Academy Schedule

Academy Schedule


The CSI Academy offers a modern approach to professional learning with multiple methods for sharing experiences, collecting knowledge, and solving the problems that affect your daily work.


Start building connections prior to the event. Participants can access shared content and experiences through;

  • An exclusive online community
  • Optional webinars and roundtables
  • Focus weeks on four aspects of risk management: identification, assessment, mitigation, and monitoring.
    • Risk Identification Week
    • Risk Assessment Week
    • Risk Mitigation Week
    • Risk Monitoring Week



Events will focus on areas of concern, industry trends and case studies focused on a number of key risk areas within a construction project. Emphasis will be placed on group activities and audience participation.

 April 25, 2018

5:00 - 6:00 pm   Registration in Hotel

April 26, 2018

8:00-9:00 am   Breakfast and Registration
9:00-9:30 am   Welcome and Opening Session
9:30-10:15 am   Keynote Session: CSI’s take on Risk Management and AEC Trends
10:15-10:30 am   Break
10:30-11:45 am   Workshop 1
Track: Project Conception 

Managing Design Risks
Delays in Final Design Delivery, Change requests, and errors and omissions in construction documents.
Track: Project Execution 

Managing Construction Risks
Cost overruns, technology and product procurement, installation changes, and sub-contractor/trades delays
11:45 am-12:00 pm   Break
12:00-1:15 pm   Lunch Panel Session: Insuring Construction and its Risks
1:15-1:30 pm   Break
1:30-2:30 pm   Workshop 2
Track: Project Conception  
Managing the “other side”
Addressing contractual quality, contractor delays, and project team conflicts
Track: Project Execution  
Managing the “other side”
Addressing document quality, design delays, and project team conflicts
2:30-2:45 pm   Break
2:45-3:45 pm   Workshop 3
Both Tracks Combined  
Managing Environmental Risks
Addressing weather, site conditions, and mitigation impacts
3:45-4:00 pm   Break
4:00-5:00 pm   Day 1 Recap and Closing
6:00-7:30 pm   Networking Event (cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres)


April 27, 2018

7:00-8:00 am   Breakfast
8:00-8:30 am   Day 2 Welcome and Opening Session
8:30-9:15 am   Keynote Session: Governing Construction and its Risks
9:15-9:30 am   Break
9:30-10:30 am   Workshop 4
Track: Project Conception  
Managing Organizational Risks
Addressing staffing turnover, growing knowledge gap, and delivery delays
Track: Project Execution  

Managing Organizational Risks
Addressing qualified labor shortages, job site technology, and construction site protections
10:30-10:45 am   Break
10:45-11:45 am   Workshop 5
Both Tracks Combined  

Managing Legal Risks
Addressing permits, local ordinances, and contract language affecting documents and project delivery
11:45 am-12:00 pm   Break
12:00-1:00 pm   Boxed Lunch Session: Event Recap and Closing