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Ohio Valley

LCI Ohio Valley Community of Practice

We welcome you to the home page of the Ohio Valley Community of Practice (CoP) of the Lean Construction Institute.  The Ohio Valley CoP has been in operation for seven years with the goals of education and outreach on behalf of LCI.

Traditionally we have held 4 programs a year focusing on lean construction basics, applications in design, advanced training, and on-site observations.  We occasionally bring in speakers from outside the region for advanced training, but have mostly been able to rely on local practitioners to present.  To further advance CoP goals, last year we began holding a quarterly breakfast for owners to facilitate dialogue about the unique challenges they face.  This year we started hosting morning coffees and happy hours in alternating months when not presenting a program.

We are always eager for new participants and thought leaders in Lean.   We invite any interested to reach out to our leadership team or come to an event.  Please contact me at jcleves@dbllaw.com if you’d like to become more involved with our CoP.

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Mar
21
Wed
Last Planners Workshop @ Bay Area SMACNA Offices
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Benefit from practical implementation advice and engage with colleagues in the field who are using Lean and facing many of the same challenges.

This is a highly collaborative forum for superintendents, foremen, and tactical field managers to share in a small-scale learning environment (40-50 attendees) in an approach geared to providing in-depth learning and sharing. Build connections among experienced peers for continued knowledge sharing across regions during and after the event.

This event is specifically tailored for those with considerable workface experience in implementing Last Planner® and other Lean techniques on projects. We want attendees to be able to contribute from their experience, as well as gain from the insights of others. If you have gained such experience in Lean implementation and are looking to collaborate with others on their challenges and successes, this is the event for you.

May
30
Wed
SAVE THE DATE
2018 Design Forum
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!

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 Ohio Valley Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

LCIs Ohio Valley Community of Practice PAST Events

Lean Coffee (Ohio Valley CoP)

February 16, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee January 2018 (Ohio Valley CoP)

January 19, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee December(Ohio Valley CoP)

December 15, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lessons Learned: Tales from the Front Lines. One GC shares their first experience using Last Planner (Ohio Valley CoP)

November 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
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Lean Coffee November (Ohio Valley CoP)

November 17, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee October (Ohio Valley CoP)

October 20, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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Lean Coffee (Ohio Valley CoP)

September 15, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
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CANCELED – The Business Case for Lean – Cincinnati (Ohio Valley CoP)

September 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Lean Coffee (Ohio Valley CoP)

August 18, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
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Lean Coffee (Ohio Valley CoP)

July 21, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
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Continuous Improvement: Implementing a Study Action Group (Ohio Valley CoP)

June 6, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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Benefits of Lean Series, Toyota’s Georgetown Plant Tour (2016)

August 16, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
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Benefits of Lean Series, Toyota’s Georgetown Plant Tour (2016)

August 16, 2016
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Learning Last Planner with Villego

June 13, 2016
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Lean Happy Hour (April 2016)

April 21, 2016
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Benefits of Lean Series: Using Design Assist to Meet an Extraordinary Challenge

March 15, 2016
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Benefits of Lean Series, Toyota’s Georgetown Plant Tour

September 15, 2015
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Tales from the Front Lines: Stories of Lean in Action

March 10, 2015
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Benefits of Lean Series, Toyota’s Georgetown Plant Tour

August 5, 2014
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Implementation of Lean Concepts

June 2, 2014
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“Target Value Design”

August 24, 2011
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