The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute will host the 2023 CFSEI Expo on May 8-10 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel in New Orleans. The CFSEI Expo will include several educational sessions, announcements of the CFSEI Design Excellence and Creative Detail Award winners and the John P. Matsen Distinguished Service Award winner, and an exposition featuring state-of-the-art innovations, technologies and principles in cold-formed steel framing. A preliminary list of Expo speakers/technical sessions and details on hotel room reservations and registration are available at CFSEI Expo attendees are eligible for a special rate at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel for reservations made by April 7.

The CFSEI Expo is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers and is geared toward both skilled cold-formed steel framing professionals and newcomers. The technical sessions will provide more than 10 continuing education credits. Sponsorship opportunities are available at the Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Supporter levels. Expo activities will also include the annual CFSEI meeting and installation of 2023-2024 officers.

CFSEI is offering a stipend program for young engineers and instructors. A limited number of $1200 stipends are available to engineers under 35 years old and to instructors at universities with civil and structural engineering programs. The stipend can be used toward travel and lodging expenses related to the Expo and includes free registration. To apply, download the application form provided on the CFSEI website and return it by March 17. Recipients will be notified by April 1.