In a bid to drive a greater understanding and support the implementation of BIM with civil engineer surveyors, UK BIM Alliance is delighted to announce a formal affiliation with the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES).
Stephen Slessor FCInstCES, President, CICES, said: “Joining the UK BIM Alliance Affiliate Programme will ensure that civil engineering surveying is represented in the vital work the alliance is doing. There are areas we’d like to see more research in, and guidance on, for surveyors, and we’re looking forward to working closely with the alliance for the benefit of our members, the wider industry and the societies we serve.”
Garry Fannon FCIOB, UK BIM Alliance Affiliates Leadership Team, said: “We are delighted to welcome the CICES and its members as affiliates to the UKBIMA. This commitment is a positive step forward to improve communication and understanding between the Alliance and CICES members, delivering support, clarity and consistency as the Construction Industry digitally transforms.”
The Affiliate programme aims to bring together the professional institutions, trade associations and any other industry organisations to provide a consistent message and coordinated approach to digital transformation, working across silos to a shared objective.
About the UK BIM Alliance
We are here to support the built environment sector take the first fundamental step in their journey to digital transformation. The UK BIM Alliance aims to ensure BIM becomes business as usual whilst at the same time, transforming and future proofing the way the industry work. The UK BIM Alliance is also the UK & Ireland chapter of buildingSMART.
About the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) is the leading professional body for specialists in geospatial engineering and commercial management in infrastructure. CICES is an internationally renowned centre of excellence in the art and science of civil engineering surveying to serve the public and satisfy the needs of the construction industry worldwide. CICES began in 1969 as the Association of Surveyors in Civil Engineering, was incorporated in 1972, and received a royal charter in 2009. It is a registered educational charity.