The University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP SURP), in collaboration with the UP College of Architecture (UPCA) and the UP College of Engineering (UPCOE) will be hosting the Sustainable Built Environment 16 Manila Conference (SBE16 Manila Conference) which will be held from July 13 to 15, 2016 at the Acacia Hotel, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
The conference is part of a worldwide series of conferences on Sustainable Buildings. With the theme Sustainable Built Design,” SBE16 Manila Conference aims to inspire, mobilize and build capacities of professionals and stakeholders towards a more sustainable built environment. Key topics to be discussed are as follows:
- Sustainable Buildings Infrastructures, and Communities
- Energy Efficiency and New Sources of Energy
- Water Efficiency and Management
- Materials and Resources
- Disaster Risk Management and Business Continuity Planning
- Governance and Regulation
The conference is supported by four international founding co-sponsors, namely: the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), the International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE), United Nations Environment Programme – Sustainable Building and Construction Initiative (UNEP -SBCI), and FIDIC, the global association of consulting engineering firms. In the Philippines, the local steering committee is composed of the top academic heads from the University of the Philippines’ – College of Architecture, College of Engineering and School of Urban and Regional Planning.
Registration details may be found in the conference website, www.sbe16.upd.edu.ph. Interested participants may likewise email to email@example.com or contact the conference organizers through the telephone numbers 81-8500 local 3008 or 929-1710 for more details.