Keynote speaker announced for BIM Convention

David Philp

The newly appointed chair of Scottish BIM Delivery Group, David Philp will deliver the keynote speech at the BIM Convention on Thursday 22 October at the Glasgow City Hotel, Cambridge Street.

David is director of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEA and India) for AECOM. He was seconded into the UK BIM Task Group as head of BIM in 2011 and is now chair of the Scottish Future Trust’s BIM Delivery Group.

David is also a Fellow of the RICS, CIOB and ICE. He has completed the Virtual Design and Construct at Stanford University, CA. and is a Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University. David is also chair of the BIM4 community. David is passionate about the industry and perceives BIM as being a catalyst for reform.

Paul McDevitt, of the BIM Convention organisers Business Fix, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have David open the BIM Convention, he has been at the forefront of the introduction of BIM in the UK and is now chairing the SFT’s BIM Delivery Group. He will provide delegates with a clear insight into the implementation plan for BIM in Scotland. Together with all our other speakers, we have an incredible programme, which will give attendees a unique understanding of what BIM means for their organisation and for the construction industry in Scotland.”

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