Tuesday Morning Descriptions

OpenRoads ConceptStation - HANDS-ON Beginner - Danny Lazear

In this hands-on course you will use OpenRoads ConceptStation to create a new project, import data from multiple sources, create and edit roads and bridges, place city furniture, and visualize the project. OpenRoads ConceptStation is all about speed and ease of use. It allows to easily prototype design alternatives, allowing to conceptualize an idea in the morning and present to your stakeholders in the afternoon. It helps creating initial feasibility studies for multiple scenarios in less time.

Getting Started with OpenRoads Designer - Hands-on Beginner - Ray Filipiak

This course provides a “Test Drive” or introduction to the capabilities of the OpenRoads Designer software. In this hands-on course, you will import terrain and geometry, model roads, integrate bridge models, integrate and review subsurface utilities, create cross section sheets, and create plan sheets.

ContextCapture - Hands-on Beginner - Mike Barkasi

See how the use of aerial imagery can improve your 3D mesh models. Learn how you can merge your aerial and ground imagery to create one cohesive mesh model.

“Ground detection” is a Bentley Descartes tool that uses a point cloud file to create a terrain model representing te bare earth and uses this terrain model to classify point clouds as “ground.”

See how your 3D mesh of exisitng condition can be transformed into your design.Quickly create images, videos and real-time presentations of Architecture, Landscape, Urban and Infrastructure Designs. With LumenRT, you will “Tell a Better Story.” Win business through more engaging user experiences while still working in your design system. Nothing to learn! Quickly bring your scenes to life using tools you know. Enjoy high quality graphics with real-time natural lighting.

Intro to RAM Structural System - Hands-on Beginner - Allen Adams

The RAM Structural System is special purpose software for the structural analysis and design of buildings. In this session attendees will learn how to properly model a structure, specify design parameters and criteria to customize designs conforming to the engineer’s design philosophy, and perform designs for steel and concrete beams, columns, walls and foundations. Attendees will be introduced to each of the design modules, and obtain a working knowledge sufficient to produce designs for the common structural configurations. This course is recommended for Structural and Civil engineers involved in the design of buildings.

Intro to MicroStation CONNECT - HANDS-ON Beginner - Sam Hendrick

This is a great introduction to MicroStation for new users, getting a hands-on look at the new MicroStation CONNECT Edition. Students will learn ACCUDRAW, the most productive of all CAD tools, how to setup new design files, use the tools and settings, modification of elements, and referencing through a series of hands-on exercises.

BIM Quickstart A101: Modeling Walls, Doors and Windows with AECOsim Building Designer - HANDS-ON Beginner - Mark Enos

This hands-on course contains instructions for getting started with Bentley’s BIM solution, AECOsim Building Designer. The student will create a new project WorkSet with a project Floor and Grid System, and then learn the basic modeling techniques for modeling walls, doors and windows to create the exterior of a small commercial building

AIA CES Approved 2 LU Hours

 

 

MicroStation: Moving to CONNECT - Hands-on Intermediate - Mike Lazear

The MicroStation CONNECT Edition features updates to many parts of the software. These updates include the introduction of a ribbon-style graphical user interface (GUI), a relocation of the workspace settings, a new Backstage, updated tools and dialogs, Property Driven Annotation, a new Explorer replacing Project Explorer, Annotative Hatching, Display Rules to control graphical display, Drawing and Named Boundaries to help with sheet creation, Sheet Indexing to control parameters of sheets, Attaching Data using Item Types, Reports and Tables, plus more! Learn to master these new and exciting features found in the MicroStation CONNECT Edition

MicroStation Visualization and LumenRT - Hands-on Advanced - Steve Rick

This course is designed for the user who wants to get started with Photorealistic Rendering and Simple Animation. This 3 hour hands on session will focus on Basic and Advanced rendering settings to get your models looking like they have already been built. We will cover some of the new features of Select series 3 like Populate and Stencil. We will also cover assigning materials, editing materials, and environment and light settings. On the animation side we will learn how to create a simple fly through animation, creating a path and discuss the new features in Select series 3. We will also take a look at LumenRT. Prerequisite: Should have some MicroStation 3D experience and a working knowledge of Accudraw.

Tuesday Afternoon Descriptions

InRoads SS2 vs OpenRoads Designer - HANDS-ON Intermediate - Danny Lazear

Curious about the difference between InRoads and OpenRoads Designer? Come juoin us in this session to find out what’s new, what’s different, what got left behind and where OpenRoads is headed. We’ll be answering questions like: Where did Roadway Designer go? What happened to all my different file types? What are all these new dynamic tools? What is a MicroStation Workspace? We’ll also be covering topics like the ribbon interface, feature definitions, and drawing productions.

Configuring ProjectWise Work Area for Success and Advanced Revit Integration - Hands-on Intermediate - Brian Glaser and Robert DeFeo

This will be a two part session:

Part 1: Configuring ProjectWise Work Area for Success – Brian Glaser – 1:00pm – 2:45pm
Learn best practices for configuring ProjectWise Work Areas to help your project teams achieve increased collaboration, efficiency, and consistency. This workshop will focus on configuring environments, utilizing attributes, permissions, workflows, Connected Projects and the ProjectWise Connection Services: Deliverables Management, Performance Dashboards and a brief intro to Share, Field Data Management and Issue Resolution.

5-10 Minute Break

Part 2: Advanced Revit Integration – Robert DeFeo – 2:50pm – 4:00pm
Are your Revit users working outside of ProjectWise? Learn how to configure the new Advanced Revit Integration to enable Revit users to quickly and easily stay in sync with the entire project without changing their workflows or reducing Revit application performance.

ContextCapture - HANDS-ON Beginner - Mike Barkasi

See how the use of aerial imagery can improve your 3D mesh models. Learn how you can merge your aerial and ground imagery to create one cohesive mesh model.

“Ground detection” is a Bentley Descartes tool that uses a point cloud file to create a terrain model representing te bare earth and uses this terrain model to classify point clouds as “ground.”

See how your 3D mesh of exisitng condition can be transformed into your design.Quickly create images, videos and real-time presentations of Architecture, Landscape, Urban and Infrastructure Designs. With LumenRT, you will “Tell a Better Story.” Win business through more engaging user experiences while still working in your design system. Nothing to learn! Quickly bring your scenes to life using tools you know. Enjoy high quality graphics with real-time natural lighting.

Intro to RAM Structural System - HANDS-ON Beginner - Allen Adams

The RAM Structural System is special purpose software for the structural analysis and design of buildings. In this session attendees will learn how to properly model a structure, specify design parameters and criteria to customize designs conforming to the engineer’s design philosophy, and perform designs for steel and concrete beams, columns, walls and foundations. Attendees will be introduced to each of the design modules, and obtain a working knowledge sufficient to produce designs for the common structural configurations. This course is recommended for Structural and Civil engineers involved in the design of buildings.

MicroStation V8i Tips and Tricks - Hands-on Intermediate/Advanced - Sam Hendrick

How to Shift your MicroStation gears into Overdrive! Designed for MicroStation users and CAD managers, you will learn all the latest and coolest tips and tricks for getting the most out of MicroStation. “Isolate” to clear away the clutter, Alt-Data to quickly match attributes, and many more.

BIM Quickstart A102: Modeling Interior Floors and Roofs with AECOsim Building Designer - HANDS-ON Beginner - Mark Enos

This hands-on course contains instructions for getting started with Bentley’s BIM solution, AECOsim Building Designer. The student will model the interior core for a small commercial building, adding stairs, office spaces and ceilings, and finishing up with the roof for the building.

AIA CES Approved 2 LU Hours

 

Intro to MicroStation CONNECT - Hands-on Beginner - Mike Lazear

This is a great introduction to MicroStation for new users, getting a hands-on look at the new MicroStation CONNECT Edition. Students will learn ACCUDRAW, the most productive of all CAD tools, how to setup new design files, use the tools and settings, modification of elements, and referencing through a series of hands-on exercises.

MicroStation CONNECT 3D - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - Steve Rick

This MicroStation class is for users that wish to develop an understanding of the 3D capabilities of MicroStation CONNECT. This class will give an introduction to navigating/working in a 3D design file, and creating/editing 3D curves, solids, and surfaces in MicroStation. In addition, users will be introduced to Dynamic Views to creating 2D drawings. Through a series of hands-on exercises, users will develop a solid understanding of the 3D capabilities of MicroStation CONNECT.
Prerequisite: Experienced MicroStation user.

Wednesday Afternoon Descriptions

Getting Started with OpenRoads Designer - Hands-on Beginner - Ray Filipiak

This course provides a “Test Drive” or introduction to the capabilities of the OpenRoads Designer software. In this hands-on course, you will import terrain and geometry, model roads, integrate bridge models, integrate and review subsurface utilities, create cross section sheets, and create plan sheets.

Configuring Your ProjectWise Work Area for Success and Advanced Revit Integration - Hands-on Intermediate - Brian Glaser and Robert DeFeo

This will be a two part session:

Part 1: Advanced Revit Integration – Robert DeFeo – 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Are your Revit users working outside of ProjectWise? Learn how to configure the new Advanced Revit Integration to enable Revit users to quickly and easily stay in sync with the entire project without changing their workflows or reducing Revit application performance.

5-10 Minute Break

Part 2: Configuring ProjectWise Work Area for Success – Brian Glaser – 2:10pm – 4:00pm
Learn best practices for configuring ProjectWise Work Areas to help your project teams achieve increased collaboration, efficiency, and consistency. This workshop will focus on configuring environments, utilizing attributes, permissions, workflows, Connected Projects and the ProjectWise Connection Services: Deliverables Management, Performance Dashboards and a brief intro to Share, Field Data Management and Issue Resolution.

Drones and Reality Modeling - HANDS-ON Beginner - Josh Lazear

This session is an introduction to using drones for reality modeling covering certification to fly drones, best practices for capturing photographs, and using ContextCapture for reality modeling.

Advanced RAM Structural System - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - Allen Adams

Increasingly, today’s buildings are becoming more elaborate, while the building code requirements are becoming more complex. In this session attendees will learn how to model more complicated geometries and how to utilize a range of products such as steel joists and cellular and castellated beams for roof and floor framing, and buckling restrained braces and SidePlate in lateral frames. Attendees will obtain a greater understanding of how engineering principles and requirements are implemented. An emphasis will be placed on obtaining designs that conform to the material specifications and building code requirements for seismic and wind design. This course is recommended for Structural and Civil engineers involved in the design of buildings. Attendance at Intro class or experience and basic familiarity with the RAM Structural System assumed.

MicroStation: Working with Caltrans Standards - Hands-on Beginner - Sam Hendrick

Learn how to setup a Workspace to be compliant to Caltrans standards. Also learn the secrets of working with Caltrans Cells and tricks to be compliant.

BIM Quickstart A103: Creating Architectural Drawings and Schedules with AECOsim Building Designer - HANDS-ON Beginner - Mark Enos

This hands-on course contains instructions for getting started with Bentley’s BIM solution, AECOsim Building Designer. The student will create a drawing composition model and then create a floor plan and a building section of a small commercial building. In addition, the student will create a Finish Schedule for the same building

AIA CES Approved 2 LU Hours

 

AECOsim Building Designer Sampler - HANDS-ON Beginner - Tom Lazear

In addition to architectural design and modeling, AECOsim includes many other functions for all the discplines of building design.  Attendees at this session will learn about the other functions: structural, electrical, mechanical, building energy modeling, generative components and clash detection. Hands on exercises in each discipline.

MicroStation V8i Tips and Tricks - Hands-on Intermediate/Advanced - Steve Rick

How to Shift your MicroStation gears into Overdrive! Designed for MicroStation users and CAD managers, you will learn all the latest and coolest tips and tricks for getting the most out of MicroStation. “Isolate” to clear away the clutter, Alt-Data to quickly match attributes, and many more.

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