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|Building Innovation 2013 Conference & Expo Program|
Building Innovation 2013 Program
Over five days, Building Innovation 2013 attendees will take part in a number of conferences, symposia, meetings, educational sessions, product and technology demonstrations and networking opportunities to see the Institute and the industry in action. Conference programs will be presented in the following four tracks:
Industry Leadership & Advocacy—Sponsored by KieranTimberlake
Security & Disaster Preparedness— Sponsored by Nemetschek Vectorworks
Facility Performance & Sustainability—Sponsored by The American Institute of Architects
Information Resources & Technology— Sponsored by The Construction Specifications Institute
The buildingSMART alliance™ (bSa) Conference – Integrating BIM: Moving the Industry Forward. Expand your knowledge of the various aspects of implementing BIM, including integrating design, construction, fabrication and operation, as well as the metrics available to assess industry progress.
FEDCon® – The Annual Market Outlook on Federal Construction. Gain insight on federal design and construction budgets, programs, events and market outlook across applicable federal agencies.
The Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) Symposium – Fenestration: A World of Change. Examine the most current data available on fenestration performance and technology, presented by the field’s leading experts in research, design and practice.
The Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) Symposium – Large-Scale Mitigation Planning and Strategies. Help build a comprehensive approach to addressing the potential impacts of natural and manmade hazards, including the subsequent cascading social, economic or political consequences. The goal of this symposium is to guide hazard mitigation policies for the next decade.
The Low Vision Design Committee (LVDC) Symposium – Creating Supportive Environments for Persons with Low Vision. Learn the latest state-of-the art theory and practices for designing for people with low vision from the designers, users, clients and low vision medical specialists that focus on this growing segment of the population.
Integrated Resilient Design Symposium – Evaluating Risk, Improving Performance. Evaluate buildings for multiple hazards using methods that quantify risk, resilience and performance to ensure planning and operations that are safe, secure, durable, efficient and sustainable.
Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) Symposium – Fostering Innovation to Go BeyondGreen™. Explore what social, economic and environmental sustainability means to various segments of the building industry and how an effective, holistic approach can move the industry Beyond Green™. Plus, learn about real-world examples of sustainability from the 2012 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building Award winners.
Innovative Technology Demonstrations – Including the Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie), Specifiers Properties Information Exchange (SPie), Life Cycle information exchange (LCie), Quantity Takeoff information exchange (QTie) and introducing information exchanges for HVAC (HVACie), Electrical Systems (SPARKie), Building Automation Modeling (BAMie), and Water Systems (WSie).
The Institute's Reception and Annual Awards Banquet – Get the latest information on the Institute and meet the industry’s leaders being recognized for making an exceptional contribution to the nation and the building community.
The BIM Academic Education Symposium – Setting the Course for a BIM Educational Strategy. More than 25 colleges and universities will continue their work to establish a common educational strategy for BIM education. Held in collaboration with the AGC BIM Forum, this year's focus will be on certification, accreditation and credentialing.