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Girl Day
Happy #GirlDay2020! Inspiring today’s youth to enter into STEM careers begins with education, and it must start early. According to the Society of Women Engineers, just 13 percent of engineers are women. More than 32 percent of women switch out of STEM degree programs in college, and 30 percent of women who have left the engineering profession… more
Dell Technologies Named Exclusive Technology Day Sponsor
Dell Technologies will sponsor Technology Day (April 8), the third official day of the Building Innovation 2020 Conference and Expo. As the exclusive Technology Day sponsor, Dell will showcase the latest in virtual reality, gaming consoles, and solutions to the technological challenges in the built environment. In addition to supporting the… more
NIBS and GSA staff
Pictured, from left: GSA Lead Program Specialist for Facilities Operations Mike Malane, Office of Facilities Management; GSA Architect Sean Garrett, Office of Design and Construction; Architect David Asofsky, Delta Engineers, Architects, and Landscape Surveyors; Team Leader Earle Kennett; Mechanical Engineer Ken Schram, RG Vanderweil Engineers;… more
AIA continuing education
A big part of today’s meetings and conventions is the opportunity to earn continuing education credits, while learning more about the industry. That’s why the National Institute of Building Sciences has partnered with the American Institute of Architects and International Code Council to make easier some of the credit-earning potential.… more
2019 National Disaster Recovery Conference. Left to right: Keith Porter (author), Donald Leifheit Jr (FEMA), Michael Ku (FEMA), Gabriel Maser (ICC), and Jim Olk (Cities of Lucas, Texas, and Garland, Texas).
Why does synergy matter in disaster recovery, and who needs to be involved? A panel recently addressed this, during a meeting organized by the International Code Council for a conference of the Texas General Land Office in Austin, Texas. The discussion focused on (1) building-code development (including applied research to quantify the value of… more