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14th Annual Building Science Expo to be held February 17, 2016

January 5, 2016

The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington, in association with Dallas & Fort Worth chapters of AIA and CSI, is pleased to announce its 14th Annual Building Science Expo. to be held on February 17, 2016. This year’s keynote topic is:

THE GROWTH OF NORTH TEXAS: A Defining Opportunity

The Expo. gives architecture and engineering design professionals, builders and developers, city administrators, regional and urban planners of Dallas and Fort Worth metroplex an opportunity to meet with each other in the setting of CAPPA, its students, faculty and administrators. As in the previous years, the Expo. has the following program.

THE PROGRAM

A. 12:00 – 6:00 PM: Building Material Trade Show (Free, no charge)

B. Three afternoon lectures, AIA CEU approved (Free, No charge)

2:00 - 2:50 PM: "Overview of 2015 International Building Code" by Van Tran, VP, Bureau Veritas

3:00 - 3:50 PM: "Whole Building LCA in LEED v.4" by Dirk Kestner, Director Sustainable Design, Walter P. Moore

4:00 - 4:50 PM: "Challenge the Structural Engineer to Contribute to the Architect's Vision" by Thomas Taylor, Principal Design Engineer, Datum Engineering.

C. Cash bar (5:00 - 6:00 PM)

6:00 – 7:00 PM: Banquet meal ($25), advance booking required by February 10, 2016

7:00 – 9:00 PM: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION AND PANEL DISCUSSION (Free, no charge)

Topic: THE GROWTH OF NORTH TEXAS: A Defining Opportunity

Keynote Presenter and Session Moderator:
Paris Rutherford, Principal, CATALYST Urban Development

Keynote Panel:

1. Fernando Costa, Assistant City Manager, City of Fort Worth
2. Peer Chacko, Chief Planning Officer and Director of Planning and Urban Design, City of Dallas
3. Frank Turner, Deputy City Manager, City of Plano
4. John Terrell, Vice President, Commercial Development, DFW International Airport
5. Karen Walz, Principal, Strategic Community Solutions

CEUs AVAILABLE: 5-hours —3-hours afternoon lectures + 2-hours keynote. (Free, no charge)

TO REGISTER

1. TO REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE:

As an Exhibitor in Trade Show, as a sponsor, or for the banquet, please visit: https://giving.uta.edu/cappa/expo

2. TO REGISTER AND PAY BY CHECK:

As an Exhibitor in Trade Show, as a sponsor, or for the banquet, go to the above link to see the required payment amount, and make checks payable to:

College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs: $ ______

Mail Check to:

College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs
University of Texas at Arlington
(Attention: Connie Fox, Business Manager)
Box 19108
601 W. Nedderman Dr., Suite 203
Arlington, TX 76019-0108

3. TO REGISTER AS AN ATTENDEE FOR LECTURES AND KEYNOTE WITHOUT BANQUET MEAL OR BANQUET MEAL ALREADY PAID FOR (e.g., Dallas & Fort Worth CSI Members)

Please visit: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ebyyp7jn20cadcd7&oseq=&c=&ch

If you have any questions regarding the UT Expo, please feel free to contact Dallas CSI President-Dallas Chapter Adam Clark at –(214) 537 6466, or email him at adam@advancedfloorinc.com