Dec. 7-10, 2009: USA, buildingSMART alliance International Conference

December 7-10, 2009: buildingSMART Alliance International Conference - Washington, DC, Convention Center

This conference, sponsored by the buildingSMART™ alliance – a Council of the National institute of Building Sciences. buildingSMART alliance is the North American chapter of buildingSMART International. The conference focuses on the implementation and standards of information technology (IT) for design and construction. At the conference, you will learn about building information modeling, Industry Foundation Classes (IFCs) and other interoperability efforts. The buildingSMART alliance is the developer of the National Building Information Modeling Standard™. The conference will also feature the Building Information Modeling (BIM) Pavilion, the AEC Interoperability Center, the BIM Aquarium, and a BIMStorm - LIVE! This conference is co-located with several other events to include the NIBS Annual Meeting, FEDCon - a report on US Federal Construction, the National High Performance Building Conference, and the Building Enclosure Technology and Environmental Council (BETEC) Symposium. There is a 20% discount for buildingSMART alliance members.

For details of the sessions visit: http://aececobuild.com/resources/CONFERENCE_AT_A_GLANCE.pdf . Some of the session presentations from last year’s conference are found here . If you have any questions please contact Deke Smith, Executive Director, buildingSMART alliance – [email protected]