AOC Show 309: Moving Towards Open Data Standards

Johnny Fortune, BIM Program Director at the National Institute of Building Sciences, joins AOC (The Art of Construction) for episode 309 and the second episode in their series leading up to Digital Built Week 2023.

Johnny Fortune is a technology leader and subject matter expert in BIM for the AECO industry. He serves as the Director of the U.S. National BIM Program with the National Institute of Building Sciences, where he focuses on leading a program to improve efficiencies in the design and construction industry. With over 20 years of experience in CAD and BIM management, he has extensive experience in developing technology strategies, standards, training, workflows, and integrations with external stakeholders. Fortune is a contributing author for several national standards and has frequently presented at technology conferences over the last decade.

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that supports advances in building science and technology. They were established by the U.S. Congress in 1974. They bring together experts from throughout the building industry, design, architecture, construction, and government, and lead conversations to ensure our buildings and communities remain safe. In 2021 NIBS launched their national BIM program in an effort to standardize BIM and data processes throughout the building industry in the United States.

Art of Construction provides business, sales, and marketing strategies to the building industry through the mediums of podcasting, video, webinars, live events, and built projects. They are a global network of contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, designers, skilled tradespeople, scientists, technology experts, owners, entrepreneurs, and visionaries dedicated to learning, growing, and pioneering the best way forward for the construction industry and our planet.

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