Alfred Schaffer, President 
Northern Illinois Chapter CSI 
(847) 910-0899 


Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM CDT
  • 6:00 - 6:45 Tabletops & social time
  • 6:45 - 7:30 Dinner with program following
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Crowne Plaza, Glen Ellyn - Lombard 
1250 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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Three (3) tabletops are available on a first come first serve basis. (price per table $75.00)

NICSI members registering for tabletops are not required to pay for dinner unless there are additional tabletop representatives staying for dinner

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Northern Illinois CSI Chapter Program

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Click here for the NICSI November Event Flyer!

Delegated Design - the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Presenter: Kurt Hoigard, PE, SECB, F.ASTM

President, Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc.

Kurt Hoigard is a licensed Professional Engineer and Senior Principal at Raths, Raths & Johnson responsible for the leadership and project oversight of the firm's evaluations, investigations, and field and laboratory testing services.  His career at RRJ spans 33 years specializing in the investigation and repair of distressed and deterioriated structures and the performance of building materials and systems.

He has consulted in the areas of preconstruction, peer review, implementation of construction quality assurance programs, water leakage investigation, complete collapse, and repair/restoration design.  He serves diverse clients nationally from property owners, contractors, engineers, and material suppliers to insurance companies and attorneys.

CE Credit     1.0 AIA  LU/HSW  


A professional engineer licensed in 35 jurisdictions and with more than 30 years of experience investigating problem projects and providing expert testimony lifts the veil on the delegated design process to describe how it should work and how it can go awry.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn what delegated design is and how it can be beneficial to the design/construction process.
  2. Learn how building codes and code officials addres, or in some cases don't address, the delegated design in the construction permit process.
  3. Learn the responsibilities of the various parties when delegated design is used.
  4. Learn pitfalls to avoid when incorporating delegated design in your projects.


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