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Northern California

LCI Northern California Community of Practice

Welcome to the LCI Northern California Community of Practice. Our community serves Lean practitioners from the Bay Area to the Central Valley. Currently we hold two separate events per month, one in the Bay Area in Oakland, and a Central Valley event in Sacramento. Every third month we hold a single joint event at a more neutral location in Walnut Creek. We take the month of July off so that members of our CoP can enjoy some summer vacation time with family.

As you know, the design and construction industry is transforming into a more collaborative culture through the application of Lean principles and integration project teams. Our goal is to create an environment where owners, architects, designers, contractors, trade partners, suppliers, academics and industry organizations can all come together to share, learn, and explore Lean principles and processes with a common goal of improving our industry and delivering value to our Owners and community.

Each December and March our Core Group meets to outline our monthly event topics that is inspired by LCI’s vision to transform the Built Environment through Lean Implementation and to ultimately increase stakeholder satisfaction and maximize project delivery value.

If you have topics that you would like to present or have any questions or comments please contact Angela Bowman (Leader) at Angela.Bowman@boldt.com. For any membership questions or sponsorship opportunities please contact Dan Goodman (Membership Leader) at daniel.goodman2@ucsf.edu

UPCOMING National LCI Events

May
30
Wed
2018 LEAN IN DESIGN FORUM @ Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
May 30 – May 31 all-day

Connect to the Industry Through Partner Investment

Lean in Design Forum — May 30-31, 2018

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
71 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Telephone: 312-346-7100
www.wyndhamgrandchicagoriverfront.com

Design Community – your involvement in the beginning of the project planning process is crucial to saving the team from delivering projects late and with less value. This is also where Lean in design can help! Lean methodologies are helping 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 2018 Lean in Design Forum will address common struggles LCI members 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 2018 LCI/P2SL/AIA Lean in Design Forum is the 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.

2018 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 design colleagues at this year’s Lean in Design Forum in Chicago – the must-attend design industry event!

For questions about Design Forum programming, please contact Joan Piccariello, Director of Program Development, at joanp@leanconstruction.org


Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

Interested in getting your company’s name in front of the leaders in Lean design? Become a Lean in Design Forum Sponsor or Exhibitor*!
Contact Ilene Goldberg, igoldberg@leanconstruction.org, for more information.

* Limited number of exhibit tables available!



2017 Lean in design practice

2017 Lean in design practice

2017 Target Value Delivery

2017 Target Value Delivery

View 2017 Lean in Design Forum photos from last year’s event!

Jun
27
Wed
Owner Forum 2018 @ Jackson Health System
Jun 27 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

This conference provides a forum for owners who are implementing Lean in their organizations to connect with other similar Owners. We are focused on connecting and educating those on their Lean journey. The conference will be a series of owner panels with facilitated discussion to follow each.

LCI Owner’s Committee: Bill Seed (Jackson Health System); Al Manshum (Advocate Health); Scott Nelson (Advocate Health); Mike Mayra (General Motors); Victor Sanvido (LCI); Mike Staun (Procter & Gamble); John Bechtel (PSU); Digby Christian (Sutter Health).

Oct
15
Mon
SAVE THE DATE
20th LCI CONGRESS
Oct 15 – Oct 19 all-day
Oct
14
Mon
SAVE THE DATE
21st LCI CONGRESS
Oct 14 – Oct 18 all-day

LCI Northern California Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

May
9
Wed
Highlights of Current Research from the Project Productions Systems Laboratory (P2SL) (Northern California CoP – East Bay) @ AIA East Bay Office
May 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

LCI-CoP_Final 

LCI Northern California Community of Practice(Oakland)

presents

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

Speakers:

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.

May
10
Thu
Highlights of Current Research from the Project Productions Systems Laboratory (P2SL) (Northern California CoP – Sacramento) @ Coact Design Works
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

LCI-CoP_Final 

LCI Northern California Community of Practice(Oakland)

presents

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

Speakers:

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.

LCIs Northern California Community of Practice PAST Events

A Factory of One: How to Apply Lean to Your Individual Work (and your life) (Northern California CoP)

April 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Going Integrated on Hard Bid Work at UC Davis (Northern California CoP)

March 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Fix What Bugs You: How Southland Uses Videos to Drive Lean Culture (Northern California Bay Area CoP)

March 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Lean Happy Hour (Northern California Oakland CoP)

February 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Lean Happy Hour (Northern California Central Valley CoP)

February 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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A Successful Team Celebrates Breakdowns (Northern California CoP)

January 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Creating Clarity for the Organization: Answering the 6 Critical Questions (Northern California CoP)

November 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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LCI Training Blocks: Last Planner System and Mindset of an Effective Big Room (Northern California CoP)

November 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
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How to Minimize Risk & Maximize the Chances of Success – Lessons from Sutter Health(Northern California CoP)

September 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Four Architects Lean In (Oakland)

September 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Transforming Culture: Learning Essential Conversations and How to Navigate Moods (NorCal)

August 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Maximizing Value By Design (Northern California CoP)

August 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (Carolinas CoP)

June 9, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
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Pull in Production Workshop (Central Valley Branch – NorCal)

May 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Pull in Production Workshop (Bay Area Branch – NorCal)

May 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Lean Training: Introduction to Lean Project Delivery (Oakland)

April 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
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The 5 Choices (Northern California CoP)

April 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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The Business Case for Lean (Northern California CoP)

June 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Psychological Safety and How It Affects Team Learning and Performance (Sacramento)

March 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Psychological Safety and How It Affects Team Learning and Performance (Oakland)

March 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Lean Happy Hour (Northern California Bay Area CoP)

February 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Lean Happy Hour (Northern California Central Valley CoP)

February 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Design Management Scheduling Using a Kanban Board (Northern California CoP)

January 11, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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CPMC Van Ness and Geary Hospital Lean Case Study and Job Tour

October 25, 2016 @ 11:30 am – 1:20 pm
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The Advantage of a Healthy Organization for Project Success (Northern California CoP)

November 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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The Design Side of Lean Construction / A Joint Presentation with AIA East Bay – Oakland (Northern California CoP)

September 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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The Informed Decision – Choosing By Advantages – An Overview and Workshop – Sacramento

September 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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The Last Planner System: Everything from A-to-Z with Simulations

August 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am
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Lean Happy Hour – AIA Sacramento Office

June 23, 2016
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Target Value Design Workshop

May 24, 2016
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Incorporating LEAN Principles in a Conventional Design-Project at UC Davis – Oakland

May 12, 2016
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Incorporating LEAN Principles in a Conventional Design-Project at UC Davis – Sacramento

May 11, 2016
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[TRAINING] Lean 101: Introduction to Lean Design & Construction

April 12, 2016
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Lean Happy Hour – AIA East Bay Office

February 10, 2016
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Continuous Improvement: Case Study from University of California, San Francisco

January 13, 2016
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Implementation of Lean Safety on the Jobsite

November 11, 2015
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A Better Way to Build – with AIA East Bay

September 23, 2015
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Lean Leadership: Building the Lean Culture

September 9, 2015
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Integrated Practices in Design, Lessons Learned on the UHS Henderson Hospital

August 12, 2015
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Lean Leadership: Building the Lean Culture

August 12, 2015
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Effectively Managing ThedaCare’s True North Vision

July 8, 2015
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There is Building and There is Architecture – Opening the Black Box of Design

June 10, 2015
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Creating a Useful Project Production Tracking System

June 10, 2015
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Creating a Useful Project Production Tracking System

May 13, 2015
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There is Building and There is Architecture – Opening the Black Box of Design

May 13, 2015
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Intel’s Construction Revolution

April 8, 2015
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LCI/P2SL State of the Union & Networking

March 11, 2015
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Lessons of a Failed Kaizen Event

March 11, 2015
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Lessons of a Failed Kaizen Event

February 11, 2015
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LCI/P2SL State of the Union & Networking

February 11, 2015
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Lean Leadership for 2015 and Beyond

January 14, 2015
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Lessons of a Failed Kaizen Event

November 12, 2014
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Integrated Design Build Delivery on the St. Jude’s Medical Center Project

August 13, 2014
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Half Day Introduction to Last Planner Training

August 13, 2014
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Integrated Process for Document Quality Assurance – Sacramento

July 17, 2014
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Integrated Process for Document Quality Assurance – Berkeley

July 16, 2014
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An Owner’s Perspective on Integrated Lean Construction in Healthcare

May 7, 2014
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Small Wins: The Essence of Continuous Improvement B

April 10, 2014
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Half Day Introduction to Lean Project Delivery

April 10, 2014
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Small Wins: The Essence of Continuous Improvement A

April 9, 2014
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Challenges to Creativity and Innovation in the Design and Construction Industry

February 12, 2014
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Half-Day Introduction to Lean Project Delivery

February 12, 2014
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LCI and our Trade Associations – How do we look?

January 9, 2014
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LCI and our Trade Associations – How do we look?

January 8, 2014
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Central Valley Branch: “Best of 2012… Lean Process & Information Flow – Realizing your Team’s Potential to Build it Right the FIRST TIME”

January 9, 2013
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“How Technology is Moving Design, Delivery and Construction Closer in Time and Precision”

October 3, 2012
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“A Comparison of Commitment Tracking Methods”

September 12, 2012
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Combined Branches: “Using Target Value Design & BIM to Create a Reliable Contract Price for a $1B Hospital”

August 8, 2012
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Combined Branches: “Explorations is Set Based Design”

July 11, 2012
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“Pull Scheduling in Design”

May 10, 2012
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Bay Area Branch: “The 9th Type of Waste: Untapped Potential How to Turn Valuable Information into Real Value”

March 14, 2012
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Bay Area Branch: “Built in Quality-Getting Things Done Right…The First Time”

February 8, 2012
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