EVENTS

Advance registration for educational events is strongly recommended. For events with limited capacity, as indicated by an asterisk (*), preference will be given to AIA Chicago members.

Questions: call 312/670-7770.

Note: For those driving to an event at AIA Chicago, a parking garage rebate is available at the InterPark Theater District Self Park on the southeast corner of Dearborn and Lake streets (the address is 181 North Dearborn Street). Pick up a “chaser” ticket at the AIA Chicago office and use it along with your entry ticket when paying before exiting the garage.

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To view an archived list of events click here.

Thursday / February 23, 2017 / 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

UL and Its Resources in Your Practice

AIA Chicago, 35 East Wacker Drive, #250

Do you know how UL can assist you in your work? Michael Hannan, AIA, will offer an overview of UL services and resources for building design professionals. Learn about UL safety standards; locating listed fire-resistive, construction-rated assemblies using ProductSpec, Architect Services and UL Anytime Chat; and the Online Certifications Directory. Mike’s talk will include information on UL “engineering judgments” for existing construction and resources on archaic materials which can help determine fire resistance in existing structures. He will also explain UL product investigation, listing and labeling requirements; anti-counterfeiting programs; and market surveillance program; and ULtimate e-mail and newsletters.

Bring your lunch; beverages provided.

Speaker: Mike Hannan, AIA, is the Architectural Services Program Manager in the UL Codes and Advisory Services Department. He coordinates UL’s outreach and technical support efforts that are designed to help architects and designers achieve safe, code compliant installations. Prior to joining UL, Mike owned an architectural firm and has practiced in the Chicago metropolitan area for 30 years. His areas of expertise are multi-family, single family and commercial projects

UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitating trade and providing peace of mind.

Sponsored By

Technical Issues and Historic Resources KCs

Learning Units

1 LU/HSW

Member Price

Free

Non Member Price

Free




Tuesday / February 28, 2017 / 7:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Building Enclosure Commissioning: Toward Higher Energy Performance and Operation Excellence

Maggiano’s, 516 North Clark Street, Chicago

The Construction Specifications Institute, Chicago chapter, invites you to its 14th Annual Building Enclosure event. Morning and lunchtime presentations on Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) will be given by John Runkle, PE, Vice President and Director of Forensic Services for Architectural Testing, Inc.  

Click here for full details and to register for either the morning or the midday presentation.

Morning session:

7:15 to 7:45am                 registration and breakfast buffet

7:45 to 10:00am               presentation

 

Midday session:

11:15am                            registration

11:45 to 12:15pm              lunch

12:15 to 3:00pm                presentation

Sponsored By

CSI Chicago, CSI Northern IL, AIA Chicago, AIA Northeast IL, USGBC IL, Building Enclosure Council-Chicago, and others

Learning Units

2 LU/HSW

Member Price

$40.00

Non Member Price

Free



Wednesday / March 15, 2017 / 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

AIA Contract Documents - An Introduction

AIA Chicago, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 250, Chicago IL

Are you new to AIA contract documents? Are there questions about documents you’ve always wanted to ask? A member of the national AIA Contract Documents Committee will provide an introduction and overview of AIA Contract Documents, including a brief description of the content creation process and an explanation of the organization and structure of the suite of documents. An overview will be provided for various families of documents. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Attendees will learn:

-The wide variety of available documents and how to select those appropriate for a specific application
-How certain documents are complementary to one another and can be used by various parties on a single project
-Issues that are of specific interest to owners, architects and contractors
-Resources available to document users to assist them in understanding document content and completing them

Speaker: Jonathan Orlove, AIA, Director of Project Management at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Bring your lunch; beverages provided.

Sponsored By

Project Management KC

Learning Units

1.0 LU

Member Price

Free

Non Member Price

$15.00