CSI Atlanta Events

Welcome to CSI Atlanta –

The Construction Specifications Institute

We’re looking forward to seeing you this year for in-person meetings!

Sonesta Atlanta Northwest Galleria 6345 Powers Ferry Road NW Atlanta, Georgia 30339

Join us for our next meeting March 13th!

5:30 Tech session

5:30 pm Tech Session

Dr. Richard Bennett

Richard Bennett, Ph.D, P.E. is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Bennett has been very active in the Masonry Standards Joint Committee which writes the Building Code for Masonry Structures. He has chaired the Flexural, Axial Loads, and Shear subcommittee and served as the vice-chair of the 2013 MSJC Committee. Dr. Bennett was the chair of the main committee for the 2016 402/602 code. He is second vice chair for the next code cycle, which will develop the 2022 TMS 402/602 provisions.

TMS 602: What It Is and How to Use It.

Course Summary: This course covers TMS 602 Specification for Masonry Structures. The course describes the relationship with the TMS 402 Building Code, and how the two work together. What TMS 602 covers and what it does not cover are described, as well as its relationship to other specifications. An overview of the organization of TMS 602 is provided and selected topics, including mortar, flashing and weep holes, tolerances, movement joints, and bond pattern. AIA Course #TMS602-2022  HSW/LU.

7pm Dinner Program

James Cain

President of Southeast Concrete Masonry Association (SCMA)

Advancing Masonry for the Future through CMU National Checkoff Program

Course Summary: This course will describe how the CMU National Checkoff Program has been approved through the Department of Commerce. The material will cover what is CMU National Checkoff Program and how it will to inject millions of dollars into a CMU Design Center to support future Engineers and Architects regionally. We’ll also touch on how this $10M a year program will provide actively support for the professional community through masonry tecnology.


Fall 2022-Spring 2023 Meeting Schedule

April 3rd and May 1st

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