Agenda Item Details
Day 1   Tuesday Jan 16, 2018
8:00 - 9:00pm
Program: The BIM Transition - How Building Information Modeling is Changing the Construction Industry
Presented By:

Mechanical Consultant: Spencer Cripps – WSP –

Mechanical Designer Mechanical Contractor: Chris Chi – X-L-Air – Project Manager

Architect: Robert Van Lin – Perkins + Will – Intermediate Architect,

Associate Building Operations: Daniel Redmond – Carleton University – Director of Energy and Sustainable Services


Join us for a discussion on how Building Information Modeling is changing the way that we design, coordinate, construct and maintain buildings. This diverse group from our industry will give different perspectives on how BIM is used, pros and cons of using it, and the possibilities of where this technology can take us.

Presenter's Background
Spencer Cripps – WSP
In his roles as mechanical designer and BIM coordinator at WSP, Spencer Cripps has worked on combining the two fields for a wide range of projects including the Confederation Line stations, University of Ottawa Learning Centre, and Ottawa Community Housing Carlington HUB.
Chris Chi – X-L-Air – Project Manager
Chris is a Project Manager at X-L Air, and has worked with the BIM management, coordination and drafting sides of the process. He has worked with BIM on projects such as Lansdowne Park, and the Government Conference Centre, providing interference drawings and fabrication drawings using these BIM software’s.
Robert Van Lin – Perkins + Will – Intermediate Architect, Associate 
Robert is an Associate and Design Technology Leader with Perkins+Will’s Ottawa studio. Since joining Perkins+Will full-time in 2012, Robert has worked within a variety of roles on numerous healthcare, institutional and high-profile capital projects. He provides design sensibility and problem-solving skills coupled with valuable design applications experience to carry forth a high standard of quality in all aspects of his work. Robert holds a Bachelor of Architectural Studies and a Master of Architecture from the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism at Carleton University, graduating with High Distinction and as a member of the RAIC Architecture Canada Honor Roll.
Daniel Redmond – Carleton University – Director of Energy and Sustainable Services
Dan is an experienced Professional Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry supporting new and existing buildings and campuses around the world. Dan is the Director of Energy and Sustainability Services at Carleton University and is overseeing the implementation of BIM for the new Health Sciences Building as well as establishing an overarching BIM execution plan to guide the implementation and usage of BIM in the future.
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