January 27, 2021 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
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Chicago CoP

Hors D’ Oeuvres of Congress provides attendees a sampling of LCI’s 2020 22nd National Congress by featuring two excellent presentations from the Chicago Community of Practice. First, the Willis Tower Renovation presentation provides an in-depth look at how the lean supply chain process that was implemented to procure a curtainwall system that transformed the first four stories of Chicago’s most popular skyscraper. This video presentation features a diverse speaker panel comprised of representatives from each step in the procurement process who share their best practices and lessons learned. Speakers Include:

  • Lynda Leigh, Project Executive, Turner Construction Company
  • Andrew Wright, Senior Project Manager, Glass Solutions
  • Seth Madole, Manufacturing Director, Viracon
  • Nick Casaletto, Senior Associate, Clayco
  • Champion: Afshan Barshan, Senior Vice President, Skender 

Then, the ILPD Delivery Method in a Hard Bid World presentation highlights successes achieved by the project team for the Huntley Fire Protection District project. The team explains how they implemented lean processes to improve information sharing, implement a Target Value Design approach in the preconstruction phase and make the hard bid environment more collaborative overall. Speakers Include:

  • Charlie Dahl, Senior Project Manager, The Boldt Company 
  • Alex Smart, Project Manager, The Boldt Company
  • Tim Weber, Project Architect, Cordogan Clark and Associates
  • Champion: Matthew Thomas, Project Manager, Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.