Washington, D.C. — The National Institute of Building Sciences will be participating in the White House Conference on Resilient Building Codes, to be held May 10 in Washington, D.C. The introductory portion of the event will be streamed live by the White House.

The White House is convening the conference to bring increased attention to the important role of codes and standards in achieving a resilient nation. The Institute served as a liaison between the White House and the building industry leading up to the event. Institute Presidential Advisor Ryan M. Colker, J.D. will moderate a panel of codes and standards developers.

In addition, representatives from more than 30 building industry organizations will participate in the event.

The live stream begins Tuesday, May 10, at 9:00 am ET. View the proceedings at wh.gov/live. Follow it on Twitter at @NSC44.

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