2019 Expo

When:  Apr 16, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Minneapolis-St. Paul

Interested in Sponsoring?


For this year’s expo we are heading back to “Nordeast” to the Solar Arts Building in Minneapolis. The facility is over 100 years old with great architectural details and is also home to Indeed Brewing

Solar Arts Building

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Members - $0.00
Non-Members - $0.00

Registration will close on Friday, April 12th, 2019



  • All pre-registered attendees, over the age of 21, will receive one free drink ticket
  • Enter the raffle to win a growler from Indeed Brewing
  • Bring a guest - get a raffle ticket
  • Donate to Second Harvest Heartland - get a raffle ticket
  • Visit 20 booths - get a raffle ticket
  • First raffle drawing will be held at 6:00 PM
    must be present to win


Membership Orientation - 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Registration & Sign-in - 1:45 PM
Cash Bar & Appetizers - 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Course: Project Conception and Delivery - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Course: Passive House Basics: Buildings with a Clear Conscience - 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Raffle - 6:00 PM


Solar Arts Building
711 NE 15th Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55413


Surface Lot Parking - Free
Valet Parking - $TBD

Please use the lots indicated below


We are requesting donations either in advance or at the event. A monetary donation is more efficient and has a bigger impact. For every $1 donated Second Harvest can distribute 3 meals! All donations are distributed to Second Harvest agency partner programs, such as food shelves, meal programs and school programs.

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Free event, held prior to the Expo. Lunch will be provided by the CSI Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter

The Member Orientation will be a presentation that covers what CSI is, the resources that in can offer, and the benefits of being a CSI member. It will address information about Institute, Region, and most importantly, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter. Learn how to get the most out of your membership and how you can be more involved as a member.


  • New Members
  • Existing Members
  • Non-Members with interest in CSI


Gary Patrick, CSI, AIA, RRC
Membership Committee Chair

Cynthia Long, CSI, CDT
Chapter President

Kermit Duncan, CSI, CCCA, CDT, AIA, NCARB
Certification Committee Representative

Membership Committee Co-Chair

 COURSE:  Project Conception & Delivery
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This course introduces the basic concepts of project conception and delivery including programming, planning and pre-design. The presenters will cover design and construction services, roles and responsibilities of design and construction teams, and introduce the project delivery methods.


Gerhard Guth, CSI, CCS, AIA, LEED AP
HGA Architects

Kermit Duncan, CSI, CCCA, CDT, AIA, NCARB
Miller Dunwiddie
Certification Committee Representative


 COURSE:  Passive House Basics: Buildings with a Clear Conscience
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Buildings and the construction industry are responsible for half of all CO2 emissions released every year. The Passive House is a set of design principals used to attain quantifiable and rigorous level of energy efficiency within specific quantifiable comfort level. This course will introduce you to the basic principles behind Passive House and get you up-to-speed on some of the latest projects and incentives in the US and Canada.      


Marcy Conrad Nutt, AIA, LEED AP
Alchemy Architects


Solar Arts Building
711 15th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Pricing Information

Registration Price
All Registrants $0.00
Membership Orientation Price
All Registrants $0.00
Course - Project Conception & Delivery Price
All Registrants Priced at registration
Course - Passive House Basics: Buildings with a Clear Conscience Price
All Registrants Priced at registration


Madison Silva