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From CIB Co-Sponsored Events
  - SB13 Cairo, Egypt
Priority Themes
  - IDDS - New Theme Leaders
  - Sustainable Built Environment
Forthcoming Meetings
  - Water Supply and Drainage
  - Green Architecture
  - Smart, Sustainable and Healthy Cities
  - Construction Economics
  - Law and Dispute Resolution
  - CIB WBC2016
New Publications
  - R&D Investment and Impact
Encouraged Journals
  - Intelligent Buildings
Members Section New Members
  - New Members

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Newsletter 2014 - 5


From CIB Co-Sponsored Events
Conference Report: SB13 Cairo held in November 2013, Cairo Egypt
The conference aimed to redefine urban challenges in light of the current transitional period in Egypt. SB13 Cairo is sought to help take the first steps towards a pro-active approach for sustainable development in Egypt and the region.
Priority Themes
IDDS - Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions: Introducing the New Theme Leaders
The CIB Programme Committee appointed Robin Drogemuller and Scott Francis Beazley of the Queensland University, Australia as Theme Leaders for the CIB IDDS Priority Theme. IDDS Research issues include: sustainability models and measures, built environment information fabric and cultural change.
WSBE2017 Conference to take place in Hong Kong
The next Global SBE Conference in 2017 will be in Hong Kong. It is expected that up to 15 national / regional SBE Conferences will take place in 2016 that will feed into the 2017 World SBE Conference in Hong Kong.
Forthcoming Meetings
W062 - Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings: 40th International Symposium, 8-10 September 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
The symposium is open to all experts, researchers, practitioners, regulators and industry from all over the world, with an interest in the developments in the field of water supply and drainage for buildings. The technical sessions offer rewarding opportunity for learning and networking with other professionals.
CIB Co-sponsored: International Conference - Green Architecture for Sustainable Living and Environment, 29 November 2014 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
The conference aims to expose and to discuss the theory/methods/application of green architecture. This conference is expected as an idea collecting of solutions to create sustainable living and environment through the implementation in architecture and environmental design.
Smart, Sustainable and Healthy Cities: The 1st International Conference of the CIB Middle East & North Africa Research Network (CIB-MENA), 14-16 December 2014 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Cities in the Middle East and North Africa, are experiencing an unprecedented wave of urbanization. Topics of interest include: Planning, Management, Energy/Water Efficiency, Ecology, Waste Management, Building Materials and Components, Human Comfort and Health Issues, Assessment Methodologies etc.
CIB Co-sponsored: 8th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization, 28-29 May 2015, Tampere, Finland
Nordic conferences on Construction Economics and Organization have been biennial events for academics and industry people. These events are bringing together experts globally and those particularly from Nordic countries for sharing and learning new knowledge, to meet colleagues etc.
W113 - Law and Dispute Resolution: CIB - RICS Legal Research Symposium, 08-10 July 2015 in Sydney, Australia
The organizers announce that the 9th annual RICS Legal Research Symposium will again take place as an integral stream within the International COBRA Research Conference in 2015. The COBRA conference will be hosted by University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
CIB World Building Congress - Intelligent Built Environment for Life, 30 May - 3 June 2016, Tampere, Finland - Picture 7 of 20
Spring in Finland comes around April. The snow starts to melt and the trees regain their green foliage. Unlike the lakes, the rapids in Tampere never freeze over. They flow the same way they will in June 2016, when the CIB World Building Congress will be held in Tampere, Finland. Welcome to see for yourself!
New Publications
CIB New Publication: TG85 - R&D Investment and Impact
Based on a review of international R&D initiatives, this book explores how policy makers and industry leaders can better target future investment; and how industry and researchers can manage their efforts to improve productivity while addressing environmental and social needs of their communities.
Encouraged Journals
Intelligent Buildings International: Invitation for Papers
The Journal aims to examine new methodologies and tools for intelligent buildings, smart materials and systems, and explores the wider context beyond theoretical foundations, linking practical solutions with philosophical or sociological considerations.
Members Section New Members
Welcome to New Members
Since the previous news article on New CIB Members we have installed 3 New Members. The Anglia Rusking University from the United Kingdom joins as an Associate Member. The two installed Individual Members originatie from Ausralia and Israel.