From Tom Simmons, allied member :
"Members of the Bay Area Construction Industry are making plans for a grassroots effort to draw architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors and building owners in the Bay Area together for a state of the future discussion group.
Join the first discussion group this Thursday, August 3, to talk about BIM and the Future of Collaborative Design & Construction: Retooling the Construction Industry for Collaboration & Technology 2006 - 2010
Keynote Speaker: Patrick MacLeamy (CEO of HOK Architects)
BIM Software Presentations By ARCHICAD, Revit and Triforma
An AEC Panel Discussion
Audience Q&A Discussion
Thursday, August 3, 2006
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street, San Francisco, 415-973-6359
Future discussion topics will include 3D Virtual Design Technology, Better Communications through Information Sharing, Just-in-Time Decision-Making, Breaking Down Old Habits, Risk-Sharing, An Open Book Approach to Performance and Fiscal Auditing, Partnering and Collaborative Business Relationships, and the Better Balance Between Cost, Schedule and Design.
Please RSVP by August 2 to: email@example.com phone: 800-522-0554