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  • Jani Viljoen
    Jani Viljoen
    Director: Professional Services

    Jani is our resident “BIM Queen” who’s earned her title from her early adoption of Autodesk Revit and her advocacy for using BIM intelligent tools and processes. She leads our team of vibrant technical consultants and together with her team enjoys challenging the status quo & implementing new and innovative ways of designing and information management on projects.

  • Shuaib Yunos
    Shuaib Yunos
    Senior BIM Technical Specialist: Civil Infrastructure & Mining

    I love design, infrastructure & technology. I am at the technological heartbeat of the design process, advocating and implementing design technologies to create intelligent, innovative & sustainable design solutions in the fields of Civil Infrastructure, GIS and the Built environment.

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 28 Sep 2021
  • Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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28 Sep 2021


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SAICE: Bridging the GAP: BIM Knowledge & Industry Expertise

Building Information Modelling (BIM) workflows & technologies have enabled architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals to efficiently capture, design, construct, and model contextually the as-built environment. BIM affords professionals intelligence and innovation in achieving their tasks, however, the Civil Industry has stagnated in its processes, resulting in a gap between academic knowledge and innovative infrastructure delivery and technology adoption. This session will be focusing on new career paths technology has created as well as bridging this gap and ushering the civil industry to embrace technology and academia to form the perfect symbiosis for sustainable, intelligent infrastructure delivery.

-Contextualise BIM, its origin and evolution relative to the SA Civil Engineering Industry
-Understand the relation between BIM, Education & Civil Engineering Expertise
-Discover the career opportunities shaped by BIM expertise in the AEC Industry
-Explore available resources for BIM Education & Upskilling

-Owners/Shareholders of Civil Consulting Companies
-Owners/Shareholders of Construction Companies
-Directors/Technical Directors of Civil Design Teams
-Governmental, Infrastructure Development & Urban Planning -Officials/Organisations
-SAICE Members

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