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Bridging Worlds: Integrating BIM and GIS for a Digital Future in Built Asset Management

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11:15 AM, Wednesday 15 May 2024 (1 hour)
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre - buildingSMART Canada tract
BIM/GIS/Digital Twins

GeoIgnite is proud to present a vital panel discussion titled "Bridging Worlds: Integrating BIM and GIS for a Digital Future in Built Asset Management," featuring distinguished panelists Susan Keenliside, Deputy Director at the House of Commons of Canada, and John Hale, Vice-President of buildingSMART Canada and BIM lead at the Department of National Defence. The session will be moderated by Trevor Taylor of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).

John Hale, with over 25 years of experience in developing and managing CAD, GIS, and BIM applications, is a leading figure in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC), and Real Property sectors within the federal government. As the BIM lead for the Department of National Defence and Vice-President of buildingSMART Canada, John is instrumental in steering the Federal Government's move towards BIM through the Digital Built Government of Canada initiative. His active contributions to international and national BIM committees underscore his deep understanding of the integration challenges and potentials of BIM and GIS.

Moderated by Trevor Taylor of the OGC, an expert in geospatial standards, the panel is set to provide a comprehensive exploration of the synergies between BIM and GIS. Trevor's background ensures a focused discussion on the importance of standards and interoperability in these technologies.

This panel will delve into the current state and future potential of BIM and GIS integration, highlighting its impact on efficiency, decision-making, and sustainable development in various sectors.

Join us at GeoIgnite for this engaging and informative session, promising rich discussions on the future of digital transformation in the realm of built asset management.

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