United Nations: Special Address of the Secretary-General on the State of the Planet

WOBO Governor Omkar Channan has received notification of a special address by the Secretary General of the United Nations. The United Nations reach out today to share with you details about some very important upcoming climate action milestones. They would be very grateful for your...

Building For Tomorrow: 23-25 March 2021.

2021 sees the 30 year anniversary of Building For Tomorrow – National House Building Council. DATE FOR YOUR DIARY – 23-25 March 2021. Building For Tomorrow is launching in a completely new virtual format. With expert-led sessions this is an opportunity to learn, discover and...

WSSET 2020 Lecture Series (On-Line)

WOBO has been advised that the WSSET series of on-line lectures will be continuing. The details for this month’s lectures are below and I have attached a poster with more information. These lectures are open to WSSET members* only.  WSSET 2020 Lecture Series (On-Line) Date: Thursday 26 November...

The Future of Urban & Suburban Housing in the Wake of COVID-19

WOBO Governor Stephen Jones attended the NHAB virtual webinar – a real reflection of society housing activity and the impact of COVID-19.   Stephen attended the virtual webinar, “The Future of Urban & Suburban Housing in the Wake of COVID-19” and the presentations from the...

CABE Wales: Sustainability Conference

The Chartered Association of Building Engineers are holding another virtual buildeng conference, this time hosted by CABE’s Wales region and would like to welcome you to join us online. The conference is open to CABE members and non-members. Dates: Tuesday 01 and Thursday 03 December Timings: 16:00...

IFSEC & FIREX TECHTALKS -17 November 2020

As professionals we are working under demanding conditions and high expectations but difficulties in delivering the services industry and society demands.  Covid-19 and the associated lockdowns do however provide the opportunities for professionals to review their personal development plans and fulfill the CPD requirements of...

Net Zero Live – Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As professionals we are working under demanding conditions and high expectations but difficulties in delivering the services industry and society demands.  Covid-19 and the associated lockdowns do however provide the opportunities for professionals to review their personal development plans and fulfill the CPD requirements of...

Net Zero Live – Webinars

WOBO members and fellow professionals have the opportunity to participate in “Net Zero Live” – Free Registration Join Building and Housing Today as they host a two-day live event consisting of webinars, exclusive research and insight, plus thought leadership, exclusively on the topic of net...

UN Habitat – World Cities Day 31 October 2020

WOBO, as an Affiliate of the UN-Habitat, is pleased to provide an update of “Urban October”.  The theme of World Cities Day 2020 is Valuing our Communities and Cities. More information including concept notes, key messages, round tables and much more is available here. Urban October...

Simultaneous Evacuation Strategies in Purpose-built Blocks of Flats

Fire safety is a permanent feature of building design and WOBO is pleased to provide an opportunity to review current initiatives and participate in free online training through Fire Risk Consultancy. The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has updated guidance on simultaneous evacuation from blocks...

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