January 31st 2023 Webinar

Tuesday January 31st, 2023 Webinar:

FHWA National Insights on BIM for Infrastructure

Presented by David Unkefer

Senior Construction Engineer

Federal Highway Administration

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12Noon - 1PM EST


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Presentation Topic:

FHWA is working with many national stakeholders to deploy BIM for Infrastructure and open data standards within the transportation and highway industry. This presentation will share the strategic efforts underway and the benefits expected from a more robust implementation of BIM.

Presenter Biography:

David is a Senior Construction and Project Management Engineer providing national leadership and technical assistance to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and its stakeholders. He is responsible for deploying innovative practices related to BIM for Infrastructure (BIMfI), digital project delivery, construction automation and alternative contracting methods.

David has significant technical expertise with “smart construction”, as well as expertise with business practices for successful implementation. He currently leads the FHWA Every Day Counts (EDC) initiative for “Digital As-Builts” and previously led EDC initiatives for “3D Engineered Models for Construction” and alternative contracting methods. David assisted with development of FHWA's National Strategic Roadmap for Advancing BIMfI, as well as the planning for the Global Benchmarking Study for BIM Practices in Highway Infrastructure. He is also the FHWA liaison for several national research projects and an advisor to several FHWA internal research projects.

He serves on the Transportation Research Board committees for Project Delivery Methods and for Construction Management, and on the BuildingSmart U.S. Committee for Education and Awareness.

David has been with FHWA for 30 years holding various engineering and leadership positions in 9 states. He is a Professional engineer with degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida and Purdue University.