Key note speaker confirmed for Glasgow BIM convention

David Philip
David Philip

The newly appointed Chair of Scottish BIM Delivery Group SFT, David Philp will deliver the key note speech at the BIM Convention in Glasgow next month.

David is Director of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEA and India) for AECOM. He was seconded into the UK BIM Task Group as Head of BIM in 2011 and is now Chair of the Scottish Future Trust’s BIM Delivery Group. David is also a Fellow of the RICS, CIOB and ICE he has completed the Virtual Design and Construct at Stanford University, CA. and is a Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Paul McDevitt, of the BIM Convention organisers Business Fix said, “We are absolutely delighted to have David open the BIM Convention, he has been at the forefront of the introduction of BIM in the UK and is now Chairing the SFT’s BIM Delivery Group.

“He will provide delegates with a clear insight into the implementation plan for BIM in Scotland. Together with all our other speakers, we have an incredible programme, which will give attendees a unique understanding of what BIM means for their organisation and for the construction industry in Scotland.”

The event takes place on Thursday 22 October at the Glasgow City Hotel, Cambridge Street.