On Friday, February 9, the Calgary Chapter of CSC will host its annual Awards Gala for the Ignite Student Competition. Held at the showroom of Contemporary Office Interiors, the event will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The competition is a CSC initiative to expose upcoming professionals in the industry to a mock project for a real client.
The Edmonton Chapter of CSC is holding a breakfast meeting on February 15. Held at Chateau Louis Conference Centre, the event is expected to run from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Rafael Lucero (Alberta Infrastructure) will deliver a presentation on “New BIM Requirements at Alberta Infrastructure.”
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On January 8, the Edmonton Chapter of CSC begins the spring 2018 edition of the Principles of Construction Documentation (PCD) and Construction Contract Administration (CCA) courses. Held at the office of DIALOG from 6 to 9 p.m., the PCD program runs for 10 weeks. The CCA course, held at IBI Group’s office, runs for 11 weeks
On January 9, the Calgary Chapter of CSC will hold a dinner meeting on “Wood Construction and the ABC” at The Winston from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Rory Koska from the Canadian Wood Council is slated to provide a brief update on mid-rise construction in Alberta and British Columbia, as well as touch upon tall wood construction. The chapter is also offering the Construction Contract Administrator (CCA) course. Starting on January 18, the program runs for nine weeks at the Calgary office of S2 Architecture from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Alberta Construction Association is looking for assistance with developing and updating trade definitions, and aligning them with resources like MasterFormat and UniFormat. CSC past-president Keith Robinson, FCSC, FCSI, RSW, LEED AP, is the CSC Edmonton Chapter representative providing support for the initiative.
On Thursday, November 23, the Edmonton Chapter is hosting a networking night at Metro Billiards from 5:30 to 8 p.m. MST. The Chapter is also organizing a breakfast meeting on December 14. Nick Trovato (Read Jones Christoffersen) will present on “Building Envelopes: What could possibly go wrong?”