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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

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 Ohio Valley Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

May
18
Fri
A Lean Coffee (Ohio Valley CoP) @ Turner Construction
May 18 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

LCI-CoP_Final 

LCI Ohio Valley Community of Practice

presents

A Lean Coffee


Join us for a Lean Coffee to learn and support each other in our Lean endeavors! Take part in an open conversation in a safe, small and low-pressure environment about the topics that are relevant to our Lean community. We want to hear about the problems you are solving, the issues you want to solve, and lessons you’ve learned on your Lean Journey. No previous Lean experience is required.

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.

Attendance is free of charge.

Parking information will be provided to those who register.

Coffee and Light Snacks to be provided.

Jun
15
Fri
A Lean Coffee (Ohio Valley CoP) @ Turner Construction
Jun 15 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

LCI-CoP_Final LCI Ohio Valley Community of Practice

presents

A Lean Coffee


Join us for a Lean Coffee to learn and support each other in our Lean endeavors! Take part in an open conversation in a safe, small and low-pressure environment about the topics that are relevant to our Lean community. We want to hear about the problems you are solving, the issues you want to solve, and lessons you’ve learned on your Lean Journey. No previous Lean experience is required.

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.

Attendance is free of charge.

Free Parking in lots near Turner.

Coffee and Light Snacks to be provided.

LCIs Ohio Valley Community of Practice PAST Events

A Lean Coffee (Ohio Valley CoP)

April 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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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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