Cascadia-Seattle

LCI Cascadia-Seattle Community of Practice

Welcome to the LCI Cascadia-Seattle CoP! Our CoP has been formed to provide awareness of how Lean Design and Construction can increase the satisfaction of project delivery by aligning our stakeholder values with the goals of the project. We also have programming to share methods of continuous improvement. Some of our events include lean coffees, open forum conversations, training on various lean principles, social and network panel events, and more throughout the year. We are looking for feedback from the community on what training or events you’re interested in attending. If you have any ideas for presentation material or things that we can do for you as your CoP, please contact me, Chris Heger, at cheger@oacsvcs.com.

LCI Cascadia-Seattle CoP Core Group members:

 

Connect with us on social media!

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Aug
22
Thu
WEBINAR: A Lean Coaches’ Perspective on Using Last Planner® in Design @ webinar
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Two 10-year veteran Lean coaches and co-authors from The ReAlignment Group of California tell stories of how the Last Planner System™ (LPS™) has been used effectively in Design on real construction projects in institutional/educational buildings, commercial and mixed-use housing. They also tell stories of how LPS™ has been misused in design.  From real life examples with numerous photos, they draw several key lessons learned from over two dozen design project examples.  

 
Presenters:

Dan Fauchier – Director and Senior Lean Facilitator, The ReAlignment Group of California

Dan Fauchier

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dan Fauchier is a Certified Master Facilitator for The ReAlignment Group of California with 10 years in Lean Design and Construction, facilitating, training and coaching over 150 companies and agencies in various principles, tools and techniques including Last Planner System™ (pull planning) in design and construction.  A recently published book co-authored by David Umstot and Dan Fauchier, Lean Project Delivery: Building Championship Project Teams, is available on Amazon.com. Dan is a contributing writer for the book Megaprojects: Challenges and Recommended Practices, published by ACEC in 2010. 

 

Andy Fulton – Vice President, The ReAlignment Group of California

 Andy Fulton 

Andy Fulton earned a Master’s degree from San Diego State University in Construction with a Lean focus, which started him on his Lean Journey.  Since joining TRG, Andy has coached dozens of different project teams in the Last Planner System™ in design and construction, and helped project teams to understand and use Lean tools such as Root Cause Analysis, A3 Thinking and Decision Making, Value Stream Mapping, Kanban, and Rapid Improvement (Kaizen) Events. He is also our company Scrum Master.  He has also co-trained over 50 people in “The Mindset of an Effective Big Room” at the 2017 LCI Lean Congress and acted as a Facilitator and Scrivener on numerous Alignment Facilitation sessions. Prior to joining The ReAlignment Group of California team, he spent 10 years as a Naval Civil Engineering Corps officer. He is a Certified Project Management Professional, Certified Scrum Master, and registered Civil Engineer with 10+ years’ experience in construction management and public works operations with a passion for helping teams excel and exceed their own expectations.


Registration for this webinar will close one hour before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link within 24 hours of registering. If you register the day of, you will receive your confirmation an hour before the start of the webinar.

Please use the registration link email to add this webinar to your calendar. If you are not able to attend the webinar due to time zone misunderstandings, no refunds are given – there are no exceptions!


**This webinar will be recorded and a link will be sent to all paid registrants**


AGC Picture1 1.5 CM-Lean CE Credit | AGC of America recognizes “A Lean Coaches’ Perspective on Using Last Planner® in Design” as qualifying for continuing education hours towards the renewal of AGC’s Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean). Each hour of educational content is equal to 1 hour of CE credit. Attendees may earn up to 1.5 hours of CE Credit by attending this webinar.

Sep
3
Tue
WEBINAR: Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (LPD) @ webinar
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This Introduction to Lean Project Delivery webinar will introduce Lean as relative to the design and construction industry.  Participants will learn why Lean matters for their projects and why they should care. They will be introduced to the key principles and wastes that are foundational to Lean.  

During this presentation, participants will learn to:

  • Define Lean and principles associated with a Lean operating system
  • Identify the principles and tools relevant to Lean design and construction processes
  • Recognize various types of waste in design and construction and apply tools to reduce, minimize, and/or eliminate waste 
Presenter:

Brian Winningham – Owner, Field Driven Lean

Brian_Winningham_Casual-2_Resume (002)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Brian Winningham has over 20 years’ experience leading, managing, planning and estimating construction projects. He is passionate about sharing the benefits of Lean Construction. Brian is the leader of the San Antonio LCI Community of Practice (CoP). He is an LCI Approved Instructor for LCI training courses and an approved instructor for the AGC Lean Construction Education Program (LCEP). Brian is also a Veteran of 3/75 Ranger Battalion and active with Veterans in his community.



Registration for this webinar will close one hour before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link within 24 hours of registering. If you register the day of, you will receive your confirmation an hour before the start of the webinar.


Please use the registration link email to add this webinar to your calendar. If you are not able to attend the webinar due to time zone misunderstandings, no refunds are given – there are no exceptions!


**This webinar will be recorded and a link will be sent to all paid registrants**


AGC Picture1 1.5 CM-Lean CE Credit | AGC of America recognizes “Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (LPD)” as qualifying for continuing education hours towards the renewal of AGC’s Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean). Each hour of educational content is equal to 1 hour of CE credit. Attendees may earn up to 1.5 hours of CE Credit by attending this webinar.

Oct
14
Mon
SAVE THE DATE
21st LCI CONGRESS
Oct 14 – Oct 18 all-day
21st Annual LCI Congress (Ft. Worth, TX) @ Fort Worth Convention Center
Oct 14 @ 7:00 am – Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm
Oct
25
Fri
WEBINAR: Avoiding the Big Mistakes: 5 Essentials To Ensure High Performance @ webinar
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

“All of the big mistakes happen on the first day.” – BIG BIM little bim, Finith E. Jernigan AIA

There are five essentials owners often overlook when standing up a project team. This webinar will challenge common day one assumptions. It will take owners beyond good intentions and fuzzy team building to address deep rooted attitudes and habits that drive supply chain self-serving and adversarial behavior. We will provide also provide you four criteria to evaluate individuals and determine up front if you have a high performing individual, or not. As a bonus you will receive a PDF of a comprehensive checklist for launching a high performing team.


Presenter:

Rex Miller – Owner, Go mindSHIFT


Rex Miller

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rex Miller is an international award-winning author, compelling speaker, and top futurist. He has worked in the design and construction industry for forty years. He lives at the intersection of numerous complex challenges including the common nightmare of delivering capital projects, workplace disengagement, toxic shadow cultures, workplace health and well-being. He is known for solving “wicked problems” by linking diverse thought leaders together in a two-year process called MindShift. Rex has won the CoreNet Global Innovators Award, Industry Excellence Award and IFMA’s Award for Excellence.


Rex holds a master’s degree as a futurist and entered the world of consulting after 25 years as a corporate leader. He is a certified tennis professional and has coached Hall of Fame and Olympic athletes. His unique experiences and skill set allow Rex to guide leaders into new conversations, new relationships that result in new realities. Some of his clients include Google, GoDaddy, Intel, MD Anderson, UHS, Balfour Beatty, DPR, MWH, Andres Construction, Haworth, and many others.

 


Registration for this webinar will close one hour before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link within 24 hours of registering. If you register the day of, you will receive your confirmation an hour before the start of the webinar.


Please use the registration link email to add this webinar to your calendar. If you are not able to attend the webinar due to time zone misunderstandings, no refunds are given – there are no exceptions!


**This webinar will be recorded and a link will be sent to all paid registrants**


AGC Picture1 1.5 CM-Lean CE Credit | AGC of America recognizes “Avoiding the Big Mistakes: 5 Essentials To Ensure High Performance” as qualifying for continuing education hours towards the renewal of AGC’s Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean). Each hour of educational content is equal to 1 hour of CE credit. Attendees may earn up to 1.5 hours of CE Credit by attending this webinar.

Nov
6
Wed
WEBINAR: 5S in Construction – Bringing Lean to the Field @ webinar
Nov 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Why do 69% of manufacturing companies use 5S? It improves productivity, quality, safety and schedule. This webinar will focus on 5S for construction. It is a core Lean method to bring Lean thinking to front-line workers in the field. It is simple. It costs nothing. And you can start doing it today. Learn how to apply Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize and Sustain to construction to see real results immediately. The webinar is of particular interest to general and specialty contractors. 


The webinar will cover:
  • What is 5S about and what does it have to do with Lean?
  • How to use “Just in time,” “Nothing hits the Ground,” and “Everything on Wheels”  to eliminate waste and make work flow on site.
  • See real project examples, lessons learned and best practices that you can use.
  • Why “Standardize” is the key to continuous improvement.
  • Learn how to get it started on your project or in your organization and keep it going.
 
Presenter:

David MacKay – Owner, Milestone Lean Consulting LLC

David MacKay Headshot Square

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

For the last 29 years, David has been passionate about how to make the design and construction process better. He has worked both in the field and the office on a wide range of projects including power plants, petro-chemical, theme parks, airports, small TI’s, hotel, research, and multi-family housing. His strong background in planning and scheduling helped him see the need for a better way to bring teams together to plan, design and build projects. Lean Construction is the answer. David is still involved in hands on project planning, but most of his time now is focused on training and supporting others.



Registration for this webinar will close one hour before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link within 24 hours of registering. If you register the day of, you will receive your confirmation an hour before the start of the webinar.


Please use the registration link email to add this webinar to your calendar. If you are not able to attend the webinar due to time zone misunderstandings, no refunds are given – there are no exceptions!


**This webinar will be recorded and a link will be sent to all paid registrants**


AGC Picture1 1.5 CM-Lean CE Credit | AGC of America recognizes “5S in Construction – Bringing Lean to the Field” as qualifying for continuing education hours towards the renewal of AGC’s Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean). Each hour of educational content is equal to 1 hour of CE credit. Attendees may earn up to 1.5 hours of CE Credit by attending this webinar.

LCIs Cascadia-Seattle Community of Practice PAST Events

The Last Planner® System (LPS™) using Villego Simulation (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

May 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Read more >>

Target Value Delivery – An Overview (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

April 10, 2019 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

LCI Education Course: Target Value Delivery (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

April 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Read more >>

Beyond BIM – Technology Enabled Building Operations (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

January 16, 2019 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

Beyond BIM – Technology Enabled Lean Construction Processes (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

November 28, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

Beyond BIM – Technology Enabled Lean Pre-Construction Processes (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

October 24, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

Beyond BIM – Lean Design (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

September 19, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

Integrating Lean & Ergo to Improve Safety & Productivity (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

June 13, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

March 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Read more >>

A Lean Coffee (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

March 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – February (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

February 2, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – December (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

December 13, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – September (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

September 21, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Mass Timber and LCI Congress Recap(Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

November 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – July (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

July 27, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

LEAN Construction in Cascadia an evening of Continuous Improvement, Sharing and Reflection(Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

June 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Read more >>

Lean Coffee -June (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

June 6, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – April (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

April 25, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Agile Values, Scrum Process: Application to Architectural Model Creation, Management and Delivery (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

April 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Read more >>

Agile Values, Scrum Process: Application to Architectural Model Creation, Management and Delivery (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

The Business Case for Lean – Proof Positive (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

February 28, 2017 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – February (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

February 23, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Incorporating Lean to Improve Safety & Productivity and Practice Before You Play (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

December 13, 2016 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – DECEMBER (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

December 21, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – November (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

November 17, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Target Value Design Workshop (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

November 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Read more >>

Lean Happy Hour – November (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

November 1, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – September (Cascadia-Seattle CoP)

September 29, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – August

August 25, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
Read more >>

Beyond Intro to Lean: Learning Last Planner with Villego

June 24, 2016
Read more >>

Incorporating Lean and Ergonomics to Improve Safety & Productivity and Practice Before You Play

June 14, 2016
Read more >>

Choosing by Advantages: A Sound Decision Making System

May 18, 2016
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – April –

April 28, 2016
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – March –

March 31, 2016
Read more >>

Lean Coffee – February –

February 24, 2016
Read more >>

Cascadia-Seattle CoP 2015 Kick-Off

June 27, 2015
Read more >>

Catalyzing Lean Transformation: Process Improvement and 5S

June 16, 2015
Read more >>

Univ. of Washington, Bothell Ccampus Copy

June 10, 2014
Read more >>

Lean Design & Construction – Principles & Best Practices

April 15, 2014
Read more >>

How to Use Lean Design & Construction to Form a Collaborative Approach to Your Next Project

April 8, 2014
Read more >>

Seattle: “Lean as a Counter-Measure to Major Project Risks for Owners, Designers and Constructors”

December 14, 2011
Read more >>