Seminaarit   -   Seminars

IAI presentations and workshop in Helsinki
November 20.-21.1997 

One of the main items in Vera programme is data sharing within AEC/FM industry. The Steering Group has made the decision that all software development projects in the programme must support the IFC model of IAI. To promote the work  in IAI and with IFC definitions some of the technical key persons in IAI and implementors of IFC were invited to Finland.

Foreign Guests

Person Role in IAI Company Country
Jim Forester NA Chapter HVAC Coordinator Marinsoft Inc USA
Marc S. Goldman Software developer Autodesk Inc USA
Richard Junge Research Advisory Committee member TU Munich Germany
Thomas Liebich Specification Task Force member CAB Junge & Liebich Germany
Peter Muigg German Chapter Technical Coordinator Muigg Computer Austria
Robert Rottermann Software developer RoCAD Informatik Switzerland
Richard See International Technical Director Visio Corporation USA
Rasso Steinmann Implementation Group Chairman Nemetschek Germany

Thursday 20th November 1997

Time Place and subject

9:30 - 10:15 The Annual Meeting of Rakli (Finnish Building Owners Association)
Images from the meeting
9:30 - 9:35 Opening
Short presentation of the show and participants
Chair: Arto Kiviniemi
9:35 - 9:55 What are IAI and IFC ?
Presentation of organisation, goal and benefits
Richard See
9:55 - 10:15 Demo presentations of current IFC software
AcadGRAPH
Microstation
Archicad
AutoCAD
Muigg
RoCAD

Thomas Liebich
Mika Salolahti
Severi Virolainen
Marc S. Goldman
Peter Muigg
Robert Rottermann

12:30 - 18:00  IAI and current software presentations and discussions of international co-operation 
LUNA auditorium in  DUO building of Spektri - Metsänneidonkuja 6, Tapiola
Open seminar, 69 persons participated the seminar, participants.
Images from the meeting
12:30 - 12:45 Opening of the seminar
Short presentation of the seminar and participants
Chair: Arto Kiviniemi
12:45 - 13:15 International Alliance for Interoperability
Presentation of organisation, goal and benefits
Richard See
13:15 - 14:00 Demo presentations of current IFC software
AcadGRAPH
Microstation
Archicad
AutoCAD
Muigg
RoCAD

Thomas Liebich
Mika Salolahti
Severi Virolainen
Marc S. Goldman
Peter Muigg
Robert Rottermann
14:00 - 14:30 IFC 1.5 objects and software development
Presentation of 1.5 content and implementation possibilities
Peter Muigg
14:30 - 14:45 Possibility to convert current drawings to models
Short presentation of Naoki project
Richard See
14:45 - 15:15 IFC 2.0 and 3.0 projects
Short presentation of project content and situation
Richard See
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 - 18:00 Partition of the seminar to two groups:

Common group Chair: Arto Kiviniemi
15:45 - 16:15 IFC development process
Short presentation of the process of developing IFC models and the various roles played by different members of IAI
Richard See
16:15 - 16:45 Co-ordination and schedule
Overall schedule for IFC work and project co-ordination
Richard See
16:45 - 18:00 Discussion about international co-operation in IAI projects
Open discussion of 2.0 and 3.0 projects
All

Building Services Group Chair: Reijo Hänninen
15:45 - 16:05 Strategic business planning and IAI in a building services company Reijo Hänninen 
16:05 - 16:20 Product models and Finnish building services software development Pekka Metsi
16:20 - 16:30 Situation in the electrical domain Seppo Pyyskänen 
16:30 - 17:15 Building services IFC-development - Overview and future ideas Jim Forester
17:15 - 17:35 HVAC-IFC as a basis for HVAC-CAD software development Robert Rottermann
17:35 - 18:00 Discussion and conclusions All

Friday 21th November 1997

Time Place and subject

9:00 - 16:30 RTS (Building Information Institute), Runeberginkatu 5, Helsinki
For IAI members only, 46 persons participated the workshop, participants
Images from the meeting
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome
Short presentation of the hosting company: RTS

Markku Salmi
9:10 - 9:30 Opening of the workshop
Short presentation of the workshop and participants

Chair: Arto Kiviniemi
9:30 - 9:45 Product Model Standards in the construction industry
Relationship between IAI and STEP

Richard Junge
9:45 - 10:15 Implementation Group
Membership, demands, activities etc

Rasso Steinmann
10:15 - 10:30 Toolboxes for IFC
Presentation of current possibilities
Peter Muigg and
Rasso Steinmann
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 11:00 Finnish IFC Browser and VIP2000 project
Software and project presentation

Jiri Hietanen
11:00 - 12:00 IFC 1.5 in detail
Model Architecture, methodology and content

Thomas Liebich
12:00 - 12:30 Expanding the current model
Use of extended attribute sets and proxy objects

Jim Forester
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 13:45 Finnish software example of the electrical expansion
AIO Group

Tom Hiltunen
13:45 - 14:00 A project proposal for electrical classification system
Tampere University of Technology

Kari Sirén
14:00- 14:30 Projects in IFC 2.0
Project presentation and discussion

Chair: Richard See
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee break
14:45 - 15:15 Projects in IFC 3.0
Project presentation and discussion

Chair: Richard See
15:15 - 16:30 End discussion
Open discussion about "how to continue from here"

Chair: Richard See