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National Institute of Building Sciences Issues Call for 'Building Innovation' Speakers

March 17, 2023
Set for September in Washington, three-day BI2023 conference will focus on resilience, technology, workforce development, building performance and sustainability.


WASHINGTON, DC, March 14, 2023 – The National Institute of Building Sciences has begun planning for Building Innovation 2023, and it is looking for speakers. BI2023 takes place September 5-7, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.

“Building Innovation attracts the industry’s most critical movers and shakers from federal, state and local governments and, of course, across the public and private sectors of the U.S. economy,” said AC Powell, JD, CPS, President and CEO of NIBS. “We invite subject matter experts along with professionals from all corners of the built environment with insight and significant case studies, research, and solutions to submit abstracts for this event.”

BI2023 will convene those who impact the built environment to meet, share lessons learned, and unveil the latest tools and groundbreaking strategies that affect the building community.

This year’s conference will focus on several key themes, including Resilience, Technology, Workforce Development, and Building Performance & Sustainability. With that in mind, NIBS seeks speakers to cover the following topics:

  • Building information modeling;
  • Digital twins;
  • Affordable housing;
  • Sustainability;
  • Carbon neutral construction;
  • Net-zero building design;
  • Hazard mitigation;
  • ESG;
  • Cyber and data security;
  • Offsite construction.

Experts and industry leaders are encouraged to submit an abstract no later than April 28, 2023. For more information about speaker submissions, visit

About NIBS

The National Institute of Building Sciences brings together labor and consumer interests, government representatives, regulatory agencies, and members of the building industry to identify and resolve problems and potential issues around the built environment. NIBS is a non-profit, non-governmental organization. For more information, visit or follow @bldgsciences on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn. Contact: Christine Cube, NIBS Associate Director, Public Relations and Social Media, [email protected].