May 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AIA East Bay Office
1405 Clay St
Oakland, CA 94612


LCI Northern California Community of Practice(Oakland)


Highlights of Current Research from the Project Production Systems Laboratory (P2SL) 

Professors Iris Tommelein and Glenn Ballard will report on the following current P2SL research projects, with opportunities for discussion and questions:

– Construction Safety
– Cost Modeling in Target Value Delivery
– Steering to Targets in Construction
– Mistake Proofing
– TaktPlanning
– Last Planner® Development


Iris Tommelein -UC Berkeley –  ​​Dr. Iris Tommelein is Professor of Engineering and Project Management at UC Berkeley. She teaches and conducts research to develop and advance the theory and principles of project-based production management. She directs the Project Production Systems Laboratory at UC Berkeley, a research laboratory dedicated to developing and deploying knowledge and tools for project management. Her research focuses on enabling integrated owner/designer/builder teams to continuously improve their processes.

Glenn Ballard – UC Berkeley – Dr. Glenn Ballard is the Research Director of the Project Production Systems Laboratory and an Associate Professor at UC Berkeley. His principle research interest is adapting lean production theory from manufacturing to project management practice. Dr. Ballard co-founded the Lean Construction Institute in 1997. He brings 25 years of construction industry expertise to his role and is a recognized expert in the area of project performance improvement.

Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments provided

The Clay Street Parking Garage is closed.  Available parking garage alternate is Dalziel Garage in the basement of 250 Frank Ogawa Plaza.  The AIA Office is a short walk from the 12th Street/City Center BART Station.