Event Details

CRSI Workshop: Adopting Disaster Resilient Construction (New York, NY)

Apr 02, 2013 08:00am - Apr 02, 2013 11:30pm
Event Type: Educational Seminar
Category: Public


Join us for an informative workshop to integrate resilience planning into your essential services and infrastructure needs.

• Underpin your community’s economic vitality, the health and safety of your citizens, and support long-term sustainability.
• Recognize and assess local disaster risks your community may face. Evaluate mitigation measures based on the consequences and potential of those risks.
• Understand the importance of incorporating FORTIFIED building programs into construction techniques to provide an optimum level of protection against a variety of natural hazards specific to your region.
• Solidify your knowledge of Safe Rooms, Storm Shelters as well as disaster resilient concrete systems such as tilt-up, removable concrete forms, insulating concrete forms, pre-cast and concrete masonry.

Intended for community leaders, builders, contractors, architects, engineers, planners, risk managers and product suppliers. The general public is welcome.

The New York City District Council of Carpenters
395 Hudson Street (West Houston and Clarkson Street)
10th Floor, New York, NY

Continental Breakfast at 7:15 a.m.; Seminar starts at 8:00 a.m. and will conclude at 11:00 a.m. with a Q & A session from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Seminar is sponsored by CRSI and is in conjunction with the Concrete Joint Sustainability Initiative.

This workshop is registered with the AIA-CES and GBCI for 3 CE Hours.
Approved for 0.3 ICC-CEU

Early registration ends on Feb 12, 2013.
Regular registration starts on Feb 13, 2013 and ends on Apr 03, 2013.
Late registration starts on Apr 04, 2013.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).