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Central Florida

LCI Central Florida Community of Practice

Welcome to the Central Florida Community of Practice (CoP) website!  The CoP’s purpose is to educate our members on how to improve the productivity and efficiency of everything they do.  We advocate use of Lean principles and tools in all areas of business including the office, shops, vehicles, and at the jobsites.  Through programming and development, the Central Florida CoP helps our members learn and grasp Lean terms and techniques, having a positive impact on the culture change that needs to happen for Lean practices to be implemented.  We have created a Lean forum where you can learn how the Lean process organizes operations and supplies to make the most of available labor, space, and capital.

Lean is not a program that is ever finished; it becomes the culture of the company, therefore providing greater value to all of our customers.

Whether you are researching what Lean Construction is about, just starting your Lean Journey, or have been at it for years, we welcome you to join our upcoming events.  To become more involved in the Central Florida CoP, please contact Ted Angelo, Chair, at Ted.Angelo@grunau.us.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Mark your calendars! Following are the 2018 events to be offered by the Central Florida Community of Practice. Please check the event calendar and watch your email for the invites! We look forward to seeing you!

May 15, 2018 (Tuesday)
Orlando, FL
11 am – 4 pm
Topic = Introduction to Last Planner® System (Lunch provided)

May 16, 2018 (Wednesday)
Tampa, FL
11 am – 4 pm
Topic = Introduction to Last Planner® System (Lunch provided)

September 20, 2018 (Thursday)
Tampa, FL
1 pm – 4 pm
Topic = 2 Case Studies

September 21, 2018 (Friday)
Orlando, FL
1 pm – 4 pm
Topic = 2 Case Studies

November 28, 2018 (Wednesday)
Orlando, FL
1 pm – 4 pm
Topic = LCI Congress Highlights

November 29, 2018 (Thursday)
Tampa, FL
1 pm – 4 pm
Topic = LCI Congress Highlights

LCI Central Florida Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

Apr
4
Thu
Happy Hour Networking and Lean Construction (Orlando) (Central Florida @ Robins & Morton Orlando Office
Apr 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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LCI Central Florida (ORLANDO) Community of Practice

presents

Happy Hour Networking and Lean Construction

 


Join the Central Florida CoP at our first event of 2019. We will enjoy happy hour beverages and snacks while we learn and support each other in our lean endeavors related to the construction industry. This event will be taking place in Orlando and Tampa, so be sure to sign up while there are still spots open. Registration is Free!

Participants from cross functional roles as designers, constructors, owners, trades partners, and associations propose discussion topics around any subject about which they want to learn – THERE ARE NO IRRELEVANT DISCUSSION TOPICS! Each proposer takes 15 to 30 seconds to pitch their topic, written on a sticky note, to the group. Once all topics have been pitched, voting begins to establish a priority for discussing the topics. Topics are then ordered from highest to lowest votes and examined accordingly. Participants will receive 8 minutes of time to discuss the topic. After 8 minutes there will be a ‘thumbs up/ thumbs down’ to decide whether or not the discussion should continue. Thumbs up equals 4 more minutes on the clock. This happens until it is agreed that the topic has been discussed to satisfaction. Takeaways are considered and then the topic with the next largest amount of votes is addressed. Come as you are and be ready to learn.

REGISTRATION FREE- Registration Required

Light snacks and beverages provided

 

Apr
10
Wed
Happy Hour Networking and Lean Construction(TAMPA) (Central Florida) @ Whiting-Turner (Tampa) Office
Apr 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

LCI-CoP_Final 

LCI Central Florida (TAMPA) Community of Practice

presents

Happy Hour Networking and Lean Construction

 


Join the Central Florida CoP at our first event of 2019. We will enjoy happy hour beverages and snacks while we learn and support each other in our lean endeavors related to the construction industry. This event will be taking place in Orlando and Tampa, so be sure to sign up while there are still spots open. Registration is Free!

Participants from cross functional roles as designers, constructors, owners, trades partners, and associations propose discussion topics around any subject about which they want to learn – THERE ARE NO IRRELEVANT DISCUSSION TOPICS! Each proposer takes 15 to 30 seconds to pitch their topic, written on a sticky note, to the group. Once all topics have been pitched, voting begins to establish a priority for discussing the topics. Topics are then ordered from highest to lowest votes and examined accordingly. Participants will receive 8 minutes of time to discuss the topic. After 8 minutes there will be a ‘thumbs up/ thumbs down’ to decide whether or not the discussion should continue. Thumbs up equals 4 more minutes on the clock. This happens until it is agreed that the topic has been discussed to satisfaction. Takeaways are considered and then the topic with the next largest amount of votes is addressed. Come as you are and be ready to learn.

REGISTRATION FREE- Registration Required

Light snacks and beverages provided

 

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Mar
29
Fri
WEBINAR: Building a Healthy Team for Project Success: Cooperation vs Collaboration @ webinar
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Why collaborate? Because it works, and because we can!

To foster true collaborative behavior – collaboration that can withstand the inevitable challenges presented by complex construction projects – requires the right people performing the right tasks within an environment that promotes trust and mutuality of expectation over shared project outcomes. Teamwork produces optimal results in nearly all fields of human endeavor. Military engagements, marketing campaigns, and sporting contests all depend on closely coordinated team effort. The failure to work as a team often results in failure or worse.

Investing in building a collaborative culture and a “people first” initiative has been shown to be a primary ingredient to engender success and to improve project results. This presentation will present some basic leadership strategies for building a healthy project team and a culture of collaboration on projects of all scopes and complexity.

What is your leadership style?

  • Command and Control
  • Consensus
  • Collaborative

Presenter:

Bruce Cousins, AIA – Principal, SWORD Integrated Building Solutions

BCCPicture2.5x2Bruce has over forty years of diverse experience in Architecture and Design/Build project delivery. For the last ten years, he has served as a leader, consultant and mentor for non-traditional project delivery for both Architects and Builders. As an industry-recognized leader in the use of computers as a design tool, He has been an evangelist of the Building Information Modeling-BIM process in Architectural practice and Construction. After 36 years working in various industry disciplines, in 2014, he established Sword Integrated Building Solutions providing Leadership Coaching, BIM and Lean consulting to companies who recognize the value of implementing Lean principles and practices to realize operational excellence.

He has successfully implemented the Last Planner® System on many projects. He is a registered Architect, an LCI consultant partner, and a certified AGC CM-Lean instructor.


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 “Building a Healthy Team for Project Success: Cooperation vs. Collaboration” 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.

May
29
Wed
Lean in Design Forum 2019 @ Palmer House - A Hilton Hotel
May 29 @ 7:30 am – May 30 @ 5:00 pm

Connect to the Industry Through Partner Investment.

As a member of the design community, your involvement in the beginning of the project planning process is crucial. From ensuring on-time delivery to guaranteeing high-quality project value, your role is vital to your team’s success. Lean in Design can help you continue to exceed expectations! Lean methodologies help design and construction companies in the U.S. and around the world become more efficient while increasing client satisfaction, cutting costs and eliminating re-work.

The 2019 Lean in Design Forum will address common challenges members of the design community often encounter such as:
Transforming a firm’s culture holistically
Implementing Last Planner® System in design effectively
Making sound decisions collaboratively
Onboarding team members consistently

The annual 2019 LCI Lean in Design Forum, in partnership with P2SL and AIA is a unique event where designers come together to learn about and advance Lean methodologies. Industry-leading design practitioners will present on how Lean techniques free up time for creative decision-making and innovative problem-solving on current topics affecting the design community.

2019 Lean in Design Forum attendees will find immense value in:
Presentations by experienced Lean practitioners
Interactive learning roundtables
Lean in design phase educational sessions
Networking among Lean practitioners with passion for collaboration, creativity and efficient project delivery.

Join your colleagues in the design community at this year’s Lean in Design Forum in Chicago — the must-attend design industry event of the year!

Your registration fee includes the Wednesday evening reception on May 29, plus full breakfast and lunch on the days for which you are registered.

Oct
14
Mon
SAVE THE DATE
21st LCI CONGRESS
Oct 14 – Oct 18 all-day
 

LCI Central Florida Community of Practice Past Presentations

July 18, 2017 – Tampa and Orlando Business Case for Lean – Pemberton & Mace

LCIs Central Florida Community of Practice PAST Events

Highlights of 2018 LCI Congress (Central Florida CoP – Orlando)

November 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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CANCELLED: Highlights of 2018 LCI Congress (Central Florida CoP – Tampa)

November 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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A Tale of Two IPD Projects & The Building of Tron (Florida & Shanghai): Comparison of Lean Construction Techniques (Central Florida-Tampa CoP)

September 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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A Tale of Two IPD Projects & The Building of Tron (Florida & Shanghai): Comparison of Lean Construction Techniques (Central Florida-Orlando CoP)

September 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Introduction to Last Planner System (Central Florida CoP – Orlando)

May 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Introduction to Last Planner System (Central Florida CoP – Tampa)

May 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Parade of Trades PLUS Lean Overview (Central Florida-Tampa CoP)

March 8, 2018 @ 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
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Parade of Trades PLUS Lean Overview (Central Florida-Orlando CoP)

March 9, 2018 @ 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
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Highlights of the 2017 National LCI Congress (Orlando) (Central Florida CoP)

November 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Highlights of 2017 National LCI Congress (Tampa)(Central Florida CoP)

November 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Orlando- Business Case for Lean (Central Florida CoP)

July 18, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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TAMPA – Business Case for Lean (Central Florida CoP)

July 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
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The Business Case for Lean (Central Florida CoP)

April 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
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Highlights of the 2016 National LCI Congress (Central Florida CoP)

February 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Highlights of the 2016 National LCI Congress (Central Florida CoP)

December 14, 2016 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
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Introduction to Choosing by Advantages

September 21, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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“UHS Case Study of Sandy Pines Hospital – A Lean Journey”

June 24, 2016
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Making Lean Work in Construction

June 15, 2016
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Identifying Waste in the Design and Construction of Projects

March 16, 2016
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LCI National Congress Highlights & Improving Project Delivery

December 5, 2015
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Magic Kingdom HUB IPD Journey & The Villego Game

September 15, 2015
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Implementation of Lean Construction Principles and Practices on the JetBlue TSF Project

June 10, 2015
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Advanced Work Packaging & Legal Framework

March 18, 2015
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Lean Turnaround & Who is the Real Last Planner

December 10, 2014
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Benefits of Lean Project Delivery – FULL, no additional registration

September 24, 2014
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Pull Planning and Parade of Trades

June 18, 2014
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UHS Case Study of Sandy Pines Hospital – A Lean Journey

March 12, 2014
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