AIA CES Approved Workshops

March 19th - Workshop 1: BUILDING SOLUTIONS & MATERIALS

  1. AM Understanding Foundation Flood Vents and FEMA’s Technical Bulletin 1
  • Applicable codes pertaining to Foundation Flood Venting
  • New ICC regulations, ASCE 24-05 and the National Flood Insurance Program (FEMA) Regulations
  • New NFIP floodplain Elevation Certificate
  • Requirements of Engineered Opening and Non-Engineered Openings
  • Process of independent evaluation of construction products and their value to architects and code officials

Joe DelVecchio, Architectural Representative, Smart Vent

 

11.05 AM Precast Concrete – The Future of Low Carbon Buildings and Flooring Technology

 

12.10 PM Utilizing UAVs for Facade Inspections

  • History on facade ordinances
  • The benefits of a UAV to the facade inspector
  • Latest developments on a new ASTM standard

 

1.15 PM

The Vision for Off-site Construction

  • The future outlook for off-site construction in NYC
  • Overcoming some of the wider industry challenges – how can off-site support this?
  • Best practice in off-site implementation
  • Productivity and certainty in delivery

 

2.20 PM Light Gauge Steel - Best Practice in Design, Connection and Application

March 19th - Workshop 2: SAFETY, SUSTAINABLE BUILDING & BUILDING REGULATION

10AM

Whole-House Ventilation Systems: Providing Healthy, Comfortable, & Energy Efficient Indoor Solutions

  • Understand the advantages and weaknesses of supply-only, exhaust-only, and balanced ventilation systems
  • Learn how heat recovery ventilation enables a comfortable a healthy environment
  • Understand HRV/ERV’s role in building an energy efficient home
  • Learn how to evaluate and choose the most effective HRV/ERV system.

John Rockwell, Technical Sales Engineer, Zehnder America

 

11AM  

How Better Team Communication Improves Energy Code Compliance

  • Improve communication with subs and employees to remove barriers to energy code compliance
  • Understand new air sealing challenges and how to pass the blower door test
  • Learn right-sizing requirements for mechanical equipment submittals
  • Identify and understand how to pass all new energy code inspections

 

12.10PM

Buildings Fit for the Future NYC

  • Reacting to space limitations due to the growing population
  • Buildings fit for purpose and use – How can we create more efficient and sustainable buildings?
  • Creating communities through community spaces

 

1.15PM

Safety Interviews and Building a Safety Resume

  • Training, experience and related skills
  • Perspective from both the interviewer and interviewee

 

2.20PM

Redefining Sustainability

  • Reducing emissions – The next steps to take
  • Developing low carbon infrastructure
  • Meeting the demand of clean heat

March 20th - WORKSHOP 1: MARKETING TOOLS, BUSINESS SKILLS & INNOVATION

10.00 AM Conflict on the Job Site: How to Resolve & Leverage Hostility for a Successful Project

  • Anticipating and preparing for confrontations
  • Defusing tense situations and finding common ground
  • Strengthening relationships on the jobsite

 

11.05 AM Systematic Method of Construction Management, from Design to Occupancy

  • Pre-Construction Development Phase
  • Design and Drawings
  • Establishing Construction Cost
  • Construction Management

 

12.10PM  

Leadership, Ethics, and New Concepts in Construction Project Delivery

 

1.15PM 

Maximizing Media Coverage of your Architectural, Construction, and Real Estate Development Projects

 

2.20PM 

Presentation Reserved

March 20th - WORKSHOP 2: ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN & BIM

10.00 AM A New Approach to Engineered Timber Structures

  • How to make the right structural material choices for each application
  • How to make objective structural choices often by mixing materials and creating hybrid structures to get the best overall performance

Dominique Briand, P. Eng, General Manager, Structure Fusion

 

11.05 AM Presentation Reserved

Lennart Andersson, RA, Director of Virtual Design & Construction, Sr. Associate Vice President, The LiRo Group

 

12.10

How to Align Your Digital Strategy – Where to Start?

 

1.15 pm

AI, Big Data and IoT on AEC Space

 

2.20 PM

Generating Revenue Through Digital Construction