A Better Way to Build

The 2015 Joint Lean Construction Institute/American Institute of Architects Program

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Location: AIA East Bay, 1405 Clay St, Oakland
Cost: $15 AIA/LCI Members; $20 Guests – Includes wine and cheese reception
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1.5 CES LUs

The September monthly program will be a joint program hosted by the Northern California Community of Practice for the Lean Construction Institute ( Nor Cal COP LCI) and The American Institute of Architects, East Bay to engage the AEC community in sharing knowledge about lean design and construction as a project-based  production system. The program will be a moderated panel of owners who are engaging design and construction team to work utilizing lean construction tools and techniques.



Scott Muxen, Director of Capital Programs, UCSF
Eric Miller, Director of Project Management, Sutter Health
Dan Akol, Associate Director of Design and Construction, Genentech
James Pease, Moderator

Panelists will present the benefits of projects using lean design and construction techniques on projects ranging from small renovation and large construction projects. The benefits can be in the form of reduced budget and schedule but also in improved quality, process and collaboration. Panelists will describe their experiences and their goals in their lean journeys.





Learning Objectives:

By the end of this program, attendees will:

  • Be able to state at least three ways lean  project delivery can improve project outcomes in design and construction projects.
  • Be able to identify two best practices in building collaborative delivery teams.
  • Be able to differentiate between models for building collaborative delivery teams based on owner procurement requirements
  • Be able to define value and commonly used methods to maximize it.
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