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  - Information Integration
  - e-Business Webinar
  - Healthy Town
  - Service Life Prediction
From the CIB Management
  - CIB New President
From the CIB General Secretariat
  - CIB and Social Media
Forthcoming Meetings
  - e-Business Webinar
  - Informal Settlement
  - Built Environment
  - Responsible Architecture & Urbanism
Encouraged Journals
  - Resilient Building Adaptation
  - Built Environment Sustainability
  - Rethinking Thermal Comfort
  - Call for Papers Productivity
  - BIM and Lifecycle
Members Section New Members
  - Welcome to new Members

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Newsletter 2017 - 7

Around Commissions
You are invited to participate in CIB survey for the research roadmap of TG90 Information Integration in Construction. The survey should take less than 10 minutes. This Task Group was set up in 2014. One of its outputs is a Research Roadmap, which will formulate an agenda for new R&D projects and/or initiatives that focus on information and knowledge integration in construction.
CIB Webinar available CIB TG83 e-Business in Construction
On 13th of September the CIB Task Group TG83 e-Business in Construction held a Webinar on: Lessons for the future of data describing buildings and their performance. The Webinar is now available for free on the CIB Secretariat YouTube Channel.
New CIB Commission TG94 - Healthy Town
The CIB board has established a new Commission in August: TG94 – Heathy Town. The Commission has a mandate until the end of 2020.The commission will be coordinated by Prof Lei Zhang from the China National Engineering Research Center for Human Settlements (CNERCHS) in Beijing, China.
Service Life Prediction - New Projects
CIB Commission W080 Prediction of Service Life of Building Materials and Components, started four new Commission Projects. The Project Elaborations are now available. CIB Members are invited to participate.
From the CIB Management
CIB New President
The CIB Board appointed Richard Tremblay the new President of CIB for the remainder of the 2016 – 2019 term. Richard Tremblay is the General Manager of the Construction portfolio at the National Research Council (NRC) in Canada.
From the CIB General Secretariat
CIB on LinkedIn and Twitter
For some time now CIB has a presence on LinkedIn via its company page. And now CIB also set up a Twitter account. In both accounts the CIB Secretariat will include announcements of recently published News articles that are of potential importance for readers beyond the CIB Membership.
Forthcoming Meetings
Webinar REMINDER CIB TG83 e-Business in Construction
Task Group TG83 - e-Business in Construction invites you to join their Webinar, taking place 13 September. Join the Webinar to learn more about cutting-edge ideas and research industry activities of visionary academic researchers whose solutions get to the street as fast as possible. The webinar will be held at 13.00 – 14.30 GMT (15.00-16.30 CEST).
CIB W110 Special Session of International Conference on Architecture Research and Design
CIB Working Commission W110 - Informal Settlement and Affordable Housing, organises a conference and a Commission meeting in conjunction with the international conference on Architecture Research and Design, organized by the Department of Architecture – ITS Surabaya, Indonesia.
Call for Papers: 12th Built Environment Conference
The ASOCSA Built Environment conference series is steadily becoming one of the leading built environment conferences on the African continent. Authors are invited to submit structured abstracts in English of not more than 150 words for peer review by the Scientific and Technical Committee by not later than November 30, 2017.
CIB Co-sponsored International Conference on Resilient and Responsable Architecture and Urbanism 2018
Our attitudes, business models, products, services and actions related to the design, build, maintenance and transformation of our built environments have to change fundamentally. This Conference addresses topics such as: Ramping up Net Energy Zero buildings, Energy efficient urban areas, Governance and Water management in the built environment.
Encouraged Journals
CIB Encouraged International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation Call for Papers
You are invited to submit papers to the special issue Smart Strategies for Resilient Building Adaptation and Retrofit for the International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation (IJBPA). Some of the key themes are: Smart defect diagnosis, Smart building performance assessment for existing buildings, Challenges for sensitively enhancing the performance of existing buildings and their controls.
CIB Encouraged Journal BEPAM Special Issue on Built Environment Sustainability
This is a Special Issue on: Emerging Issues in the Built Environment Sustainability Agenda, that addresses topics such as: Business Models and zero carbon Building, Green leasing in developing countries, Water usage in Construction sites, Environmental hazard control and Megaproject strategies.
CIB Recognised Journal BRI Special Issue
A Building Research & Information (BRI) special issue entitled; Rethinking Thermal Comfort, is published. This special issue challenges the practices of thermal comfort and offers alternative ideas drawing on the adaptive approaches. It presents new perceptual, behavioural, physiological and design research.
REMINDER: BEPAM CIB Encouraged Journal Call for Papers, Productivity.
We are delighted to announce the call for papers for the peer reviewed Built Environment Project and Asset Management (BEPAM) Journal, Special Issue on Rethinking Construction Productivity Theory and Practice. Deadline for submission Call for Papers is September 30, 2017.
CIB Encouraged International Journal of Building Pahtology and Adaptation: Call for Papers, BIM and Lifecycle
You are invited to submit Call for Papers for the Special Issue of the CIB Encouraged International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation. The title of this special issue will is: Emerging Concepts in the application of BIM tot the Alteration and Refurbishment Lifecycle of Buildings.
Members Section New Members
Welcome to new Members
Since the previous news article in the CIB Members’ section we have installed 3 New CIB Members. One Associate Member from the United Kingdom and two Individual Members from the United States.