Taking Collaboration and Teaming to the Next Level with BIM
CONTENT EXPIRES: December 31, 2022
The success of design-build depends on the ability of the project team to effectively communicate and collaborate. BIM strengthens the links in the design-build chain, and new BIM technologies and ideas are being developed daily. This session will help place you on the leading edge of using BIM for optimal project success.
Will F. Ikerd II, P.E.
Principal, IKERD Consulting, LLC
Mr. Will Ikerd, P.E. (TX) is principal at IKERD, a firm that specializes in consulting for attorneys, owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, and trade contractors. The firm focuses in the areas of engineering, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM). He serves as an expert consultant in design and construction litigation cases involving BIM and VDC processes. Mr. Ikerd is on the board of directors of the BIMForum and has served on Level Of Development (LOD) Specification since its inception. He is noted as the originally authored the LOD 350 definition in 2009 that as ratified in the 2013 specification. Additionally, he chairs the BIMForum BIM Execution Plans (BxP) taskforce and Reality Capture Taskforce. He has won the “Best Speaker” award twice from the International Structures Congress, Structural Engineering Magazine’s “Top 10 Leaders in Structural Engineering”, Glass Magazine’s, “Top 30 under 40”, and Building Design & Construction’s “Top 40 Under 40”. He graduated with his bachelor’s in civil engineering and masters in structural engineering in the mid-nineties from Washington University in St. Louis with a focus on 3D parametric modeling. Email: info@IKERD.com | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wikerd/
Principal, ADEPT Projet Delivery, LLC
Jan Reinhardt is a Founder and Principal at ADEPT Project Delivery LLC. His professional interests are at the intersection of engineering, construction management and computer science. His work is trying to advance the Architecture Engineering Construction and Owner (ACE/O) industry by leveraging the power of Building Information Models, Virtual Design and Construction and computer science in the design, build, operate process. Jan Reinhardt has been involved in large- and small-scale projects throughout the world. In addition to his construction project centric work he is also developing and running the collaboration platform Digital Exchange Server (DES). Jan Reinhardt is current president of the BIMForum (www.bimforum.org). He holds a Masters degree in Structural Engineering (Dresden University of Technology) and a PhD in Computer Aided Engineering and Management (Carnegie Mellon University).