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Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today's Global Health Challenges Webcasts With IWBI: July 20 - July 24

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, the spaces where we spend our time play a role in the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.

IWBI webcasts

July 23 at 12:00pm ET: Keeping COVID-19 out of the classroom

FWD SPEAK: Love + Regeneration

A talk by Jason F. McLennan, CEO, McLennan Design
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Designers shape the world. Discover a new sustainable path forward by going beyond having less impact on the planet, to regenerating everything you can through project design and manufacturing for the built environment. Gain exclusive industry insights into the intersection of sustainability and design from visionary Jason F. McLennan.

Register here.

 

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IoT and the Future of Transportation

By Cheryl Ajluni, IoT Solutions Lead - Keysight Technologies
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Imagine a world where your car monitors your daily morning commute while safely parked in your driveway. On one particular morning, it detects a major collision along your intended route. Simultaneously, it checks your calendar and sees you have a critical meeting at 9:00 am with your most important client. Realizing you will miss your meeting if you wake at the normal time, your car alerts your smart watch to sound it’s alarm 30 minutes early. In just the blink of an eye, a potentially significant business disaster has been averted.

VIDEO | Behind-the-Scenes of a Living Site

A 360Tour of Mohawk Group’s Glasgow Plant
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Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Mohawk Group's "Living Site" carpet tile plant located in Virginia's picturesque Shenandoah Valley.

Black & Veatch Collaborates With Hexagon on Intelligent Tools

Global engineering leader embraces the Intergraph Smart® suite of design tools to facilitate integrated engineering design for its oil and gas business
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a top-ranked leader in oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction services, and Hexagon's PPM division, the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, today announce a new technology partnership that will advance engineering design further into the digital age.

Smart Field Tests for Smarter Airports

By Sarah Gross, Product Marketing Engineer - FieldFox
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Air travel will get a facelift in the near future thanks to modern technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G. Smart airports will improve passengers’ travel experiences and make operations more efficient. Improvements include almost-instant ticket issuance, automated security through facial recognition, upgraded services via robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced logistics. 

Black & Veatch Salutes US Water Prize 2020 Winners

Upcoming virtual awards ceremony to honor Denver Water, Flint Community Lab, Iowa Soybean Association, Marriott International, journalist Jose A. Del Real and US Sen. Ben Cardin
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As a sponsor of the US Water Prize 2020, global water infrastructure and solutions leader Black & Veatch salutes the latest recipients of the award recognizing people and organizations advancing innovations in water management and a more sustainable water future.

[Webinar]: Creating a Disaster Response Action Plan

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Strategies from the CDP, Google, IRC and Microsoft to ensure your CSR program is ready to move fast when it matters.

The global health crisis has forced companies to evaluate how prepared they are to respond to disasters and crises. How can you use what you've learned to prepare for future events like hurricanes, floods or humanitarian crises, and ensure you're ready to help with quick relief, as well as long-term community recovery — whatever the future brings?

World's First Certified Zero Carbon Sports Venue Will Prove Green Building Is Possible at Any Size If Climate Action Is Priority

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SEATTLE, July 15, 2020 /3BL Media/—Climate Pledge Arena aims to be the first International Living Future Institute Zero Carbon certified professional sports venue in the world. 

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