The conference will offer a full day of continuing education sessions and construction product exhibit on Friday (Technical Educa on Day) focused on the PLAY IT FORWARD theme. Sessions will emphasize Transformative Design and Reuse featuring the projects and concepts being implemented in reclaiming Rochester’s inner loop as well as the development around the spectacular Strong National Museum of Play. A late afternoon tour of the museum facilities will be included. Saturday will be a second full day focusing on general professional and leadership development skills with a CSI focus.
Full details on all sessions are currently being finalized and applications for AIA LU/HSW credits are being applied for. This page will be updated regularly as final details are available.
FRIDAY KEYNOTE: INNER LOOP – PAST. PRESENT, FUTURE
(Friday at lunch hour)
Deputy Commissioner Neighborhood & Business Development, City of Rochester
FRIDAY Session 1 – Targeted Value Deliverables
FRIDAY Session 2 – Market Reach and Community Engagement FRIDAY Session 3 – Reconnecting Communities Across NY State
FRIDAY Session 4 – Adaptive Reuse Mall Development
FRIDAY Session 5 – Strong Museum & the Neighborhood of Play FRIDAY Session 6 – High Falls / NY State Parks
FRIDAY Session 7 – Strong National Museum of Play Experience and Tour
SATURDAY Session 1 – CSI Institute Update A summary of the state of the industry and Institute Initiatives presented by the current CSI Board Chair, Arthur “Cam” Featherstonhaugh IV, CSI, CDT.
SATURDAY Session 2 – SPECtalks A TEDx style experience with a focus on issues affecting construction professionals.
SATURDAY Session 4 – Seven Deadly Sins of Recrui/ng Volunteers A discussion of the right and wrong ways to get volunteer participation, motivate and encourage, reward and advance. Essential to bringing in new blood and growing the chapter.
SATURDAY Session 5 – Growing The Audience – Chapter Web/Social Media A primer on how to use your chapter website and social media platforms to reach a new audience and expand the reach of the chapter.
SATURDAY Session 6 – More Than Lunch & Learn – Dynamic Programs A how-to on selecting topics and providing an experience that gets people out of their office to attend chapter events with a focus on what works and what doesn’t.
SATURDAY Session 7 – Welcome Madam President – Leader Orienta/on An orientation session for chapter leaders. Now that you’ve taken the title – what do you need to do to be a leader and move the organiza on forward as well as handle the logistical obligations.
Thursday, April 18
WELCOME RECEPTION AND NETWORKING
Friday Daytime, April 19
TECHNICAL EDUCATION DAY
Tabletop Trade Show
Continuing Education Sessions
Museum of Play Experience
Friday Evening, April 19
Late Evening Networking
Saturday, April 20
PROFESSIONAL/LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT DAY
CSI Institute Update
Luncheon Keynote and Awards
Professional/Leadership Development Workshops
CSI members are experts in building construction and the materials used therein and are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information.