June 13-14, 2018

Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire

255 Barclay Parade SW

Calgary, Alberta

T2P 5C2

Early Bird Deadline May 14

Owners +AEC Executives + BIM = New Business

As technology evolves, workflows and delivery methods are changing the way we do business.  Owners are progressively understanding the benefits of adopting BIM and are creating a new business vision and strategies, resulting in a shift, which will require the design team, contractors and trades to integrate data and digital information with their deliverables. Doing so will add value to the planning-design-construction-operation process resulting in valuable business opportunities and strategies to all stakeholders.  With all this potential, there are many challenges still to address,  such as financial, contractual and legal matters among others. Our Calgary Regional Session will address these challenges through a series presentations and panel discussions.

Calgary Planning Team

Juan Lepe

Senior Architect & BIM Specialist, Zeidler Architecture

Juan Lepe is a certified CanBIM Professional and LEED AP architect. Originally from Mexico, Juan ran his own architecture practice in Mexico until immigrating to Canada in 1997. He became a certified architect in the province of Alberta in 2008 and has since worked on many projects such as Rogers Place. Juan is actively involved with BIM organizations, and enjoys collaborating and supporting the advocacy to BIM technology.

Martin Neault

BIM Manager, Zeidler Architecture

Martin is the BIM Manager for Zeidler Architecture.  He is CanBIM  Certified BIM Professional (CP) and he has over twenty six years of experience in CAD and BIM Management in Cultural, Education, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Mixed Use, Office, Recreational, Residential and Transportation projects.  Over the past decade, Martin has developed extensive and practical BIM Management expertise working with large architectural projects incorporating BIM planning, implementation, coordination, leadership, training, education, support and problem solving.  He is an active member of the Canada BIM Council (CanBIM), Calgary BIM Community (cBIMc) and the Dynamo User Group of Calgary.

Bruce McCallum

CanBIM Vice-President & Principal, NEXT Architecture

Bruce is a LEED accredited professional, with over 10 years experience in the industry, many of which were spent in BIM management within the architectural and engineering industry. Bruce is passionate about facilitating the adoption of BIM at all project stages through smarter integration of all disciplines.

Bill Moore

Board Member, BuildingSMART International

Bill is an active contributor to international, national and regional Building Information Modeling (BIM) committees and organizations. Bill sits as a Board of Director and Treasurer for buildingSMART International, is the Chair and member of the Executive Committee for the Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC)/buildingSMART Canada, represents the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of Canada (ACEC) as a member of the IBC Steering Committee, serves on the buildingSMART Canada Operations Committee, is a member of the Consulting Engineers of Alberta’s BIM Task Force, and is the chairman and founder of the Calgary BIM Community. Throughout his more than 30-year career, Bill has been innovating, leveraging and implementing disruptive technology (including BIM) within the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry within large & mid-sized firms. Bill currently serves as the Technical Services Production Manager for Associated Engineering, where he is responsible for advancing processes and practices related to the delivery of design services that support strategic business objectives through the innovation, implementation and maintenance of corporate design technology. Bill’s responsibilities include providing project centric technology consultation for clients, sub-consultants and staff aimed at identifying pertinent technologies, objectives and strategies related to project delivery.

Carl Storms

Solutions Consultant, IMAGINiT Technologies

Drawing on his nearly 20 years of experience in architecture, engineering and construction, Carl provides a practical and well-rounded understanding of building information modeling (BIM) to clients. He’s worked in residential and commercial architecture, as well as construction and has over five years of teaching experience at the collegiate and industry level. Beyond that, he’s also done a bit of sales and marketing which aid him in providing the business case for BIM to clients as well as helping them make the most of their collaboration, coordination and design tools and processes.

Through implementations, instruction, mentoring, seminar presentations, whitepapers and more, Carl assists clients with the adoption of design technology and BIM processes. As someone who truly enjoys the process of building information modeling, Carl spreads his love of all things BIM via Twitter @theBIMsider, and his Blog

Carl can also be heard as the co-host of the Simply Complex Podcast - AEC Conference & User Group Edition with Marcello Sgambelluri, or co-hosting BluePrints Podcast with Bill Debevc and Carol Hagen

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