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Thursday, April 16, 2015
Charlotte Convention Center

Sign up today for a full day of education exploring ideas around What is Technology in Architecture Practice (TAP)?, what tools are available for collaboration and increased productivity, and many more all in real world projects. AIA Charlotte TAP University (formerly known at the AIA Charlotte BIM Symposium) provides vendors and their clients a platform to present technologies, and client’s success stories, and lessons learned.

Opportunities exist for partners from the local community by sponsoring Key Presentations, Vendor booths and other opportunities.

Earn 5 Hours of AIA HSW Continuing Education Credits!

Who Should Attend?:  Techonology Users, BIM Specialist, Project Managers, Owners, Architects, Engineers, Consultants, General Contractors, and everyone in the AEC industry!

Track 1a and 1b content is beneficial for technology USERS in all industries.

Track 2 content is beneficial for Project Managers, Principals, Owners, etc.



AIA Charlotte TAP Committee Contact: Allen Angle


Symposium Agenda

More details on presentations here >> 

7:30 - 8:15  Registration

8:15 - 8:30  Welcome

8:30 - 9:30  Opening General Session: What is AIA TAP? Beyond BIM: Understanding Technology for 21st                             Century Architectural Practice
                  1 AIA LU/HSW Credit

9:30 - 9:45  Break

9:45 - 11:00 Session #1 (Attendees will select one session)

                  Session 1 Track 1a: BIM Based Conceptual Design 
                                                 1 AIA LU/HSW Credit

                  Session 1 Track 1b: Project Information Management: Charlotte Knights Stadium Case Study                                                               1 AIA LU/HSW Credit

        Session 1 Track 2: Legal Aspects -- Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin
                                                 Pending CE Approval


11:00 - 1:00 Vendor Exhibition & Lunch

1:00 - 2:15 Session #2  (Attendees will select one session)

                   Session 2 Track 1a: Performance Based Design in Practice
                                                  1 AIA LU/HSW Credit

                   Session 2 Track 1b: Conceptual + Model Based Estimating from an Owner's Perspective
                                                  1 AIA LU/HSW Credit                  

Session 2 Track 2: An Overview of Major Provisions in NC's Design-Build / Public Private                 Partnership/QBS Laws
Pending CE Approval


2:15 - 3:15  Vendor Exhibition 

3:15 - 4:30  Session #3  (Attendees will select one session)

                 Session 3 Track 1a: Better Project Delivery Using the National BIM Standard United States® Version 3
                                                 Pending CE Approval 

                 Session 3 Track 1b: Real World Project Challenges, Processes and Results: Case Study
                                                 1 AIA LU/HSW Credit

                 Session 3 Track 2: Changes in the Way We View and Manage Projects: Case Study UNC Greensboro
                                               1 AIA LU/HSW Credit

4:30 - 4:45  Break

4:45 - 6:00  Closing General Session: From Modeling to Building INFORMATION Modeling
                                                          1 AIA LU/HSW Credit

6:00           Closing Remarks



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