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Building Innovation 2020: Virtual Edition Technology Sessions to Feature Modular Multifamily Housing

The annual meeting of the National Institute of Building Sciences takes place August 18-19

(WASHINGTON, DC, July 29, 2020) – The pandemic has raised the stakes on building technology that already was constantly evolving.

From virtual design and construction for facilities management to innovative structure monitoring technologies to validate and visualize building enclosure performance, this and more will be covered in the technology sessions of Building Innovation 2020: Virtual Edition.

The annual meeting of the National Institute of Building Sciences takes place August 18-19.

“Technology keeps the building industry moving forward,” says Lakisha A. Woods, CAE, President and CEO of NIBS. “Our Building Innovation speakers will present cutting-edge content around the construction and management of smart, energy-efficient, and secure structures.”

The technology keynote will be delivered by Evan Loomis, Co-Founder and Chairman of ICON.

In 3D Printing as a New Paradigm for Affordable, Resilient Housing, Loomis will discuss how ICON is using robotics, software and advanced materials to bring affordable and dignified housing to people affected by disasters.

The BI2020 technology track includes:

Dell Technologies is the sponsor of the BI2020 Technology track.

Building Innovation is a premiere event that brings together architects, engineers, code officials, manufacturers, innovators, public and private sector representatives, officials from building and construction, and local, state and government leaders. In addition to technology, it will resilience, workforce development, and the challenges that COVID-19 brings to the built environment.

About NIBS

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 or follow @bldgsciences on Twitter and Facebook.

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