IMAGINiT Technologies’ BIM Experts Speak at Conferences Across North America

  IMAGINiT Technologies’ BIM Experts Speak at Conferences Across North America

Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Boston among cities where IMAGINiT BIM experts
                                 are speaking

Business Wire

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- October 17, 2012

Rand Worldwide (OTCBB: RWWI), a global leader in providing technology
solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology
requirements, today announced experts from its IMAGINiT Technologies division
are speaking at leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) conferences across
Canada and the United States.

“IMAGINiT’s team, of more than 100 technical experts includes licensed
architects, professional engineers and experienced programmers, is unrivalled
in the industry,” says Bob Heeg, executive vice president, IMAGINiT worldwide
operations, IMAGINiT Technologies. “Combine their education with industry
experience earned from hundreds of successful BIM implementations and it’s no
surprise that our experts are sought after as speakers for conferences across
North America and beyond.”

When it comes to BIM, the real value IMAGINiT provides organizations starts
before the software is purchased and extends well past the implementation
phase. Business-savvy IMAGINiT experts help clients maximize their investment
in BIM by teaching teams how to collaborate more effectively, increase
efficiencies by optimizing related business processes and even introduce new
business partners who can help offer additional value.

This fall, IMAGINiT experts are speaking at conferences across Canada and the
United States on varying aspects of BIM.

Speakers and topics include:

John Jansen, an IMAGINiT Building Solutions Team Manager, will be speaking at
BuildEx in Calgary, Alberta this fall. Attendees of John Jansen’s BuildEx
presentation will learn about the benefits of BIM as it relates to facilities
management, fabrication, 4D phasing, lighting analysis, scanning, model
manipulation, multi-discipline co-ordination and more. John will explain how
to ensure that the quality of information within the model is valuable when
extracted, analyzed or queried.

Ken Flanigan, a LEED AP and IMAGINiT Solutions Consultant, will be speaking at
Sustainabuild in Vancouver, British Columbia in November. With a session
titled ‘It Ain’t Easy Being Green,’ Ken will show attendees how to efficiently
and effectively embed sustainability information into a Building Information
Model, evaluate and optimize the design, and generate reports of the data
stored within the model. He will also review interoperability between
different sustainability analysis tools and how they can be an integral part
of the BIM environment.

Vincent Cadoret, an IMAGINiT Senior Applications Expert, will be speaking at
the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention in Toronto, Ontario in
October. He will review what BIM is, how BIM changes the workflow and even the
internal culture of both design and construction firms. He will uncover how
organizations can maximize their BIM related software investment by ensuring a
successful implementation across the entire organization and with external
partners.

Scott Burke, an IMAGINiT Technical Team Manager, will be speaking at
Architecture Boston in November on BIM for Subcontractors. Scott’s session
will focus on: how data moves from one organization to another within a
model-based environment; coordination methods on BIM projects, and; how a
subcontractor can use BIM to help with their portion of the project.

Other conferences that have highlighted IMAGINiT Technologies’ experts include
the BIM Forum in Vancouver and the ACEC Virginia Engineer’s Conference in
Williamsburg, Virginia. IMAGINiT experts also freely share their knowledge in
webcasts such as Accelerate Your BIM, virtual conferences such as BIM Spectrum
and YouTube videos including ‘BIM: Key Benefits for Contractors and
Sub-Contractors.’

About IMAGINiT Technologies

IMAGINiT Technologies, a division of Rand Worldwide, advances the way
architects and engineers design, develop, and manage projects. Clients of this
leading professional services and technology company include organizations in
the building, infrastructure, manufacturing and facilities management
industries. Fortune 500 and Engineering News Record’s Top 100 organizations
work with IMAGINiT Technologies to gain competitive advantages through expert
technology consulting, implementation, training, and support services. As one
of the world’s largest integrators of Autodesk 3D design and engineering
software, the team leverages unrivalled industry experience to design systems
that accelerate innovation while improving project quality and profitability.

Any and all trademarks making reference to or related to Rand Worldwide,
IMAGINiT Technologies, ASCENT, Rand Secure Archive, or IMAGINiT Clarity, are
registered and/or owned by Rand Worldwide, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries,
affiliates, and/or other legal holders.

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and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks
belong to their respective holders.

Contact:

IMAGINiT Technologies Contact
Rand Worldwide
Chantale Marchand, 1-508-663-1411
cmarchand@rand.com
or
Public Relations Contact
Cross Border Communications
Cyrus Mavalwala, +1 416-848-1885
cyrus@crossborderpr.com
 
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