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Student/Young Professional Info




I am a Young Professional, why should I attend CONSTRUCT?

CONSTRUCT has a variety of options available for young professionals that are looking to learn,
network and enhance their career.  The Young Professional offerings are created for those
individuals that are just beginning their career.  It will be especially beneficial to those attending
CONSTRUCT the first or second time.
*The maximum age to participate in the YP offerings is 35 years old.


Tell me more...
  • Networking Tips
  • Meet other Young Professionals
  • Meet “seasoned” professionals
  • YP Mixer
  • Networking Lunch
  • Speed Mentoring
  • Leadership Transition Plan
  • Architectural Licensing Exam Info
  • Learn how to navigate CONSTRUCT
  • Pecha Kucha Presentations
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Enhance your career
  • Exhibit hall accredited education
  • YP tailored education
  • Show Floor Happy Hours

YP DAY AGENDA
Wednesday, September 7

8:00 AM      Light breakfast
8:15 AM      Brief introductions
8:30 AM      How We Roll at CONSTRUCT (pecha kucha style)
                    Presented by:  Cherise Lakeside, Ron Leiseca, Beth Stroshane, Sandi Velleca, Ginny Powell
9:00 AM     Networking Tips
                    Presented by:  Eric Lussier
9:25 AM     Speed Mentoring
                    Mentors:  Faith Brown, Ray Gaines, Charles Hendricks, Marvin Kemp,
                    Ron Leiseca, Eric Lussier, Mitch Miller, Liz O’Sullivan, Casey Robb, Lee Ann Slattery,
                    Beth Stroshane, David Stutzman, Vivian Volz, Ginny Powell, Bill DuBois

11:10 AM   Set Yourself Apart
                    Presented by:  Cherise Lakeside
11:30 AM   Q&A
12:00 PM    Networking buffet lunch (with all conference attendees)
1:45 PM     Getting Started With the Architecture Licensing Exam
                   Presented by:  Michael Riscica
3:15 PM     Leadership Transition in an Architectural Firm
                   Presented by:  Charles Hendricks
4:30pm      Adjourn


  YP Day on Wednesday will be led by Cherise Lakeside
Cherise has experience with many facets of the project team and has worked for a general contractor, an MEP Engineering Firm and two architectural firms in her 30 year career in AEC.  Cherise is unique in that she has worked extensively in multiple areas of the industry including specifications, contract administration, marketing, business management, QA/QC and standards.  In addition, Cherise is actively involved in AEC Social Media, public speaking and writes a blog called “The Voices In My Head” that is published both on WordPress and LinkedIn.  In addition, she has had over 40 speaking/teaching engagements in the last 2.5 years spreading her passion for better project communication and coordination, both within CSI and at other industry organization events and companies.

Cherise works for Ankrom Moisan Architects as a specifier is the Immediate Past President of the Portland Chapter of CSI and Chair of the Institute Curriculum Prep Committee. Cherise will be leading the CONSTRUCT Young Professionals Day and is the official CONSTRUCT blogger for 2015 and 2016.

Cherise is particularly passionate about young professional development and improving coordination of the project team for the best possible outcome. They call her the #CSIKraken.

You can follow her on Twitter under her handle @CheriseLakeside or on LinkedIn.

What's the package details and pricing?


Package Details
  
 Advanced discount
through Aug. 1
After Aug. 1
and On-site

 YP Day Full Education Program 
 
 Includes access to education sessions of
your choice Wed.-Fri. (you can choose to attend
YP Day events on Wed. in lieu of education sessions),
Networking lunch, YP Mixer, General Session,
Game Changer, CSI Night Out, Exhibit Hall and
Show Floor Happy Hours with 2 Beverage Tickets per happy hour
$235/$245
$250/$260
   
YP Day Program
  
 Includes YP focused events on Wed. only,
Networking lunch, YP Mixer,
General Session, Show Floor Happy Hours and Exhibit Hall.
*Does not include and regular education sessions Wed.-Fri.
$130/$140
$145/$155
   
YP Individual Sessions
$50/$55  $50/$55  
Includes access into only educational sessions registered
and paid for, General Session, YP Mixer,
Show Floor Happy Hours and Exhibit Hall 
  
   
YP Exhibit Hall
  
Includes General Session, YP Mixer,
Show Floor Happy Hours and Exhibit Hall
$35/$40
$50/$55
Rates listed are CSI Member/Nonmember

I am a Student, what does CONSTRUCT have for me?
Don't worry, if you are a Student CONSTRUCT has special offers for you  as well.  We offer discounted pricing on individual sessions and the exhibit hall.  Also, there will be free education on the show floor that you can register for.

Package Details
  
 Advanced discount
through Aug. 1
 
After Aug. 1
and On-site
 
Student Individual Sessions
  
Includes access into only educational sessions registered
and paid for, General Session, YP Mixer,
Show Floor Happy Hours and Exhibit Hall
$20/$25  $20/$25  
Student Exhibit Hall
  
 Includes General Session,
Show Floor Happy Hours and Exhibit Hall
FREE
FREE
 

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