Prior to the main conference days (October 27th to 29th) a separate day is allocated on the 26th for the "Accelerating BIM" workshop

The workshop is held in the room CZ 12 of the main lecture hall, please sse the overall program for details.

A registration for the workshop can be done separatley from the conference registration pages of the conference. For reduced fees undergraduate students please contact us.

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Interactive Minutes

Evolving minutes of the Workshop, please feel free to contribute


(password: an open exchange format for building models.. three capital letters)

Workshop program

8:30-9:00 Coffee and registration
9:00-12:30 Morning Session – Theme BIM Education
Welcome and introductions Bill East
“Toward a CIBW078 Building Informatics First Course” Robert Amor
Computer Science Focused Course Robert Amor
Construction Management Focused Course Bill East
3D Design Focused TBD
buildingSMART alliance Task Analysis Raymond Issa (upon arrival)
UK Efforts
Attendee Discussion and Informal Survey Robert Amor
Netherlands Hackathon Report Marc Dankers
IFC4 updates tbd
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-16:30 Afternoon Session – Theme Open Source in Practice
IfcOpenShell Thomas Krijnen
COBie Plugin for bimServer
Floor Plan Generator
Bill East
IFC2RDF tooling Pieter Pauwels
BIMserver update Ruben de Laat
OpenInfra platform Julian Amman
BIM Bots Léon van Berlo
IFC Sketchup plugin Jan Brouwer
16:30 Closing
17:00 Merge with CIB W78 welcome reception and drinks at Zwarte Doos (in walking distance on tde campus)