VRCA – Vancouver Regional Construction Association is proud to have sponsored and participated in the 2018 Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) regional Vancouver conference happening today & focused on ‘sustainability through BIM innovation’.

Awesome presentations by Brad Badelt (keynote) – City of Vancouver, computational energy modelling by Mark Cichy from DIALOG, Site C update by Rodrigo Freig – SNC-Lavalin / Matthew Leigh – BC Hydro, sustainable building innovations by Wilco van Bemmel – Dunefield Consulting, how buildings teach by Azam Khan – Autodesk, 3D city models by Chris Wiesinger – GeoSim Cities.

The event concluded with a panel discussion moderated by Helen Goodland – Brantwood Consulting on BIM & the drive towards Zero Emmissions Buildings with panelists Fiona Famulak – VRCA, Michael Nyikes – BC Ministry of Education, James Emery – Iredale Architecture
Gratitude to VRCA members Autodesk, IMAGINiT Technologies, BuildingPoint Canada, Cansel, EllisDon, Stuart Olson Inc. PlanGrid for also sponsoring this event. Congrats George Ikonomakis & Bird Construction for achieving CanBIM company certification.

Thank you Thomas Strong, Scott Chatterton, Gerry Lattmann, Pietro Ferrari & the entire CanBIM team for an awesome conference that allowed for much learning & networking.