Kick off 2013 right by tackling that professional education "to-do” list while it’s still fresh on your mind.
And don’t miss your chance to hear first-hand
keynote presentations from these industry leaders:
Stephen T. Ayers, AIA, LEED
Architect of the Capitol and Chief
Mr. Ayers will discuss how
the fenestration work being done on the Capitol Complex has influenced the
preservation of the historic buildings that house the United States Government’s
leadership. In particular, he will touch on the challenges his team faced to
achieve the preservation of historical elements while increasing the performance
aspects of building envelopes. (Lunch Keynote: Monday, January
David L. Miller
Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and
Mr. Miller will address the
need to incorporate mitigation measures into the design and construction of new
buildings and the importance of retrofitting existing buildings to address
potential hazards. He will discuss a number of major disasters that have
occurred in recent years, most recently Hurricane Sandy, and the role the
Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration plays to reduce future losses.
(Lunch Keynote: Tuesday, January 8)
Robert A. Ivy, FAIA
Executive Vice President and CEO
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Mr. Ivy will highlight a number of joint activities
between AIA and the National Institute of Building Sciences, among them the
AIA/NIBS Building Research Council and a new resource tool, called the Building
Research Information Knowledgebase ("BRIK”), on which NIBS and the AIA are
partnering. (Lunch Keynote: Wednesday, January 9)
Commissioner, Public Buildings Service
U.S. General Services Administration
Dr. Robyn will discuss her role leading the Public
Buildings Service, the agency responsible for providing a safe, comfortable work
environment for more than one million federal employees. She will address how
recent advances in building science can make buildings more high performing
while reducing overhead costs. (Award Banquet Keynote: Wednesday,
Register today and get it done!
In the second week of January, you’ll have the
opportunity to fulfill your continuing education quota for the year, while
hearing expert speakers and mingling with industry colleagues. Not an architect?
The Institute can provide you a certificate of attendance to file CEUs to your
To see a full list of speakers, symposia, social
activities and CEUs available, visit www.nibs.org/conference.
Don’t miss the chance to check CEUs off your 2013 "to-do” list!