How is your industrial organization utilizing the latest Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools to design, fabricate, coordinate, and construct in a client-friendly, cost-effective manner? In this round table we will discuss BIM and its use in industrial engineering and construction. We will dive into tools, techniques, and workflows that offer a satisfying return on investment, and we'll explore the different ways that participants in the 3D world are executing projects. Discussions will center on Plant Design Suite, Navisworks project review software, and BIM 360 software.
Anyone working in or supporting Industrial Engineering or Construction
Chris Capps is a lead structural designer with YATES Engineers LLC in Birmingham, Alabama. He also managed an IT computer support department for 5 years. Chris has been a CAD coordinator and a member of various technology committees at 3 large engineering firms throughout his career. He has been working with various CAD packages since 1985, including Intergraph software, MicroStation software, AutoCAD software, Product Design Suite software, Plant Design Management System software, Tekla Structures software, AutoPlant software, Plant Design Suite software, and Revit Structure software. He has been a member of various technology committees, and his experience includes design of industrial, chemical, and power facilities in the United States, as well as 3D modeling and CAD coordination.
Stephen Cauthen is a structural engineer for Yates Engineers in Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Construction Management. His experience includes design and engineering of industrial, chemical, steel, bio-fuels and power facilities in the US; as well as 3D BIM model, CAD coordination and software development. He is Autodesk® Revit Architecture certified and enjoys bringing models to life in both Autodesk Revit®, AutoCAD Plant 3D and Autodesk 3DS Max Design®.