Successful Meeting of the CitA North West BIM Region


Chairperson Anne Boner reports that last week’s CitA North West BIM Region meeting was a successful event and well attended. The meeting titled ‘Sharing Knowledge’ was held on October 5th in Letterkenny IT.

The speakers at the event were Jimmy Fahy, BAM Contractors; Mel McGerr, MMA Digital; Kimmo Illikainen, Oulu University, Finland. Jimmy Fahy’s presentation was titled ‘Architectural Technology & BIM – Project Experiences’. Mel McGerr’s presentation was titled ‘BIM Services – Past and Current Projects’. Kimmo Illikainen’s presentation was titled ‘BIM in Finland – Construction Business and Education.’

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Anne describing the event, said: ‘We were very pleased with how our event went. The speakers covered BIM in a local, national and International context. As well as being informative, it was also a good networking opportunity with some people staying on for an hour after the event having discussions over coffee. The total attendance recorded was 85.’

IT Sligo in collaboration with Letterkenny IT, CitA and the region set up the Construction IT Alliance (CitA) BIM North West Region to promote BIM knowledge, training, and best practices.

For more information on the CitA BIM North West Region, please contact the Chairpersons: Trevor McSharry ( or Anne Boner (

Follow the CitA North West Region on Twitter: @CITANWBIMRegion

BIM People – Trevor McSharry, Chairperson of the CitA North West BIM Region: will keep you updated on news from the CitA BIM Regions. Follow on Twitter: @BIMIreland

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