating, coordinating and communicating information and data contained in the 3D geometry of models through interoperability initiatives and exchanges of BIM data using IFC (Industry Foundation Classes).
Since 2001, he has been mentoring and teaching ArchiCAD and BIM processes - providing architects, designers, engineers and builders with the knowledge and solutions necessary to leverage the new paradigm of BIM technology.
Monte joined GRAPHISOFT North America in 2008 to advance the concepts of innovative new processes and workflow using ArchiCAD for design, construction and operations, modeling, simulating and analyzing building performance as integrated systems thinking. He is fostering and promoting a shared vision of new mental models and team learning as AEC companies revise business strategies to integrate BIM technologies and processes into their organizations.