Come early and join us for a half day "Intro to Lean"
Separate registration required - click here
Northern California Community of Practice (CoP)
Bay Area Branch
Unleashing the Power of our Supply Chain -
Understanding How to Engage our Value Added Partners
Southland Industries & Frank M. Booth
Mission Bell Manufacturing
How is our supply chain applying lean business practices and processes to their operations and projects and what can we do as a community of practice to engage them in a constructive way to integrate them better and unleash the full potential of their value added workforce.The format of this session will include 6 minute presentations and a moderated open forum panel discussion exploring how our community can improve our lean delivery performance through improved integration of our lean supply chain.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, from 5:00-8:00pm
Early Registration / Cancellation Deadline: Tuesday, February 5, 2013. There will be no refunds after this time. Each person must register and pay to attend the meeting and dinner. Please help us save time, expense, and avoid people showing up at the last minute… plan ahead.
Value-Added Proposition (i.e., how it benefits attendees)
Attendees will learn about supply chain initiatives that can add value to their projects and organizations and will be able to engage in an open forum conversation with our local community of practice about how to improve our lean project delivery model by integrating our supply chain better.
1. Introductions: Welcome to LCI Nor-Cal Chapter
2. Salad Chat: Participants will take this time to identify questions they want to ask the panel members about roadblocks and challenges they have in delivering.
3. Introductions and Share Salad Chat Highlights: A "lightning round" report-out of your table’s lessons observations
4. Featured Program
5. Key Takeaways: A “lightning round” to share your key takeaways about the program.
6. Questions: A “lightning round” to ask questions about the featured program.
7. Presenter to Respond.
8. Next meeting overview.
9. Training opportunities – Coming events
10. Plus / Delta: Feedback to improve each meeting.
Note to First Time Attendees and Others New to Lean Construction:
Please review a glossary of terms and other introductory readings before attending the meeting by visiting http://www.leanconstruction.org
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Hs. Lordships, Berkeley Marina
Registration Assistance: firstname.lastname@example.org
**Special Registration Discounts: If you are not an LCI Member, you may sign up today at the LCI Member rate for this event if you purchase a one-year individual membership for $250. Go to: http://lci-individual-membership.eventbrite.com to read about the benefits and sign up today. Then, enter the words "New Member" when prompted for your “individual membership number” while signing up for this event at the LCI Member rate. Thanks!
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When & Where
LCI Nor Cal Community of Practice
Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1997. The Institute operates as a catalyst to transform the industry though lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. We have these broad goals:
Transform design and construction
· Promote ever-wider acceptance and use of lean principles, practices and tools on design and delivery of projects
Set standards for lean performance
· Common language and fundamental principles
· Basic practices
Provide education for lean project delivery
· Awareness, learning and understanding of tools and techniques
· Catalyst for action
Conduct research to promote continuous improvement
· Robust program of basic and applies research evaluation
· Translate findings into transformational tools & techniques
Sponsor Communities of Practice for continuous learning and application
· Established in major markets nationwide, expanding into new areas over time
· Developing strong ties with academic and industry organizations
· Expanding understanding of Lean: fostering networking and mentoring
The Northern California Community of Practice (CoP) of LCI provides local Lean support to owners, architects and designers, engineers, contractors, specialty contractors, and suppliers. We invite owners and project delivery team members to meet together as a Community of Practice to learn, share, and develop a lean community in Northern California. As a regional forum for conversations among practitioners, the CoP will help create a new common sense for the AEC industry as LCI continues to build knowledge in design and construction.