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Building Innovation 2013: Highlights You Don’t Want to Miss

Tuesday, December 11, 2012  
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With less than one month left before the kickoff of Building Innovation 2013 – The National Institute of Building Sciences' first independent Conference in 20 years — time is running out to secure your spot. From January 7-11, 2013, at the Marriott Washington at Metro Center in Washington, D.C., the Institute will focus on Improving Resiliency through High Performance, with leading experts presenting the latest building industry advancements and offering real-world solutions for improving security, disaster preparedness, performance, sustainability, information resources and technologies for our nation’s buildings and infrastructure.

Register now to be there to see the Institute in action, witness advancements in science and technology and have a hand in developing solutions for the built environment.

Don’t Miss these Building Innovation 2013 highlights:

  • Four Keynote Speakers to listen to, including: Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, The Architect of the Capitol; David L. Miller, Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency; Robert A. Ivy, FAIA, Executive Vice President and CEO, American Institute of Architects; and Dorothy Robyn, J.D., Commissioner, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration.
  • Twelve or more Information Exchange Demonstrations and Presentations to witness, including: the buildingSMART Challenge, Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie) Calculator; Specifiers Properties information exchange (SPie) Catalog; and introducing information exchanges for Building Programming (BPie), HVAC (HVACie), Electrical Systems (SPARKie), Building Automation Modeling (BAMie) and Water Systems (WSie).
  • Two Awards Ceremonies to attend, including: The Institute Annual Awards Banquet and the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) Beyond Green™ Awards.
  • Two Days of Exhibits to see the latest in products and technology.

And so much more . . .

Building Innovation 2013 also offers educational sessions with the potential to earn more than 40 AIA learning units, the ability to sit in on Institute council and committee meetings, a chance to win two giveaways and the opportunity to network with industry colleagues during two social events.



Register today so you won’t miss a thing!

To find out more about Building Innovation 2013, visit

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