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BIM4SME launch – Sheffield City Region

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Electric Works, Sheffield Digital Campus, S1 2BJ

13.00 – 16.30

To register for this FREE event, email with your full contact details.

SMEs – how will they need to respond to the new Industrial Strategy and what difference will it make? Hear from the author of this milestone report, which includes full Government and Industry commitment to the existing BIM programme and support to maximize its potential, participate in the launch of BIM4SME in the region and air your views and concerns to an expert panel of specialists in a ‘Question Time’ format.

The Chair/MC for this event will be Will Stirling, Editor of The Manufacturer.

This event is sponsored in conjunction with RICS, CCS, CIBSE, B&ES, Nabarro and Mott MacDonald.

RICS is the main sponsor and is fully behind BIM and the potential benefits to the industry – for more information see

13.00 Arrival
13.30 Peter Hansford, Chief Construction Adviser, The Government’s Industrial Strategy For Construction
13.50 David Philp, Head of UK BIM Implementation, Cabinet Office
14.10 Mike Tynan, Chief Executive, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
14.30 Launch of BIM4SME - Introduction to and Role of BIM4SME – Tim Platts Chair BIM4SME
Case study 1 – Manufacturing – Craig Sewell – The Cubicle Centre
Case study 2 – Construction – SME Business – First Steps to BIM
Case study 3 – Architectural – Kris Barry – Our BIM Journey
15.10 Question Time Panel
15.45 Legacy and action planning
16.00 Close and networking


  • Peter Hansford
  • David Philp
  • Mike Tynan
  • Kay Botcherby/TBA (George Hurst & Sons Ltd – SME Main Contractor, Rotherham)
  • Simon Carr (Managing Director – Henry Boot Construction UK)
  • Julia Evans (CEO – National Federation of Builders)
  • John Tebbitt (Deputy Chief Executive and Industry Affairs Director – Construction Products Association)
  • Janet Beckett (Carbon Saver and SME Building Services Engineer )

Open to all in the construction and property sector including Consultants, Contractors, Clients and Developers.

CPD points are available.