Schedule at a Glance

 Schedule at a Glance


September 22 – 24, 2021
Grand Hyatt Nashville, TN

Schedule subject to change.

Pre-Conference - Wednesday, September 22, 2021

REGISTRATION: 7:15 AM - 6:30 PM, Summit Foyer

REENGAGE: PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

*Additional Registration Required*

8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Let's Get Specific (3.5 LUs), Railhead

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

CSI Level Up Leadership Workshop, Rail Yard

RECONNECT

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Chapter & Region Leader Q&A with Marvin Kemp and Mark Dorsey, Rail Yard

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

BPM (Building Product Manufacturer) Speed Networking, Summit Ballroom

REFRESH

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Happy Hour (Open to Speed Networking Participants), Lookout Room, 3rd Floor
Sponsored by The Sherwin-Williams Company

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Welcome to Nashville Reception, Shuttles Depart from Grand Hyatt Valet at 6:15 PM
Sponsored by TDG

Conference Day 1 - Thursday, September 23, 2021

REGISTRATION 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

REFRESH

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

College of Fellows Annual Meeting & Breakfast (Additional Fee), Rail Yard

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast, Rail Yard/Railhead Prefunction

RETURN: OPENING KEYNOTE

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Curtis Moody - Perspective on Design, Firm Ownership, and Breaking Boundaries in the AECO (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Owner) Industry, Summit Ballroom

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Keynote Panel Discussion with Curtis Moody, Lakisha Woods, and Mark Dorsey, Summit Ballroom

RECONNECT

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Headshot Hub
Sponsored by BSD SpecLink

9:30 AM - 10:40 AM

CSI Foundation Meeting, Railhead

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

BPM Speed Networking, Rail Yard

REENGAGE

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

CSI Learning Office Hours, 576 Networking Lounge

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Crosswalk® - CSI Standards Delivered Digitally, Railhead

12:00 PM – 1:45 PM

CSI Keynote Luncheon & Annual Business Meeting, Summit Ballroom

REIGNITE

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

BPM Lightning Round Product Demos, Railhead

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM PPG - Clean Surface Technology: Where Did the Scrubs go?
2:20 PM - 2:40 PM Guardian Glass - Guardian Glass Performance Calculator
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM Kuraray - Laminated Glass Interlayers, How and Why to Choose

REIGNITE: EDUCATION SESSIONS

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Life, Safety, and Security: Views of a Post Pandemic World CSI: 1.0 LU AIA: 1.0 LU/HSW, Rail Yard AB

Mentee to Mentor: Bridging the Age Gap CSI: 1.0 LU AIA: 1.0 LU, Rail Yard C

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Refreshment Break, Railhead Prefunction

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Golden Rep: The Next Generation CSI: 0.75 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Rail Yard AB

Owners: More Than a Checkbook (Part 1: Shared Experiences) CSI: 0.75 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Rail Yard C

The Marriage of BIM, Keynotes, Specifications, and Technology CSI: 0.75 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Railhead

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Where Are the Next Specifiers? CSI: 0.75 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Rail Yard AB

Owners: More Than a Checkbook (Part 2: Discussion and Questions) CSI: 0.75 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Rail Yard C

Mega Collaboration on a Nashville Mega Project CSI: 0.75 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Railhead

RECOGNIZE

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

CSI Celebrates, Summit Ballroom
Sponsored by: dormakaba USA, Guardian Glass, ISE Logik., Kuraray, PPG Industries

Conference Day 2 - Friday, September 24, 2021

REGISTRATION: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Summit Foyer

REFRESH

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast & Research Roundtables, Railhead

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast, Rail Yard/Railhead Prefunction

RETURN: OPENING KEYNOTE

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Nancy Novak - Leveraging Data to Inform the Next Generation of the Construction Industry, Summit Ballroom
Sponsored by: Dow Consumer Solutions

REIGNITE

9:30 AM – 10:30 PM

BPM Lightning Rounds (Demos), Railhead

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM BSD SpecLink: Building a Collaborative, Data-Driven Specification Program
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM dormakaba: You've Got This: Interpreting an Architectural Hardware Submittal
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM ISE Logik: A Tale of Two Projects: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM DOW Consumer Solutions: High Performance Buildings Tall Tales

REIGNITE: EDUCATION SESSIONS

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Project Delivery Excellence Through Planning CSI: 1.0 LU AIA: 1.0 LU, Rail Yard AB

Leak Free Buildings: Can They Really Be Constructed? CSI: 1.0 LU AIA: 1.0 LU/HSW, Rail Yard C

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Refreshment Break, Railhead Prefunction

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Three Failures and a Save CSI: 0.5 LU AIA: 0.5 LU/HSW, Rail Yard AB

People Who Write Specifications: Training and Transitions CSI: 0.5 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Rail Yard C

The ABCs of Exterior Enclosure Design CSI: 0.5 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Railhead

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Can’t Make This Up: Lessons Learned the Hard Way CSI: 0.5 LU AIA: 0.5 LU/HSW, Rail Yard AB

How Rating Systems Have Reinvigorated Spec Writing CSI: 0.5 LU AIA: 0.5 LU/HSW, Rail Yard C

A BIM Can't Be a Spec... Right? CSI: 0.5 LU AIA: 0.5 LU, Railhead

RECOGNIZE

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Lunch & Certification Celebration, Summit Ballroom

REFLECT: CLOSING KEYNOTE

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Damon Hernandez - Looking to the Future of Construction through the Cutting Edge Tech of Today, Summit Ballroom
Sponsored by The Sherwin-Williams Company

REALITY

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Guided Off-Site Tours (additional registration required)

Capital View Development: The Gateway to Nashville Government and a New Music City CSI: 2.0 LU AIA: 2.0 LU
Virgin Hotels Nashville: Creating Contemporary Southern Charm CSI: 2.0 LU AIA: 2.0 LU