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The Next MRUG Meeting Is A Revit and Dynamo Special!

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When?

Thursday October 6th 2016

Networking from 5.45pm. Presentations from 6.15pm. Approx finish time is 8.30pm.

What is the agenda?

This is a special meeting held for Autodesk Revit users that want to learn a little more about Dynamo (opens new in window). Dynamo extends building information modeling with the data and logic environment of a graphical algorithm editor. Immediately that sounds a little daunting, technical and maybe 'just for the geeks?'. Does it have relevance to everyday problems that AEC companies face? Well, with a little bit of effort anybody can use Dynamo to automate every day tasks, from managing drawing numbering systems, to placing piling systems, to building bridges, to create MEP system and advanced building facades.

You do not need any previous knowledge of programming to use Dynamo

If you would like to find out more about Dynamo before this meeting, please click here to visit the Learning Page

An Introduction to new users by Lawrence Hooker, Excitech

In this 45 minute presentation you will see how you can use Dynamo to automate everyday tasks such as drawing sheet creation, data extraction, management and manipulation as well as interaction with other software such as Microsoft Excel and design software like Robot Structural Analysis.

Dynamo - there's something for everyone, by Mike Hudson, Flanagan Lawrence

Dynamo is a versatile tool, and can be used in manner facets of a project lifecycle. Mike will provide an overview of several Flanagan Lawrence projects that have been improved by the use of Dynamo. He will focus on Form Creation, Optimisation, Data Management and linking Dynamo and Revit to Navisworks to improve Clash Resolution processes, this is a session not to missed!

Revit and Dynamo Tips and Tricks

The ever popular tips and tricks, with a Dynamo twist!

Dynamo User Group Kick Off and Wrap Up by Kevin Fielding, Sheppard Robson

For those intrested in contining to learn about Dynamo and network with others on the same learning path, we will set out how to join the new Dynamo user group

Target Audience

This is a special meeting held for Autodesk Revit users that want to learn a little more about Dynamo (opens new in window). Dynamo extends building information modeling with the data and logic environment of a graphical algorithm editor. Immediately that sounds a little daunting, technical and maybe 'just for the geeks?'. Does it have relevance to everyday problems that AEC companies face? Well, with a little bit of effort anybody can use Dynamo to automate every day tasks, from managing drawing numbering systems, to placing piling systems, to building bridges, to create MEP system and advanced building facades.

You do not need any previous knowledge of programming to use Dynamo

If you would like to find out more about Dynamo before this meeting, please click here to visit the Learning Page

The presenters will assume you have used and understand Autodesk Revit to a reasonable level. If you have not, there is still benefit but you may find some elements a challenge to understand. It is for people that wish to network with users of the software.

Topics of project management, standardisation and industry process, such as BIM are discussed in the context of technical delivery

Recommended roles : Architect, Structural Engineer, Building Services Engineer, Technician, BIM Coordinators, BIM Managers, Construction Specialists, Information Managers, Model Auditors, Project Managers

Where?

Manchester Conference Center in the Leader Suite
Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB
Click here for a map

Catering?

Pre-Presentations Networking Tea, coffee and water provided.
Mid-Break A light dinner is provided with veggie options as funded by our supporters
Close All are welcome to join the committee in the hotel bar for #BIMBeers (not complimentary)
There is pay bar available throughout in the attached hotel

Registration Information and Form

MRUG is operating a new registration process due to people dropping out without notice while others have been unable to attend due to being on a waiting list. While more complicated, we hope our attendees will understand that it has become necessary to make the group fair and sustainable for our committee members whom are volunteers, our backers and of course to those that attend. A lot of work goes into putting these small groups together.

Rules are as follows;

1 Week Invite Only Period For Regulars and Backers An invite list will be sent out before general registration for regular attendees (defined as having registered for at least 3 out of the last 5 meetings. This will become "attended" in the future) and for supporters. If you qualify for this you will have one week to register, and are guaranteed a place (subject to capacity). Only those who receive a registration invite email will be able to participate. After this time, registration will be open to everybody.

Airline Style Check In You will be required on the Monday or Tuesday of the week of the meeting to “check in”. This is done by simply replying to the check in request email that will be sent at this time. Therefore it is important that you check your email address when entering. This will generate your joining details. If you do not check in by Wednesday morning, you risk losing your place to somebody on the waiting list. This is very much like booking a flight and then checking in on-line before the flight. This is to reduce the drop out list and free up spaces for waiting list people. Check in will remain open as long as places remain.

One No Show, one Suspension Regardless of reason, if you register and check in and do not turn up, you will be unable to attend the next meeting. After this, you will be considered only within the “General Registration”, and not as a previous attendee until you have attended two more meetings.

Two People From A Department within a Company Moving forward the group will only allow two people from any single department within an organisation. Or two from the company total were it is single discipline.

MRUG is free to attend. Everybody must register including previous attendees. First come, first served. Capacity of this event is 60. AEC organisations only.

Please fill out the form below to register your place for the meeting. All details for this meeting are listed above

Future Meeting Notification and News Periodically the committee would like to send you information including notifications of the next meeting. Attendees List In order to promote the group, we will add your name to the attendees list for this meeting and put in on the website. You can opt out of either of these this if you like.

Registration is now open