February 13, 2014

USIBD, SPAR 3D announce daylong workshop at SPAR Int'l



11th edition of SPAR International will take place April 14-17, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

USIBD (U.S. Institute of Building Documentation) will host a full-day workshop on building documentation at SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference on Monday, April 14, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Experienced professionals in the fields of Building Information Modeling (BIM), surveying, and LiDAR applications will serve as session leads. The workshop is geared toward architects, contractors, engineers and surveyors and is designed to encourage feedback and information sharing.

Workshop sessions are:

  • Introduction to the First USIBD Templates
  • Data Capture for BIM, Do We All Speak the Same Language?
  • Why Is It Important for a Surveyor to Know About Building Documentation?
  • Where is your Building on Google Earth?
  • Making Money with the Speed of Light

Full course descriptions and objectives can be found here.

“There is no better place to go to learn about 3D measurement and imaging and how it relates to building documentation than the USIBD’s series of educational workshops at SPAR 2014!” said John Russo, President of USIBD.

Admission to the USIBD workshop is free with SPAR International conference registration. USIBD members receive 10% off SPAR International registration and can contact USIBD for their special discount code.

SPAR International is an approved American Institute of Architects (AIA) CES provider. Attendees can also apply conference hours for educational credits to renew Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) and Professional Engineer (PE) licenses. SPAR 3D will issue Certificates of Completion for number of credit hours completed.

“We’re very excited to be able to offer professionals in the AEC community even more critical education through the USIBD workshop,” said Lisa Murray, Director of SPAR International. “The USIBD workshop is a great springboard into our Building & Architecture track delivering key learnings including latest technology developments, tool selection, scan-to-BIM workflow, and asset management.”

The 11th edition of SPAR International will take place April 14-17, 2014. Registration is available online now. Full conference, single-day and exhibits-only passes are offered. Group discounts are also available. Early registrants receive the best rates. Complete event information can be found at www.SPARPointGroup.com/International.

USIBD is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation dedicated to furthering excellence of building documentation by promoting, educating, guiding and supporting stakeholders with an interest in the built environment in a way that cultivates networking and information sharing. For more information, visit www.usibd.org.

About SPAR International
SPAR International, presented by SPAR 3D, brings together professionals from diverse markets to discover the newest 3D technologies and workflows to drive efficiency, reduce timelines, save money, improve safety and mitigate risk. For more information, visit www.SPARPointGroup.com/International.

About SPAR 3D
SPAR 3D organizes conferences and provides news and information for professionals involved in 3D imaging technologies. Content– delivered in-person and online– gives practitioners tools and information to make better business decisions. SPAR 3D is wholly-owned by Diversified Communications. For more information, visit www.SPARPointGroup.com.

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