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LCI San Diego Community of Practice

If you are interested in learning more about Lean project delivery, join the more than 600 professionals that have participated and learned from events hosted by the San Diego Community of Practice since 2007.  The CoP offers a learning program every other month that covers a Lean-related topic, project, or subject matter including interactive simulations.  If you are new to Lean, the CoP provides a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and learn more about Lean practices on capital project planning, design, fabrication and construction.  If you are a seasoned Lean practitioner, consider sharing your knowledge with the greater San Diego community.  To learn more contact Sandra LeDrew at sledrew@mascariwarner.com or David Umstot @ david.umstot@umstotsolutions.com.  

 

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LCI San Diego Community of Practice UPCOMING Events

Sep
30
Wed
Applying Lean to Progressive Design Build – Part 2 (San Diego CoP) @ Zoom Meeting
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn from the experts in this Zoom hosted meeting. 

Steve Wilson from HMC Architects, has assembled a panel of Builders who are all practicing what we preach in terms of incorporating Lean into their Progressive Design Build Projects. This will be an interactive session with the ability to ask questions through the Zoom chat feature, as well as hear how the experts are bringing the benefits of Lean and Progressive Design Build to their organizations. On the panel are:

  • Brendan Connolly, Partner/ Architect at Mithun
  • Henry Nutt, Preconstruction Executive at Southland Industries
  • Andrew Van Loy, Partner at Excel Engineering
  • Ron Migliori, Structural Engineer / Senior Principal, Buehler Engineering

The panel will be moderated by Steve Wilson.

Applying Lean to Progressive Design Build – Part 2 (San Diego CoP) @ Zoom Meeting
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn from the experts in this Zoom hosted meeting. 

Steve Wilson from HMC Architects, has assembled a panel of Builders who are all practicing what we preach in terms of incorporating Lean into their Progressive Design Build Projects. This will be an interactive session with the ability to ask questions through the Zoom chat feature, as well as hear how the experts are bringing the benefits of Lean and Progressive Design Build to their organizations. On the panel are:

  • Brendan Connolly, Partner/ Architect at Mithun
  • Henry Nutt, Preconstruction Executive at Southland Industries
  • Andrew Van Loy, Partner at Excel Engineering
  • Ron Migliori, Structural Engineer / Senior Principal, Buehler Engineering

The panel will be moderated by Steve Wilson.

UPCOMING National LCI Events

Sep
29
Tue
WEBINAR: Bosch RefinemySite. The Lean collaboration platform by Bosch
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

RefinemySite is a cloud-based construction collaboration platform that applies Lean principles to enable your entire team — from superintendent to trade contractors — to plan, communicate and execute in real time. Join us for this educational program so you can experience how your project team can use Last Planner System® practices with RefinemySite to more productively plan, coordinate, confirm and learn from your work.

Oct
1
Thu
WEBINAR: Getting the most of the Last Planner System® during Covid-19
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Join the vPlanner team for this short overview of the best practices of managing collaborative pull planning while working remotely. Since February, our team has coached dozens of project teams around the world to transition from on-site management to remote/hybrid management of their production plans using vPlanner. We will also share how we have been adapting takt planning to a variety of project types and situations including in recovery planning to lessen the impact of social distancing on the workflow. We have assembled lessons learned for planning the design, construction, commissioning, and activation that we will share during this webinar.

Oct
8
Thu
WEBINAR: 10 Resources to Guide an Effective Lean Construction Journey
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Review 10 essential Lean books with Lean construction leader and author Hal Macomber. Intended for people starting to implement Lean practices as well as those continuing to build their Lean organizations and projects. This is the perfect precursor to Congress and will help keep teams on track well after the event is over.

Oct
19
Mon
22nd Annual Congress (Virtual) @ A Virtual Conference
Oct 19 @ 9:45 am – Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm

Discover the presentations that mean the most to your Lean journey with five tracks built around the overarching theme of The ABCs of Lean: Transformation through Actions, Best Practices and Coaching:

  • Transforming Behavior & Culture
    Lean isn’t just about tools and processes, but rather effective ways to approach challenges. New thinking leads to Lean behaviors and creates a culture of continuous improvement and respect for others. This track will explore how coaching can drive sustained behavioral change and the techniques and best practices that have demonstrated positive results.
  • Transforming Preconstruction & Design
    Architects, engineers and trade partners face unique challenges when asked to collaborate during pre-construction. This track will investigate the challenges have been addressed by applying Lean throughout the project planning and design phases to maximize value and reduce waste.
  • Transforming Procurement & Production
    As speed to market demand continues to drive pressure for quicker turnover of projects, more effective procurement, and transformational supply chain management is needed. This track will cover the actions, best practices and coaching methods that are being used to explore and solve delivery challenges and increase productivity through Lean design and construction.
  • Transforming Construction Support & Planning
    Construction support and planning tools create better information flow and transparency. Together, we will discuss how utilizing tools such as visual communication, project onboarding processes, the Last Planner System ®, etc. have transformed projects and outline what obstacles these tools have helped resolve. Attendees will share how they have coached or have been coached to leverage construction support and planning tools to achieve Lean transformation.
  • Transforming Field Execution & Safety
    Optimizing field efficiency and effectiveness through safe practices should be the number one goal of all Lean organizations. This track will cover the actions, best practices, or coaching techniques have been implemented to transform the field or safety on various projects.

 

Oct
28
Wed
WEBINAR: Effective Big Room @ GoToWebinar
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

High-performing teams function on collaborative brain power to rapidly advance work and add value by operating in a Big Room setting. Effective Big Rooms are only possible with the mindset and behaviors that break down the traditional silos to allow for cross-functional team collaboration and decision-making.  Through the Effective Big Room webinar, you will gain a foundational understanding of the concept of a Big Room by learning the benefits, purpose, and implementation considerations.  This webinar will lead you to understanding how to improve collaboration and drive transparency within your team to optimize project outcomes.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the meaning of a Big Room, and understand the purpose and benefits of implementing the approach to improving project outcomes.
  2. Understand the characteristics and behaviors of a Big Room Team including aspects of effective facilitation.
  3. Identify venue types for hosting a Big Room, and discover the key elements for tailoring the space to support collaborative activities.
  4. Gain insights into how the Big Room approach supports knowledge sharing and enhanced collaboration.
Nov
13
Fri
Conversations With Coaches @ Zoom Meeting
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Join us for a 90-minute virtual CoP experience to engage   deeply with independent Lean Coaches in a collaborative discussion.

Come with your most vexing Lean implementation or project   problems and get expert advice. We will utilize breakouts to discuss topics   in small  groups, each led by a coach.

The Zoom link for attendance will be included with your   registration confirmation email.

This  is going to be a fun and interactive session and   we will be capping registration at 70 in order to keep the groups small! As well, joining from your mobile device may be frustrating. For that reason, we are only allowing  attendees to join from your computer. We also ask that everyone #turnyourcameraon and come ready to actively participate! It will enrich the experience for all participants.

 

LCIs San Diego Community of Practice PAST Events

Industry Day

August 5, 2016
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Special Event with Sammy Obara of Honsha

March 24, 2016
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Value Steam Mapping

January 21, 2016
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Incentive Programs for a non-IPD, Design-Build Public Work Project

September 17, 2015
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Challenges and Opportunities to Improve Design Management and Pre-Construction

August 13, 2015
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Design Using Last Planner System®

May 14, 2015
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The Airplane Game: An Exercise in Production System Design

March 19, 2015
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Lean Practices from Competition through Construction: A Holistic Approach to Designing and Constructing the UCSF Mission Hall Project

November 20, 2014
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Beyond Design and Construction – Advancing Building Information Modeling for Post Occupancy

September 25, 2014
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Lean Design: Integrating Lean Techniques Into Design As Well As Construction

July 24, 2014
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A Lean Coach’s Assessment of Last Planner® Around California

May 22, 2014
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How High Performance Teams Create Lean Construction Results: an Architect’s Perspective

March 20, 2014
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Using Six-Sigma to Measure the Positive Impact “Lean” Has to Offer in Project Delivery

January 16, 2014
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“Realizing Our Collective Potential – Translating Tacit Knowledge into Real Value”

May 17, 2012
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“How to Implement a Lean Culture within an Organization”

January 26, 2012
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