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  • Hello Friends, I imagine you, like me, are a little fatigued by the very notion of elections after the contentious Fall national election.  Even the Oscars results show us how messy voting for stuff can be.  But it’s March, which means it’s time to ...

  • The Construct 2016 has come
and gone. It has
been exciting for
the CSI. While Construct & the 60 th annual convention is over and Austin, TX
survive having us descend upon it summer is almost over. You may be asking yourself why the comment about summer? ...

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  • Hall and Wolfe Elevated to Distinguished Membership Distinguished Members to Be Elevated at CONSTRUCT 2016 CSI is pleased to announce that CSI's Board of Directors has voted to elevate Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, Lifetime Member, CCS, CCCA, and Sheldon ...

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  • CSI to Elevate Nine Members to Fellowship Alexandria, Va. (June 27, 2016) - CSI announced today that the organization will elevate nine members to Fellows of the Institute during the Honors & Awards Ceremony at CONSTRUCT 2016 & The CSI Annual Convention ...

  • CSI to Receive Grant from the National Science Foundation Sinclair Community College, Columbus State Community College and CSI Receive Grant from the National Science Foundation to Standardize Curriculum in Undergraduate Education ALEXANDRIA, ...

Upcoming Events

  • New Member Reception

    Sep 26, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT)
    Anyone who joined the chapter in the past year is invited to join us for drinks and appetizers.  You will have a opportunity to meet other new members, as well as board and committee members.  We are hoping for nice weather so we can enjoy our reception on the lovely patio overlooking the river. Thank you to our sponsors for this event -  GCP Applied Technologies and Lotte Advanced Materials   

  • Chapter Meeting: Solving for "Why?"

    Sep 26, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CT)
    Exterior Cladding and Fire Protection - More than Skin Deep In recent years we have all watched in disbelief as a series of fires around the globe propagated, in part, by a combination of exterior wall components and materials with properties that, in certain circumstances, can facilitate combustion.  We will discuss  industry response we are beginning to see in the U.S., exchange ideas about where we go from here and the steps that we can take as design and construction professionals to further mitigate this risk while maintaining energy efficiency standards. Presented by: Nicholas E. Ozog, P.E. | Senior Associate , Fire Protection and Life Safety | Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. Daniel J. Lemieux | Principal, Director of International Operations | Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. Time: 5:00 – 5:45 Registration, tabletops, cash bar; 5:45 – 6:30 Dinner; 6:30 – 8:00 Program Cost: CSI Chicago Members Complimentary, Nonmembers $45 Registration: Due by September 19, 2017 Continuing Education: Available credit will be posted once course is approved. Registration for this event is closed. Learn about our presenters: Daniel Lemieux's Bio Nicholas Ozog's Bio Marketing Opportunities: Tabletops $125 CSI Chicago members, $175 nonmembers (plus event fee)  Tabletops Sold Out! To reserve your tabletop or for more information please e-mail: Beth Winkler at Parking: There is parking located under the building, Enter the garage at the main entrance to the Club at 500 N. Kingsbury Street, Chicago. Parking fees are $5.75 for the first four hours, $0.50 each additional hour with validated ticket. Meeting Cancellation Policy: Members or nonmembers who are no-shows or cancel after the registration deadline are responsible for $45 fee if the seat cannot be filled.

  • Webinar- Demystifying Rain Screen Systems Utilizing Metal Wall Panels 9/27/17

    Sep 27, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    FREE CSI Webinar : Demystifying Rain Screen Systems Utilizing Metal Wall Panels (9/27/17) ATAS  International, Inc. CSI Learning Level: Intermediate Audience: Academia Professionals Specifiers Owners Contractors Government Property Managers Contract Administrators Engineers Facility Managers Developers Cost Estimator Architects Product Manufacturer Reps Project Managers Students CAD Operators Speaker: Jim Bush and David Srokose Attendees will learn about the different types of rain screen systems, the components involved in the systems, how they are assembled, and how they can assist in the energy efficiency of buildings. Learning Objectives: Understand various types of rain screen wall systems. Identify importance of critical nature of air and water resistance barriers in energy efficiency. Discover and define the importance of integrating continuous insulation. Simplifying energy efficiency of rain screens utilizing insulated metal panels. Credit: 1.0 AIA HSW/LU credit All Registrations must be received 24 hours prior to the Webinar. Telephone dial-in and web log-in instructions will be forwarded to you 24 hours before event. By registering for this webinar you are agreeing to provide your contact information to the speaker. Have questions about CSI’s WebReach Program? CSI WebReach The views and opinions of presenters expressed in WebReach presentations and content are solely their own and are provided by CSI for the information and education of attendees. Inclusion of any content in a WebReach program should not be read as approval, endorsement, or recommendation of that content by CSI. CSI does not check WebReach content for quality or accuracy; content is selected and provided based upon the professional expertise and experience of presenters, who are solely responsible for the content they present.


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