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CIB in Brief

CIB was established in 1953 as an Association whose objectives were to stimulate and facilitate international cooperation and information exchange between governmental research institutes in the building and construction sector, with an emphasis on those institutes engaged in technical fields of research.

CIB has since developed into a world wide network of over 3,000 experts from about 500 member organisations with a research, university, industry or government background, who collectively are active in all aspects of research and innovation for building and construction.

CIB is the acronym of the abbreviated French (former) name: "Conseil International du Bâtiment" (in English: International Council for Building). In 1998 the abbreviation was kept but the full name changed to:


CIB WBC 2022 Building our Future
CIB World Building Conference 27 Jun 2022, 9:00 am AEST – 30 Jun 2022, 5:00 pm AEST RMIT University, Melbourne
Issue 8, 2020
ICCCBE W78 Virtual Joint Conference Aug 18-20 2020
The ICCCBE and the CIB W78's are the two most important truly international conference series on the theme of IT Computing in Civil Engineering-Construction, which can be held all around the world. Conference will be on 18 - 20 August, 2020, only in virtual online format.
Issue 8, 2020