Nemetschek Vectorworks' Jeffrey Ouellette Speaks at Second China BIM Forum

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/4/13 9:54 AM  |  2 min read time

Last month, one of our architect product specialists, Jeffrey Ouellette, was invited by the China Institute of Building Standard Design & Research to speak at the Second China BIM Forum and the Foundation Ceremony of buildingSMART China in Beijing. Ouellette serves as deputy chair of the buildingSMART International Implementation Support Group, and at this event he gave a presentation on the content and development of the National BIM Standard – U.S.™.

Architect Product Specialist Jeff Ouellette presents at the Second China BIM Forum

The conference was supported by the China Survey and Design Association, Standards Design Branch; China Real Estate Research Residential Facilities Committee; and China Energy Conservation Association, Architectural Shading and Professional Committee. Sponsors included Huasiwei Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing; and Beijing Jianyi Investment Development (Group) Co., Ltd.

Attendees included members of buildingSMART China, a compilation team representing national BIM standards from around the world, real estate companies, construction companies, design firms, and research and education organizations. In addition to Ouellette's presentation, session topics included "Chinese BIM Standards," "BIM Standards in Japan," "The Role of buildingSMART UK," and "Lifecycle Application of BIM Technology."

Some participants in the China BIM Forum (L-R): Wenbin Luo, CIBSDR; Xiaoquan Wei, Beijing Jianyi Investment & Development (Group) Co., LTD.; Zhiliang Ma, Tsinghua University; Moses Scott, Callison China; Ming Zhang, Beijing Jianyi Investment & Development (Group) Co., LTD.; Jeffrey W. Ouellette, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.; Christopher Groome, buildingSMART International; Ying Sun, President of CIBSDR; Yinquan Yu, Chairman of buildingSMART China; Yoshinobu Adachi, SECOM LTD.; Lai Wei, CIBSDR; Chengyong Gao, Shanghai Xian Dai Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

"Jeff's superb presentation was a great boost for Open BIM advocacy in China," said Mavis Wong, operations manager at Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited, our distributor in China. "The importance of adopting interoperable workflows was proven once again by a great lineup of hosts, presenters, and guests at the conference."

Topics: buildingSMART International, China Survey and Design Association, Education, Jeffrey Ouellette, Second China BIM Forum, Beijing Jianyi Investment Development (Group) Co., BIM, buildingSMART China, China Energy Conservation Association, China Institute of Building Standard Design &, China Real Estate Research Residential Facilities, Huasiwei Technology Co.

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