Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Fourth Annual Conference & Expo will be held January 11-15, 2016, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Metro Washington, D.C., is set to coordinate the efforts of all disciplines toward Achieving a Resilient Future. The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is the Conference's Technical Programs Sponsor.
High-performance and resilient communities and buildings are on the horizon, but coordination and collaboration across all disciplines is required to cross the finish line. The National Institute of Building Sciences serves as the convener of the U.S. building industry. Consistent with its Congressional establishment and its role as an authoritative source of innovative solutions for the built environment, the Institute brings together the thought leaders, the implementers and the influencers within the industry's vast network of voices.
There are a wide range of opportunities for IAPMO members to gain valuable benefits from attending this unique Conference. Building Innovation 2016 offers IAPMO members the opportunity to:
Learn about the important role tools, technology, people and processes play in the achievement of high-performance communities and facilities during Track One: Guidance and Groundwork -- People, Process, Tools and Technologies to Reach Resilience
Explore the concept of incentivization and find out how an enhanced vision of incentives for investment in resilience can facilitate achievement of resilient communities and facilities in Track Two: Preparation and Performance -- Realizing Resilience through Incentives
Witness an overview of a high-performance project firsthand from the project team's perspective and hear the Institute's vision for the industry's future during the Plenary Symposium -- Achieving a Resilient Future
Hear about the new research by healthcare providers and building industry representatives that address challenges in the provision of high-performance facilities at the Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure 2016 Forum
Influence the education of future industry professionals at the Building Science -- Building Bridges and Bridging the Gap
Learn about new tools for the construction of high-performance buildings at the High Performance Building Council meeting
Discover how quality credentialing programs can enhance achievement of community goals at the Commercial Workforce Credentialing Council meeting
Find out how off-site construction technology and practice is assisting the achievement of project goals on safety, sustainability, project certainty and schedule at the at the Off-Site Construction Council meeting
Gain insights on developments in the use of technology to advance achievement of building industry goals at the buildingSMART alliance® meeting
Find out about the latest resources now available on the BRIK Building Research Information Knowledgebase® and WBDG Whole Building Design Guide® during the BRIK meeting and WBDG meeting
Hear from the Architect of the Capitol about the U.S. Capitol revitalization, building and infrastructure budget, construction forecast and regulatory update during the Annual FEDCon® Breakfast
See the latest advancements in innovative products and tools at the Building Innovation Expo
Connect with industry leaders and experts at multiple networking events
Get a jump-start on earning valuable continuing education units, with over 20 hours of credit per attendee available to be submitted for AIA approval
Join your industry colleagues for this industry-wide collaboration. Register now to attend Building Innovation 2016. Online registration ends December 31, 2015. Take advantage of the pre-conference savings and avoid long lines at onsite registration. Learn more at: www.nibs.org/?page=conference2016.