Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with the British Standards Institute (BSI), has recently held Innovation in Building Information Modelling (BIM) Summit.
The event, had taken place on the sidelines of the Big 5 Trade Show, shed light on the high level achieved by RTA in this field.
Abdul Reda Abu Al Hasan, Executive Director of Rail Planning & Projects Development cum Head of the BIM Implementation Committee at RTA, elaborated the strategic plan and roadmap developed by RTA for the implementation of this system.
Abu Al Hasan reflected on the achievements and certificates obtained by RTA, especially being the first entity ever certified with the BIM Level 2 Asset Lifecycle.
Added Abu Al Hasan: “Through holding Innovation in BIM Summit on the sidelines of RTA’s participation in the Big 5 Trade Show, we aim to transfer knowledge about the latest innovative solutions used in RTA’s projects to building industry specialists.
“We also intend to publicize this system across public entities in the UAE and reap the benefits of implementing it at the local and international levels given its efficacy in improving the building technology.”
The BSI gave a full review of revisions made to the international standards along with solutions for obtaining certificates in this regard.
About 120 delegates from consultant and contracting companies attended the summit, along with representatives of several public departments in Dubai.