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BIM Fundamentals
Posted by MSC on August 5, 2008 at 3:28 PM.

ZweigWhite, in association with Structural Engineer magazine, is offering a one-day seminar to provide valuable insight and answer all your questions about building information modeling (BIM) technology. The seminar will take place October 1, 2008 in Atlanta.


This timely seminar will focus on how structural engineers can benefit from this emerging technology by: reviewing the BIM concept; discussing how BIM will affect your business; evaluating current BIM technology, including testimonials from existing users; exploring the critical issues for best business practices in BIM technology; discussing the current maturity level of BIM; reviewing the state of the industry as it relates to adoption rates; exploring the technical implementation process of the tools; and exploring the legal issues and risks involved with BIM.


The seminar will be moderated by Charles H. Thornton, Ph.D., P.E., Chairman and CEO of Charles H. Thornton and Company, LLC and founding principal of Thornton Tomasetti. Seminar faculty include:


  • Brian J. Donnell, Esq., Partner, Thelen Reid Brown Raysman and Steiner LLP
  • Charles Eastman, Professor in the Colleges of Architecture and Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • James G. Jacobi, P.E., Principal and CIO,¬†Walter P Moore and Assoc., Inc.
  • Marcello Sgambelluri, S.E., BIM Manager/Project Manager, John A. Martin and Associates
  • Kurt D. Swenson, Ph.D., P.E., President, KSI/Structural Engineers


To learn more about the BIM Fundamentals seminar, visit or call 800.466.6275. Space is limited, so register early to reserve your place.

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