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New Membership Discounts through end of 2017

The Tell a Friend” Membership Campaign

Join USIBD this year for discount on your first year's dues!

USIBD's offices are moving!

The offices of USIBD will be closed November 30th & December 1st, as we move to a new location.  

Our email service will be down during this move as well.  

USIBD's offices are moving!

USIBD Symposium Track 2017: Session and Speaker Descriptions


2017 Symposium

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Referrals List for LOA Certified Professionals Now Online

The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) is pleased to announce the online publication of a new resource: a Referral Listing of individuals who have become certified in the use of USIBD’s LOA Specification V.2.0.  These individuals have gone through training, have been tested and are now certified in the LOA V.2.0. 

LOA Certified digital emblem

USIBD's 2017 Symposium: Follow up

Two great reviews on USIBD's 2017 Symposium:

  The pressure is on: 3D capture must adapt to grow in AEC  By Will Tomkinson

Free AEC Workshops in June, from USIBD & FARO

USIBD and FARO are once again partnering for this workshop series.

AEC Professionals are constantly striving to improve speed, quality, and safety on the projects they execute.  One emerging technology impacting all three of those areas is 3D laser scanning.

Lidar News on the 2016 USIBD Symposium

Thanks to Lidar News for reporting about USIBD's Second Annual Symposium that recently concluded in Atlanta!

LOA Document Upgrade Published Oct 11, 2016

The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) is pleased to announce the publication of its Level of Accuracy (LOA) Specification,  Version 2.0 – 2016.

Just under two years after the initial release of USIBD's LOA Specification, the new version 2.0 includes significant updates to the original, including:

USIBD Level of Accuracy V.2 - 2016

USIBD Announces Presenters for 2016 Annual Symposium

"Discovering the Built Environment"

USIBD's 2016 Annual Symposium 

2015 Symposium attendees

POB Article: "BIM by Way of Backpack"

POB has published this article, "BIM by Way of Backpack", including interviews of USIBD President John M. Russo, AIA, and Avideh Zakhor, who presented at USIBD's 2015 Symposium in Las Vegas.

BIM by Way of BackPack