Recent Federal & State Flood Mitigation Grants Awarded Prior to Hurricane Season
Procore’s sponsorship will cover three webinars, as part of NIBS’ quarterly infrastructure series, which is being offered by the Consultative Council. Upcoming webinars include Transportation Infrastructure: Goods and Travel; Essential Infrastructure: Lifelines and Access to Internet; and Strengthening Infrastructure: Mitigating the Climate Crisis.
This year, the National Institute of Building Sciences’ Consultative Council plans to launch Infrastructure 2022, a quarterly webinar series around key infrastructure topics.
“As Congress considers legislation to update, repair, expand, and secure our nation’s infrastructure, the National Institute of Building Sciences stands ready to offer our expertise on the science, best practices and technology to build and rebuild efficiently, cost-effectively, and sustainably.
The president of Thornton Tomasetti, Raymond P. Daddazio, EngScD, PE, will serve as the Opening Keynote Speaker during Building Innovation 2018: The National Institute of Building Sciences Sixth Annual Conference and Expo, to be held Tuesday, January 9, 8:00 am – 10:00 am ET, in Washington, D.C.
The Building Innovation 2018 theme is Sustain. Strengthen. Secure. In his presentation, Mr. Daddazio will build on that theme, focusing on resilience and how infrastructure plays a major role in securing our communities for the future. He will provide his insights; highlight case studies; share best practices, lessons learned and remaining challenges; as well as offer his thoughts on long-term planning, whole building design, sustainability and the interchange between buildings and supporting infrastructure from the engineering point of view.
WasteExpo is more than just an exhibition and conference; it is the largest solid waste, recycling and organics event in North America. It is the once-a-year meeting place for you to reconnect with your peers, network, learn and discover the newest products and services. And this year promises to be the best yet. More innovation. More education. More networking.
The passage of H.R.3684 – the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law – ensures daily commutes across metropolitan cities and small towns will be improved.
The law includes $1.2 trillion in total funding, reauthorizing surface transportation programs for five years and investing $110 billion in funding. The bill also guarantees $89.9 billion for public transit over the next five years between reauthorizations and new funding.