Join us for a panel discussion focused on the latest Chicago Building Code Modernization as it relates to high-rise building design. This event will be moderated by the City’s Building Department Commissioner (Judith Frydland) and Deputy Commissioner (Grant Ullrich). They will both be joined on stage by six panelists from the professional community that will forecast the effects the code modernization will have on their specific areas of expertise, including architecture, structural engineering, MEP engineering, fire & risk, and sustainability. Each speaker will give a brief presentation highlighting major changes, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session.
Judith Frydland, Building Commissioner City of Chicago
Grant Ullrich, Deputy Commissioner City of Chicago
Oliver Baumannn (Baumann Consulting): Sustainability – Building performance & energy efficiency
Erik Harris (Goettsch Partners): High-Rise Buildings
John Viise ( Desimone Consulting Engineers): Structural engineering
Lori Chandler (Epstein): Architecture
Kim Clawson (Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. ): Fire life safety
Kevin Cahill (Salas O’Brien): MEP
Cash bar will be available at 5:30 with light snacks provided.
Sponsors: Riverside Investment & Development .