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CIB Newsletter 2017 Issue 9

News Articles

Around Commissions
  - New Joint Coordinator
From the CIB General Secretariat
  - CIB Office Closed
Forthcoming Meetings
  - CIB World Building Congress 2019
  - Performance Measurement
New Publications
  - e-Business in Construction
Encouraged Journals
  - Big Data
  - Facilities Management
  - Building Adaptability
  - Service Innovation
Student Chapters
  - Uni Salford wins award 2017
Members Section New Members
  - Welcome to new Members


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Around Commissions
CIB New Joint Commission Coordinator
In November 2017 the CIB Programme Committee appointed Dr Subashini Suresh as New Joint Commission Coordinator of the CIB Commission W102 – Information and Knowledge Management in Building.
From the CIB General Secretariat
CIB Office Closed
The CIB Office will be closed during the Season Holidays from December 20, 2017 until January 7, 2018.
Forthcoming Meetings
CIB World Building Congress Announcement
On 18-20 June 2019 the CIB World Building Congress will be held in Hong Kong. The theme of the congress is Constructing Smart Cities with several Sub-themes, such as: Smart Buildings and Infrastructure, Smart Planning, Design and Construction and Smart People and Living.
CIB W117 Annual Best Value Conference and Commission Meeting
The annual Best Value Education and Training Conference in Tempe, AZ is being held on Jan 15-19, 2018. The conference is being held in conjunction with the semi-annual CIB W117 meeting. All CIB registered members, will have their registration fee [$1600 U.S.] waived if they are registered at the conference hotel.
New Publications
New CIB publication State of e-Business in the Bulgarian Construction Industry
CIB TG83 jointly published this report with the Bulgarian Construction Chamber on the state of e-business usage in the Bulgarian construction industry. The report publishes the results of a Bulgaria wide survey of construction organisations analysing the use of e-business related technologies. Available for free.
Encouraged Journals
CIB Recognised Journal BEPAM Call for Papers, Special Issue on Data Analytics and Big Data in Construction Project and Asset Management
This is a Call for Papers for the Recognised Journal BEPAM for a Special Issue on Data Analytics and Big Data in Construction Project and Asset Management. The window for submissions for this special issue will open on the 1st March 2018, and will close on the 30th April 2018. Papers cannot be submitted before 1st March nor after 30th April 2018.
CIB Encouraged Journal Facilities Call for Papers Special Issue
This is a call for papers for a special issue of the CIB Encouraged Journal Facilities, Shaping Tomorrow’s Facilities Management. During the International Research Conference “Shaping Tomorrow’s Built Environment”, held at the University of Salford, 11-12 September 2017, a number of papers were presented in sessions organized by the CIB Working Commission W070 Facilities Management and Maintenance.
CIB Encouraged Journal IJBPA New Publication
The International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation has just published a special issue on Building Adaptability and is online available. This special issue Building Adaptability is an attempt to take stock on current research and practice in the adaptability of buildings. Publication is available online.
CIB Encouraged Journal BEPAM Call for Papers, Special Issue on Service Innovation
We are looking for journal articles that are looking at the service interface between the management of infrastructure projects and the subsequent management of assets. Closing date for submissions, December 5.
Student Chapters
CIB Sebestyen Future Leaders Award 2017
The CIB Student Chapter Committee has declared a proposal submitted by CIB Student Chapter at the University of Salford the winner of the 2017 CIB Sebestyen Future Leaders Award. The title of the winning proposals is Developing an interactive social media-integrated forum for CIB community globally to stimulate and facilitate international cooperation, collaboration and exchange of information.
Members Section New Members
Welcome to New Members
Since the previous news article in the CIB Members’ section we have installed 2 New CIB Members. Two Individual Members from the Brazil.