Nordic BIM Academy

March 20th to 22nd 2018 

The conference takes place at the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel

3-day conference

20th to 22nd of march 2018 Nohrcon, BIM Equity and buildingSMART will host the second edition of Nordic BIM Academy. The conference will showcase how BIM front runners from all over the world are closing the gaps between disciplines and software platforms within the AEC industry. Invest three days, and we promise that you will learn something new about the fast expanding world of BIM.

Nordic BIM Academy is a 3 day conference in Copenhagen with tightly scheduled lectures and activities:

  • Welcome reception
  • High level keynote presentations from leaders from the technology industry  
  • Project specific cases and OpenBIM in Action
  • Excursions to buildings sites and office visits
  • “Build Copenhagen Live” competition
  • Dinner and social networking

The conference takes place at the Marriott Hotel Copenhagen

The Nordic BIM Academy is the perfect opportunity to learn about the newest developments and overall possibilities with BIM. During 3 days Project Owners, Developers, Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Facility Managers will learn and experience what OpenBIM offers in terms of benefits for design, construction and maintenance operations. Hence Nordic BIM Academy does not only target the day-to-day CAD/BIM-professionals and users, but also reaches out to CEO’s and Management Teams.

Seats are limited, so make sure to get hold of your ticket as soon as possible, as we expect attendants from Denmark, the Nordic Neighbor Countries and Europe. 

mexico city airport


PROJECT PRESENTATION / At 743,000 square metres the New International Airport Mexico City will become one of the world’s largest airports when it opens in 2020. The project is a collaboration between Foster + Partners, FR-EE and NACO. Presentation by Peter Mortensen, BIM Coordinator, Foster + Partners.


Portræt af Emil Thorup / fotograf: Sara Toft Jessen/ - All rights reserved


HOST / Emil Thorup will host Nordic BIM Academy. Emil Thorup is an eminent presenter with experience from Live TV shows that have reached over a million viewers. Besides being a sought-after presenter and TV-host. Emil Thorup is also founder of HANDVÄRK that specialize in furniture design



FIELD TRIP / Kalvebod Fælled School is designed by renowned Danish Architects Lundgaard & Tranberg. The school has a focus on sport and movement and sports facilities are therefore placed  at the heart of the circular school building, that also makes most of its combined urban and nature close location.



PROJECT PRESENTATION / The new acute care hospital in North Zealand are experimenting with VR in the building process and are also planning to use VR once the hospital is up and running. Learn the project team’s experiences with user enhancement through VR and digital tools. Presentation by Sune From, Project Director, New North Zealand Hospital

NBIMA 02 Tagkronen


PROJECT PRESENTATION / Tagkronen is a housing project based on the principles of sustainability, community and livability. The project provides a mix of housing types, built using recyclable materials and near to public transport. The project is built from prefabricated wood modules – a very CO2-friendly construction technique. Presentation by Sangberg.



PROJECT PRESENTATION / Tripla is a mixed-use project with 355.000 sqm gross area that will comprise a shopping mall, congress center, housing, a hotel, a multiplex cinema and a public transportation hub. In Tripla BIM allows continuous communication between dozens of engineers, consultants, city and state authorities, and contractors. The main architectural model interlinks individual parts of the scheme from different models. Presentation by Vesa Putkonen, BIM Manager, Architects Soini & Horto Ltd. (AS&H)


cph lufthavn


PROJECT PRESENTATION / Copenhagen Airport is expanding, and will handle 40 million passengers – almost twice the number served today – once the expansion is finished. Learn how BIM is a central part of the expansion project. Presentation by Michael Ørsted, Head of Department, Technical Knowledge Center CPH.

torben klitgaard


KEYNOTE SPEAKER / For years we have worked on integrating digital tools in the construction industry with the main purpose to eliminate mistakes and work smarter – but is this really happening? And what is the main reason for digitalization? Torben Klitgaard, Director of BLOXHUB – a community and co-working space for sustainable urbanization, shares his views.



FIELD TRIP / At the site of a former Police station at Hummeltoftevej North of Copenhagen a new residential project consisting of 148 apartments is under development. MT Højgaard, one of Denmark’s largest constructors, is in charge of the sustainable project with Werk Architects and Mannik & Storm as close collaborators.

lene espersen


Keynote Speaker / New technologies are opening a whole new world of possibilities. Lene Espersen is CEO at The Danish Association of Architectural Firms, and will talk about the benefits and challenges of digitalization in the AEC-industry.


Aidea -

STUDIO PRESENTATION / Aidea is an integrated architectural design studio that is listed as one of the 100 largest architectural firms in the world. The company is located in Manila in the Philippines and has a staff of around 170. Aidea is engaged in large projects all over the world, and since 2005 they have exclusively used BIM as their working method. Presentation by Abelardo M. Tolentino Jr., CEO, Aidea.


Building 310

FIELD TRIP / Building 310 at The Technical University of Denmark is a new research and laboratory building that will function as a new base DTU Energy In addition, the building will contain a new 3D Imaging Center for DTU Physics, DTU Energy and DTU Compute.