AGC BuildCon 2015: Lean and Safety by Design
Oct. 7-9, 2015 | San Diego, CA

Posted August 19th, 2015

AGC BuildCon 2015 brings together leaders, owners and peers of the industry to share, learn and discuss vital business topics so you can compete and excel in today’s market.  For this premiere event sessions are designed to present attendees with result driven project delivery approaches, business development practices and organization safety practices.

Session Highlight:

Lean and Safety by Design

TJ Lyons with Gilbane Building Company, Southland Industries’, Zach Gill, and Jennifer Wycisk with Webcor Builders, will discuss specific Lean planning and execution techniques to work safer through design. Early design considerations to build in safety throughout a structures lifecycle and specific examples for CMs/GCs to consider when planning to improve the overall safety of a project.

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

LCI Congress: 17th Annual LCI Congress
“Scaling Lean to the Enterprise”
October 12-16, 2015| Boston, MA

Posted August 19th, 2015

Lean Design and Construction are rapidly becoming the de facto standard for project planning across the U.S. The 17th annual conference event includes two primary days as well as three PREMIUM DAYS of deep dive education and training.  Session highlights include:

    • October 12-13 – Training Days: Specialized training on several Lean topics including Introduction to Lean, Target Value Design, and AGC Certification Courses
    • October 14-15 – Plenary Sessions and breakouts, featuring presentations of over 90 abstracts on Lean principles
    • October 16 – Gemba Day: participate in project site visits that highlight Lean implementation.

You can register online at http://www.leanconstruction.org/Congress. Whether you want to attend specialized training; concurrent sessions specific to Lean in Design, Collaborative Environment, Safety or Trade Partners; go on a Gemba walk to one of six different locations; or attend one of our networking sessions, this is where you need to be.

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

Webinar: Industry Application of Paul Akers Book 2 Second Lean™: How to Grow People and Build a Lean Culture
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (ET) | Wed., Aug. 25, 2015

Posted June 15th, 2015

Changing a company culture is probably one of the most difficult challenges a CEO and top management will have in the construction industry. 2 Second Lean is a refreshing story of how Paul Akers’ company made the breakthrough to a truly lean culture. His challenges will resonate with the experienced Lean practitioner and is a great roadmap for those just starting their lean journey.

Join Remo Mastroianni and Jeff Creighton of Walbridge as they present their experience implementing concepts in Paul Akers’ book and dive into real-life construction examples of what can be accomplished when you train employees to “see waste,” set expectations for continuous improvement, allow employees to make small changes, and communicate those changes and sharing lessons learned. With any long lasting change in an organization, it takes passion and relentless perseverance to nurture the desired outcome. Register here.