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Our Mission
The mission of CSI is to advance building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance.

How We Do It
The Metropolitan New York Chapter is part of CSI, a national association of more than 13,000 volunteers, including specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility mangers, product representatives, manufacturers, owners and others who are experts in building construction and the materials used therein. They are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information through:

  • A diversified membership base of allied professionals involved in the creation and management of the built environment. The Metro New York Chapter includes architects, manufacturers' representatives, contractors, construction managers, professors, students, and specification writers. Join us!
  • Continuous development and transformation of standards and formats. The Metro New York Chapter is involved in the promulgation of CSI's standards and formats to agencies and companies in the New York area, encompassing over 20 million residents. 
  • Education and certification of professionals to improve project delivery processes. Our Chapter provides educational programs each month and at an annual Trade Show and Education Day. The Metro New York Chapter also provides a scholarship each year to a student of architecture or construction in the New York area. In addition, we are involved in the Construction Management Program at Pratt Institute, mentoring students and providing technical education resources to faculty. 
  • Creation of practice tools to assist users throughout the facility life-cycle. Join a CSI Practice Group! Our Metro New York Chapter members are actively involved in the CSI community and our local design and construction community.

Our Goals, Objectives, and Strategies for This Year
The Chapter Board of Directors has adopted goals for this Fiscal Year. The goals are listed here, along with the objectives that have been developed for each goal.

Resources for this section

  • Chapter Officers and Committee Chairs FY2015
    The current Officers, Directors, and Committee Chairs of the Chapter.

    Board Meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month
    4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All members are welcome.
    Location: The Board meets in the same location as the Chapter Meeting.
  • Subscribe to our E-Newsletter
    Sign up to receive notices about upcoming programs and other items of interest to the design and construction industry through our E-Newsletter. We generally send only two e-mail newsletters per month.
  • Monthly Meetings - General Information
    Meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month
    5:30 p.m. Social time
    6:30 p.m. Program
    Program usually ends around 7:30 p.m.

    Location: This year our programs will be presented in various venues around New York City, often with finger food and drinks. See the page for this month for the program, location and other important details.

    Cost: Program, drinks, and snacks $10 per person

    Register and pay for attending the next Chapter meeting or event.


  • Chapter Committees
    What each of the Committees in our Chapter does, and how to get involved.
  • Chapter Goals
    2011 - 2012 Chapter Goals as adopted by the Board of Directors.
  • Chapter Contact Info
    New York, NY e-mail ll@alcolmtd.com
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