Enabling BIM through Collaborative Procurement and Contracts- in the UK and Australia
The King’s College London Centre of Construction Law invites you to a conference on Friday 6th May 2016 at 9.30 am at The Great Hall, King’s Building, Strand Campus followed by a drinks reception at 6pm in Chapters.
The conference will explore how procurement and contracts have a direct impact on the success of BIM, and will offer important guidance to clients, consultants, contractors and advisers trying to get the best out of their BIM – enabled projects. Specialist speakers and case studies from the UK and Australia will analyse:
-How should clients, consultants and contractors procure and contract for BIM levels 2/ 3?
-What is a fair balance of BIM roles, legal liabilities and intellectual property rights?
-What can we learn from the teams working on UK and Australian BIM projects?
-What are the latest BIM procurement and contracting initiatives in the UK and Australia?
-What steps are recommended in the KCL research report “Enabling BIM through Collaborative Procurement and Contracts”?
UK speakers will include:
-Mark Bew MBE, Chair, UK Government BIM Working Group: BIM and the future of global construction
-Chris Hallam, Partner, Nabarro: How legal roles are changing under BIM
-Terry Stocks, Head of Public Sector, Faithful + Gould, former head of Capital Projects at the UK Ministry of Justice: Delivering whole life asset management through BIM (Case Study)
-May Winfield, Solicitor, Carillion: Crafting the right balance of BIM rights and responsibilities
-Simon Rawlinson, Head of Strategic Research, Arcadis, member of UK Government Client Leadership Council : Using the documents and tools that enable BIM
-The Ministry of Justice project team: Delivering improved value on the North Wales Prison BIM Trial Project (Case Study)
-Professor David Mosey, Director of the KCL Centre of Construction Law and Lead Mentor on UK Government BIM Trial Projects: BIM and integrated supply chains- time to be bolder
-Richard Dartnell, Senior Associate, Pinsent Masons: Panel Session
Australian speakers will include:
-Marko Misko, Partner, Clayton Utz: New procurement models for integrated project delivery (IPD) with BIM in Australia
-Bob Baird and Jolanta Skawinski, Australian Department of Defence: BIM, IPD and the experience of the Australian Department of Defence (Case Study)
The conference fee is £150 (with a 20% discount for public sector bodies and for SCL, ACA and KCCLA members). The fee includes lunch, all other refreshments and a copy of the KCL BIM Research Report.
Launch of KCL BIM Research Report Sponsored by ACA and SCL
BIM raises basic legal and contractual questions as to who provides what project information , when it is best provided and how it should be used and relied upon. Case studies show direct links between the success of BIM and the use of collaborative procurement models and appropriate contract terms. Yet concerns as to the reliability of BIM and its possible impact on team members’ liability have fuelled a more defensive contractual approach, which can restrict the ability of BIM users to work confidently and efficiently. The Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at King’s College London (“KCL”) has led a Research Group of specialists analysing a range of projects, and will report on how procurement models and construction contracts can influence and be influenced by BIM at level 2 and level 3.
Conference delegates will be provided with copies of the KCL Centre of Construction Law research report “Enabling BIM through Collaborative Procurement and Contracts”.

To book your place, complete the form BIM Conference Invitation and return to Sue Hart.

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