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Newsletter 2018 - 7


From the CIB Management
CIB Job Offer CEO
CIB, the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, is reaching out to you to network about a remarkable opportunity that CIB currently has open for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Its an opportunity for a full-time hire on a 5-year contract working in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada). Applications will be received up to 24 October 2018 at 23:59 Eastern Standard Time.
Forthcoming Meetings
CIB World Building Congress UPDATE September
In view of the increasing number of Working Commissions and Task Groups indicating interest to participate but the summer holiday just past, the Organising Committee has decided to extend the deadlines for submitting abstracts (for both Sub-themes and WC/TG submissions) to: 30 Sept 2018
CIB Co-Sponsored SBE 2019 Conference Brussels, Call for Abstracts
The BAMB Consortium is pleased to invite you to submit an abstract and participate in BAMB’s final event Buildings as Material Banks – A Pathway for a Circular Future (SBE19 Brussels–BAMB-CIRCPATH) that will be held in Brussels 5 - 7 February, 2019. Deadline to submit abstracts is 7 October, 2018.
CIB W104 Open Building Implementation Call for Papers WBC19 REMINDER
The CIB Commission W104 Open Building Implementation invites you to submit abstracts to its session at the CIB World Congress in Hong Kong, June 2019. Deadline to submit abstracts is extended to 30 September, 2018.
CIB Co-Sponsored ILCGBS Conference REMINDER
You are invited to join the 2018 Conference on Innovative Low-Carbon and Green Buildings in Subtropical Area that will be held on October 14th to 17th, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan. This Conference is part of the SBE Series of 2019-2020.
CIB Co-Sponsored SBE Series Launch
The SBE Conference series is about to launch! Don't miss the opportunity to participate in one or more of these high-quality events that feature peer-reviewed papers, excellent keynotes and SBE Roundtable sessions to discuss climate change and sustainability issues in the built environment.
CIB Co-Sponsored SBE 2019 Conference Milan, Call for Papers
We are delighted to announce the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Regional Conference 2019 as a platform for sharing research and innovation between researchers and practitioners of the construction sector. The focus relies on Resilient Built Environment for Sustainable Mediterranean Countries. Deadline to submit Call for Abstracts is 15 November, 2018.
CIB Co-Sponsored SBE 2019 Conference Cardiff, Call for Abstracts
24 and 25 September 2019 the Cardiff University and Cynnal Cymru will host the Sustainable Built Environment Conference. The conference will include a series of key note speaker presentations, break-out sessions, workshops, a climate change round table debate and limited number of ‘on location’ visits demonstrating best practice. Deadline to submit abstracts is November 2018.
CIB Co-Sponsored SASBE 2018 Conference Invitation
The 5th SASBE conference is hosted by Prof Rob Roggema and Kiran Kashyap at the University of Technology Sydney and will take place from 4-7 December 2018. Theme of the Conference is: Do we own the land, or does the land own us? The registration for the conference is now open.
CIB W110 Informal Settlements and Affordable Housing Call for Papers WBC 2019
CIB Working Commission W110 will organize an Designated Scientific Paper Session and a Commission Meeting as part of the CIB World Building Congress 2019, to be held in Hong Kong, 17-21 June 2019. You are invited to submit papers. The deadline for submitting is 30 September 2018.
CIB World Building Congress Deadline Call for Abstracts
The CIB World Building Congress 2019 will take place over 17-21 June 2019 at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, with the University’s Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE) as joint organiser. If your work and expertise offer insight into any of the areas, we would encourage you to submit your abstract before 30 September 2018!
CIB W080 Prediction of Service Life of Building Materials and Components, DBMC2020 First Announcement
This is a first announcement of the 15th edition of the international conference on the Durability of Building Materials and Components, DBMC2020. Over more than 40 years, the DBMC triennial conferences have been a recognized worldwide event. The conference will be held on 30 June-3 July 2020 in Barcelona, Spain.
REMINDER CIB Co-Sponsored SBE 2019 Conference Tokyo, Call for Abstracts
The organizing committee from Japan is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019 Tokyo will be held on August 6-8, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. Deadline for submitting abstracts is extended to 30 September 2018.
CIB Co-Sponsored SBE 2019 Conference Helsinki, REMINDER and EXTENDED Deadline Call for Paper
The Global SBE series gathers again in Helsinki on 22-24 May 2019 to share latest knowledge and development trends in sustainable built environment. The SBE19 Helsinki edition debates how our Clean Planet with its Happy People can share Prosperity for present and future generations. Deadline for submitting abstracts is extended until October 15, 2018.
New Publications
CIB NRC Symposium Proceedings on Durability and Climate Change Available
In September the Symposium on Durability and Climate Change was held, organised by the CIB Commission W080 Prediction of Service Life of Building Materials and Components. The extended abstracts published in these proceedings are available for free via the website of CIB.
Encouraged Journals
CIB Encouraged Journal Construction Economics and Building, New Issue
The latest issue of the CIB Encouraged Journal of Construction Economics and Building has just been published online. The Journal is a peer reviewed, open access publication for original research into all aspects of the economics and management of building and construction, quantity surveying and property management as well as construction and property education.
CIB Special Issues Journals World Building Congress 2019
Whilst all accepted full conference papers will be published via a set of electronic Congress Proceedings, the Organising Committee is pleased to announce that the five refereed CIB Recognised and Encouraged Journals have agreed to publish special issues after the Congress. Publications in the special issues in these journals will be subject to the usual full double blind peer review process.
CIB Special Issue Call for Papers, Encouraged Intelligent Buildings International Journal
This is a call for papers for a Special Issue of the CIB Encouraged Intelligent Buildings International Journal that will be published in 2020. The World Building Congress 2019 Scientific Committee will nominate papers for this Special Issue of the Journal and we expect the normal reviewing process of the Journal will then prevail.
CIB Recognised Journal BEPAM, New Issue
The latest issue of the CIB Recognised Journal of Built Environment Project and Asset Management (BEPAM) has just been published online. There is a discount rate for CIB Members when subscribed to the Journal.
Student Chapters
CIB REMINDER WBC19 Competition under Constructing Smart Cities
You are invited by the HK PolyU CIB Student Chapter, to join us in Hong Kong, for the competition under Constructing Smart Cities, the CIB World Building Congress 2019 (CIB WBC 2019), which will be held 17-21 June 2019, at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The deadline to apply for the Competition is: December 1st, 2018
CIB Sebestyén Future Leaders Award 2018 REMINDER
CIB Student Chapters are invited to submit a proposal for a project for the 2018 CIB Sebestyén Future Leaders Award. Preference will be given to proposals for projects with defined outcomes that help CIB to address the theme of Smart Cities. Deadline for submitting proposals is October 31, 2018.
Members Section New Members
Welcome to New Members
Since the previous news article in the CIB Members’ section we have installed 3 New CIB Individual Members.