BIM-GIS Integration for Architecture, Engineering & Construction (Oct 2021)

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If you are interested in learning more about BIM in its widest meaning, as well as learning how to integrate BIM and GIS data - join us!

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BIM-GIS Integration for Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC)

Course Creators: This course is brought to you in partnership from BimEnable (part of GeoEnable) and Esri UK & Ireland.

Course style: This is a 2 day LIVE, Tutor-lead course where you will be able to ask questions throughout the training.

Who is this for? If you are interested to align BIM with GIS and are a GIS, Geomatics Engineer, Surveyor, Architect, Engineer Technician or Professional who contribute to a BIM process this is the course for you.

Course Outline: BIM-GIS Integration for Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Day 1: Strategic Overview, Background to BIM and Context for Opportunities

The first day of this 2-day course is delivered by BimEnable, part of GeoEnable. Who will introduce an overview of BIM (Building Information Modelling) & Asset Information in the context of UK BIM Level 2 (BS / PAS 1192) & International Standards (ISO 19650).

Geospatially-Enabled Information Ecosystems: We look into the benefits, opportunities and challenges of creating and maintaining a fully Geo-Enabled BIM environment. As part of this, we introduce the concepts and principals for integration between GIS / Geospatial and BIM solutions to provide an integrated, cloud-to-cloud 'GeoBIM' environment and how this might be achieved.

Finishing with GIS/BIM applications including the Internet of Things, Smart Cities and Gemini Principles – the UK National Digital Twin.

Day 2: Practical, Hands-On Application of Esri Solutions for BIM-GIS Integration

Delegates will put the theory and principles learned on the first day into practice. The second day is delivered by an Esri UK & Ireland Instructor where delegates will experience demonstrations and hands-on exercises using the ArcGIS platform to integrate with CAD and BIM datasets. You will learn the workflows associated with handling GIS & CAD data and BIM models utilising geoprocessing tools and interactive analysis within ArcGIS Pro. You will also learn how to effectively publish data to ArcGIS Online, so you can collaborate and engage, to provide views of your BIM processes in a geographic and narrative context to your audiences. Visit the Esri UK & Ireland website for this event >here.


A very good working understanding of ArcGIS Pro already is needed. If you do not have this then attendance of either Esri UK & I's Introduction to ArcGIS Pro for Newcomers or Introduction to ArcGIS Pro for GIS Professionals courses is highly recommended.

Topics Covered on Course:

BIM overview

  • UK & International BIM standards
  • Requirements
  • Process Improvement and Change Management
  • Asset Information Management
  • Life-cycle BIM: Shift focus from Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) to Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Owner, Operator (AECOO)
  • CDE vs SDI

Applications of BIM and GIS

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Digital Twins
  • Smart Cities/Infrastructure
  • Plan
  • Data sources
  • Convert GIS data to CAD format


  • Import BIM models to an ArcGIS Pro Scene
  • Methods for creating 3D models
  • Share models to ArcGIS Online


  • Create an ArcGIS Online Scene
  • Introduction to ArcGIS Configurable Apps
  • Create an ArcGIS StoryMap to engage with stakeholders


  • Configure a Survey 123 for ArcGIS & ArcGIS Operations Dashboard to monitor key activities
  • Learn how to perform table joins and relates to keep spatial tables up-to-date
  • Add them to a storymap or shared Group


** You can also book via the Esri UK & Ireland website (with no booking fee): >HERE **

Save on the booking fees from Eventbrite if you book directly on the Esri UK & Ireland website. Prices on the Esri UK & I website are: SUBTOTAL £800 | VAT £160 | TOTAL £960 GBP, for 2 days training.


More Information: For more information about the course please contact our Head of Training, Matt Neil >here or call +4420 8133 4436. You can read more and book on the Esri UK & Ireland event pages >here.

All courses must be paid in full before the course at the time of booking. We are not able to provide credit. You can also contact us for full details of alternative payment methods.

Course Outline: BIM-GIS Integration for Architecture, Engineering & Construction

More Training: For other BimEnable / GeoEnable please visit our pages >here

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