Integrating BIM into NEC Contracts webinar

6 June 2018

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The UK Government described BIM as the “first truly global digital construction technology. The industry is moving towards the adoption of BIM, and in turn NEC Contracts are supporting an increased integration of BIM into all projects.
NEC3 has always allowed for the technical requirements of BIM to be included in the contract documentation and NEC4 has introduced a new secondary option on Information Modelling, X10. This deals with issues around information modelling, information ownership, and liability of the parties. The Information Modelling option allows the Client to decide how it wants information to be created and specify that as part of the scope.
Following the launch of the new BIM protocol by CIC on 10 March, NEC launched a new practice note “How to use the CIC BIM Protocol with NEC4”. This webinar will guide attendees through the practical steps of using BIM with NEC Contracts.

Ian Heaphy and Richard Patterson will discuss:
  • What is Information Modelling
  • NEC approach to Information Modelling in NEC3 and use of version 1 of the CIC Protocol
  • NEC4 X10 Information Modelling
  • NEC4 X10 and version 2 of the CIC Protocol
  • Tips on the use of the X12 with the CIC Protocol
  • Tips on the use of X10 without the CIC Protocol
Ian Heaphy 
NEC4 Contract Board &
Director at IN Construction Consulting
Richard Patterson
NEC4 drafter and Procurement & NEC Specialist at Mott MacDonald
Ian has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, including aviation, oil & gas, rail, water, highways and building. He has worked with clients across the UK, Middle East, Far East and North America including government bodies, private employers and international contractors. He specialises in the development and
implementation of innovative  procurement strategies with particular expertise around
incentivisation, partnering, alliancing and target cost/cost reimbursable contracts for major projects and programmes of work.
Ian regularly facilitates workshops and delivers training in contract forms and procurement & contract strategies. He also frequently speaks at industry events and has had numerous articles published in construction journals.
In addition to his NEC and procurement work Ian also acts as adjudicator, dispute resolver and quantum Expert Witness.
Richard is a chartered civil engineer and procurement and NEC specialist with global development, engineering and management consultant, Mott MacDonald.

Richard advised on possibly Mott’s first use of the NEC when he moved to their procurement team in 1996 and has worked with the NEC ever since. He supports Motts teams and their clients in all sectors from the Halley VI research station on the Antarctic, Transnet in South Africa, the Jumeriah Golf Estates in Dubai. In Hong Kong, he has supported the Mott MacDonald’s Hong Kong team on its commissions advising various departments of the Government of Hong Kong on their trial projects using NEC.
Richard was part of the NEC4 drafting team. 

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