John Offield has been a speaker for the AIA, SMACNA, Structures Congress of Americas, AUGI, CADCAMP, Autodesk events and publications for several Autodesk software over the last 10 years. John has utilized his Design Build, Architectural, MEP, and Structural design experience with his combined IT and software knowledge / skills to implement BIM into firms small and large. Communication between designers to leadership is a key in this successful process. Specialties include setup between multiple offices of BIM / VDC, offices standards, project coordination, user training, and content creation with Revit, Navisworks, and other Autodesk software. Testing and customizing of hardware and software, API and coordinating with IT to optimize these for users and projects. On the personal side, John enjoys spending time with his family, and extended family members (two dogs), being outdoors (fishing, hunting, camping, etc.), gardening, playing guitar, going to concerts.