BIM talkshow and BIM impacts on construction management

On Thursday, March 22nd 2018, the Institute of Building Investment and Management at the National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE) organized a talkshow called “BIM and its impacts on construction management” together with the British Council and other institutions.

Participants included: Guests – Dr. Ta Ngoc Binh as Deputy Head of Expert Group for the Government’s BIM Steering Committee, Mr. Dinh Viet Duy as General Director of Commercial Joint Stock Construction Company No. 2 (ACSC), Ms. Do Thi Mai Huong as Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vingroup, Ms. Pham Thi Thu Hien as Vice Director of Daiwa House Vietnam, representatives of state managing agencies in construction investment, enterprises, institutions and research organizations in construction. From the NUCE: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen The Quan as Director of the Institute of Investment in Construction Management, Dr. Nguyen Lien Huong as Dean of the Faculty of Building Economics and Management, representatives of Faculties and Departments, lecturers and students of engineering in Hanoi.

Panorama of the talkshow

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen The Quan - Director of the Institute of Investment in Construction Management (IICM) at the NUCE - delivered an opening speech and stated that the talkshow was an opportunity to facilitate culture exchange and communication, connection and sharing, as well as cooperation within the BIM community in Vietnam in order to enhance the public awareness of the role that BIM should play in the construction management. He also confirmed that BIM would not only be a tool, but also an environment to manage projects so that project management could become more and more professional and effective. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen The Quan hoped that the talkshow would also be a chance for a better cooperation for BIM state managing agencies and enterprises in real-life construction investment projects and in BIM workforce development for Vietnam.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen The Quan – Director of the Institute of Investment in Construction Management (NUCE) made an opening speech

The talkshow “BIM and its impacts on construction management” focused on the following main points:

  • BIM for project management, the importance of BIM application to design, construction and building operation.
  • Introduction of projects in which BIM has been applied at Commercial Joint-stock Construction Company No. 2 (ACSC) at design stage and construction stage.
  • Communication and Q’s & A’s with guests.
  • Ten awards to take a test for Autodesk Certified Professional Certificates.

Mr. Dinh Viet Duy – General Director of Commercial Joint Stock Construction Company No. 2 – presented on BIM at the talkshow

The talkshow “BIM and its impacts on construction management” was activity within the framework of a project called “BIM workforce development in Vietnam through BIM building and training and sustainable cooperation with enterprises in the building industry” supported by the British Council through Higher Education Cooperation Fund.

Pham Nhung – Department of Information and Communication