Five Days Left to Register: Building Innovation 2013
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Time and space are running out to secure your seat for Building Innovation 2013 –
The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference & Expo, to
be held January 7-11, 2013, at the Marriott Washington at Metro Center in
Washington, D.C. Online registration will end on December 31, 2012. Register
now to avoid the rush during onsite registration.
For five impactful days, the Institute will focus on Improving
Resiliency through High Performance where 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
- The buildingSMART
alliance 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.
2013 – 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 the field’s leading experts in building
enclosure research, design and practice unite to tackle the latest issues.
- The Multihazard
Mitigation Council (MMC) Symposium – Large-Scale Mitigation Planning
and Strategies: Where industry experts will participate in
interactive sessions to tackle long-standing multihazard mitigation
problems in the United States.
- The Low
Vision Design Committee (LVDC) Symposium – Creating Supportive
Environments for Persons with Low Vision: Where the latest
state-of-the art theory and practices for designing for people with low
vision will be presented.
- the Integrated
Resilient Design Symposium – Evaluating Risk, Improving Performance:
Where attendees will be introduced to invaluable tools for evaluating
buildings against the threat of multiple hazards.
- The Sustainable
Buildings Industry (SBIC) Symposium – Fostering Innovation to Go Beyond
Green™: Where you’ll meet the winners of the 2012 Beyond Green™
High-Performance Building Award and see their real-world examples of
- The BIM
Academic Education Symposium – Setting the Course for a BIM Educational
Strategy: Where representatives from more than 25 colleges and
universities will focus on certification, accreditation and credentialing.
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.
- Three Keynote Luncheons: Featuring the Architect of the Capitol, Stephen T.
Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP; the Executive Vice President and CEO of the American
Institute of Architects (AIA), Robert A. Ivy, FAIA; and the Federal
Emergency Management Agency’s Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance
and Mitigation Administration, David L. Miller.
- The Institute’s Reception and Annual Awards Banquet:
Where the Institute and honor individuals and organizations that are
moving the industry forward and the Commissioner of Public Buildings for
the U.S. General Services Administration, Dorothy Robyn will keynote.
And there’s so much more…
Council and committee meetings, two days of exhibits, time to interact with
industry experts and opportunities to share expertise and experiences.
Online registration ends December 31. Register today!