Building America’s Future: Academic Strategies for Supporting IIJA and IRA Implementation

Building America’s Future: Academic Strategies for Supporting IIJA and IRA Implementation

DATE: June 6, 2024
TIME: 12:00-1:00pm EDT
PRESENTER: Dr. Qingbin Cui, University of Maryland Professor and Director of Build America Center

DESCRIPTION:

Join us for a comprehensive webinar exploring the pivotal role academia can play in supporting the implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). With the IIJA and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) providing an unprecedented $1 trillion to modernize America’s infrastructure, public and private organizations are already benefiting. But what opportunities lie ahead for academic institutions? Discover how engineering and construction programs can bolster BIL implementation, enrich scholarly research, and drive workforce development and public outreach. The webinar will feature insights and best practices from the Build America Center, showcasing its collaborative work with state and local governments. You’ll gain valuable strategies for conducting practice-oriented research, fostering innovation, and advancing infrastructure projects that meet the goals of the BIL. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how academia can help shape America’s future infrastructure.

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