Claudia Cozzitorto is the founder and Chair of the Toronto BIM Community, a practicing architect and the Director of Design Technologies at Diamond Schmitt Architects, a board member of buildingSMART Canada and AECO Innovations. Leading the implementation of BIM in multiple offices, she is an advocate of collaboration, openBIM and BIM workflows.
Steve Nonis is a Partner at Turner Fleischer Architects, leading the Residential + Mixed-Use department and is at the forefront of the firm’s BIM initiatives. He joined the firm in 2002 and was instrumental in TF’s pioneering efforts to apply 3D design processes to satisfy client objectives. Steve’s hands on approach wasn’t taught in the classroom – it’s a consequence of respectful collaboration with clients, consultants and trades. He is driven to achieve the optimum connection between advances in new design technologies and the pursuit of breakthrough architectural solutions.
Arash Shahi is the Associate Director of Building Tall Research Centre at University of Toronto and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Waterloo. Arash brings over 10 years of experience in managing construction research projects and has a passion for finding solutions to the challenges faced by the construction industry in implementing BIM processes and integrating innovative technologies.
Amal Madanat is a design manager and BIM leader at Multiplex, she manages and oversees Multiplex BIM strategic planning in North America. Her career is focused on digital delivery strategies for large scale projects.
Akira Jones is a Mechanical Engineer and the BIM Leader at HH Angus. He brings a deep understanding of BIM processes, Revit MEP and other BIM software tools. This knowledge was gained over many years’ intensive experience. Akira now manages the firm’s group of BIM specialists along with our knowledge management initiatives around BIM technologies for operations staff.
An architecture graduate from Ryerson University and an early adopter of building information modelling, Jeff has 12+ years of experience supporting offices with BIM training, implementation and management. Jeff is the BIM Manager at Kasian.
Daniel is a BIM Specialist at BNKC Architects. His passion for technology and architecture has driven him to seek collaboration with organizations invested in improving the GTAH’s built environment and adoption of technology.