Laura Kay Smith

Laura has been in the Technology Management side of Architecture for over 20 years, both as a business consultant and in-house expert, developing and helping firms use and harness technology to create better design. As a thought and technology leader Laura brings new approaches that assist the architectural teams she works with in transforming technology and design challenges into opportunities for innovation and practice excellence. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Laura moved to Vancouver BC Canada in January 2011. Laura has contributed to the advancement of BIM in Vancouver, BC by being a part of CanBIM, SmartBIM, conferences, and user groups. As the author of the blog, BIMFreak, and an ebook “How to Be a BIM Advocate” Laura provides a valuable resource for implementing and starting the BIM and the expertise to guide all levels of BIM users towards successful and future-proof technology solutions.