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A Professional Practice Forum

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Free, all are welcome – bring your lunch!

1.5 CES LUs

AIA East Bay’s Professional Practice Forum explores topics relevant to the practice of architecture. This month’s roundtable discussion will be  moderated by Cliff Moser, AIA of Kaiser Permanente, and will focus on professional mentoring, inspection-based quality control, utilizing rules-based tools for model-centric Quality Assurance/Quality Control and ‘standard of care’.

About the Moderator

cliff moserCliff Moser, AIA, LEED, Kaiser Permanente. Cliff is a Director for Facility Planning and Design, National Facility Services at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA. He oversees the Innovation, Architecture and Total Integrated Facility Management (TIFM) requirements for Kaiser’s 78 million square feet of facility space. With over 30 years of design and construction experience, he has guided the design and building requirements of numerous healthcare projects as a member of such firms as Perkins + Will, RTKL, and Ewing Cole, and has practiced in Denver, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles. He is also fluent in the latest technology requirements in the delivery of design and construction projects including Building Information Modeling (BIM), Point Clouds and Integrated Project Delivery.  Cliff has a Master’s Degree in Quality Assurance and is a board member of the Design and Construction Division of The American Society for Quality (ASQ), where his focus has been on managing design quality through digital review and delivery methods

Learning Objectives

Following this roundtable discussion attendees will:

1. Understand how professional mentoring has changed in the last 40 years.
2. Understand why inspection-based quality control is not sustainable.
3. Learn about utilizing rules-based tools for model-centric QA/QC.
4. Learn how to define ‘standard of care’.

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