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UPCOMING EVENTS
Sep
23
Wed
Preparing for the Future in the Building and Infrastructure Industry
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Preparing for the Future in the Building and Infrastructure Industry

We are excited to announce our collaboration with CanBIM and dbNCR for a FREE upcoming virtual event: Preparing for the Future in the Building and Infrastructure Industry.

Learn how digital technologies are being adopted in both Canada and Africa, and how these technologies will impact the future of our industry.

The future of the Building and Infrastructure Industry will face many challenges, from affordability to sustainability. To design and build a future that improves upon these aspects, new skills, technology and methodologies will need to be developed by members of our industry.

CanBIM, BIM Africa and dbNCR present: Preparing for the Future of Work in the Building and Infrastructure Industry. Join our expert presenters and panelists as we explore what it means to work in a rapidly changing industry, and how you can prepare to excel in this transformation.

Register for the free event now!

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.

REGISTER NOW!

NEWS

2020 Call for Volunteers – BIM Africa

In response to the increasing visibility and operations of the initiative, there is a need for enhanced management with presence across sufficient geographic regions of Africa. This is a CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS to participate in the management and operations of the initiative. Active members of the initiative are welcomed to express interest.
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Advancing BIM education across Africa; Zigurat Global Institute of Technology partners with BIM Africa

As part of our collaborative activities with the academic and educational environment, BIM Africa has endorsed a collaboration agreement with Zigurat Global Institute of Technology. The partnership will enable the exchange of educational and informative activities and services, access to the Zigurat’s talent pool and alumni network, and funding of Educational Cooperation Programs.
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