RMIT SIAL to host OpenBIM event : Monday, 18th February 2013

SIAL is pleased to host an OpenBIM event on the evening of Monday, 18th February 2013.

Jonathan Mirtschin will present on OpenBIM workflows and the research/development that he has done in the past 3 years. This will include insights to project application of generative BIM workflows form Grasshopper to Revit and Tekla.

Jon will be joined by Dr Thomas Liebich, team leader of of the IFC Development for Building Smart International and also a director of AEC3 based in Germany.

Jon Mirtschin
Jon Mirtschin a structural engineer who completed a double degree in Structural Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Melbourne. He worked as a graduate at Aurecon on projects such as Eureka Tower, Melbourne Cricket Ground Redevelopment before moving to London. There he was introduced to Rhino3D which was successfully used on projects including the Infinity Bridge and Olympics Velodrome.

This work formed the basis of his company Geometry Gym specializing in Computational Geometry and BIM Software tools including Rhino to Revit IFC connector, Rhino3D Structural Analysis Plugin to convert structural models to Rhino.

Dr Thomas Liebich
Leader, IFC Development Team
Director, AEC3 GmbH
Dr Thomas Liebich graduated from Architecture from the Bauhaus, Weimar in 1994. Since 1999 he has lead the IFC development team (Model Support Group) of buildingSMART International. In 2001 he was instrumental in the development of ePlanCheck in Singapore, the world’s first automatic test system of the building permit. In 2006, Thomas formed AEC3 GmbH, completing several major projects including the first German BIM policy, and the first BIM report for the public sector in Germany.

Please rsvp to attend or for more details on the event to jonm@geometrygym.com
Registrations commence at 5:30 pm with presentations from 6pm.
Venue: Design Hub (Building 100, Level 1 Multipurpose Room). The Design Hub is at the corner of Swanston & Victoria Street.

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