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UPCOMING EVENTS
Oct
15
Tue
West Africa Digital Construction 2019 @ Radisson Blu Hotel
Oct 15 – Oct 16 all-day

West Africa is witnessing a healthy period in construction growth supported by robust Government aides for housing
and infrastructure projects. Foreign investors eye Nigeria’s construction market as expenditure hits $2.2 billion.
Architects, Engineers, Contractors (AEC) of the Built environment are realizing the impact Digital Transformation
has on their projects and business in both the short and long term. They believe it is the Need of the Hourto be BIM
compliant and utilize the right tools and systems for their business that will lead to timely, budgeted and efficient
projects – be it an individual or a conglomerate.

The 2-day West Africa: Digital Construction 2019 in Lagos will explore the BIM process and discuss the legacy
systems that need to be replaced to implement advanced technologies and processes to develop skilled professionals for sustainable project life-cycles.

Oct
28
Mon
Real Estate Development Summit 2019 West Africa Edition @ Eko Hotels & Suites
Oct 28 – Oct 29 all-day
Real Estate Development Summit 2019 West Africa Edition @ Eko Hotels & Suites

The Real Estate Development Summit, West Africa Edition is a conclave that converges delegates and solution providers together to find their ideal prospects and meet the requirements while connecting them with the key players in the industry to explore business opportunities and deal-making strategies. The Summit is scheduled to take place on the 28th & 29th October at The Eko Hotels & Suites – Lagos, Nigeria and also aims to create opportunities to all the attendees that benefits them with customizable solutions in varied capacities.

The summit will host delegates from West African regions which includes Nigeria, Ghana, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Saint Helena, Sierra Leone, Togo

BIM Africa would be moderating a panel discussion on “The Impact of Technology in the Changing Game of Real Estate” at the summit.

Nov
5
Tue
The Big 5 Construct Kenya @ Kenyatta International Convention Centre
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm
The Big 5 Construct Kenya @ Kenyatta International Convention Centre

The Big 5 Construct Kenya will include ample opportunities for local construction professionals to network, build relationships and source thousands of products from around the world.

The exhibition is part of the National Construction Week – an initiative by the Kenyan government to develop the construction industry during the first week of November. Co-located with the exhibition is the National Construction Authority’s very own bi-annual conference – ICORCE. Attendees to the conference will enjoy free access to the exhibition along with FREE CPD workshops on all days of the exhibition

NEWS

#BIMTalk: From Level of Development (LOD) to Level of Information Need

In projects requiring ’BIM’ we are often asked to define the ‘LOD’ of objects within Building Information Models. In the Client’s Requirements as well as in the BIM Execution Plan, we need to fill long spreadsheets where objects are classified in different classification systems and a ‘LOD’ is required at each stage.

But are we sure that the ‘LOD’ concept is clear to everybody? Is it always associated to objects? Are we managing it the best way? And most of all, how can we verify and validate it?

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