Date: February 19, 2020 | Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm - 1 AIA Learning Unit (LU)

VRARA DETROIT: THE FUTURE OF AEC with UNITY

VRARA Detroit, Mirari XR and Lawrence Tech’s Centrepolis Accelerator have partnered with AIA Detroit TAP (Technology in Architectural Practice) and the Detroit Area BIM User Group for an evening with Unity’s AEC Evangelist Elizabeth Guzman!

AIA MEMBERS RSVP FOR FREE HERE

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM: REGISTRATION, XR DEMOS and NETWORKING
• Food and Beverages sponsored by AIA Detroit and Unity
• Opportunity to win 1-license of Unity Reflect!

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Welcome to the LTU Centrepolis Accelerator
• VRARA Introduction – David Pollock
• AIA Detroit and BIM Introduction – Dustin Tiemeyer
• VRARA AEC Katy Rupp, Associate AIA, Ghafari

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Elizabeth Guzman – Unity Field Evangelist AEC
7:30 PM-8:00 PM: UNITY DEMOS, XR DEMOS and NETWORKING

ABOUT THE SESSION
During this session, we’ll showcase how Unity Reflect can be used out of the box or customized (developed on top of with the Unity Editor) to give designers, architects, engineers and construction professionals the ability to seamlessly federate their Revit models for real-time 3D. Learn how to enable real-time decision making, reduce time between revisions and meetings, and ultimately improve design review and construction planning processes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1. Make the right design decisions at the right time with project stakeholders through visualization
2. Discover and understand the benefits of Unity Reflect
3. Learn how to use Reflect out of the box or for customizations
4. Improve design reviews and construction planning processes

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Elizabeth is a Unity field evangelist for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). She’s an architect with more than seven years of professional and academic experience in project management, BIM, energy analysis, and experience management. Elizabeth also holds a MASc in building engineering and has published peer-reviewed research on the interoperability between BIM and building energy analysis solutions. She’s passionate about learning and teaching others in AEC, and volunteers her time assisting workshops to help people with aphasia symptoms and engage youth about science, engineering and tech. Elizabeth speaks English, Spanish and French.

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