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Building Information Modeling Seminar Coming to Alaska


ACB Solutions, a local Autodesk Silver Partner, and the Associated General Contractors of Alaska (AGC) are teaming up to bring building information modeling education (BIM) to Alaska.

May 13 at the Hilton Downtown Anchorage, ACB Solutions  and the AGC of Alaska will present
Building Information Modeling - It's Coming - What Will you Do? This one-day seminar covers BIM for the entire project team, from architects to owners. BIM experts from Autodesk, a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, will present on a variety of topics regarding BIM, including government mandates and sustainable design.

The sessions include: Building Information Modeling and the Benefits to the Entire Project Team presented by Ken Stowe, an Autodesk construction technology expert and development strategist; Renovating for an Energy Efficient Future presented by John Boehms, an Architectural Technical Specialist with Autodesk; and Government & Owners BIM Mandates and Programs presented by Frank Moore a Senior Subject Matter Expert with Autodesk.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss any issues or concerns that they have with implementing BIM in their companies.

The seminar begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m. For more information about this event or to register contact Christine Gibbs at 907-267-4200 or cgibbs@akcbsolutions.com.

About Building Information Modeling
BIM is an integrated process for exploring a project's key physical and functional characteristics digitally-before it's built. This vastly improves project understanding and allows for predictable outcomes. Because of this, BIM is becoming the standard way of working in the building industry. The visibility that this way of working brings about enables all project team members to stay coordinated, improve accuracy, reduce waste, and make informed decisions earlier in the process-helping to ensure the project's success.

About ACB Solutions
ACB Solutions is a local technology services company specializing in IT solutions, computer training, and Autodesk Solutions for the architecture, engineering, and construction industries. They are located at 551 W Dimond Blvd and were formerly known as Alaska Computer Brokers.

About Associated General Contractors of Alaska
The AGC of Alaska is a non-profit construction trade association consisting of general contractors, subcontractors and industry professionals dedicated to improving the professional standards of the construction industry. AGC has been a significant part of the construction industry in Alaska since its establishment in 1948.
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