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Oct
5
Mon
BIMHarambee.Africa 2020
Oct 5 – Oct 30 all-day
BIMHarambee.Africa 2020

In April 2020, with Covid19 keeping us confined to our homes, a conversation between two BIM Communities, one based in Johannesburg, South Africa and the other in Lagos, Nigeria, took place.

With the plethora of online BIM events that erupted, a question was asked. Where was Africa? Why was her voice not included? And so a seed was sown which led to the birth of BIMHarambee.Africa.

A conference by Africans, for Africa to showcase and promote her own people – their skills, their knowledge, their passion, their commitment to seeing BIM take its rightful place in her development. In the words of the poet June Jordan, “We are the ones we have been waiting for.”

Welcome to BIMHarambee.Africa – a proudly African endeavour which seeks to bring all BIM practitioners – novice, expert, master – together to pool our individual drops into an overflow which Raises the BIM Tide across Africa. We will hear from these passionate individuals as they share their knowledge with you. And we hope you will lend them your curiosity, your time, your open hearts and ears. We will engage with each other, we will learn together, make friends and form new networks and alliances. BIMHarambee.Africa will sow the seed for future collaborations and advance BIM adoption in Africa.

BIMHarambee.Africa is not an online conference. It is a groundswell, a clarion call. Thank you for joining us.

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Oct
18
Mon
BIMHarambee.Africa 2021
Oct 18 – Oct 22 all-day
BIMHarambee.Africa 2021

This year’s event from 18 to 22 October focuses on BIM in 2030 and its role in Smart Cities.

Our presentations cover an introduction to Smart Cities, how to harness big data analytics and how to reduce rework through planning. We also tackle the role of 6D BIM, look at how BIM, GIS and digital twins feed into city information modelling and the new 3D of data-driven design.

We also have case studies that give insight on 10 years of BIM experience in Morocco and how BIM and GIS integrated in a 250sq km modelling project.

And then we have 2 learning sessions that explore BIM workflows for a medium size project and a French session on how Navisworks can enable savings on time and money.

Our 3 live Panel Discussions tackle the role of BIM in Smart Cities, how we can get existing buildings smart city ready and, most importantly, ask how ready we are for BIM in Africa by 2030.

It’s an opportunity to see what our African brothers and sisters in BIM are doing, to gain knowledge and be inspired. And to participate in the conversations that are shaping BIM’s role in Africa.

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