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COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall: Preparing for Reentering Buildings

May 7, 2020   |   3:00 AM – 5:00 AM ET
Virtual Meeting

The National Institute of Building Sciences hosted a Virtual Town Hall with leaders from across the built environment to address concerns regarding building safety around COVID-19. Stakeholders discussed:

  • Re-population of commercial buildings
  • HVAC systems and air circulation
  • Public transit and other public infrastructure needs
  • Pandemics and the future of cities
  • Sanitation standards

Moderator & Panelists

Carl Hedde
Carl Hedde  Moderator

Head of Insurance Practice, One Concern
Chair, NIBS Board of Directors

Scott Earnest
Dr. G. Scott Earnest  Panelist

Acting Director for the Office of Construction Safety and Health National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health/CDC

Thomas Phoenix
Thomas H. Phoenix  Panelist

Principal, CPL Architects & Engineers, PC
Treasurer, NIBS Board of Directors
Fellow, ASHRAE

Peter DeMarco
Peter DeMarco  Panelist

Executive Vice President of Advocacy & Research International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)

Henry Chamberlain
Henry H. Chamberlain, APR, FASAE, CAE  Panelist

President and Chief Operating Officer Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

Daniel Nichols
Daniel Nichols, PE  Panelist

Assistant Director of Fire/Life Safety Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad

Sponsored by

Dell Technologies - Intel
NIBS Consultative Council

View the Recorded Webinar


Jennifer Hitzke
Manager, Executive Office, Board & Volunteer Relations
National Institute of Building Sciences