Calgary Regional Session & Technology Exhibition
Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire
255 Barclay Parade SW
T2P 5C2, Canada
BIM All Aboard!
A two day jam packed event. Day one will kick off with a CanBIM Tour and the CanBIM Opening Reception. Day two, in the morning, will host concurrent BIM/VDC workshops. BIM Foundations: develop a fundamental understanding of BIM/ VDC and associated strategies. BIM for Advanced Practitioners: optimize your current BIM/VDC workflow/environment to achieve efficiencies. BIM for Owners: leveraging BIM to address the needs of facility owners and operators and ensuring supplier cooperation.
In the afternoon, attendees will hear from presenters with industry based case studies showcasing projects that address key issues and challenges for all stakeholders. Following these presentations attendees will participate in an open forum panel discussion with industry leaders about the current state of BIMVDC adoption in the Province of Alberta and the future outlook for the province.
Who should attend?
Early Bird Deadline May 26th
Supporting Event Sponsors
Neil J. McFarlane, P.Eng.
Assistant Deputy Minister, Health and Government Facilities Division, Alberta Infrastructure
Neil’s career in project management and construction has spanned almost 40 years with experience in both the public and private sectors; as an Owner, a Contractor, and a project management Consultant. The majority of his experience has been with the Alberta Government on a wide variety of projects using various project delivery methods, including Design-Bid-Build, Construction Management, and Design-Build.
Neil believes strongly that teamwork, collaboration and partnering with industry stakeholders lead to better project results for all participants; and the proper use of the appropriate project delivery method and the right tools, such as BIM, make the collaboration process more effective.
As the Assistant Deputy Minister of Alberta Infrastructure’s Health and Government Facilities Division, which manages projects to accommodate Alberta Government program needs, Neil oversees many major projects as well as providing guidance on selecting the most appropriate project delivery method and procurement process for each project.