The National Institute of Building Sciences has finalized the keynote speakers for Building Innovation 2022.

BI2022 is one of the premier meetings for all who impact the built environment to find solutions.

The BI2022 keynotes are:

  • Deanne Criswell, Administrator at Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Kelly Alvarez Doran, Senior Director of Sustainability & Regenerative Design at MASS Design Group and Director at Ha/f Research Studio at University of Toronto
  • Stacy Smedley, LEED AP BD+C, Executive Director at Building Transparency and Senior Director of Sustainability at Skanska USA Building

“Building Innovation allows for professionals from across the built environment to meet, network and learn about new strategies, trends and technologies,” said Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, Interim CEO of NIBS. “We are proud to present this year’s keynote speakers – leaders who are moving the built environment in very important ways for the nation’s benefit.”

The National Institute of Building Sciences team is finalizing BI2022 preparations. Conference programming is built around three tracks: resilience, technology, and building performance and sustainability.

At BI2022, NIBS also will announce the winners of the following awards: NIBS Distinguished Service, Exceptional Woman in Building, Future Leaders, NIBS Innovator, NIBS DEI Leadership and The Mortimer M. Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award. Two recipients of the Betty and Mort Marshall Memorial Scholarship also will be named. The scholarship was established to promote diversity in the building sciences and benefit students pursuing a career in architecture and engineering at a historically Black college or university.

Building Innovation 2022 sponsors include the International Code Council, Dell Technologies, Tremco Construction Products Group, 84 Lumber, BSI, Session Board, Procore Technologies, Evolve Stone, PCI, Federal Emergency Management Agency, MADCAD and International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials. Industry supporters who are sponsors include Green Building Initiative, The Marshall Group, Ltd., and ASTM International. Building Enclosure is the BI2022 media partner.

For more information, visit Building Innovation 2022.