The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) will host a meeting of the Industry Advisory Group (IAG) on Friday, September 17, 2021. The meeting is open to the public and will be held via Webex Event.

The IAG serves the U.S. Government solely in an advisory capacity concerning industry and academia’s latest concepts, methods, best practices, innovations, and ideas related to OBO’s mission to provide safe, secure, resilient, and functional facilities that represent the U.S. Government to the host nation and support the Department’s achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives abroad. These facilities represent American values and the best in American architecture, design, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.

The public may attend this meeting virtually at the link here:

Those interested in joining OBO’s distribution list for additional information on the IAG meeting and other events should visit our sign-up page. A meeting notice will also be published in the Federal Register in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

View the meeting agenda here!

For further information, please contact Christy Foushee at


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