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Register for build safe|live safe Digital 2021

Registration is now open for DOB's second digital conference, build safe|live safe Digital 2021: Safety & Sustainability. This weeklong FREE virtual conference will be held from May 3rd to May 7th, 2021 to coincide with National Construction Safety Week. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Department experts on a variety of topics including construction safety, building maintenance, NYC's regulatory landscape, and building sustainability. There will also be worker safety sessions offered in multiple languages. The conference is open to the public, with many courses counting towards continuing education credits. Don't wait, register today!

Last year the Department held its first-ever live virtual construction safety conference, build safe│live safe Digital 2020: Safety, Innovation & Sustainability Conference,  that featured a variety of key industry topics and showcased the winning proposals of our Carbon Neutrality and Hack the Building Code Innovation Challenges.  Presentation for the 2020 conference included:

See video of the Innovation Challenge winners:

  • Hack the Building Code Innovation Challenge - DOB teamed up with Urban Tech Hub @ Company to promote the first-ever Building Code Innovation Challenge that sought ideas on for practical steps the City can take to improve the safety of buildings and workers, and to modernize the construction process. See the Hack the Building Code Innovation Challenge winning proposals.

  • Carbon Neutrality Innovation Challenge – DOB launched the challenge to find ideas and highlight new technologies designed to help cut carbon emissions and boost energy efficiency in NYC buildings. See the Carbon Neutrality Innovation Challenge winning proposals.

2019 build safe│live safe Presentations

2018 build safe│live safe Conference Presentations

2017 build safe│live safe Conference Presentations

2016 build safe│live safe Conference Presentations