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Phoenix 2016

October 27, 2016

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SCHEDULE

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8:05 a.m.
9:45 a.m.
LUNCH
12:45 p.m.
2:25 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
7:00 am - 7:30 am

Breakfast and Check-In

7:45 am - 8:00 am

Opening Presentation

Revit Families [LAB]

This hands-on lab will teach you the basics of creating families and component in Revit. This lab will break down the steps and procedure for your success in working with Revit families. This class information is valid for the 2016 Phoenix BIM Workshops.
Gerald Garrett

Plumbing Designs in Revit®: Can It Be Easier? [LAB]

Attend this lab session to learn and apply the workflows that I’ve gathered from my experience working at various MEP consulting firms! When transitioning from AutoCAD, plumbing designers had to take on more responsibility for their drawings than just showing pipe. Come learn powerful workflows that will help in plumbing...
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Jack Trexler

Switching from AutoCAD® to Revit®

As a group, we will share ideas, workflows and techniques to help make for a smoother and less painful transition from Autodesk AutoCAD® to Revit Architecture® so that others may benefit from our successes and failures. You may have heard that the only way to switch to using Revit is...
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Steven Shell

Dynamo: Moving Data to and from Revit

Dynamo brings the power of visual programming into your Revit workflow. Dynamo is undergoing rapid development, has a huge community of supporters,  and is now built right into Revit! This class is designed to show architectural offices how you can utilize Dynamo to enhance your Revit workflows and even involve...
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Paul Aubin
Paul Aubin

HVAC Designers/Engineers: Can you do this in Revit®? [LAB]

This class will be a hands-on learning and application of workflows that I have developed and used over the years while working at various MEP firms. First, we will examine some of the design data that can be extracted from our models. Then, you will learn how to modify families...
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Jack Trexler

Starting from Scratch: Coordinated Projects in Revit® [LAB]

Converting over to a Revit workflow, and don’t know where to start? Join us in this session where we discuss the process of setting up project files for collaborative use. We will discuss tips to streamline project file set up that follow your company standards, typical workflow patterns for Architectural,...
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Phil Samson
Phil Samson

Global Parameters, Global Control!

One of the most exciting new features to appear in Revit in some time is Global Parameters. What are global parameters you may ask? Global parameters bring the power of the family editor into the project environment! You can now create parameters and label dimensions directly in the project environment....
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Paul Aubin
Paul Aubin

Scan to BIM

3D laser scanning is a valuable tool that can capture existing environment data faster and more accurately for use in the virtual building environment. However, working with the point cloud data may seem difficult and cumbersome. Join us in this session to discover tools and workflows that can greatly improve...
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Bruce White
11:30 am - 12:35 pm

Lunch

Point Clouds and Scanning: Where It All Begins

Explore one of the biggest trends in the design industry: laser scanning and point clouds. During this presentation, Bruce White provides an overview of the scanning process, explains why teams are adopting scanning into their workflows, and applications of this technology for building and design projects. This session information is...
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Bruce White

Realize the Value of BIM in Building

Do you want to improve your customer’s handover experience and help manage your warranty work orders? Can your handover be a powerful, yet easy to deploy and manage operations work order system for your client to use? Yes and YES! Learn how Autodesk Building Ops has made operating and closing...
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Andrew Jizba
Andrew Jizba

Tips and Tricks to Make Your Revit® Drawings and Presentations Look Great!

This course qualifies for an AIA Learning Unit. This class will you show how to get the most out of Revit’s powerful graphic features incorporating all of the newest features in Revit. You will gain valuable tips, tricks, and time proven techniques to make your drawings & presentations look great...
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Steven Shell

Timeliner Tutorial & Simulation [LAB]

This will be an in-depth lab session that will explain how to incorporate a construction schedule into a coordination model. Join us to learn how to review and discuss the use of project schedules within Navisworks Manage. You will also create a construction simulation for your projects in Navisworks Timeliner...
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Phil Samson
Phil Samson

Roof & Floor Framing [LAB]

During this course, you will learn how to use wood and steel framing families to create the backbone of a residence. Believe it or not, houses aren’t made of just walls, doors, and windows. In this lab session, you will gain an understanding of how to attach family tops and...
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Gerald Garrett

Avoiding Collaboration Sand Traps

A large part of the advantages of BIM are related to collaboration. More offices are choosing to do the majority of building design using Revit. What are the implications? Is it as simple as dropping AutoCAD and selecting Revit as the replacement? Most of us would say that is simplistic...
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Robert Bell

Revit Families [LAB]

This hands-on lab will teach you the basics of creating families and component in Revit. This lab will break down the steps and procedure for your success in working with Revit families. This class information is valid for the 2016 Phoenix BIM Workshops.
Gerald Garrett

Revit Templates [LAB]

Hands-on lab will teach you the basics of creating templates with in Revit. This lab will break down the steps and procedures for your success in working with Revit templates. Simple lab on showing different types of templates and how to build your own for your projects or firm use....
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Dan McCarthy
Daniel McCarthy

Drones for Construction and Infrastructure

During this session, hear about the impact of drone technology in the survey, infrastructure, and construction industries. We’ll discuss everything from the latest regulations to the real-world uses of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology and the productivity advantages you can realize with this quickly-advancing technology today. Finally, I will showcase additional...
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Nick Harper
Nick Harper

MEP Family Techniques

I’m sure that many of you have created families for Revit. A well-designed family is the foundation of a successful Revit project. There are some clever techniques that you can utilize to make MEP families do some things that just aren’t possible in other applications. Some strategies also improve collaboration...
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Robert Bell

Future of Making Things

Innovation surrounds us constantly.  As a product of that constant innovation, new trends emerge that can change an entire value chain seemingly overnight.  Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she helps you understand the technological trends and disruptions in building design and construction that are setting the stage for a...
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Lynn Allen
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Evening Social

LOCATION

Phoenix Airport Marriott
1101 N. 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
No room block available. Please contact the hotel for room rates.
(602) 273-7373info@bim-workshops.com

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