BUGVA News

We would like to welcome     logo SMEC    as our newest sponsor for hosting our OpenRoads workshops in June, and thank Logo Jacobs and Logo GHD for their continued support, hosting our other OpenRoads workshops in October, and our final event for 2019, respectively.

Our President Sabastian Thompson has announced that due to family and other commitments he wishes to step aside from the presidents role, leaving a vacancy, and we will elect a new president at our March General meeting. Nominations for President are welcomed, please send them to John Davidson

Our first event for 2019, the GC Workshop, was advertised on 18/1/2019 and all positions filled within two working days, if we have enough interest we may do it again in April 2019. Thanks to all those who have registered and supported BUGVA.

We would like to welcome   wsp logo   and   bge-logo for hosting our first two events for 2019

We are slowly filling the blank spaces in our schedule of BUGVA events for 2019 but we are still looking for companies to host events.BUGVA 2019 Events Schedule

For those who are looking for common sense standards within the infrastructure world her is some news on the developments.

Link to Victorian Digital Asset strategy announcement. 4/09/2018
https://www.ipwea.org/blogs/intouch/2018/09/04/victoria-to-adopt-new-digital-asset-strategy-for-i
QLD Government have released their BIM principles. 29/11/2018
http://www.dsdmip.qld.gov.au/infrastructure/building-information-modelling-bim.html

29/10/2018arcadis-logo

AECOM Logo    Logo Tract
Hi Folks
We have just completed 3 AECOsim Training Workshops and it has been another success. Thank you to all those that participated in the AECOsim workshops, we had over 50 people attend the 3 workshops, so once again this concept seems to be the type of events you would like to see us provide, and we will be doing some more in 2019. A big thanks must go to our sponsors, Aecom, Arcadis and Tract Consultants for providing excellent venues and catering along with the necessary support on the days, and to Bentley Systems for their help in promoting the events and to Stuart Milne for his excellent training, vast knowledge of the new software, and assistance in the production of the AU Dataset. Thanks also to your employers for providing the time for participants to attend, and to the BUGVA committee members for their help and support, working as a team.

In 2019 we are planning to hold 2 regular evening meetings 5:30pm to 8:30pm, a few half or full day workshops, and we will be supporting the Bentley Civil User Association of Australasia Conference. We are currently organising the schedule and topics for our events, but need your suggestions to help get the most desired topics, please send your ideas via the email form below.
With the change in event types in 2018, we have had an increased participation of 168% and we expect that 2019 will increase by a similar amount, so thank you to all those that benefited from our 2018 events.

As you can see, we have launched our website and will try to post the information you are looking for, please help by providing feedback and ideas for website content, and please forward a link to your friends and colleagues.