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Speakers Announced for USIBD's 2016 Symposium Print E-mail
Written by USIBD   
Thursday, 11 August 2016

Speakers Announced for

USIBD's 2016 Symposium:

"Discovering the Built Environment"

October 16 - 17 2016

Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA

Irvine, CA, August 11, 2016:   Join USIBD at our annual Symposium, where we bring together professionals from all corners of the Building Documentation industry in a day and a half of document training and QUICK FIRE presentations from fellow professionals working in the Building Documentation trenches. 


Sunday, October 16, 2016

Errol Plata, LEED AP + BD&C

NASA's Langley Research Center's (LaRC) BIM Facilities Manager.

Mr. Plata works the Center Operations Directorate's (COD) GIS Team where he manages the Center's Revit Building Model inventory. He was hired to develop and implement a Strategic BIM Plan for NASA LaRC. The Plan involves intuitive web based 3D viewers so everyone at LaRC from Engineers to Maintenance technicians can easily view the 3D building models, and easily find the assets that need maintenance. Mr. Plata will discuss using USIBD's LOA in his team's projects.   

Mr. Plata's presentation will be a part of the Arrival Networking reception on Sunday evening, October 16th.


Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday will be a full day of presentations, Q&A, and networking. Here are a few of the presentations you'll hear:

"Indoor GPS is a new market category that will transform the way the construction industry monitors its operations - for improved safety, efficiency, and analytics",

  -Antti Korhonen, President and CEO of Redpoint

"How Reality Capture Drives Innovative Approaches in Building Construction",

  -Cathi Hayes, Leica Geosystems

"Old, New and Revised Regulations That Create Hidden Liability in the Built Environment Due to Hazardous Materials",

  -Michael Sharp, Director of Training, UC Berkeley, and CEO of Hazard Management Services

"How the construction industry is mainstreaming the utilization of BIM"

  -Tim Porter, Director of VDC for the Pike Company

Monday's events include both breakfast and lunch, followed by a closing reception, co-hosted by BIMForum

2105 Symposium closing reception

Early bird Registration ends August 31st.

Early Bird rate:  $475.  After that:  $599.


Then make your


Find more information about this event on Symposium page of the USIBD website,

 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it with your questions.

USIBD's Symposium immediately precedes BIMForum in Atlanta this year.  

See you in Atlanta!

@usibd, #usibdsymposium, #bldgdocs, #loalod,  #levelofaccuracy,  

#realitycapture, #builtenvironment, #existingconditions, #bim





About USIBD:

The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) is the first U.S. organization to focus solely on supporting the Building Documentation Industry within the United States. The USIBD is committed to advancing the interests of ALL stakeholder groups with an interest in Building Documentation. As such, the USIBD strives to provide its members with a network of support and information, comprised of industry professionals throughout the U.S. and Internationally.   Visit us at:  http://www.usibd.org


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