In conversation with COBie founder Dr Bill East

Watch back this virtual drop-in session with COBie founder Dr. Bill East, Chair of buildingSMART International COBie Certification Subcommittee, Director of the COBie Academy, and Founder of Prairie Sky Consulting.

Do you practice COBie on your projects? Are you looking for some expert guidance on how to maximize your use of COBie? Bill answered questions from the audience and gave personalized advice in this hour-long drop-in session.


ON DEMAND: Supporting COBie Implementation

Watch this virtual event as it guides you through the process of COBie implementation. Listen to our a panel of COBie specialists, not just those who have worked within the COBie environment, but specialists who are in a small, elite group of COBie Certified Professionals™.

COBie Founder and Chair of the buildingSMART International COBie Certification Subcommittee, Dr Bill East leads the discussion with Emma Hooper, John Ford and Shawn O’Keeffe – all of whom are practicing COBie at its highest level.

The panel focuses on the five delivery steps of: People, Partners, Stakeholders, Process and Technology – looking at each step in turn and who is responsible for their effective implementation. The panel breaks down what this means for all across the supply chain and how this brings about project efficiencies.


Dr Bill East, Chair, buildingSMART International COBie Certification Subcommittee and Founder of Prairie Sky Consulting

Emma Hooper, Digital Information Specialist, Bond Bryan

John Ford, Group BIM & Digital Delivery Lead, Galliford Try

Dr Shawn O’Keeffe, CTO, Chief Scientist, and Co-founder at BIM & Scan Ltd