Inaugural IBQC Annual Forum – Universal Good Practice Building Regulation: The Key Elements

The International Building Quality Centre (IBQC) formed an agenda item of a recent virtual conference between WOBO Governors David Gibson, Stephen Jones and Judy Zakreski, Vice President of Global Services ICC.  The discussion related to the centre, it’s base at the University of Canberra, and...

Firex International: Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

Join your colleagues at the first ever digital Tall Building Fire Safety Conference, going live on Wednesday 30 September 2020. This brand-new format makes it easier than ever to hear from high-level international speakers covering the latest building and fire safety legislation from wherever you...

New Zealand – “BUILT TO LAST 2020” Conference

The development of the built environment is about people and their actions.  The “Built to Last 2020” conference addresses the here and now best practice with a key focus on resilience. Friday, 30 October 2020 / The Cordis Hotel, 83 Symonds Street, Auckland & Streamed live...

Austria: European Pellet Conference 2021

European Pellet Conference: Bioenergy for a green recovery! Bioenergy for a green recovery – this is the focus of the next European Pellet Conference, the largest annual pellet event worldwide, which will take place on 24 – 25 February 2021 in Wels/Austria. Europe has the ambitious goal of...

Australia: Largest Online Construction Event

Australia’s Build week is the largest virtual event comprising 6 stages each hosting a summit reflecting a choice of construction, BIM, digital construction, sustainability and safety, infrastructure and transport.  The event provides an opportunity for professionals to dip in and out to suit their individual...

UK: New standard framework for competence across the built environment webinar

The UK Engineering Council has provided information in respect of a Webinar on new BSI standards for the built environment BSI, the British Standards Institution, will run a free online webinar on Thursday 24 September for people working in every aspect of the design, build and...

Leaf International 2020 – Creating the Circular City

Leaf International addresses 2 areas that are part of the WOBO focus – resources and sustainability. “Transforming today’s cities into sustainable cities is one of the main tasks to transition to the circular economy. In a world where several resources are becoming scarce, the wellbeing...

Scotland: Certification of Building Standards- understanding the benefits

The built environment and its development relies on the expertise of the development team reflecting both academic and vocational expertise – however, in these difficult times linked to legal responsibility and liability, there has been a drift towards greater reliance on third party certification....

ICC: New Hampshire Building Officials Association – IRC Inspections

This on-line seminar provides building inspectors with the fundamental knowledge necessary to administer and enforce applicable code requirements of the 2015 IRC. Specifically, the seminar provides the participants with checklists that enable those performing foundation through final residential building inspections to determine whether the materials,...

ICC: Conferences and Code Hearings 2021/22 – Dates for the diary

WOBO Governor David Gibson is in discussion with Judy Zakreski, Vice President of Global Services, International Code Council, in respect of collaboration and dissemination of information relating to codes, standards and regulations.  The WOBO Governors are also exploring opportunities to participate at the ICC Conferences...

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