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Program Overview

BIM is a process that continues to evolve with the addition of contemporary tools available to construction managers. CAD programs automated many of the tasks that used by be done by hand and drawing board as well as integrated the complexities architect and engineering drawings. Two dimensional renderings of design are output of such CAD programs. 3D scanning can bring infinite detail to an object and be incorporated into the BIM model. Finally, project management software creates a timeline for underlying tasks and job completion. 

As of 2007, Government funded construction projects must utilize Building Information Modeling. As a result, new technologies and tools must be embraced by owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, and all the various sub‐contractors. It should be no surprise that there may be challenges to this implementation. Already BIM is being used as a resource in litigation. Its design, operation, and history of implementation is critical to litigators.

Who Should Attend

  • Risk managers
  • Attorneys
  • Claims Managers

What You Will Learn

  • Understanding BIM
  • Understanding the Qualifications of a BIM Expert
  • Construction Process & BIM
  • BIM related contract documents

Speakers

Mark Kilgore

Mark Kilgore , Ph.D., P.E. is a CED Technologies, Inc. Senior Structural Engineer with a background in structural systems design and analysis, civil site design/ construction and commercial and industrial construction management. Additionally, he taught civil engineering and construction management at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Mississippi State University prior to joining CED Technologies. With over 30 years of industry and academic experience, Mr. Kilgore brings a wealth of knowledge to his clients from being involved on a daily basis with owners, design professionals, inspection authorities and insurance companies. He has extensive experience in the inspection of properties that have suffered catastrophic damage from natural disasters such as Hurricanes Hugo, Opal, Katrina and Sandy.



Gregory J. Kelley

Gregory J. Kelley concentrates the majority of his practice defending matters regarding architects and engineers, construction defect litigation and construction accidents. As well, he maintains a smaller portion of his practice in the defense of product liability claims. He splits his time between our King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and Mount Laurel, New Jersey, offices. Formerly a litigation specialist for a large casualty insurer in Pennsylvania and Delaware, Gregory was responsible for and developed experience in the evaluation, negotiation and defense strategy for catastrophic personal injury and property damage claims. He also served as an instructor for in-house claims professional seminars on topics of Case Evaluation & Negotiation and Insurance Coverage.




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