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AEC Industry Experts Shared Insights at Open BIM Forum
Ms. Ada Fung, Former Deputy Director of Housing (Development & Construction) at Hong Kong Housing Authority, pictured centre, was invited as one of the guest speakers at the Open BIM Forum.
AEC Industry Experts Shared Insights at Open BIM Forum
Founding President of HKICBIM, Sr. Wong Kin Michael delivered welcome speech at the start of the Open BIM Forum.
Ms. Ada Fung, Former Deputy Director of Housing (Development & Construction) at Hong Kong Housing Authority, shared her experience of BIM applications on public housing development work in Hong Kong.
The Open BIM Forum gathered guests from various professions across AEC industry.
Mr Eddie Can, Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects
Mr Maurice Kong, Business Development Manager at Bricsys NV
Mr Paul Yue, Senior Application Engineer at Bentley Systems
Guests listened to the sharing about BIM carefully.
The Committee of HKICBIM gathered at the Open BIM Forum.
The certificate of appreciation was given to Leica Geosystems for their support to the Open BIM Forum.
The certificate of appreciation was given to Bentley Systems for their support to the Open BIM Forum.
The certificate of appreciation was given to David SK Au & Associates Ltd. for their support to the Open BIM Forum.
The certificate of appreciation was given to International Postdoctor Association (IpostDocA) for their support to the Open BIM Forum.
The certificate of appreciation was given to the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors for their support to the Open BIM Forum.
The certificate of appreciation was given to the Construction Industry Council for their support to the Open BIM Forum.
The certificate of appreciation was given to Unique Atoms Solutions for their support to the Open BIM Forum.
The certificate of appreciation was given to CHAIN Technology Development for their support to the Open BIM Forum.
Ms. Ada Fung, Former Deputy Director of Housing (Development & Construction) at Hong Kong Housing Authority, visited the immersive CAVE developed by CHAIN Technology Development.
The Open BIM Forum was held at Charles K. Kao Auditorium (Golden Egg) , Hong Kong Science Park.
Wisdom Chan, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer at CHAIN Technology Development, demonstrated the way of using Hybrid Reality Platform with immersive 4D CAVE and Ultra Touch Table.
Wisdom gave a special interactive demonstration at Exhibition Space outside the Auditorium.
Guests across AEC industry attended the Open BIM Forum.
Guests showed interest to the Ultra Touch Table developed CHAIN Technology Development.
CHAIN Technology Development partnered with Lenovo to provide virtual reality environment for user through Hybrid Reality Platform (HRP) and Lenovo VR headset, Mirage.
Leica Geosystems displayed the Leica Pegasus, a mobile sensor platform, at the Open BIM Forum.
Unique Atoms Solutions gave guests a try to control drone with simulation software.
Bentley Systems displayed their latest construction computer software at the booth.

AEC Industry Experts Shared Insights at Open BIM Forum

With the aim to foster growth of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industry in Hong Kong, several Hong Kong’s top industry experts together launched the Open BIM Forum, which was initiated by HKICBIM and held at Charles K. Kao Auditorium, Hong Kong Science Park on 18 May 2018. Experts including Ms. Ada Fung, Former Deputy Director of Housing (Development & Construction), Hong Kong Housing Authority, proactively spoke for the applications and development for BIM technology in Hong Kong during the forum.

The first honourable guest speaker, Ms. Ada Fung talked about her experience of BIM applications on public housing development work in Hong Kong during her career time in the Housing Authority. Ada mentioned the challenges to pursue industry-wide BIM implementation, and shared her hope of ideal BIM workflow in the future.

Other guest speakers at the Open BIM Forum included Mr Eddie Can, Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects; Mr Maurice Kong, Business Development Manager at Bricsys NV; Mr Paul Yue, Senior Application Engineer at Bentley Systems. They discussed how BIM technology would guarantee the sustainable development of civil infrastructure. Their work experience in different aspects of BIM provided valuable references for the audience.

In the second half of the Forum, Wisdom Chan, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer at CHAIN Technology Development, gave an amazing interactive demonstration at Exhibition Space outside the Auditorium. Wisdom showed how to use the Hybrid Reality Platform (HRP) combining BIM and Reality Modeling, which could be visualized by immersive 4D CAVE system and Ultra Touch Table at the booth.

In the future, HKICBIM will represent interests of the industry, developing and sharing best practices that the BIM technology implements in support of the need of AEC industry in Hong Kong. The forum will also serve as a multi-stakeholder platform for diverse and innovative players from across the AEC industry, academic and user communities to better communicate and advocate the use of BIM.

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