BOSTON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAPHISOFT will host its inaugural BIM conference this fall in San Diego, California for ArchiCAD users in North America. The event is a gathering of top architecture professionals and ArchiCAD users across North America. Scheduled for October 14-16th, 2013, the conference will provide the opportunity to engage in informative and useful discussions that will improve day-to-day use of ArchiCAD.
"The conference is a great chance to assemble the ArchiCAD user community at a single location and share the wealth of our collective experience. Attendees will be able to expand and deepen their ArchiCAD knowledge, get to know their peers, and meet the GRAPHISOFT executive management team," said Steve Benford, managing director, GRAPHISOFT North America. Benford added, "Besides, we're a fun bunch and this will be one heck-of-a shindig."
The conference features keynote addresses from leading ArchiCAD users, Jonathon Segal, FAIA and Russ Sanders, Orcutt | Winslow, who will discuss ways for architects and architectural firms to make the most of ArchiCAD to create successful collaboration among diverse teams.
With top-notch training sessions and useful presentations such as BIM Server 101 and Building your ArchiCAD EcoSystem, the conference offers a variety of courses that will guide attendees in better utilization of ArchiCAD, while keeping up with industry trends. Architects, BIM Managers and decision makers from small, mid-sized and large firms alike can gain valuable insight about the world's most advanced and complete BIM workflow that can increase efficiency and profits.
Attendees will earn CEU credits while being given the opportunity to see how ArchiCAD simplifies modeling and documentation - from basic models to the most detailed, data-rich models. The conference will provide hands-on training with the tools uniquely available in ArchiCAD 17 to keep BIM model 'alive' for the duration of the project.
Registration is now open. Visit http://www.graphisoftus.com/BIM2013.php to register before August 31 and save.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ArchiCAD®, the industry-first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIM Server™, the world's first real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner™, the world's first, fully BIM-integrated "GREEN" design solution and BIMx®, the world's leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.