The 1st international conference on Building Information Modeling (BIM) was held by the efforts of Mehregan Design-Build group and the most appreciated support of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, Iran Project Management Association and top domestic universities. Doubtlessly, the keynote speeches made by experts around the globe such as Germany, Italy, The United States, Australia and the UK, alongside the round tables, papers and case studies presented, regarded as the turning point of the 1st conference was warmly welcomed by the experts, academic staff and governmental organizations and provided a convenient platform for the development and promotion of BIM more accurate concepts.
The Scientific Committee and the organizers of this 2-day conference, believe that in accordance to the topics investigated in the conference, the followings are essential in order to transcend from the current positon to the position of excellence on the basis of BIM:
Considering the BIM development infrastructures such as IT & ICT and legal-contractual infrastructures.
- Tracing up a Road map for the development of BIM in the country and defining promotional and supporting regulations by the governmental agencies.
- Promoting the accurate concept of BIM among experts and avoid hastiness.
- Establishing BIM scientific associations and forums in order to standardize educational courses and awarding certificates to the qualified individuals or companies.
- Teaching the BIM concepts and its implementation methods in universities and also initiating the field of BIM as an independent university major.
- Organizing annual international conferences and events in order to develop international communications and review the findings on the path of BIM development and maturity in the country.
It is expected that by the achievement of the above mentioned and the ever-increasing efforts of the administrators of construction in the academic staff, public and private sectors, the speed of concurrence with this approach augments and our beloved country can manage to export technical and engineering BIM services around the globe.