3rd Qatar BIM User Day - Establishing International BIM Certification System

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Speaker: Prof. Nashwan Dawood – Teesside University

- BIM Academies
- International institutions with BIM curricula
- BIM integration in construction curricula


About the Qatar BIM User Day:

Qatar University, HOCHTIEF ViCon and Teesside University proudly take the initiative to facilitate modern and innovative methods in the Gulf construction industry. The focus is Building Information Modeling (BIM), and our aim is to establish a knowledge platform with government, research and industry experts. The User Day aims to help people to share knowledge, discuss new technologies, and identify new potentials for BIM.

More information: www.bimuserday.com
Follow BUD on Twitter @bimuserday

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3rd Qatar BIM User Day - Establishing International BIM Certification System

  1. 1. 1Prof. Nashwan DawoodEstablishing International BIMCertification SystemProf. Nashwan DawoodProfessor, Teesside University
  2. 2. 2Prof. Nashwan DawoodRequired Know-How for BIMProfessionals• Work-flow and supply chain, WLC information flow.• Contracts strategies and legal issues• Construction processes and requirements for informationat each stage.• Technical expertise (BIM authoring tools, integration, BIMdatabases, BIM libraries)• BIM protocols (proper definitions of objects andcommunication standards)• LOD need for 3D models at every stage of the constructionstages and processes• Change management and the role of BIM in facilitatingthis.
  3. 3. 3Prof. Nashwan DawoodWhere to acquire BIM expertise• On the job training (mainly skills and industrypractices)• University education (mainly knowledge)• Research associates working on R&D projectsrelated to BIM.• Training courses credited by professionalinstitutions.• BIM acadamies
  4. 4. 4Prof. Nashwan DawoodBIM Academies• Strategic alliancebetween industry andacademia• Deliver educationaland training coursesto industry• Collaborative R&Dprojects• Involve students withreal life projects
  5. 5. 5Prof. Nashwan DawoodEnabled by UK BIM Task Group
  6. 6. 6Prof. Nashwan DawoodInternational views on educationinstitutions with BIM curricula• A wide range of BIM courses are being offeredby universities around the world (UK, EU,USA,Austria)• Up-skilling of staff to support of desiredlearning outcome• Keeping pace within the technical developmentof BIM• Internalisation and integrated framework forBIM education• Teaming up of academic, institutions andindustry to deliver credited BIM courses.
  7. 7. 7Prof. Nashwan DawoodIntegrating BIM into the constructioneducation curriculum• The formation of BIM Academic Forum in collaboration withBIM academy and CIC (UK)
  8. 8. 8Prof. Nashwan DawoodConclusions• A wide range of knowledge and skills are neededfor BIM professionals (process, technical and legalissues).• Work place, universities, BIM academies andcredited training courses are main sources skillsand knowledge.• Research work and developments are currentlytaken place to develop international BIMcurricula to enable a rapid industry BIM adoption

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