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Jean-Baptiste Valette

CS20802: Consolidate and Improve Your BIM Maturity on Each Project—the BIM Journey of VINCI Construction France

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Understand the benefits of designing an enterprise BIM strategy
  • Understand how to take advantage of each project to practice and improve the BIM skills of an enterprise
  • Understand how to consolidate the lessons learned into an enterprise BIM toolkit
  • Understand how to make it happen

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

VINCI Construction France (VCF)—the French construction division of VINCI Group (world-first construction and concession company), a general contractor employing 22,000 people in France—started its move to Building Information Modeling (BIM) almost a decade ago, and the path that led VCF to a BIM leadership in the French market has been consolidated project by project. This course will detail the strategy designed by VCF to grow its knowledge, tools, and references in BIM, and we’ll look at how every project has served to consolidate the BIM maturity of the company. We will present some key BIM projects to illustrate some important learning landmarks in the VCF BIM journey. This session features Revit and Navisworks Manage. AIA Approved

Target Audience

Target Audience

D&B companies, General Contractors, and all building companies interested in growing its BIM maturity by doing BIM.

Speakers

Speakers

Jean-Baptiste Valette

Jean-Baptiste Valette is currently the Building Information Modeling (BIM) director of VINCI Construction France, the French part of one of the world’s largest construction groups: VINCI Construction. His role is to lead the central BIM department that manages BIM on big projects, and at the same time conducts the BIM transformation of all VINCI subsidiaries in the French market. This department also ensures research and development, and the development of tools and processes regarding BIM through the maintenance and improvement of the BlueBIM Toolbox. Valette is a civil engineer, and he helped VINCI to be a pioneer at BIM through research and development projects, before creating and taking the lead of the BIM department. His work has been referred to in several press articles, interviews, and awards (Silver BIM awards in 2014 and 2015; Tekla BIM Awards in 2014). Valette is also a frequent guest at BIM conferences and roundtables in France, and he is a professor in architectural and engineering universities.

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Published

  • 2016
  • CS20802
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Revit
  • Navisworks Manage

Industries

  • Buildings
  • General Architecture. Engineering and Construction

Topics

  • Building Construction