AU 2017 – The Shortlisted

Of course it’s still possible that some of these speakers forfait their presence and I’m not completely sure that what you can sneak-peak here is the complete list, but here’s what apparently was selected among the classes I found interesting the last time we talked about it. First of all, I am super-excited to tell […]

Of course it’s still possible that some of these speakers forfait their presence and I’m not completely sure that what you can sneak-peak here is the complete list, but here’s what apparently was selected among the classes I found interesting the last time we talked about it.

First of all, I am super-excited to tell you that…

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…the most tricky and unconventional of the few classes we proposed this year was selected!

We are still tweaking details about this one, but I can promise you it’s going to be the class about education you really weren’t expecting.


 

Aside from that, how did it go?

1. Model Management and BIM coordination Classes: 2 out of 8

  • Dr. Revit MD: Model Doctor;
  • Family Myths: Debunking Common Misconceptions About Good Revit Content;
  • Herding Kittens: Advanced BIM Coordination Techniques in your Construction Projects by Matthew Stachoni;
  • Agile/Scrum Methodology Applied to a BIM Construction Coordination;
  • Revit Stethoscope: a Dashboard for Collaborative BIM Management;
  • I’m a Model What?;
  • Code Blue, Dr. Revit! – How to Resuscitate Corrupt Revit Models by Nauman Mysorewala;
  • Manage your Revit Model with Dynamo.

2. Virtual and Augmented Reality: 4 out of 8

  • Holodeck – Virtual Reality for the Construction Industry by Lejla Secerbegovic;
  • Power up your Stingray projects! Create smooth Revit workflows and take advantage of your models BIM properties by Peter Marchese;
  • Practical use of Virtual Reality in construction industry – When to use VR;
  • VR as a Building Design Tool by Dorian Chau;
  • How to Wow – Extending BIM into Virtual Reality for every project;
  • Augmented Reality: Practical applications for real world problems;
  • Spice Up your Revit Live Projects with Autodesk’s Stingray Game Engine (a demo by the one and only Marcello Sgambelluri);
  • Reality’s in – AECO in the Realities Age.

3. Developing and Implementing Standards: none out of 3 (ouch)

  • Implementing & Enforcing BIM Standards;
  • Documenting Office Modelling and Documentation Standards;
  • STANDARDS!!! WE DON’T NEED NO STINKING STANDARDS!!!.

4. Classes about education itself: none out of 5 (ouch)

  • Revit and BIM education for real life projects – practicing designers vs. academics;
  • Creating an Effective Training Program;
  • User Group Block Party: A way to connect worlds;
  • Use of Video Games to Enhance the Educational Experience;
  • Developing and Distributing Revit Training Materials.

5. Dynamo, Computational Design, Adaptive Component and Audacious Modelling: 1 out of 8 (but it’s by John Pierson, so it’s worth a double shot)

  • Computational Design for the Common Man;
  • Daily Dose of Dynamo + Flux to Boost Your Firm’s Productivity;
  • Designing Adaptive Components for Construction with Revit;
  • Exciting Workflows to make your Families Stretch and Flex Like Never Before!
  • Flexible Families: Learn to Make your Families Stretch and Flex Like Never Before! by John Pierson;
  • Building a Better Box: Using Dynamo to enhance and produce Revit functionality;
  • Deploying Dynamo In Your Firm – With A Plan;
  • Best of Bad Monkeys.

6. Industrial and Interior Design with BIM: 1 out of 3

  • Workflow management: from Revit to Inventor;
  • Revit and Dynamo for Interior Design by William Carney;
  • Dynamo form-finding for Interior Designers.

7. Landscape design with BIM: none out of 4 (ouch)

  • Think Outside the Building: Practical Tips for Landscapes in Revit (plus Dynamo);
  • Are We There Yet? Driving a Square Peg in a Round Hole: Revit and Landscape Design;
  • Landscape Architecture Workflows in Revit for Collaboration and Documentation;
  • Don’t Leave Landscape Architects Behind: BIM Workflow for Site Design.

8. Cool Case Studies: 6 out of 10

  • Seattle Opera: From Concept to Construction, A Case-Study in Design Computation by Sarah Kott;
  • THINK BIG Infrastructure – Glen Canyon Dam Unified Intelligent Model by David Winslow;
  • The World’s Greenest Airport by Morten M. Raeder;
  • Turning historical London Bridges into Smart Assets using Revit, Recap & COBie;
  • Getting High with BIM;
  • BIM in Operations and Maintenance: The iconic Paris Grande Arche case study;
  • Navigating the Stratosphere: Pushing the cloud to the limits – Salt Lake City Airport by Erik Jones;
  • Riding the Giant – BIM Implementation at the Orlando International Airport Construction Project by Phil Nower;
  • Burning Man and BIM;
  • BIM implementation case studies: from Bulgari Jewelry Factory to residences in Masdar by our very own Giacomo Bergonzoni, who will be in the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum.
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No luck with standards and landscape, but we’re going to have our hands full with case studies and VR. Not bad.

 

And now for some familiar faces. Alongside with Giacomo Bergonzoni, we also have:

  • Cesare Caoduro with MEP modeling made easy with Dynamo;
  • Marcello Sgambelluri with Dynamo for Structure and Share your Wits not just your Models to the entire project team, alongside the Stingray class I am super-excited about;
  • Steven Shell with Switching from AutoCAD® to Revit® A Discussion about Various Approaches, training & how it impacts a firm and Tips and Tricks to Make Your Autodesk® Revit® Architecture Drawings and Presentations Look Great!;
  • Brian Skripac with rethinking BIM.

Are you satisfied with what was selected? The program will be taking shape in the next few days, so stay tuned and start booking your flight ’cause we’re going to Vegas (again), baby.

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