The bS-USA Technical Committee focuses its efforts on:
- The development of enabling standards and technologies advancing the digitization of the built asset industry in the USA market according to buildingSMART International principles, processes, and standards;
- The communication of the Committee’s and chapter members’ efforts for the USA market, as well as interaction with market stakeholders, including software and hardware developers/vendors, academia, and end users of technology and standards such as designers, engineers, contractors, owners, operators, and regulating authorities.
The Technical Committee also oversees the supporting efforts of two Working Groups:
- The US Data Dictionary (USDD) Working Group – A committee of bS-USA members with keen interest in providing important content for openBIM users in the USA market and beyond utilizing the buildingSMART Data Dictionary
- The Solutions Provider Group (SPG) – A peer-based forum for USA market software and hardware solution providers who are members of buildingSMART.
Call to Action:
The bS-USA Technical Committee is always looking for participation and membership from technical experts in the USA. Our committee aims to build a diverse representation of domain experiences and levels of technical expertise.
Current Committee Members:
Jeffrey W. Ouellette, jō consulting – Chair
Aaron Costin, University of Florida – USDD Chair
Connor Christian, Procore Technologies, Inc. – SPG Chair
Dennis Shelden, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Alexa Mitchell, HDR, Inc.
Abhishek Bhargava, WSP