CIB World Building Congress 2022: Building Our Future (#WBC2022)

WBC2022 will focus the building community's attention on making our world a better place to live. We hope you'll join us! Don't miss sessions focussing on the research of our global members, thematic keynotes, industry sessions, and feature presentations on state-of-the art infrastructure and building projects currently under construction around Melbourne.

The CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction) is a global network of researchers and industry professionals, working together to improve building processes and enhance the performance of the built environment.  From 27-30 June 2022, RMIT is hosting the next CIB World Building Congress: Building our future: Informing practice to enhance the lives of current and future generations #WBC2022

WBC2022 themes will include: 

  • Climate change and environmental sustainability, including construction and demolition waste and sustainable supply chains;  
  • Addressing poverty and inequality, especially through access to appropriate social and affordable housing;  
  • Digital Construction/Construction 4.0; 
  • Smart built environment/smart cities/smart communities including transport networks;  
  • Industrialised/offsite construction/pre-assembly; 
  • Responding to COVID-19 – how the built environment supports health and well-being and how construction and the built environment contribute to economic recovery. 

Registrations are open, and we're now accepting abstracts!  Read the call for papers and submit abstracts here:

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Early bird and RMIT staff discounts available.


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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer