Education & Research Committee
Statement of Purpose
The Education and Research Committee focuses on exploring and understanding how BIM is best implemented within the AECOO industries while also understanding the connection between Education and Industry.
Surveying the current courses related to BIM in Canadian universities and technical colleges, and learning from the experiences of the US and other countries.
Addressing the challenges of systematically introducing BIM in undergraduate and graduate curricula (design, construction and FM related courses).
Considering the benefits of BIM for supporting integrated life cycle management and sustainability issues.
Linking education with AECOO industry needs (interoperability and data sharing).