Are you coming to North America?

If you’re feeling the BILT blues and don’t think you’ll be able to wait until May next year for your BILT fix, or if you’re looking for an excuse for a holiday, make sure you check out our upcoming Events in North America, which this year is being held at the beautiful Union Station Hotel in St Louis, Missouri.

In addition, ticket’s for this year’s BILT NA will also give you access to our sister event, the Building Content Summit, an event designed to facilitate discussions around best practices for building content and manufacturers content. These sessions will run concurrent to BILT NA on the Thursday and Friday and means you’ll get access to two events and a wider variety of classes, for the price of one.

We’re also running a social media competition where you can win 1 of 3 full delegate passes to the event. All you have to do is share via social media! Access the competition here

To give you taste of the types of classes you can attend, see below a short-list of our most popular and close to sold out sessions! So  Register ASAP to ensure you’re able to select your first preference of classes.

Day 1

1.2 LAB: Filling the Gap Between 2D and 3D (LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE) Kelvin Tam, DP Architects This Lab is designed to help you understand the gap between traditional 2D graphic representation and 3D model families particularly when it comes to certain elements such as ramps, escalators and elevators.
1.3 How to Ensure Revit Family Stability Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting With both his sessions in the top 10 list for BILT ANZ, This session will discuss essentials of family creation along with tips to gain a deeper understanding of the nuances for making families stable.
1.4 The BIM Challenge: A Gamified Framework for Learning Chiara C. Rizzarda, Strategie Digitali Transitioning from a traditional workflow to a BIM process is all about identifying problems and making the right choices. This class will see you discover how to deal with training in a way that goes beyong the classroom and into the practice.
Code  Blue, Dr. Revit! How to Resuscitate Corrupt Revit Models Nauman Mysorewala, GBBN Architects This course is designed to show you how to triage & resuscitate a corrupt Revit model. Leverage parsing Journal and SLOG files for diagnosis. Learn best practices to minimize file corruption.
1.5 LAB: Revit Fabrication Parts, From Design to Spooling Lab (LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE) Ralph Schoch, Victaulic  One of our top 10 sessions from BILT ASIA, Learn the advantages in taking a Revit design model thru to fabrication spools, exemplifying the advantages of using a singular model.

Day 2

2.2 Advance Steel and Revit, a Seamless Workflow (LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE) David Cohn, 4D Technologies This session looks at the bi-directional interoperability between Revit and Advance Steel, which enables users to leverage the data in their BIM models to create a seamless steel fabrication workflow.
2.3 Lab: Adapt or Die, Clever Ways to Exploit Adaptive Components for Everyday Design (LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE) Claudio Antisari, Strategie Digitali Revit Adaptive Components are a powerful tool and sometimes the answer to all those “this cannot be done in Revit” gibberish. This lab will aim to highlight the key concepts you really need to master to understand their behavior in Revit and also with tools like Flux, Dinamo, Grassopper.
2.4 Back to Reality: From Scan to Model to VR Paul Aubin, Paul F. Aubin Consulting Services, Inc. This session explores the use of lidar and photogrammetry to capture and compile point clouds, mesh models, Revit models and virtual reality experiences documenting the ancient italian city, Volterra’s. priceless treasures.
2.5 When to Leverage Design Models and When Not to for Construction Aaron Maller, Parallax Team In this real project case study, we will look at ways and techniques Contractors and Builders can “review and audit” design team models, and decide if they can be used or salvaged, or if they need to be rebuilt and validated from the ground up. We will look at specific *gotchas* from Design Models, how to identify what you can rely on and what you can’t, and discuss what that means for all of the parties (subcontractors) that are “downstream” of the Design Team.

Day 3

3.1 Panel: Coordination Between Disciplines Laura Keyser, HH Architecture Coordination and collaboration between disciplines is touted as a benefit of BIM. However, once past the marketing pitch, the realities of coordination in BIM are not neat and tidy. This panel, led by representatives in different disciplines will discuss tools and workflows to enhance the possibilities of coordination with BIM.
3.2 Roundtable: Drafters or Engineers? Structural Revit Model or Analytical Model? Who Should Model What? Marcello Sgambelluri, JAMA After his first session sold out, this session is being repeated for any that missed out, but hurry as there are limited seats left!
3.3 Get the Most Out of Your Detail Components and Details Jesse Mickle, Neumann Monson Architects Standard firm details, keynotes, detail components with extensive parameters, and standard line types from firm standards. We’ll walk through a process that was done to set up parametric detail components that align with firm standards to quickly create intelligent details no matter the project.
3.4 The Future of Organizational Change Management and BIM Susan Brattberg, Global eTraining In this session, learn the basics of managing technological change in the AEC industry context


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