Institute to Moderate Panel on Incorporating Resilience Measures
The National Institute of Building Sciences will be participating in the White House Conference on Resilient Building Codes, to be held tomorrow, May 10, in Washington, D.C. The introductory portion of the event will be streamed live by the White House.
The White House is convening the conference to bring increased attention to the important role of codes and standards in achieving a resilient nation. The Institute served as a liaison between the White House and the building industry leading up to the event. Institute Presidential Advisor Ryan M. Colker, J.D. will moderate a panel of codes and standards developers.
In addition, representatives from more than 30 building industry organizations will participate in the event.
National Institute of Building Sciences brings together labor and consumer interests, government representatives, regulatory agencies, and members of the building industry to identify and resolve problems and potential problems around the construction of housing and commercial buildings. NIBS is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization. It was established by Congress in 1974. For more information, visit nibs.org or follow @bldgsciences on Twitter and Facebook.
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