Institute to Moderate Panel on Incorporating Resilience Measures
The National Institute of Building Sciences will be participating in the White House Conference on Resilient Building Codes, to be held tomorrow, May 10, in Washington, D.C. The introductory portion of the event will be streamed live by the White House.
The White House is convening the conference to bring increased attention to the important role of codes and standards in achieving a resilient nation. The Institute served as a liaison between the White House and the building industry leading up to the event. Institute Presidential Advisor Ryan M. Colker, J.D. will moderate a panel of codes and standards developers.
In addition, representatives from more than 30 building industry organizations will participate in the event.
The live stream begins Tuesday, May 10, at 9:00 am ET. View the proceedings at wh.gov/live.
About the National Institute of Building Sciences
The National Institute of Building Sciences, authorized by public law 93-383 in 1974, is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests to identify and resolve building process and facility performance problems. The Institute serves as an authoritative source of advice for both the private and public sectors with respect to the use of building science and technology.