Innovation 2012, the 3rd annual Alliance for Commercialization of Canadian Technologies (ACCT) research and commercialization forum, is taking place from December 2-4, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario.
The conference brings together global technology-transfer and industry-engagement practitioners from academia, industry, and government, connecting them with venture investors and intellectual-asset managers. Through interactive seminars, attendees will generate practical ideas and real-world solutions to stimulate Canada’s innovation performance.
For more information on Innovation 2012, and to register, visit www.innovationpartnership.ca. Early bird registration is available until November 11.
December 2-4, 2012 | Ottawa Marriott Hotel | Ottawa, ON
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Join Red River College and the Manitoba Association of Architects for a unique look at how you can “BIM-ify” your practice!
“Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the process of generating and managing building data during its life cycle.” Wikipedia
Brent Maudi, a project architect and BIM delivery leader for CH2M Hill in Toronto, with support from Daniel Long, Architect with MCM Architects; Greg Hasiuk, Partner with numberTEN Architectural Group; and Lee McCormick, Principal with Smith Carter, will delve into the complex choices an individual or firm will need to consider when implementing BIM, these include:
- Forming teams for your first BIM project
- Databases and software that can be utilized for BIM
- Starting your first BIM project
- Extracting pertinent data from the process
- Potential gains (productivity, quality, organizational, etc.)
Following these presentations, Rick Hiebert, RRC’s resident BIM expert with the School of Construction and Engineering Technology, will present on the current BIM instruction that is being provided to RRC students, and the currently-available and in-development training opportunities for industry professionals.
Date: November 7, 2012
Time: Registration from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. and Presentations from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Presentation Theatre, Second Floor, Winnipeg Convention Centre
Cost: $78.75 (including GST)*
Training Credit: 1.5 Structured/Core Hours designated by MAA
* A limited number of complementary registrations are available for RRC staff and students.
RRC Staff & Student Registration: Register here
Non-RRC Registration: Download this registration form and follow the instructions.
Registration deadline is Monday, November 5 at 5:00 p.m.
This event is designed for architects in small- to medium-sized organizations, but other design professionals, engineers, builders, contractors, developers, educators and students will also benefit from attending.
Along with the Manitoba Association of Architects, this event is brought to you by Red River College and its project supporters: the National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program’s Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program, the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council, and the Sustainable Infrastructure Technology Research Group.
3D isn’t just for blockbuster movies.
With several different applications, 3D scanning has the potential to be a viable technology for a wide range of manufacturers.
Rapidform’s Scott Green will be at the Industrial Technology Centre on November 6 to share the essential steps for processing 3D optical-scan data for inspection and reverse-engineering applications. Scott will discuss the benefits of 3D scanning and give an overview of available 3D-scanning technology and Rapidform software products. The presentation will also include detailed case studies and a look at future advances in these applications.
This is a free event. To register, or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by November 2.
November 6, 2012 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Industrial Technology Centre | 200-78 Innovation Drive | Winnipeg, MB