1.Virtual Summit

The buildingSMART
Virtual Summit
26 Oct - 6 Nov 2020

The buildingSMART Virtual Summit
26 October - 6 November 2020

The buildingSMART
Virtual Summit

All the webinars are available on demand
1B. Awards

The buildingSMART Awards Winners Have Been Announced

The buildingSMART Awards Winners Have Been Announced

The buildingSMART Awards Winners Have Been Announced

PC in openBIM
Professional Certification in openBIM
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buildingSMART USA is the US Chapter of buildingSMART International supporting the digital transformation for building and infrastructure projects. buildingSMART is a worldwide industry body driving the digital transformation of the built asset industry. buildingSMART is committed to delivering improvement by the creation and adoption of open, international standards and solutions for infrastructure and buildings. buildingSMART is the community for industry leaders working to transform the design, construction, operation and maintenance of built assets. buildingSMART is an open, neutral and not-for-profit organization.

buildingSMART International recently hosted the 2nd virtual summit of 2020, the videos are now available on demand for everyone. All the Opening Plenary speakers, Awards Program, Room Sessions, Program and Partners Plenary, Chapter Conference, Strategic Advisory Council and much more are available to you for free. Take the opportunity to explore and hear the latest on the buildingSMART projects, rooms and work around the world on international standards. Below we have linked directly to the keynotes on the role of Open BIM from a US Perspective as well as, Infrastructure, Railway and Airports Room sessions.


Professional Certification


The global benchmark for openBIM training

buildingSMART International's Strategic Advisory Council


ARUP brings together professionals from diverse disciplines and with complementary skills, on a uniquely global scale. The depth of expertise and sheer numbers of specialists allow Arup to take on complex, strategic projects that no other firm could deliver. Arup’s commitment to a sustainable approach to all its projects is both enshrined in a formal sustainability policy and embraced personally by the individuals that together make up the firm. Arup’s ownership structure actively reinforces this approach and holds the firm accountable to its own people for its independent approach, and to its social and corporate responsibility. www.arup.com


Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you’ve ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you’ve experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software. www.Autodesk.com


China Communications Construction Company Ltd. CCCC is a world leading enterprise in port, highway and bridge design and construction, the world's No. 1 dredging enterprise and the leader of global port machinery, as well as China's largest international project contractor and international design company. CCCC led Chinese building enterprises among Forbes Global 500 in 2012 and has kept ahead of Chinese enterprises among ENR Top 225 International Contractors for the sixth consecutive year. www.en.ccccltd.cn

China Railway BIM Alliance

China Railway BIM Alliance is a BIM professional self-discipline organization in the railway industry, the decision-making body is the member representative assembly, and the board of directors and the secretariat are established as the executing agency and daily office. The Alliance focuses on the research, survey, design, construction, construction, operation and maintenance, manufacturing enterprises and related key universities in the domestic rail transit industry. www.crbim.com


Nemetschek is a globally leading provider of software solutions for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry. With its 14 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves more than 2.3 million users in 142 countries from 60 locations worldwide. Founded in 1963 by Professor Georg Nemetschek, the company focuses on innovations such as Open Building Information Modeling (Open BIM) for the AEC market of tomorrow. Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the TecDAX, the company achieved revenues of EUR 337.3 million and an EBITDA of 88.0 EUR million in the 2016 fiscal year. www.nemetschek.com


The Oracle Cloud offers a complete suite of integrated applications for Sales, Service, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Manufacturing, plus Highly-Automated and Secure Generation 2 Infrastructure featuring the Oracle Autonomous Database. For more information about Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), please visit us at oracle.com.


Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry.

buildingSMART International News

openBIM for Infrastructure

Center for integrated facility engineering (CIFE) Virtual Summer Program 2020

The buildingSMART USA Chapter Re-launches

The buildingSMART Awards Winners Have Been Announced

buildingSMART International: Autodesk Joins Strategic Advisory Council

buildingSMART International and Digital Twin Consortium Sign Memorandum of Understanding

The buildingSMART International Awards Program 2020 Finalists Announced

The International Standards Summit in Lillestrøm is Now Cancelled

buildingSMART Positioning Paper: Enabling an Ecosystem of Digital Twins