Saskatchewan

October 25-26

1130 Idylwyld Drive North 

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

S7K 3R5 

Early Bird Deadline September 21

Digitizing Saskatchewan's Built Environment: The Role of BIM 

Join us and discover how Building Information Modeling (BIM) is used within the local Saskatchewan community. Be part of the discussions as we look at benefits of BIM and some of its obstacles including: 

 

  • What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of BIM as an Owner?...Architect?...Consultant?...Builder? 

  • What are some BIM processes and workflows for all stakeholders? 

  • Does using Revit mean you are BIM-ing? 

  • What does BIM really mean for you in the industry? 

Planning Team

Dan Bechard

Academic Chair, Engineering Technologies School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing School of Natural Resources and Built Environment

I have a keen interest on the Impact of BIM Technology in the AECOO industry and how Saskatchewan Polytechnic can support public and private companies.  Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides high-quality graduates who are prepared for the challenges that industry exposes them to.  I provide leadership and support multiple programs within the Schools of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing and Natural Resources and Built Environment at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.  Programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic that are influenced by BIM technology and digital collaboration include Architectural Technologies, CAD/CAM Engineering Technologies, Civil Engineering Technologies, Electrical Engineering Technology, Engineering Design and Drafting Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology and Mining Engineering Technology.

Kelly-Robyn Bellamy

Architectural Technologist/CAD System Administrator, aodbt architecture + interior design

Architectural Technologist working at adobt, an architecture + interior design firm that provides a full complement of quality Architectural and Interior Design services to a wide variety of private, public, and non-profit clients in Saskatchewan and across Western Canada.

Weston Dennis

Architectural Technologist, pmgm architecture ltd.

Bio Coming Soon!

Peggy Junek

Senior Technologist, ALFA Engineering Ltd

Peggy is a Senior Technologist with ALFA Engineering Ltd. in Regina, SK. In the 22 years with ALFA Engineering she has worked on a variety of commercial, educational, institutional and residential projects. During Peggy’s time at ALFA Engineering Ltd. she introduced AutoCAD and Revit into their workflows. She excited to be working with BIM technology and its adaptation in the province. Peggy is a member of AUGI, SASTT and rBIMc.

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 the Treasurer and Board of Director member 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 for 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.

Geraldine Rayner

Director, Summit BIM

Geraldine has 30 years of experience in the AEC industry as both principal and project manager/architect utilizing a variety of software solutions to deliver projects and, in particular, overseeing the use of Revit and Navisworks within a BIM environment. Applying her BIM project management expertise, Geraldine is passionate about working with owners, operators, contractors and designers to ensure that this new process–employing database software–is implemented effectively for the benefit of all parties to the construction process. She is a firm believer in working in a collaborative manner, her ultimate goal being to deliver owners and operators a comprehensive, data-rich digital record of their facilities.

Steve Schiml

Mechanical Engineering Technician, Daniels Wingerak Engineering

Mr. Schiml has 9 years in the Mechanical HVAC drafting and design field. Since joining Daniels Wingerak Engineering LTD. in 2009, Mr Schiml has been influential on how the firm has adopted Revit and Building Information Modeling into its design practice, helping set DWEL as a leader in the BIM industry. Mr. Schiml has many different roles within Daniels Wingerak Engineering. He has become proficient in many skills including drafting, modeling, building heating, cooling, and ventilation load calculations, equipment selection, shop drawing review, and construction administration. Mr. Schiml is one of the leaders of the Saskatoon chapter of SaskBIM, where he and the group help the consulting industry implement and fully utilize the BIM process from design through construction and building management.

Chad Strecker

Design Technologist, Associated Engineering

Chad is the chair of Associated Engineering’s 3D/BIM Discipline Interest Group. As a part of this group, he develops content, workflows, and templates for the implementation of 3D/BIM solutions. He is also a Project Manager and Senior Design Technologist in Associated Engineering’s Regina office. His 16 years of experience have been primarily involved in the design, drafting, modeling, contract administration and project management of water and wastewater distribution and treatment, bridge, and institutional, industrial, and commercial building projects.

Aubrey Tucker

Associate, Innovative Technology Developer, Stantec

Aubrey Tucker is an Innovative Technology Developer for Stantec, across architecture and engineering business lines. He is an Enabler, Technologist, International BIM Speaker, University Lecturer & Revit Expert with an extensive career with skyscrapers, hospitals, education, airports and technology. Aubrey's interests are in great Design, Art, Parametric Modeling, Computational Design, Rapid Prototyping, Digital Fabrication, Virtual Reality/Full Immersion hardware & software, 4D - 5D construction modeling/accountability and all the technology required to process these concepts. Aubrey's overarching goal is to utilize the latest in hardware, software and digital paradigms to create smart work within the built environment.

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