The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces 2016 Industry Advisory Group Meeting Date

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 2, 2016

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) will host a meeting of the Industry Advisory Group (IAG) on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the U.S. Department of State, located at 2201 C Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 

This committee serves the U.S. government in a solely advisory capacity concerning industry and academia's latest concepts, methods, best practices, innovations, and ideas related to OBO's mission to provide safe, secure, and functional facilities that represent the U.S. government to the host nation and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives. These facilities should represent American values and the best in American architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.

The public may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows. Admittance to the State Department building will be by means of a pre-arranged clearance list. An open registration announcement will be posted on OBO's website, , and sent through OBO's distribution list approximately 30 days prior to the event date. Those interested in joining OBO's distribution list should email .  A meeting notice will also be published in the Federal Register prior to October 19, 2016, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

For further information, please contact OBO's Director of External Affairs, Christine Foushee, at or at (312) 353-1242.