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From: Friday 08.12.17
at 9:30am
To: Friday 08.12.17
at 4:30pm

BIM for Heritage: “Stepping into the Future with the Past”

A COTAC Conference, Friday 8 December 2017, London


Ramboll Office,
240 Blackfriars Road,
London, SE1 8NW

Nearest Tube: Southwark: Jubilee Line


BIM is influencing the conservation world through a more specific Historic Building Information Modelling (HBIM) approach. The event will explore recent publications and emerging case studies to review the challenges and benefits offered in the greater uptake of knowledge transfer and related developments.

Who will benefit:

Heritage organisations, the BIM, Conservation, Repair and Maintenance industry sectors, and Education and Training providers.



09.30 Coffee on Arrival and Registration


Session 1: 2017: A Year of Developments!

10.00 Welcome and Introduction

Jeremy Foster, Ramboll

10.10 2D to 4D - Oh! How we have changed: A COTAC Perspective

Ingval Maxwell, COTAC

10.40 Historic England BIM for Heritage Guidance

Paul Bryan, Historic England

11.10 -11.30 Break

11.30 Hybrid Modelling in the BIM Process

Carl Brookes, Ramboll

12.00 Glasgow School of Art – Macintosh Restoration Case Study

Marianna Partyka, Page Park


12.30 – 13.30 Lunch and Networking


Session 2: Where Will 2018 Take Us?

13.30 The Practical Application of Digital Technologies in the

13.30 – 15.00 Fields of Conservation and Asset Management

Joann Russell, Historic Environment Scotland

14.00 Classifying and Linking the Condition of the Asset

Brian Johnston, Topscan

14.30 Is there a Need for an HBIM Objects Library?

Ingval Maxwell, COTAC


15.00 -15.30 Break


15.30 The BIM4Heritage Group - Future Intentions

Edonis Jesus, Lendlease

16.00 Discussion

16.30 Close and COTAC AGM