For the Latest in Building Innovation, Go Straight to the Source
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Posted by: Pam Towns
Register today for Building Innovation 2013—The National Institute of Building Sciences Conference & Expo, scheduled for January 7-11, 2013, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, D.C., and gain first-hand knowledge of the latest advancements in science and technology directly from the source.
For nearly 40 years, the Institute, an authoritative source of innovative solutions for the built environment, has brought together representatives of the entire building community to resolve a wide range of building-related challenges. As the leader and advocate for the building industry, the Institute will present Building Innovation 2013, focusing on Improving Resiliency through High Performance. During five impactful days, leading experts will present the latest building industry advancements and offer real-world solutions for improving security, disaster preparedness, performance, sustainability, information resources and technologies for our nation’s buildings and infrastructure.
Building Innovation 2013 is your direct source for:
- The buildingSMART allianceTM Conference – Integrating BIM: Moving the Industry Forward: Where the very experts who make the critical decisions on building information modeling (BIM) standards will share their knowledge on the various aspects of implementing BIM.
- FEDCon® – The Annual Market Outlook on Federal Construction: Where, for the 20th year, federal representatives will present attendees with the most authoritative, up-to-date information on federal agency building and infrastructure budgets, construction forecasts and regulatory updates.
- The Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) Symposium – Fenestration: A World of Change: Where leading experts in building enclosure research, design and practice will unite to tackle the latest issues, and the council, celebrating its 30th year, will present the most current data available on fenestration performance and technology.
- Information Technology Demonstrations: Where the original developers of highly-praised innovative tools, such as the Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie) and Specifiers Properties information exchange (SPie), will demonstrate these technologies and introduce the next set of IE standards, including Building Programming (BPie), HVAC (HVACie), Electrical Systems (SPARKie), Building Automation Modeling (BAMie) and Water Systems (WSie).
Building Innovation 2013 also brings you so much more.
Other symposia and events include:
- The Large-Scale Mitigation Planning and Strategies, featuring interactive discussions to address the nation’s mitigation problems and a panel of policy-making experts to set long-term solutions.
- The Integrated Resilient Design Symposium – Evaluating Risk, Improving Performance, presenting revolutionary tools developed by the Institute and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for use in evaluating buildings against threats and natural hazards.
- The Low Vision Design Committee Symposium – Creating Supportive Environments for Persons with Low Vision, highlighting the latest state-of-the-art theory and practices for designing for this growing segment of the population.
- The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council Symposium – Fostering Innovation to Go Beyond Green™, exploring an effective, holistic approach to moving the industry Beyond Green™ and featuring the 2012 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building Award winners.
- The BIM Academic Education Symposium – Setting the Course for a BIM Educational Strategy, presenting the research of 25 college and university representatives who will continue their work to establish certification, accreditation and credentialing strategies.
- Keynote addresses, featuring leading experts who will deliver their insights on the industry’s most pressing issues and advancements.
- And don't miss the State of the Institute and Annual Awards Reception and Banquet, recognizing the individuals and organizations that are moving the industry forward.
Go Straight to the Source
For your chance to learn from the best, share your expertise and experiences, collaborate with colleagues and witness the latest in building innovation, go directly to the source: Building Innovation 2013.