WSP’s Mostafa Elashmawy becomes nima international ambassador

WSP’s Mostafa Elashmawy becomes nima international ambassador

Nima is expanding its network of international ambassadors, with Mostafa Elashmawy – head of BIM and GIS at WSP Middle East – the latest addition. Mostafa graduated as a civil/structural engineer and worked as a coordinator for other disciplines. His in-depth knowledge of architectural, landscape, and MEP works has helped him work as a global…

Confidence the key theme at Women in BIM London conference

Confidence the key theme at Women in BIM London conference

Confidence was the key theme at Women in BIM‘s London conference on 22 November 2023. Delegates were welcomed to the sold-out event, held at The View in Lincoln’s Inn, by Marie Grieve, newly appointed as WIB’s global vice-chair, and heard a video address from global chair Rebecca De Cicco before getting down to business. Keynote…

Neill Tupman wins nima Virtual Conference prize

Neill Tupman wins nima Virtual Conference prize

Brighton-based Neill Tupman, principal BIM technician at Royal HaskoningDHV, won the £250 technology voucher prize from the treasure hunt at nima’s virtual conference on 2 November 2023. Every person that completed the treasure hunt was entered into a prize draw, and Neill, who plays guitar in rock bands, scooped the voucher. “I really enjoyed the…

ISO19650 Feedback please!

ISO19650 Feedback please!

As part of our ongoing exercise in forming an understanding about National Level adoption of the ISO19650 suite of standards around the world, we have produced a short survey that we hope you can help with. This will help nima provide better resources and a level of industry engagement that influences positive steps forward throughout…

BIM Today: the first year of nima’s evolution from the UK BIM Alliance

BIM Today: the first year of nima’s evolution from the UK BIM Alliance

In the September 2023 issue of UK trade magazine BIM Today, nima vice-chair Paul Wilkinson looks at nima’s journey since transitioning from the UK BIM Alliance in October 2022, and its efforts to embed more data-driven ways of delivering our built environment. These are some edited extracts from what Paul wrote: “After more than a…

Matthew West

Matthew West

nima and the members of the GIIG were sorry to hear of the recent death of Matthew West. A leading authority on information quality, ontology and data modelling, Matthew was a contributor to CDBB’s National Digital Twin programme, and was formative in the development of its Information Management Framework. For over 40 years Matthew was…

nima Virtual Conference: Thursday 2 November 2023
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nima Virtual Conference: Thursday 2 November 2023

The nima Virtual Conference 2023 is taking place on the new date of Thursday 2 November, in an all-new 3D environment, built to allow our audience to engage, connect and learn in an energising virtual space. At nima our ultimate vision is a thriving and sustainable built and natural environment, transformed by exploiting purpose-driven data….

Reinvigorating the nima BIM Academic Forum (BAF) – Workshop Invitation!

Reinvigorating the nima BIM Academic Forum (BAF) – Workshop Invitation!

The BIM Academic Forum (BAF) is a nima BIM4 community working group. Established in late 2011, we respond to the changing need across the construction industry to help develop professionals with the required knowledge and skills for a transforming industry.  We do this by promoting the academic aspects of the digital transformation agenda.  The forum is…

Marzia’s International Influence

Marzia’s International Influence

In recognition of her global influence, Marzia Bolpagni is widening her role with nima as an International Ambassador.  As Associate Director – Head of BIM International at Mace, an international construction and consultancy firm with offices across five global hubs, Marzia develops and implements Information Management (IM) Strategies for international clients with focus on sustainability and…