BIM-MEP Aus Construction Innovation Forum

Published: 16 May 2018

Construction Innovation Forum


23 – 24 August

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

2018 Speaker Profile



Jose Oliveira is an enthusiast and experienced BIM strategist with 10 years’ experience in the industry. His genuine interest in the BIM field led him to research, develop and implement effective BIM strategies and workflows.Jose recently launched DiRoots, a BIM consultancy and digital technology company aiming to transform the AEC and manufacturers’ global communities. The vision of DiRoots is to create affordable, smart digital tools that will help designers, contractors and manufacturers disrupt and automate traditional workflows.Previous to DiRoots, he has worked as UK BIM Director at WSP and Autodesk Consulting to assist in the development and definition of the BIM guidelines for a major rail project in the Middle East. Not least, he has recently completed an MSc in BIM and Integrated Design to have a deeper and more solid understanding of BIM. Jose is currently a member of the CIBSE BIM and Digital Engineering steering group.


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BIM-MEPAUS Technical Developments

To enhance the mechanical discipline modelling practices, new generic Revit families including long coupled, close coupled and inline centrifugal pumps have been uploaded to the BIM-MEPAUS website for subscribers to download and use in project models. In addition to expanding the mechanical families, the electrical discipline benefits from new generic families for switchboards, distribution boards and electrical enclosures, which are also available for download from the BIM-MEPAUS website. The new generic families can be viewed here.