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Newsletter 2014 - 6


Around Commissions
Conference Report: CIB W099 Conference on Achieving Sustainable Construction Health and Safety, June 2014 in Lund, Sweden,
This conference provided an international forum for researchers and practitioners from developed, developing and underdeveloped nations to address fundamental problems and constraints that affect the successful implementation of sustainable construction health and safety.
Conference Report: CIB W107 Conference on Construction in Developing Countries and its Contribution to Sustainable Development held in Lagos, Nigeria January 2014
Conference Observations and Recommendations address following topics: Construction industry development boards, collaborative procurement approaches, informal settlements, professional associations, regulations, stadards, higher educational institutions.
Forthcoming Meetings
CIB Co-sponsored: 9th ASOCSA Built Environment Conference, 31 May - 2 June 2015 in Durban, South Africa - Call for Abstract
The main conference theme is: Reflections on Directions in Infrastructure Delivery and Sustainability. Sub-themes include: Infrastructure development management, integrated project delivery (IPD) including professional practice, sustainable green building, innovative construction education.
CIB World Building Congress - Intelligent Built Environment for Life, 30 May - 3 June 2016, Tampere, Finland - Picture 8 of 20
There are 23 hotels in Tampere, most of which are within a short walking distance from Tampere Hall, the venue for the CIB World Building Congress in 2016. So far the highest building in Tampere is Sokos Hotel Ilves, but it will soon get a competitor...
New Publications
Free Downloadable Proceedings of the W099 Conference: Achieving Sustainable Construction Health and Safety, held in June 2014 in Lund, Sweden
The 60 papers were divided into the following themes: designing for health & safety, role of stakeholders, proactive- reactive health and safety, creating an incident free work environment, continuous education, behaviour-based safety, occupational health and ergonomic, quality work life.
Proceedings of the Third World Construction Symposium - Sustainability and Development in Built Environment: The Way Forward
The sub themes of the Symposium included: Green buildings, sustainable urbanisation, innovative green technologies, environmental economics and management, affordable- socio-economic sustainability, green rating and certification, energy management, sustainable facilities.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction in a Changing World, in Kandalama, Sri Lanka
The Conference provided a forum for researchers worldwide to debate and exchange ideas and experiences on a broad range of issues. Driven by technology innovation, demographic growth, environmental change, a new economic order and a strong undercurrent of social and political desire for change.
Proceedings of the W107 Conference: Construction in Developing Countries and its Contribution to Sustainable Development
All 7 keynote papers and 78 research papers were presented at the conference. The research papers consisted of 46 papers on Management, 8 papers on Technology, 6 papers on Design, 4 papers on Education and Training and 14 papers on Environmental Planning.
Student Chapters
CIB Sebestyen Future Leaders Award 2014
CIB Student Chapters are invited to submit a proposal for a project for the 2014 CIB Sebestyen Future Leaders Award. Preference will be given to proposals that contribute to CIB's Priority Themes: Sustainable Construction, Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions and Resilient Urbanization.
New Student Chapter: ASOCSA-CIB Sub-Saharan Africa
A new CIB Student Chapter has been established for the Southern African region. It is open to Student of Universities that are member of CIB and/or ASOCSA - the Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa. The new chapter will organise an annual students' competition.
Members Section New Members
Welcome to New Members
Since the previous news article on New CIB Members we have installed five New European CIB Members, one New Member from South Africa and one from the United States. The Associate Members include a University and an Industry Organization.