Vectorworks Architecture Experts to Speak at the AIA's Design DC 2013

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/24/13 11:15 AM  |  2 min read time

We are proud to announce that two of our architectural industry specialists will be leading educational sessions at the AIA’s Design DC, the Washington, DC region’s number one show for anyone involved in the architecture industry. The event brings key specialists and decision makers together for networking, education sessions, tours, and more.

On Wednesday, September 25, Wes Gardner, Assoc. AIA, will address the realm of possibilities available when adopting BIM into your workflow. On Thursday, September 26, catch Rubina Siddiqui, Assoc. AIA, NOMA, for a panel discussion about the technological skills today’s successful architectural professionals must master. Attendees of each session will receive 1.0 AIA | LU.

A Study in Collaborative BIM: Open BIM Workflows
Wednesday, September 25, 7:00 – 8:00 am ET, Room 143 B

Presented by Wes Gardner, Assoc. AIA, Architectural Industry Specialist, Nemetschek Vectorworks

This presentation outlines how organizations can adopt IFC-based standards to achieve streamlined Open BIM workflows. File-sharing methods such as the Reference Model workflow will be presented in conjunction with the role of the BIM manager. The presentation concludes with a hypothetical case study that proves the concept of BIM interoperability.

Transform Your Career Path with Technology
Thursday, September 26, 7:00 – 8:00 am ET, Room 145 B

Presented by Kevin Nigri, AIA, LEED AP, Project Architect at Perkins + Will; Rubina Siddiqui, Assoc. AIA, NOMA, Architectural Industry Specialist, Nemetschek Vectorworks; and Michael Walton, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB, Project Architect at Perkins + Will

This presentation will address the ways that emerging architectural professionals can use technology to convey design ideas and advance their careers. Panelists will discuss how their technology skills helped them gain experience and propel their careers forward, how technology can be used to advance one’s practice and industry standards, whether limited technology skills hinder career progress, and which of today’s technologies are becoming obsolete.

For pricing and registration information, click here.

Topics: AIA, Education, Michael Walton, Rubina Siddiqui, BIM, Design DC, Kevin Nigri, Perkins + Will, Wes Gardner

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