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CIB Newsletter 2017 Issue 8

News Articles

Around Commissions
  - New Coordinator
Forthcoming Meetings
  - Water Supply and Drainage
  - Healthy Settlements
  - Le Mondial du Bâtiment
Encouraged Journals
  - Building Resilience
  - Energy Performance gaps
  - Public Private Partnerships
  - Sustainable Infrastructure
Student Chapters
  - Newsletter PolyU Hong Kong
  - CIB Sebestyén Award 2017


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Around Commissions
CIB New Commission Coordinator
In October 2017 the CIB Programme Committee appointed Assoc. Prof. Graeme D. Larsen as New Coordinator of the CIB Commission W065 – Organisation and Management of Construction. He will replace Prof. Kalle Kahkonen and Prof.Dr.Ir. Hans Wamelink who will end their work as coordinators.
Forthcoming Meetings
First Announcement: 44th International Symposium CIB W062
On 28th - 30th August 2018 the 44th International Symposium CIB W062 Water Supply and Drainage will be held in São Miguel, Azores. This symposium will be organised by the LREC - Regional Laboratory of Civil Engineering, ANQIP - Portuguese Association for Quality in Building Installation and the CIB Commission W062 - Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings.
CIB TG94 Co-Organise International Forum on Healthy Human Settlements and Industrial Development
On 16 and 17 November 2017, there will be the International Forum on Healthy Human Settlements and Industrial Development & the Ninth International Forum of Theory and Practice on Healthy Housing. CIB, International Council for Research & Innovation in Building & Construction, Task Group TG94 will co-organise this event.
VIP entrance CIB members Mondial du Batiment, Paris
Le Mondial du Batiment, fusion of the trade fairs BATIMAT, INTERCLIMA/ELEC and IDEOBAIN, brings you an offer of 2.500 exhibitors (of which 45% international), the biggest offer in the world for equipment and services for the building sector.Le Mondial du Batiment has the pleasure to offer you, as a CIB member, a VIP entrance to the show for free.
Encouraged Journals
CIB Encouraged Journal IJBPA Call for Papers Special Issue
This is a Call for Papers for the special issue of the International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation (IJBPA) on Building Resilience in Urban Settlements. Topics include Adaptive reuse of buildings, Rating tools, Green infrastructure, Policy and Strategy, Use of big data and digital techologies.
CIB Recognised Journal BRI Special Issue Energy Performance gaps
This special issue investigates the energy performance gaps that arise through the actions and interactions of different stakeholders. The question of -who is the user?- varies according to the different stages of the building life cycle. CIB members receive a special discounted subscription to BRI.
CIB Encouraged Journal BEPAM Call for Papers, Special Issue on Public Private Partnership
This special journal issue calls for critical analyses of demonstrable potentials and prospects of PPPs, and identification of areas for improvement including practical precautions against common pitfalls.
CIB Encouraged Journal IJBPA Call for Papers Special Issue
You are invited to submit papers to the special issue on Sustainable Development, Adaptation and Maintenance of Infrastructure. Some of the key themes are: Climate Change and Adaptation, Energy and Sustainable Development, Sustainable Urban Regeneration and Sustainable Construction & Infrastructure delivery.
Student Chapters
Newsletter Student Chapter PolyU Hong Kong
The CIB Student Chapter at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University has published their Newsletter about the Hong Kong Polytechnic University CIBSC 16th Anniversary. The Newsletter contains, among other things, information about: Achievements in 2017, Academic Conference and Workshop Series.
CIB Sebestyén Future Leaders Award 2017
CIB Student Chapters are invited to submit a proposal for a project for the 2017 CIB Sebestyén Future Leaders Award. Preference will be given to proposals for projects with defined outcomes that will contribute to one or more of CIB's current Priority Themes: Sustainable Construction, Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions and Resilient Urbanization.