ANSI: World Standards Week

Sustainable development!  World Standards Week, celebrated internationally each year in October, honors the efforts of the thousands of experts who develop voluntary standards within standards development organizations and aims to raise awareness among regulators, industry and consumers as to the importance of standardization to the...

International: MERIT 2022 Timetable Announced

WOBO encourages participation in this International activity. The Timetable for MERIT 2022, the annual construction business game supported by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institute of Building and Loughborough University has been announced, with Registration opening November 2021 and available until the game starts...

ICC: FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program

Resilient Communities – BRIC grants available. Join the International Code Council for a free webinar Thursday, October 7 at 3 pm ET | Noon PT Now in its second year, FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program is the agency’s $1 billion mitigation grant...

Building: Refurbishment and Retrofit

A key move to net-zero energy. Building, Housing Today and Building Design invite you to join them on Thursday 7th October as they explore refurbishment and retrofit in this live event.  Topics to be discussed include: • What have been the barriers to residential retrofit? •...

BBA: October Webinars

BBA invites members and fellow professionals to participate. The BBA invites you to check out what is happening in October as they cover the hot topic of Sustainability by discussing the North West Bicester Eco Town project with a number of people that are involved in the project...

Glasgow: COP26 summit

WOBO acknowledges the UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021. The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021. The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of...

Pittsburgh: 2021 ICC Annual Conference & Hearings

WOBO has been advised that registration is now open – enjoy the opportunities this event will provide. Registration is Open 2021 ICC Annual Conference & Hearings September 19–21, 2021 – ICC Annual Conference September 21–26, 2021 – Public Comment Hearings Register Now!    ...

Madrid: REBUILD 2021

WOBO has been advised that registration is open! Discover the future of building at REBUILD 2021, the great innovation event to transform our sector There are less than 2 weeks left for the big building event in Madrid. REBUILD 2021 (September 21-23 | Madrid – IFEMA) is...

ICC: Global Membership Council Webinar Series: Conformity Assessment Best Practices

WOBO Governor David Gibson was pleased to participate and contribute in the ICC Global Webinar and its global audience. Watch the July 30, 2021 discussion among a panel of experts from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States as they discuss global...

Australia: Victoria – A workplace opportunity.

WOBO thanks the Victorian Building Authority for their update in respect of Fire Safety and Combustible Cladding – a unique opportunity to share your skills. The Victorian Building Authority has an opportunity available for an experienced Building Surveyor to join us to help lead positive...

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