AGC BuildCon 2016: Transforming BIM & Lean into Risk Management, Oct. 18-19, 2016| Atlanta,GA

Posted August 16th, 2016

Be sure to register for the premier building contractor’s event! BuildCon 2016 brings together high-level leaders in the building construction industry to share, learn and discuss the issues that are essential to them and their business.

NEW this year, BuildCon attendees will have access to the Fall BIMForum sessions too –  allowing attendees to interface with Designers, Specialty Contractors, Engineers and Owners to talk about the issues that matter most.

Session Highlight:

Transforming BIM & Lean into Risk Management

Looking for new tools to manage risk on your projects?  Ever thought about how BIM and Lean working together could be the answer you’re looking for?  In this session you will come away with a new and fresh understanding on how using these tools together will bring your project to a new level of collaboration to create a network of commitments leading to continuous flow and predictable outcomes, all the while minimizing your risk.  Perspectives will be given from a General Contractor, Specialty Contractor, Architect and an Owner including an interactive panel discussion tackling any questions you have on Lean construction, BIM and the risks you face day to day on your projects.

Presenters: Ted Angelo, Executive Vice President, Grunau Company; Bernita Beikman, AIA, EDAC, LSSBB, Principal, Director of Lean Strategy, HKS, Inc.; Jared Doxey, Director, Architecture, Engineering and Construction Division, LDS Church; Ashley Phelps, CM- Lean,  Lean Practices Manager, Gilbane Building Company

Moderator: Jeff Esgar, CPC, LEED AP, CM-Lean, Sundt Construction, Inc.

For more details contact Sarah Gallegos at gallegoss@agc.org, Paige Packard at paige.packard@agc.org  or visit http://meetings.agc.org/buildcon/.

18th Annual LCI Congress

Posted August 16th, 2016

The Lean Construction Institute is presenting the 18th Annual LCI Congress, October 3-7, 2016 in Chicago, IL. The theme of this year’s Congress is “Building People, Transforming Culture”. Program highlights include:

  • October 3-4 – Training Days: specialized training on several Lean topics including Introduction to Lean, Target Value Design, and AGC Certification Courses
  • October 5-6 – Plenary Sessions and breakouts, featuring presentations of over 100 abstracts on Lean principles
  • October 7 – Gemba Day: participate in project site visits that highlight Lean implementation

For more information on registration please visit, www.lcicongress.org.  Whether you wish to attend specialized training; concurrent sessions specific to Building People, Leading Change in Design and Construction, Lessons Learned, Safety, Scaling Lean in the Enterprise; go on a Gemba walk to one of four different locations; or attend one of our networking sessions, this is where you need to be. Register now to take advantage of the early bird rate which expires on August 31st. 

For questions about the program content, please contact joanp@leanconstruction.org; For assistance with registration, please contact jshellhouse@leanconstruction.org.

Register Today for the 7th Annual Lean Construction Summit, June 15, 2016, Henderson, NV

Posted April 29th, 2016

Register Today for the 7th Annual Lean Construction Summit, June 15, 2016, Henderson, NV

AGC of America is again supporting the 7th Annual Lean Construction Summit, jointly presented by AGC, the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT), the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) and the Construction Industry Institute (CII). The Summit will explore why and how owners can use Lean Construction to improve the delivery of their capital projects.

Key objectives of the Summit include:

  • To share, from the experience of others, how organizations have effectively implemented Lean Construction as a project delivery approach.
  • Provide guidance for Owners implementing Lean as a project delivery approach on capital projects for various levels of decision makers, using Q&A, as well as qualified and experienced panelists.
  • Close each discussion with key takeaways to help audience members determine their own next steps for implementing Lean Construction as a project delivery approach.

Attendees include: owners, contractors, design professionals…just about anyone interested in driving change and promoting Lean Construction within their organization.

AGC members receive special pricing on registration for this event! Be sure to use the code “CURT2016LS” when you register!

Click here for the preliminary agenda. For more information about the Summit and to register, please visit the CURT Events page.

Any questions may be directed to the CURT office at construction-users@curt.org or (513) 981-2773.