|Building Innovation 2015 Conference & Expo Program|
Earn 3.5 Learning Units / Health, Safety, Welfare
Friday, January 9, 2015, 8:30 am — 12:00 pm
Achieving high-performing resilient communities requires development and implementation of a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary solution that engages all aspects of the built environment, along with corporate and government representatives. Leaders from building industry organizations and corporations will come together during this plenary session to discuss their current efforts to advance resilience within their organizations and the steps necessary to work harmoniously to realize the achievement of national and regional goals.
The Plenary Symposium: Creating High-Performing Resilient Communities will cover two of the key outcomes expected from Building Innovation 2015 — an examination of building innovations under development by Institute programs and a discussion with industry leaders focused on the conference theme, Creating High-Performing Resilient Communities.
The morning will kick off with a lightning round of Innovation Presentations from National Institute of Building Sciences program directors highlighting the latest tools, guidance, projects and programs coming out of the Institute and its councils and committees. These quick snapshots (about five minutes each) will provide attendees a glimpse into the diversity of work underway at the Institute and whet their appetite to learn more.
Following the Innovation Presentations, a panel of CEOs from non-profit organizations and for-profit corporations will discuss the conference theme, Creating High-Performing Resilient Communities, and how their organizations are internalizing and implementing programs that support achievement of these industry and community goals. The moderator will begin by presenting the panel with some preliminary questions and then expand the question and answer session to include participation from the audience.