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International meetings in Toronto

by Jan Karlshøj last modified Apr 06, 2015 12:58 AM
The Toronto Summit toke place in the week commencing Sunday 26th October 2014. The buildingSMART plenaries, room meetings and working group meetings were scheduled for Monday through Wednesday, 27th to 29th October. On Thursday 30th October there was an opportunity to discuss matters of mutual interest with ISO delegates and to mix socially with local Canadian organisations.

All international meetings were held at the Allstream Conference Centre, Toronto.

The international dinner toke place at Toronto Tower TorontoTower


buildingSMART Award 2014

Business Gain through Open Technology 2014

Award-Oestfold Award-Bradford

Winner: New Hospital Project in Østfold, Norway

Photo: Kjell Ivar Bakkmoen (left) South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority and Richard Petrie CEO, buildingSMART International and Jan Karlshøj, Building Room Leader.

Special mention SME: Bradford College - The David Hockney Building, UK

Photo: Nick Tune (left) BRE on behalf of Bond Bryan Architects and Richard Petrie CEO, buildingSMART International.

Award-Analysis Award_Oerebro

Special mention Analysis of design quality: Statistical Analysis of 153 Different Projects, Denmark.

Photo: Joakim Lockert, Lasse Langhoff Wilms, and Nicholas Holst all MT Hojgaard Denmark, Richard Petrie CEO, buildingSMART International.

Special mention SME: Business School building at Örebro University, Sweden

Photo: Juul Frost Architects, Denmark.



Plenaries and Awards

Plenaries session and presentation of participants in Business Gain through Open Technology 2014, Heroes of interoperability award.

Room meetings

 Building (Process) Room meeting

Building (Process) Room is focusing in process and data flow in during the lifecycle of construction facilities. Specific areas of interest are Information Delivery Manuals (IDM) and BIM Guidelines.


Certification of organisations, users and software.

Infra Room meeting

Infra Room is focusing enabling data interoperability during the life-cycle of infrastructure facilities e.g. road bridges, railways, waterways and supply system.

Product Room meeting - empty

Product Room is focusing on the buildingSMART Data Dictionary that can be used to define definitions that can be used in product libraries and to enable exchange data according to well-defined terms.

Regulatory Room meeting

Regulatory Room is focusing on regulators need for information and the processes related to building permit etc.

Tech Room meeting

Meeting in the International Technical Management Committee (ITM).


Working Group meeting: P02 Coordination View

Working Group meeting: P04 Consolidated (P03 RLOM, P4, P9)

Working Group meeting: P05 Bridge

Working Group meeting: P06 Alignment

Working Group meeting: P07 BIM Guidelines


Collaboration between ISO, OGC and buildingSMART

Chapter reports

Link to reports