SM13:The Business Value of Building Information Modelling

Shannon Thomas, Executive Manager – BIM-MEPAUS, AMCA

Warwick Stannus, Group Engineering Manager, A.G.Coombs and BIM-MEPAUS Technical Director

This session will explain how the entire supply chain can gain improved benefits when working more collaboratively with specialist contractors’. The AMCA, in partnership with industry leaders, have developed a best practice standard (BIM-MEPAUS) that promotes integrated project delivery within the Australian building services industry. A series of targeted case studies will demonstrate an industry approach to improving supply chain interaction amongst project participants. Attendees will gain the following benefits;

  • Understand how industry collaboration and standardisation deliver improved supply chain efficiency from design to FM.
  • Understand how the structured approach to the specification and modelling of Revit MEP families improves communication.
  • Understand how reliable and accurate manufacturers content and workflows can be leveraged by consultants and contractors for Facility Management.
  • Understand how following ‘Design to Commission As-built’ workflows, are actually improving working practices and productivity.

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Shannon Thomas is the executive manager for Australia’s National BIM-MEPAUS Initiative run through the AMCA (Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors Association).

Shannon has a Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management) with Honours from Monash University and completed postgraduate studies in Design Science (Building Services) from the University of Sydney.

With wide ranging professional experience in a number of roles within the automotive industry, Shannon has a particular interest in using his knowledge in HVAC Design, Project Engineering, Continuous Improvement and Lean Production to help guide the implementation and successful adoption of the national BIM-MEPAUS Initiative within the Construction industry’s exciting and evolving BIM space.

Warwick Stannus is the Group Engineering Manager of the A.G. Coombs Group of Companies and has had a career focus on central plant upgrades, data centres and commercial refurbishment projects. In recent years he has been heavily involved in the delivery of Independent Commissioning Agent services working on a number of Australia's leading Green Star projects developing valuable experience in best practice sustainable design and project delivery. With a background in both the consulting and contracting sides of the construction industry, Warwick has a strong understanding of the requirements to successfully implement integrated project delivery strategies.

Warwick is also BIM-MEPAUS Engineering Director. The BIM-MEPAUS initiative has the aim of facilitating the implementation of Building Information Modelling and Integrated Project Delivery within the Australian Construction Building Services Sector.

Note: The seminar program may be subject to change. If you have registered for this seminar any topic, presenter, timetable or price changes will be communicated as soon as possible prior to the event.